Our Backyard Chicken Flock

Many years ago, my husband and I decided that *someday* we would keep chickens. *Someday* finally arrived one month ago when eight yellow Buff Orpington chicks arrived in a tiny cardboard box by Priority Mail to our local farm store. We were asked to pick up our new backyard chicken flock within the hour!

our backyard chicken flock

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Chicken Pot Pie

When Colin turned two years old, I asked him what he wanted to eat for his birthday dinner.

“Pot Pie!” he shouted with enthusiasm.

Seriously, what two year old actually asks for pot pie? My husband and I had a good laugh about it, and then celebrated Colin’s birth by eating birthday pot pie and cake.

Chicken pot pie has been Colin’s favorite food since then. I really can’t blame him. The sweet sizzling onions mingling with homemade pie dough turning golden in the oven smells like home. Continue reading