Category Archives: business

ranch and housekeeping related

Show Schedule, Updates, and etc!


It’s time for our approximately yearly update! If you’re looking for Cliff House Alpacas during this holiday season, here’s where we are: October 17th and 18th, 10:00 – 4:00: Dakota Ridge High School Annual Craft Fair November 7th, 9:00 – 4:00: … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Shows


It’s hard to believe that the holidays are quickly approaching! We started in May trying to decide which art and craft shows would work for us. From past experience, alpaca products, especially the hats, gloves, scarves sell better the colder … Continue reading

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Jousting with distaffs: symbolism through the ages


I (Kirstin) recently came across an article on medieval women warriors. As you might expect, there weren’t many, and in a world where history is written not only by the victors, but also mostly by men, what we know about … 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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“Big Wheel Keep on Turning”


Then sometimes the wheel just falls off. Dad here with today’s blog post. Our compost pile is quite a ways from the house and barn. This means we have to use a dump wagon to haul the “goods” to the … 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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“It’s that most busyful time of the year”…


Hi everyone, Momma, here with a brief note about asking Dad to work during the Broncos-Chiefs game last night. Dad says, “Watching Bronco games are incredibly stressful.  The fact I need to get up from my recliner to babysit the … Continue reading

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Alpaca Blankets are Here!


We, Dad and Momma, visited Michel and his family on Tuesday afternoon, and we discovered he has received his final shipment from Peru for 2013. The new shipment of alpaca goodies arrived just in time for the holidays. Father winter … Continue reading

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Soccer, LaCrosse & Ye Olde Yuletide Bazaar


In a field house in Parker, Colorado in a Galaxy not so far far away, we co-existed for ten hours with soccer parents and their little athletes, basketball fans, Lacrosse players and their families; and various vendors galore. Yes, dear … Continue reading

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“Get a Jump On…….”


…….that Christmas Shopping!”  Nobody’s waiting for Black Friday this year – Aunt Geri here, and we’re headed to Ye Olde Yuletide Bazaar holiday festival with our wares this Saturday in Parker.  We have something for just about everyone – including … Continue reading

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