Friday, December 27, 2013

New Year, New Beginnings!

Welll, hello ;)

So almost two months since I have posted, Thanksgiving and Christmas have both passed (both were fantastic) and I don't have much of an excuse except for the fact that I didn't have a camera. Until now... My big sister boughty me a camera for Christmas. For real. I found out several days before Christmas which was a bit of a bummer but I was (and still am) completely and utterly psyched.

On a different note, raise your hand if you remember my April fools joke. Anybody? If you don't you can see it HERE, you could even go read it again if you want!

You may be wondering why I am reminding you of that post. Right now I am all, new year, new things, NEW BLOG. And so I am here to tell you that I AM finished with this blog, and I will be starting a new different kind of blog for the new year. 

As I'm sure you have all noticed, I have barely blogged since early Summer so I guess it was a long time coming!

I have had such a lovely time with this blog, it was really amazing. I met several people who I am so glad to have 'met' but I am ready for some changes.

This year was the best year of my life (and I will probably end up saying the same thing for this next year), I grew as a person, I learned new things, and DISCOVERED new things most of all. SO GO 2013!!!


And that is that. My last post on this blog. I will be making this blog private, as I do not want to delete it and all my posts but it will be here.

Thank you so much for visiting me and my blog throughout the last year and a few months. Really, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. (and 5 more thankyous)

Sunday, November 03, 2013

At lassst, my blog post has come along...

Hi. I never posted like I said (and thought) I would, did I? I wanted to! I swear I did! But time got away from me, it felt like October went by in a haze and never happened, even though it did. But today I went on a really long walk with my mom and little sister and I brought my sisters camera since mine is broken and took a ton of pictures of pretty trees and stuff which felt darn good after months of not taking pictures. Changes to the blog are happening, I'm excited, I have no idea what I'm going to do with it.

Simple Things Sunday

Yolanda <3

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Morning Quiet

The last few mornings have been my definition of perfect.
I wake up around 8:00, let out my chickens and feed them, go and make my coffee and eggs (my younger hens have started laying and we are getting at a minimum half a dozen a day!), and either go out on the back porch with a book or browse Tumblr. Also did I mention that there is rarely anyone awake since my mother has already left for work? So its quiet and peaceful and perfect by my standards.

I am now back on the porch with my coffee writing my first post in over a month. Time kind of flew by. But now that the leaves are starting to change colors and we are having more perfect fall days I am ready for my favorite season of the year and am going to be taking lots of pictures (hopefully) and am ready to be inspired by the beautiful season.

So, here is to actually posting somewhat regularly without a post less month! I am off to build some sort of mini chicken sanctuary for my 3 old ladies who get picked on...

P.S. This blog has officially been around for over a year!

<3 Yolanda


Friday, August 30, 2013

Friday Finds

First of all as the leaves start changing and the weather gets chilly and Autumn is in full swing I imagine I will be getting a lot more inspiration and take more photos which means that I will be posting more often :) Lately every time I have sat down to write a post I have really enjoyed just writing (and I think it is awesome to see how fast I can type) so maybe some posts of me typing nonsense?

And I could just post a ton of pictures of autumn that I found on Pinterest but that be a little silly... Instead you should just go to my Pinterest page so you can ooh and ahh over all the pretty colors.

I'm stuck between thinking that this is the best prom picture ever and being the worst prom picture ever. Votes?
Prom Fail Photos With Chickens

This rooster. Absolutely perfect and gorgeous. I would bet that he is probably about 9 pounds which is...really big.

I will have you all know that it is an absolute dream for me to live in a very old house like this surrounded by all these gorgeous colorful trees in the middle of nowhere. Just imagine how perfect that would be.

This is my kind of bedroom. I already have lights above my bed and now all I need is some of this pretty gauzy stuff.
(100 ) Tumblr

This is also an absolute adorable room, of course whenever I got out of bed I will most likely headbutt the slanted ceiling but that is so not the point. I imagine this room in the very top of my old Victorian house.
I love slanty ceilings SO much

Sigh...why is Pinterest so amazing? When someone asks me if they should make an account I say yes because it is so amazing but I think you literally have to set a timer for yourself so you don't end up spending your whole day on there.

See you all soon, maybe.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

My Chickens

These pictures aren't anything special but I wanted you all to see how much my babies have grown and how they are all totally awesome. You can see them here as tiny little babies and here as awkward teenagers.

34 chickens. 3 of them range from 3-6 years old and the rest are all my amazing batch of babes that hatched (on two different farms)in April. If I do say so myself, this batch of chicks is the best batch of chicks that I have ever had. And the biggest variety. Ameraucana, Buff Orpington, Rhode Island Red, breeds that I have no idea what they are ect.

I mean just look at them! This picture only has 21 of them in it but it gives you the general idea of the range of colors I have.
The buffs have such fluffy butts. And no, that isn't weird.

 In the post where they were all awkward teenagers I said this guy (Petey) would probably never grow out of his awkward stage and would always be weird looking but look at him, he is smokin'.

I am so glad that they are finally almost full grown! I prefer full grown chickens rather then little chicks so this is the best time.

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Monday, August 12, 2013

Early Morning Fog

Hello! I have enough pictures for a few posts so I would expect a post every other day, I'm not going to push it and say everyday because that isn't going to happen...

Some chicory flowers. I have yet to actually get pictures of them open maybe later today. I love the detail in this shot.

Queen anne's lace...I know a lot of people really don't like this 'weed' but I love it. I always pick a ton of them, put them in a vase and then they go into my room. Love them!

Isn't this a mysterious picture? The fog was so thick it was unbelievable. I have more pictures on the camera that wouldn't upload (grr) but those will be in another post...

I am glad that I am finally easing back into blogging. Stay tuned for more :)

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