How My Friends and Family are Fueling My Chicken Addiction

Reader Contribution by Faithful Homesteader
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When I first started raising chickens and sharing about them with my friends, I was surprised by all the interest. I started chronicling my adventures on Facebook, and it was fun to see all the “likes” from friends and family. Whenever I would see people, often the first thing they would ask about was the chickens. It is still that way.

All the interest from my friends and family has helped fuel my chicken addiction. I certainly like to share about my chickens. It is nice to have a light-hearted subject to occupy myself with and maybe bring a smile to someone else, too.

One significant way that my friends and family have added to my chicken addiction is through cute chicken gifts. I am really acquiring quite a chicken collection, and I have only purchased a few things for myself. My big thing was getting some chicken kitchen towels and potholders from the Dollar Tree.

My mom is always on the lookout now for chicken stuff when she is shopping at thrift stores. She gave me a cool rooster crockpot and a cute, red, chicken sign that I love. She seems to have more success finding the chicken items than I do.

I recently had a birthday, and I received a good amount of cool chicken gifts. It is really fun, and I appreciate the thought that goes into these cute presents. They really are a perfect gift for me. I have a couple of coffee mugs, stuffed animals, and just all kinds of unique chicken trinkets.

It isn’t just my birthday that brings the possibility of the latest chicken knickknack. Sometimes a friend will see some chicken thing and will not be able to resist getting it. My aunt even crocheted some charming chicken hot pads.

I still am working on the right place to display everything. In the meantime, I appreciate all the adorable chicken stuff. It is fun to share the chicken addiction with my friends and family.

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