chickens · Daisy and Winter

Mirror mirror on the wall who is the egg thief

Ramblings from a small farmhouse. Our neck of the woods dodged a bullet with the blizzard that passed through the beginning of the week.  We had a coating of ice, which thankfully melted quickly with the return of the sun.  It was beautiful, all glistening and sparkly in the sun.  Really, I can’t complain about… Continue reading Mirror mirror on the wall who is the egg thief

chickens · farmhouse renovation

Red Roof Red Lights the color of Happy

Thank you for your kind response to the post last week, about the crappy week I had. Our little dog Peanut is doing pretty good except she had a really bad seizure about 4 am the other night.  It scared me and left me feeling pretty helpless.  Afterward, she went right back to sleep as… Continue reading Red Roof Red Lights the color of Happy

chickens · Cooking · Daisy and Winter

Love cookies and a great big cock-a-doodle-do

Tuesday it was all about cookies love. I baked a batch of chocolate chip love cookies for Valentine’s Day. While the cookies were baking, the cat, the dog, and the chicken slept peacefully. But the minute the cookies were done baking – Winter popped up and said are they ready? Chocolate Chip Pecan Love Cookies… Continue reading Love cookies and a great big cock-a-doodle-do

chickens · flower farming · Garden Project · Red Dirt Farmstand

Red Dirt Farm Stand – plans and dreams for 2017

I run a small – very small honor system farm stand at the edge of our farm.  I sell fresh eggs from our chickens and cottage style flowers I grow in our gardens. Sometimes I sell my handmade items too.  This year I hope to expand the offerings.

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