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Feelin' Broody

Although I haven’t had my period since May 2012, thanks to a combination of extended breastfeeding and genetics, I’m fairly certain I’ve been ovulating. Every once in a while I get crampy on one side (my left side, the ovary that produced all 3 of my pregnancies) and start to feel broody. 406 more words

Single Mom

Just stuff

What a busy weekend! Hubby and I had a lunch date on Friday afternoon and it was weird to have lunch alone with hubby, we never do it anymore. 832 more words


Plug in Baby...

I was born to be a mother. Every since I was a young girl, with my plethora of Tiny Tears and teddy bears, walking them round the “park” which was our small garden in my doll’s pram. 874 more words


PMS for Chickens

It started off so innocently.  Amy, our Black Australorp, starting hanging out in her coop every day.  I didn’t worry about it at first and would occasionally check on her and carry her out of the nesting box to join the other girls.  321 more words

Icelandic Chickens

Last fall, I was given a starter flock of Icelandic chickens, 3 hens and a rooster. They over wintered in our unheated chicken house beautifully, despite the worst winter here in Illinois that I have seen since I was a kid. 121 more words


Oh baby...

*Early warning – this post will feature babies, baby stuff and hormones – feel free to leave now if you want*

Work was thrown majorly off track today and to be honest, it was no big deal. 859 more words



There’s a lot to love about this adaptation of Jane Eyre.

The setting is an alternate steampunk-ish England, where the War that has just ended isn’t World War I, but a war against the evil Fey.   300 more words