I came across more initial hankies at the thrift store, another box of three, with the initial "E" this time. I am popping one in the mail to my friend, Leslie E., and the other two are up for grabs. I love the embroidery on these ones and think they would make a lovely addition to a piece of crazy quilting. So, if your first or last name starts with "E", or if you have someone special in your life with an initial "E" that you would like to make a project for using one of these hankies, leave a comment on this post. The first two comments will receive the hankies.
Chickens have got to be frugal, right? They love to forage around the yard looking for things to eat and, in fact, only eat half as much feed as when they are penned up in the winter. I love watching them out there too, interacting in their little social ways. When they are outside foraging the egg yolks get a lovely bring colour and are so much more appealing than pale store eggs. Unfortunately, we heard from the neighbour last weekend that something got in and killed most of their chickens. Not too sure what it was although I thought it sounded like a weasel since it didn't take the birds, just killed them and left them. Of course, that could easily be a loose dog too. The only thing we have caught sight of is a fox hanging around but I am inclined to disbelieve she is to blame since I think she would have taken the birds with her and wouldn't have killed so many at once. In the meantime, my chooks have had their freedom curtailed until we determine if it is saf