Puppy Picks- Dog Bed Edition

I’m so excited to share my favorite dog beds today!  Bella and Minnie make beautiful models, don’t they?? Let’s start with a BIG dog bed- Bella’s favorite!  It’s a Bessie and Barney bagel bed. As you have probably done, we kept buying cheap dog beds from Costco or Petco, hoping they last for more than […]

Puppy Picks #2- The Tuffy Ultimate Gear Ring

In my first Puppy Pick post, I sure didn’t shy away for my love of the KONG! Well, today I’m sharing another of my favorites! My second Puppy Pick is from the Tuffie Toy Company!  This beauty is called the Ultimate Gear Ring and the pattern is red paws.  When I brought this home, Bella […]

Week in Review- October 31st, 2014

My week in review….Welcome back!  This week I’m going back to “Awesome vs. Awkward!” AWESOME – Trip to Iowa last weekend.  Here are a few of the events. Celebrating October Birthdays! (Grandpa 91, Sweet Pea 13, and Son #3 16) Mandarin Orange Cake! Steak dinner at Gma & Gpas house! Selfie with Grandma! Helping with […]

Puppy Picks- The Kong

Today starts a new series that I’m really excited to share!  Over the next year, I will be sharing some of my favorite dog toys, treats, beds and accessories! Today’s pick is one that I LOVE….The Kong!! I think it’s pretty common knowledge that our dogs need physical exercise and that’s easily remedied by going […]

Week in Review- September 12, 2014

Welcome back to my Week in Review!  Thanks for taking the time to stop by!! This week brought some travel!  We ventured to a resort called “Wilderness on the Lake” in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  Getting everyone’s schedule to work was quite a task, but we got the WHOLE family together and spent the whole weekend […]

Week in Review- August 1st, 2014

It’s August, can you believe it?? Summer here in Wisconsin seems to have only showed up for a few days.  I think we’ve only had 1 day that’s been over 90 degrees- that’s rare and I LOVE IT!   This girl had a dog sitting job for the weekend.  She played frisbee a million times […]

Week in Review- July 18th, 2014

What a week it has been! We had so much fun looking at model homes on Saturday!  Of course SweetPea came with us- she had to pick out “her bedroom” in each model home.  We’re gathering so many great ideas! Later in the afternoon on  Saturday,  SweetPea had a championship softball game.  The weather was […]

Week in Review May 23rd, 2014

Flowers were the theme last weekend!  Hubby was ready to head out and get some flowers to add that POP of color to our patio and porch.  Did you notice that I said “hubby?”  Yeah, over the past few years, I just haven’t been that excited about digging in the dirt, planting flowers and more […]

Doggie Diet

It was a long, cold winter here in Wisconsin.  As a result, these cuties put on a little extra weight. Bella gained 5 pounds and Minnie gained 4 ounces!! Because our lab, Bella, has hip dysplasia, it’s crucial that her weight is under control so she can be as pain free as possible.  The yorkie, […]

Is your dog in pain??

My intention was to post a delicious recipe for white chocolate chip cookies today.  I guess that will have to wait until next Thursday!  I want life to be happy and fun every day, but life isn’t always like that.  That was my day yesterday. Well, Within the last year, our dog, Bella, (yellow lab) […]