Category Archives: backyard chickens

My Turn!

Remember how nice it was when Dana had the ladies over for lunch? Well, now it was my turn! Lunch, I thought, would be the perfect occasion to highlight Poppy’s and Ginger’s generous gifts to us. As I mentioned in … Continue reading

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The Start of a Collection?

Our dear friend Lisa Moseley brought over this antique egg scale the other day as a gift. I love the look of it and it makes me proud of our girls: They lay large to extra-large eggs! My husband says … Continue reading

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In the garden

The vegetables I planted a few weeks ago┬áin a bed near the house are thriving. My timing was perfect. I, with the help of John Lyons, owner of The Woven Garden, planted them just a few days before a rare … Continue reading

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Changing season

Our seasons in Santa Monica are a little strange. The sun can be hidden for the entire month of June and we sometimes have heat spells in November. It’s hard to know when the season change happens–unless you look in … Continue reading

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In the garden today

It’s a tres huevos day!

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Feeling bad about all the food you thow out?

For those of you who really don’t like to waste food (but maybe find yourselves doing so), I have one word for you: Chickens. Giving them the leftovers makes you feel better about accidentally overbuying. You can compost, of course, … Continue reading

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