• CINDERELLA PUMPKIN

    BIBBIDI BOBBIDI BOO! Here’s a pic of one of the French heirloom pumpkin, otherwise known as the Cinderella pumpkin. I wonder how big it’ll get? Now, all I need is a fairy godmother.  😉 Weather Report: Warm, but thankfully not humid!

  • EGGCITING!

    WELL, LOOKIE HERE! Taadaa!! This morning upon daily inspection of the nesting boxes, we found a little surprise! Looks as if Miss Clementine laid the egg.  They are a bit smaller than regular eggs {as bantams are much smaller than regular chickens} so we’ll have to use 2 for 1

  • IS IT SPRING YET?

    As I have mentioned before, the weather this year has been very strange. So strange in fact that the other day one had to do a double take… some of the daffodils were starting to come up! In addition one of our hens, Peggoty has gone broody. Which, we read,

  • IDLE HANDS ARE THE DEVIL'S WORKSHOP

    Aren’t I cute? Thanks to Lisa fromAmericanHomebody for passing along this totally outrageous link {Chicken Hat} & {Pictures of chick models–ooh la la} . For those of you who want a quick and easy knit project or who have been having trouble knitting socks, well then, this is for you.

  • IDLE HANDS ARE THE DEVIL’S WORKSHOP

    Aren’t I cute? Thanks to Lisa fromAmericanHomebody for passing along this totally outrageous link {Chicken Hat} & {Pictures of chick models–ooh la la} . For those of you who want a quick and easy knit project or who have been having trouble knitting socks, well then, this is for you.

  • HOT TIME, SUMMER IN THE CITY

    Summers last hurrah… Sheesh, I can’t believe it’s already September!   In the month of August we’ve already  surpassed last year’s market of produce harvested from the yard {2,322 lbs in 2001 and now in 2002, 2,414 lbs}. We still have four months to go… Already, we are planning on

  • CLEANING TIME

    Un-cluttering and simplifying Have spent these last couple days going through the house and garage and dumping all the STUFF that has accumulated over the years. Old clothes will be recycled into rags or donated, and stuff that’s just JUNK will be thrown out. We try to use/re-use items until

  • SMELLS LIKE SUNSHINE

    Here are two cool sites that I have come across in my surfing the web: Clothes Pins for the Revolution: Scouring the web for anti-consumerist and ant-exploitation information.Project Laundry List : Organization focusing on sustainable forms of energy, through art, advocacy, action and education. Weather Report: Overcast in the morning

  • AND NOW THERE ARE FIVE

    So long Felix, we’re sad to see you go. :- We fortunately found our bantam rooster {Sir Felix} a good home!!!! It’s about two blocks from our home and the guy there raises bantam chickens in his yard. He has a cute little place with apple, peach, and other fruit

  • LONDON CALLING?

    Drab and drizzly morning in August… except for the morning glories It’s a dark, cool, wet & drizzling day… I’d say a might strange for a summer’s day in August don’t you?  Global warming is not a problem eh? Weather Report: Strange to say the least.