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Welcome to the world, little fuzzy-bottoms...

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If you let me, I could get really carried away showing you my 15 new Silkie babies... this is not the final count either because Sadie is now sitting on the 6 eggs she laid on top of poor Clementine while she was busy brooding.


*Sigh*....



I love fuzzy bottoms....


I have a fever, and the only cure is more fuzzy bottoms.


Contrary to what you might think, I haven't been spending ALL my waking hours peeping into the box of peeps in my sewing room... well, most hours, but not all of them. I have managed to do something productive, like.... buy more patterns on eBay! *Squeeeal*
I bought two new chicken patterns- one is for an appliqued apron and the other is for a cute little shelf-sitter. I'm in the process of cutting out the patterns right now, so they're spread out all over my cutting table. I also organized my fabric stash and cleaned off my sewing table.... now that the garden is finished and mowing is slowing down (just a little) I plan on spending the hottest part of the day …

Busy days winding down

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Where has the summer gone? It's hard to believe it's already August- and even harder to believe I haven't posted in 2 weeks! Time has really gotten away from me lately... but the garden is officially finished and I have pickles and preserves in the pantry and sweet corn in the freezer. Our pumpkins look to be right on time, despite all the rain we've had. (And are still having.) Hopefully with all the moisture in the ground we will have a gorgeous Fall this year.
For a while there was hardly anything new to tell on my blog, but so much is going on right now, I don't know where to start! How about I start at the chicken coop... (does that surprise you? LOL) Two of my Silkie girls are on the fast track to motherhood- Gertie's eggs should start hatching at any time now....
..... and Clementine's should hatch this weekend.

Gertie has 9 eggs under her, and Clementine? Well... uh... 15. There's a story behind that- she started out on 8 eggs- I checked her nest a…