Archive for September, 2010

 Homemade Dog Biscuits

Adding a puppy to the household has certainly upped the pet food bill. After reading the ingredients on some commercial dog biscuits and seeing the price tag on some of the better quality ones, I decided to make my own.
Thanks to two nice folks on the Labrador Retriever Chat Board, I found two recipes [...]



 Helping Dogs in Shelters

Before we adopted Devin this spring, I was somewhat oblivious to the plight of homeless animals across the country.  Since then, I’ve become much more aware of the huge problem that exists, but feel somewhat helpless.  I joined a dog forum and a member had posted this today:
“Pedigree is offering to donate 20lbs of dog [...]



 Sweet Heat

It’s been a busy and bountiful summer.  I’ve canned the usual – pickles, beets, salsa, tomatoes, etc. but nothing new or interesting until now.
Thanks to some inspiration from my niece (amongst the empty canning jars she returned was one with a peach salsa label on it – and a note “This was really good!”  Hint, [...]