Punsxutawney Phil

February 2nd, 2016 by prranch

Punxsutawney Phil poked his head out today and didn’t see his shadow.  This is a horrible forecast for the North Central Cascades as we would love to see more snow.  This year’s snow fall has been one of the best since 1996-97 and we would love to see the winter continue so the outdoor activities in the snow can keep happening.

Punxsutawney Phil

Punxsutawney Phil ready for more winter!

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Wedding venue choices

January 11th, 2016 by prranch

barn venue wedding choice

Pine River Ranch B&B and Wedding Destination

Wedding venue choices abound for brides and grooms. Those choices can be overwhelming.  Having wedding venue choices in the location that you plan to marry allows comparison shopping for everything that you dream of, allows you to pick people who you are comfortable working with, and also may let you get a venue cheaper than what the venue advertises.  On the flip side, wedding venue choices often overwhelms the couple with multiple ideas and themes. Oftentimes, wedding venues present so many choices and packages that the couples find it hard to comparison shop and the time and dedication to make plans to tour those venues can be all-consuming.  Here are some tips to consider as you work through your wedding venue choices:

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New Years Resolution

January 4th, 2016 by prranch

2016 is upon us and with the start of a new year is the start of a New Years Resolution.  We all do this, whether we announce them or not, admit it or not, or hide them in a drawer.  As humans we are drawn to believe that with the turning of the calendar we can initiate, change, become something greater, or just hope to believe in ourselves a bit more than we used to the previous night.  For some, this is the catalyst that will cause us to readjust, reexamine, and reset ourselves to be better.  For others, this is a temporary change that we will give up on within the next few months as it is to hard to maintain.

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