It's National Library Week and to celebrate I thought I'd kick off my new section of the blog on Children's Literature by featuring some fun books on none other than our family's favorite feathered friends - chickens! The library has always been one of my favorite places to go ever since I was a child. Now that I have my own children, it's … [Read more...]
Advice I can offer from raising our own backyard chickens.
It's time to talk chickens again. They don't call me the crazy chicken lady for nothing! I'm just as crazy about my feathered beauties now as the day I brought them home in all their fuzzy yellow cuteness. (They grow up so fast!) So, once the weather started to take a turn towards winter, I knew we needed to do a few things to help protect our … [Read more...]
Happy Wednesday everybody! It's been a while since I gave you all a recent "scoop on the coop" regarding our feathered friends, so I thought I'd take this post to update you on what's new with our 5 pretty hens. To back waaaaaaay up, you'll remember when we first got these little cuties in May they were day old baby chicks who needed a lot of … [Read more...]
Maybe it's because my baby sister is getting married in 2 short days, but something in me feels very much like a mother hen these days. Looking after little chicks is sentimental work! We've been busy here over the last 7 weeks, tending to our own little flock of chickens, five of them to be exact. Although we're far from experts on the subject, … [Read more...]