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how do you like your eggs in the morning?

I like mine poached on toast! Yes, day one in their new home, and the girls have given us 4 eggs. Looking forward to breakfast tomorrow.


meet the girls

The chickens have arrived and are settling in well. I hadn’t made up my mind whether to get 4 or 6 but a quick chat with the… 34 more words

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a deluxe chicken coop

My Dad has been staying with us for the past two weeks so we’ve taken a break from working on the house and turned our attention to the chicken coop instead. 176 more words

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Never in my life did I imagine I would be caretaker to a farm full of animals. When I was very little I wanted to be a veterinarian–until my dad told me I would have to give animals shots. 270 more words


Canning Chicken Meat

In keeping with our theme of self-reliance, the preservation of meat by canning is a valuable skill. Plenty of times you will want to freeze or dry your meat and there is nothing wrong with that under normal circumstances. 635 more words


No more sex men

I have come to realize that I don’t want to date.

Of course I realize this isn’t necessarily a permanent position, but when I think of spending time with a man physical stuff just doesn’t come into it. 592 more words


cuddling kittens

The kittens are growing up fast and we’ve had to take measures to stop our kittens having kittens! At the end of last year, Martin started taking too much interest in Tracy so in December he was off to the vet for his operation. 95 more words

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