Chicken Keeping for Beginners

Chicken Keeping for Beginners

Keeping backyard chickens is a wonderful experience. Chickens are sweet and low maintenance, with a few caveats which I’ll share below. I absolutely adore our chickens. They are my sweet girls. They are beautiful, and of the four that we have had since May, three of them are great egg-layers. And while most of the…

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Whole Foods for Health

As someone who struggled with my weight for the first half of my life, it breaks my heart to see others going through that pain. I was overweight from the time I was twelve-years-old until I was about twenty-two. Then during both of my pregnancies, I suffered from prenatal depression that led to me gaining…

2020: A Year to Flourish

flourish [ flur · ish] verb definition: to be in a vigorous state; thrive. to be in one’s prime; be at the height of fame, excellence, influence, etc. synonyms: bloom, blossom, boom, develop, do well, expand, multiply, succeed, thrive, arrive, flower, increase, score, be on top, bear fruit, get ahead, hit it big, live high…

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A Summer Flower CSA…

Hello, sweet friends! Happy 2020! I can hardly believe I’m typing that twenty-twenty (how!?), but so it is. Winter has recently started here which means freezing temperatures, snow, ice, rain, mud and little plant life for awhile. So I thought I would share a little bit of color and warmth from this past summer. I…

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A Season of Opening…

I’ve sat down countless times to write this post. Not necessarily this post, with these pictures, but the post about this season in my life, about the last year–the transition, the unfolding, the opening. There is something that happens when you experience loss on a large scale, when you lose everything and re-start from the…

An Autumn Bucket List

October has always been my favorite month and there is nothing in the world like that gorgeous smell of cooler days in the air and the gorgeous fiery shades of leaves changing color to reds, oranges and golds before they drift slowly to the earth. There are so many things that I love to do…