Category: Dogs

Weekend Waterview: The Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days: 1. The hot, sultry days of summer when Sirius, the Dog Star, rises in the constellation Canis Major. 2. A period marked by lethargy, inactivity, or indolence. We’re feeling lethargic in the Dog Days of Summer and it’s dog gone hot and dry here. Our lake level is down 5 feet from full pond and our…

Weekend Waterview: Sunset Cruise

The heat has kept us from boating much this summer. Even if you generate a breeze with a little speed, a hot breeze is kind of like being in a convection oven. :) We do try to fit in at least one sunset cruise a weekend. The prettiest sunsets are when there are enough clouds in the…

Weekend Waterview: Early Lake Morning

We’re early risers at our house, even on the weekends. Mainly because of these two who need to go out, demand to be fed, then proceed to go back to sleep.  I took these photos yesterday around 7 am.  It was a delightful 69 degrees and low humidity! More 90+ degree temperatures ahead for us today and…

All Paws On Board

There’s nothing like the thrill and anticipation of a boat ride. . . . . .whether you have two legs or four.  :) We’re happy to be All Paws On Board! The captain’s lap is the seat of choice. . . Whether we’re under way or anchored to watch the sunset. We all like to admire some of…

Celebrate Summer: Recipes and Inspiration from the Kitchen to the Table!

Enjoy the flavors of summer with recipes and inspiration from the kitchen to the table. You’ll find a bumper crop of recipes using Farmers Market fresh tomatoes, corn and peaches along with summer table inspiration for alfresco dining. Are you looking forward to the lazy days of summer? I pulled together some of my favorite ways to…

First Pontoon Ride of the Season

We had the first boat ride of the season last weekend. . . The highlight of every dog’s weekend. Enjoying the wind in our ears again. . . And in our tails. Gracie’s showing signs of boating bliss. . . Or possibly spring pollen allergies :) We all take allergy meds in our house in the spring…

Lucky Dog Shamrock Treats

Chloe & Gracie have some Shamrock Treats they want to share,  for Lucky Dogs for St. Patrick’s Day! These treats are full of good and healthy ingredients . . .applesauce, peanut butter, oats, whole wheat flour and spinach. Spinach is full of vitamins and safe for dogs, but the leaves do contain oxalates. In large amounts, oxalates…