So my six year old son posed the question to me a few weeks ago, “Do the chickens get Christmas presents?” I gave him the
Cat in the coop
We live in town. There are stray cats around but we have never had a problem with them. In fact our two hens have cornered
Louise’s Country Closet, for all your farm girl needs and then some!
A few months back a group of us girls were brought together to form Farm Chick Chit Chat. It was through this group that I
Are you an egg snob?
That question recently came up among a group of women near and dear to my heart. With so many hens molting, the fresh eggs were
Eggs and oatmeal
If you have read my blog from the beginning, you are aware, I am a reluctant farm girl. I thought I had left that life
Shhhhh, they’re sleeping
Darkness falls. The girls have gone to bed. Do you ever wonder what they are doing out there? I do! So I figured, why not
There is a first time for everything and with children there are many, many, many first times. We were bless to have the chance to
As I have said before, I was reluctant to get back into the whole “farm girl” life. But when my son wanted chickens I did
The value of an egg
As I was looking around for neat Halloween idea I came across Mad Scientist: 3 Halloween Experiments for Kids. My initial response when I saw
Did I just decorate for chickens!?!?!?
We have a chicken named Goldie. She has never, ever, EVER gone into the “coop” (aka our shed with chicken door cut in the side)
Evil wins..I surrender
Remember my rant about why baby animals are cute? Yeah so the suckers (we humans) will fall in love and not eat them! Well cute
Cute is EVIL
Why are baby animals so stinking cute? It is NOT so their mothers will love them. Oh no! As a mother I have come to
How it all began
**Queue Star Wars Music** Long, long ago, in a childhood far, far away……… At the age of 10, my parents moved us out into the