Month: June 2020

Carry On My Wayward Peep

So, it was a bit of a goat rodeo getting the peeps from the pen to their brooder, because it was too damn hot to finish the coop. The front door for the pen is not great, so it was held together by zip… Continue Reading “Carry On My Wayward Peep”

Coop Four

So we had our three coops, and were working on a fourth for the peeps. Well, we got the fourth done and it is quite the palatial crib. We learned some things along the way. And made some changes to the design. First of… Continue Reading “Coop Four”

Checking In with the Peeps

The peeps are having a day in the pen. More room than the brooder, and we aren’t *quite* finished with their coop.

Busy Little Bees

We decided to check the bees and do our final feeding. We have a laggy hive that we still feed. Well, Hive 1 is two years old. We put a super on this spring. No action in the super. Not sure what to do… Continue Reading “Busy Little Bees”

New Family

We have a new family on the block. Although they come back every year, so it’s not really new.

Three coop family.

We currently have three chicken coops. We are going to need a bigger boat. With 20-odd new chicks we were hurting for space, we love the coop the Husband built, but we decided on a few tweaks,

Weekly Wildflowers

We have a lot of wildflowers. A lot. It may not look it from the picture, but we do have a lot.

Farmers Market

One of the two things I miss most with the quarantine are hugs from my parents and farmers markets. The Husband and I are a good self-contained unit, but I miss my parents. We are working towards self-sufficiently but aren’t there yet. Not everything… Continue Reading “Farmers Market”

New Look

I was getting tired of my current look, kinda twee, so I changed to a simpler theme. Now if I could only figure out how to change the font color on links. I chose natural because it is a nice, neutral theme. Changed a… Continue Reading “New Look”

Rough Linen

Totally not an ad, but definitely a recommendation. When I first moved out to a homestead, my best friend sent me a great pinafore for my indoor/outdoor work.