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#FitReaders Check-In

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Rachelle Johnson, Sister #7640

  • This check-in is for March 15th – 21st.
  • I’ve been dealing with a bit of insomnia, so I haven’t been doing much in regards to fitness. I’ve been more focused on getting what little sleep I can and trying to make it through each day.
  • Luckily, I didn’t start having trouble sleeping until after I got in a couple of active days. I did quite a bit of walking during the weekend.
  • If you have a FitBit, you can find me HERE. ... Read more →

Fridays Foods

Posted on March 21, 2019 by Rebecca White, Sister #6430

Vanilla Buttermilk Pound Cake with cream cheese glaze

INGREDIENTS ... Read more →

Twix Bar Knockoff, Homemade Candy

Posted on March 21, 2019 by Candace Kage, Sister #7495

If I can make something from my pantry, save money by not putting an item into a shopping cart and make it taste better well I jump in with both feet. This Twix Bar Knockoff Homemade Candy does a wonderful job of fulfilling our sweet tooth and our love of Twix candy bar. The Chocolate doesn’t go all the way around the bar but that is okay with us ... Read more →

Pumpkins and Chickens, Good Food, Good Health

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Candace Kage, Sister #7495

We grow pumpkins every year in our garden.  When I reach my stockpile goal of putting up pumpkin puree the rest to the feed our chickens or the girls as I call them.

We cut our pumpkins in half and watch the girls (chickens) come running for their treat.

Cooler temperatures of fall have arrived, most of our chickens begin their annual molt about now.  Giving them pumpkin in their run will provide hours of entertainment for them, plus some good and healthy food to enjoy.

There is a debate going on about pumpkins seeds being a natural de-wormer for chickens ... Read more →

Thursdays Thoughts

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Rebecca White, Sister #6430

Hen Varieties in New Pen

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Dolly Sarrio, Sister #3883

Spring is here and I really love our flock of chickens. They sure have varied dispositions and mannerisms. I've put off naming this bunch that we purchased as young pullets last year. Maybe, because every time I give something a name and show my love for it a predator will come along and take them away.

Its chick days at some of the hatcheries so guess this could just be the time to give them names. We purchased these last year and now they are laying in full force! ... Read more →