Ranch Raised

Ranch Raised – Episode 157

If you are like me, you are looking for ways to keep that grocery cart in the center of the budget lane. I have had to become more creative and more aware of my buying habits at the grocery store. Today I want to share with you, what I am doing differently at the grocery store and in my kitchen. [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 156

There seems to be a lot of uncertainty and unrest among people like me, that grow food and people like many of you, that consume food. Consumers are being forced to pay highly inflated food prices. I know I watch everything I put in my grocery cart and question carefully whether or not it is a want or a need. The days of $1 loaf of bread are over. I carefully think about every meal as I stroll the aisles. What used to be pantry staples are now considered luxury items. [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 155

When I talk about the cattle industry lighting a fire in my soul, it is no wonder. I am surrounded by lots of like-minded people who feel the same way. Infact, I live in Custer County, NE, the #2 beef cow county in the entire nation with over 100,000 cows in it. Cattle are the economic driver of my county and my state, like many other states. My neighbors and I care a lot of raising the best, safest beef on the planet for your enjoyment! [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 154

I will admit, I am one of those weird moms that loves having her kids at home. I love the conversations. I love working alongside of them. I love that my older girls are into cooking and baking so they take initiative in the kitchen. [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 153

I was looking around my garden beds yesterday and the word “heritage” struck me. The older I get, the more appreciation I have for heritage and legacy. I can even recognize those qualities in the plants I see this time of year. [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 152

Welcome to “Psycho Spring” here on Ranch Raised! It is the farm and ranch season of life where we need 40 hours in a day and 10 days in a week to get everything done! [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 151

The girls and I broke away for a day to step outside of their comfort zone and into a new arena to do something they have never done before. They competed in their first ever JABGA and ABGA goat shows. That stands for American Boer Goat Assocation. [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 150

As the head cook in the house, this also means that I am basically the family nutritionist. I know that I need to place the majority of my focus on whole foods that pack a nutritional punch. I can always count on beef to be that powerful protein source that is amazing for the growing brains and bodies around my table! [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 149

We’ve got a bad case of spring itch and I’m not talking about the cows! I don’t know about you, but I have some kids that are just itchin’ to get out of school. I’m pretty sure they are squirming in their seats, gazing out of the windows, with no mind on reading and ‘rithmatic. [READ MORE…]

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Ranch Raised – Episode 148

Speaking of spring to do list, I want to talk about a product that is always a part of our spring calf vaccination protocol and also the exclusive sponsor of Ranch Raised during the month of May. Which is pretty fitting during “Beef Month”! [READ MORE…]