Nancy Smith

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Your Daily Rachel. Waiting on a lift from Noah.

Blaze finally made his way back out to the coop for conjugal visits after having fully healed from his frostbite ordeal, however, his head was a bloody mess this afternoon. I don't know what happened to his comb, but he's back in the basement and this time with Calista Flockheart. <sigh> She is fine, but clearly the natives are restless because someone has been pecking her head feathers. No injury to the skin though, so at least I caught it before it became a real problem. Spring cannot get here soon enough!

Peaceful dreams to all...

Crochet this baby blanket with just one ball of Super Saver Jumbo!

Yes I hung chicken swings :) I got these before I saw your homemade ones... :P

Now isn't that an innovative nest! Wyld Flowr shared this picture of Princess, who lays her eggs by the house. He said he had to dig out the inches of ice and snow for her, so she could keep using it as she pleased!

Crocheted this wall hanging for my house.

Hatching Duck Eggs: Can Chickens Hatch Ducks? - Countryside Network

All of my experience hatching duck eggs led me to ask the question: Will chickens foster eggs from another species and raise them? The answer was, …

If you love beautiful flower arrangements, you'll want to check out this charming blog <3

Want some fun new crochet wraps? Tammy Hildebrand of Hot Lava Crochet has a new crochet wrap book out!

To take your mind off of snow, let's look at some beautiful flowering ground covers to consider, such as this ‘Walker’s Low’ catmint, Zones 4 to 8 ->more here:

Beautiful stones <3 Visit

Pretty cardigan seen at Jackson St. Fiber Arts in Roseburg, OR (1-541-672-YARN) Yarn info Pattern info

Check out the new tutorial on Moogly: the Twin V Stitch! :D Watch at #crochet #tutorial

Integrating Old and New Flocks: If you are like me, you will be adding new chickens to your existing flock this year. You might find this post of tips on flock integration helpful.

Look at that cute little bantam Cochins.It's getting to be that time of year! Are you getting new chicks or hatching any this spring? Picture is from:

Egg Carton Daffodils! instructions here ---> Trash to treasure at it's best! Head over to the blog to get all the details on this piece of artwork that is sure to inspire... Follow the instructions to make your own. Love it! ~Linda

If you're on Pinterest, you know that everyone's talking about spring! And we're just as we're throwing an HGTVGardens Pin Party to welcome one of our favorite seasons. Get the details here and make plans to join us Tonight 7-9 EST -->

Strawberries Aren’t Sweet: Fixing Sour Strawberries Growing In Your Garden

By Nikki Tilley<br>(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>Why are some strawberry fruits sweet and what makes strawberries taste sour? While some varieties …

Flowers in Progress: Scientific Illustrator Taunts Us with Spring | Colossal

<p>Scientific illustrator and artist Noel Badges Pugh has an incredible knack for drawing flora and fauna. He recently illustrated an entire field …

Daily Hope with Rick Warren

“We often look at people and go, look how far they have to go. But we don’t stop and say, I wonder how far they’ve come?”<br>– Rick Warren <br>#DailyHope

This gorgeous sunset is from Israel's Ayalon Valley near the city of Beit Shemesh. - United With Israel Photo: Elchanan Reznick

I finally got everyone shoveled out so they could stare at me as if I caused the white stuff. You're welcome.