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Donna and Garry Francis
Fredericksburg Tx
~Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive.~
Interests: From Dreams to Reality! Garry and I have been married 42 years and have now retired from the 8 to 5 jobs and City Life to a Farm we have dreamed about for many years. We invite you to join us on our journey as we experience life on "Cedar Hills Farm"!
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This week I decided to tell you about a Donut Shop here in Fredericksburg that we visit at least once a week if not more! ~ "TOP DONUTS" ~ They are located at 915 E Main St We are always greeted by the Sweetest Owner ~ Sitha ~ Garry loves... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2020 at RED HORSE RANCH
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It's always FUN to get the Christmas Decorations out and get everything fixed up! but , . . . it's also a good feeling to get everything down and packed away. The weather has been BEAUTIFUL so I am beginning to get SPRING FEVER! What are your plans for SPRING... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at RED HORSE RANCH
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I LOVE BANANA BREAD ! I had 4 bananas that were on the verge of having to be thrown away. I know, they look way past the point of using them but the riper the banana, the better the flavor your bread will be! I was determined not to let... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at RED HORSE RANCH
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FREDERICKSBURG BREWING CO. This is one of our Favorite places to eat! Garry's loves their Chicken Fried Steak ~ and I LOVE the Nachos! (and that is their half order ! ! ! It is HUGE !) Located at 245 E Main Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, you can't go wrong... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at RED HORSE RANCH
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FREDERICKSBURG TX We had a Wonderful Time Celebrating New Year’s Eve at Market Square in Fredericksburg! They had a Party for kids from 4 - 6 with all kinds of entertainment! ~ Blow Up Toys ~ ~ Face Painting ~ ~ Train Rides ~ and so much more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2020 at RED HORSE RANCH
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We have had some Beautiful Weather over the Holidays! Garry and I took advantage the warm days and sunshine to cut some firewood! We had some old trees down in our pasture that needed to be cleaned up, cut and stacked. Our neighbor, across the fence, had to have some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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IT'S A GOOD DAY FOR BAKING! I decided to make a ~ BUTTERMILK PIE ~ Here is my Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~ BUTTERMILK PIE ~ Mix together until frothy: 1 1/2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup melted Butter (cool and drizzle in bowl) 1 tsp Vanilla 1/2 cup Buttermilk 1 tsp Flour... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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CHRISTMAS 2019 in Fredericksburg Tx An Absolutely Beautiful Site! We have 3 BnB's in Fredericksburg and would love to have you as our Guests anytime! Here are the direct links ~ www.airbnb.com/rooms/14080793 www.airbnb.com/rooms/28828039 www.airbnb.com/rooms/34671061 Have a Blessed Day! DONNA & GARRY Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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There are so many Unique and Delicious places to eat in Fredericksburg, so I thought I would try to SPREAD THE WORD on some places you just Have To Try on your next visit here! This week I decided to tempt you with the Cutest Little Joint I have tried... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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Our First Christmas at "RED HORSE RANCH" ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We hope you had a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! ~ DONNA & GARRY ~ Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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Our New Angora Goats! For several months we tried to decide what type of animals we wanted to raise on our Ranch. We needed something that would clean up the weeds and keep the pasture in good shape. We finally decided on Angora Goats! We will shear them twice a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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on a Cold Wet Day in the Texas Hill Country! I decided to throw a Pot of "PEPPER SOUP" together ~ ~ PEPPER SOUP ~ Brown and Drain 1 lb Ground Beef Throw all ingredients in a large pot and boil 1 can Rotel 1 can Diced Tomatoes 1 can... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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I got started Personalizing Christmas Gifts today! SO MUCH FUN!!! I found these CUTE Felt Makeup Bags at "Target" and just had to buy them! a GIRL can never have to many Bags! Are you giving any Personalized Gifts this year? Have a Blessed Day! ~ DONNA & GARRY ~ Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
Thank you Sandra!
Toggle Commented Dec 2, 2019 on THE CHICKEN COOP ~ at RED HORSE RANCH
I agree, they are DELICIOUS!!!
Toggle Commented Dec 2, 2019 on CRANBERRY ORANGE MINI LOAVES ~ at RED HORSE RANCH
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I Love food made for Scratch ! but . . . sometimes I have to go for the QUICK AND EASY way! By only adding water - vegetable oil - eggs you can create DELICIOUS CRANBERRY ORANGE MUFFINS or MINI LOAVES! I love the "Krusteaz" Brand of box mixes. This... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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He is So Sweet and is another one of the Ranch Animals we inherited! He left when we moved in but we kept the food and water out and he eventually came home! We Love Him! He just comes and goes as he wishes! He doesn't bother anyone but will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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Meet Penny, Polly and Petunia ~ our three CHICKENS! We inherited them when we purchased “RED HORSE RANCH”! It took them quite some time to take to us but "Chicken Scratch" finally did the trick! We have them eating out of our hand now ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~ PENNY ~ gets... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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FROM OUR HOME TO YOURS! HAVE A BLESSED DAY! Donna & Garry Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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Working on a couple more dishes for THANKSGIVING! ~ Pumpkin Pie ~ I have never found a Recipe better than the one right on the Libby's Pure 100% Pumpkin can! 1 can 100% pure pumpkin 1 can (12 fl oz) evaporated milk 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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THANKSGIVING DAY! "PECAN PIE" (my Mother's Recipe) 4 TBSP soft butter 1 cup sugar 2 TBSP flour 3/4 cup corn syrup 3 beaten eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup pecans Combine sugar and flour - cut in butter Add corn syrup - stir until smooth Beat eggs lightly - add... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
We would love to have you any time Cecil!
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everything is BEAUTIFUL at "RED HORSE RANCH"! I was sitting on the front porch of the house this morning looking at all of the unbelievable colors! Who would have ever imagined that Garry and I would be so blessed to own this beautiful Ranch! It is our Dream Come True!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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“RED HORSE RANCH” Have a Blessed Day! ~ DONNA & GARRY ~ Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH
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"RED HORSE RANCH" ~ Blog ! ! ! Garry and I have always dreamed of having our very own place in the Country. After over 40 years of marriage, we spotted the perfect little 6.3 acre ranch just outside of Fredericksburg Tx. that was . . . "FOR SALE" !... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at RED HORSE RANCH