Monday, December 14, 2015

Craft Ideas for Extra Duck or Chicken Feathers

Here are some ideas for ways to use extra duck or chicken feathers.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - September 6th - 12th

I think almost all of my pictures of the ducks now are the ducks in the pond or the ducks eating.  They are really loving their new pond and spend almost all of their time either in the pond, standing at the side drinking from the pond, or sleeping near the pond.

Friday, August 28, 2015

How to Build a Duck Pond

This is a post about our process of building our duck pond.  I'm not a pond expert but am sharing my experiences of what has worked and not worked for us.  This ended up being a longer process than I thought it would be, with a lot of learning along the way.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - June 28th to July 4th

The girls are continuing to enjoy their pond, even though it isn't finished.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos June 21st to 27th

We are far from finished with the pond, but it has water in it now and the ducks are very happy.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Tobey's Birthday Prize Giveaway

Tobey will be 8 years old on July 19th and to celebrate his birthday with all of his fans, we are having a prize giveaway.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - May 14th to 20th

The girls are almost 7 weeks old and they still follow me around and love to snuggle up with me.  Rue and Olive are such an adorable little pair.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

How to Get Great Photos of Your Ducks & Dogs

I get several questions from people asking what type of camera I use to take pictures.
  Having a good camera helps for taking good pictures, but a super expensive professional camera isn't necessary, I see lots of people that take amazing pictures with their cell phone cameras.   I use a Sony NEX 5R, it's a good camera but definitely not the most expensive camera out there (my camera is a few years old, so it is probably even less expensive now to buy).  There are lots of  factors that play into getting great pictures of your Ducks and Dogs. 

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - May 24th to 30th

The girls will be 4 weeks old on Monday June 1st, it is amazing how quickly they grow.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

How to Paint Particle Board or Plywood Subfloors

After looking for the perfect property in the country, we finally found one, it only took us a couple years.  Although the land is perfect, it didn't come with the perfect house, so my husband and I are saving money to build a new house.  In the meantime, we have had to find inexpensive ways to fix up the older manufactured home that is here.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

I have lots of hardboiled eggs, all ready for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt for our Dogs, so I experimented on different natural egg dyes.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - March 22nd to 28th

One of my chores this week was to clean out the old layers of straw from the duck run and the ducks got LOTS of new straw, they were soooooo excited.  All of the old straw went into the garden.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

The Start of Our Garden & How I Start My Seeds

We moved to our property last year and the land wasn't in great condition, this will be our first attempt at planting a garden.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - March 1st to 7th

We have had unusually warm and sunny weather this winter.  Many of our fruit trees are starting to bloom and I have started to do some weeding in the area where we are planning our future garden.  My seeds have all been started inside and they are already huge.  

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Introducing Tobey

We adopted our adorable little Tobey Bear Feb 2014.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - February 22nd to 28th

The big news this week is the start of Apple's Birthday Celebration Prize Giveaway!

Friday, February 27, 2015

Apple's Birthday Celebration Giveaway!

To Celebrate Apple's Birthday, she will be 1 year old on March 19th, we are having a prize giveaway.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Introducing Rocco

Rocco is a Doberman/Lab mix and he is a very sensitive and sweet dog.  

Monday, February 9, 2015

Introducing Hannah

Hannah is a golden retriever mixed with who knows what (I've thought maybe shepherd), but whatever the mix is, it makes her the best dog.  

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Introducing Lily The Cat

I know this is Duck Duck Dog not cat, but we do have one cat, Lily.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - January 25th to January 31st

This was a nice week, we have had lots of sunny weather lately.  We took the dogs for a nice hike to the back of the property to play in the creek.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Kale, Kale and more Kale

The grocery store had a great deal on organic kale today, so I bought tons of kale.  I made some kale chips, see the recipe here

Cashew Nacho Cheese Recipe & Kale Chips

Vegan Cashew Nacho Cheese Recipe

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - January 18th to January 24th

Apple continues to lay an egg almost every day.  Hopefully the other girls will start laying soon, they are now 23 weeks.  

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - January 11th to January 17th

Apple has been working to get adjusted to her new ducky wheelchair.  I don't think she really likes the wheelchair but she will tolerate it for a little while.  Apple also received a new playpen, which she seems to really like.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Week of Duck & Dog Photos - January 4th to January 10th

This week Apple has been getting to spend more time outside.  Her leg still isn't better and likely never will be but she seems very happy to get to spend time outside with the other ducks.  A few of the other ducks are still being bullies.  The bullies are usually Daisy, Rosemary, Prim and sometimes Poppy.  

Thursday, January 8, 2015

How to Transfer Photos to Wood

Photos transferred to wood are a fun way to show off your favorite photos.