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What Is A Cat’s Primordial Pouch?

What Is A Cat’s Primordial Pouch?

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today on the blog we are answering What Is a Cat's Primordial Pouch?  My sister adopted a kitten and as he grows, he is developing a very large stomach.  I commented on how big he is getting and she said it’s a Primordial Pouch.  As soon as I got home, I started my research.  Have you ever heard of this?  Have you ever wondered why some cats look like their belly is hanging to the ground?  This post is going to answer your questions!  My sister's 3 adopted cats......

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Santas, Poinsettias, Cranberry Bourbon Sours Table

Santas, Poinsettias, Cranberry Bourbon Sours Table

Happy Wednesday everyone!  My new Santas, Poinsettias, Cranberry Bourbon Sours Table gives big Christmas vibes!  I added a festive addition with this Cranberry Bourbon Sours drink with a sweet and sour combo of homemade cranberry-orange syrup, warming bourbon, fresh citrus, maple syrup, and sweet candied rosemary.  My goal with this table was to provide enough glasses for drinks and enough dishes for the meal and appetizers.  Food and drinks will be appropriately placed for everyone to reach...

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History Of The Alpha Dog

History Of The Alpha Dog

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Last year I posted every day in the month of December celebrating the 24 days before Christmas but I’ve decided not to bombard you with emails and chose an interesting topic on the History of Alpha Dogs.  How is the “Alpha” or “Pack Leader” established and the history behind it.  I researched several sources and found conflicting information as you will read in this blog.   HISTORY OF ALPHA DOGS   In the 1940s, Swiss animal behaviorist Rudolph Schenkel conducted a...

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Potato Stacks

Potato Stacks

Happy Wednesday everyone!  These Potato Stacks are crispy, salty, cheesy, and delicious.  I found this recipe on Half Baked Harvest but tweaked it just a bit for some extra flavor.  Made with Idaho potatoes, salted butter, oregano, grated parmesan cheese, fresh chopped parsley, fresh garlic, shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese, garlic salt, and pepper, these stacks are definitely husband approved!  But before we move on with this recipe, I have to announce the winner of the Snowman painting......

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Black Friday Deals 2023

Black Friday Deals 2023

Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s Turkey Day tomorrow and I know some of you are heading out for the Black Friday Deals on Friday.  Last year I put together a large list of deals and places to shop (See Black Friday Sales).  I got a good many emails thanking me for the post so I thought I’d put together another one for this year!  If you are a fan of buying from small businesses, you will like these posts.  I love supporting small businesses and even have some discount codes you can apply at...

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Turkey Table 2023

Turkey Table 2023

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I can’t believe Thanksgiving is next week!!!  My Turkey Table 2023 is my favorite Thanksgiving table yet with the deep, rich colors, silk florals, pumpkins, and pheasants.  I wanted to pull every color from the dishes to the table and I think I was successful :-).  I took Jake and Maggie for a walk and then the three of us put this table together while we waited for Mr. TAL to finish work.   I re-used the centerpiece from my Pumpkins Galore centerpiece changing out...

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Snuffle Mat For Your Pet’s Entertainment

Snuffle Mat For Your Pet’s Entertainment

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Looking for treats and pet enrichment toys that can entertain and keep your pet busy?  This Snuffle Mat (#ad) is one of the best toys I have ever bought Jake and Maggie!  They love it.  Made with polar fleece material, it is soft, durable, and washable.  This Snuffle Mat is a perfect gift for your pet’s Christmas stocking, can make a great travel toy, or something to keep your dog busy on a rainy day.  I ordered my Snuffle Mat from Amazon and the description relates...

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4 Fun Halloween Appetizer And Treat Recipes

4 Fun Halloween Appetizer And Treat Recipes

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Halloween is almost here and if you are wondering what you should make, try these 4 Fun Halloween Appetizer And Treat Recipes!  They are all budget friendly, healthy, delicious, quick, and easy to make!  Spider Oreos, Skull Cauliflower Appetizer, Bat Cheese Tray, and Skull Cakes will be a hit at your party!  Recipe: 1 box Betty Crocker White Cake - follow instructions on back of box Spray Skull mould (found mine at Walmart but Amazon has them as well) with PAM...

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Chocolate Caramel Covered Apples

Chocolate Caramel Covered Apples

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’m so excited to post about these Chocolate Caramel Covered Apples!  This recipe was created by my sister many years ago and is so delicious.  I love the thickness of the caramel and chocolate together covering a sweet Honeycrisp Apple!  I always designate my sister to bring her chocolate covered Oreos to Christmas dinner (which she just loves…insert a wink emoji).  We picked a day where she could teach me the recipe so that I could share it with all of you.  I have...

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Skull Pepperoni Rolls

Skull Pepperoni Rolls

Happy Wednesday everyone!  These Skull Pepperoni Rolls are so fun, fast to prepare, and cooks up in minutes.  Perfect for a Halloween party or cooking with the kids!  I saw this idea on Pinterest and had to try it.  Mr. TAL gave them a thumbs up and said they are “blog worthy”.  I found the skull mould at Walmart and picked up the ingredients at Kroger.  Made with pizza dough, pepperoni, shredded mozzarella cheese, pizza sauce and a few spices, they were perfect for my Witch and Skulls...

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