homemade dog food

An easy way to make dog food

We have had some issues regarding dog food. First, we were making raw food for Boris, focusing on a very low phosphorus content to ensure his kidney health. Then when his kidneys seemed to be…

Helo has been shedding

Fairly lightly for the last few months.  This is not consistent with the all-out coat blow that he did the first year or so that we owned him, but according to my research, it’s not…

how to clean a dirty shag rug

How to wash/clean your disgusting rug

Sorry, I may be projecting a little bit.  So far, I haven’t found any part of owning pets that isn’t at least a little bit disgusting. Last night, Craig fed the dogs the remains of…

x-mats on sofa

How to keep your pets off the furniture…kind of

After we got Helo, Boris went from a great dog to a terror.  His obsessive traits got worse, and he started marking all over, including inside the house.  It was awesome.  After trying EVERYTHING I…

Sad/Funny/Disturbing(?) Dog Shirts at Goodwill

I was cruising a local Goodwill yesterday before my hair appointment and came across these two totally unworn gems.  I am still undecided whether to be sad that someone went to the effort of custom…

Doubling the height of our raised beds

Our first raised beds were great.  We overbuilt them out of 4x12s and lag screws, and they’re strong.  Really strong.  Over the last few years, we have added on a few several more raised beds for growing…

Several things

1) I haven’t really completed any projects lately.  We’re waiting on our contractor’s schedule to clear up so he can figure out how to fix the cracking grout. 2) I read somewhere that making a…