‘Real’ Life In The Orchard

A few evenings ago my husband went out for a cigarette and heard a loud noise… A huge limb that appeared to be healthy split from one of the walnut trees in our backyard and fell onto our chicken coop. It was crazy. It is one thing for a limb to break away from a tree that…

The Life Of A Chicken

I have said it before and I will say it again, my chickens need there own reality show! They are just hilarious to watch. The other day I let them out of their coup and just laid on the ground and took some photos. First of all I love letting them out but I hate that they…

Nutty Series #2

It is time for my second installment of my nutty series. My nutty series is just something fun I wanted to do to document the entire year of the orchards growth. I see it happen every year but don’t always pay attention to what exactly is going on. This series is to help me learn more…

Nutty Series #1

Ok it’s really not all that nutty but it is a series about nuts… walnuts that is. Since we live in a walnut orchard I thought it might be fun and somewhat interesting to document this years crop. From the trees beginning to get leaves all the way into the fall when they are harvested…

Growing Up In The Orchard

In the past week we have seen some much needed rain in my area. This means that anytime my boys head outside they get muddy! Its fun and I love that they get to play like this, but goodness its a never ending mess! My husband and I sat outside and watched the boys have…

An Afternoon In The Yard

Today the kids and I went outside so they could play. Little did I know that I was going to end up doing yard work.  It’s been on my To Do list so it all worked out. This California weather has been crazy, like 70 degrees outside so it feels more like spring then the…