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Pet Safe Paint

Pet Safe Paint

Happy Monday everyone!  Who is ready for home projects?  We are and we are checking items off our "to-do" list!!  Pet Safe Paint...Spring is here and we are working on getting our home projects done which means painting and more painting!  From the outside to the inside, I’ve got little projects everywhere.  I love Sherwin Williams paint and was so happy when I talked to our local Sherwin Williams about using non-toxic paint in our home.  They assured me that what I was using was safe for Jake...

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Spring Tablescape

Spring Tablescape

Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s a beautiful week to put together a spring table!  The sun is shining and it’s 80 degrees here in WV!  I’ve decided to plant another herb garden this year (see my 1st herb garden last year) and I’m going bigger this year so wish me luck!  This table is a combination of dinnerware I’ve had and have used in previous tablescapes.  These herb and floral dishes are made of bamboo which make them safe to eat on, environmentally safe, easy to clean, and can be put in...

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How To Organize An Egg Hunt For Your Pup

How To Organize An Egg Hunt For Your Pup

Happy Monday everyone!!!!  I hope you all had a wonderful Easter.  We had a gorgeous Easter weekend where Jake and Maggie enjoyed another Easter egg hunt, played Frisbee in the yard and tried a new doggie treat.  I read in Southern Living magazine that 2020 was the year for doggie egg hunts which is when I thought up the idea to have one for the pups!  I didn’t even know that I had come up with a popular idea until now.  I found a bag of large plastic eggs at Walmart (20 for $1.98) and filled...

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Fido’s Deviled Eggs

Fido’s Deviled Eggs

Happy “Friday Treats Friday” everyone!  Deviled Eggs …. Perfect for your pet at this Easter Holiday!!  I found this recipe on BringFido.com and had to make it.  What better way to celebrate your pet than to make a traditional holiday treat! With 3 simple ingredients, you can make these eggs in no time at all and as I always say; lab tested and approved!  I'm beginning to think that Jake and Maggie are not picky at all!  They loved these treats.  I was a bit worried because they haven't tried...

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Easter Tablescape 2021

Easter Tablescape 2021

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’m so excited to show you my Easter Tablescape this year.  I combined the dishes and cone sculptures from my New Year’s Eve Tablescape with items from last year’s Easter Tablescape I put together and created a new table for Easter 2021.  I changed out the old napkins for these from TJMaxx for a silkier, shinier look to match the plates from Home Goods.  There are several pictures all with different lighting taken at different times of the day.  The sun rises in...

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Jake’s Glazed Spare Ribs

Jake’s Glazed Spare Ribs

Happy Monday everyone!  We are kicking off this week with a delicious and savory glazed spare rib recipe with hints of spice and sweet.  If you are new to the blog, if I’m not talking about animal health, I’m cooking up something fun for you all to try.  I like to incorporate Jake and Maggie in my posts and my recipes and decided to call this recipe “Jake’s Glazed Spare Ribs”.  I first saw this dish via the The Rachel Parcel Blog and thought with Easter fast approaching, this would be a great...

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Broccoli Pops

Broccoli Pops

Happy Friday everyone!  Happy “Friday Treats Friday”!  We have an incredibly easy treat for you today called Broccoli Pops :-). Made of beef broth, gelatin, and fresh broccoli.  Healthy, fun, cold, and crunch all wrapped into one small treat.  And as always, they are lab tested, doggie approved! I have a hard time getting Jake and Maggie to eat broccoli. Actually, they hate it.  They play with it leaving little green pieces everywhere and walk away.  ha ha. If you have pups like mine, then...

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Spaghetti Cups

Spaghetti Cups

Happy Wednesday everyone!!  Spring has sprung and I’m so excited.  It’s got me thinking of new spring and summer recipes and all that thinking made me wonder what to do with the leftover angel hair pasta in my refrigerator when these spaghetti cups popped into my head.  I already had large cupcake tins sitting out because I was going to make cupcakes and then it dawned on me…why not use them a different way.  I had very rich, garlicky, homemade fettuccine Alfredo sauce and a sweet homemade...

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How To Make Silk Flowers Look Real

How To Make Silk Flowers Look Real

Happy Monday everyone!  We had a gorgeous weekend here in WV full of sunshine and spring temps so I thought this bright flower bouquet of yellow would be appropriate for Monday’s post.  This St. Patrick’s Day floral arrangement is a little late but it’s still March so I’m good :-). Plus it's always good to know how to make a silk arrangement look real!  I posted a few weeks ago, my easy to do St. Patrick’s Day Tablescape (HERE) and promised this would follow.   Floral arrangements are so was...

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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  What better way to celebrate than to make a loaf of Irish Soda Bread!  I was excited to find this recipe on the blog Homemade In The Kitchen as I have never made Irish Soda Bread before and had been wanting to try it.  But you know me…I made a few tweaks to her recipe and will share both for you to try.  This loaf is the perfect size for two people and will go perfectly with a fun Irish lunch I have planned.  Serve warm with a pat of butter!...

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