The Year in a Word

The Year in a Word. If I had to choose one word for this year it would be “RESILIENCE”.

Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans – this spring has nearly been a complete disaster, but there’s still some hope!

From Purple Butt to Up-Chuck

It’s been crazy around our farms lately to say the least!  Unfortunately, that has meant a bit of a hiatus on the blog and vlog front.  There is a ton to catch up on, but for now I’m starting with the next item in the “Chicken Saga”. Dad noticed a few days ago that a…

It’s Official – I’m a Terrible Gardener!

I knew I wasn’t the best gardener, but I’d had some good luck with random things – sometimes too good of luck and would kick myself for planting so much.  But all these failures are sure frustrating!

About a Chicken Named “Purple Butt”

Chickens are NASTY creatures!  I never knew that they could be so vicious – and not towards me, but to each other.  May that be a lesson to us all! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees…

We’re Headed to a Show!

Be sure to add this to your calendar – May 11, 2019, Towanda, Illinois, at the “Old Rugged Barn“!  We’re headed to the “Celebrate MOMZ Craft Show“! I think this will be a perfect first show for us – especially since it’s in an older barn!  It’s been a crazy spring (and about to be…

We Have Ugly Chickens!

From little fuzz balls to almost- feathered-out chickens, these things have changed so quickly and become a source of entertainment for all of us!  They’re getting their adult feathers in with their chicken fluff, so they look goofy and are growing so fast I can’t keep up with their progress! Let me tell you – if…