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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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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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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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Saturday Drive: A Picture Story

Downhill road, Montana backcountry

A Saturday drive, Montana style– So, a few weeks ago, Hubby says, “Let’s go for a drive!”  For you city dwellers, let me inform you that this journey will not include pavement, shopping or McDonald’s.  It WILL, however, include a…
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