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The city insists!

City of Knoxville requires weed removal

So much for doing the initial cleaning for the estate sale. The city wants to come in and bush hog the lot! Say what? There are cherries, pears, grapes, and I don’t know what all is on this lot. A bush hog will take it all down. That means we switch gears and the lot becomes priority even if we have to reschedule the estate sale. [Click headline title to read more…]

Our Six Pack

Six pack of chickens in the City of Knoxville

Chickens and more! It normally takes us two weeks to complete an estate sale, but from the very beginning of the Secret Haven account, we have been met with obstacles. Yet, these obstacles are more like fighting for something you didn’t know you wanted, until it happens. [Click headline title to read more…]

Bee not afraid

Bees everywhere! It doesn’t feel like work when I arrive at Secret Haven. It should, but it doesn’t. I finish my chores at Our Little Homestead and I look forward to the chores at Secret Haven. Weeds and all, but it doesn’t make sense that I eventually want to be in the weeds working. I’m afraid of spiders. Yes, those tiny little creatures that makes me a giant compared to them. I’m sure they are there but I want to tackle the weeds. I also want to take care of the bees. Baby steps. [Click headline title to read more…]

Morning Routine

Sometimes I ponder how I end up in the places I do. Is it Divine intervention or just by chance? I have been away for so long that I have forgotten the joys of childhood. I only know the pressures of being an entrepreneur on a path that seems as though YHWH is against. [Click headline title to read more…]

Can’t save the chickens

Can't save the chickens at Secret Haven

My heart aches because Animal control is going to take the chickens away. I have thought over and over again how to keep the chickens and ducks. No matter how I slice it, the city is not going to give us time to find homes for them. I have called around looking for homes and I’m running out of time to save them. It’s very frustrating. [Click headline title to read more…]