Tis the season for fireworks and with firework season comes the reality that dogs and fireworks frequently do not play well together. An anxious dog during firework season is a health and safety concern for pet owners. Healthy living of course includes our entire household and that includes our furry family members. It is heartbreaking to watch your dog tremble in fear of fireworks or the anxiety produced by dogs afraid of thunder which can produce destructive or anxiety induced behavior. Of … [Read more...] about How To Calm Your Anxious Dog During Fireworks
Why did I wait so long to add potatoes to my garden considering my affection for all recipes with my favorite spud! Yet it took a few years until I tried growing potatoes in my garden. It was well worth the wait for fresh potatoes on demand which last for months when properly stored. How easy is it to grow potatoes? Easy with a capital E! Fool proof for even the garden challenged when using this easy garden hack of growing potatoes without dirt. Growing Potatoes Without Dirt Who said no … [Read more...] about Garden Hack: Growing Potatoes Without Dirt!
Let the magic begin with these scrumptious Hello Dolly Bars anytime of the year! Through the years Hello Dolly bars have been the go to decadent treat which no one can eat just one. Our Hello Dolly bar has a few different identities in family cookbooks; Magic Bars and Seven Layer Bars are also popular names for the scrumptious, delicious, did I already say Scrumptious Hello Dolly Bar. Ingredients 1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup semi sweet chocolate … [Read more...] about Just Scrumptious! Hello Dolly Bars
Yikes! The price of potting soil keeps increasing! Where does all the potting soil disappear during the winter month? Enjoy this DIY Gardening Hack for frugal gardening to use less potting soil and put those earning towards more container gardens and beautiful potted flowers! Fill The Pot - With Recyclables First Not Potting Soil ! If you have a container garden or flower display then this is a gardening trick for you! This gardening hack works great for large containers to save money and … [Read more...] about Garden Hack: Frugal Gardening When Using Potting Soil
What is more patriotic than the iconic combo of chocolate and peanut butter? One more easy, quick and did I mention deeelicious recipe for summer. I use the term recipe loosely which is why I love this 'recipe'. This is a copycat recipe for the infamous Girl Scout Peanut Butter Patties. Even easier, the ingredients were already on hand and voila! 4th of July picnic here I come. This recipe will accompany my Patriotic Puffcorn recipe for the holiday weekend. The main ingredients can be used in … [Read more...] about Patriotic Chocolate Peanut Butter Patties Recipe