Chickens in paradise.

An invitation to brunch!

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And chickens were on the menu!

Well, not in the way you might be thinking…

More like, hens on the hoof.

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Our friends Tammy and Tom, who do everything with charm and style, invited us over to see the fancy new coop Tom designed and built for Tammy. As I can tell you from personal experience, it’s truly true love when a man builds his wife a chicken coop.

So special!

Even with Lily crashing the party.

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We offered to bring champagne, but no, they already had some on hand. What to do when you don’t want to show up empty-handed? Meal worms for the ladies of the coop!

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There was serious appreciation of the new coop. You can tell the CE is impressed when he leans in like that.

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This Buff Silkie beauty was in the nest box delivering an egg:

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And this sweet Australorp was having a siesta in the shade.

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I think the hens whispered to Tammy that salmon would be a better choice for brunch than chicken croquettes. And indeed it was. On top of everything else that Tammy does well, she is a chef extraordinaire:

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And oh, how their garden grows!

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It seemed that every inch of outdoor space was planted – snow peas on a trellis, potatoes happily growing in a box, tomatoes and thyme and a little bit of everything else. What a joyful place to be!

(There was just one thing missing…)

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Lily tried her best to fill in as family dog but she’s really, really hoping there’s a puppy to play with sometime soon.

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It was a magical afternoon in a storybook setting. Once again, I am convinced that chickens (and champagne!) make everything better.

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About polloplayer

Empty nester searching for meaning of life through the occasional chicken epiphany.
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1 Response to Chickens in paradise.

  1. Dad4Gracie says:

    This post has everything! Food, fun, chickens, a new chicken coop, mealworms, and Lily!

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