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Phoebe: the Struggle is Real

Phoebe: the Struggle is Real

This dog. Two and a half years old and our running tally is: 1 ER trip after ingesting toxic plants 1 ER trip after ingesting a pack of silica beads 4 ER trips for bowel obstruction/gastroenteritis 3 ER trips due to bee stings and subsequent severe allergic reactions (usually involving […]

Because: More Chickens

Because: More Chickens

Sigh. We knew this would happen, didn’t we? Pretty wallpaper by Very Sarie on Spoonflower. Meet Pip (Pippy Longstocking): She is a Silver-Laced Polish, so she is going to be rocking some fabulous hurr pretty soon. And meet, Scout and Elphaba: Two beautiful Blue-Laced Wyandottes. They were all one day […]

Drinking with Chickens

Drinking with Chickens

Sometimes, when life gets weird, the only solution is to make a cocktail and go hang out with the chickens.┬áBecause that definitely makes things less weird. I’ve always loved blogging about my #frontporchdrinks cocktail adventures here, but they’ve kind of morphed into a whole other beast. And that beast really […]

Holiday Centerpiece

Holiday Centerpiece

Christmas floral arranging is one of my very favorite things about the season. It’s an opportunity to use some really interesting ingredients. For this one, I harvested poinsettias, sea holly, and (just now changing into fall color) crepe myrtle branches, as well as some locally-grown pepper berries and evergreens. There […]