alpaca farm in Utah

Thank you 😊

Sunday, February 18, 2018 Once again we are humbled and grateful that so many people chose to come to our open house yesterday.  There were so many smiling faces, mine included.  The weather gods smiled on us and it was pleasant outside most of the afternoon. Sales were great in…
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Red Wing Black Birds 🎶

Friday February 16, 2018  The redwing black birds are singing like they think it's spring. It's alway a welcome sound that starts in February and goes on for most of spring. They appreciate the water in the creek, the tall cottonwood trees for roosting and the all you can eat…
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday February 14, 2018  Happy Valentines Day! This will be my first Valentine's Day spent alone in many years because Ed is with his brother in a hospital in New Mexico. And ya know what, being alone is really no big deal. When you think about it, Valentine's day is…
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Monday February 12, 2018

Monday February 12, 2018   Soaps are curing all over the mud room and will be ready to wrap by the weekend.  More gloves, mittens, scarves and boot inserts arrived from our co-op last week and I'll get those added to the invemtory in Yaya's Yarn Barn today. I'm grateful to…
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Sunday February 11, 2018

Sunday February 11, 2018  Brrrr, I guess all this talk of spring like weather brought us a taste of winter again. It’s 9 degrees and windy out there. All the alpacas are in the barns and I’m glad we have a good supply of firewood left! On my agenda for…
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Saturday February 10, 2018

Saturday February 10, 2018  One week from today we'll be host our mid winter Open House. If this mild weather continues, you'll even be able to take a stroll on our walking paths, unheard of in mid February!  We have new yarn, new soap and new alpaca toys in the…
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Friday February 9, 2018

Friday February 9, 2018  The snow continues to melt away here and our hopes for a real winter are fading. :( (I don't expect much sympathy from those of you who live where winter is happening.) ;)  I had to go in to Salt Lake City yesterday and I saw more…
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Barn cat life 😺

Wednesday February 7, 2018 I am responsible for the live of quite a few animals here. I take that responsibility very seriously and want to be sure I give every one of them the best life I can.  Sometimes I worry about the barn cats, would they be happier in…
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Tuesday February 6, 2018

Tuesday February 6, 2018  We did get a wee bit of snow over night and yes that makes up happy. Snow = water in reservoirs = good hay crop = happy alpacas = nice fiber = yummy yarn.  And we need quite a bit more before we'll feel good about the…
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Animals and essential oils

Monday February 5, 2018 I've used essential oils therapeutically since 1998.  Way before it was cool and before everyone has their favorite MLM version of oils. I do use essential oils for my own benefit and I'm very particular about the brands I'll use, but recently discovered a line of oils…
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