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ranch and housekeeping related

“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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Winter – It’s Getting Here


Ice in the alpacas’ stock tank made me realize I still hadn’t done all the work in preparing for winter. Dad here, with some more work around the ranch. If you remember, we gave the alpacas their own stock tank … Continue reading

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Autumn at Cliff House Ranch


Today, the sun rose on a crisp and clear fall morning. Heavy lavender hued fog rested in the valleys. I pulled my knit hat down over my ears while the autumn wind tumbled golden leaves across the drive. Momma here, … Continue reading

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Baby-What a Difference a Day Makes!


Dad and I woke up to a beautiful misty day at Cliff House. Below us the town of  Castle Rock was shrouded in a soft, silver, billowy mist. The torrential rain has stopped just south of Denver where we are, … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas in September!


Hi all! Kirstin here! The rest of the fam is out in the barn, power washing everything to prep for the big charity show tomorrow. They’ve been cleaning, cooking chili, baking cookies, knitting, and organizing their hearts out. ACES (artists … Continue reading

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A Sampling of artists


Just a reminder to all; this Saturday, at Cliff House Ranch we are holding a benefit for the Colorado Humane Society and Cimarron Sky Dog Wild Horse Reserve. I, Momma, have  taken the liberty of sharing some of our participating … Continue reading

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Arena; check –


Last Saturday and Sunday were very busy days spent sprucing up the riding arena for our fundraising event we’re holding at Cliff House Ranch to help feed Colorado’s hungry horses, on September 7th. Cindy Jones, our natural horsemanship instructor will … Continue reading

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Western Welcome Week Highlights


We know it’s Tuesday, but we needed Sunday and Monday to regroup. Jared stayed at Cliff House Ranch and cared for our animals while we experienced the joy and hard work of Littleton’s Spirit of the West Arts & Crafts … Continue reading

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“It’s all in the seeds”


Hi – it’s Aunt Geri – just finished spinning a wonderful hand-painted yarn.  As I was spinning, I thought of how spoiled we are with the clean, healthy fiber from Cliff House; and of a funny story that Jan (“Momma”) … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Holfelders


Hiya friends! Kirstin here. We post about our animals and our projects all the time, but we try to keep our selves out of the discussion. But it’s time to get real. Just kidding, but I do want to give … Continue reading

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