Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Where does the time go?

It's been awhile needless to say. I have lots to share. We as a family have decided to raise Chickens!! Going with the theme of trying to grow/gather our own food we thought chickens would be a good step. We are on an ongoing effort to try to go as completely organic as possible. There is so much bad stuff in eggs that we don't know about. Watch the movie Food Inc. and you'll feel the same.... We have also purchased some grass fed free range beef from a local farmer up the road no less. Joe hunts so we do have all of our own venison as well. We eat lots of veggies out of our freezer from last gardening season (which is here soon). So it all begins.....
Here is a picture of the chicks. If you have a slight urge to do it, do it raise your own. You'll be surprised. A good online source is http://www.backyardchickens.com/. It has an overwhelming amount of knowledge. Chickens were also on my latest issue of Organic Gardening. Who knew I was so vogue.

Next subject: Garden season is upon us! YeeaH! (said in a Lil Jon voice) I have been busy fixing my garden signs from last year. I made my Mom and MIL some for Mothers Day. I also had to make new ones for the additional stuff I am growing this year.
Here are those:

I made them using my Cricut Lyrical Letters Cart, mostly. Aren't they Cute!! My gardens is going to be so sheik.
So far I have planted:
Sugar Snap Peas
Kohlrabi Purple variety
Rainbow Carrots
Red Potatoes
Yukon Gold Potatoes
Red Hamburger Onions
Candy Onions
All seeds of course. Too cold yet for plants. I am hoping by next week.....

Well hopefully I will post more often. Been so busy between going to Walt Disney World, Lucas making his First Communion, Baseball and Softball seasons starting, Girl Scouts ending, Gardening season starting; I've been NUTS.

Hope all is well. And watch Food Inc. You won't be sorry.