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Friday December 1, 2017

Friday December 1, 2017  Unseasonably warm temperatures continue for us today and although I know it's not what the ski industry needs, it's unbelievably pleasant working outside.  The alpacas are getting plenty of exercise as they wander about and I haven't even had to think about winter bedding in side…
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Recycling

Wednesday November 29, 2017  Living on a farm presents endless opportunities for recycling. Old shower curtains became tarps or drop cloths, old rugs become cat or dog beds, etc.  All of the containers I get my soap oils in become feed buckets and the list goes on.  Many times we look…
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Tuesday November 28, 2017

Tuesday November 28, 2017   We're back to a somewhat normal routine and starting to schedule tours again. I plan to do some work on the on-line store today and share with our far away fans some new inventory that has only been in Yaya's Yarn Barn.  I'll also get out…
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Monday November 27, 2017

Monday November 27, 2017 The kids and grandkids are flying home today and it will seem too quiet here for a while.  We're grateful that everyone wanted to gather here and we made many memories. 💛 It's cyber Monday? Oops.  Being with the grandkids took priority over working at the…
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Sunday November 28, 2017

Sunday November 28, 2017  Thanks to everyone who came out for a visit and shopping yesterday! We saw a solid stream of people from noon til closing time and sales in Yaya's Yarn Barn were great. Shopping small and shopping local is a great way to keep your hard earned…
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We’re Open Today!

Saturday November 25, 2017  We'll be open today from noon til 4:00 pm for Small Business Saturday.  If you're in the area, you might enjoy a leisurely stroll in the pastures and then get some fun shopping done in our gift shop.  The alpacas are enjoying some warm weather since all the…
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Friday November 24, 2017

Friday November 24, 2017 The weather yesterday was unbelievably mild for late November. But it was fun for the kids to be outside riding bikes and having tractor rides with their grandpa. We had a wonderful gathering of family and friends and we are grateful for so much. All family…
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday November 23, 2017  I fell asleep with a smile on my face thinking of the precious grandkids I'll be sharing my roof for a while. Of all the things I'm grateful for those kids would have to be at the top of the list. I hope you have a…
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Wednesday November 22, 2017

Wednesday November 22, 2017  Family is arriving today! Am I ready? Hey, they don't call me last-minute Linda for nothin'.  lol  But the important stuff will always get done and I promise nobody will go hungry, both two-legged and four-legged.  I know many people have relatives also showing up from…
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Power out!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017  Our local power company has told us to expect the power to be out from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm while they make some repairs today. So the cam will not be running during those hours. :(   I can always make a fire if it gets…
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Monday November 20, 2017

Monday November 20, 2017  Preparing for a family visit, plus a big feast on Thursday, plus an Open Barn event has me just a teeny bit overwhelmed. My secret: make lists, spend extra time with the animals (my calming time) and it will all be fine.  :)  I'm grateful for…
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Sunday November 19, 2017

Sunday November 19, 2017  Well, we had a nice refresher course of what winter is like at the ranch. Beautiful, and a lot of work.  lol  It will get above freezing for the next few days so I think most of it will be melting away.  We tested out our…
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Woodland Winter Wonderland

Saturday November 18, 2017  It snowed here almost all day yesterday and this morning the ranch is all blanketed in white. It's also showing 6 degrees on our thermometer as I type. 😳 I put out extra hay last night and I think everyone looks fine this morning.  The cats were…
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