Ninja Chickens Podcast

Ninja Chickens – Episode #14

Show Notes From Episode 14

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  • Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat
    • Fabulous visits with friends, and Bee Swarms

**Summer Mint Quencher**

Equal parts Mint, Hibiscus Flower, Peach Leaf

Use 2 tsp of herb mixture in one cup of boiling water.  Steep ~10 minutes add sweetener and ice and enjoy!

You can find a good practitioner through AHG American Herbalists Guild

A couple of my favorite places to buy herbs:
Mountain Rose Herbs
Starwest-Botanicals

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #13

Show Notes From Episode 13

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Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

  • Birthdays, broken arms, sick chickens, festivals, and visiting friends…. busy, fun Summer!

And for your viewing pleasure – Business Time by Flight of the Conchords

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #12

Show Notes From Episode 12

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  • Giveaway winner announced! for Coolidge Red and Sliding Rock yarns!
    Go check out the giveaway thread for some amazing history posts!
  • Finished Objects

– Amigas Tank by Dami Hunter of Magpie Fibers in Magpie Fibers Solstice yarn

  • WIPS

– Working on a personal pattern

Shard by Romi Hill in Another Crafty Girl’s Strong Sock yarn “Triangle Lover’s Club”

Moder Dy by Kate Davies in Fern Fiber’s Alpaca yarns

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– Aquisition – Picknick and children’s books for learning Swedish

**Summer Berry Special Tea**
30g blueberries (dried)
10g Hibiscus Flower (dried)
10g Rosehips (cut and sifted)
10g Strawberry Leaf (dried)
10g Orange Peel (dried)

Makes 70g or 2.5 ounces of tea. Pour boiling water over 2 tsp. of tea and let steep for 5 – 7 minutes. Strain. Sweeten if desired, and enjoy!

This gorgeous red tea is a tangy delight, high in antioxidants. It’s a fabulous iced tea on a hot summer day! Or pour it into your ice trays to make cubes for your water.

You can find a good practitioner through AHG American Herbalists Guild

Places to buy herbs:
Mountain Rose Herbs
Starwest-Botanicals

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #11

Show Notes From Episode 11

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  • Tea from the Garden
  • Finished Objects

– Vanilla socks with garter st. german short row heel with Knitting Expats mini heel flap in Opal Happy Mit Silbereffekt ‘Sweet Spicy/9092’

– Second Steekalong sweater – Buttons from Remembrances Pottery

  • WIPS

Amigas Tank by Dami Hunter of Magpie Fibers in Magpie Fibers Solstice yarn

  • Join our Steekalong!
  • Dyeing-  Indigo dyeing with moon phase resists
  • Spinning- Finished 80 yards of the ?Dorper fleece and washed the Camel fiber

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– Tour of Biltmore Industries Handwoven Handspun museum and dye house

Giveaway! – for Coolidge Red and Sliding Rock yarns!  See Ravelry group for details

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #10

Show Notes From Episode 10

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  • Finished Objects

Scrollwork Hat by Irina Dmitrieva in Fern Fiber yarn

  • WIPS

– Vanilla socks

– Second Steekalong sweater with YOTH yarns

  • Aquisitions-

Fibreshare swap with RockPaperBrushes

– Hand carved Barn Owl Nostepinne by The Fox and The Sheep

– Moon Phases resists for the indigo vat

– Crochet Octopus by Evelyn of The Thistle Hollow Podcast

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

– Copperheads

Pradodelana farm visit

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #9

Show Notes From Episode 9

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Fiber related

Goat Yoga at Franny’s Farm!!!

  • Finished Objects

– Grand Central Socks by Mina Philipp/KnittingExpat in Casual Fashion Queen

Picos De Europa hat by Verena Cohrs in Freehand Fiber Madder dyed yarn

– First of my Second Hand Steekalong sweaters is done

 

  • WIPS

Scrollwork Hat by Irina Dmitrieva in Fern Fiber yarn

– Kennedy Wrap by Lynda Rossetti – Frogged

  • Aquisitions-

Plants are Magic, Volume 1 by Rebecca Desnos

– Painting by Giada Rose of RoseWitchery

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– Class with Alana Dakos at the Black Mountain Yarn Shop

– Anniversary happenings

– Plantings around the garden and new bees!

– Maryland Sheep and Wool is next weekend!

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #8

Show Notes From Episode 8

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Fiber related

  • Finished Objects

– Test knit in Fern Fiber and Ginger Twist Studios yarns

Cable Swaddler by Tiara Shanafelt

  • WIPS

– Grand Central Socks by Mina Philipp/KnittingExpat in Casual Fashion Queen

Kennedy Wrap by Lynda Rossetti

  • Dyeing-

– The Wild Dyery natural dyeing course – final shibori piece

  • Spinning – 

– Not dorper fleece, but lovely still!

  • Aquisitions-

Dyenamixx yarn from @heybrownberry
-Latvian Yarn from @bmandarines

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– Visited Rusted Earth Farm to the the Navajo-Churro lambs 

– Toured King’s Farm to see the white and black buffalo, yak, elk, Watusi, and camel!

– Plantings around the garden

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #7

Show Notes From Episode 7

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Fiber related

  • Finished Objects

Riddari by Vedis Jonsdottir in Lettlopi

  • WIPS

– Grand Central Socks by Mina Philipp/KnittingExpat in Casual Fashion Queen

  • Dyeing-

– The Wild Dyery natural dyeing course

– Fern Fiber Trunk Show

  • Aquisitions-

-Naturally dyed Buckalooview sachet and Shetland Oo magazine
BOAT Faroe Islands edition magazine

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– Pysanky egg dyeing

– Recipe

“Coffee” Tea

2 parts Roasted Chicory Root
1 part Roasted Dandelion Root

Mix herbs well. Use 1 tsp of herbs in 1 cup boiling water. Steep 10 minutes. Strain out herbs. Sweeten and add cream if desired.

This is a nice ‘coffee’ flavored tea.

Blend all ingredients in a blender.  Heat on the stove… hot, but not boiling.  Serve in a nice big mug and drink up!

To find an Herbalist: AHG or American Herbalists Guild 

Places to buy herbs:

Mountain Rose Herbs

Starwest-Botanicals

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Ninja Chickens – Episode #6

Show Notes From Episode 6

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Talked about our bees

Fiber related

  • Finished Objects

– Verur (Minecraft) by Vedis Jonsdottir in Lettlopi

– How I steeked my Haust Cardigan

  • WIPS

Riddari by Vedis Jonsdottir in Lettlopi

– Grand Central Socks by Mina Philipp/KnittingExpat in Casual Fashion Queen

  • Dyeing-

– The Wild Dyery natural dyeing course

– New colors for Fern Fiber Trunk Show

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– Handstand class

– Book Club – last month was The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, this month will be SEKRET by Lindsay Smith.

– Recipe

Turmeric Golden Milk

  • 1 can coconut milk (full fat)
  • 1 cup Almond milk (unsweetened)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Tumeric root powder, or 2 Tbsp. fresh Turmeric root, grated
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger root powder, or 1 tsp fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1/4 tsp. Licorice root powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Cinnamon powder
  • Sweetened to taste

Blend all ingredients in a blender.  Heat on the stove… hot, but not boiling.  Serve in a nice big mug and drink up!

To find an Herbalist: AHG or American Herbalists Guild 

Places to buy herbs:

Mountain Rose Herbs

Starwest-Botanicals