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  1. Grimm

    Need cat lovers input

    After my folks spent $7K on their senior dog and still had to put her down I try my hand at treatment before taking a pet to the vet. I can treat abscesses and most wounds but something that requires surgery is on the vet.
  2. Grimm

    Coffee

    We use a Brita for our cats' second water bowl upstairs. We use a Berkey for everything else even the pets' main water bowl in the kitchen.
  3. Grimm

    Coffee

    K use to make coffee with tap water. I told him I don't put tap water in my body and our weekend coffee had to be made with filtered/bottled water. After drinking the 'fru fru' coffee all weekend K told me his normal tap water coffee tasted salty. Now he uses filtered water. Bad water can...
  4. Grimm

    Need cat lovers input

    Try some KMR (kitten milk replacer)
  5. Grimm

    Coffee

    We are coffee nuts here. I have a percolator and a stovetop drip pot as backups. K drinks his black and I like mine with stevia and nutpod creamer. (low calorie creamer compared to the heavy cream I use to add to my coffee).
  6. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    Made a small batch of potato soup. No one eats it but me so a half batch is fine. Plus those potatoes were staring at me when I opened the pantry door! o_O I need to make another loaf of bread tomorrow. The kids eat homemade bread like candy! The muffin mix is a hit! So I will be mixing...
  7. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    Made up a batch of dry muffin mix for the pantry. I might just have to make muffins tomorrow. Good thing I have frozen blueberries. ;) K had a sprinkler head to fix today and to change the oil in his car. He is starting at a new job site Monday and we need to make sure his car is tip top...
  8. Grimm

    1 Big Bear

    A friend that use to live in Alaska told us that poached animals(when the poachers are caught) and large hoofstock that are hit by cars are donated to soup kitchens and community kitchens.
  9. Grimm

    You know X when...

    My dad had a mustache as long as I could remember and for decades before that. I went out of town for Christmas to visit my grandmother after I graduated high school and when I came home I thought I was at the wrong house. My dad had shaved off the lip warmer. Now he shaves daily with the odd...
  10. Grimm

    Need cat lovers input

    We have 5 cats right now. Our oldest, Bailey, at 14 never got along with other cats. She likes dogs. She tolerates the other 2 girl cats but the boys can go to hell as far as she is concerned. The other girls get along with everyone in the house. The youngest (11) Alice, is the sister to...
  11. Grimm

    Supplements

    Multivitamin, D3, magnesium, biotin, Kyolic (garlic and ginger), hair and nails tablet, bilberry, herbal eyebright, krill oil, hyaluronic acid, probiotic, and a joint supplement. And melatonin when I need it to sleep (10mg). I was taking bovine thyroid but I stopped to do a Candida detox and...
  12. Grimm

    Need cat lovers input

    Neutered toms are affectionate with each other. My pair sleep together and groom each other. But no hanky-panky. Sebastian was like this with our other siamese male, Basil, before he passed. Seb wasn't as cuddly with Jamison but Jamie was K's little man. He got his man-love from K. I have...
  13. Grimm

    Need cat lovers input

    I started training our cats again. Our little Alice is being stubborn. She refuses to train with other "who-mans" in the room. But I'll be damned if she isn't the perfect performer when it is just me!
  14. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    Modified some boxes to hold #10 cans. I got 30 cans boxed up in the boxes and put away. Next is to rearrange the food storage closet. K has his weather gear in it so that needs to be put in a tote for storage til next year. We added more gas to our stores. Even though gas prices have gone...
  15. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    Try the tea. It is easy to make and after a few days I felt worse but that is the Candida die-off. Once that past I felt tons better. You could also just take the Kyolic daily as a detox/cleanse. Brew a cup of Dandelion root tea. Add a tbsp of minced fresh garlic and ginger. Drink several...
  16. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    Have you given it any thought that you may have an over growth of Candida yeast? I had the same symptoms as you and fixed it with a tea for a week, several times a day. (dandelion root tea with minced fresh garlic and ginger) I now follow up with Kyolic daily...
  17. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    I discovered that in our last move one of my oil lamp fonts got a crack in it. I took the lamp apart and filled the font with water and let it sit all day. No leaking from the crack. I put it back together for now. I'll use it as a last resort. I did find a few newer ones online. I bought...
  18. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    I have to admit we are a bit of coffee snobs. We don't buy the top coffee but we buy what tastes good. Back when K put tons of sugar in his coffee we bought the cheap stuff. It was just a vehicle for the sugar and cream so why should it taste good?! Plus my dad is a coffee snob big time...
  19. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    We were introduced to BRCC by getting a bag at Bass Pro too. We decided to buy direct when we found out they are a veteran owned company. Now we are taking a step back and cancelling. I might use the gift card I have for one last order but for the most part the coffee is okay but still not...
  20. Grimm

    Whats everybody doing today?

    We get BRCC. The Coffee Saves roast. I plan to cancel our subscription soon. Their customer service sucks and they are not a pro free speech company. Surprising for a veteran owned company. They yanked their sponsorship of a conservative podcast when the host posted a picture of Kyle...
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