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Building the Fence……a WHOLE lot of work!!!

For a couple of years now we’ve been talking¬†about fencing the perimeter of our property. We only have about 3/4 of an acre so we didn’t figure it was THAT big of a deal. Right? WRONG!!!! Building a fence is … Continue reading

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The Poultry Palace Part III…

Now it’s time to seal this thing up. Caulk and a door should do the trick! I caulked ALL of the cracks in this thing. Under each strip of batten, I caulked. The poor chickens may suffocate, but they’ll be … Continue reading

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The Poultry Palace Part I….

When I decide I’m going to do something, I’m the kind of person who’s either 110% in or completely out. Go big or stay home! When I finally conceded on the chickens, we discussed having 4 hens. But really…….if you’re … Continue reading

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DIY Compost Bin….Happy Earth Day!!!

Today was a BEAUTIFUL day to be outside! We spent all day working on projects in the yard. We made some progress on the fence, but when we got tired of working on that, I decided to build a compost … Continue reading

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Operation Chicken House…

Last year Rodd decided that he seriously wanted to have chickens. We’ve battled off and on about chickens over the past few years. We used to travel extensively and were gone far too often to have animals of any kind. … Continue reading

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Antique Canning Jar Lights….

When we built our house, we were in a time crunch toward the end and had to make a few decisions that we always intended to change later. The lights in our living / dining area were one of the … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself Tile & Grout….

Last weekend I completed the tile and grout work on the new canning cabinet. Dad built the cabinets for me and cut the tile. I wanted to try my hand at laying and finishing tile. I’ve seen him do it … Continue reading

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