Book Review: A Flair for Goblins-A Sadie Kramer Mystery

NEW RELEASE…. When Sadie Kramer agrees to help decorate for San Francisco’s high-society Halloween Spooktacular, she expects to find whimsical ghosts, skeletons, and jack-o-lanterns when she shows up at the Wainwright Mansion, not a body. Especially not the body of the woman in charge of the charity event. With two detectives, a paranormal investigator turned television star, and a cauldron full of Wainwright Foundation staff and family members cackling around her, Sadie and her sidekick Yorkie are determined to find {Read More}

Remember Me Thursday

#RememberMeThursday Since it began in 2013, Remember Me Thursday® has made more than 1 billion impressions on social media and helped people to #SeeTheLight for rescue pets. Over 1 Million pets are euthanized annually and that number has consistently decreased in the last decade. More awareness has proven to lead to increased adoptions, decreased euthanasia, and decreased puppy mill sales. Honor and Remember Rescue Pets Honor and remember rescue pets by sharing their stores, promoting animal rescue, advocating against puppy {Read More}

Celebrating Ten Years of On Toby’s Terms!

Celebrating ten years of On Toby’s Terms! When Charmaine and her husband adopted Toby, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, they figured he might need some adjusting time, but they certainly didn’t think he’d be a holy terror, beset by severe anxiety and destructive behavior that would take a miracle to curb. Turns out, Toby routinely opened and emptied closets, turned on water taps, and pulled things from the bookshelves. Oddest of all was his penchant for locking himself in the bathroom, {Read More}

Book Review: The Dog-Eared Diary-A Chrissy the Shih Tzu Mystery

In this second installment in the series, Chrissy digs up clues to help Autumn solve a historical disappearance and a modern-day murder mystery Autumn Clarke is getting her life back to normal with the help of her extraordinary shih tzu, Chrissy, when the death of a local philanthropist reveals the man’s dark family secrets, as well as unexpected ties to Autumn. When Chrissy discovers a dog-eared diary in the dead man’s family home, Autumn discovers that things in the Clarke {Read More}

Calvin’s Smile

Sometimes I forget that what may seem like a simple snapshot to me, may hold a greater meaning for someone else. I snapped these shots of Calvin simply because he is adorable, and after all he has dealt with and overcome, when he looks me in the eye and wags, it melts my heart. As I was snapping, he smiled. His huge, adorable, goofy smile. My heart melted. I didn’t give the pics much more thought when I uploaded them {Read More}

Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

Where we’ve been… My lack of posting over the last few years is embarrassing. I have had a lot that I wanted to share, but I let the dramas of life get in my way.  Illness in my family and myself, exhaustion from balancing work and school, and dealing with the lingering effects of a concussion drained me mentally and physically. Added to those stresses, was the self-doubt, the fear of failure, or doing this blogging thing “wrong.” Reading article {Read More}

The Nightmare Before Christmas Jack and Sally DIY Dog Costumes

We’re big fans of Tim Burton’s work in our house. The Nightmare Before Christmas is our favorite movie, and Jack Skellington and his love Sally are two of our favorite characters. I can’t be the only dog mom who would love to dress my dogs as our favorite characters, right? So, we want to share our The Nightmare Before Christmas Jack and Sally DIY dog costumes. Chewy’s big round head, dark eyes, and frowny look when his hair is longer {Read More}

Happy 7th Birthday Delia!

Happy 7th Birthday, Delia! My baby girl is 7 years old. I can’t believe how fast time is flying. Wasn’t she just a year and a half old? How is it possible she’s 7?! We went low-key with the party for now. I’ve been sick, and we’re packing to move soon, so we decided to wait until we are settled to have her celebration with her friends. I found this adorable Garanimals unicorn t shirt for human toddlers and couldn’t {Read More}

Our Pet Friendly Pumpkin Patch Adventure

Delia and Chewy joined their friends on a visit to Meert Tree Farm, a pet friendly pumpkin patch and corn maze just outside of St. Louis. Delia loves it there. She had her first pumpkin patch and corn maze adventure there a few years ago. This year, Chewy joined her for his first time. They were eager to pick out a pumpkin AND to earn their Corn Maze and Hay Ride badges for PupScouts! We were happy that our friends {Read More}

PupScouts Org Troop 314 Leader Delia Models Her Official Uniform

For more information about PupScouts check out our post announcing our troop, and visit the official PupScouts website at www.pupscouts.org