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Project Chickens before the Eggs – Lesson 222 – ‘Twas the night before and all in the coop

Ready and waiting.

‘Twas the night before Christmas,when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

Seriously, with 6 kids, 3 dogs, and 34 chickens, do you think for one minute this is even possible?

Fiction at its best.

We’re ready for Santa. Are you?

Best suet cookies around.

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Project Chickens before the Eggs – Lesson 214 – And a chick in a Christmas tree

 

 

Is anyone out there really surprised?

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Project Chickens before the Eggs – Lesson 209 – Oh we need a little Christmas

Sometimes when you also have 6 kids in the flock, it’s not always about the chickens.

Hallmark makes some of the best holiday decorations around.

Admit it, these are cute.

A few years ago, we got these little dancing decorations. When you press the button the figure tap dances to a holiday song. When you link them all together, they all dance in unison (with a short solo from the one whose button was pushed). Endless hours of entertainment.

This year I found an electronic holiday countdown ornament at our local Hallmark Store. When you enter the day and time it counts down to Christmas by the day, hour, minute and second.

Better than NORAD

I thought it would be fun for the kids. Continue reading

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