Tag: chickens

Chirp chirp chirp

The days have been sunny and warm (95 šŸ˜³) these last few days (normal temps for New Hampshire in May are in the high 60’s), we have been soaking up the sun, playing with birds, & getting our hands dirty. We had half an acre… Continue Reading “Chirp chirp chirp”

Anniversary #3 *edit*

Apparently I missed it, but according to WordPress So let’s have a quick year in review * This time last year I was home schooling * We were renting a house on the New Hampshire/Vermont boarder, just two hours south of Canada * We… Continue Reading “Anniversary #3 *edit*”

Getting ready

This past weekend we spent time preparing for the arrival of our last critters (who should be here tomorrow), finishing up the portable chicken coop, and the kids learned how to card wool. First I would like to say, that it is a miracle… Continue Reading “Getting ready”

BabiesĀ 

I have hardly picked up a hook or knitting needle this week, my kids were on spring vacation (did I mention we are no longer homeschooling?! We have FANTASTIC school here), so we were busy doing other things such as:    Cleaning up the… Continue Reading “BabiesĀ “

Oh Ailey

Sometimes cats don’t want anything to do with you, but when you are working with yarn?! They are all up in your business. So today’s post is brought to you by snuggly cats, take it when you can get it, because it won’t last… Continue Reading “Oh Ailey”

Getting ready

My sewing machine is in the shop, naturally I am upset about this because it was a horrible April fools trick for my machine to play on me. It had been working so well, I brought home two quilt kits to work on this… Continue Reading “Getting ready”

Back to business (almost)

Well my migraines are few and far between, I can function with almost no medication, and I can leave my house for long periods of time, so I think it’s safe to say that despite limited mobility of my left hand (pain in joints,… Continue Reading “Back to business (almost)”

Is a vacation really a vacation, when your kids wake up before 7…every single day?!

After a long week away, a four hour drive home, & a power outage due to storms, I am finally able to put pen to paper…errr fingers to iPad screen. When I left off we had gotten two new babies, Old English Bantam Roos.… Continue Reading “Is a vacation really a vacation, when your kids wake up before 7…every single day?!”

Well, I’m getting SOME stuff done.

I didn’t finish carding all my wool, I could place blame on ten different things but really, I got burnt out. It’s okay though, I spent about an hour yesterday cleaning the drum carder and I wasn’t about to get it dirty again after… Continue Reading “Well, I’m getting SOME stuff done.”

Lola

Meet Lola! She has survived every predator attack we have had on the farm. Today a fox attacked our chickens and despite the good effort Moose made, the fox managed to get away. All the chickens ran into the backyard, all but one. I… Continue Reading “Lola”