Category: Things I Like

Chicken Art

Look at this awesome barn art I got from local artist and fellow chicken keeper, Chris Temple. I love it!!! Here’s a link in case you’d like something like it too: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/293146914540231

Barn Decor

New decorations for the coop and gate. We may be a muddy mess, but we’re a cute muddy mess! 😂 A few of you have asked about where I found my gate roosters. It was one of those 3am finds on eBay. I was…

Headed to the Farmer’s Market!

Today I’m headed to the downtown Sacramento farmer’s market with my favorite six year old, and my favorite Christmas present! I use this wagon in the garden and barn for a million things. It has all terrain wheels that can handle the pasture, and…

The Heat Source

Keeping chicks warm is one of the most important parts of raising new chicks. Baby chicks need at least part of their coop to be 95-100 degrees for the first two weeks. Then it should be reduced by 5 degrees a week, for a…

Flyte So Fancy!

Oh my gosh you guys!!! I have found the most amazing, in-your-fantasy-life-this-is-where-you-will-buy-all-your-chicken-supplies website! 😍😍😍 You have to check it out! It’s called Flyte so Fancy. https://www.flytesofancy.co.uk/index.html Tragically, unless you live in England, it can only be in your fantasy life. Flyte So Fancy, I…

Valentine’s Sweets

I got the sweetest treat for Valentine’s Day! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I don’t turn my nose up at any kind of chocolates, but these are special! They are Ginger Elizabeth chocolates!! (she says with reverence and a happy sigh) The Ginger Elizabeth store is like the…

Planting Bulbs in Spring?

Daisy and I planted hundreds of daffodil and tulip bulbs in the fall. It took us a couple of weeks. As we were finishing, we noticed that some of them were already sprouting green shoots and buds. I worried that if hard frosts did…

My Favorite Chicken Mug

A lovely rainy afternoon. Reading “Tumtum and Nutmeg” to the girls, coffee in my favorite mug, (I absolutely covet all the Jacques Pepin chicken dishes – look how silly the chickens are!) And fresh baked oatmeal chocolate chip cookies – crispy, chewy, warm, and…