The VP Girls have arrived! Now what to name them?!

Peeps in the nursery

Ever since last night we’ve been on high alert for baby chicks. The moment I got my USPS tracking number I rushed out, setup text message alerts and have been tracking the peeps as the travelled from Polk, Ohio all the way to our little post office. I got the call this morning at about […]

VPMods: Clean-outs and Catches

Standing at the clean-out door

This is the second in a series of posts describing our awesome mods to our version of The Garden Coop. The instructions for The Garden Coop are all you really need to make a fantastic chicken paradise. But, if you’re like me and my dad, you can’t help but make some modifications and upgrades! Our mods are […]

VPMods: Hardware Cloth Installation

Hardware Installation GIF

This is the first in a series of posts describing our awesome mods to our version of The Garden Coop. The instructions for The Garden Coop are all you really need to make a fantastic chicken paradise. But, if you’re like me and my dad, you can’t help but make some modifications and upgrades! Our […]

Villa Pollaio – Finito!

Villa Pollaio - Finito!

Today was the last day to cancel my day-old baby chick order. Guess what I did NOT do? Yup, that’s right… I did NOT call up MyPetChicken.com and tell them there was no way I’d be ready. You know why? Because I’m happy to report that Villa Pollaio is complete, ahead of schedule! Count down to “Day-old Baby Chicks” […]

Announcing Villa Pollaio at Chez Dalinois: Our Chicken Selection

Villa Pollaio at Chez Dalinois

Lots of things have been changing around Chez Dalinois. But perhaps the most significant change is the construction of a new area in our garden space: Villa Pollaio at Chez Dalinois. Aside from the fact that we are mixing romance languages, we’re also going to be raising chickens! This small step into backyard homesteading has […]

Two Ways to Get Your T-Shirt!

srf-cafepress-2014

This year we’re offering you two ways to get an awesome T-shirt to support Gary’s Race to Recovery! Once again, our CafePress store is open and we’ve got brand new designs sporting the 2014 Gary’s Straight Arrow Runners logo. If you buy one of the Tech Ts or a snazzy sports bottle we’ll be donating […]

BACK to the RACE this Year!

Gary's Straight Arrow Runners - 2014

We’re hitting the trail again for spinal health this year! The We’ve Got Your Back 5K will be held in Reston, VA on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and we’d like to invite you to join our team – Gary’s Straight Arrow Runners. 2014 will be the 7th annual race for spinal health awareness. Last year […]

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