Unrequited Love – The Story of Zeke

Jane Eyre, Great Expectations, and Gone with the Wind – all amazing romances, with amazing characters that tug at your heartstrings and drive you mad all at the same time.   They are the cornerstone of every hopeless romantic’s collection, but they’ve got nothing on Zeke!  Zeek – A serama cockeral Zeke is a serama cockerel (a rooster who is not yet a year old) and is in love with “Pet Chickens” founder Christy Lee’s […]

Meet Thelma & Louise

  Most of us are familiar with the two spunky characters in the movie “Thelma & Louise” that fought off an attack and law enforcement in an epic adventure. Today I’d like to introduce you to a different Thelma & Louise, whose story may be different, but whose intestinal fortitude is very similar to the heroines in the movie.Thelma and Louise are battery hens that were rescued last week by Jennafer Sperline, a Corpsman in the US […]

Natural Tips To Love the Sun & Beat the Burn!

I was at an outdoor business meeting enjoying the sunshine and getting a ton of work done.  Unfortunately I did not have adequate sun protection and ended up with a sunburn right in the middle of my back.   I could not reach it to moisturize, and it itched like crazy!   I am usually quite diligent with sun protection, and make my own sunscreen, but didn’t think that the fashionable striped tears on the […]


  Shea butter is one of the best moisturizing, anti-aging regenerating and protecting natural products in the World! It helps protect your skin from UV rays, harsh climate, dehydration and pollution. It stimulates the production of collagen, making your skin more supple, nourished and radiant. It is known to reduce the look of wrinkles, fine lines and crow feet as well as dry, damaged skin. Ingredient can be found in: ACTIVATED CHARCOAL SOAP BAR BODY […]

Quit Picking on our Backyard Flocks!

We seem to be moving at the speed of light these days.  Between changes in government, global concerns, and trade there is A LOT for the news agencies to cover.     Yet somehow with all of the turmoil CNN finds time to pick on our friends, the backyard flock.     They reported a story on an salmonella outbreak and mentioned how cuddling your backyard flock can make you sick.     As the mother of 16 hens […]