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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Starting Anew with Healthy Habits

Happy Hump Day! So far, work has been going well. Everyone is really nice and open to help me out as I learn the software and everything else. It has been a lot of information but I am still enjoying it anyway. So far so good!

I figured before I started that I should just jump in with healthy habits right away. Sunday, Rob and

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Being an HLB for a Day

Once again on Tuesday, I did my best to try to be an HLB (Healthy Living Blogger) and I think I did much better!  I also tried my best to keep my monthly goals for August in the front of my mind.  The first goal I really wanted to work on was the Spend-Free days so I made sure I had all the essentials for breakfast

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Vibrams to the Rescue!

After my post yesterday, I decided I wanted to show you how easy it really is to make eggs in the microwave so I photo documented the process 🙂Step 1.  Beat eggs with some milk

Step 2.  Add omelet toppings (for me, broccoli and mozzarella)

Step 3.  Pop it in the microwave for 2 minutes.  Out comes a beautiful omelet!  I even flipped it over

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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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Vibram Review & My New Garden

This weekend was so much fun! Rob and I didn’t get to see each other really all week due to me working nights. Only 2 more weeks of that! So we were excited to see each other all weekend. Saturday, we headed out for breakfast and tried a new place. It was SO CUTE! And very country style. Loved it.

Then we headed

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First Chickie Pictures

Posted these on Spark People but since this is the Chicken Scoop…

The chickens started hatching!!!  We have 13 so far!

This is what we woke up to this morning! My makeshift spotlight for trying to video the one that is getting close. Hehe! Spooky wants to know whats going on out in the hallway (we keep her blocked in two rooms with

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News Alert!

I heard chirping in the incubator!!!   That means the babies will start hatching soon!!!  I even saw an egg roll around a little 🙂  SO EXCITED!