Archives for February, 2017

Up to 46% off on selected beef treats

From February 24th through March 2nd, you can save up to 46% off on selected beef treats

**Grass-fed Moo!Angus beef Achilles Tendons (3-pack)

 Grass-fed Moo! Angus Beef Achilles Tendons (3-Pack) made in Argentina.

These are made from Grass-fed Angus beef that received No antibiotic,No growth hormone in their life.

Due to natural treats,thickness of the each treats can vary.

**Grass-fed Moo!Angus beef Braided Taffy sticks 11″-12

Grass-fed Moo!Angus Beef Braided Taffy Sticks 11″-12″  made in Argentina.

These are made from Grass-fed beef that received No antibiotic,No growth hormone in their life.

Since gullet is great natural source of Glucosamine,it is especially great for Arthritis dogs.

Due to natural dog treats,thickness of each treats can vary.

** Grass-fed Moo! Angus Beef Taffy Bites 8 oz

Grass-fed Angus Beef Taffy Bites 8 oz made in Argentina.

These are made from Grass-fed beef that received No antibiotic,No growth hormone in their life.

Since gullet is great natural source of Glucosamine,it is especially great for Arthritis dogs.

This Taffy bites have various taffy treats in one package (taffy chips, sticks, bones, springs, bully rolls, taffy wrapped trachea, etc.) for your dog to enjoy variety of taffy treats in one bag. Numbers of treats in one package can vary.Weight of the each bag is 8 oz.

Each piece in the package is bite size pieces anywhere from 2″ to 5″ or 6″. They are great as small snack/chew for dogs.

Due to natural treats,thickness of the each treats can vary.


** Bulk treats of the month & K9 Foodie Mystery Bag**

Dogs love to enjoy variety of treats.

For them, we have created some variety treat bag made with wide variety of protein source.

Variety bag is the great way to explore variety of treats doggie buffet style.

For those who loves bully sticks, we have created Odor free bully sticks variety set so your dog can enjoy variety of odor free bully sticks

For those who loves to stock up your dog’s favorite single treat budget friendly way, we have created smaller bulk with free shipping deal.

For those who would love to have fun with mystery treat bag, we have Palette’s K9 Foodie mystery bag deal.

Your dog will love you even more for the new yummy treats!

And yes, we have one mystery gift bag for dog lovers too. They are great as gift.

We have variety of treat set/gift set for everyone.Enjoy treat hunt!

Here are some example menu.

**Odor free bully sticks 6″ variety set A free shipping $87.82

** 5″- 6″ Everything bully stick Bag-Ships Free $12.68

**Odor free bully sticks 6″ variety set C Free Shipping $26.78

*** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery bag  ***

** Palette’s k9 Foodie Mystery Bag Beef Deluxe $39.45

** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery variety gift bag $39.45

** You can get Free shipping with order over $100 (No coupon code required.)

If you use coupon code for other promotion such as 10% off coupon code, the subtotal after coupon was applied must be over $100. Shipping fee, sales tax excluded.

** Starting Jan 2014,all Free shipping orders has been shipped by Retail Ground (Formally known as standard post) or lowest cost shipping method unless your order include Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen brand biscuits or Jerky.

** Starting from October 8th Saturday, we will no longer offer snack Saturday program.

*** Shipping schedule ***

If your order contains our brand of biscuits and Jerky, it will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday to make sure our products would arrive at your door fresh.This applies to all postal zones.

All orders (Free shipping or paid shipping) without our brand of biscuits and jerky to postal code 5-9 (IL to west, AK,HI,FL) from our zip code 22501,will be shipped via first class parcel or retail ground method unless it contains our brand of our biscuits or Jerky and orders will be shipped Monday through Wednesday.

Paid shipping order weighing more than 12 oz without our brand of biscuits and Jerky to postal zone 1-4 from our zip code 22501, and free shipping order weighing more than 12 oz to postal zone 1-4 without our brand of biscuits and Jerky will be shipped Monday through Friday.

Orders to postal zone 1-4 and those weight of order including shipping envelope or box less than 12 oz will be shipped via first class parcel and which case, order will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.If orders is weighing more than 12 oz or if orders contain our brand of biscuits or Jerky will be shipped by priority mail from Monday through Friday.

Orders will be shipped via USPS. For customer in zone 1-4 from us in VA, orders will be shipped by either first class parcel (less than 12 oz including shipping envelop or box) or priority mail (more than 12 oz weight). For customers living in zone 5 to west (Chicago to west coast,FL,HI,AK), order will be shipped by first class parcel or retail ground unless orders contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky.

When orders going to zone 5 – 8 had made to order biscuits /Jerky in them, order will be shipped via first class parcel or priority mail.And those will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.

We prefer priority mail or first class parcel method if your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky since they are made with fresh ingredients without preservatives, and not like other pre made biscuits or Jerky treats.

USPS does not offer retail ground service to the area zone 1 to 4 from us.

*** Flat rate shipping rate***

You will see the flat rate shipping charge during the checkout

Charge is fixed flat fee.

$0 to $99.99 (after all discount applied) is at $7.99

$100.00 and over is Free shipping. Items will be shipped via USPS.

Zone 1-zone 4 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or priority mail

Zone 5-zone 8 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or retail ground. However, when the order weigh more than 13 oz and your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky which requires faster shipping method, it will be shipped via priority mail.

You can check the postal zone for your area by visiting USPS site here.

Click on Get Zone for ZIP Code Pair tab and then enter our zip code 22501 on Origin ZIP Code, enter your zip code for Destination ZIP Code and hit the “Get zone” button to see the zone number for your area.

** Starting Jan 20th,2016, We no longer offer the complementary treats with order

** We accept only US order,no international order please.

**If you become a fan of our Facebook page,you can get “Fan only” offer,and discounts.

Please find “Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen” on Facebook.

** Sign up for our e-newsletter to save on your pet treats. When you first sign up for our e-newsletter, you will receive 12% off coupon code in your welcome e-mail to use for your next order.

Sign up form can be found here

To visit our store,please click here or paste and copy the link below into your browser.

http://yassysgdk.com/main.sc

Feb 24, 2017 | 0 | Yassy's Gourmet Dog Kitchen

Japanese temple

Japan has many shrines and temples throughout the country. It is said that there are more than 80.000 shrines and temples in Japan.

For example, western part of main island called “Kyoto” prefecture alone got more than 2,000 shrines and temples.

If you are into history, especially Japanese history, kyoto is the very good place to visit.

Temples in Japan..

Temple houses Buddhist statues,which people pray to,especially during bon festival (mid August) or equinox week when people visit their ancestors’ graves.

People also visit temples on New Year’s Day to wish for happiness and health in the coming new year.

Temples have facilities for training the monks, as well as for housing and feeding them.

The Buddhism was introduced from China around 6th century and, Prince Shotoku Taishi has accepted it, and implemented it into his government systems.

According to Wikipedia website, “A legend claims that when Bodhidharma came to Japan, he met with Prince Shōtoku whilst under the guise of a starving beggar. The Prince asked the beggar to identify himself, but the man did not reply. Instead of going ahead, Shōtoku gave him food, drink, and covered him with his purple garment, telling him to “lie in peace”. The Prince then sang for the starving man.”

“The second day, the Prince sent a messenger to the starving man, but he was already dead. Hereupon, Shōtoku was greatly grieved and ordered his burial. Shōtoku later thought the man was no ordinary man for sure, and sending another messenger, discovered the earth had not been disturbed. On opening the tomb there was no body inside, and the Prince’s purple garment lay folded on the coffin. The Prince then sent another messenger to claim the garment, and he continued to wear it just as before. Struck by awe, the people praised the Prince “How true it is that a sage knoweth a sage.” This legend is linked with the temple of Daruma-dera in Ōji, Nara, where a stone stupa was found underground, which is exceedingly rare.”

Prince Shotoku Taishi is known as founder for 17 article constitution.

You can read the 17 article constitution in PDF file here.

Article 1 says “Harmony should be valued and quarrels should be avoided.When superiors are in harmony with each other and inferiors are friendly, then affairs are discussed quietly and the right view of matters prevails”

This article #1 especially is valued and being taught in Japan as common moral, and it is our trait.

Our culture value “wa;Harmony”, and it is coming from Prince Shotoku Taishi. Japanese laws, rules, customs and manners tend to go out of their way to avoid conflict.

Good example might be, Honne (True feeling) vs Tatemae (Public face feeling).

Japanese society expects people to hide their true feelings in many circumstances in order to be polite.

More on Honne vs Tatemae at Japan talk website here.

Also you can read more on it at ufl website here.

More on “Wa” at PBS website here.

Temple layout..

Buddhist temple complexes consist of a number of structures arranged according to certain concepts or guidelines.

When you visit temple, first, you go through chumon;the gate located in the center.

Normally, if you walk through the gate and go straight, the building all the way back is the building called “Kodo”,which is the place to study Buddhism.

This Kodo is connected to library called “Kyozo”.This library keeps sutras.

That Kodo and the gate, Chumon, is connected by corridor called “Kairo” and it extends to east and west and then turn to north to connects with Kodo.

Inside the temple land, you will find “shoro”;bell tower, in front of kodo building at one side corner.

Then you would see “Gojyu no tou”; Five storied tower.

The closets to the gate, you will find Kondo; building where budhhist statues are kept.

Many Buddha statues are inside the building but one in Kamakura is kept in an open field because of fire they have experienced long time ago.

The temple is called “kotokuin”.You can see the big buddha in the wide open field. Here is the official website in English for you to read more on the temple.It might be interesting place for you to visit.

Buddhist statues..

Besides nyorai and bosatsu, there are also the myoo/tembu style of Buddhist statues.

The statues are usually made from metal or from wood.

Nyorai depicts the Buddha after retiring into religion, so it is not adorned with personal ornaments.

The statue’s background material is called kohai (Halo), and the statue wear the robes called “Noe”.

Then, the statue is sitting on lotus petals called “Rengeza”.

Bosatsu depicts Buddha before retiring into religion so it is adorned with many personal ornaments.

Bosatsu statue would have water container called ” Suibyo”, and also wearing scarf called “Tenne”.

If you have a chance to visit Kyoto in Japan, Kiyomizu temple is the great place to visit.

Feb 22, 2017 | 0 | Japan

Up to 30 % off on Lamb treats

From February 17th through 23rd, you can save up to 30% off on lamb treats

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President’s day week 4 days only offer

Enter PD17 for 15% off your order during Friday February 17th through 20th Monday.

The code cannot be combined.

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** Puffed USA Lamb ear

Puffed USA Lamb ears made in USA.

This American Lamb ear is soft texture, and it has been one of our k9 executive chef “Palette’s favorite chew since when she was a puppy. She still get this old time favorite chew as jackpot treat sometimes.

puffed USA lamb ear

**Free-range American Lamb Trachea 5″- 10″

Free Range American Lamb Trachea made in USA.

Trachea provides natural Glucosamine and, it is especially great for Arthritis dogs. This treat is crunchy,and great snack for dogs.

** Bulk treats of the month & K9 Foodie Mystery Bag**

Dogs love to enjoy variety of treats.

For them, we have created some variety treat bag made with wide variety of protein source.

Variety bag is the great way to explore variety of treats doggie buffet style.

For those who loves bully sticks, we have created Odor free bully sticks variety set so your dog can enjoy variety of odor free bully sticks

For those who loves to stock up your dog’s favorite single treat budget friendly way, we have created smaller bulk with free shipping deal.

For those who would love to have fun with mystery treat bag, we have Palette’s K9 Foodie mystery bag deal.

Your dog will love you even more for the new yummy treats!

And yes, we have one mystery gift bag for dog lovers too. They are great as gift.

We have variety of treat set/gift set for everyone.Enjoy treat hunt!

Here are some example menu.

**Odor free bully sticks 6″ variety set A free shipping $87.82

** 5″- 6″ Everything bully stick Bag-Ships Free $12.68

**Odor free bully sticks 6″ variety set C Free Shipping $26.78

*** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery bag  ***

** Palette’s k9 Foodie Mystery Bag Beef Deluxe $39.45

** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery variety gift bag $39.45

** You can get Free shipping with order over $100 (No coupon code required.)

If you use coupon code for other promotion such as 10% off coupon code, the subtotal after coupon was applied must be over $100. Shipping fee, sales tax excluded.

** Starting Jan 2014,all Free shipping orders has been shipped by Retail Ground (Formally known as standard post) or lowest cost shipping method unless your order include Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen brand biscuits or Jerky.

** Starting from October 8th Saturday, we will no longer offer snack Saturday program.

*** Shipping schedule ***

If your order contains our brand of biscuits and Jerky, it will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday to make sure our products would arrive at your door fresh.This applies to all postal zones.

All orders (Free shipping or paid shipping) without our brand of biscuits and jerky to postal code 5-9 (IL to west, AK,HI,FL) from our zip code 22501,will be shipped via first class parcel or retail ground method unless it contains our brand of our biscuits or Jerky and orders will be shipped Monday through Wednesday.

Paid shipping order weighing more than 12 oz without our brand of biscuits and Jerky to postal zone 1-4 from our zip code 22501, and free shipping order weighing more than 12 oz to postal zone 1-4 without our brand of biscuits and Jerky will be shipped Monday through Friday.

Orders to postal zone 1-4 and those weight of order including shipping envelope or box less than 12 oz will be shipped via first class parcel and which case, order will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.If orders is weighing more than 12 oz or if orders contain our brand of biscuits or Jerky will be shipped by priority mail from Monday through Friday.

Orders will be shipped via USPS. For customer in zone 1-4 from us in VA, orders will be shipped by either first class parcel (less than 12 oz including shipping envelop or box) or priority mail (more than 12 oz weight). For customers living in zone 5 to west (Chicago to west coast,FL,HI,AK), order will be shipped by first class parcel or retail ground unless orders contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky.

When orders going to zone 5 – 8 had made to order biscuits /Jerky in them, order will be shipped via first class parcel or priority mail.And those will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.

We prefer priority mail or first class parcel method if your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky since they are made with fresh ingredients without preservatives, and not like other pre made biscuits or Jerky treats.

USPS does not offer retail ground service to the area zone 1 to 4 from us.

*** Flat rate shipping rate***

You will see the flat rate shipping charge during the checkout

Charge is fixed flat fee.

$0 to $99.99 (after all discount applied) is at $7.99

$100.00 and over is Free shipping. Items will be shipped via USPS.

Zone 1-zone 4 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or priority mail

Zone 5-zone 8 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or retail ground. However, when the order weigh more than 13 oz and your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky which requires faster shipping method, it will be shipped via priority mail.

You can check the postal zone for your area by visiting USPS site here.

Click on Get Zone for ZIP Code Pair tab and then enter our zip code 22501 on Origin ZIP Code, enter your zip code for Destination ZIP Code and hit the “Get zone” button to see the zone number for your area.

** Starting Jan 20th,2016, We no longer offer the complementary treats with order

** We accept only US order,no international order please.

**If you become a fan of our Facebook page,you can get “Fan only” offer,and discounts.

Please find “Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen” on Facebook.

** Sign up for our e-newsletter to save on your pet treats. When you first sign up for our e-newsletter, you will receive 12% off coupon code in your welcome e-mail to use for your next order.

Sign up form can be found here

To visit our store,please click here or paste and copy the link below into your browser.

http://yassysgdk.com/main.sc

Feb 17, 2017 | 0 | Yassy's Gourmet Dog Kitchen

Up to 30% off on selected beef treats

From February 10th through 16th, you can save up to 30% off on selected beef treats

**Grass-fed Moo! Angus Beef Twisted Taffy Sticks 11″-12″ (2-pk)

Grass-fed Moo! Angus Beef Twisted Taffy Sticks 11″-12″ (2 sticks-pack) made in Argentina.

These are made from Grass-fed Angus beef that received No antibiotic,No growth hormone in their life.

Since gullet is great natural source of Glucosamine,it is especially great for Arthritis dogs.

Due to natural treats,thickness of the each treats can vary.
Moo Taffy Twists 11-12 inch

**Grass-fed Moo!Angus beef Taffy sticks 5″-6″ 8 oz

Grass-fed Moo!Angus beef Taffy sticks 5″-6″ 8 oz made in Argentina.

These are made from Grass-fed beef that received No antibiotic,No growth hormone in their life.

Since gullet is great natural source of Glucosamine,it is especially great for Arthritis dogs.

Due to natural dog treats,thickness of each treats can vary.

** Grass-fed Moo!Odor Free Bully Sticks “Monster” 5″-6″

Grass-fed Moo! Odor Free Bully Sticks “Monster” 5″-6″  made in Argentina.

These are made from Grass-fed beef that received No antibiotic,No growth hormone in their life.

Due to natural treats,thickness of the each treats can vary.


** Bulk treats of the month & K9 Foodie Mystery Bag**

Dogs love to enjoy variety of treats.

For them, we have created some variety treat bag made with wide variety of protein source.

Variety bag is the great way to explore variety of treats doggie buffet style.

For those who loves bully sticks, we have created Odor free bully sticks variety set so your dog can enjoy variety of odor free bully sticks

For those who loves to stock up your dog’s favorite single treat budget friendly way, we have created smaller bulk with free shipping deal.

For those who would love to have fun with mystery treat bag, we have Palette’s K9 Foodie mystery bag deal.

Your dog will love you even more for the new yummy treats!

And yes, we have one mystery gift bag for dog lovers too. They are great as gift.

We have variety of treat set/gift set for everyone.Enjoy treat hunt!

Here are some example menu.

**Odor free bully sticks 6″ variety set A free shipping $87.82

** 5″- 6″ Everything bully stick Bag-Ships Free $12.68

**Odor free bully sticks 6″ variety set C Free Shipping $26.78

*** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery bag  ***

** Palette’s k9 Foodie Mystery Bag Beef Deluxe $39.45

** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery variety gift bag $39.45

** You can get Free shipping with order over $100 (No coupon code required.)

If you use coupon code for other promotion such as 10% off coupon code, the subtotal after coupon was applied must be over $100. Shipping fee, sales tax excluded.

** Starting Jan 2014,all Free shipping orders has been shipped by Retail Ground (Formally known as standard post) or lowest cost shipping method unless your order include Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen brand biscuits or Jerky.

** Starting from October 8th Saturday, we will no longer offer snack Saturday program.

*** Shipping schedule ***

If your order contains our brand of biscuits and Jerky, it will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday to make sure our products would arrive at your door fresh.This applies to all postal zones.

All orders (Free shipping or paid shipping) without our brand of biscuits and jerky to postal code 5-9 (IL to west, AK,HI,FL) from our zip code 22501,will be shipped via first class parcel or retail ground method unless it contains our brand of our biscuits or Jerky and orders will be shipped Monday through Wednesday.

Paid shipping order weighing more than 12 oz without our brand of biscuits and Jerky to postal zone 1-4 from our zip code 22501, and free shipping order weighing more than 12 oz to postal zone 1-4 without our brand of biscuits and Jerky will be shipped Monday through Friday.

Orders to postal zone 1-4 and those weight of order including shipping envelope or box less than 12 oz will be shipped via first class parcel and which case, order will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.If orders is weighing more than 12 oz or if orders contain our brand of biscuits or Jerky will be shipped by priority mail from Monday through Friday.

Orders will be shipped via USPS. For customer in zone 1-4 from us in VA, orders will be shipped by either first class parcel (less than 12 oz including shipping envelop or box) or priority mail (more than 12 oz weight). For customers living in zone 5 to west (Chicago to west coast,FL,HI,AK), order will be shipped by first class parcel or retail ground unless orders contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky.

When orders going to zone 5 – 8 had made to order biscuits /Jerky in them, order will be shipped via first class parcel or priority mail.And those will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.

We prefer priority mail or first class parcel method if your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky since they are made with fresh ingredients without preservatives, and not like other pre made biscuits or Jerky treats.

USPS does not offer retail ground service to the area zone 1 to 4 from us.

*** Flat rate shipping rate***

You will see the flat rate shipping charge during the checkout

Charge is fixed flat fee.

$0 to $99.99 (after all discount applied) is at $7.99

$100.00 and over is Free shipping. Items will be shipped via USPS.

Zone 1-zone 4 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or priority mail

Zone 5-zone 8 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or retail ground. However, when the order weigh more than 13 oz and your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky which requires faster shipping method, it will be shipped via priority mail.

You can check the postal zone for your area by visiting USPS site here.

Click on Get Zone for ZIP Code Pair tab and then enter our zip code 22501 on Origin ZIP Code, enter your zip code for Destination ZIP Code and hit the “Get zone” button to see the zone number for your area.

** Starting Jan 20th,2016, We no longer offer the complementary treats with order

** We accept only US order,no international order please.

**If you become a fan of our Facebook page,you can get “Fan only” offer,and discounts.

Please find “Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen” on Facebook.

** Sign up for our e-newsletter to save on your pet treats. When you first sign up for our e-newsletter, you will receive 12% off coupon code in your welcome e-mail to use for your next order.

Sign up form can be found here

To visit our store,please click here or paste and copy the link below into your browser.

http://yassysgdk.com/main.sc

Feb 10, 2017 | 0 | Yassy's Gourmet Dog Kitchen

Yassy’s Note: Liam’s first year; Day 55 – Day 61

In the previous entry titled “Yassy’s note: Liam in NICU;day 8- day 14“, I wrote Liam came to our family about 3 weeks early (36 weeks and 2 days) and he has spent next 3 weeks in NICU.

He was tiny little baby; 18″ tall, weighing 5 lb 6 oz…

Already 1 month plus have passed, almost 2 month since the day he got discharged from the hospital.

Day 55..

My personal choice of clothe was creeper style clothe then, but on the day 55,  I changed him into bodysuit with short sleeve.

I thought maybe he will be cold for the bottom a bit,and I let him wear the short pants. The pants looked a bit too long for him but it made him look cuter anyway so, I did not mind.

When he was hold in my husband’s arms, he made ultra man pause:-)

Liam 55 days old…

He says “I want to be looked cool like my daddy!”,lol.

On the day 53, Liam had surgery, and he had to stay at the hospital over night. During the stay, hospital provided diapers to us.

That hospital has provided Pumpers diaper. It was soft in texture and somewhat thinner than the Huggies diaper that we were familiar with but, it leaked and I did not care for them.

We use Huggies for tape style diaper because it is not as soft as Pumpers material but it holds urine/poo in place and looks like absorbing better and, rarely had leaking accident.

When it comes to pull up diaper which our son is now wearing, I prefer pumpers’ Easy Up.

Material is soft, and sides on the waist is not rough material and looks much more comfortable than Huggies Pull up diapers.

My sister got 4 kids and youngest one is on diaper.All of her kids grew up with Pumpers.

The pumpers brand is very respected brand in Japan, and many people like them there.

Day 59; Liam practice lifting his head up…

We out him on tummy now and then so he can practice lifting up his head.

When he lift his heads up, I found myself cheering up so much.

Liam 59 day old.. practicing lifting his head up…

He had many stuff on his plate for surgeries and stuff, but I trusted him;he can overcome all the difficulty that comes to him with his strong will.

His middle name “TSUBASA” means that if he set the goal,he will make an effort and achieve that goal.

Basically, wish he has strong will to overcome the all the hard stuff in his life.

The name also means that with that effort,he can achieve the bigger thing and success in his life.

As a side note,I heard it also got the meaning of being independent. Japanese middle name sure seems to have good effect on him.

Day 59; Skyping with my parents..

My parents always are looking forward to meeting Liam every week over the skype and enjoy how much he grows.They smile whole time we talk over the skype.

When I was talking on the day 59, and was showing Liam, he was doing his Monkey toe;curling up his toes just like I do.

Looking how he was doing with his toe, mom said “Just like you and your father:-)”

I kind of inherited that thing from my father and I think it was passed to Liam:-) It is funny to see that something you do is what your son/daughter does.

When my grandmother is on skype, she always asks when we will be visiting them with him. She always claps her hands saying “cute,cute” looking at Liam but then a bit later, she starts crying because she misses me a lot.

With her, talking is a bit emotional, but I would like to go see my family back home with Liam in the near future again.

WE visited them last October and my grandmother was so happy. Time passed so fast and,I felt it was a short trip to Japan.

At day 59-60, personally, I did not plan to travel anywhere at least for a year,that include visiting my family in Japan or visiting my mother in law (12 hrs drive away/1.5 hrs fight away) considering Liam being premature baby, and I wanted to be extra cautious as to where we take him to,when to take him to.

He would have been easy to catch something and I thought it would be better away from the general public a while.

Even at the hospital, at ER we went the other day, Liam was lead to the area where no other person was waiting because nurse thought it will be better for him to be away from the general public.

Also,when Liam was at NICU, every time we talk to NICU staff or nurse at hospital they reminded us to wash hands thoroughly before touching Liam because premature baby’s immune system is lower and that, if you were sick,then, it is better off not being around him. They seemed to be extra careful with him because of he being born early.

Looking back at his old pictures and videos, I feel Liam has grown up so much. He overcame a lot of things.

Time really seems to pass so fast with baby..

Stay tuned for more Liam’s story.

Feb 08, 2017 | 0 | parenting

Up to 15% off on selected buffalo treats

From February 3rd through 9th, you can save up to 15% on selected Buffalo treats

** Buffalo liver Baguette biscuits;Grass-fed Buffalo liver biscuits<4 oz>

baguette biscuits
This is our buffalo liver biscuits with a little exotic twist using fully grass-fed buffalo liver.

Biscuits will be made to order,freshly baked before shipping time. All will be vacuum-packed to seal-in the freshness.

Let’s watch our K9 executive chef “Palette” in action with taste testing Baguette biscuits.

If you are a blog subscriber, please click here to watch the video.

Palette and Baguette biscuits..

You can read/watch more on Baguette biscuits in the entry titled “Palette’s note: Baguette biscuits”. Please click here to read the entry.

**Surf Turf Jerky 1 oz

Surf Turf Jerky is made with American fully grass-fed buffalo meat with wild-caught salmon with skin on. We do not use the grass-fed buffalo meat with grain finished.

th_Surf turf jerky

You can read more on Surf Turf Jerky in the taste testing entry titled “Palette’s note:Surf Turf Jerky”. Please click here to read the entry.

Surf Turf Jerky will be made to order approx. 16 hrs before shipping time,and we offer freshest Jerky on the market.

Please store this Jerky in freezer for longer shelf life in your air-tight zip bag after receiving your order.

Surf Turf Jerky is lab tested,and registered with department of agriculture.

** Buffalo liver Cake Biscotti 6 oz

Inspired by our dog Palette’s love of yogurt,we came up with this very first original crunchy yogurt liver cake that are baked crunchy to pawfection.

We use fully grass-fed American Buffalo liver.We do not use the grass-fed buffalo liver with grain finished.

Liver in general is very nutritious for dogs;high in Vitamin A,good source of vitamin B, Iron, zinc, manganese, copper, selenium.Grass-fed meat has higher amount of omega3(good for skin and coat),high in protein and low in fat compare to commercial meat.

Please store this Biscotti in freezer for longer shelf life in your air-tight zip bag after receiving your order.

** Bulk treats of the month & K9 Foodie Mystery Bag**

Here are some example menu.

** 5″- 6″ Everything bully stick Bag-Ships Free $12.68

** Natural Deer Antler M size 5 count $48.97

** Grass-fed Moo!Junior Bully Skin Twists 6″ (1 oz),7 packages- Free shipping $22.64

*** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery bag ***

** Palette’s k9 Foodie Mystery Bag Beef Deluxe $39.45

** Palette’s K9 Foodie Mystery variety gift bag $39.45

** You can get Free shipping with order over $100 (No coupon code required.)

If you use coupon code for other promotion such as 10% off coupon code, the subtotal after coupon was applied must be over $100. Shipping fee, sales tax excluded.

** Starting Jan 2014,all Free shipping orders has been shipped by Retail Ground (Formally known as standard post) or lowest cost shipping method unless your order include Yassy’s Gourmet Dog Kitchen brand biscuits or Jerky.

*** Shipping schedule ***

If your order contains our brand of biscuits and Jerky, it will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday to make sure our products would arrive at your door fresh.This applies to all postal zones.

All orders (Free shipping or paid shipping) without our brand of biscuits and jerky to postal code 5-9 (IL to west, AK,HI,FL) from our zip code 22501,will be shipped via first class parcel or retail ground method unless it contains our brand of our biscuits or Jerky and orders will be shipped Monday through Wednesday.

Paid shipping order weighing more than 12 oz without our brand of biscuits and Jerky to postal zone 1-4 from our zip code 22501, and free shipping order weighing more than 12 oz to postal zone 1-4 without our brand of biscuits and Jerky will be shipped Monday through Friday.

Orders to postal zone 1-4 and those weight of order including shipping envelope or box less than 12 oz will be shipped via first class parcel and which case, order will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.If orders is weighing more than 12 oz or if orders contain our brand of biscuits or Jerky will be shipped by priority mail from Monday through Friday.

Orders will be shipped via USPS. For customer in zone 1-4 from us in VA, orders will be shipped by either first class parcel (less than 12 oz including shipping envelop or box) or priority mail (more than 12 oz weight). For customers living in zone 5 to west (Chicago to west coast,FL,HI,AK), order will be shipped by first class parcel or retail ground unless orders contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky.

When orders going to zone 5 – 8 had made to order biscuits /Jerky in them, order will be shipped via first class parcel or priority mail.And those will be shipped from Monday through Wednesday.

We prefer priority mail or first class parcel method if your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky since they are made with fresh ingredients without preservatives, and not like other pre made biscuits or Jerky treats.

USPS does not offer retail ground service to the area zone 1 to 4 from us.

*** Flat rate shipping rate***

You will see the flat rate shipping charge during the checkout

Charge is fixed flat fee.

$0 to $99.99 (after all discount applied) is at $7.99

$100.00 and over is Free shipping

Items will be shipped via USPS.

Zone 1-zone 4 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or priority mail

Zone 5-zone 8 from zip code 22501 will be shipped via either first class mail or retail ground. However, when the order weigh more than 13 oz and your order contains our brand of biscuits or Jerky which requires faster shipping method, it will be shipped via priority mail.

You can check the postal zone for your area by visiting USPS site here.

Click on Get Zone for ZIP Code Pair tab and then enter our zip code 22501 on Origin ZIP Code, enter your zip code for Destination ZIP Code and hit the “Get zone” button to see the zone number for your area.

** Starting Jan 20th,2016, We no longer offer the complementary treats with order

** We accept only US order,no international order please.

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