Category: Pictures

ATV’s and outdoors

I wanted to share something tonight I feel strongly about. We as humans benefit from being outdoors. It helps with mood, energy, spirit, and health. Kids especially need to be outdoors and play. It helps them with mood, energy, creativity, imagination play, social skills building, self-esteem building, and so much more. I thought I would share with you one of my husbands and my … Read More ATV’s and outdoors

Happy Day :)

The boys wanted to say Happy Thursday 🙂 The chickens tried to escape the coop this morning as the wind caught their door and gave them an escape route… but we corralled them all and they are now back in the safety of their run. Us humans are off to work 🙂

Save the Trees… (and my bird feeders)

Today started out cold… Then it rained… Then it got really nice… After it got nice outside my husband and I finally finished the new laying house for the girls it is now installed and safe (I forgot to take pictures, I will try to later). I then took some time taking pictures around the property. Here is what I found… In the back yard our cherry tree … Read More Save the Trees… (and my bird feeders)

Barn of the day…

Barn of the day...

I found this barn when we were in Nebraska. If you haven’t figured out from my blog yet… Yes I love old barns… and chickens… and my dogs….

I hope you had a good day!

A day for the birds…

Today is sunny and bright… the flowers survived the winds and the chickens are out in the yard looking for food. The only problem is we were under a freeze warning last night and it is COLD today… Hopefully it will warm up so the dogs will go out and play. It would be a nice day to bundle up and go for a … Read More A day for the birds…

Dogs and chickens…

I am not really sure what our dogs first thought when the chickens were relocated to their yard home and were running around in the same space our pups spend time. Chase didn’t know if he should chase them, play with them, or run from them when they tried to peck him. Baxter on the other hand could care less he just wanted to … Read More Dogs and chickens…

Ice cream….

Today was an I need an ice cream day… It was my first day back to work from vacation… I had 123 e-mails, 20 some phone messages, and 15 sticky notes from co-workers with notes about my client’s on my desk. Plus I got some bad news about an old client that was sad. I also had a packed schedule that I had to fit the … Read More Ice cream….

Baxter’s Potato Kale Chowder

My whole house smells delightful and warm tonight. It’s been snowing off and on all day and my husband is sick, so I decided to make a warm and wholesome meal for dinner… So I made a chowder that would fill him up with good nutrition. So What you will need: 1/2 cup Olive Oil  (divided into two 1/4th cups) and extra for the garlic. 2 whole … Read More Baxter’s Potato Kale Chowder

Tales of Baxter the Therapy Dog…

So last night was Read Across America… Baxter did an exceptional job with all the crowd of kids, parents, grandparents, characters (as they were also celebrating Dr. Suess Cat in the Hat Birthday and had people in custume there for the kids), and other people passing. He was attentive and kind, even when the kids who were a little too rough. For his efforts … Read More Tales of Baxter the Therapy Dog…

Tuesday…

It was another long day. I had a training at work that started before I normally go in on a Tuesday. Then I worked my normal hours after that, for an 10 hour day total. It was nice to get off and come home to my husband and dad at the table waiting on the chinese food I was bringing, so they wouldn’t have to wait for … Read More Tuesday…

Lemon Paprika Chicken

Here is what’s for dinner tonight… What you will need: 1 lemon (zest the outside and cut in 1/2) 8 oz Peppers (mixed yellow, orange, red) frozen or fresh 8 oz Broccoli frozen or fresh 8 oz Green Beans frozen or fresh 6 oz Corn frozen or fresh 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (about 1 lb) 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 and 1/8 tsp ground … Read More Lemon Paprika Chicken