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by Tuddy
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fit to be tied.... (issue resolved?)
Replies: 21
Views: 407

Re: Fit to be tied.... (issue resolved?)

Wow! Good for them for owning it! Onward and upward for your guy!
by Tuddy
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 120
Views: 2693

Re: Accountability

a friend gave me a bag of winter breeches that are too small for her. they fit and i am so grateful, but... the full seats really are not very flexible or forgiving!!! I went to the doctor for my check up and i have lost 65 pounds, i hate to admit it, because that tells how really fat i was, but it...
by Tuddy
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 120
Views: 2693

Re: Accountability

I'm starting lessons in the new year... I'll post about that in a different thread.. but my breeches and I had a "discussion" today, which ended in me telling them, "Ya, well, I don't need you anyways because I'll be wearing snow pants in the saddle because winter!!!" And I threw...
by Tuddy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Hamburger Soup
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Hamburger Soup

And you don't need the veggie broth, I just add it for kicks and giggles.
by Tuddy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Hamburger Soup
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Hamburger Soup

Hey no worries! This is the concentrated stuff I use that I mix with water: knorrbeefsoupbase.jpg If you are using the boxes, I am assuming you are using this type of box (not necessarily this brand), if so I would use 2 and then top up with water: Regular-Beef-Broth.png If you are using cubes, like...
by Tuddy
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bobcat on my trailcam (video!)
Replies: 31
Views: 429

Re: Bobcat on my trailcam (video!)

Thanks for sharing these!
by Tuddy
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 240

Re: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds

We do have some small generators for sure, thankfully, haven't had to use them yet. Knock on wood lol!

All systems seem to be up and running, and now it is snowing out and the temps are dropping too. Ah well, only 4 more months!
by Tuddy
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 240

Re: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds

Now I need to brag... Tuddy's picture made it onto the CBC's social media. Haha! Made my day!

https://www.facebook.com/258365406781/p ... 140906782/
by Tuddy
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 700
Views: 112839

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Wine. Power outages make me stressed. Wine it is.
by Tuddy
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 240

Re: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds

Thanks everyone! Well, this hear frost, has been causing havoc. Power went out at work at 9 am this morning... well... not just my work, pretty much a good chunk of my province. https://www.cjme.com/2018/12/04/widespread-power-outages-affecting-south-sask/ My power at home came back on at 1 PM, only...
by Tuddy
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 700
Views: 112839

Re: "What's for dinner?"

I made a beef stew in the crockpot last night for today's lunches - yeah, I had a bowl for breakfast!
by Tuddy
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds
Replies: 18
Views: 240

Mother Nature creates some lovely backgrounds

Some images from the past few days. It has been foggy, foggy, foggy, so the hoar frost has been getting heavier and heavier. How I still have power is beyond me as the power lines are sagging under all the frost. Anyways, enjoy!

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by Tuddy
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: magnesium-- does it actually matter what kind you buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: magnesium-- does it actually matter what kind you buy?

I use the Riva's Remedies Magnesium. Excellent quality.
by Tuddy
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Saying no without being a jerk. Or not.
Replies: 31
Views: 522

Re: Saying no without being a jerk. Or not.

[And speaking of the BM, she has now twice offered my services to other barnmates. She suggested to one that I would be able to go out midday daily to help her mount her horse (she has medical issues) . I told barnmate nicely that I work from home - operative word "work" - meaning I somet...
by Tuddy
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fit to be tied.... (issue resolved?)
Replies: 21
Views: 407

Re: Fit to be tied.... (long, get ready)

Agree with what has been said here. Start taking pictures of your horse when you arrive. I would also be discussing some financial compensation for the time period of being underdosed. You should not have to pay the board bill as they were not keeping their end of the deal. Good luck, hope your hors...
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: *************2018 Kringle Exchange ***Assignments Sent**************
Replies: 37
Views: 967

Re: *************2018 Kringle Exchange ***Assignments Sent**************

Got mine.... and I know exactly what I am going to get my person!
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Saying no without being a jerk. Or not.
Replies: 31
Views: 522

Re: Saying no without being a jerk. Or not.

I like Chisamba's suggestion too. I really have no advice, but I am sorry to hear that this person feels okay with treating you like this. RRRR.
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: *************2018 Kringle Exchange ***Assignments Sent**************
Replies: 37
Views: 967

Re: *************2018 Kringle Exchange ***Send in your entries!**************

FYI - due to the Canada Post Strike - you may not get your kringle gift from me until after Christmas....
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I said YES!
Replies: 28
Views: 360

Re: I said YES!

Yay! Congrats!
by Tuddy
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Hamburger Soup
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Hamburger Soup

I make this week every week. I was eating a bowl of it at coffee time and one of my co-workers asked for my recipe... well, here it is! Hamburger Soup 1.5-2 lbs of ground beef 3 or 4 carrots sliced 3 or 4 celery sliced 0.5 c of chopped onion 1.5 – 2 c of elbow macaroni Bay leaf 1 jar (16oz) of salsa...
by Tuddy
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Hamburger Soup
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Hamburger Soup

I make this week every week. I was eating a bowl of it at coffee time and one of my co-workers asked for my recipe... well, here it is! Hamburger Soup 1.5-2 lbs of ground beef 3 or 4 carrots sliced 3 or 4 celery sliced 0.5 c of chopped onion 1.5 – 2 c of elbow macaroni Bay leaf 1 jar (16oz) of salsa...
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: RIP Roger my buddy, my shadow
Replies: 28
Views: 438

Re: RIP Roger my buddy, my shadow

I am sorry to hear this. Hugs
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: "cool backed" horse and magnesium
Replies: 17
Views: 248

Re: "cool backed" horse and magnesium

My Tuddy horse had some back issues. Magnesium does help as it is a natural muscle relaxant. Relaxed muscles will have increased blood flow. It won't hurt your horse, so I would try it. Make sure you use a Magnesium Citrate as it is a better absorption rate. I know it helped my Tuddy. And I am all a...
by Tuddy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Grammaristas
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: Grammaristas

This gives me anxiety. All the anxiety.

Wouldn't an organized mob be protestors?

I literally can't even right now.
by Tuddy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Drying and cooling out wet fluff balls
Replies: 73
Views: 921

Re: Drying and cooling out wet fluff balls

I had my big hairy Yonka in training over the coldest part of the year last year. The trainer has a heated arena and barn - and an indoor hot walker. Horses would get worked, put on the hot walker then let stand in a standing stall until they were cooled off and dry to go back out. Just do what is b...
by Tuddy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: Starting Deseada!
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Starting Deseada!

Very exciting!!!!
by Tuddy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Winter is here....
Replies: 23
Views: 441

Re: Winter is here....

Back to 30F today, and temperature is supposed to plummet again tonight. It was melting yesterday and the sun was out and it was nice and warm. I did night chores last night in just a pair of muck boots and a hoody. Tomorrow will be full Carhartt gear again.

Mother Nature needs to smarten up.
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Why acupuncture is complete nonsense
Replies: 92
Views: 1581

Re: Why acupuncture is complete nonsense

I think there is a big difference between anti-science, and supplementing. Meaning, there is a big difference between "I will do acupuncture instead of the surgery/treatment/taking the medication I need" and "I will do the necessary treatment and also do acupuncture because it makes ...
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 120
Views: 2693

Re: Accountability

On another note - I did reactivate my My Fitness Pal account. I am seriously trying to lose about 10 lbs. Or at least re-arrange it. I love food, this is going to be tough lol! I am not, I repeat, am not, giving up wine though! Haha
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 120
Views: 2693

Re: Accountability

I have to give all you runners credit, the only time I run is when I am being chased! Lol!

My arm is kind of giving me grief today, but I know how to work through it, back to the gym and fitness class this week, diet has been going well.

I am feeling pretty good! Have a great day!
by Tuddy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Winter is here....
Replies: 23
Views: 441

Re: Winter is here....

One if my ewes had her lamb, lamb nursing all ok, this morning she had escaped her pen and was with the herd no sign of lamb, my son and I searched for 2 hours in the FREEZING cold. I finally decided if a predator didn't have it, it died of cold. I am so upset. I dislike cold. I'm beginning to look...
by Tuddy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Winter is here....
Replies: 23
Views: 441

Winter is here....

I live in a cold climate, I should be used to this...

But it is -9F (-23C) outside right now, -25F (-32C) with the wind chill factor.

That's a nope from me winter, a great.big.nope.

Stay warm!!!!
by Tuddy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Roast Chicken
Replies: 11
Views: 226

Re: Roast Chicken

Nice!!!! Looks Yummy!!!
by Tuddy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 120
Views: 2693

Re: Accountability

I went back to the pole studio last night to see if my body remembered what it was supposed to do... it felt great! Cutting sugars and carbs is hard, so hard! Congrats to all you doing it. Demi - my naturopath said the same thing about gluten intolerance and the way wheat has been grown, her opinion...
by Tuddy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Roast Chicken
Replies: 11
Views: 226

Re: Roast Chicken

Having all those potatoes is not a bad problem to have!!!!
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Others are concerned about how I feed my horses.
Replies: 21
Views: 620

Re: Others are concerned about how I feed my horses.

StraightForward wrote:Heads up, you can get your own skeleton horse from Home Depot for $25 right now. I just ordered one that to this thread!


Oh now I have to go see if they have one after work in stock!
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Roast Chicken
Replies: 0
Views: 54

Roast Chicken

Made a little chicken last night, I had taken it out the day before to thaw. Ingredients: Roasting chicken Salt to taste Pepper to taste Poultry Seasoning to taste About 1 c of chicken broth 1/2 lbs of bacon Put chicken in roaster (I usually put mine boob side down so that it doesn't dry out, but la...
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Roast Chicken
Replies: 11
Views: 226

Roast Chicken

Made a little chicken last night, I had taken it out the day before to thaw. Ingredients: Roasting chicken Salt to taste Pepper to taste Poultry Seasoning to taste About 1 c of chicken broth 1/2 lbs of bacon Put chicken in roaster (I usually put mine boob side down so that it doesn't dry out, but la...
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Potato and Bacon Soup
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Re: Potato and Bacon Soup

Wow! I am happy to hear my cooking is inspiring people! YAY! You made my day! Now, should I post about the roast chicken I made last night in the cookbook thread? I don't want to seem like a braggart... but I love food, so yeah, I am gonna do it! Sharing is caring right!
by Tuddy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Potato and Bacon Soup
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Re: Potato and Bacon Soup

I make bacon potato soup but instead of conventional bacon strips I get a package of "ends and pieces" and pull it apart, discarding much of the fat as possible. I like the rough chunks of bacon . I believe it is a Hemplers product Thanks for the tip - yes, I should mention I did trim off...
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Potato and Bacon Soup
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Potato and Bacon Soup

silk wrote:Query - 1/2 a what of flour? Cup? Looking at the photo I don't think it was 1/2 a teaspoon ;)



Good catch! Cup! :D
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Potato and Bacon Soup
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Potato and Bacon Soup

I had some helpers come out the farm to help clean corrals, so I fed them this for lunch. They all went out to work in the cold and rain with full, warm bellies. Potato and Bacon Soup 3 lbs spuds, peeled and cubed ½ lbs of cooked diced bacon** 3 stalks of diced celery 3 diced carrots ½ cup diced oni...
by Tuddy
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Potato and Bacon Soup
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Potato and Bacon Soup

I had some helpers come out the farm to help clean corrals, so I fed them this for lunch. They all went out to work in the cold and rain with full, warm bellies. Potato and Bacon Soup 3 lbs spuds, peeled and cubed ½ lbs of cooked diced bacon** 3 stalks of diced celery 3 diced carrots ½ cup diced oni...
by Tuddy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Side Reins!
Replies: 26
Views: 590

Re: Side Reins!

I'll toss my hat in here... In my experience, every time I have witnessed lunging with side reins, the sole purpose was to put the horse "in a frame". I don't know why I would want to put my horse in a frame, but rather, would like my horse to find his frame/balance himself and carry it on...
by Tuddy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 120
Views: 2693

Re: Accountability

I got the okay from my doc yesterday to hit the gym again! Yay!
by Tuddy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: My horse and his little goat family
Replies: 15
Views: 404

Re: My horse and his little goat family

Neat! Thanks for sharing!
by Tuddy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Why acupuncture is complete nonsense
Replies: 92
Views: 1581

Re: Why acupuncture is complete nonsense

DJR.... that was epic! Thank you for your insight!
by Tuddy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lesson rant
Replies: 38
Views: 1096

Re: Lesson rant

Wow. That is truly annoying. I agree, bait and switch. As you know, I started some jumping lessons lately, and they were certainly much more upfront and responsible, and it's just a little lesson program at a big boarding barn with multiple trainers - the kind that runs a summer camp for kids as we...
by Tuddy
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Why acupuncture is complete nonsense
Replies: 92
Views: 1581

Re: Why acupuncture is complete nonsense

I am having arm trouble - see my post in the fitness area - my naturopath wanted to do acupuncture, but my neck was so tight, she couldn't get the needles in or they wouldn't stay in, so she did more of an acupressure, with just her hands and fingers. It was unbelievably painful... but this morning,...

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