As we buzz through life toward new horizons we want to buzz in your ear the lessons learned and  share with you our Reviews & Recommendations and Tips & Checklists


Welcome to our “Experimenting” page “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney


Living: liv·ing /ˈliviNG/noun: the pursuit of a lifestyle of the specified type. “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein.


  Our Familiarium is somewhere in New England, U.S,  the northeasterly region of the U.S. comprising the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Explore Our Habitat

 There are four inhabitants in Our Familiarium, two down-to-earth Troglodytes and two heads-in the-clouds Sprites. Common Name: Grumpy Beetle Troglodyte – AKA B-Dad Title: B-Dad reserves all veto rights over my creative rights 🙂 e.g. He adamantly vetoed  “Bunkerized Chicken Coop” as the name of the blog, came up with the fantastic name […]

Meet the Inhabitants

Welcome to Our Familiarium! Where you can observe a living family, in its natural habitat. We, the inhabitants, hope you have fun following our annual cycle as we come out of hibernation in Spring, have fun in the Summer, get busy in the Fall and hibernate in the Winter. All this while living, experimenting and sharing what we learned. English is […]

Welcome to Our Familiarium