My funny rabbit eating a fresh spring carrot

We have the cutest, sweetest little bunny rabbit named Aggie. Our sweet little girl will be three this year, can you believe it?! Aggie lives outside but she is spoiled rotten by everyone in our family. She gets fresh grass picked for her, little bits of celery and lettuce scraps. Delicious rabbit food and alfalfa […]

It’s a chicken kind of day – come visit the coop!

It’s such a gorgeous Spring day here in Northwestern Pennsylvania! The temperatures stayed in the high 70’s all week and my chickens have been enjoying all of ¬†the fresh green grass, not to mention the insane amount of bugs already making an appearance this early in the season. We’re doing a bit of shuffling around […]

Have you ever been to a chicken yard sale?

Or maybe a better question would be, Are you sick of hearing about chickens yet? Sorry, can’t help it. I’m convinced every family should own a chicken… or 30. They are funny creatures, they lay eggs, they cluck, what’s not to love? {okay, they do occasionally get into things they shouldn’t, don’t let it deter […]

Help us name our new Silver Laced Wyandotte Rooster

After Mr. Puff died from old age I told myself that it would be a long long time before I felt ready to have another rooster in the coop. Telling myself something and actually doing it are two completely different things however. So when I was browsing Craigslist last week and saw a listing for […]

Life with chickens in the coop

I just thought I’d share a few minutes of chicken owning goodness with you today. Even though I’ve owned chickens off and on for most of my life, is it totally strange that I could still sit outside all day and watch my chickens run around after each other, scratching, clucking, and making us giggle? […]

Things of my backyard haven

In our backyard we have many things. Speckled fluffy silly things clucking cooing, a bit too curious plump and useless wings Things that offer beauty joy and softness petals bursting with good cheer sweetness tempts the buzzing drifting to my ear Things that brood with patience and even warn to stay away Things with whiskers […]

Wordless Wednesday – Mr. Puff

Mr. Puff. A Spring Chicken no longer, Stay with us a little while longer Mr.Puff The summer breezes Will soon be ruffling your tail feathers As you call softly to your girls. A young Mr. Puff {2005} {Getting older} An 8 year Oops! a 7 year old Mr. Puff {The best rooster in the world} […]