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Tia
Hyde Park, Utah
Just a girl on a grand adventure, way in over her head, but loving every minute of it.
Interests: Canning, farming, gardening, family history, turning old things into new things, and getting out of my comfort zone.
Recent Activity
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The flowers are blooming, the garden is growing, the trees are starting to bear fruit, the chicks are growing, and now we have 10 new additions. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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Here's the part where I show you a part of my character that most people don't get to see. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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We all know the familiar phrase, Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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I am finally writing a post on my planting habits this year. Just to remind you, my phone, because of certain circumstances, broke last week. That means all the pictures that I have been taking about our planting process are possibly gone for good. So, you will have to bear... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
Maybe we need to quit worrying about the details that aren't happening and focus instead on what is happening. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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I thought I would change it up a little and introduce you to some more of the animals on our farm. This post unfortunately, has a sad ending, that will hopefully turn into a happy one soon. I think when you have a farm, it allows you to branch out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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First things first, start with the poop:) Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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Well, I am back from "going dark". Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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We found some signs that we really liked and decided to pull from lots of different signs and make one that was unique to us. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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I mean when nature calls, it doesn't matter what time of day it is, you just gotta do it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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Everything I tell you now will sound so cliche, but it is all true. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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It is interesting to me that the more animals you have and are around, the more you understand that they also have their own individuality. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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The thing I love about chicken coops, is that you can have fun with them. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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Yes, their will be "duh" moments along the way, but that's what makes the journey fun!!! Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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I am grateful for strong men and woman who were determined to bring a better life for their children. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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Try putting on a different pair of glasses, you will see things that you have never seen before. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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All of us, working together, make this farm thing happen. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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My favorite thing about the farm is being surrounded by new life on a regular basis. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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I hope to give everyone reading my blog some food for thought. Hopefully this will help others to begin asking questions like What If? Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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My husband in his infinite wisdom, surprises me and just tells me to put my big panties on. After a few seconds of yelling at him in my head, I decide to embrace the new adventure because there is nothing I can do about it anyway. Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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Life on a farm is just that, life. There is a constant rotation of birth, living, and then death. It is always a part of life, but on a farm it is magnified. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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If you ever get a chance to have friends like that, call yourselves blessed. Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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One day I was out in the garden, and it hit me, North Star Farms. This farm for us, has become a place of peace, has given us a sense of direction, and will be a constant in our life. The North Star is a fixed point of reference to sailors, adventurers, and wanderers alike. Plus, bonus....it will look look really good on a sign!!! We all took a vote, and the majority won. North Star Farm came to be Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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So this is exactly what I said, "Just look to see if he has any nipples!!!" If you are saying with me right now, yeah just check to see if the duck has nipples....BLESS YOU :). My husband looked at me incredulously, at which time I still didn't "get" it. I was sure finding the nipples would be the shortest way to answer our question. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane
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First, I want to thank everyone for being patient with me in getting this blog off the ground. It really has been a difficult thing for me. I need to thank my sister Christy Tomlinson for helping me to get it designed and all the buttons working. She is fabulous... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at Chick in the Farm Lane