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The garden is planted…

Spring is finally here, and the garden is planted.  In a few months we’ll be serving home-grown potatoes (with home-grown onions) to go with our backyard chicken eggs, and homemade bread and jelly. Trees and flowers are blooming — in … Continue reading

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More Snow .. on the first day of Spring!

Yes, we got three more inches of snow on March 20th, the first day of spring.  It’s a pretty snow, and relatively easy clean-up, so not a big problem.  The chickens are protesting, as they were just getting to enjoy … Continue reading

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Christmas!

It’s officially Christmastime at Furnace Hills B&B.  The Christmas tree is up and the decorations are out.  The tree is a little shorter than our average — only 13’9″ this year compared to 17′ last year.  It’s getting hard to … Continue reading

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Fall (wait… did we miss summer??)

OK, So we’re a little behind on the blog thing.  The last time we posted we were waiting for spring at the end of a long, cold, snowy winter.  Now it’s fall again (not really sure where the summer went, … Continue reading

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Spring?

More snow is on the way, but there are some (early) signs of spring. The Witch Hazel is blooming, and has been for about a week and a half. Which Hazel normally blooms in mid-February, and despite the extreme cold … Continue reading

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New Sign — Part 2

The new sign is finally up!  Here it is!

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New Sign – Part 1

Our old sign at the end of our driveway was hand-painted by a good friend eleven years ago on some scrap pine boards that Ben fashioned together. It has served us well, but it will soon be time to retire … Continue reading

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Chicks Update

The chicks are now 15 weeks old. Only another five to ten weeks until they start laying. Then we should have plenty of eggs to fully supply our breakfast needs. They are integrated with the two older chickens (we lost … Continue reading

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Facebook

After holding out for quite some time, Furnace Hills Bed and Breakfast is finally on Facebook! Ben is not one for social media (even though he is the webmaster and chief blogger). So Liz finally got her own Facebook page … Continue reading

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Chicks

Our three free range layers have been a hit with guests. Unfortunately, they are not able to keep up with our demand for eggs. So, we have eleven new chicks that should start laying sometime this summer. Of course, we … Continue reading

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