Failure, experiment, Success!


So a friend of mine that has a large blog, told me to be sure to tell my stories whether they be successes or failures...                    It started in the blizzard this afternoon, when I should have been doing book work, but alas, I figured I had bought this rice flour, as I am trying to eat closer to gluten-free and cut back on sugar... I thought, I could make rice flour tortillas for my fish 'tacos" idea... but when googling "gluten-free flours" I find you need a lot of other "stuff" other than one kind of gluten-free flour! Of … [Read more...]

2015 is Here!


So.... my inner cowgirls! I know some of you have woke up to a hang over while others are still in bed! Welcome to 2015!!! However you are entering it! I really don't have much to say except this year is the year to truly dig deep inside yourselves and find that awesome inner cowgirl I know is in there! I look forward to traveling a bit more this year and meeting new gals and seeing my "old" sisters... I can feel it's going to be a fabulous year with lots of cooking, baking, friendship, horsemanship, traveling and loving life!! If you are not a healthy cowgirl I hope 2015  you find … [Read more...]

One Nation…Under God…At The Rodeo

Photo borrowed from NFR rodeo experience page

I was lucky enough this year to spend 4 days with dear friends from Canada, that I hadn't seen in a few years.  Peter my husband, gets to see them yearly... Just a little back ground on them - "The Millers" and not quite like the movie "Meet the Millers" ... have been friends of ours since 1997 if I remember correctly.  Neil came to a clinic to start a colt in one of Peter's clinics near Brandon, Manitoba... I can still remember it being freezing cold and snowy... Neil brought a colt and little did we know he was one of Canada's great steer wrestlers in his day and had also competed … [Read more...]

Twas The Night Before Christmas…


Well, it's the night before Christmas and all through the house not a dog was stirring not even Ms Babs.... The stocking were hung by the tv with care, in hopes that St. Nick soon would be there...Mr. Campbell in his pj's sleeping in the living room and I in my yoga pants had just settled in for a good movie on HBO... Merry Christmas and all that good stuff! I am writing just a short note, to thank you all for your support, friendship and kindness in following me and my silly stories, unmeasured recipes and hopefully cool photos! May you find this Christmas extra special as I hope you are … [Read more...]

Veggie Soup for a Cold Winter’s Eve….

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Well, it's clouded over and started to snow... I am too lazy to wander outside and pick a pork product to cook or the other freezer for some beef! I look in my fridge at the last head of cabbage from my garden and some left over jalapenos, broccoli, baby kale and of course my staple lately.... bacon!  Well, soup is always simple, warms the house and can be for lunch tomorrow or a basis for another invention! So lets start by cutting up the bacon there were 7 strips left and starting them in the pot, next I chopped one onion and 4 cloves of garlic minced,  added it to the bacon to … [Read more...]