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by Tuddy
Tue May 07, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Porcupines
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Porcupines

Porcupines Ingredients • 2 pounds ground beef • 2/3 cup uncooked white rice • 1/2 cup chopped onion • Salt and pepper to taste • 2 celery stalks finely chopped • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder • ½ teaspoon of oregano • Sprinkle of parsley • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce • 1 can of diced tomatoes • 2 tea...
by Tuddy
Tue May 07, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Porcupines
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Porcupines

Porcupines Ingredients • 2 pounds ground beef • 2/3 cup uncooked white rice • 1/2 cup chopped onion • Salt and pepper to taste • 2 celery stalks finely chopped • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder • ½ teaspoon of oregano • Sprinkle of parsley • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce • 1 can of diced tomatoes • 2 tea...
by Tuddy
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Training of horse and rider is not always fast....or linear! A case study
Replies: 12
Views: 428

Re: Training of horse and rider is not always fast....or linear! A case study

I am in love with this thread! Thanks to everyone for sharing.
by Tuddy
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: So what are you watching?
Replies: 50
Views: 1579

Re: So what are you watching?

Hockey and Game of Thrones. I have money tied up in bets on both....
by Tuddy
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: kid-friendly meals
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: kid-friendly meals

Taco in a bag!!!!
by Tuddy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: So what are you watching?
Replies: 50
Views: 1579

Re: So what are you watching?

Yes! Corner Gas is about a little gas station/store/cafe in Dog River, Saskatchewan. How neat that you are from that area! :) I am not Canadian but I read somewhere that this show is more Canadian than anything else the writer had ever seen. What do you think? Oh, it definitely represents Canada lo...
by Tuddy
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: So what are you watching?
Replies: 50
Views: 1579

Re: So what are you watching?

We have been turned on to "Corner Gas" by some Alaskan friends. You can get it through Amazon Prime. Goofy humor with a bit of an edge. If this is the Corner Gas I am thinking of, it was all filmed in my city and a small town about an hour away. Does it have a diner called "The Ruby&...
by Tuddy
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: trailers and SUVs
Replies: 41
Views: 993

Re: trailers and SUVs

Thanks for sharing that Koolkat!

And don't forget to take into account the insurance of said towing vehicles.... you would be surprised how many people have their towing vehicles registered and insured as plain jane automobiles...
by Tuddy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: trailers and SUVs
Replies: 41
Views: 993

Re: trailers and SUVs

20190411_091339.jpg This is what I use to haul the horses. I am not a fan at all of using SUVs to haul livestock. I guess it is just the cattleman in me. Feel free to use it to haul a U-Haul or something, but not a living animal that moves and causes unbalance on the hitch. Just not my cup of tea.
by Tuddy
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Egg Salad
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Egg Salad

6 hard boiled eggs 1/2 c mayonnaise 1.5 tbsp pickle juice 2 green onions chopped up greens and all The meat off of about 3 pieces of bacon chopped up 1 tsp dijon mustard (I used dry mustard and cut it back a bit) Salt and pepper to taste (if you use the bacon, omit the salt) 1/8 tsp paprika Peel and...
by Tuddy
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Egg Salad
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Egg Salad

6 hard boiled eggs 1/2 c mayonnaise 1.5 tbsp pickle juice 2 green onions chopped up greens and all The meat off of about 3 pieces of bacon chopped up 1 tsp dijon mustard (I used dry mustard and cut it back a bit) Salt and pepper to taste (if you use the bacon, omit the salt) 1/8 tsp paprika Peel and...
by Tuddy
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 140
Views: 6731

Re: Accountability

Had to "go up one notch on my girth" this morning. :)
by Tuddy
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 140
Views: 6731

Re: Accountability

Wow - I decided to have some pasta yesterday. I have been off the dairy for the past few weeks and, of course, I pick the creamiest alfredo sauce ever. And I am paying for it dearly.... Bleh. I guess I haven't checked in the past couple weeks - still going to the gym, and pole class and doing the he...
by Tuddy
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: First Clinic
Replies: 10
Views: 523

Re: First Clinic

OOOH! Have fun and let us know how it goes!
by Tuddy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Caesar crusted beef tenderloin
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: Caesar crusted beef tenderloin

That looks delicious - except for the redness of the meat. I like my beef dead. Lol. I once sent a steak back at a restaurant telling the server that a good vet could have brought it back to life it was so rare.
by Tuddy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Why I haven't been riding...
Replies: 24
Views: 841

Re: Why I haven't been riding...

The weather has broken. I can feel the warmth in the air. February was the longest year of my life and I am glad it is over! LOL!
by Tuddy
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Why I haven't been riding...
Replies: 24
Views: 841

Re: Why I haven't been riding...

The past couple days the water has been running off the roof of both the barn and house. I did chores last night in just a bunny hug and just a pair of jeans and muck boots - I think I can retire the insulated coveralls for the year.... I think... calling for snow tomorrow... As I am typing this - i...
by Tuddy
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Why I haven't been riding...
Replies: 24
Views: 841

Re: Why I haven't been riding...

-30°C with the windchill this morning. But it will be melting by noon. Spring is here, finally!
by Tuddy
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fun thread: What is your super power?
Replies: 22
Views: 691

Re: Fun thread: What is your super power?

I attract people to my energy. I am a self proclaimed "popular loner". I always have someone wanting to chat - either because they need to get something off their chest, or they have some excitement to share.
by Tuddy
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: How do you end a friendship?
Replies: 20
Views: 954

Re: How do you end a friendship?

You tell them straight out that they are not a healthy part of your journey right now. That the energy that they are giving off is unappreciated and that you have no room for it.

This is what I told a person, and I have been better off since.
by Tuddy
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Senior Horses/Senior Riders
Topic: My Situation
Replies: 35
Views: 1147

Re: My Situation

I have no words to help you, but I am very sorry for your loss. If you ever need to chat, come find me. Hugs
by Tuddy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Why I haven't been riding...
Replies: 24
Views: 841

Re: Why I haven't been riding...

Water is a huge issue for me too. I have to haul it to my guys, twice a day, and they know to come drink when I show up. I have never had any issue with dehydration or colic, luckily. My guys are on free choice, tough grass hay, and they seem to thrive. Plus grain and mineral. I think they are over ...
by Tuddy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Why I haven't been riding...
Replies: 24
Views: 841

Re: Why I haven't been riding...

It is -17°C right now (2°F)... a heat wave I tell ya... oh, wait, the wind chill is -28°C (-18°F).... but it isn't a dry cold though... it is humid as heck out there, I have long hair and it is always frosted over and I get frosty eyelashes too. My hair turn into a sopping wet mess after I get in th...
by Tuddy
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Why I haven't been riding...
Replies: 24
Views: 841

Why I haven't been riding...

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This is all in Celsius, so converted to Fahrenheit, the temps ranged from -15°F to -53°F.

And while today is a balmy -27°F, we also have winds that are 25mph gusting to 44mph.

Winter has been a slice, I tell ya. Someday, I will be warm. Someday....
by Tuddy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: March & April Goals and Progress
Replies: 213
Views: 6172

March & April Goals and Progress

Good Bye February and Good Riddance to its weather! Here, in Saskatchewan, it was the coldest February in 83 years. (I heard that on the radio this morning.) Still supposed to be -40 tonight, but somehow it seems more bearable March 1st than when it was -40 on February 1st.... What have all got plan...
by Tuddy
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 140
Views: 6731

Re: Accountability

Weekly check in - I have been to the gym every day this week, starting to get the feel for the diet choices - what makes me all puffy, what hurts my tummy, what is soothing to my stomach, etc. When I ate garbage food, I would eat it and feel gross, and then not eat anything good for me. So, it would...
by Tuddy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 140
Views: 6731

Re: Accountability

I am trying hard not to overdo it, but I have had a pretty good week! Diet is cleaned up - haven't had any refined sugar except gum or a breath mint, more veggies in my diet, backed off on all the unnecessary carbs, added more protein, all I do is pee, because I've upped my water intake and decrease...
by Tuddy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

oh ughs, Hot4spots, that's frustrating. If you can't find a rider that will truly give you peace of mind while you're on vacation, might be worth taking the option of a temporary place that can give him enough turnout. The last few days have been stressful for me and MM. She got her spring vaccines...
by Tuddy
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

The weather is finally supposed to break this week - I have a lesson Friday! Thank goodness, I was about ready to go mental.
by Tuddy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

I just checked my current weather - it is -30°F. When you add the wind chill factor, it is -51°F. But, the weather is going to smarten up because all the horses were acting like feral a**holes last night at feeding time. Running and bucking and snorting. My daughters old QH thought he should run by ...
by Tuddy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where to recycle large plastic bedding bags?
Replies: 10
Views: 426

Re: Where to recycle large plastic bedding bags?

If you are in a farming community, try the places where people buy bulk fertilizer and pesticide and weed control spray for their crops. Those places usually have a huge plastic recycling program where the plastic tubs the spray comes in can be safely washed out and recycled.
by Tuddy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Barre classes
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Barre classes

Literally - just after I posted this, my work place sent out an email to staff that the health and wellness department is now offering free barre classes. So I signed up!
by Tuddy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 140
Views: 6731

Re: Accountability

I'm sorry about your shoulder! Happy birthday....! thanks for the update Thanks! The thing about my shoulder is that I need to get back to the gym to strengthen it, which will help tremendously. So back to yoga on Thursday, and I have my pole class tonight. I have packed my gym bag, and have restoc...
by Tuddy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

I am getting no where with riding this month. I rode once last month and then it turned into the arctic out here on the prairies. In fact, I think the arctic is warmer than my place right now. We have been under an "Extreme Cold Warning" for the past couple of weeks, with last week dipping...
by Tuddy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Accountability
Replies: 140
Views: 6731

Re: Accountability

how is everyone doing? Horrible, but thanks for asking! Ha ha! I was in such a funk after Christmas, and my shoulder still hurts, but I am slowly, so slowly, getting back to my routine. Last week was my birthday week and my work family absolutely spoiled me...which in turn mixed me and my body all ...
by Tuddy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Barre classes
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Barre classes

My pole fitness studio offers these classes. I have taken a couple, and they are super fun!
by Tuddy
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

Ryeissa wrote:-50F windchill.
Send help. And carrots.


Oh gawd, sorry to hear! We are currently on a break in the weather ... for now, cold snap coming back on Monday.

STAY WARM!
by Tuddy
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Gnarly feet
Replies: 14
Views: 716

Re: Gnarly feet

Can a podiatrist shave off or buff the calluses? One thing you can do, is call your local medical clinic and see if they can give you the name of a clinic where people with diabetes go to get their feet done. I work with a girl that lives with another girl who does this, she actually is part of our...
by Tuddy
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: It’s 14 below zero
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: It’s 14 below zero

Heat wave! It’s a tropical 3 ABOVE zero. The horses have been inside for 3 days. They will go out today. I haven’t seen Miss A in over a week. Rachel will ride her tonight to get the sillies out before my lesson tomorrow. Same here! It is currently 19°F right now ---- but we will be back to highs o...
by Tuddy
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

Ryeissa wrote:I hope to be back riding soon, forty below F windchill and snow. Otherwise things previously have been going well.


That is what we are dealing with too.... yesterday was wind, today is -43. Even though, I would rather have the cold, than that wind, man that was unbearable!
by Tuddy
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Gnarly feet
Replies: 14
Views: 716

Re: Gnarly feet

PaulaO wrote:Bag Balm and socks at night.



This ^^^^

I suffer from this as well, I have been using the O'Keefe's brand of foot cream, and socks at night. It has help tremendously!
by Tuddy
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals
Replies: 201
Views: 8041

Re: 2019 and Jan/Feb goals

Starting off 2019 slow but this is what I have jotted down so far: * I am hoping to start lessons this month, just waiting to hear back from my coach as to what days/times are available. * I have a saddle fitter coming out to my place on Sunday to do tracings of both Yonka and Tuddy so that I can t...
by Tuddy
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: It’s 14 below zero
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: It’s 14 below zero

We are under an extreme cold warning. -41 degrees with the windchill. I am over winter. Over it! RRRR! On another note - my hairy Canadians are shedding.... is this a sign of spring?
by Tuddy
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Crockpot Lasagna
Replies: 9
Views: 505

Re: Crockpot Lasagna

No no no no no. The Italian in me refuses to even picture anything called "crockpot lasagna". Just call it Italian Mash or something. I also refuse to eat pizza with pineapple. That is just plain wrong. I love pineapple on my pizza! Lol! But upon discussion with my daughter, we have come ...
by Tuddy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Crockpot Lasagna
Replies: 9
Views: 505

Re: Crockpot Lasagna

It turned out fine! The only thing I will change next time, is the noodles. The gluten free noodles I used were flat, and lasagna noodles need to be wavy! Lol! I will used gluten free penne noodles, and just lay them flat per layer.
by Tuddy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Crockpot Lasagna
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Crockpot Lasagna

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a56239/crock-pot-lasagna-recipe I am attempting this... but I altered it a bit. I used gluten free noodles, a bag of italiano cheese instead of straight mozzarella, upped the Italian seasoning and probably used 1.5 lbs of ground beef. Instead of tr...
by Tuddy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Crockpot Lasagna
Replies: 9
Views: 505

Crockpot Lasagna

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a56239/crock-pot-lasagna-recipe I am attempting this... but I altered it a bit. I used gluten free noodles, a bag of italiano cheese instead of straight mozzarella, upped the Italian seasoning and probably used 1.5 lbs of ground beef. Instead of tr...
by Tuddy
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Slow Cooker Chicken Soup?
Replies: 6
Views: 367

Re: Slow Cooker Chicken Soup?

Personally, I never like making meat from raw in the slow cooker. I feel it just boils it. If I do stews, chilis, I always brown the meat first. I am not a fan of soups in the slow cooker at all. If I am making pulled/shredded beef or pork, then you aren't using enough liquid to boil it, so I works ...

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