I’m not going to lie to you; it’s been toddler tantrum city around here lately! D&K are both getting over a wicked nasty virus that’s been hanging on for 2 weeks now. As D&K get more run down, the timeline from frustration to full-on meltdown shrinks to about 2 milliseconds for them. However, just as …
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LOCKDOWN! That’s right! We’ve reached the lockdown incubation stage of our second set of chicken eggs. There are still 10 eggs going strong; 5 Ameraucana, 4 Silver-Laced Wyandottes and 1 Jubilee Orpington. I did a couple of things different during this incubation: Hand-turned throughout incubation – the incubator we have will only hold about 9 …
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As D&K get older, we’ve come to realize that they’ve also gotten much better at traveling. When D&K were infants, the 2+ hour car rides to visit our extended family were typically screamfests – the babies’ screamfest, not mine 😉 Now however, D&K will often fall asleep, keep themselves occupied with singing or chanting, and …
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Things are really moving along nicely with our little chicks and the second set of eggs in the incubator! Chicks “The Yellow One” has started roosting while sleeping! This is sort of a big step forward as, just a recently as a 2 days ago, both chicks would typically sleep in the area the heat …
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After traveling and a bought of sickness lately, it’s comforting to get back into the usual routines at home. In our house that means a satisfying Sunday roast. While the roast ‘beast’ changes from week to week, each dinner is thoroughly enjoyed by the entire family and signifies an end to one week and the …
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