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Day in the Life – November

November 27th was a whirlwind! We started the morning with breakfast and the boys played for a few minutes while I answered messages about Usborne Books. We then put on our outside clothes (which takes some time with two busy boys) and headed out to do the morning chores. The grain truck was going to […]

Our Annual Christmas Traditions

With Christmas around the corner, I am starting to organize the items required for our holiday traditions that lead up to Christmas. In our family, Christmas has always been a very special occasion. It is also the one time of year on the ranch when it is a little quieter and we can take a […]

The Unpredictable Storm

We couldn’t have picked a worse time on Wednesday to sort the bred heifers from the cow herd. We looked ahead at the weather forecast and our schedule and decided that Wednesday looked like the best day. As I mentioned in the blog post, Winter Approaches, we feed our bred heifers separately from the cow herd […]

Bedtime Routine of a Mom with Boys

You know you are a mom of two busy boys and soon to be three when your bedtime routine is the following: 1. It’s 8:00pm and neither boy is in bed and the one that is in utero is kicking up a storm. 2. Bathroom time and both boys pee all over the toilet seat […]

Winter Arrives With Full Force

Our year of extremes continues as winter arrived with full force yesterday! So what is it like on a ranch when winter arrives so quickly? Luckily, we had a bit of warning so earlier in the week we hauled home any cows that were on neighboring pastures; however, we did not expect to have so […]