If you’ve read my blog for very long, you know I love free stuff from Craigslist. And that the stuff I get for free isn’t typical at all. Ready to hear my latest find? I answered an ad that was written something like this: Wanted – someone to come to our store and pick up… Read More More free stuff from Craigslist
The obvious downside to me not having an office job anymore is the drop in disposable income that went along with that. So, when I need things for the animals, I can’t just go buy them – I have to be creative. In spite of that, I am very happy with the supplies I have… Read More Repurposing old stuff, and how to do it
(Originally posted Jan 2012) This is turning into “my blog of things I get from Craigslist”. I’ll have to see what else I can post about. I recently sold my last four chickens, for $40. That was the last of the 20+ free chickens I got in the fall, and the only ones that were… Read More More free stuff from Craigslist – I’ve turned in to a Chicken flipper!
(Originally posted Nov 17 2011) And before I forget, this weeks’ freebies from Craigslist includes ~60 lbs of Walnuts. I picked them up from the ground, after dark, with a flashlight, and with the homeowner who I’d never met before. It was a riot. Ever played hide-and-seek in the dark as a kid? It felt… Read More Walnuts after dark
More Craigslist scores! Today I picked up 12 free chickens, all 3 years old so laying was slowing down. Nine hens and three roosters. The three roosters and three of the hens are in the fridge already – I love free food! The other 6 hens are on the schedule for Thursday, although I may… Read More More free stuff
(Originally posted Sept 2011) Processed five more chickens today! And picked about 4 more pints of blackberries. That brings the total to about 12 pints of blackberries and 11 processed chickens. Plus there are 5 more chickens on tap for tomorrow, I just ran out of light today. Bought an old shipping crate, to make… Read More Sorting through the chickens
(Originally posted Sept 6, 2011) I must stop getting free chickens from Craigslist. Apparantly giving chickens away is just something people DO around here – along with breathing. I got 6 free roosters today, and they delivered them to my door for the price of gas. Wow! I had put today aside to butcher and… Read More Roosters can crow upside down