Got Bitten by the Bug…

…. poultry bug that is! It all started with those 3 ducklings.. I know, I know, ducklings aren’t poultry, they’re waterfowl, but you get the point right?  Not even a week later I showed up to our local Ace Hardware and picked up these gals.   I don’t even know what possessed me to pick up…

Duck, Duck, Duck

Monday we drove down to North Carolina and picked up some fertilized Ancona duck eggs from a friend made in one of the numerous backyard waterfowl/ poultry Facebook groups in our area. Needless to say we are very egg-cited for this educational adventure to begin in our household! MJ can hardly contain herself and checks…

National Pet Day

Every once in a while a dog comes into your life and changes everything . This statement could not be more true than in our own household. It’s funny how small changes can impact your life for the better and for the worst. We got our dog Teagan when she was young almost 8 years…

Three’s Company

An organic garden needs a way to keep pests away. Virginia seems to be home for plenty of bugs eager to devour my precious plants, and what better way to keep them at bay than fuzzballs!  We adopted these cute ducklings off of a local Craigslist ad. They are very skittish and we are unsure…

Seeds of Life

2/12/2017 So begins my gardening adventure. I read online that some seeds do well if you start them indoors. Which is exactly what I decided to do.  So here are my first seedlings of 2017. Mostly herbs such as oregano, chives, cilantro, basil, sage, thyme, rosemary, and broccoli I also planted peppers, onions, and lettuce…

Garden Plans

“Make me something for Christmas” was my response to my husbands pestering question. Of course he would always reply with “what?” My answer after many months of thought “a garden”. I didn’t have a clue as to what I was going to grow in my garden, but what I did know was that it had…