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Winter White

The Friday before Christmas I, Momma, was lucky enough to experience Mother Nature’s “Winter White.” I put my barn chores on hold, grabbed my camera, and spent 30 minutes snapping photos of our ranch covered in hoar frost (a grayish-white … Continue reading

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Aunt Geri here with the latest Magic Scarf creation. This scarf is thick and Uncle Jerry says it’s just “beefy”. It is a wonderful alpaca boucle with a variegated wool strand and a ribbon. The name came about as we … Continue reading

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Got cold feet?

One sock, two socks, red socks and blue socks.  Only 5 days left to shop until Christmas! Don’t forget our barn store is open, and we’re here just about all of the time. This year we are selling alpaca socks … Continue reading

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Cliff House Barn Store ready for Christmas!

Happy Friday everybody! If you’re like me you still have some Christmas shopping to do.  We’re finished with our holiday craft shows, and I finally have our barn store set up for any Christmas shopping you might have left to … Continue reading

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Peruvian Style

Aunt Geri here with my latest hat design which is an ear-flap Chullo hat.  It is made with a super bulky, hand painted baby alpaca yarn that is yummy soft.  Our friend that helps us take care of our foster horses … Continue reading

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“The Heart of the matter…………”

Aunt Geri here, plying yarn and watching the snow – feeling sorry for the creatures living outdoors dealing with these bitter temps and strong winds.  Selfishly, I’m glad our few morning chores for our foster horses are complete – knowing … Continue reading

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“Bring it on Beka”

Last Saturday, Uncle Jerry went to the last Wyoming football game of the season.  I, Aunt Geri, couldn’t go because I had my first weaving class.  Since it was at my house and I’m the student as well as the … Continue reading

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Walking off Thanksgiving Dinner!

Happy Monday everyone. Our Thanksgiving was wonderful, and we hope your holiday was as well. Momma here, with an apology for “going dark” last Friday, but our family spent our “Black Friday” walking away our Thanksgiving calorie intake by caring … Continue reading

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Difficult lessons in posture: a public service announcement

It’s been awhile since I (Kirstin) posted. I’m down at the ranch for Thanksgiving, and it’s time for an update from one of the family spinners. But first, let’s do a little exercise in observation. What is wrong with these … Continue reading

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“Lupine Fields…….”

Aunt Geri here – check out this color combo on my latest Patty scarf!  This would go well with either the periwinkle or minty green Techno hats we just introduced.   The yarn selection was interesting – one three-ply and one boucle … Continue reading

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