10 Tips on Raising Backyard Chickens

Congratulations! You are thinking about owning backyard chickens!  Here is a list of 10 tips on chicken care before you take the plunge. We started raising backyard chickens about five years ago. Chickens make great pets and we love knowing where our eggs are coming from. Chickens make great pets because they each have their own unique personality.  Always check with your city, town, or village to see if they have specific requirements...

5 Budget Friendly Getaways Between Chicago and Milwaukee

Read about the 5 budget friendly places to visit with-in and hour or two from either Chicago or Milwaukee. We love the hustle and bustle of the Chicago and Milwaukee area!  There is always something to do and see in both cities, but there are times we just need to unwind and slow down for a few days. We have found a few budget friendly getaways near both cities to have a great weekend get away.  Read about the 5 budget friendly places to go...