Yearly Archive: 2016

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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The Screamers

When a ewe lambs, it’s normally a quiet experience.  She rumbles the “mothering chuckle” to her lambs, and they will make cute little lamb-cry sounds to her as they struggle to their feet. It’s a beautiful thing, and one never…
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Sounds & Antics of Lambing Time

I’ve posted lamb cuteness, and lambing-time busyness in pictures.  Let’s add some lambing-time sounds and action. I think it’s fair to say we’ve already established the undeniable, crazy-cuteness of lambs that fills our days during lambing, but what about the…
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Orangy Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

Orangy Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

Are you hungry?  Well even if you’re not, when you sink your teeth into these Orangy Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes you’ll immediately act as if you are! As you know, I love Bountiful Baskets, and this week, luscious blueberries were on…
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Blueberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake (gluten-free)

A coffee cake fit for a king!  Juicy blueberries, tart rhubarb and a hint of orange, all melded together in a moist deliciousness, under a blanket of cinnamony crunch.  It just doesn’t get better than this, folks. It’s Sunday afternoon,…
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Unforgettable Rooster Joe

Rooster Joe RIP cover

The life and times of Rooster Joe, the coolest chicken ever.  RIP, my friend.  I miss you…your happy crow…your magnificence! It was a sad day, March 5, 2016, when our much-loved Rooster Joe passed from this chicken-life to the grasshopper-filled,…
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