It’s hard to believe a year has passed since we picked up these little fluff balls that totally changed our lives. It’s been a year of chicks, ducklings, bantam adoptees, sick birds and eggs gallore. Never have I felt so helpless and so enamored with such tiny little things. I never expected so many life […]
We’ve been super blessed with amazing weather here in the Pacific Northwest and we’ve had some great photo-taking days! I was thrilled to capture this darling: Oh, ducks: Girls are getting back to laying regularly: Thank you so much for checking out the pics!
There are so many things in life you learn best by simply diving in. Our adventures in homesteading is one such example. That said, there is one thing I wish I would have known before I started raising chickens: one disease that is almost everywhere and yet often unknown to most hobby farmers. Spike’s […]
In nearly 12 months of chicken stewardship, we’ve come to terms with one stark reality: chickens are frail little creatures. Life is precious and fleeting, but in the sad moments that come with loss, so does the celebration of the happy moments. The realities of owning backyard chickens means that death is a part of this […]
Oh how time flies. The winter here in the Pacific Northwest has been a most favorable one — and the chickens have adored every moment of sunshine we can get. Of course, we’ve had a few rainy days, which the ducks have been big fans of!