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The Struggle is Real

I love sharing my stories as well as hearing other people’s when I work with clients or teach classes to farmers and ranchers around the Northwest. They are always so much funnier after the fact or when they are about someone else’s family and operation, but we all have them.

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To QBO or Not to QBO

QuickBooks Online (QBO) is becoming a big deal.  The big question is do you make the switch from desktop and go online or do you stick with the desktop program?  It’s a big decision.  I have tried to avoid the online version for as long as possible, but the truth is, it is a real…

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How about a Tip?

QuickBooks is a huge program that can do so much more than many people realize or will even realistically ever use.  It’s a little overwhelming learning about how detailed you can get with recording and analyzing your records.  There are some little things that can make your life so much easier or efficient with the…

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Strategies for Ranching On a Landscape with Wolves

This two-day seminar combines the fields of ranching and wildlife management to seek creative ways to minimize livestock losses due to wolf depredation in large pastures and open range.  The workshop leaders are Andrew and Hilary Anderson, co-founders of the Tom Miner Basin Range Rider Project.  The Andersons are third-generation cattle producers successfully ranching on…

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On Your Marks, Get Set, Go!

The hardest part about change is the first step.  I tend to build it up in my mind and think about all the challenges that come with it.  Then I stew and fret and try to figure out how I’m going to do it and then I am so tired from stressing I just need…

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Why Use QuickBooks?

Let me start with saying that I’m not a QuickBooks sales representative.  Actually I’m just a ranch girl that has always liked numbers and horses and quickly learned one of those never pays for itself.  I’m the fourth generation to come back to our family ranch and while I have been very fortunate to have…

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