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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

5 Benefits to Eating Beef During Pregnancy

5 Benefits to Eating Beef During Pregnancy

It is my experience with almost two healthy pregnancies under my belt (belt? my yoga pants just laughed so hard at my word choice they almost peed)  that the eating part is weird and tricky. More weird and tricky than the cliches about cravings and morning sickness. For me it goes something like: First trimester: … Continue reading

Friday Video #Felfie

In March, I had the chance to spend a few days at Lake Chelan with other young farmers and ranchers, talking about a lot of things that matter more to young farmers and ranchers than other people. But one of the topics we spent a great deal of time on was answering non-farmers’ questions about … 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