School’s Out For Summer

And just like that, I have a kindergartner and first grader after what was arguably, for all of us, the strangest school year ever. Honestly, my kids did great. They were mostly in person (there was a 6 week stint … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Summer “Trip”

Because I know many of you are in the same boat (or, maybe more literally, lack of boat) that we are, and have had to cancel summer travel plans, I thought I’d share our fun staycation day from last week. … Continue reading

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Achieving Your Pet’s Summer Body Goals

A number of my clients have seen their dog’s bodies change as a result of COVID lockdowns. Some have had extra time to walk their dogs and their dogs have trimmed up– great! But for many, there has been extra … Continue reading

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Scenes from Summer

I don’t post a lot of random personal content on the blog these days, and usually reserve that for Instagram. But today, I just sort of felt like it. Here are some scenes from our summer so far. We’re trying … Continue reading

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How to Keep Dogs Cool on Hot Summer Days

Are you wondering how to keep your dogs cool as the calendar edges toward summer? Hot weather doesn’t have to mean an end to fun with your dog–but you do need to take some precautions to… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Sweet Summer Vacation

Before Robbie and I had kids, we traveled pretty consistently, both with his job (most of you already know this, but he’s the stage manager for a band and works on tour half the year) and on our own. And … Continue reading

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5 Cooling Products for Dogs on Hot Summer Days

When the temperatures hit the triple digits–and stay there–it’s important to take extra precautions with your dog. We’ve got some serious heat predicted for the days ahead:… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for the full post, … Continue reading

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Summer Memories, Feeling Overwhelmed, and Allowing For Breaks

I was emptying the camera roll on my phone the other day (please tell me I’m not the only one who gets that “storage full” pop-up delay and is constantly having to delete photos because they take and save an … Continue reading

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Balance In Blogging + A Farewell To Summer

How’s that for a confusing post title? It all ties together and will make sense when you’re done reading this. I promise. Those of you who have been reading (or writing for) blogs for a long time have undoubtedly noticed … Continue reading

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8 Stylish Straw Totes For Summer

1. Sea Salt Sun Straw Tote   //  2. Straw Tote Handbag in Multi  //  3. Navy Stripe Caracas Sisal Basket Tote //  4. Tassels Straw Woven Tote Bag  //  5. Straw Tote Handbag in Yellow  //  6. May Y … Continue reading

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