Summertime Treat for Dogs

I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! Those service men and women out there are truly some special people, aren’t they?! My grandma said she went by my grandpa’s grave to put a flag by his area (he served in the Army), which I thought was special. We celebrated the long weekend the best way we know how…a float trip! I don’t have a blog post ready yet, because I’m waiting to have my waterproof camera pictures developed. Yes, you read that right.

So there will be a slight delay on that post, but I do have a really fun dog treat recipe to share! I took Gracie to the vet earlier this week for a routine visit and I saw the vet puts out a monthly newsletter so I read it while we waited. It listed a really easy summertime treats for pups so I thought I’d share!

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream (for dogs)
Recipe from Stony Brook Animal Hospital’s May Newsletter

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vanilla yogurt (or plain)
  • 1 cup peanut butter

Instructions

  • Slightly melt peanut butter in microwave for 45-60 seconds
  • Mix together with yogurt
  • Pour batter in muffin tins and freeze overnight

I made Gracie wait patiently before she got her first treat…

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And then…she chowed.

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Gracie approved!

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Bathroom is (Almost) Complete

One thing I quickly learned as a new homeowner, is that home projects take time. Sometimes, small projects can take a couple of days (building a garage shelf). Other projects (cough, curtains, cough) take a few weeks. Other projects, like our bathroom, has now taken TWO YEARS. Don’t get me wrong, we didn’t live without a bathroom for two years. It was just always “meh” to us. And it still isn’t complete, but we made big strides this weekend to get it closer to being complete.

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Hoorah! We finally upgraded our builders grade mirror and gave it a frame. I’m not going to post about how we did it, because there’s about a million tutorials on Pinterest and we followed just a combination of those. Trial and error people, trial and error. That’s homeownership.

So now that we have the mirror done and a (non pictured) shelf finally installed for our crap, we’re hoping to install a new light and add some decorations.

Enter, Minted! I’ve used them before to get ideas for Christmas cards and wedding materials, but I never actually ordered anything from them…until now! I discovered that Minted carried home decor when I was browsing Pinterest one day and I ever since they reached out to me, I’ve my eye on this adorable anchor print.

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Our bathroom is painted a rich navy color and we have a few beachy accents here and there, complete with a grey and white striped bath mat. I think this print gives the perfect pop of color against the dark navy and completes the theme perfectly. This print + a new light and I think our bathroom will be complete!

Have you used Minted before for anything? Just browsing their wedding section almost makes me miss wedding planning. Almost. They just released a new collection of Save the Dates that are just beautiful. This one and this one are my two favorites.

This post is sponsored by my friends at Minted. I received store credit in exchange for a blog post. All thoughts are my own. (Really, I’m buying this print for the bathroom!)