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French Vanilla, Blackberry, Raspberry Cake

French Vanilla, Blackberry, Raspberry Cake

I cannot describe how proud I am of this recipe!  It is decadent, delightful, and delicious with it's rich blood red and Burgundy berry filling and creamy off-white buttercream icing.  I've made this recipe before for a family get together but made a few small changes this time and this is it!!  This is the one!!!  So here it is!  Hope you enjoy this post :-). For the cake batter, I used Betty Crocker French Vanilla cake mix but I used Canola Oil instead of Vegetable Oil.  I followed the...

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Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

I've been saying since the beginning of September how I can't wait to decorate for fall!!  No...take that back...I've been ready since August LOL. I'm so ready to see the leaves change colors.  I love the crisp fall air and the smell of baked apple pies!!!  There is just something about fall that makes everything feel "cozy".  I even created a "Pinterest Board" called "Fall Season My Favorite Season".  Check out all of my boards at www.pinterest.com/twoadorablelabs.com. I've been anxiously...

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Where were we?

Where were we?

I've been MIA on my blog posts but I've been here the whole time.  The problem is that I made my website using Weebly and they only allow me so many posts a month!  I had used up my allotted postings and then had to wait for a new month to begin.  Yes, I could upgrade, which I have but I'm not upgrading again.  Why you ask...well, I'm working with an amazing web designer to give my site an overhaul but I can't reveal anything yet!!  Stay tuned for my launch date!  I'm so excited about this...

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Animal obesity

Animal obesity

If your pet is obese, are you guilty of animal neglect?If you ask me, I would say "YES" without a doubt...YES!  If you type "fat dog pic" into your browser, pictures of overweight animals will come up with videos that are supposed to be funny but in my opinion, they are not.  For me, seeing an animal under-nourished or over-nourished is, in my opinion, neglect!   What can obesity cause in dogs?Obesity also becomes more common in old age because of the normal decrease in a dog's ability to...

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Snake skin prints are so in right now!

Snake skin prints are so in right now!

You all know how excited I was about my snake skin boots because I blogged about them last week (HERE) and now I've completed the outfit.  I typically shop everywhere to pull an outfit together.  If I get lucky which sometimes I do at Macy's, I can pull an outfit together pretty quick. My sister called to say Kohl's were having a sale (20% off entire purchase) so we headed up to Robinson Township, PA for a sister shopping day and lunch at Central Diner.  Their salads are soooooo good!  Anyway,...

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Sautéed asparagus and grilled rib eye steak

Sautéed asparagus and grilled rib eye steak

Ok...let me tell you how delicious our meal was today!!!!  It was mouthwatering and so fast and easy to make!!!  I picked Thomas up from the airport and told him I had a surprise for him...his favorite (besides cheesey mashed potatoes and pork chops)...steak and asparagus!!!  We were starving and this meal took literally 15 minutes to make (if that)!  There is minimal ingredients for these recipes and can be increased or reduced depending on your taste buds. I was going to blog about the white...

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Side effects of the Bordetella Shot

Side effects of the Bordetella Shot

We recently got Jake and Maggie's shots updated (parvovirus, distemper, hepatitis, Bordetella, and rabies).  We wanted to not only update their shots but to make sure they had the Bordetella vaccination because we will be taking them to Therapy Training and possibly Day Care.  I have never had a problem with any of my dogs experiencing any side effects until our sweet Jake started coughing this week. I was so concerned that I made an appointment for him today and after talking to the vet and...

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Dental care for your pet

Dental care for your pet

I've had dogs all of my life and fortunately, I have never and hope to never (crossing my fingers) deal with dental problems with Jake and Maggie or any future animals I may adopt.  But many have and what does this all mean for you and your pet.  Animals hide their pain well and sometimes we don't even know anything is wrong.  A bad tooth can become infected and the infection can spread through the blood stream causing severe pain, sickness, or even death.   Here I talk about the number of...

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Doggie TMJ

Doggie TMJ

 I was getting my hair done last week and my friend and hair dresser, who is a huge dog lover like I am, was telling me his dog was having problems with his mouth not closing properly when he ate.  He took him to the vet to find that he has Doggie TMJ!  I was so surprised by this and had to go home and do my research.  The Temporomandibular joint is the jaw joint, the hinged point in the jaw that is formed by two bones, named the temporal and mandible bones. The Temporomandibular Joint is also...

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Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Have you ever experienced having a dog urinate on your grass and then finding a dead yellow spot in the grass the next day?  All of us pet owners have probably experienced that before which made me curious as to why this happens.  This happens because dog urine is rich in nitrogen, which is known to kill grass when concentrated amounts collect over time. The effects of dog urine on your lawn are similar to that of a nitrogen-rich liquid fertilizer. A small amount of fertilizer makes your yard...

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