Unique Egg Stash

Unique Egg Stash

I have always loved building things. I grew up helping my dad around the house, then with church volunteer projects, and now I flip furniture in my spare time. In high school I started thinking it would be really fun to buy a vintage Airstream trailer, gut it,...
Christmas Tree Jungle Gym

Christmas Tree Jungle Gym

The lights have been taken down, the Christmas music has stopped playing and all that is left is your tree. What to do with your amazing-smelling Douglas fir which brought you so much joy—glistening in your living room, decorated floor to ceiling in glittering lights...
Chicken Companions

Chicken Companions

My memories of raising chickens are happy ones. My parents would bring us three siblings to the feed store, where they would sell chicks each spring in a long row of boxes, one for each breed. They stuck a picture of each full grown chicken on the box so we could see...
Life Lessons from Chickens

Life Lessons from Chickens

The great thing about raising chickens was the satisfaction of routine and consistency, and the ultimate payout of fresh eggs. It was the same familiar, exciting process every year: Each spring we would return to the feed store and pick out another chick. One year,...