Diabetes in Dogs: The k9diabetes.com Forum
 

Go Back   Diabetes in Dogs: The k9diabetes.com Forum > Everything Else

Everything Else Anything that's not related to diabetes in dogs!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-31-2013, 09:27 AM
Rubytuesday's Avatar
Rubytuesday Rubytuesday is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 3,284
Default Happy Easter

Happy Easter to all.

I wanted to share an Easter tradition adopted from my neighbor's family. I struggle a bit to put traditions in place for my son as they weren't a big priority for my family when I was growing up.

The first and favorite is Nascegg. This is the only time in the year when Basil isn't yelled at for being in the road (we live in a small village). We roll the hard boiled eggs, decorated the night before, down the road outside our house which is on a pretty big hill. Whoever makes it to the bottom without being hit by a car or falling apart from the repeated throws when they stop rolling wins.

The other is Peep Wars. For this one you put 2 of those yellow marshmallow chicks in the microwave, somehow marking whose is whose and whichever one melts first is the loser. Then of course you get to eat them. Apparently they are better after this process. I haven't tried eating one yet, but may have to give it a go this year.

Also gave myself permission this year to do the egg hunt after the midday meal instead of at the crack of dawn. Basil is 8 now so I figure it is easier for him to wait till midday then for me to delay coffee and trample around in the back yard in a fog.

I hope everyone has a nice day.

Tara
__________________
Tara in honor of Ruby.
She was a courageous Boston Terrier who marched right on through diabetes, megaesophagus, and EPI until 14.
Lucky for both of us we found each other. I'd do it all again girly.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-31-2013, 10:29 AM
jesse girl's Avatar
jesse girl jesse girl is offline
Founding Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 8,199
Default Re: Happy Easter

sounds like some very nice traditions you developed tara lots of fun

always like the egg hunts i think the most fun we had during a challenging time in my life (isnt that funny those are the memories that are the strongest ) is i took the kids up to a mountain area for the egg hunt very pretty there was some snow and i hid the eggs while the kids were not looking i did a good job

the kids found all the eggs except one you would think following my tracks in the snow we should find them all but we never did i told the kids the Easter bunny wanted one of the eggs for what purpose we will never know

any time we went to that location we always wonder what happened to that egg

happy easter everyone
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-31-2013, 10:30 AM
jjefferjo's Avatar
jjefferjo jjefferjo is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,100
Default Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter Tara,u are a piece of work :-)
__________________
Eddie is a 14yr old Rat Terrier Who is very well loved.

Love, Released and All promises kept. My Heart, My Heart, My Heart
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-31-2013, 10:33 AM
Brooke's Avatar
Brooke Brooke is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Utah
Posts: 184
Default Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter to you too! By the way, peeps are amazing microwaved
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-31-2013, 11:37 AM
Judi's Avatar
Judi Judi is offline
Founding Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Northern MN
Posts: 5,260
Default Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter! I love Nascegg! LOL
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-31-2013, 01:21 PM
ABBIE'SMOM ABBIE'SMOM is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: FLORIDA
Posts: 64
Default Re: Happy Easter

Tara, Happy Easter to you & all. Great to start traditions. It sure seems to bring everyone together & great fun. I bet the Easter Bunny did get the missing egg. You never know.
__________________
Abbie, 12 yr old black,Hound, Lab mix?Diagnosed 2/28/13- 21U Novolin N(eff. 9/20/13) Science Diet Adult lite 1/2 +Science Diet WD+ Canned WD Wt-61.0# - Abbie's Mom
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-31-2013, 01:27 PM
BogiesMom's Avatar
BogiesMom BogiesMom is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, California
Posts: 518
Default Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter and Blessing to Everyone...
Dawn & Bogie
__________________
Bogie is a 8 year old 24 pound Miniture Schnauzer, Dx on 08/24/12. Home cooked diet formulated by Just Food For Dogs, Switching from Levemir to Vetsulin.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-31-2013, 04:01 PM
Ladybug's Avatar
Ladybug Ladybug is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 453
Default Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter to everyone! I have to share a tradition in Baltimore - it's the Peeps Recipe Contest. Who will make the best recipe out of those marshmallow peeps? Personally I can't stand the things - they gross me out.

However, I've attached a link and if you can get through the side ads, they have recipes for "Peep R Nutter cupcakes", "Pork loin stuffed with peaches and Peeps and drunken Peeps sauce", "Peep pot pie" and "Peeps crab nuggets". The contest started at the beginning of March and these were the winners. Happy eating for all you peep lovers!

Linda and Ladybug
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:49 PM.


Disclaimer -- The content on this site is provided for informational and educational purposes only. While we make every effort to present information that is accurate and reliable, the views expressed here are not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by a licensed veterinarian. Please consult with your veterinarian for specific advice concerning the medical condition or treatment of your pet and before administering any medication or pursuing any course of treatment that you may read about on this site.

The views and opinions expressed by contributors to this forum are strictly their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of the owners, administrators, or moderators of this forum and the k9diabetes.com website.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2009, 2010 k9diabetes.com. All rights reserved.