Grain-Free Bacon Dog Treats + Riply’s Favorite Things

Homemade Grain-Free Bacon Dog Treat

Y’all. I’ve taken the next step into dog motherhood. Riply now has her very own Instagram account (@riplyvsaliens)! Yes, that’s Riply vs Aliens 😝 Needless to say, I’ve become even more obsessed with my dog than ever before. I’m very thankful for Zach for his support but also for his occasional reminders to chill TFO. Hah! But that does not stop me from doing another dog post! Check out this recipe for homemade Grain-Free Bacon Dog Treats. Plus, sharing some of Riply’s favorite things – stuff that she loves, and has been real handy for us as…paw-rents. Sorry, couldn’t help it.

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Oats for Otis: Homemade Peanut Butter Oat Doggie Treats

Homemade Peanut Butter Oat Doggie Treats

As a lover of all things baked goods, I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of making my own dog treats until now! It is Riply’s 1st birthday tomorrow and while I was researching dog friendly cakes, I realized how easy it is to make dog treats with everyday, simple ingredients. What’s even better is that because they are homemade, you know exactly what your dog is consuming. After finding many homemade dog treat recipes online, I decided to test out a few for myself. This particular recipe is for Homemade Peanut Butter Oat Doggie Treats made with just four ingredients!

And yes. I’m going to be one of those people who makes birthday cakes for her dog. 😉

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My Main Squeeze: Homemade Lemon Curd

Spoonful of Homemade Lemon Curd

Summertime for me is all about fruit – fresh, or frozen, or baked, or in cocktails 😉 One of my favorite fruit is lemon. I love the tart when mixed with a little sweetness. My dream is to one day have lemon trees in my backyard. Just the sight of bright lemons make me happy!

So, when I was craving for something summery and sweet last week, I thought about lemon curd! I know the name isn’t the most appealing but lemon curd is awesome. You can use it in so many ways though I dare you to try and not eat it by the spoonful (you can’t do it). I’ve had store brought lemon curd but like in most cases, I prefer the homemade stuff. I’ve tried a few different recipes and I want to share with you my favorite so far!

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