Do you make homemade dog treats for your pups? With Ivi’s allergies, it is sometimes hard finding treats I trust. Not only do I have to worry about turkey or ‘poultry by-products,’ but various fillers that research has shown aren’t so great for our dogs. It also doesn’t hurt that natural dog treats that you can make at home are cheaper, and the dogs seem to love them. While … [Read more...] about 12 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes
5 Did you know that dogs of all ages suffer from osteoarthritis? I thought it was an issue that only affected senior extra large dogs until I had our Ivi. Ever since she was a small puppy, she has always been very sensitive when it came to her left hip and would do the well-known 'bunny hops' that come with hip dysplasia. We were especially concerned since joint issues … [Read more...] about Do Big Barker’s Orthopedic Dog Beds Work? New Pilot Study Says Yes!
As many of you know, I am a big fan of plants and gardening. While I consider myself an amateur at both, I love growing plants and spreading the joy by giving away some of my baby plants. For the past few years, I have had a little garden outside for growing our own food and expanded a bit this year, but my true love is succulents. With them being some of the easiest to grow … [Read more...] about A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids Book Review
Does your family do anything special for Halloween? Growing up, we enjoyed trick or treating and some decorations, but we didn’t do much for the holiday. When it came to food, though, we really didn’t do anything special. My mother wasn’t didn’t really think it was worth doing anything special, other than dressing up. As an adult, I am the exact opposite. My husband and I both … [Read more...] about 20 Sweet & Savory Halloween Foods
Are you already in the Halloween spirit? In my community, everyone is preparing for their favorite spooky holiday. Probably the coolest, at least to me, are the houses that have started decorating. Some homes are covered in beautiful lights, inflatable characters, and of course, various Halloween decorations that include pumpkins and homemade decorations. Many of these houses … [Read more...] about 25 DIY Halloween Home Decor Crafts