Gardening bench ready for spring!
When we looked at what the new coop needed Dave wanted to upgrade the electrical components. We also added some pavers to the entrance, and new hardware. I was going to paint this weekend but too rainy and cold. So the new stuff-
New light $5.00, and Dave read chickens actually DON'T benefit from flourescent winter lights
vs. incandescent. It can cause a drop in egg production according to some research. Heat lamp is below.
pavers, not quite finished
perch added to bottom of upper shelf/perching area
new ramps, we had to re-configure them
Photo From Etsy
Feed Sack Fabrics-
After Mama Pea posted her giveaway Feed Sack Potholders, it started me thinking about the other reproduction fabrics that might be out there. I found this- Ewenmeprintables, then these
Floursack Pillows Etsy. Then I found this interesting looking book-Feedsack Secrets: Fashion From Hard Times. I decided to get mine from the library, always free! I love the fact you can do an intra-library loan and get books from out-of-state. It all reminded me of the quilts my maternal Grandmother made, all from recycled fabrics. It wasn't "recycling" or retro then, it was sheer survival. I'll post some snippets of the book when I get it!
Sorry about the shadow!
Fish Tacos With Lime Sauce-
I was in the mood for something citrusy, and this fit the bill- Fish Tacos with Lime Sauce A friend suggested a similar sauce and it's limey all right, but I add extra. Sauces always taste more diluted in the end. I added a couple of chopped green onions and used panko crusted tilapea fish (thick), nice and crunchy! I did toss some of the sauce into the slaw mix before I served...
Your tax dollars at work- what would this do to your child's immune system, and who makes all that $$$$?