What I was really hoping for on my deck was a nice place for my family and I to eat outdoors. We are a pretty large family, so I was looking around at patio sets and everything I found was either too small, too flimsy looking or too expensive. My thrifty spirit knew I could […]
In our modern society, many of us have become so removed from our food that there are lots of myths swirling around about eggs. One of the most common (and unlikely!) fears surrounding eggs is that you could pull an egg from the fridge, crack it open and out pops a fully or partial formed […]
It is spring time and our girls are in full egg production mode! We have easily 8 or 9 dozen eggs in the fridge right now, so eggs will be featuring in many meals in the next few days! These cheesy egg enchiladas are perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner and are easy to make […]
For the past couple decades, chickens have been growing in popularity as people become more interested in knowing where their food comes from, and the desire to live a more natural lifestyle. But they are more than just egg factories, they make excellent pets!
Humans have been using herbs for culinary & health benefits for as long as history has been recorded. Just like humans, wild birds have been observed gathering herbs for their nest or sampling them straight from your garden. So it should come as no surprise that herbs can also have a beneficial effect on your […]
Summer heat is just around the corner! It is exciting for humans, but for your chickens it could be deadly. Chickens can withstand the cold much easier than they can handle extreme heat. When temperatures get into the 80s, you should keep an eye on your flock and begin to use the tips below to […]