The Rehabilitation of Oakley the Pit Bull : Part 2

Part 2: Continuing the rehabilitation of Oakley the pit bull. Training  We have spent the last few days doing our best to be consistent with Oakley. He still needs quite a bit of training and socialization although we think he is doing really well. Pit bulls are some of the most loving dogs I have […]

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The Rehabilitation of Oakley the Pit Bull : Part 1

It Started As A Normal Day Welcome to the ongoing series on the rehablitation of Oakley the pit bull.  It started as any normal day. Garrett took a few vacation days and since I am still looking for work we decided to spend some time together. We got in the car and left for town. […]

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Upcycling: Silver Teapot Succulent Planter

Some of the most beautiful things I have ever seen have been pulled from the garbage. Yep, you heard me right. Ha! The proper word is “upcycling”…..or turning trash into treasure. That is exactly what is happening here. We are going to turn an old broken, tarnished, silver teapot into a beautiful indoor planter for […]

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How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract : Part One

I am really excited about this one! I have ALWAYS wanted to make homemade vanilla. When you like to bake as much as I do, or even better yet, how much my mother does…you tend to go through vanilla like it’s going out of style. Just a couple of weeks ago, I got halfway through […]