The garden is going beautifully strong. The cool weather and constant rain early on has made our lettuces and kales grow like crazy, and now that the sun has peeked through at least a couple of times, we’ve got flowers and blossoms coming out, too!
We’ve been planting the seedlings we started last month any time the sun shines here in Massachusetts … which means that during our two days of sun in the last month, we’ve been very, very busy! Here’s how it’s coming together.
Given that we are swimming in fresh eggs, I wasn’t about to buy white eggs just to have something for my kids to dye for Easter! I bought a few different products that I thought might work to dye brown and blue eggs.
Even though we’re not exactly located in the wilderness, we have about seven acres and are surrounded by conservation land. This means a constant stream of wildlife takes advantage of our space. Thought I’d share some photos of our frequent visitors over the last year or so!
We’re expecting new baby chicks to ship any day now, so once again I’ve put together a DIY brooder. A brooder is basically where they’ll stay while they’re teeny tiny until it’s warm enough and they’re big enough to move them to the coop.
I took some gorgeous photos a few weeks ago of a foggy morning in our front pasture that I wanted to share! I also wanted to give an update of how much “invisible” work has taken place in the last few months, specifically around dealing with our attics, and thought it would be a good excuse to share some pretty photos while dealing with the un-pretty topic of cleaning out dusty junk.
Over time I’ve noticed small ways to save money for home items that also are environmentally friendly. Win-win! While these aren’t all giant money savers, some surprised me with how much you can save, and annually they make a sizable difference …