Fido’s Freebie Friday Plans for #SuperDogSunday

This week we’ve been busy with the kickoff of the annual #SuperDogSunday Twitter party! Sponsored by Zuke’s natural dog treats, the event is going to be packed with fun and over $ 750 in…

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Plush Bible Collection-NIRV by Zondervan Bibles Review

Plush Bible Collection-NIRV by Zondervan Bibles My rating: 5 of 5 stars Obviously geared for girls from ages 7 to upwards, the Plush NIV Bible collection is a fun plush covered bibles series with colors that are fashionable to own. Using a reader friendly translation, what I really like about the plush cover bible, besides…

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Sunflower Faith

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Happy Headshots

Just because they make me smile.

Crazy Coulee and Little Lacey

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Ticks on fire!!

Bunch of ticks going into the depths of hell i even saw a flea as it lit up in flames screaming in agony and defeat.

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“Vulture puppy” gets a foster home

A Pit Bull puppy became quite famous in Greensboro, North Carolina when the local paper ran a picture of her tied to her dog house, surrounded by dozens of black vultures in the trees and on the ground around her. Usually vultures are frightened away by dogs so this was a strange situation. Somehow it doesn’t seem as if the little brown and white pup had called a meeting of large flesh-eating birds to discuss…
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The Anatomy of Graying

I recently aged 44 and while I’ve never been one overly preoccupied with age, my chest hair turned gray.  First of all, unlike Geraldo, I spare you a selfie proving it.

But there’s a bigger philosophical if not medical question involved here – why does hair gray differently?

I grayed first in my head hair which jokingly I attributed to my first cross county walk.  My beard came next but now it’s trickled its way down to my chest which I can only blame the PCH for.

But it’s only a few gray hairs which I hope means I still got game.  How and why does hair gray is my question today?

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Old Dog Takes A Rest

An old dog enjoying a stroller ride during a long walk

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Best of Flea (Studio)

This is just a video with some of Flea’s best bass lines in songs with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. There is no particular order, though I decided to group son…
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What do the bassist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and one of the NBA’s all-time point guards have in common? More than you’d think. In Part 2 of this VICE Spo…

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foundkittin-lgThanks to a microchip, a lost 6-month-old kitten is going home to her owner in New Mexico – who lives 2,300 miles from where the kitten was found!

According to, little Spice went missing on Halloween, when her owner believes the kitten slipped out the door during Trick-or-Treat night.

Spice turned up in Portland, Maine nearly a week later, in a duffle bag that also contained cat litter and food. Bob Watterson, who was shopping at the Catholic Charities Maine Thrift Store, noticed the bag was rustling.

He peeked inside and saw Spice. Not seeing collar or tags on the little cat, he took her home for a few days to care for her before taking her to the Animal Refuge League in Westbrook, Maine.

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COLOR LOVE // Lucite Green

1. Oh Snap Leather Journal, Urban Outfitters  //  2. Knitted Slouch Hat, Zara  //  3. Weekender Slip Thru Watch, Timex  //  4. Atomic Aqua Table Lamp, CB2  //  5. Striped Baby Cashmere Blanket, J.Crew //  6. Turquoise and Caicos Nail Polish, Essie  //  7. Stained Wood Bangle, Voz Collective  //  8. Tempered Glass iPhone Case, Free People  //  9. Standard Reusable Bag in Elephant Jade, Baggu

As we color nerds are all well aware by now, Pantone’s color of the year is Marsala, a deep, earthy red made for the warmer months. It’s wine-like without being too burgundy, and rich without being too bold. It’s a nice color and all, but there are other choices from their Spring 2015 Report to which I’m much more drawn – specifically Glacier Gray (a classic pale gray) and Custard (a sweet, subtle yellow). Those of you who read here often enough or know me in person are likely rolling your eyes (“wow, Melissa likes the yellow and the gray the best, shocker.”). And this, my friends, is why I decided to go against the predictable choices for this edition of Color Love, and instead feature a color from Pantone’s spring report that is quite out of the box for me: Lucite Green.

Normally, I shy far away from this pastel-with-a-punch sort of hue. I own zero articles of clothing in the mint, aqua, or seafoam family, nor is there a piece of decor in my home with even the slightest accent of this color. But something about it caught my eye, and I thought it would be a fun challenge to see if I could find some great pieces in this shade that I’d maybe even love. It turns out, I found quite a few, as seen above. I’m pretty sure I’d wear that slouchy knit hat time and time again, even well beyond when winter’s evil clutches release me from their grasp and I can frolic in the sunshine again. I’m also a huge fan of that gorgeous tempered glass iPhone case. You may not be my type, Lucite Green, but I’m majorly crushing on you right now. And I hope to see a lot more of you come March, when lighter, brighter colors start showing their faces on the regular again.

What about you guys? What are your thoughts on Lucite Green? What’s your favorite shade from Pantone’s spring report?


Bubby and Bean ::: Living Creatively

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