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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 C shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 2/3 C flour
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 2 C light brown sugar
Melt in saucepan:
  • 1 C unsalted butter
  • 1/2 C maple syrup
  • 2 T corn syrup
Combine, then add to maple syrup mixture:
  • 2 t baking soda
  • 1/4 C boiling water
  • 1 t maple or vanilla extract
Then add:
  • the dry mixture
  • 2 C chopped toasted pecans
Roll into balls.  Flatten slightly.

18-20 minutes at 350

from relishmag.com


Nutmeg's First Grooming

Here is Nutmeg before her first grooming.  This was an indoor shot.  

And here she is after. She is super-fluffed due to the blow-drying, but it has settled down into ringlets.  This was her professional grooming right before Christmas.  


A couple of weeks later, I redid everything -- it was way easier than I thought.  I recommend, if you are new to dog grooming, to get it done the first time by someone who has a clue, and then start doing touch-ups right away, while you can still see the lines of the first trimmings.