Red, White, and Blue Sweet Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

I first shared this recipe back in 2017, but I decided to revive it for 4th of July this year with a couple of revisions. We love chips and salsa in our house, and this is a super unique version … Continue reading

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Win a Blue Zoca Waterproof Blanket!

This post and giveaway are sponsored by Blue Zoca. The weather outside may not be frightful just yet–but there’s no doubt that snuggling with your dog on a cozy Blue Zoca premium… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: Baby Blue / Out of the Woods Rescue / Little Rock, Arkansas

Meet Baby Blue! Here’s what her rescuers have to say about this Husky / Shepherd mix: Baby Blue was born after a pregnant dog was dumped in a rural part of Arkansas. We think she is a Shepherd/Husky mix. She … Continue reading

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Dead Blue Crayfish

One of the mysteries of the day is why there was a dead blue crayfish on top of my garbage bin this morning. I don’t know the species or how it got there.  Still vexed. Natural History

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Deadly Blue Green Algae: Keeping Your Dog Safe

Update: Warnings are up in our area once again about deadly Blue-Green Algae. If your dog swims lakes, rivers or ponds, please be sure to read about this Cyanobacteria and how you can identify and… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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Win a Blue Zoca Premium Waterproof Blanket!

This giveaway is sponsored by and fulfilled by Blue Zoca. For the past several years, we have worried about pet stains on our bed…so much so that we’ve had to cover the bed with a… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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Deadly Blue Green Algae: Keeping Your Dog Safe

This week has been hotter than hot here in Texas–so, of course, nothing is more fun than to take the dogs for a swim. Sadly, this week has been tragic for several pet families due to dog deaths… [[ This … Continue reading

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Gray foxes can have blue eyes

This is something that hasn’t been mentioned anywhere, but gray foxes (Urocyon) can have blue eyes: Source. And another (perhaps the Western version, which might be a distinct species): Source. Most of them have very dark brown eyes, and you … Continue reading

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Notes from a Blue Bike: The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World {Book Review}

Notes from a Blue Bike: The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World by Tsh Oxenreider My rating: 2 of 5 stars Sharing her personal experiences from living in Turkey to moving back to the states, “Notes from a … Continue reading

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Blue Orchids

Phalaenopsis It’s Thanksgiving week and family is foremost in my thoughts.   I was supposed to spend this week in Texas, pitching a tent on the beaches of South Padre Island as I had for so many years of my … Continue reading

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