7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Cleaned behind and underneath our kitchen appliances. Ew! How does it get so bad, so fast? 02. After three weeks of working past 11pm every night, I'm finally ready to slow it down a little. At least for a day or two. 03. Took our basset hound to a do-it-yourself grooming facility. I prefer to drop her off and pick her up clean, but … [Read more...]

Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Tour

We love to spoil our Basset Hound, Foxy Roxy with all kinds of tasty treats. Already, a fan of Milo's Kitchen products we were super excited to hear about Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck Tour and that it will be making a stop here in the Detroit area. Each stop on the tour is filled with fun activities like: Free samples Family portraits Personalized giveaways Enjoy our … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven (or eight this week) days. 1. Hosted a baby shower for my daughter and her husband. 2. Enjoyed dinner and playing cards with my parents. 3. Took our granddaughter and our dog for a long walk. 4. Had to take my new (used) car in for transmission work. 5. Watched most of season two of Orange Is The New Black, and felt disappointed. 6. Sold an … [Read more...]

Milk-Bone Brushing Chews & $25 Visa Card giveaway

Our basset hound (Foxy Roxy) is more than just a pet, she's part of our family. So, it's important to us to keep her both happy and healthy. I've recently blogged our experience of receiving the new Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews. These chews were developed to transform at-home dental care for dogs. Not only is Roxy enjoying them, but she is brushing her own teeth, everyday, just like the rest of … [Read more...]

Neater Feeder Pet Bowls Review & Giveaway

I recently received a Neater Feeder feeding system for Roxy to review. Neater Feeder is the first on the market that manages mess by containing and separating spilled food from spilled water. Roxy was more than willing to help me open the box, and set up her new feeding system. As you can see, she was very excited. I don't blame her, the Neater Feeder is a nice set up. Looks … [Read more...]

New! Milk-Bone Brushing Chews Review & Digital Coupon

I recently received this nice package of New Milk-Bone Brushing Chews for my Foxy Roxy to review. Roxy knew before I even opened the box that there was something tasty inside for her. She knows the brand Milk-Bones when she hears it. What she doesn't know is that these new Milk-Bone Brushing chews are a new dog treat to help create a daily dental care regimen. They’re clinically … [Read more...]

Happy Dog Box Review & 50% Off Deal

This winter has been hard on all of us, even Roxy. Feeling the lack of walks and trips to the park, I think she's been battling a case of the winter blues. Enter HappyDogBox.com ! About Happy Dog Box: HappyDogBox.com's goal is to make your dog happier and healthier while saving you time and money. A monthly subscription that will surprise you with the most amazing box of hand-selected, … [Read more...]

My Favorite Blog Posts of 2013

Looking through my 2013 archives brings back a lot of great memories. There are so many things that I enjoyed sharing with my readers. Below is a list of what stands out to me as my favorite thirteen blog posts of 2013. 1. Good Times @ Castaway Bay & #Giveaway A great weekend making memories with my girls. 2. Remembering My Grandmother and Carrying On Tradition A personal post in … [Read more...]

Late Night Photos with Foxy Roxy

Last month after a few nights of not being able to sleep, I shared some late night photos of my shenanigans with Roxy. My latest bout of insomnia has me sharing a couple of late night photos of my sweet girl. So pretty... I think this is her, if I stop looking at the camera maybe she'll let me go to bed pose... It was after 1:00 am. With the alarm set for 5:15 am, I guess … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola’s America Is Your Park Campaign #TakeItToThePark

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks and Coca-Cola. As much as I love watching movies, there is nothing like getting outside and active with my family. Having a park with-in walking distance of our house has really helped to create some fun memories with our girls. It doesn't matter how many times we gather up a few toys and walk to the park, it never seems to lose it's … [Read more...]

Late Night Shenanigans with Roxy

This is what happens at my house when everyone else is in bed, and I can't sleep. Roxy, let's see how long you can keep this pony on your head. Really mom, why ??? A full hour later, the pony was still in place. Roxy was not amused. A few minutes after that Roxy rolled over. Down went the pony. … [Read more...]

Honeywell Mini Tower Fan with Febreze Review & Giveaway

The Honeywell with Febreze Freshness Cool & Refresh Tower Fan helps cool, freshen and eliminate odors from your home! Its unique, one of a kind design combines a powerful, 2 speeds fan with a refreshing Febreze scent cartridge. Features & Benefits Whole room cooling. Whole room odor elimination and freshening. Febreze Freshness™ Scent Control Dial, with variable settings to … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday, Spring Has Sprung

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7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days.   1. Let my thirteen year old daughter go to her first concert. 2. Stalked the concert on Twitter until she got home. 3. Caught up on my deadlines. Next up, my inbox. 4. Took my basset hound for a long walk. 5. Gave up on growing my hair out, again, and had it cut. 6. Enjoyed a fun evening with family members and their 4 month … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. After a few days in the hospital, and a lot of testing, I had my gallbladder removed a week ago yesterday. It's been some week! Even though the recovery has been much harder than I expected, I'm trying to be positive. 1. Slept on the couch. A lot! 2. Watched the movie Hitchcock on blu-ray (review coming soon). 3. Watched my husband do … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Bought Roxy a pretty new bed. 2. Enjoyed a nice holiday with my family 3. Was out shopping at 4:00 AM on Black Friday. 4. Cleaned out a bunch of clutter, washed our baseboards and had our carpets cleaned. 5. Shopped local on Small Business Saturday. 6. Decided to lighten my work load until after the holidays. 7. Read the book Beautiful … [Read more...]

Dairy Queen, Fun Treats for The Whole Family. So Good It’s RiDQulous #Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. Did you know that DQ® operators have been providing consumers with delicious treats and food since 1940? Yep, a Father and Son partnership spun a 10-cent sale of a then unnamed product on August 4, 1938, in Kankakee, Illinois. Today, the DQ® system is one of the largest fast food systems in the world, with more than 6,000 restaurants in the United States, Canada and … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

Playful sunny afternoons should always end with ice cream. More Wordless Wednesday links here. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Face to Face

Face to face with my beautiful Foxy Roxy... Wordless Wednesday … [Read more...]

Enjoying the Snow

I've been down all week with a touch of pneumonia. Still not 100% I may not be able to enjoy the snow, but Allison and Roxy sure are. … [Read more...]

Milk-Bone® Making Our Donation #CBias #iLoveMyK9

Roxy is in-love with the new Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky . Honestly, what's not to love? Made with 100% jerky, and no artificial flavors or fillers. They smell and look great! Bringing home all of Roxy's favorite treats, like delicious Pup-Peroni is just one way we enjoy showing her how much she's loved. I like to think she knows how lucky she is to be in her forever home. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Unconditional Love !

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Milk-Bone® Dog Treats Shop! #CBias #iLoveMyK9

Oh no, Roxy, it looks like your treat cabinet is a little empty. Don't look so worried! Mom's on it! I'll whip-up a list of treats for the whole family and make a trip to Walmart. I'm also taking with me a list of puppy items we can donate to our local animal shelter. Donating a doggie gift basket will be a great way to start the new year! Walmart makes it easy to shop for everyone … [Read more...]

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