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Moss Roses- A Welcome Member of a Country Flower Garden

Moss Rose collage

Moss Roses.  A must-have addition to any country flowerbed. These lovelies–the higher the temps go the more they just burst with amazingly gorgeous blooms. When your other plants are gasping for mercy and threatening to croak from the sizzling summer…
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Lambing 2017 begins…

Lambing 2017

And…..they’re off!  Lambing has officially begun.  Get ready for upcoming lamb cuteness overload in the days ahead.  As for this moment, here’s a sneak peek…. You can never get too much lamb cuteness.  And, even a little teeny bit, is…
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Valentine’s Day Chocolate & Flowers Giveaway!

The Jolly Rancher has teamed up with The Chocolate Pan, to bring you an amazing giveaway!  Out-of-this-world artisan, hand-created chocolates, and custom-designed, flower-filled notecards can be yours!  A bonus gift for a winning subscriber too! Winner will be drawn at…
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Big Box o’ Chocolate…

Box of chocolate collage

A box of lots of chocolate arriving at your door–the cure for the winter blues! As you may know from my previous post on this topic, we have a chocolatier friend that sometimes sends us really great stuff.   (Now, that’s…
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Cranberry & White Chocolate Cookies with Pecans

Cranberry and white chocolate cookies with pecans–make them gluten-free, or not.  Whatever you choose, these are one winning cookie, folks! I first made these last fall when doing my cooking stint at the hunting camp up the road.  I fell…
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Winners of our first-ever giveaway!

Five lucky people have won a The Jolly Rancher Cooks Sampler 2017 calendar! It’s Christmas Day, the blizzard is howling and we have five winners who will enjoy this beautiful calendar for the entire year. Thank you to everyone who…
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The Jolly Rancher Cooks Giveaway!

The first-ever giveaway! I am  launching my first-ever giveaway, from now until Christmas Day!  If you have enjoyed a peek into my life, you will love this fun and beautiful calendar to enjoy for an entire year.  Every month displays…
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Exquisite Cranberry Crumb Cake, gluten-free

A slice of Gluten Free Cranberry Crumb Cake

“Tis the cranberry season, so let’s bake something memorable…Exquisite Cranberry Crumb Cake! This time of year, we see those beautiful berries everywhere, just begging to be taken home to adorn your holiday table, in some way.  But, why settle for…
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Blueberry Banana Bread -Gluten Free

Blueberry Banana Bread- Gluten Free

Can adding blueberries to a killer banana bread recipe make it even better?  You bet!  Enter, Blueberry Banana Bread, and it’s GF too, folks! I love blueberries, and I love banana bread.  Do I love them happily snuggled in the…
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Cherry Almond Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal

Cherry Almond Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal

Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal, with cherries and sliced almonds.  No-cook, and chilled:  perfect for a hot summer morning, without heating up the kitchen. The summer days here in SE Montana, at the moment, are long and hot, and the last thing…
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