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Blending Old and New…Flocks

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Animal Magnetism / Playing in the Dirt / Simple Living

This is the flock of chickens we’ve been raising since last year (though we lost two in this picture): This is the group of chicks we started raising this spring, on their first adventure outdoors: This weekend, now that our chick-lets’ voices had all changed from baby peeps to real chicken noises, and at almost-14 weeks they had grown to a decent size, I decided to blend the flocks together. The younger girls have grown […]

Finishing What I Started (Or, Eliminating the UFOs)

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Bad Habits / Because I Said Sew / Financial Fixin's / Simple Living

A few weeks ago, I pulled out a couple of my bags of fabric scraps and started sewing. I was on vacation, and hadn’t had time to sew for a while. I made five scrappy potholders, all different designs. It was fun! It was exciting! It used up scraps! But then I realized: I had a whole pile of intended or started projects waiting for my attention. I’m great with coming up with new ideas, […]