Chickie girl update!

Our baby chicks have been growing like weeds. They will be 6 weeks old soon and they just moved out into their own house… messy little ladies needed their own space. They started out like this: Just look at those adorable little faces! From left to right we have; Moonblack (a Black Australorp), Goldie (anContinue reading “Chickie girl update!”

Spring Update… or Chicks and Spinning and Gardening Oh My!

So. I’m going to try to get back into posting here regularly – I have so many projects and suburban homesteading adventures and I feel like we should keep track of them someplace. First of all, let’s start with an update. We have baby chicks! This is our newest, arguably biggest, adventure this spring. WeContinue reading “Spring Update… or Chicks and Spinning and Gardening Oh My!”

Tempting Tuesday – Daffodils

Inspiration continues to flow from the springy world outside. In a few short weeks we’ve seen our peas and spinach sprout, planted apple trees and raspberry canes, and marveled at the amazing blooms of the daffodils springing up. Without further ado, the temptations!1. This journal from QuinnBookbinding would be a perfect place to record yourContinue reading “Tempting Tuesday – Daffodils”

Planning the growing season

If I haven’t updated the blog as recently as we might have liked, blame the weather. It is unseasonably warm and lovely, filling my head with dreams of this summer’s garden. Since we recently moved into our home, this season is the first to start painting on the canvas of our property. While a littleContinue reading “Planning the growing season”

Dreaming of Spring

Yet another winter storm warning tonight and tomorrow and we’re all starting to feel the winter gloom. However, spring is just around the corner and it is garden planning time. To keep motivation high, it seems like a good time to share some photos from last year’s deck garden. I have to say, my EarthboxContinue reading “Dreaming of Spring”