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Clearing the Land - Finally a "Little" Progress

Have you ever just felt like you have been so busy for so long and still don't have anything to show for all of your efforts and hard work? That's kind of the way we've been feeling for awhile now even to the point we have been MIA on the blog. Along with trying to do all of our normal daily routines, garden, and animals we have been trying to work on clearing that patch of land we bulldozed back in January.

Bulldozing Trees with a D4K Caterpillar
Bulldozing Trees with a D4K Caterpillar

DIY Chicken Coop from Pallets

Our first chicken coop was functional, but left a lot to be desired.  We learned a lot from our first little coop, and we put what we learned into our second, bigger chicken coop.  Things we learned from the first coop, make a coop big enough to walk in, roosters are big, need a bigger door,  and always plan you coop to get even more chickens.  Chickens are addictive, and you will always want more.  With these things in mind, we worked on designing our next chicken coop.

The first step was to acquire some wooden pallets.  Wood is getting more and more expensive.  We wanted to do this as inexpensively as possible, as we are cheap.  I got a truck load of free wooden pallets for our chicken coop by asking around.  

Free Wood Pallets

Regrowing Celery from Celery Stumps - Epic Fail

Well we have failed miserably at keeping y'all up to date on the growing celery from kitchen scraps experiment. We do sincerely apologize.

4 Young Transplanted Celery Plants
4 Young Transplanted Celery Plants

Solar Wind Alternative Clothes Drying Apparatus

Jon just recently installed our new solar wind alternative clothes drying apparatus aka a good ole fashioned clothesline. This makes me so happy!

Solar Wind Alternative Clothes Drying Apparatus AKA Clothes Line
Our New Clothesline