I came upon these critters when I moved the trash cans they were hiding behind out for pick-up. Thanks to guest Steven Schlecht, who was celebrating his birthday with us, for the photo!
Love Arizona??? Love Travel??? Join us, The Inns at El Rancho Merlita, and 100 exhibitors from throughout Arizona at the Arizona Highways Travel Show ~ May 14 & 15 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Discount coupons are available at: … Continue reading
Golden Rain Blossoms The Goldenrain tree or “Pride of India” (tree species: Koelreuteria paniculata) is an ornamental species from Asia that has been widely planted in the Spanish cities of Madrid and Barcelona. The name “Goldenrain” refers to the bright … Continue reading
Out of 30,000 Inns and Bed and Breakfast in North America, El Rancho Merlita Ranch House Inn, was chosen as one of the top ten most romantic by iLoveInns.com after months of research and deliberation. It provides the perfect location, world-class … Continue reading
Recently, when I was at El Rancho Merlita Ranch House Bed and Breakfast in Tucson, AZ, I was impressed by the number of butterflies flitting around. It greatly enhanced the peacefulness and the beauty of the ranch. Here are a … Continue reading
THIS COOKIE RECIPE CAME TOGETHER AS I WAS TRYING TO FIND WAYS TO INCORPORATE MESQUITE FLOUR INTO SOME OF MY BAKING. SIFT TOGETHER: 1 C FLOUR, ½ C MESQUITE FLOUR, ¾ C UNSWEETENED COCOA POWDER, ¼ t SALT, ½ t … Continue reading
These simple crunchy cookies are packed with flavor and super easy to prepare! I felt they could handle the addition of whole wheat flour, but you can use all white flour if you wish. 3/4 C white flour, 3/4 C … Continue reading
Thanks to West Tucson guest Hope Green for sharing these great photos of our huge night blooming cereus. Thanks too, Hope, for the shoe sharing!!!