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Promises of Spring

March can be a real jag. Temps swinging from 60s to the teens, sunny afternoons followed by snowfall. This is the time of year I get very restless and yearn for warmer days. Good thing there’s not much time to … Continue reading

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hay there, stranger

Hello dears, until the Yule post, it had been a hot minute since I’d written here. My brain is bursting with updates I want to share with you and so I’m starting the process of jotting down what I’ve been … Continue reading

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We successfully hatched 8 barred rock-buff Orpington crosses and one buff Orpington on 4/21 and 4/22. They are adorable, loud, and messy 🙂 In a few weeks, they will be ready to venture outside into our forthcoming chicken tractor. Until … Continue reading

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Making More Chickens

Our Hillstead came with a variety of useful items like loads of mason jars, farm tools, 42 chickens, and lots of chicken-keeping gear. To our delight, a very nice incubator was included in items left behind by the previous owners. … Continue reading

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Chickens Keep on Giving

It’s been an incredibly busy week at the Hillstead and we have so much that we want to share! We’ll be working on a sizeable update over to the weekend, but for now, a chicken-y update! The ladies are still … Continue reading

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🎶Just keep splitting, just keep splitting…🎶

This week feels like it’s dragged on for at least a month. We’ve been keeping very busy at the Hillstead felling trees, splitting logs, baking bread, cuddling chickens, running with Nanny, and taking lots of photos of the beauty around … Continue reading

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