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Posts Tagged ‘eggs’

Something new for dinner

January 12th, 2010 by Steve

Today we tried something new for dinner – Poached eggs in Marinara sauce.


Happy hens & healthy eggs

November 6th, 2009 by Heidi

Last week I let you in on why we started raising chickens and why for the sake of the animals I encourage you to think when you are shopping and vote with your dollars. But there are also health benefits for you and your family to consider.


Books, beeswax & blogs!

June 29th, 2009 by Heidi

I discovered the library! For a long time I have steered clear of libraries, and I mean a long time! I love my books and generally like to have a copy of books that I like in my personal library. When I was in school I borrowed a book from the library and loved it, I returned it and set out to buy myself a copy, only to discover it was out of print. I was devastated and swore off libraries.


Very Free Range

June 23rd, 2009 by Heidi

We have had to graduate from egg hunting to chicken hunting as a couple of our Chanteclers have decided to sit on the eggs they are hiding all over the farm!


Take the good with the bad

June 6th, 2009 by Heidi

Apologies to those who look for updates on the farm, it isn’t that there hasn’t been anything happening here just that my heart was too sore to be writing.


Duckling Drama

May 28th, 2009 by Heidi

Yesterday morning when we were opening the barn we heard peeping ……


Learning the hard way

May 15th, 2009 by Heidi

Today in the barn I heard peeping coming from the stall that currently has a couple of ducks sitting on nests. I took my life into my hands and braved the wrath of a new mother to see what there was to see.


A day in the kitchen

April 26th, 2009 by Heidi

We always check the reduced shelf when we visit the grocery store, mostly for the chance to find a ‘bargain’ but also because it makes me feel good to know that the item, especially with fresh produce, will be put to good use rather than tossed away. Anyway on our last expedition we came home with buttermilk and carrots, so today my challenge was to turn these into storable goodness.


The mystery of the bantam eggs!

April 18th, 2009 by Heidi

We were not really sure what was happening to the bantam hens eggs, then I found a half eaten egg on the floor, and by the time Steve got home from work it was entirely gone. So the bantam hen has been moved into a separate crate of her own, and she has since laid us a couple of little blue eggs. We are leaving her eggs alone in the hopes she will soon get broody.


It’s begining to look a lot like Spring!

March 14th, 2009 by Heidi

Which for the most part is GREAT and very exciting!



March 13th, 2009 by Heidi

Isn’t it eggs-tremely eggs-citing!


What a weekend

March 9th, 2009 by Heidi

These days it seems that weekends disappear in a flash and by Monday I need a rest! Saturday morning we ventured out to Seedy Saturday. I was on my best behaviour as I have already ordered most of the seeds we will need, well probably more than we need, but Steve choose a couple of packets and we found some other interesting stuff, but I will save more on that for tomorrow’s post.