Archive for January, 2013

Oh sheet

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Did you ever have something that you love so much you don’t want to get rid of it, even when the simple thing would be to just buy a new one? Well call me crazy, but my bedsheets are one of those things. They were a wedding gift to us, so they are some crazy-high […]

First pullet egg!

Monday, January 14th, 2013

I got 5 new chickens last spring, but because I really wanted some Araucanas (the blue-egg layers) I had to wait til June to get them because of some backup at the place that supplies all the feed stores around here with chicks. Normally I’d get them a couple weeks before Easter. This late start […]

Almost spring cleaning

Friday, January 11th, 2013

January is a time of renewal, new resolutions, of starting over from a clean slate. For me, this usually translates into a determination to be better organized, keep the house tidier, or in some other way do a better job of making this house a home. I have to admit, it’s halfway through the month […]

Paint-your-own Christmas lights

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

So I took photos for this post back in December, when this post would have actually been useful… but then half the photos (of the finished, glowing lights, and the assembled “tree”) got lost. And Christmas and travel got in the way of my actually writing, and these photos got forgotten until long after Christmas […]