Author Archives: txfarmwife

The Garden

Posted on: March 29th, 2013 by
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I’ve planned a garden every spring since I moved to Texas. Each time, something or other got in the way. The biggest reason was we were planning on moving soon. The ‘soon’ was never really defined, and in the end, we never did move. This spring, we’re in the same situation. I’m not letting it [Read the full story ...]

Eggs and Chicks

Posted on: March 23rd, 2013 by
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Mods to the ‘batorI finally modified my incubator and set my new eggs. I removed the old wooden lid and replaced it with plexiglass. I haven’t put the hinges on yet, the plexiglass is just sitting on top of the incubator. It’s actually rather convenient that way. I can just … Continue reading the story [Read the full story ...]

Where have you been Texas Farm Wife?

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 by
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You post and go!  No no, I’ve been a busy busy bee.  Although, not as busy as I’d like. I took Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurdsay off from work to hatch some egg!  So far I’ve got six little fuzzballs in the brooder, and one hatching in the incubator.  I’m actually rather suprised I dont’ have [Read the full story ...]

Begin as you mean to go on

Posted on: March 7th, 2013 by
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So, my first post on my new blog.  Huh, looks nice in here! I hope to chronicle my exploits in beginning a homestead on this blog.  I’m sure there will be heartbreak, there will be set backs, there will be success, there will be things that will be funny in 10 years. So welcome to [Read the full story ...]