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What Is Hyperkeratosis In Dogs?

What Is Hyperkeratosis In Dogs?

Happy Monday everyone!  Is your pet showing signs of Hyperkeratosis?  I think I’ve dealt with pretty much everything when it comes to pets and animals but then I heard about dogs excessively producing to much keratin and I had to research more.  Jake And Maggie now have rough patches on their elbows which the vet has instructed me to keep watch of them getting hard and crusty.  When this happens, tumors can form that need to be removed.  But Hyperkeratosis is a bit different because it is the...

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July 4th Tablescape 2022

July 4th Tablescape 2022

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today on the blog is my July 4th Tablescape with these Stars and Stripes dishes from Walmart.com as my jumping off point.  These are so fun because the red, white, and blue is so rich in color and the best part is that they are melamine which makes for a lightweight dish and easy cleaning.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.  Read more to find out where I purchased all my table decor, facts and trivia about the American flag. I took an interior design class during...

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Pineapple Veggie Chicken Kabobs

Pineapple Veggie Chicken Kabobs

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Today on the blog is my Chicken Kabobs and boy are they delicious!  I’ve made them two times already and each time they get better.  I love that they are so healthy and easy to make.  We put them on the grill over medium heat until the chicken was tender and the vegetables were crispy on the edges.  Serve them up with a side salad, a side of rice, French fries, macaroni salad, or add shrimp instead of chicken!  This recipe made...

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Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs?

Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs?

Happy Wednesday everyone!  We had Jake And Maggie out all weekend and at one point I caught Jake with a dandelion fuzz stuck to his nose. Darn if I didn’t leave my phone in the house and couldn’t take a picture.  He looked so cute.  It got me wondering Can Dogs Eat Dandelions and Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs if ingested?  I assumed they were but after doing some research, I found they actually improve digestion and help dogs maintain a healthy immune system.  Be careful as to how much you feed...

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How I Decorated My Porch

How I Decorated My Porch

Happy Monday everyone!  Me and the dogs have been working so hard this spring and summer on our porch and patio and are so proud of what we have accomplished.  Today on the blog is How I Decorated My Porch!  We (Mr. TAL and I) added some new outdoor curtains and a fire pit along with bright pink pillows!  With pit stops at Home Goods, Walmart, Lowe's, and an online order at Amazon.com, we made it happen!   Jake And Maggie are loving the porch.  They find their spots and look out over the yard...

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Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches

Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today is Jake and Maggie’s 5th birthday!!!  Instead of making them a cake, I made these Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches and they loved them!  With healthy doggie approved peanut butter from BarkBistro, (see my doggie pancakes I made) whole wheat flour, local honey, fresh egg, vegetable oil, baking soda, and vanilla, these treats were a perfect treat to celebrate the pups birthday! NOTE:  When giving your dog peanut butter, make sure it is sugar free! Normally I have...

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Revive And Refresh Package

Revive And Refresh Package

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you all had a great weekend.  We have been working so much on both the inside and outside of the house that I haven’t had time to put out my Revive and Refresh Package and the mood board I recently helped a friend with.  I’m currently watching Selling The Hamptons and loving it.  I really get into all of these design shows and always find inspiration from them.  I love scouring magazines, Pinterest, personal blogs, and HOUZZ just to name a few to get ideas.  I...

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Monster Bars

Monster Bars

Happy Memorial Day everyone!  We hope you all have an amazing day planned.  I’m sending out a quick recipe just incase you are wondering what to make for dessert.  These Monster Bars are absolutely decadent with a crunchy top and a gooey inside packed full of peanut butter (no sugar added) and Nestle’s milk chocolate morsels.  I added oats and flaxseed for texture and baked them at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.  I was looking to make a dessert for Mr. TAL that was delicious but on the healthy...

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7 Terms Every Pup Parent Should Know

7 Terms Every Pup Parent Should Know

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’m constantly working with Jake And Maggie to make sure they don’t forget how to heel, focus on their “recall” and to make sure they don’t act like crazy dogs out in public :-). Here are 7 Terms Every Pup Parent Should Know.  Have you ever heard of the terms “Capturing” and “Jackpotting”?  I have not so I found these interesting.  We have fun every morning going over their tricks that I have taught them but I’m always curious about new training techniques.   After a...

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Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie

Happy Monday everyone!!  We had a very busy weekend with getting all of our outside working done.  From mowing grass, weeding, edging, trimming to filling bird baths and planting flowers, Jake And Maggie were there by our sides helping us out (more pictures of them this week)!!  So what did Mr. TAL and I do to reward ourselves?  I baked us a cherry pie!!  Cherries coated with sugar, vanilla extract, cornstarch, and lemon juice, they pack a powerful sweet and sour punch. The crust is my recipe...

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