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IN THE MOMENTS OF OUR LIVES
BOTH THE JOYOUS AND THE TRAGIC
IF THE TRUTH IS TO BE TOLD
WE ARE ALL PURSUING MAGIC
AND THE MAGIC THAT WE SEEK
AS WE’RE SURE YOU HAVE DISCOVERED
CAN BE FOUND IN CERTAIN PLACES
FAR MORE EASILY THAN OTHERS
IN THE SAND BENEATH THE SPHINX
IN THE DREAMS OF CANDLELIGHT
BUT THE SUREST PLACE OF ALL
IS IN THE FORGIVING WORLD OF NIGHT
AND OF ALL THE NIGHTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
THAT COME AND GENTLY LEAVE
NONE HOLD THE DREAM OF MAGIC
LIKE THE EVENING, CHRISTMAS EVE
Christmas Eve and other Stories
“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge — myth is more potent than history — dreams are more powerful than facts — hope always triumphs over experience — laughter is the cure for grief — love is stronger than death.”-Robert Fulghum
this quotation. Some people do not understand that these are thoughts and wishes. Like faith, without a little faith, we tend to die a little. live a life a little less fulfilled. My favorite quote ever seems appropriate now.
Categories: art, Finished work
Tags: cat ornaments, custom cats, custom dog, custom dog ornaments, custom figurines, custom ornament, dog breed ornaments
Today is the last day I can accept any more custom made figurines for the holiday season. While I will do theses year round, can not guarantee that they will be completed by Christmas after this date. To get your own custom ornament or figurine, the following must be provided, photos and or description of your pet, including any unique characteristics, (white tip at end of tail), that may not show up in photos
From your photo, I will make a dog or kitty in your choice of pose- Sitting or rear up,
-with a candy cane
-with a ball
-with toy (please specify)
-with lights (lights do not light up)
Figurines can also be made with no ornament hook and a favorite toy or pose added,
dogs or cats can be made with any of the poses or styles
Please be aware that due to drying and firing times of the porcelain clay allow 3 weeks for your item to be finished,
Link to my Etsy Store for custom ordering
Tuna training treats for Dogs (Cats love them too!)
This tuna cookie is a great reward for teaching your dog something new, It stays soft so it is a easy and quick reward. This is a really great training treat. It has a perfect texture so it’s firm, Works well in a bait bag during agility or obedience training.
You will also notice our pets hanging by the the oven door waiting for the treats as they have a distinctive odor while baking… forwarned!!!
- 2 (6 ounce) cans tuna (do not drain)
- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
- Mix all ingredients with an electric mixer until well blended.
- Spread mixture into a greased, (I spray it with Pam) cookie sheet. Roll out or flatten with fingers until 1/2″ thick
- Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes covered and then another 15 minutes uncovered. .
- Let cool and cut into slices or bit sized pieces, I use a pizza cutter, works great
- Store in refrigerator or freeze in ziplock bags, make sure they are labeled, Hubby and kids don’t like Tuna treats!
Alterations and Disclaimer!
Make sure your Pet has no allergies to any of the ingredients, For dogs that have allergies to wheat , you can replace the recipe with gluten free rice flour, which also works.
the garlic may be omited, I have made them without the cheese, with no problems, they may be a little drier, but my dogs haven’t noticed or really care! I have also used salmon or mackeral instead of tuna.