Kate Richards Author's Facebook Author's Instagram Author's Pinterest Author's Website Kate Richards is a home, gardening, and cocktail recipe writer and influencer. She launched her blog Drinking With Chickens in 2016. She describes herself as a "feral forest child," spending a lot of time in the garden where she grows ingredients to use in her cocktails. Because many drink recipes call for egg whites, she decided to start raising chickens to get farm fresh eggs. Therefore, Drinking With Chickens was born.Kate has amassed over 80,000 followers on Instagram and 27,000 on Facebook. Her content focuses on her farmhouse home updates and design, lifestyle, pets, and of course, cocktails. She has been featured in publications like Country Living, HGTV magazine, and Apartment Therapy. In 2016, she published the book "Drinking With Chickens: Free-Range Cocktails for the Happiest Hour." About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.