Tag Archive: Montana ranch

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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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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Lamb cuteness overload…

Cute lamb, Montana ranch

Lambs are the cutest living creatures.  Ever.  And, we get to witness a massive dose of their adorableness every lambing season here in Montana. We run Targhee ewes, which are all white, and we use Suffolk and/or Suffolk-Hampshire cross bucks…
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Moving Sheep (kind of)

Moving sheep down river, Powder River, Montana

When Hubby says, “Let’s go push those sheep farther down-river!”,  I tend to want more details.   I have seen these kinds of “fun thing to do” items turn into the exact opposite in no time flat, so I want to…
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Spring Storm

Spring Lambing Storm, April 2016

When lambing in Montana in April, it’s pretty much a given that we’ll deal with at least one spring storm–and here’s the first one. So, come with me on my barnyard rounds and see what’s going on and how our…
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Box o’ chocolate

Dark Chocolate Caramel with sea salt

Beware of chocolatiers bearing gifts…?  Not!  When a box containing artisan chocolate lands on your doorstep, what do you do?   Be happy.  Be very, very happy! We have a friend who’s a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef.  He’s done…
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Sheep Shearing 2016

Come with me on a fun journey of our sheep shearing day!  Finally, folks, the time has come.  I am ready to share and show the sheep shearing.  Okay, now say that ten times, really fast!  Not ba-a-a-a-a-a-d!  (Sorry, I…
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