Our 2018 Family Holiday Cards

Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I hold a special place in my heart for greeting cards – especially holiday cards. Exchanging cards is such an endearing holiday tradition for me, and in … Continue reading

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Dog Saves Family Farm

Fire is terrifying for any family, but especially for a farming family who must worry about all of their farm animals. The family at Challans Partners’ Longcroft Farm is grateful that a fire only wrecked machinery and a barn recently, … Continue reading

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Adopted Cat Protects Florida Family from Poisonous Snake

Photo credit: Inside Edition Many people are afraid of snakes. It’s lucky for one family in Leesburg, Florida that their cat isn’t. Without their adopted cat’s courageous actions the family likely would have suffered far more than a fright from … Continue reading

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Small Dog Protects Her Family from a Mob of Emus

Steven Taddeo and his family were camping in Blanchetown, South Australia when they had a dangerous encounter with a mob of angry emus. Thankfully, their mini labradoodle Chia stood up to the giant birds and protected the family. According to … Continue reading

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Summertime Family Story Night

I think if you asked any member of my family to tell you their favorite time of year, they would, without hesitation, say summer. (And no, Emmett can’t exactly verbally articulate his opinion quite yet, but I just know the … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Leaving Your Dog Home with Family Members

This Wednesday through Friday I’m gone to Pittsburgh for a trip sponsored by Nutrish. I’ll be joining many of the other Nutrish influencers to tour a local shelter, walk adoptable dogs,… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title … Continue reading

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Powering Down: Our Little Family Birthday Celebration

I’ve talked before here about my feelings on being present with my family and friends and how, as with the majority of us, I often find myself sucked into social media, my phone, and just technology in general when I … Continue reading

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DYING WOMAN WRITES LETTER TO CAT’S FUTURE FAMILY

Every adoptable pet has a backstory but it’s often a mystery to shelter workers and adopters. But at an animal shelter in Maryland, a sweet cat named Susie comes with a beautiful letter her owner wrote on her behalf before … Continue reading

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Family Day

It was Family Day yesterday so we got up early and went off to the cold frozen beach.  We had a pretty good time.  Lacey especially had a blast running around like crazy! This is the moment Coulee realized that … Continue reading

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Tuesday Top Ten: Things Only an Aussie Family Will Understand

Woofipedia recently published this list of “10 things only an Austrailian Shepherd Owner Would Understand. I would argue that most of us who love dogs get it, but the list was pretty good so I wanted to share it with … Continue reading

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