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Fall can be a tricky time. It is the calm before
the chaos. It is that wonderful time of year when were spending those hours at the
dog shows and falsely thinking, - Relax.. theres plenty of time... its not
Weve got friends who go to Cantons First
Monday picking out filler gifts and whispering to friends we can make
that One friends even started cross-stitching her dogs name on his new
stocking. Although we love Tia and Bud dearly, they wont have their own
cross-stitched stocking above the fireplace this Christmas.
As life seems to get more hectic, were finding
ways to compensate. I found the following recipe in a book by Pam Young and Peggy Jones.
Hope youll try this recipe and spend extra time with your dogs and the people in
your life that really matter.
Purchase an apple pie from your
favorite grocery store Remove the pie from its cardboard box. (Burn the box or discard it
in the bottom of the garbage.) Place the pie in your own pie pan. Note: Bakery pies are
usually 8", while most household pie tines are 9". If the store-bought pie is
smaller than your pan, simply smash the pastry down until it fits, giving it an even more
genuine homemade look. Top with ice cream. If you want the smell, combine the
|1 Tbsp. flour|
|1 Tbsp. cooking oil|
|1 Tbsp. water|
|1 Tsp. each: cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon|
|1 apple core or pumpkin chunk|
Mix ingredients in a disposable (chicken potpie
size) tin. Shove the apple core into the center of the dough and bake at 225 degrees, all
day. For the smell of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving, substitute a chunk of pumpkin for the
The Freeman family decided that this Asmell recipe@
was too complicated so we modified it by putting vanilla, cinnamon and water in the
teakettle and gently simmering.
Get out and spend time with your dog
in the crisp fall air and have a wonderful fall!
Frequent grooming and brushing provides early
warning of parasites and skin infections by lifting the coat, permitting a view of the
Dr. Mike Freeman
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