This spring and into the summer has been a battle of epic proportions. Our two female ducks kept hiding nest, trying to make another bid
Egg Bound Hens – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention
I’d like to say that this was the first time I had ever dealt with an egg bound animal, but I can’t. Being egg bound
Dos and Don’ts Of Going To A Drive-In Theater (And Why You Should GO!)
I have wonderful memories of going to the drive-in movies with my family as a child. My folks would place our tiny lawn chairs on
Grilled Veggie and Chicken Stir Fry
Recently we were asked by Cave Tools to do a review of their Vegetable Grill Basket. Having already tried their Wood Chip Smoker Box and Rib Roast
When Life is Passing You By
Recently I took a break from blogging. I told myself it was only going to be a week or two, just long enough to get
A Broody Hen: What is it and what do you do about it
When it comes to raising chickens, sooner or later, you’re going to get a broody one. As with all living things, there is an inner
Do Chickens See Better Then Humans? – Fascinating Facts About Chicken Eyesight!
The other day my hubby asked me what colors chickens see. I know, we have odd conversations around here. I knew they could see colors
When You Open a Magazine and See Your Own Face!
At the beginning of the year, I was contacted by a UK publication about writing an article for them. They were looking for around 2,000
Fairy Eggs – My Chicken Laid What!?!?!
Raising chickens can be a rewarding and sometimes magical adventure. There is nothing like getting your first egg! When a hen first starts laying her
Super Easy DIY Yarn Flowers – Make a Bouquet!
I’ll admit, I’m kinda on a DIY decor kind of kick right now. Last week I made a shabby chic burlap bunny, and this week
Banana Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
For the last couple days, I have walked past the over ripe banana sitting in the kitchen thinking, I really should make up some banana
Opossums in the Hen House!
When you have livestock, predators will show up. This is true for backyard poultry. Just because you might live in a nice little subdivision or
A Typical Tuesday During Sugaring Season
Every morning around here starts out pretty much the same. The oldest country kid is up before me, because he sleeps like 3 hours a
Slow Cooker Sausage and Potatoes With a Twist
No one likes eating the same meal over and over. We all get into recipe runts. Admit it. When was the last time you threw
It has been a while since we have done a Critter Spotlight. I realized the other night, we have a few critters that never got