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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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

A Bouquet of Newly Sharpened Pencils

First off, how do you like the new Chicken Scoop design?  I made the background myself!!  On to my day…

For a work day, yesterday was just jam packed!  I started my day off right…

I am a member of the rewards program at both Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks.  I can’t tell you how many free drinks I’ve gotten at Starbucks.  These are my first ones

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Exercise While Jogging

FYI, blogging in the evenings has been difficult lately.  Too many distractions…

I really really wish I could break these posts up into smaller ones!  Then again, that would lead to several posts per day but at least they would be shorter.  Hm.  I need a new tactic somehow! Yesterday, I made the most wonderful thing.  I have made it before but fell out of the

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Mama Hens

I mentioned the other day that we had some broody hens in our hen house who were trying to hatch eggs.  This means that they sit on the eggs all day only breaking to get up for food and water.  Every time we’ve gone in, they’ve been in the laying boxes.

I find it kind of funny that you can’t see any eggs under the

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Weekend & 5K Report!

Will I ever get a completely free weekend?  No, I don’t think so either.  Ah well, at least it makes for interesting blogs.  I wish I had more time yesterday to blog so I could have split these up.  Anyway!

Friday, I was feeling super cute in my new jeans from Target for 4.95!  AWESOME!  So I snuck a picture in the bathroom at

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Prison Break! (Chicken Pictures)

Remember the little guys we hatched back in May?  We’ve had them outside with the big chickens but separated so they can “get to know” each other.  Well, Rob was out there filling up the watering cans and saw a mini chicken run by!  Apparently about 6 of them had dug their way out of their small pen and invaded the full pen.  See the

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Farm, Chickens, Kittens & More!

I was really trying to think of a good title. Haha. Anyway! This weekend has been going well so far! Very relaxing! I really need to clean and do laundry at some point though. Perhaps tomorrow 🙂

Last night, Rob and I just wanted to hang out together so we headed over to Bonefish Grill (chain restaurant) for a glass of wine and appetizers.

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