The Farmhouse Menagerie

Pretty little egg.

The Inaugural Egg

So….that happened. I’m being all cool about this right now, but, believe me, all my friends and family got a photo texted to them like someone had just given birth.  Which is funny because my sister-in-law is actually about to give birth–three-days-passed-her-expiration-date-about-to-give-birth– and that’s what we should really all be […]

Coop du Jour, Part Deux

Coop du Jour, Part Deux

What’s the coop du jour?  It’s the coop of the day. Sorry.  It doesn’t get old for me.  Twenty points to anyone who calls the movie that’s ripped from. Anyway, back to the chicken coop.  It is complete (ish)!  I’ve got a few more minor aesthetic adjustments to make, but […]

Free-ranging Ladybirds

Free-ranging Ladybirds

The chicks are a whole two months old now, and they have settled into their new routine like old professionals.  Man, do these girls go to town on the bugs and the weeds.  The back garden?  The one I refer to as the ‘Weed Garden’?  Not so much anymore.  I’m […]

The Chicks Taste Freedom

The Chicks Taste Freedom

  The chicks are just over a month old now, and this means old enough to have some supervised recess out in the garden.  It was a nice day out, so I thought, what the heck!  There just really isn’t much cuter than watching those little chickadees bop in and out […]