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    Our Journey to Backyard Chickens

    We made the leap into backyard chickens! We have floated the idea of having chickens for the better part of a year.  We talked about the coop, the amount of effort it would take to maintain chickens, and even the benefits of having them for the kids.  After talking about it A LOT, listing pros and cons, and after deciding this is probably not the best time, we added “Build Chicken Coop” to our summer project list. Umm, Why? My mom asked this very question of me when I first told her our plan.  I knew my grandmother had chickens when my mom was a child, she mentioned a few…

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    You Grow Girl!

    This post may contain affiliate links.   You grow girl! That is pretty much what I’m saying as I write this.  I have never attempted to grow a plant much less a whole garden full of vegetables before.  In fact most things I have attempted to grow in the past have died horrible deaths.  Ok maybe that is a little dramatic, but I’ve even killed succulents and cacti! My track record with growing things, is not great. Even though I have failed so many times in the past, I refuse to give up! Why am I trying if I’ve failed before? Maybe because I’m stubborn or figure no matter how many times…