Tag: dog

  • Kick the Tick

    Kick the Tick

    Just in time for summer, I found a recipe for repelling ticks and fleas for pets and people. Here in Maine, ticks are a big deal. Every year people get lyme disease from catching ticks while spending time in the great outdoors. Thanks to my friend, Darcy, for putting a spray bottle of this recipe…

  • The Pet Zapper

    The Pet Zapper

    The family that zaps together stays healthy together. And that includes our dear dog, Cosmo. We all know how many parasites our pets can bring into the home. Taking care of the littlest ones in our family is the secret to keeping everyone healthy in the household. One way to zap our furry family members…

  • Cosplay Ears

    Cosplay Ears

    We made a movie! My husband, daughter and I have been making a short movie series since summer last year. My daughter calls it Time Brats. It’s a sci-fi fantasy musical, and she invites her cousins, classmates, and in this latest one, the 4th episode, her 2nd grade teacher, to be part of it. It’s…

  • Garden Update

    Garden Update

    My Shade Garden is coming along nicely. Most of it, at least. I planted early spring plants such as peas, sugar snap peas, broccoli, lettuce, radishes and beets on February 16 and 17. Remember those Sugar Snap Peas I got from Botanical Interests that I planted a while back? Here they are now! Aren’t they…

  • The Adventures of Cosmo

    The Adventures of Cosmo

    Look at my sweet little dog whispering secrets to my daughter. Cosmo is the best dog ever. Very mellow around kids, lets my daughter dress him up, follows basic commands like sit, stay, drop it, does a lot of fun tricks like roll over, high-five, jump through hoop, the works! But. Cosmo is a rat…

  • How to Make an Evergreen Wreath the Hard Way

    How to Make an Evergreen Wreath the Hard Way

    Our Christmas tree is up! With the move we were a little worried we wouldn’t get our Christmas tree up in time, but we made it. We had to cut off the lowest branches to make our tree fit our stand, so I had a lot of extra branches to make a wreath with. Only…

  • Cosmo’s Wool Sweater

    Cosmo’s Wool Sweater

    I finally finished Cosmo’s Wool Sweater!!! It took me about a month from when I cast on to when I bound off. I would have been done sooner had I not taken a few days off from the project. Now here’s the fun part. Pictures!!!