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The Historical Homegirl · 1M ago

Phyllis the Polish Crested

One of the new chickens is a Polish Crested.She's basically crazy.Because her feathers fall into her eyes, she can't see the best.So if, say, you were crouched by the coop watching the chick...
The Historical Homegirl · 1M ago

Mulching: Before and After

 I've been waiting over a year to be able toshare before and after photos of the yard.Finally, I have a mostly finished product!This is the view from our back door looking down to the back o...
The Historical Homegirl · 1M ago

Mulching for Mother's Day

 So, I've been dying to get all the flower beds mulchedsince last year.Last year, we dug out a circle around the cherry tree andgardens along the fence in the back yard.We only managed to mu...
The Historical Homegirl · 1M ago

I Dig Perennials

A couple of weeks ago, my mom, Big E and I went to a family friend's house to snag some perennials.Existing flower beds were going to be dug upto make way for their awesome new barn.And sinc...
The Historical Homegirl · 2M ago

Warning: Fowl Post

Spring has sprung, and there's a whole bunch of new additions to the coop.The fowl influx started on Easter with the purchase of 2 ducklings.That's what happens when you have a grandkid.On t...
The Historical Homegirl · 2M ago

The Rock Salad Garden

With the fabulous weather we've been having, Big E and I have been spending spare time doing things in the yard.The latest task we tackled was cleaning up a garden area on the side of the ga...
The Historical Homegirl · 2M ago

Monster Forsythia

Busy as usual.Wednesday evening Big E and I worked on removing the forsythia shrubs at the back of the yard.Forsythia are very misleading.Like icebergs.They look manageable enough, but under...
The Historical Homegirl · 2M ago

Busy

This weekend was busy,but it was productive.Saturday I had a dog adoption eventto take my foster dog to.He was adopted, so he makes the 3rd foster dog we've successfully found a home for.Lat...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Getting the Car in the Garage

As I think it is with most garages, mine was a mess and a car wouldn't fit in it.Some of the items- like the windows and new toilet and sink-are there until they can be put in their new home...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Bathroom News

The Bathroom Fairy visited yesterday.I know you can't really tell in the photo, but there is new plywood sublfloorand the shower base is here.Apparently, the floor is pretty uneven,so it nee...