Category: Chickens

Homestead-y week for winter

Sometimes it’s hard to have too much to post on here in winter. Nothing is really growing, other than the indoor plants. Absolutely nothing is being harvested and some days it feels like winter will be lasting forever! I am hosting a little local…

Chicken Quilt Reveal!

It all started out with a pattern that I found on Pinterest! I made a test square using scrap fabric and I decided that in 2019 that I would make my first quilt! Here’s the pattern that I used to make a Chicken quilt…

Harvesting and planting on a Monday night

We had a light frost on Sunday evening, so I decided it was time to start bringing in most of the pumpkins and gourds! I am absolutely proud of the huge Dickinson pumpkins that I grew this year! All 98 pounds of them! Plus,…

July 2019 Goals Update

Where in the world have I been?! In the garden! I’m constantly harvesting, watering, pruning, weeding and mulching. But, I’m not complaining at all. I love this time of the year! And now, the goal updates: 1. Sew my first quilt– The craft that…

April 2019 Goals Update

Hello May! April was a very green month both at home and school! The goals are being checked off! And now, the goal updates: 1. Sew my first quilt– The craft that I wanted to try was making my first quilt. Everything is sewn…

A Great Earth Week!

This week started off with my family composting their food waste at our Easter get together! On a Earth Day I took the scenic route and walked to work! It was a great workout! (Our view really is absolutely beautiful up here!) The next…

Best week ever!!!

Remember how I said that I was hoping to be teacher of the year for the whole county? Well, I won!!! I was so surprised! It was the best feeling in the world! And I can’t wait to spread my love for teaching little…

Chicken quilt update!

Over the past 2 weeks, I have been working to get the top of the quilt pieced together! I am hoping to finish this up before garden season starts! The layout! Then, I started making rows, 8 in all! First row of the quilt!…

Homestead happenings with Blacksmith made hooks

This week was a cold icy week and we didn’t have much school. So, that means that the teen was eating everything that was in our house! I eventually had to make extra yummy food! We had homemade fajitas (so easy to make! Flour,…

Greening up the school and indoor plants

We are still working on recycling what we use and composting on our Waste free Wednesdays at school. This week we decided that the recycling bins needed cleaned out and counted. We have a terracycle box for our glue, the markers go to colorcycle…