Homemade Almond Butter

My grandparents had an almond orchard, and my dad has some almond trees on his property. I grew up climbing those trees, falling out of those trees, and wandering around […]

Replenishing with Probiotics: Milk Kefir

“All disease begins in the gut” -- Hippocrates   Your intestines are home to 100 TRILLION microorganisms! These microorganisms are known as our gut flora, and their job is so important to […]

Puppy’s First Vacation

My family and I recently went out of town for a few nights and we decided to take our puppy, Luna, with us. We left the pug with my father-in-law […]

Furry Friends: Mad Catter Dinner & Auction

I recently came upon a flier for the 5th Annual Mad Catter Dinner and Auction, to be held on Saturday, September 28th in Vancouver. The purpose of this function is […]

Clark County Dog Parks: Ross

My kids and I took Luna to a dog park yesterday, mainly to see what it was like. I’ve never been to a dog park, so this was a new […]

Love is Eternal

A member of our family came to the end of his life a few days ago. He was my in-laws beloved Cody, an energetic Havanese who lived every moment of […]


I adore hummingbirds. I have a few plants in my yard that attract them, but I’ve been meaning for some time to hang a feeder to entice even more of […]

Toxic Algae Alert

A health advisory has been issued regarding toxic algae found in certain lakes and reservoirs in Oregon. Children and animals are highly susceptible to the toxin that the algae releases. There […]

Puppy Series-Chewing

I’ve had puppies before, but as I mentioned in a previous post it has been nine years since my last voyage through puppydom. We brought Luna home four weeks ago, […]

Heat Stroke

When it’s 70 degrees outside, the interior temperature of your car can reach 100 degrees in 30 minutes. At 85 degrees outside, it only takes 10 minutes for the interior […]

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