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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mylied, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I thought I'd introduce myself before starting in with the questions. We're a homeschooling family of four, with 2 young boys (almost 8 & 4). We recently bought our first house and now have 4.5 acres to have fun with. We got our first 6 chicks from Tractor Supply on Friday. I'm not sure what they are yet, as they were in a mixed pullet bin, but they all look pretty much the same. We also have 2 cats and 2 hermit crabs. I hope to add to the animals at some point, but we're taking it slow for now. We're also working on our first real vegetable garden, again starting small and planning on working our way up. I don't have much of a green thumb, but I'm trying to learn. We like to be outdoors, go letterboxing, Cub Scouts, doing crafts, and the guys are all into computers. I guess that sums it all up.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Ohio!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats and good luck with your chicks [​IMG]
     
  6. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from southern Ca!! Wow, 4.5 acres to have fun with!! I'd be going crazy with guinea hens and chickens!! I would love to have guineas but I can't here in the city! Good luck and [​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. I have to ask what is letter boxing? :thumbsup
     
  8. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio....glad you joined
     
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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for the warm welcome!


    I probably would go crazy if my husband would let me. [​IMG] He's more into the garden than the animals. I figure it's better to start small anyway since we're learning as we go.




    Letterboxing is like treasure hunting for rubber stamp images. There's plenty of info on the web if you want to learn more about it. [​IMG]
     

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