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Calves out

Calves out

As I paused to take a photo at about the crest of the hill leading away from the ranch to the highway, I briefly admired the morning sky of clouds highlighted by glowing pink, yellow and blue tones. But I didn’t stop to document nature’s beauty. I took the photo so I could text it … Continue reading

Bacon wrapped meatloaf and fried egg sandwich

Bacon wrapped meatloaf and fried egg sandwich

Rancher actually passed on this in favor of a jumbo bowl of Rice Crispies. Our breakfast styles differ. RB is having peanuts. Because toddlers are nuts. I must have a good dose of protein in my breakfast. Carb-y breakfasts make me feel shaky by mid morning. Does anyone else have this issue? The fact that … Continue reading

New Year, New Calves, and New Recipes

It’s the end of January. I’m clearly a bit behind in writing about the new year, resolutions, changes for the better, blah blah. So you can kind of guess how I feel about it. Neutral at best. Life seems to revolve around so many different calendars – fiscal years, school years, calve and crop seasons; January … Continue reading

Cutting hay and making a pizza roll

Cutting hay and making a pizza roll

Yesterday I was kind of busy with worky stuff, but I also wanted Rancher to think I am awesome at wifey stuff. But I’m kind of off my meal planning game and I had a frozen brick of ground beef and elk meat on the counter driving that point home for me. (Don’t do this. … Continue reading

Birthday Party Beef Brisket

Birthday Party Beef Brisket

Ranch Baby turned One (click here for gratuitous cake-face pics). According to my Babycenter.com emails, I should probably change that moniker to “Ranch Toddler”, but it’s my blog, and I don’t have to do nothing. And if I call him RB until he’s 25, I can because I’m the mom. I birthed him, fed him, … Continue reading

Weaning

Weaning

***Warning***TMI to follow. I’ll try to get the breastfeeding stuff out of the way quickly and vaguely, but skip the beginning if you’re a dude and uncomfortable with the topic. In any case, Ranch Baby is off the mom-juice and onto the moo-juice completely now. When a feeding-math fail resulted in needing to buy a … Continue reading