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Eggo Diablo

Eggo Diablo

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I don’t normally post that many breakfast recipes but this Eggo Diablo is definitely husband approved.  Mr. TAL loved it so much that I put it in my Sit, Stay, Eat 2 Cookbook (available for Digital download via my store) and I want to share it on the blog. A portion from each sale of my cookbooks go to Joey’s P.A.W. to help animals in need of wheelchairs and prosthetics.  My second book includes breakfast, soups, salads, sandwiches, and doggie treats.  Each recipe...

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Broiled Lobster

Broiled Lobster

Happy Monday everyone!  This broiled recipe is not only fast, easy to make, it is delicious.  For my birthday, Mr. TAL surprised me with flowers and a surf and turf dinner!  But the big surprise was that he was cooking and all I had to do was watch :-). But…if you know me, you know this was very hard for me to do so I jumped up and made the garlic butter sauce and he did the rest.  These broiled lobster tails were better than anything I have ever had and I couldn’t wait to share them with you....

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Luxating Patella / Cranial Cruciate Ligament

Luxating Patella / Cranial Cruciate Ligament

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’ve mentioned in the last few blog posts that Jake has had some surgery and that surgery was to fix a Luxating Patella and Cranial Cruciate Ligament.  He is doing very well but we had some ups and downs with him getting an infection and discharge from the knee cap and incision.  I apologize for some of the photos as they are a bit hard to look at but I wanted you to see what this type of surgery looks like. The beginning of August I noticed Jake favoring his back...

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Skulls And Spiders Table

Skulls And Spiders Table

Happy Monday everyone!  Today on the blog is my Skulls And Spiders Table which was so fun to put together.  In previous years, I wanted happy and pumpkins.  This year I wanted dramatic and dark so off I went in search of skulls, skeletons, graves, and spiders.  Where did I find it all, you ask?  I was able to find almost everything at Big Lots (they are running a 20% off on all their fall stuff until 9/23).  I made pit stops at Home Goods, Walmart, Dollar General, and Hobby Lobby to complete...

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11 First Aid Procedures For Your Dog In Case Of Emergency

11 First Aid Procedures For Your Dog In Case Of Emergency

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Take it from me…owning a dog is so rewarding but accidents and emergencies can happen.  Jake had to have ACL surgery recently and we are spending time recovering.  It’s been a process of patience and healing which I will be writing a post on later.  This may be overkill but I have both dogs established at three different vets just to be safe.  My primary is Dr. Brown at Wintersville Animal Clinic and I adore him and his staff.  Like I said, emergencies happen and it...

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Fun In Franklin, TN

Fun In Franklin, TN

Happy Monday everyone!  We just got back from our Fun In Franklin, TN trip with Jake and Maggie and, as promised, here is a breakdown of everything we did.  We spent 5 days enjoying great weather, delicious food, dog friendly shopping and activities.  Jake and Maggie thoroughly enjoyed themselves, got lots of pets and attention and love Tennessee as much as we do. Before our trip, I put a 3-ring binder together on where we would be staying, dog friendly restaurants, things to do with your pup...

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What Is A Tonic-Clonic Seizure In Dogs?

What Is A Tonic-Clonic Seizure In Dogs?

Happy Monday everyone!  On the blog today…What Is Tonic-Clonic Seizures In Dogs?  In a tonic-clonic seizure, the first, very short phase is the tonic. The dog will suddenly stiffen and collapse if standing. Next is the clonic phase, in which the muscles contract and relax rapidly. This is the type of seizure with which most people are familiar. It is often called a convulsion and represents the most common, generalized seizure type in dogs.       Several years ago I came home to find my puppy...

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Summer To Fall Table 2022

Summer To Fall Table 2022

Happy Monday everyone!  I’m starting to see fall decor out in the stores which is giving me all the fall feels!  Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I start spring and summer with a bang wanting to be outdoors working on my yard but then I start to crave fall weather abut this time.  I love transition pieces that can transition you from summer to fall without breaking the bank and what better way to do that is to create a Summer To Fall Table!  The table adds color, is already set for...

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Vestibular Syndrome In Dogs And Cats

Vestibular Syndrome In Dogs And Cats

Happy Wednesday everyone!  We know that dogs and cats can get ailments and sickness just like humans do but did you know they can suffer from Vestibular Syndrome.  Vestibular Syndrome refers to a group of diseases that affect the balance system (also known as the vestibular system).  Common signs of vestibular syndrome in dogs and cats include loss of balance, falling, rolling over, abnormal flickering of the eyes and general wobbliness.   If you have suffered a dizzy spell or bouts of...

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Happy Monday everyone!  This Spicy Shrimp Taco with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw is absolutely crunchy and delicious with fresh cut green cabbage, seasoned shrimp, with textures of crumbled Mexican cheese and creamy Cilantro garlic sauce!  Not only is this recipe outstanding, it is Mr. TAL approved.  Yes, I make Thomas taste everything and he said this was definitely blog approved :-). I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did and don’t forget to rate it if you try it!  I always love your...

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