Wow I can't believe I have had them for over 3 weeks now. I feel like I have been watching my babies grow up before my eyes. They are now 3-4 weeks old and half way through their normal expected life expectancy. Which really is kind of a sad thought. This weekend we finally moved them outside 24 hours a day. with loves in the high 40s and low 50s though they couldn't be happier outside :O). The really love the fresh weeds the children hold in their cage.lol I throw food to them now twice a day and always worry it isn't enough. One of the chicks is still much smaller and less developed then the other two but she is developing so maybe she is just younger. What chick update post would be complete without a cute picture.
Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need: 2 Cups of Sugar 2 Cups of Water 1 Package Sugar Free Jello A candy Thermometer Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I li