Thank you, rat?!

Who knew I’d ever be thankful to a critter invading my garden? I sure didn’t. Ian tells me that the rat that he chased out of our yard a couple of months ago after numerous rounds of garden destruction, is back. I still haven’t seen him but my most amazing hunter’s nose doesn’t lie. After […]

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Always groom before a vet visit!

I always brush or groom my dogs before taking them to the vet. I consider it part of my responsibility as a dog owner, aka “dog mom”. Here’s why: •Pretty, groomed, sweet smelling dogs get more love and attention. ☺️ I’ve seen it first hand. My husband thinks I’m crazy or maybe just silly but […]

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Rebuilding The Runway

The path all 4 dogs take as they go tearing out the back door after a bird they’ve spotted in the yard is what I call The Runway. ? The dirt had sunk, especially in the corner, so it was a low point in the yard collecting water and the sprinklers were too high to […]

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The Nose Knows

As is the required regular morning routine I was out playing ball with The Boys, Nicklas, Ian and Larkin, and one of the balls took a crazy bounce and ended up in the veggie bed. (the overflowing bed on the left in the photo, but of course.) I searched for a while but the tomato […]

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Just ask Nicklas

I am choosing to soak up this moment, live in the JOIE and Celebrate!! ✨??? I absolutely have to share the fantastic news! 23 months ago our boy Nicklas almost died from heart failure, due to a taurine deficiency. We were told even IF they could save his immediate life it would be for maybe […]

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Is it Woo Woo, Magic or Something More…

This story begins simply enough a week ago with the dawning of a brand new day and fresh determination to accomplish my 3 for 30 Challenge items (Self Care, Fitness & Business) before 2pm, starting with Self Care, which for this challenge meant meditation. To back up a bit to set the stage…after being a […]

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