Organic treats make for sweet rewards
Are you nervous about what to feed your dogs? Well, Marilyn Hikida, founder of Barking Baby, a designer line of couture pooch apparel, is and recent events prompted the research and development of Barking Baby Bites. After all, Baby, the company’s miniature white spokesdog, needs her treats.
Barking Baby Bites, which retails for $9 for an 8-ounce bag, is 100-percent organic, is USDA certified and carry the Certified Organic Quality Assurance International seal of approval. There are no preservatives, additives, chemicals or artificial dyes used in the making of the product. Barking Baby Bites is of human-grade quality, with recipes developed by a French chef.
Furthermore, the treats are wheat and corn gluten-free, and do not contain rice protein. Flavors include peanut butter, carrot and honey and sesame seed.
Barking Baby Bites are available at Lush Puppy inside Mandalay Place, 740-2254.
Guide tackles domestic tasks, big and small
“About the House: How to Maintain, Repair, Upgrade and Enjoy Your Home” by Henri de Marne is designed for the do-it-yourselfer on a mission.
Complete with photographs, diagrams and drawings, the guide walks readers through small electrical and plumbing repairs, providing definitions and uses for the tools needed to do the job. The book is organized into sections associated with the various structures of the house, and individual chapters delve into the specifics. Every page is filled with education and advice, along with plenty of shortcuts and tips on subjects such as water and moisture problems, mold and mildew, roof vegetation, leaky gutters, decayed siding, noisy plumbing, heating and cooling systems, fixtures, appliances, flooring and more.
Author de Marne is among America’s best-known and most-trusted home repair experts. His nationally syndicated newspaper column, “First Aid for the Ailing House,” has helped readers find solutions to everyday household problems for more than 30 years.
“How to Maintain” by Upper Access Inc. Book Publishers retails for $16.95 and is available at all major book stores.