Totally dressed up. I’m the cock of the walk. Eggsellent! And some other horrible puns.
Welcome to Miss Murder's Family Farm
My house is where unwanted animals magically appear. And I love it, I truly do. I stayed up until 2:00 last night trying to get some words done. And I wrote 4,300 of them, which delights me. What did not delight me as much was waking up three hours later because of the chickens. Yes, we have chickens again. A dear … Read More
Miss Murder Easy DIY: Easy Ice Pops For Chickens!
People are telling stories of something called “Autumn” and “cool weather” and “pumpkin spice.” I know these things are all lies. In Las Vegas, we’re still wearing sun hats and sunglasses. I burn my feet on the pavement at least once a week, and my hands on the steering well about as often. So we’re still concerned with keeping our … Read More
Hey. This Is How You Pick Up Chicks.
Nope, I’m not being sexist. I’m being literal, and it’s AWESOME. This is also how you pick up chicks. 😛 We went and picked up five of the little darlings. Originally the plan was for four, but this tiny baby chick was being crushed into the corner by its siblings. “We want that one,” I said. “She probably … Read More
This Blog Should be Renamed “Homesteading in Stilettos”
Because we’re getting chickens. That’s right. Chickens. Here in the middle of Las Vegas. In our backyard. Backyard chickens. The coop should be arriving any day. Hammer, nails, sweat, friends, and paint, and it will be standing soon. Today we checked out chickens! We also checked out bunnies and baby ducks, just for fun. Oh my goodness! Cuteness overload! … Read More