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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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Olive Spider Taco Dip

Olive Spider Taco Dip

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Can you believe we are half way through October already.  That’s why you need to make this Olive Spider Taco Dip now :-).  This dip is super easy to make and comes together in no time.  Made with sour cream, cream cheese, ground meat, taco seasoning, shredded sharp cheddar cheese, and all the toppings you love, it’s perfect for a fun and festive Halloween party!   I posted my Witches and Skulls Appetizer Table and promised to fill it with appetizers.  This taco...

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Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Are these Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies not the cutest homemade dog treats you have ever seen?  Made with oats, eggs, vanilla, 100% Pumpkin Puree and organic plain low fat yogurt, your pup will love them.  These treats are “Lab Tested, Doggie Approved” and Jake and Maggie loved them.  Well, Maggie devoured hers immediately and Jake went in slowly unsure of what it was and then realized he “REALLY LIKED THEM”!     How To Make Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies   I first blended oats with...

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Witch And Skulls Appetizer Table

Witch And Skulls Appetizer Table

Happy Wednesday everyone!  This fun and casual Witch And Skulls Appetizer Table was a delight to put together.  Rather than putting a normal tablescape together, I chose to create this table to emphasize appetizers and create a table where my guests can just pick up a plate and enjoy a selection of different holiday foods.  Check out my Tips For Making Party Appetizers!  The recipes I will be making to put on this table will be posted in the next week or so along with a fun Halloween dog treat...

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Are Acorns Toxic To Dogs?

Are Acorns Toxic To Dogs?

Happy Thursday everyone!  Jake, Maggie, and myself have been enjoying this September by walking the property line making loops back through the woods and then home.  The leaves are starting to fall, dead branches lay broken on the ground, and the ground is covered with seeds and nuts from the beautiful oak trees.  It got me wondering…are Acorns Toxic To Dogs?  Fortunately Jake and Maggie are not interested in eating them but if they were, how many is to many and what would happen?  After our...

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Pumpkins Galore Tablescape

Pumpkins Galore Tablescape

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I wanted to get this Pumpkins Galore Tablescape out early enough so that you get inspiration from it for your own tables and homes.  I was at Walmart yesterday and they are putting their Christmas decor out.  All of the fall decor was pushed to one isle to make room.  Between a collection of purchases over the years from Walmart and Big Lots and finding these gorgeous pumpkins at TJMaxx, I was able to put this table together in no time.   Each year I add something to...

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Apple Butter Cookies

Apple Butter Cookies

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Baking these Apple Butter Cookies brought all the falls feels!  Browned butter, apple butter, nutmeg, cinnamon, all-spice, brown sugar, maple syrup!  What better way to enjoy a rainy day than to bake these cookies…gooey with large chunks of chocolate and so soft like a donut.   How to make these perfect fall cookies: Step 1: brown the butter Have you ever made browned butter before?  This was my first time and it was so easy.  Bring 2 sticks of butter to a boil and...

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