Pomeranian Puppies

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Descended from the Spitz family—specifically the sled dogs of Lapland and Iceland— Pomeranians were originally big, sturdy herders of sheep. Over time, they were bred down to a smaller size, becoming cherished pets of Marie Antoinette, Mozart and (famously) Queen Victoria, whose preference for small Pomeranians created a worldwide demand. During the late 1800s they …

I found our old baby doll!

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Fondly remembering your long forgotten playthings can be tricky enough as time marches on, but actually trying to Identify your old toy can be something all together.  And being the “Cream Puff” (as our cousin says) that I am for nostalgic things, I was obsessed with this treasure hunt!

How to use a broody hen for hatching eggs

It’s so adorable the way their maternal instinct just makes them sit so patiently. These are the sweetest little chickens I have ever had.  They are quiet and nice.  They don’t personally like to be handled all that much , but that is partly personality and partly the way they were raised.  I have had …

What to do with a loud backyard chicken?

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What to do with a loud backyard chicken?  I always worry that my hens may frustrate a neighbor when they go off screaming at a squirrel or burst out in egg song.  I have gotten pretty irritated with the neighbors roaming cats and LOUD generators and practicing their trumpets, etc. So I figure its just …

Backyard chickens in the hail storm

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Surprisingly some of them liked it! And thought it was tasty!  We have been experiencing intermittent bouts of hail for the past few days in Southwest Washington.  My little chickens are running from the hail and running out into the hail.  I captured a few pictures of the a couple of our newest additions to …

Tiny gardening ~ We love our “fairy garden”

“Gardening for small spaces” or “tiniest park in the world”I like to landscape in my little fairy garden sometimes it gets a bit messy from the wind and every once in awhile my chicken gets into the patio pots to scrape through the potting soil, its one of her all time favorite activities.  If I …