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My turkey table!

My turkey table!

Can you believe it is November 6th already?!!!  I've said over and over that I love the fall weather we have been having but I'm sad now because...guess what...we are getting snow tomorrow :-(.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to cheer...

My pumpkin table!

My pumpkin table!

It is the first Friday of fall and the weather has been really nice.  The leaves are starting to drop but it's been a tad bit hotter than what I like this time of year.  I shouldn't be complaining but I like a little crisp in the air right about now.  If you read my...

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

I've been saying since the beginning of September how I can't wait to decorate for fall!!  No...take that back...I've been ready since August LOL. I'm so ready to see the leaves change colors.  I love the crisp fall air and the smell of baked apple pies!!!  There is...

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Have you ever experienced having a dog urinate on your grass and then finding a dead yellow spot in the grass the next day?  All of us pet owners have probably experienced that before which made me curious as to why this happens.  This happens because dog urine is...

My “September Sunflower” Table

My “September Sunflower” Table

I'm getting so excited...summer is almost over and fall (my favorite time of the year) is right around the corner!  I'm already thinking about how I'm going to decorate and when I found these sunflower dishes at Home Goods, I had to have them.  Well, I can't take all...

Flowers and Sunshine

Flowers and Sunshine

​I started the “What I’m Loving” posts because these are things, people, and places that I find enjoyment in and want to share them with you.  We all lead busy lives and sometimes it is nice just to take a moment and try to enjoy what you have.  We lose things, find...

How to stain your front door.

How to stain your front door.

I finally got around to staining our front door.  Between all the rain this summer and me procrastinating in getting the door done, it was starting to look pretty bad!  We have a solid wood door that takes direct weather all year around so I got out the steel wool and...

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Independence Day is almost over and we had a blast celebrating it with the pups and family.  It was a great day surrounded by the people we love.  Thomas and I are grateful for our America and being an American.  We have all that we need and are grateful for our...

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

This is a follow up to my post "Natural Mosquito Repellent" that I blogged about this week.  No sooner did I blog about this topic, did I find more information about plants that mosquitos do not like.  Can you imagine adding all of these colors to your yard...wow!...

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

I took advantage of some down time in our schedule last week to get the mulch and landscape finished around our house.  I'm not an ace at landscape design and have to admit that I get a plan in place, head to the garden center and then get completely side tracked when...

How to make a “Pup Cake”

How to make a “Pup Cake”

Hi everyone!  It's been awhile and I wanted to kick off with a new look to the site, the results of my survey and most important...Jake and Maggie's 2nd birthday!!!  The pups turned 2 years old Saturday, June 8th and we celebrated with a homemade "Pup Cake", new Happy...

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

With Thanksgiving having just past and Christmas right around the corner, Thomas and I have been shopping, dining, and checking things off our "to do" list around the house.  We are so excited because this will be Jake and Maggie's second Christmas with us and I'm...

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Every year Thomas and I donate to the animal shelters for the holidays by not only making a monetary donation but providing the shelter with cleaning supplies and food.  I've often thought about the many dedicated and caring volunteers that donate their time and...

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Well...the monsters are a year old now and I wanted to share a recap with some pictures I've taken.  Please enjoy and if you are interested in reading about a topic I have not yet posted or have questions regarding one that I have, please feel free to contact me.  I...

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Today is Jake and Maggie's first birthday!  I can't believe it's been one year already!!!  We made homemade peanut butter, banana, and oatmeal treats (recipe below) for their birthday party tomorrow.  I'm crossing my fingers the weather holds out so we can pull out...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all my readers from my little family to yours.  It's a typical day for Thomas and I.  We are spending it with Jake and Maggie and I'm cooking us a nice dinner when he gets home from work.  Instead, we have plans on Saturday to go out for a...

Chew Guard Technology

Chew Guard Technology

  "Homemade Pierogis for Christmas dinner"!  New toys for Jake and Maggie!  And recipes too!       "Holiday Wishes Christmas China" "My Christmas outfit from Walmart"! "Jake and Maggie catching snow balls in our yard". "They love the snow"! "Jake and Maggie enjoying...

My turkey table!

My turkey table!

Can you believe it is November 6th already?!!!  I've said over and over that I love the fall weather we have been having but I'm sad now because...guess what...we are getting snow tomorrow :-(.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to cheer myself up but to decorate my "turkey table".  I spent this afternoon putting away my...

My pumpkin table!

My pumpkin table!

It is the first Friday of fall and the weather has been really nice.  The leaves are starting to drop but it's been a tad bit hotter than what I like this time of year.  I shouldn't be complaining but I like a little crisp in the air right about now.  If you read my last blog post about what I'm loving, you already know I started decorating...

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

I've been saying since the beginning of September how I can't wait to decorate for fall!!  No...take that back...I've been ready since August LOL. I'm so ready to see the leaves change colors.  I love the crisp fall air and the smell of baked apple pies!!!  There is just something about fall that makes everything feel "cozy".  I even created a...

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Have you ever experienced having a dog urinate on your grass and then finding a dead yellow spot in the grass the next day?  All of us pet owners have probably experienced that before which made me curious as to why this happens.  This happens because dog urine is rich in nitrogen, which is known to kill grass when concentrated amounts collect...

My “September Sunflower” Table

My “September Sunflower” Table

I'm getting so excited...summer is almost over and fall (my favorite time of the year) is right around the corner!  I'm already thinking about how I'm going to decorate and when I found these sunflower dishes at Home Goods, I had to have them.  Well, I can't take all the credit...my aunt actually saw them for me and I scooped them all up into my...

Flowers and Sunshine

Flowers and Sunshine

​I started the “What I’m Loving” posts because these are things, people, and places that I find enjoyment in and want to share them with you.  We all lead busy lives and sometimes it is nice just to take a moment and try to enjoy what you have.  We lose things, find them again, sometimes in the most unique unsuspecting places.  Friendships come...

How to stain your front door.

How to stain your front door.

I finally got around to staining our front door.  Between all the rain this summer and me procrastinating in getting the door done, it was starting to look pretty bad!  We have a solid wood door that takes direct weather all year around so I got out the steel wool and paint supplies and went to work.  I like to paint and I love to stain but what...

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Independence Day is almost over and we had a blast celebrating it with the pups and family.  It was a great day surrounded by the people we love.  Thomas and I are grateful for our America and being an American.  We have all that we need and are grateful for our blessings.  We cooked on the grill...well, actually our cousin cooked for us on the...

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

This is a follow up to my post "Natural Mosquito Repellent" that I blogged about this week.  No sooner did I blog about this topic, did I find more information about plants that mosquitos do not like.  Can you imagine adding all of these colors to your yard...wow!  And you would keep the bugs away too!  Whether it be a cluster of one kind of...

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

I took advantage of some down time in our schedule last week to get the mulch and landscape finished around our house.  I'm not an ace at landscape design and have to admit that I get a plan in place, head to the garden center and then get completely side tracked when I walk in and see all of the beautiful plants and flowers.  But this year, I...

How to make a “Pup Cake”

How to make a “Pup Cake”

Hi everyone!  It's been awhile and I wanted to kick off with a new look to the site, the results of my survey and most important...Jake and Maggie's 2nd birthday!!!  The pups turned 2 years old Saturday, June 8th and we celebrated with a homemade "Pup Cake", new Happy Birthday Scarves from Chewy.com, and extra special attention and lots of kisses...

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

With Thanksgiving having just past and Christmas right around the corner, Thomas and I have been shopping, dining, and checking things off our "to do" list around the house.  We are so excited because this will be Jake and Maggie's second Christmas with us and I'm already planning on how we are going to celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day...

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Every year Thomas and I donate to the animal shelters for the holidays by not only making a monetary donation but providing the shelter with cleaning supplies and food.  I've often thought about the many dedicated and caring volunteers that donate their time and effort taking care of the animals and the shelter.  There is ALOT that goes into...

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Well...the monsters are a year old now and I wanted to share a recap with some pictures I've taken.  Please enjoy and if you are interested in reading about a topic I have not yet posted or have questions regarding one that I have, please feel free to contact me.  I would be happy to talk with you and also share my research via my blog. "I told...

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Today is Jake and Maggie's first birthday!  I can't believe it's been one year already!!!  We made homemade peanut butter, banana, and oatmeal treats (recipe below) for their birthday party tomorrow.  I'm crossing my fingers the weather holds out so we can pull out their baby pool for swim time and everyone can eat out on the patio and enjoy nice...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all my readers from my little family to yours.  It's a typical day for Thomas and I.  We are spending it with Jake and Maggie and I'm cooking us a nice dinner when he gets home from work.  Instead, we have plans on Saturday to go out for a Valentine's Day lunch and spend the afternoon antique shopping.  I'm heading to the...

Chew Guard Technology

Chew Guard Technology

  "Homemade Pierogis for Christmas dinner"!  New toys for Jake and Maggie!  And recipes too!       "Holiday Wishes Christmas China" "My Christmas outfit from Walmart"! "Jake and Maggie catching snow balls in our yard". "They love the snow"! "Jake and Maggie enjoying their new presents on Christmas Eve" I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and...

My turkey table!

My turkey table!

Can you believe it is November 6th already?!!!  I've said over and over that I love the fall weather we have been having but I'm sad now because...guess what...we are getting snow tomorrow :-(.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to cheer...

My pumpkin table!

My pumpkin table!

It is the first Friday of fall and the weather has been really nice.  The leaves are starting to drop but it's been a tad bit hotter than what I like this time of year.  I shouldn't be complaining but I like a little crisp in the air right about now.  If you read my...

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

I've been saying since the beginning of September how I can't wait to decorate for fall!!  No...take that back...I've been ready since August LOL. I'm so ready to see the leaves change colors.  I love the crisp fall air and the smell of baked apple pies!!!  There is...

My “September Sunflower” Table

My “September Sunflower” Table

I'm getting so excited...summer is almost over and fall (my favorite time of the year) is right around the corner!  I'm already thinking about how I'm going to decorate and when I found these sunflower dishes at Home Goods, I had to have them.  Well, I can't take all...

How to stain your front door.

How to stain your front door.

I finally got around to staining our front door.  Between all the rain this summer and me procrastinating in getting the door done, it was starting to look pretty bad!  We have a solid wood door that takes direct weather all year around so I got out the steel wool and...

Chew Guard Technology

Chew Guard Technology

  "Homemade Pierogis for Christmas dinner"!  New toys for Jake and Maggie!  And recipes too!       "Holiday Wishes Christmas China" "My Christmas outfit from Walmart"! "Jake and Maggie catching snow balls in our yard". "They love the snow"! "Jake and Maggie enjoying...

My turkey table!

My turkey table!

Can you believe it is November 6th already?!!!  I've said over and over that I love the fall weather we have been having but I'm sad now because...guess what...we are getting snow tomorrow :-(.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to cheer myself up but to decorate my "turkey table".  I spent this afternoon putting away my...

My pumpkin table!

My pumpkin table!

It is the first Friday of fall and the weather has been really nice.  The leaves are starting to drop but it's been a tad bit hotter than what I like this time of year.  I shouldn't be complaining but I like a little crisp in the air right about now.  If you read my last blog post about what I'm loving, you already know I started decorating...

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

Fall is here!!! It’s pumpkin time!!

I've been saying since the beginning of September how I can't wait to decorate for fall!!  No...take that back...I've been ready since August LOL. I'm so ready to see the leaves change colors.  I love the crisp fall air and the smell of baked apple pies!!!  There is just something about fall that makes everything feel "cozy".  I even created a...

My “September Sunflower” Table

My “September Sunflower” Table

I'm getting so excited...summer is almost over and fall (my favorite time of the year) is right around the corner!  I'm already thinking about how I'm going to decorate and when I found these sunflower dishes at Home Goods, I had to have them.  Well, I can't take all the credit...my aunt actually saw them for me and I scooped them all up into my...

How to stain your front door.

How to stain your front door.

I finally got around to staining our front door.  Between all the rain this summer and me procrastinating in getting the door done, it was starting to look pretty bad!  We have a solid wood door that takes direct weather all year around so I got out the steel wool and paint supplies and went to work.  I like to paint and I love to stain but what...

Chew Guard Technology

Chew Guard Technology

  "Homemade Pierogis for Christmas dinner"!  New toys for Jake and Maggie!  And recipes too!       "Holiday Wishes Christmas China" "My Christmas outfit from Walmart"! "Jake and Maggie catching snow balls in our yard". "They love the snow"! "Jake and Maggie enjoying their new presents on Christmas Eve" I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and...

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Have you ever experienced having a dog urinate on your grass and then finding a dead yellow spot in the grass the next day?  All of us pet owners have probably experienced that before which made me curious as to why this happens.  This happens because dog urine is...

Flowers and Sunshine

Flowers and Sunshine

​I started the “What I’m Loving” posts because these are things, people, and places that I find enjoyment in and want to share them with you.  We all lead busy lives and sometimes it is nice just to take a moment and try to enjoy what you have.  We lose things, find...

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

This is a follow up to my post "Natural Mosquito Repellent" that I blogged about this week.  No sooner did I blog about this topic, did I find more information about plants that mosquitos do not like.  Can you imagine adding all of these colors to your yard...wow!...

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

I took advantage of some down time in our schedule last week to get the mulch and landscape finished around our house.  I'm not an ace at landscape design and have to admit that I get a plan in place, head to the garden center and then get completely side tracked when...

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Have you ever experienced having a dog urinate on your grass and then finding a dead yellow spot in the grass the next day?  All of us pet owners have probably experienced that before which made me curious as to why this happens.  This happens because dog urine is rich in nitrogen, which is known to kill grass when concentrated amounts collect...

Flowers and Sunshine

Flowers and Sunshine

​I started the “What I’m Loving” posts because these are things, people, and places that I find enjoyment in and want to share them with you.  We all lead busy lives and sometimes it is nice just to take a moment and try to enjoy what you have.  We lose things, find them again, sometimes in the most unique unsuspecting places.  Friendships come...

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

Nine plants mosquitos do not like

This is a follow up to my post "Natural Mosquito Repellent" that I blogged about this week.  No sooner did I blog about this topic, did I find more information about plants that mosquitos do not like.  Can you imagine adding all of these colors to your yard...wow!  And you would keep the bugs away too!  Whether it be a cluster of one kind of...

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

Is Foxglove poisonous to dogs and cats?

I took advantage of some down time in our schedule last week to get the mulch and landscape finished around our house.  I'm not an ace at landscape design and have to admit that I get a plan in place, head to the garden center and then get completely side tracked when I walk in and see all of the beautiful plants and flowers.  But this year, I...

My turkey table!

My turkey table!

Can you believe it is November 6th already?!!!  I've said over and over that I love the fall weather we have been having but I'm sad now because...guess what...we are getting snow tomorrow :-(.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to cheer...

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Independence Day is almost over and we had a blast celebrating it with the pups and family.  It was a great day surrounded by the people we love.  Thomas and I are grateful for our America and being an American.  We have all that we need and are grateful for our...

How to make a “Pup Cake”

How to make a “Pup Cake”

Hi everyone!  It's been awhile and I wanted to kick off with a new look to the site, the results of my survey and most important...Jake and Maggie's 2nd birthday!!!  The pups turned 2 years old Saturday, June 8th and we celebrated with a homemade "Pup Cake", new Happy...

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

With Thanksgiving having just past and Christmas right around the corner, Thomas and I have been shopping, dining, and checking things off our "to do" list around the house.  We are so excited because this will be Jake and Maggie's second Christmas with us and I'm...

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Every year Thomas and I donate to the animal shelters for the holidays by not only making a monetary donation but providing the shelter with cleaning supplies and food.  I've often thought about the many dedicated and caring volunteers that donate their time and...

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Well...the monsters are a year old now and I wanted to share a recap with some pictures I've taken.  Please enjoy and if you are interested in reading about a topic I have not yet posted or have questions regarding one that I have, please feel free to contact me.  I...

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Today is Jake and Maggie's first birthday!  I can't believe it's been one year already!!!  We made homemade peanut butter, banana, and oatmeal treats (recipe below) for their birthday party tomorrow.  I'm crossing my fingers the weather holds out so we can pull out...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all my readers from my little family to yours.  It's a typical day for Thomas and I.  We are spending it with Jake and Maggie and I'm cooking us a nice dinner when he gets home from work.  Instead, we have plans on Saturday to go out for a...

Chew Guard Technology

Chew Guard Technology

  "Homemade Pierogis for Christmas dinner"!  New toys for Jake and Maggie!  And recipes too!       "Holiday Wishes Christmas China" "My Christmas outfit from Walmart"! "Jake and Maggie catching snow balls in our yard". "They love the snow"! "Jake and Maggie enjoying...

My turkey table!

My turkey table!

Can you believe it is November 6th already?!!!  I've said over and over that I love the fall weather we have been having but I'm sad now because...guess what...we are getting snow tomorrow :-(.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to cheer myself up but to decorate my "turkey table".  I spent this afternoon putting away my...

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Two Adorable Labs Celebrating Independence Day

Independence Day is almost over and we had a blast celebrating it with the pups and family.  It was a great day surrounded by the people we love.  Thomas and I are grateful for our America and being an American.  We have all that we need and are grateful for our blessings.  We cooked on the grill...well, actually our cousin cooked for us on the...

How to make a “Pup Cake”

How to make a “Pup Cake”

Hi everyone!  It's been awhile and I wanted to kick off with a new look to the site, the results of my survey and most important...Jake and Maggie's 2nd birthday!!!  The pups turned 2 years old Saturday, June 8th and we celebrated with a homemade "Pup Cake", new Happy Birthday Scarves from Chewy.com, and extra special attention and lots of kisses...

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

5 ways to occupy your pet during the holidays

With Thanksgiving having just past and Christmas right around the corner, Thomas and I have been shopping, dining, and checking things off our "to do" list around the house.  We are so excited because this will be Jake and Maggie's second Christmas with us and I'm already planning on how we are going to celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day...

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Helping animal shelters during the holidays!

Every year Thomas and I donate to the animal shelters for the holidays by not only making a monetary donation but providing the shelter with cleaning supplies and food.  I've often thought about the many dedicated and caring volunteers that donate their time and effort taking care of the animals and the shelter.  There is ALOT that goes into...

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Jake and Maggie’s 1st Year Recap

Well...the monsters are a year old now and I wanted to share a recap with some pictures I've taken.  Please enjoy and if you are interested in reading about a topic I have not yet posted or have questions regarding one that I have, please feel free to contact me.  I would be happy to talk with you and also share my research via my blog. "I told...

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Happy Birthday Jake and Maggie

Today is Jake and Maggie's first birthday!  I can't believe it's been one year already!!!  We made homemade peanut butter, banana, and oatmeal treats (recipe below) for their birthday party tomorrow.  I'm crossing my fingers the weather holds out so we can pull out their baby pool for swim time and everyone can eat out on the patio and enjoy nice...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all my readers from my little family to yours.  It's a typical day for Thomas and I.  We are spending it with Jake and Maggie and I'm cooking us a nice dinner when he gets home from work.  Instead, we have plans on Saturday to go out for a Valentine's Day lunch and spend the afternoon antique shopping.  I'm heading to the...

Chew Guard Technology

Chew Guard Technology

  "Homemade Pierogis for Christmas dinner"!  New toys for Jake and Maggie!  And recipes too!       "Holiday Wishes Christmas China" "My Christmas outfit from Walmart"! "Jake and Maggie catching snow balls in our yard". "They love the snow"! "Jake and Maggie enjoying their new presents on Christmas Eve" I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and...