chickens · farmhouse renovation

Farmhouse Renovations and Farm lessons

Here we are, almost at the end of January and I realize it has been quite some time since I last updated on our renovation progress.  Mostly, because the work has been at a standstill for quite some time now. Even though the addition was started a year ago, it has not felt like it… Continue reading Farmhouse Renovations and Farm lessons

chickens · Peacocks · Uncategorized · weekend updates

under the magic blanket

These seed packets jumped into my shopping cart the other day.  I’ve been reading the seed catalogs and dreaming about what I will plant in the garden this year.  Ah spring, I’m looking forward to welcoming you. Right now, though, it is very cold out and we are under a blanket of snow.  Our pipes… Continue reading under the magic blanket

chickens · Daisy and Winter · Uncategorized

New Year New Life

In the night, on December 8th,  Mr. Cottage and I became chicken grandparents.  Our little hen, Daisy only 8 months old herself hatched her first chick.  Daisy was terribly weak and unable to stand or walk because of her 21 days of sitting and not eating or drinking.  I knew I needed to help her out.