Yesterday was pet day and Valentines parties at the park with our homeschool group. After packing some lunch and all the kids Valentines my husband called me and I answered the phone saying," Can I call you back I am busy trying to get , 5 kids, a 60lb tortoise, 1 turtle, and 1 bearded dragon in the car(we left the hamster and fish at home) He, just started laughing and said...only my wife. haha!
We got to the park and Austin showed off all his reptiles:
Did I mention I had to carry the 60lb tortoise??? I begged Austin if we could just bring a picture of him but no, he wouldn't go for that. JD was a big hit!!! All the kids loved him.
I guess the mom who took this picture thought it was pretty funny watching me try to get JD out! (What I will do for my kids, I sure hope they appreciate me!)
Austin taking his job serious!
They girls had fun too!
Then after park day we headed to Home Depot to get the rest of our supplies. We are working on two projects in our backyard.
We are finishing our chicken coop and pond.
I guess I didn't think I had enough pets in the car because we went and picked up our little hen on the way home!
On the way home I had, 5 kids, 1tortoise,1bearded dragon,1 turtle, and 1 chicken!
I know what your thinking, next we will see Bridget with braids and a long prairie skirt. What can I say,I'm a Texas girl at heart. Can you tell I grew up on Little House on The Prairie? Now Faith and I are into Anne of Green Gables. (We like to pretend anyway)
We have our garden going, our pond..and now we are raising chickens! We have been googling like crazy because (us city folks) don't have a clue what we are doing. (Any advice from my farm friends would be greatly appreciated.)
Our finished project
Our Pond...Justin found the red eared slider in one of our customers pools.
Now you may be asking yourself, why would I want to raise chickens. Well, one good reason is that they lay eggs. The kids love it. It's almost like they get little surprise everyday! Scrambled eggs our house Saturday Morning!
One problem...the kids can't decide on a name for her..any suggestions???? I'm thinking Fran maybe Frances (what??? I like F names)