It’s official… we have a fox 😦 We have been pretty lucky here that predators usually stay away because the dogs are in with the chickens off and on all day and until bed time). The smell of the dogs and us usually keep them out of the fenced in area we have for the dogs and chickens. But not this fox… Sunday night we … Read More Sad News
The last 3 days it has been so humid that when I go out to take care of the animal or work in the garden I come back in looking like I just stepped out of the shower. The chickens are lazy and not laying eggs much. The dogs are lazy inside… Not the dog days of summer because the dogs don’t like the … Read More So humid… animals not happy… people not happy either
I was looking through older pictures and saw a lot of baby Baxter and baby Chase and the chickens… then I came across baby Grayson. I can’t believe he was this small. I could hold him in one hand. Crazy how fast they grow (been told this happens when you have babies too 😉 ) Glad we have photography to document it. I just … Read More Throw Back to Baby Grayson
It’s the 4thof July… time for fireworks, picnics, cookouts, and celebrating the USA! Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_(United_States) Its quite humid here today so they boys are inside or in the … Read More Happy 4th!
It must be at least getting a little close to spring (or it may be wishful thinking)…. but everywhere we went today there were baby animals running about… It may just me willing spring here and using these babes as my proof… Either way they are all cute when they are little 🙂 It was just nice to have a couple nice days of … Read More Babies, babes, everywhere…
Our baby Grayson is over a year old now. He has his own personality, own language and way he communicates, and he has adopted many spots all over the house that are his. His newest spot is on a new storage unit in the office of our home. It may be the afternoon sun he likes… or watching the birds on the feeders on … Read More New Sun Spot
Our little Grayson has a few perches in the house that he loves to sit in. During each season he has different things to watch and he will use one perch more then others. Right now he loves this one as he can see many things. He has recently been enjoying the snow falling… Watching the birds fly from the tree right below this window … Read More Snow, Bird, whatever that was…
Traditions are important to every person I know or have come into contact with. Our traditions usually come from our families, but once you get married you usually come up with some of your own. One tradition hubby and I do is try to have all our gifts bought by Thanksgiving or the week after and then have them wrapped by this time each … Read More Wrapping all the way…
Have you ever had a wish or do you have a wish… a wish that is so deep down in your heart that you are afraid to say it out loud? A wish that you have wanted so bad and long that you stop saying it out loud and keep it buried inside. Something you have prayed for and hoped for that it seems … Read More Wish… Deferred?
Last week we finally got a nice enough day to clean out the chicken coop. This means we rake, shovel, and scrape out all the old hay, shavings, dirt, and whatever else is in there. In it’s place we disinfect ( in a way that doesn’t hurt the chickens) and while that is setting in we clean out and spray down the boxes and get anything … Read More Coop Cleaning…
I love fall. If I had to pick a favorite season I would choose fall. It is the season hubby and I were married in, it has great weather for my boots, jeans and a vest, its not too rainy, its not too hot or too cold, and its the beginning of the good food season… hot apple cider, soups, stews, roasts, and all sorts of … Read More Autumn is upon us… I love it
This past week hubby and I went away overnight for our anniversary. Our neighbor agreed to watch the chickens and feed/let out the dogs so we could go. On the drive to Pittsburg, PA we went though the Gap. It has really pretty views especially in the morning hours. I am usually looking up at the mountains from home. Its a different perspective looking … Read More Anniversary Trip