Spring Means Tick Checks for People & Pets

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Although I love Spring for the beautiful weather and the blooms, I also dread it for one little reason. Ticks will be out in full force as the weather warms. Last weekend Capt. M had a tick crawling on him. […]

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Country Life: Chickens Loosing Feathers

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A few days ago we noticed that some of our chickens were loosing their feathers. Chickens loose feathers for many different reasons. It is important to determine the reason for the feather loss. Some feather loss might not be a […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips & Ideas

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Spring is almost here and that means it’s time to Spring clean! I am tired of clutter. Not only does our home need a good cleaning, but we need to reduce the amount of items we have. I know I […]

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Can Brown Eggs Be Dyed for Easter?

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Since we have chickens, we usually have an abundance of eggs. Our hens lay brown shelled eggs. When it comes time to dying Easter eggs, we use our farm fresh eggs. We have never had an issue with dying brown […]

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Snow Creations

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After two weeks of ice and freezing rain, our little town of West Tennessee had been anticipating SPRING—-and we did receive a ray of hope that it was NEAR with 65 degree weather until Wednesday. However, the weatherman promised a […]

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Easter Eggs Dyed With Onion Skins

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Last year I decided to do something a little different for dying Easter eggs. I had read that onion skins will dye the eggshells. Since I am always looking for more natural things, I thought this idea was pretty cool! […]

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Don’t Forget: Spring Forward Sunday

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Who is looking forward to Spring? ME! We have had several weeks of ice and snow. I’m ready to kick winter out of here and move onto Spring! The time change to Daylight Savings Time this Sunday reminds me that […]

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Pack It: Clean Snacks

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Packing fresh berries for lunches, breakfast, and snacks with these new, space-saving, easy to use Ziploc containers is pure delight. They are serving sized at only 4 ounces each! These little squares are simply stackable—and look super neat in your […]

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