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Pet Care – What to Expect When She’s Expecting

Pet Care – What to Expect When She’s Expecting

A canine pregnancy lasts just 63 days, so there’s a great deal to expect within a short period of time. Behavior changes in the future mother usually begin as soon as she feels her pregnancy, but the biggest changes are evident after 45 days. The mammary glands will continue enlarging towards full capacity at about five days before she gives birth, with the presence of milk starting around two weeks before delivery. Puppy food is recommended for pregnant females, as well as vitamins and minerals, to make her strong and healthy. (more…)

Shrimp in Mushroom and Red Wine Reduction Sauce

Shrimp in Mushroom and Red Wine Reduction Sauce

Serves 2 Ingredients 12 medium to large shrimp, cleaned and peeled 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms ½ cup red wine ½ cup sweet cream 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 tablespoons butter ½

Recipe of The Month – Pineapple Flambé with Rum Sauce

Recipe of The Month – Pineapple Flambé with Rum Sauce

Serves 4 Ingredients 4 slices of fresh pineapple without the heart – about 1 inch thick 4 tablespoons butter 4 teaspoons vanilla 4 tablespoons brown sugar ½ cup rum, dark o

Recipe of The Month – Cocktails

Recipe of The Month – Cocktails

One serving each Piña Colada ½ cup chopped pineapple 1 ounce coconut cream 1 ounce evaporated milk 1½ ounces dark rum 1 cup of ice Mix all ingredients and blend on high fo

Recipe of The Month – Ceviche

Recipe of The Month – Ceviche

Serves 4 Ingredients 1- Filet of corvina or any other white, meaty fish ½ cup chopped onion ¼ cup chopped cilantro ½ cup chopped sweet pepper or bell pepper 1 cup fresh lem

Recipe of The Month – Caesar Salad Dressing

Recipe of The Month – Caesar Salad Dressing

Makes about 1 cup Ingredients ½ teaspoon anchovy paste ¼ teaspoon garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice ½ tablespoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon wor

Surf Science – The Importance of Swell Angle

Surf Science – The Importance of Swell Angle

Surfers love to create unrealistic expectations about waves we’ve yet to catch. (more…)

Spanish – Here’s Looking at You, Kid

Choosing words to express politeness is an interesting aspect of the Costa Rican persona. (more…)

Study of Yoga – Coming Home:  Tadasana

Study of Yoga – Coming Home: Tadasana

.. maybe small movements of the arms, small backand-forth movements in the spine, hips or other joints – until it feels like everything is just right. (more…)

Photo Tips – ISO – What You Need to Know

Photo Tips – ISO – What You Need to Know

Though the light was low for this sunrise shot of a beach in the Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, I was working from a tripod. I used a low ISO value of 50. As a rule of thumb, always try to use the lowest ISO possible. (more…)

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