I forgot it was picture day at Homeschool Enrichment and I’m on a budget so I didn’t buy any packages. I took these of the kids, quickly, as we were headed into school. The bottom picture is Rachel from a few years ago while we were waiting for the bus.




Rachel : 2014 or 2015

Julie's first white chicken egg.

When we moved into our house (it’s a rental) it was made very clear to me by my daughter that she wanted to raise chickens for fresh eggs!  Our awesome landlord, Paula, was kind enough to give us permission to keep a small flock in our backyard as it is legal in our city of Wheat Ridge, Colorado.  You are apparently allowed hens (no roosters) and our city even permits one goat. Continue reading “Is the cost of a small flock of backyard chickens worth the investment?” »

My 9 pound, 3oz screaming bag of bones has turned into a beautiful, tall and thoughtful young lady.  I’m old!!!  She’s beautiful and I love her to death.  My brother had us over to his house while we were in Boston to celebrate her day.  My friend’s children made her a couple of cakes…. they turned out great!  Continue reading “Julie Turns 11!” »

Jamie and I decided it would be fun to take the kids to the science Museum.  Out of a potential 10, we managed to sneak into the Museum with only 5 kiddos.  It was cool to see exhibits we hadn’t seen before, I really enjoy learning more about the human body and I was totally blown away with the pig lungs!   Continue reading “Denver Science Museum Trip” »

In My opinion cats rule.

1 Cats are independent. Cats don’t need  much food because there killing days are Friday and Wednesday.

2 They are silent. Cats are silent on anything even when meowing it isn’t very loud.

3 They are playful Mittens my cat is shy but very playful even when killing mice she does it in a playful way. When they are dead she plays ping pong with there body.

4 Cats are beautiful cats can have lion cuts and I want my mom to shave my cat to look like this cat. Bye and remember that cats rule!!!!!!!! Bye bye bye lioncut

This past weekend I brought the 4 kids plus their father who just drove out here from Boston to the Breakfast with Santa put on by Rachel’s Special needs school (Fletcher Miller in Lakewood, Colorado). It was a great time, huge value for the money and a nice, inclusive environment for kids with special needs and their families.

Here are some pictures I took of my kiddos and a few of people that love Rachel (Hi Kristin and Becca).



Julie, Christmas at Fletcher Miller Breakfast with Santa 2014






The  chickens rule here are some reasons why. 1 they are related to the T rex and who doesn’t like a t rex. The The T Rex ruled the earth in its days. The chicken is like it. Short arms long legs and small head one difference is the chicken is a bird not a reptile.

2 They teach you better than school they teach you to be patient if you are not by making you wait for eggs. Also responsibility is something you learn with chickens because if you take care for them you take there eggs feed them and water them.

3 It is fun to get eggs I race to get there eggs when they lay . And they taste better than store bought .

4 They are easy to take care of . They  eat anything they can get there beak on. They will eat anything even poison and dead mice.Our chicken never did but they tried.

5 They are fun.My old chickens used grapes for soccer and if a dead mouse came along they run with it in there beaks.My family has two chickens names big bertha and ginger are the biggest and they ambush each other they don’t hurt each other but it is hilarious.santa



Today I am blogging  about cats because I LOVE cats. The best cat ever is Mittens she can survive being on her own in the forest without food from others at age 1 and a half. When we got her back she was more independent but still loved us as much as she did. She is a blackish brownish fluffy beauty and she looks like a lion. She speaks when she meows hisses and growls  she says hey but at is all.  Her full name is Mittens Owl (because she has owl eyes)Pumpkin(because her name before was pumpkin) Vontuglen. Byemittens-257x300

Today Julie taught A tip that is really awesome.She taught me to Listen to a audio book when doing your work. I really like it and i will tell you why. I like it because it get work done faster and you can use YouTube for a full version and you can Check the time easily.

You can pick a good book like I am listening to Matilda by Roald Dahl. Its the best to use Headphones or Bluetooth .41U89kJIUDL._SY300_So end of blog I hope you enjoy this blog and the next one and also please tell me more tips.

Chickens-Rooster-WireToday i’m writing about a news article that I read to my mom. About a  man who lost his land,lost his hens and his roosters were killed. The police seized his land and animals without notice. People think that it could be rooster fighting being the reason for his lost because he has more than 700 roosters and more than 600 hens. People think that it is very ridiculous that the government is on both sides. Im not sure why and the only person who knows is Trin Than the man who lost his animals and land. They are denying that 9 cops and 5 animal control officers took this from him. All of his food was healthy and his animals too and if they all captive chickens to stay where they were.

Here is the page.


Most people forget the meaning of Thanksgiving most see Thanksgiving as food . Others see it as a useless holiday . I see thanksgiving as a time to go to a loved ones remember the less fortunate,feel grateful,help them and be yourselfs. This Thanksgiving my family went to Jamies. We had 3 guests named Mister Quarters.Brooke  and Bethany. Me Brooke and Bethany  were mostly outside on the swingset or on the trampoline playing dead man or woman man for when boston was around. Run from the balls which we made up it was when we had 1 though 3 balls in the trampoline and where the ball hit was weaker until someone got hit 10 times from the balls. And just jumping around. On the swing set we just played. And the food was great!wild-turkey_765_600x450

I really love christmas it is just because it is a time to have fun with relatives, and presents. Here are 5 things I want for christmas and why.

1. a Lava Lamp. I love lava lamps because it brings colors and because they are prettydownload (2).

2. A acrylic moon it is because I have an acrylic sun and I think that it would be cool to have the sun and moon.

3.Paint and canvas.The reason I want this for christmas is because I love art because it is very creative .

4.81VxBsPnw+L._SL1500_Sticker art . I love sticker art it is easy and fun.

5.More adult chickens!!! I love animals and we have 5 chickens and I want to expand it so we can get 5 more!


I take care of the animals that me and my Mom own. Mom buys what they need and she bought all of them for me. So far she bought 5 Silkie Chicks, 3 Bunnies and  7 chickens She was only supposed to buy 5 but unfortunately 2 died . I am still sad. And I take care of them. I let the chickens roam in the morning for about 30 minutes. Every Sunday me and my mom clean the animals homes one by one. One of our bunnies, a Jersey Woolly,  is pregnant, her name is Maggie. When we clean one of the bunnies cage we let them roam in our backyard. I love the animals.

This is Mittens the indoor cat.

Mittens Rocks

Mittens Rocks

Julie and Rachel

Julie and Rachel

Today I  wanted to blog about happiness but i couldn’t find how to blog want I wanted to blog . Mom helped me blog.  I am very glad for many things here are 5 things that I am very glad for.

1. Art

I am very glad that art exists. When I am in any mood i want to draw. I like drawing anything and everything art is something that puts me in a good mood .


Holidays and celebrations just make me happy . Me and my mom shares the ability to  think of great holiday ideas. I just love holidays.

3. Farming

I love farms to working  to help them. I am my  mom and my dads little farm girl. When I grow up I hope to be a farmer.

4. Baking

It makes me feel like soo good. I am very good at making checkerboard cookies, chocolate chip cookies and gingerbread cookies

5. Rachel

My sister Rachel even though she can’t see I love her. Once I told Rachel that my cousin was being really mean. The next time we saw her she asked for her to come over she said ‘Leave my siblings alone especially Julie’ in front of  almost everyone then my cousin said that she was. Rachel called her a liar.

Checkerboard cookies

Checker cookies

My sister

My sister


My dead chicken );

My dead chicken );


One of my pictures

One of my pictures


american flag

Usa flag

Eric Jeffrey picture of NY Snow

This week a storm  is going on and it killed 5 people . Some died of freezing some died of a heart attack .In some places it had 6 feet of snow.

Storms can freeze anything that has liquids  if it is cold enough. And on the roads it can make cars swerve into other cars of the road and  make you lost.

A way to stay safe is to stock your cupboards with food stay of the roads check for storms . And if you have to go out in your car wear a full snowsuit bring lots of food water and blankets.

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