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Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Treat Recipe

We used a base Pumpkin Treats recipe from here, but I made a number of alterations to it. Why change an already good recipe? Well, I wanted to reduce the amount of whole wheat flour and add sweet potato for my pup since he goes nuts for it. Also, I just can't stop myself from altering recipes when it feels off, so I did. Once the treats are finished cooking I turn off the oven and leave them in there for up to 2 hours so they can gain some crunch. For this recipe it made the treats a bit too hard, but oddly enough dehydrating them brought them to the right consistency for these puppy teeth. Lastly, I dehydrated...

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How to choose the right photo for a drawing

Choosing a photograph to be drawn can be stressful, but it shouldn't be. This experience should be positive and a fun reflection back on what you want to remember most about your pet. In order to help with you decision, you are more than welcome to send a number of photos to me for opinions and ideas. All I ask if that you outline your top 3 favourites and why, because that helps me figure out what you're trying to remember most about your pet besides it's gorgeous face. Also, make sure they're good quality photos and if one is your favourite that is poor quality, then please provide one other that is of good quality so I can see...

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Driving halfway across Canada with 2 cats & a dog

Not your ideal situation but we survived 39 hours of driving together. I ended up leaving a day early last minute as the weather was supposed to get bad and I just had my little car, so that was extra fun. Anyways, I drove from Kimberley, BC to Medicine Hat, AB the first night where my mom flew into the next day then from there we headed straight for Manitoba. From Brandon, MB we headed straight to Thunder Bay, ON. Next we did Thunder Bay, ON to Sue Ste Marie, ON and then went straight home from there (just outside London, ON). We did it this way because I had the cats crated in the car plus every gas stop...

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DIY Paw Balm

We made paw balm from supplies we had at home (well, my mom picked up Shea butter the night before) and it took under an hour from start to finish. The melting was tedious as it was at the lowest possible temperature, but if you stir it a lot then it speeds it up.  INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp Shea Butter 3 tbsp Olive Oil 3 tbsp Coconut oil 2 tbsp Beeswax (I cut it up with a knife, but you can grate it or just put it in as chunks. Smaller pieces will melt faster though)   Put all ingredients in a mason jar and then put the mason jar in a small pot that's filled with water*. Turn the stove...

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Frozen Mold Making

With Waylon being so picky I poured some milk into the molds and changed each row's contents by adding blueberries to some, treatbag crumbs to others and then many were left plain. Fortunately he liked the plain frozen goats milk, but was apprehensive at first.

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