The other day I was sitting in my yard, watching the hen Annabelle lead her four fluffy chicks into the woods. As I watched this first time mom and her quickly growing family, I thought about my own children. Hens have justly earned their reputation as excellent mothers, protective & loving. I realized there is […]
Summer time can be a difficult time to raise rabbits, especially fluffy Angora rabbits. Angora wool is 7 times warmer than sheep wool, so when the temperatures rise your fluffy little friend can get really uncomfortable quickly. If the temperatures exceed 85 degrees, rabbits can start to experience serious heat related distress and could even […]
Duck eggs are highly prized by bakers and gourmet chefs alike, but how are duck eggs different than your standard chicken egg?
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 […]