Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. Why “The Chicken Scoop”?  Well, when I started this blog, we had just gotten a small flock of chickens and the name just stuck!  I hope you enjoy your visit!

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Achilles Fasciitis?

First up, my smoothie of the day! Today’s smoothie only made about 8-10 ounces. Perfect because I only wanted a snack.

1 Banana 1 tablespoon Almond Butter 1/4 cup Almond Milk 1 tablespoon Coconut Milk 2 mini Lindt Truffles (or chocolate of choice) 4 ice cubes Sprinkle of Chia Seeds

I totally forgot to add my supplements today. Oh well! This was super delicious though.

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Peep Peep!

Good morning everyone! The Chicken Scoop has some great news! We have babies!!!

These are some pictures that my sister and my dad sent to me yesterday! Its killing Rob and I that we aren’t home to see it! Rob knew he had 2 hens sitting on eggs and we had about 14 of them hatch. Babies everywhere! I can’t wait to get

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Project Time

Holiday Spirit

Well, as you know, I am all done with Christmas shopping. The cats are having a blast trying to tear up the tree and presents. They already got to one present so much so that I can’t give it now! Ugh! But it was kind of an extra anyway so I don’t need to get another. If you noticed in my last picture

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Remodel: It just keeps going…

I feel gross.  My stomach has been bothering me constantly (crappy foods).  I feel lethargic and tired (lack of sleep and exercise).  I feel like I’m not me!  The Get Back to Normal plan starts today.  My goals for today are to run, drink my water, and clean out the fridge.  I started on the refridgerator last night so that is already in motion.  My

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Babies Babies Everywhere

We have more chicks!  That’s right, our mama hens are hatching their own eggs.  They all just want to be mommies!  The first hen didn’t do very well and only got 1 chick out of the whole batch and it is doing great:

It already has lots of feathers!  The latest mama hen has 4 chicks already and she is still sitting on her eggs

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Cookies & Chickens

It hasn’t really rained here lately.  I’m having a party today that I wanted to do outside on the lawn.  What do you know, its raining today.  Bah!  LoL.  Anyway, I am having friends over tonight.  We had some very brown bananas in the house so I decided to look up some recipes on SparkRecipes.com.  I found a recipe for Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip

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Harry Potter Sadness & Chicken Pictures!

I’m so sad!  Harry Potter is over!!  Friday night, Rob and I decided to do an impromptu date night.  We decided on dinner and a movie.  I’ve been dying to see Harry Potter and we had gift cards for the movies so off we went!  We decided to get burgers at Red Robin since its right by the theater and we haven’t been there in a

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Breaking News: Chicks!!

Breaking News at the Chicken Scoop!  One of the eggs that the broody hens have been sitting on has hatched!

  Bottom Right – doesn’t look like Mommy Hen because it might not actually be hers!  Communal eggs here, lol