The Mama Hens

The Mama Hens

Through a myriad of uplifting life events, and the usual pitfalls of life, Sixteen Hens was created with the idea of holding a happier, healthier, more mindful, peaceful, and sustainable life for ourselves and future generations to come. We want to share our journey with you. This is a safe space. We are going to [...]

Simple And Delicious – Chicken ‘N’ Dumplings

Simple And Delicious  – Chicken ‘N’ Dumplings

Fall is here! The leaves are changing colors, the temperature is starting to drop, and, if you’re like me, your belly is starting to change its cravings from refreshing summer foods, to filling comfort foods. Move over fruit salad, this lady is ready for some hearty meals! Let me tell you about one of my [...]

16 Ways to Save Money and the Planet for Halloween

16 Ways to Save Money and the Planet for Halloween

Halloween is the best Holiday! Americanizing the holiday may have ruined the meaning a bit, but I have to admit...I love trick-or-treating. Even as adults Nate and I love dressing up with Ethan and getting our chocolate hunt on. This year may look different as far as if we are going out or not, but [...]

Plankton in the Ocean: Reclaiming your Mental Health

Plankton in the Ocean: Reclaiming your Mental Health

Have you ever felt so disconnected from everything that you feel like a small plankton in the ocean just floating around being tossed by the swells of the waves? You move effortlessly because you’re not putting any effort into being moved? The ocean is moving you and you have no control over where you’re going? [...]

Gratitude for My Marriage on Our 10th Wedding Anniversary

Gratitude for My Marriage on Our 10th Wedding Anniversary

This post is for my very best friend, my lover, my soulmate. Fifteen years strong. And just celebrating ten years of marriage. It's crazy to think that I'm thirty-three and I've been with this man through my late teens, my twenties and beyond. To say our lives together have been challenging is an understatement. We've [...]

Mental Health Quotes to Get You Through Your Day

Mental Health Quotes to Get You Through Your Day

Hello my wonderful hens and roosters! I hope you are all healthy and practicing safe social distancing. These are some crazy times we're living in! Considering the craziness we're enduring, I figured it might be wise to post some supportive mental health quotes that might help you get through these unprecedented times. Quotes that have [...]