All About Honeybees!

All about honeybees! And why they are the COOLEST animal ever. I don’t know how my obsession with honeybees started. Call it what you will: fate, destiny… a horse. But since it started, it hasn’t stopped. And probably never will. The thing I can’t wrap my mind around is how anyone could even think to … [Read more…]

Working On The Chicken Run

For a while I haven’t been able to pinpoint what I truly want my blog to be about. While revamping my about page, I wrote up the little section about me wanting you to feel like you’ve just been welcomed in for a cup of tea. And I realized that is how I want my blog … [Read more…]

Chores: An Appreciation Post

Howdy! Mary here. Let’s talk about chores… Now I feel like in the minds of most people, the word “chore” has a negative vibe to it. As though it’s a task that you have no choice about. Well by golly, that’s exactly what it is! Now since chores are a part of life and will … [Read more…]

Sprouting barley(the lazy method)

Howdy! Mary here. Let’s talk about barley… I acquired a couple big bags of barley from a friend in the hopes of building an elaborate grain sprouting/fodder growing system to feed my chickens. What I didn’t factor in was the amount of time that I don’t have to build such a system. I did some … [Read more…]

August 2016 updates!!

Howdy! Let’s talk about things… Mary here, back with yet another update post. Wow. Is it actually August already?! My calendar says yes, the weather says June, but my brains says “Ehhh no. Pretty sure it’s still April.” It’s weird how months work like that. Always out to confuse me. I have been super busy … [Read more…]

May 2016 updates!!

Howdy! Let’s talk about stuff… Friends, neighbors, whoever is reading this, welcome to my blog! My name is Mary, but it depends on who you’re talking too, and this is a generic life update post. Much has happened in the merry merry month of May. Pun intended. I can’t believe it is already June 1st! … [Read more…]

Broody hens and what to expect

Howdy! Let’s talk about broody hens… First off, I’ll explain what a broody hen is for those who might now know. “Broody” is what you call a hen when she decides that she is going to try and hatch a clutch of eggs. A hen can decide to go broody whether you have a rooster … [Read more…]

Broody hen and turkey eggs!

Howdy! Let’s talk about turkeys… I was out in the coop the other night tucking the ladies in, and I went over to the nest box to collect the eggs. Well, it was pitch black in the nest box but I reached in anyway because what could be there besides a whole bunch of eggs? … [Read more…]

Introducing… The Schuyler Sisters!

Howdy! Let’s talk about rabbits… A post or two ago I mentioned that I had recently added two more rabbits to my flock? family? whatever you wanna call it. This post is all about them! I was searching around on craigslist a few weeks ago not looking for anything in particular when I decided to … [Read more…]