When Appliances go Bad & Chicken Keeping Gets Mad

We said an unexpected goodbye to one of our appliances on the weekend. The Husband went to get a bag of frozen plums out of one of the garage freezers, which I had suddenly remembered we could snack on after a little defrosting on the bench. The Little Fulla came running inside and exclaimed, "There…

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Let’s do All The Things

At the moment, the atmosphere on the homestead is LETS DO ALL THE THINGS. Spring is here! It seems like progress is slow, but I remind myself that's it's as much about the journey as the destination. There's been a small child's birthday to organise and many other social things, there's been illness to deal…

Chicken Sliders of The Non-edible Kind

Today I will show you how we made a version of chicken sliders. Chicken coop window sliders. The main coop has big windows covered with wire mesh, which let quite a bit of light in and sound out in the morning. After a way-too-early awakening by Andrew one morning, in the light of a full…

Winter is Nigh

It is now officially winter, being June and all. We have had some cold, crazy, stormy weather and a couple of cold but cracker sunshine days. These days are beautiful and to be made the most of, for who knows if the next day will bring rain or dismal fog that lasts all day? There…