Yaya’s Yarn Barn

We’re Open!

Saturday September 23, 2017   We're open today from 11:00 am til 4:00 pm.  It looks like we might see a little rain this afternoon but the party will continue. :)  We have tents up and room to sit in the hay barn.  And you know it's always dry and…
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First snow!

Friday September 22, 2017  We woke up to a white reminder that winter is not very far away! For Belle the puppy and Bogart the kitten this is the frist snow they've ever seen. Bogart is still curled up between hay bales in the hay barn but Belle is extremely…
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Tuesday September 19, 2017

Tuesday September 19, 2017  Puppy Belle is 4 months old today and going in for her first grooming appointment. Photos to come.  Meanwhile back at the ranch, last minute preparations continue in anticipation of the weekend.  But we'll be ready by Saturday, never fear. :)  The knitting class we've scheduled for…
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Weather and clouds

Monday September 18, 2017  Fall weather is the best, except of course when it threatens to snow on our event!  As we're intently watching the forecast for next weekend we need to remind ourselves that the forecast is accurate only about 10% of the time. lol  Sometimes they even miss…
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Dogs and Alpacas

Sunday September 17, 2017  Jack has improved slightly on his steroid meds but we have to be very watchful of his activity and keep hoping for the best. I'm knitting a few more projects as fast as I can to have in the Yarn Barn and the place is startign…
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Wednesday September 13, 2017

Wednesday September 13, 2017  Today our local newspaper is coming to do an interview for Open Barn Days.  How sweet is that? I'm hoping Scarlett will be in her friendly mood and do lots of close-ups. :)   I'll be doing some mowing clean up before they arrive so if…
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Shhhh, listen to the quiet!

Tuesday September 12, 2017  I do not care for traffic, I do not care for crowds. I did grow up in the city but my heart has always belonged in the country.  But development doesn't stop for anyone, and I'm seeing signs of growth even in the areas close to…
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Knitters welcome!

Friday August 11, 2017  A knitting group came to knit at the ranch yesterday, can you imagine knitting with alpacas wandering around you?  I think they had fun. :) I know Scarlett the friendly alpaca did.  lol  They also loved the new yarns we've added to the yarn barn and…
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Thank you!

Sunday, June 25, 2017  Thanks to all who came to our event yesterday! It was a lovely weather day and we met so many new friends. Of course, seeing our regular faithful fans here again always makes us smile too. We sold so many dryer balls! thanks! I'll be sure…
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We’re open today!

Saturday, June 24, 2017  We'll be open today from 1:00 - 4:00. If you're nearby, why not come for a visit?  This will be our last free event until our big Fall Open Barn Days in September. The alpacas are showing off their slender bodies that have been hiding under…
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Spring Open Barn Day!

Saturday, May 13, 2017  Spring Open Barn day is today! High near 60° today and 0% chance of snow. :) Yesterday I let Romulus into the far back pasture and then let the rest of the boys in one at a time and so far so good.  He seems much…
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