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Shopping Around the World with Shoko and Kali

This month Bacon of PIglove fame wants a dessert.                                                    Mom and dad are not usually dessert peeps but mom found a recipe for Peach Ginger Compote that only takes 15 minutes to make and it is so simple I’d bet ya that if mom screws it up…..I’ll eat frog spit!  You got a deal Shoko and I know just the frog whose spit you can eat.

K, let’s get busy mom. There are mouses to catch and snakes to attack.

PEACH GINGER COMPOTE

Serves 8
Prep time 5 min.
Cook Time 15 min

INGREDIENTS:

2 cans Del Monte Sliced Peaches in heavy syrup( there is no heavy syrup in this town) or whole cling peaches, not drained.

 540 ml. in light juice syrup $2.88                                                             

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1Kg $1.87

1/4 cup cider vinegar

500 ml. $1.47                                                        

2 tblsps minced fresh ginger

$0.99 for 75 grams.                                                    

                                                           

DIRECTIONS:

Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan.  Bring to a boil over high heat.  Reduce heat to medium-high and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until liquid is slightly thickened and fruit begins to break apart.

Remove from heat and let cool slightly.  Using a potato masher, carefully mash peaches to desired texture.  Serve warm or at room temperature.                                                      

Mom has never cooked a Compote before and didn’t know you need something to put the Compote on like a shortcake or pound cake.  Dad was not impressed but ate it by itself anyway.  He liked it and is going to make pancakes for breakfast so he can put the Compote on.  If you noticed mom threw in a few raisins for eyes….many eyes. MOL                                                         

So, to clarify, this is an excellent topping for shortcakes, pancakes, French Toast or anything plain that needs some zip.  Definitely, not by itself.                                                   

You finished mom?  Thanks for stopping by for our Shopping Around the World.  Let’s play snake mom.                                 

Remember to have some shortcake for the Compote.                                                 

Review of The Tabcat Tracking System

 

We don’t do reviews as a rule but we found Loc8tor to be ahead of the pack with innovative ideas for tracking lost items.  Click on their name to see more of their history.

SHOKO…..BLACK
MOM….. MAROON

The package arrived in the mail a couple of days ago and what struck mom right away was the weight and compactness of the parcel.  The entire box weighed a pound.

Inside the box is;

1 Tabcat Handset
2 Lightweight Homing Tags
2 Splashproof Cases
Mini Tool To Open Tag                                                      
My curiosity was piqued.                                                 

I made sure mom handled it with care and I examined the Tabcat personally.

 

Shoko has volunteered to wear the Tabcat disc on her collar to show us how it works.                                                  

The Splashproof case matches my eyes.

The disc is ideal because I’ve rolled outside in my garden to see if dirt gets into the mechanism and it doesn’t. 

My thinking here is, we must wear the Tabcat disc everyday cause one never knows when one might get lost or where curiosity might take one.  So the disc should be able to stand up to everyday situations.

One thing that is making my fur itch is the possibility that the beeping may sound like a “clicker.”  I hate the “Clicker” with a passion that lies deep within me.  I hear a click and I leave the room as fast as my paws will carry me.  I don’t care if you have millions of treats with catnip on top…..I’m outta there!                                               Is the “Clicker” gone yet?

 

The sound is more of a beep than a click so I didn’t run away.  The range is 400 feet.

You can purchase the Tabcat at Amazon.com.  Simply click on Tabcat and be taken to the selection.

You can also purchase your monitor directly from the Tabcat Shop online.

 

 

The only suggestion that I have for Loc8tor is the button that starts the Tabcat on the right-hand side is in the identical location on the left-hand side for the sound.  So holding the Tabcat comfortably, one hand is on the start and the fingers are on the sound.  I would suggest making these buttons or one of them higher than the other for easier application.

We were not reimbursed in any way for this review.  Everything in this review is from Shoko and I, even the opinions are ours.  We enjoyed bringing this tracking device to your attention friends.

 

If you have any questions about the Tabcat and it’s functioning, put your questions in the comments and David Ansell from Tabcat will assist you with your inquiries. 

 

Thee Sunday Selfie with Shoko

 

Hi, friends, Kali here.  Shoko says she will perform the daunting task of taking her picture while closing her eyes and laughing like a fool  happily.                                                  Shoko’s preparing the camera.  You ready yet, Shoko?  Ready, Kali.                                              

I did it, Kali. I told Ya I could do it. The paw you can’t quite see did all the work.

Stop by The Cat On My Head’s blog and …hey, why not join us in a selfie of your own.                                                          

We have the purr factory going full tilt for all the peeps and furry ones in the path of Hurricane Irma. May the destruction be very little.                                                     

Sunday Selfies with Kali

The Cat On My Head is having their Sunday Selfie blog hop again this week and I just love it, 

 Here I am, ready to join my friends.                                                                                      You can see by my eyes I’m totally concentrating on my selfie.  Would you believe I’m breaking out in vapors from the tension? MOL

Please, try not to see the black gunk at the corners of my eyes….I had a snack of chicken deli meat and it gives me the markings because of my food allergy but it is so good!  I can put up with yucky eyes for awhile.

Have a surprising Sunday and be happy.                                                OK, maybe not quite this surprising but fun surprising.                                             

 

Nap Attacks!

♪ I was working in the nip patch one day ♪
  When he began walking this way
  His shoulders were like high-grade steel
  He stood there and his nails he started to peel
  He took me in his arms and I started to squeal
  At this thought I awoke with a start
  Crying “Buddy, don’t go breaking my heart!”♪

Oh hi there. I was just going to get up and help mom change the bed but it seems I fell asleep. MOL

My eyes felt like two lasers trying to  burn through nip.  I feel like a new fur ball now.  At least for a while.  Mew, mew

                                                           Mom just removed the chicken wire from the nip so it’s free once again.

Mom and I changed the bed and then I had a wee siesta in the duvet.                                                                          What else can a kitty do when it’s 32C or for you metric system deprived 90F.

 

Shoko and Kali’s Lucky Pot Pawty

Let’s move that table Kali so there’s room to dance and play, *herd of elephants*.  Crap it’s heavy Shoko!  I know but I couldn’t ask mom and dad to move it before they left. I guess not.

SHOKO…..BLACK
KALI…..ORANGE                                                                                       What kinda food should we put out Shoko?  That’s no biggie Kali….we’ll put out what we like for the cats, the others may be a bit more difficult but we’ll figure it out.                                                                           Chickens, roasted with powdered nip and silvervine  stuffing.  Geez databbiesotrouttowne are not going to be pleased with a berd around.  Well, it’s not alive or pecking at them and many of our pals love chicky.  We can’t please everyone Kali, I wish we could but we’re all different

We have a dish called Sashimi.  Sashimi is used to cleanse your palette  between different courses.                                                                        Salmon fresh from the Pacific.  We had some Sockeye Salmon filets shipped in from Prince Rupert to tempt the taste buds of the fishy fanatics like YOU.  hehe

We will grill the salmon to perfection  right in front of your eyes.  For those more daring we have salmon sushi.                                                                    Wow Shoko where did you get this stuff?  It’s delicious but we didn’t have any money.  Well, the chicky was in the freezer and the salmon was sent down to us from our friends in Rupert.  We don’t have any friends in Rupert Shoko. Do you hafta be so picky Kali?  Did you do something dishonest for it Shoks?  No, I got the salmon from the freezer too.  So, you’re just a big wind bag Shoko!  Nope,  these things are perfectWhere do you think mom and dad got the salmon?  Prince Rupert?  Exactly.

We have some Green Goblin drinks for all.  The main ingredient is nip and this nip is fermented…woohoo!                                                                              

Now when our pals bring their lucky pot dishes, we’ll have a tasty set up.  Why the name lucky pot?  The police will be alerted to our activities.  Let them be!  We’re lucky to have a pot of anything from our friends.  That’s what I mean.

Gracie lent us her favourite condo playground to play and have herd of elephant games.  It’s a massive tree.

I “borrowed” 2 diffusers to play. “Name That Stink.”                                                          What do our friends win if they guess the right stink, Shoko?  Ummm…I never thought of that Kali.  What toys do you have Kali?  Toys that don’t have teeth marks in them like mine? I got a wind up mouse but I slobber on my toys.  It’s rude to give a bitten or slobbered on toy.  I know!!  Remember those straws that mom found when she went out for coffee with her friend.  You mean the ones from Starbucks and Tim Horton’s?  Exactly!  There must be 70 of them there.  Mom goes out for coffee a lot.  Those can be take home prizes.                                                      Is Nellie coming Shoko?  She figures she can sneak away for a few hours but will be home when mom goes to visit.  Nellie wouldn’t say a word about our pawty to mom, I know it.  She is the Queen of The Cat From Hell so she won’t say ,”nip.”  She can get on her cell phone and let us know when mom’s coming home.  Then we can have everything shiny and new looking.

We’re ready for a pawty.                                                         May your light shine through
the haze of nipadoodle.                                                                                       

 

Sunday Selfie with Kali

The Cat On My Head is hosting the Selfie blog hop and it was my turn to show my stuff.  hehe  I sound so risqué.

KALI…..ORANGE                                                     catonheadbdMom has probably told you my food allergy has been acting up again.  I’ve been scratching my neck until there is a humongous bare spot on my neck.  Mom’s solution, tie Shoko’s bandana from Cat Scouts around my neck.  She also put me on hypoallergenic wet food. OMC….it’s the most disgusting food I’ve ever tasted!  Mom has discovered a way to get me to eat some though.  Now get this my buddies……she spoon feeds me. MOL  I have to put something in my mouth or I’d laugh myself silly.

kalibandana1See the black stuff at the corner of my eyes.  This is worse when my food allergy is acting up.

kalibandana
I’m almost getting where I like this bandana. I feel rather chic.

Go take a peek at the others posing for the selfies. Click on The Cat On My Head and pop over.

This is a special announcement for those living in California near Elk Snout…..Oh my…..I mean Elk Grove.

The public is invited to a book launch party at the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, 9080 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove CA on March 11, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. to celebrate the publication of Mrs. Odboddy Undercover Courier, Elaine Faber’s fifth cozy mystery/adventure novel.
Regular price: $16.00 Special book Launch price $10.00

. Refreshments will be served.                                                                                      mrs_odboddy_frontsmWe’d be there if we weren’t so far away.

Have a great day and stay warm.

                                                                                     sistersinarmswinter