Tag Archives: Chickens

On the way to Maine

On our recent trip to the midcoastal region of Maine, we realized we were going to pass right by fellow blogger Denise at Fernwood Nursery and Gardens in Montville. I’ve been following her blog for quite a while enjoying her gardening and farming posts. Fernwood Nursery … Continue reading

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Hand-made gifts

After a cross-country move and living without things for almost a year, we stopped buying stuff at Christmas for immediate adult family members.  If it isn’t needed, wanted, or can’t be used, it just doesn’t find its way under the … Continue reading

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Master Gardener Spring Conference

Saturday was the Spring Conference for New Hampshire Master Gardeners. It was about an hour drive with three of the very best local gardeners I know. Wow – I was psyched up before I even arrived The Keynote speaker was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life

If you would like to share our daily adventures Like our Facebook Page, and if hand made fabric coiled baskets cause your pulse to quicken visit our 1840 Farm mercantile store. From our Farm Family to yours, have a safe … Continue reading

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Winner of Chicken Tote Drawing

Drum roll! The winner of the Chicken Tote was #20 – L. Bryant who has 32 chickens of her own. Congratulations! Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaway. If you have a moment in your busy day today, we’d … Continue reading

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All things chicken drawing

I remember the fun I had spending a large part of my youth at my grandparents’ New Hampshire farm, Brookside Farm. They had dairy cows, chickens, sometimes a pig or two for meat or a couple of ducks, a huge … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 02/12/13

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Chicken Coop

I cleaned the chicken coop this morning. Now, there may be some of you thinking – yuck, I don’t want to do that any time soon. Well, let me say I might have had that opinion in the past as … Continue reading

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Yankee baking

I’m at it again – I’m baking. How can a grandmother resist baking for her grandchildren when the chickens keep producing these gorgeous fresh eggs. Eight eggs from twelve chickens in one day! Last week I did a post about … Continue reading

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Painting and Friendship

I love to paint – craft projects, walls, fences, houses, whatever – I enjoy it. After a professional career in Corporate America, I find painting relaxing. It provides a beginning, a middle, and an end. When you are done, you … Continue reading

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