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My Top Four Vacuums For Pet Hair

My Top Four Vacuums For Pet Hair

Happy Monday everyone!  I’ve been wanting to put this post together for a while now.  I have a vacuum on each level of my house specifically rated for having pets and for hardwood and carpet.  I’ve purchased a Hoover, Oroek, and Dyson and love all three but the Dyson is my favorite.  I also have a small handheld that I bought at Walmart made by Black and Decker that I use on our steps that I love.  Here are the manufacturer details and my personal opinions on all four.  When looking for a...

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Mushroom Dumplings

Mushroom Dumplings

Happy Wednesday everyone!!  I’ve been planning on making these Fried/Steamed Mushroom Dumplings all month long and finally got around to it!  I’m so glad I did because they were so yummy!  I made these along with a chicken stir-fry and vegetables.  I wanted to put these in the Sit, Stay, Eat cookbook but decided that I would save them for the blog.  My egg rolls made it in the book instead.  I’ve been making those for years and knew that recipe had been tested over and over again.  This recipe...

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Why Do Dogs Like To Roll In The Snow?

Why Do Dogs Like To Roll In The Snow?

Happy Monday everyone!  We had snow again this weekend and it was beautiful.  Jake and Maggie loved it!  We played frisbee, they rolled around, sniffed and made tunnels with their noses in the snow.  Why do dogs like to roll in the snow?  There are many reasons why a dog likes to roll in snow! These include pleasure, exploring their new environment, scent rolling, and relieving that persistent itch that they just can’t reach.     And I have to admit a little secret...when Jake And Maggie play...

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Chocolate Glazed Pumpkin Donuts

Chocolate Glazed Pumpkin Donuts

Happy Friday everyone!!!  It’s a Chocolate Glazed Pumpkin Donut kinda Friday!  I normally say “Happy Friday Treats Friday” but today I’m switching it up just a bit!  Why you ask?  Because yesterday my 6 burner Viking stove top FINALLY arrived after waiting three months for it!!  I’ve been cooking on two hot plates and that was getting old fast!!!  I couldn’t wait to use my new stove and I LOVE it.  I now have ALL NEW APPLIANCES you guys and I was thoroughly enjoying playing in my kitchen all...

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Sportmix Pet Food Recall

Sportmix Pet Food Recall

FDA ALERT - ANYONE FEEDING THEIR PET SPORTMIX PET FOOD SHOULD READ THIS!  MORE THAN 70 PETS DIE OF HIGH LEVELS OF AFLATOXIN IN PET FOOD! The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is alerting pet parents and veterinary professionals about a deadly dog food recall.  Updated January 11, 2021, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in cooperation with the state departments of agriculture for Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington, is...

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My January 2021 Beauty Product Review

My January 2021 Beauty Product Review

Happy Monday everyone!  It was a happy weekend for me!  I made a Sephora haul, a Walmart haul, a quick stop into the salon to grab my hairspray, and a surprise shipment from Nature Made Vitamins arrived in the mail on Friday.   Let me tell you that Nature Made Vitamins did it right.  First, I was not asked to make a purchase and to blog about them.  I was not asked to purchase a product at a discount and post on social media for them.  I was simply just given sample products for free.  Not...

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Spinach Cheese Spoons Dog Treats

Spinach Cheese Spoons Dog Treats

Happy Friday everyone!  We are back to having “Friday Treats Friday” again.  As I was putting these two simple ingredients together, the spinach leaves looked like little spoons to me with cheese on them so hence the name; Spinach Cheese Spoons :-).   I have to admit that my kitchen cabinets and refrigerator are a little bare right now but Jake and Maggie's treat containers are packed full from all of the treats they got over the holidays.  This is why making homemade treats was put on the...

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January 2021 Pet Holidays

January 2021 Pet Holidays

Happy Wednesday everyone!  January 2021 is here with pet day holidays and month long pet celebrations.  If you are like me, you have put away your holiday decor and are making your resolutions and plans for the new year and that includes plans for your four legged friends!  Let’s talk celebrating!!!!!  I found these great resources, https://dox.design, www.prouddogmom.com, and https://www.petsit.com/2021-pet-holidays-and-observances to name a few to gather these dates.  All animals deserve...

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Kicking Off 2021 With A Dessert And A Bucket List

Kicking Off 2021 With A Dessert And A Bucket List

Happy New Year and Monday everyone!  Happy 2021!  How are you feeling?  Do you feel renewed, regenerated, refreshed, glad 2020 is over?  In all honesty, 2020 was a setback for many but TAL accomplished so much last year that I feel grateful for all that I have been blessed with.  I sat down at the beginning of December, looked over my bucket list from 2020, and wrote out my bucket list for 2021 (like I do every year) and was amazed at how much I got done (HERE), (HERE), and (HERE).  I had...

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New Year’s Eve Tablescape 2020

New Year’s Eve Tablescape 2020

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I am so excited to show you my New Year's Eve Tablescape for 2020!  The table is a combination of gold, silver, and pink/blush with added greenery to compliment my color scheme.  Thomas and I are making a seafood smorgasbord of king crab legs, crab cakes, garlic butter shrimp, asparagus, and pasta!  I'll be whipping up a fruity cocktail for a before dinner treat and a delicious dessert for an after dinner treat! This table was so much fun to put together and take...

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