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Peaches and Cream Baked Oatmeal Cups

Peaches and Cream Baked Oatmeal Cups

Happy Wednesday everyone!  These Peaches and Cream Baked Oatmeal Cups are made with incredibly sweet Legendary Georgia Peaches!  If you haven’t heard of the Famous Miss Peaches (@famousmisspeaches), the Pitbull who was rescued by Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports (@bartstoolsports), you are missing out!  This sweet face came from a horrific situation and was taken from the outhouse to the penthouse capturing America’s heart.  Dave partnered with a family from Georgia because that is where Miss...

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Is Mulch Bad For Dogs?

Is Mulch Bad For Dogs?

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Is Mulch Bad For Dogs?  When Jake and Maggie were puppies, I couldn’t keep their little mouths out of our mulch beds.  Jake was the worst.  He would literally hide a small rock or a piece of mulch in his mouth to take inside.  We had to watch them both like a hawk and check them before coming in to the house.  They both learned the commands “Drop It” and “Leave It” very quick :-). They just turned 7 on Saturday so it didn’t kill them but I never thought it was ok....

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Can Dogs Detect Illness?

Can Dogs Detect Illness?

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Can Dogs Detect Illness?  Dogs are incredibly smart.  Mr. TAL and I brag all the time about how smart Jake and Maggie are.  Each have their own strengths with has been fun to see them develop.  I wonder that, if we ever got sick (God forbid), would they be able to sense what was going on.  Today’s post is about the questions and answers on the dog’s ability to detect sickness in humans and other dogs as well.  Can you tell which doggo doesn't want to take pictures?...

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Sun-Dried Tomato Dip

Sun-Dried Tomato Dip

Happy Wednesday everyone!  This Sun-Dried Tomato Dip recipe was a hit at our Memorial Day party.  If you didn’t read my posts last week, I bought Mr. TAL a pizza oven from Blackstone and we all made pizzas with our favorite toppings.  I made garlic bread in the pizza oven and layered on this Sun-Dried Tomato Dip.  My sister even added it to her pizza and it was delicious!  I on the other hand played it safe and made a Margarita Pizza with fresh basil.   This dip recipe is quick to make and is...

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Dog Eye Discharge

Dog Eye Discharge

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Dog Eye Discharge can be a result of anything from breed type to allergies.  It can also be more serious and cause for concern.  You want to be aware of excessive blinking, squinting, irregular discharge, or pawing at the lids. Back in 2022, I wrote a post "Doggie Eye Boogies And What They Mean" which gives a broader description if you would like to gain more information on this topic.    See if you can find Jake in the last photo below 🙂 What can cause dog eye...

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How To Create A Dog Safe Garden

How To Create A Dog Safe Garden

Happy Wednesday everyone!  How To Create A Dog Safe Garden.  Spring is here and Mr. TAL and I have been working hard to put in new edging around the house, raised beds for plantings, and creating plans for a new shed.  I have plans for a new herb garden and with everything going on, we are cautious to keep the gardens and yard safe for Jake and Maggie. Ok…so how do you keep your yard safe for your pet?  Read on for some simple tips and tricks to do so!  I’m self-taught and somewhat of a newbie...

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What Are The Nutritional Stages Over A Dog’s Lifespan?

What Are The Nutritional Stages Over A Dog’s Lifespan?

Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s been a minute since I last posted.  It’s been a crazy busy time for us and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop any time soon but I didn’t forget about you.  I’m back and ready to blog!  One of my loyal readers has suggested I create a post on What Are The Nutritional Stages Over A Dog’s Lifespan.  I’ve done a ton of research and here is what I’ve found.  If you know Jake, you know he is very low key dog and since the couch is where Jake loves to be, I am...

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Bourbon Cream Chocolate Coffee

Bourbon Cream Chocolate Coffee

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Valentine’s Day is next week and I thought this Bourbon Cream Chocolate Coffee would be the perfect after dinner drink for your Valentine’s Day dinner at home!  This is a combo of sweet cream with hints of bourbon and chocolate together.  With only two ingredients, it’s easy to make and delicious to drink!  Top off with whipped cream and enjoy!   You can make this with any coffee but I chose to use Chocolate Lab ground coffee from Puppy Paws Coffee Company.  This...

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Your Dog’s Zodiac Sign

Your Dog’s Zodiac Sign

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Ever wonder what your pet's reaction means to something?  Your Dog's Zodiac Sign is a fun post that sheds light on their behavior based on the month they were born.  Jake and Maggie are Gemini's born June 8, 2017!  The horoscope (see chart) says they are social butterflies, explorers, and love interacting with others which is very true to their nature.  They love people and get so happy with lots of attention comes their way.   I wanted to lighten up the mood a bit...

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