Giving Thanks – 9 Simple Phrases That Mean The Most This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year! I love the whole “feel” of the season. It’s happy, fun and all about the food and most of all – friends and family. It makes you think, reflect and ask yourself if you are really the person you have always wanted to be in…

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Aleve Back & Muscle Pain Relief: Help For My Toughest Days!

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I received compensation from Aleve to write this post. All opinions are entirely my own. #NeverBackDown #Aleve #CollectiveBias #advertisement Some days there is no time to stop. You’d like to, but it’s not in the schedule. It’s go go go from 6:30am to 10pm or later. That’s my schedule at least two days a week.…

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Owen The Dachshund: Recovery From Disc Herniation Surgery

Owen is such a little sweet guy! Probably the sweetest dachshund you’ll ever meet, but he’s not your typical dachshund. The average dachshund can be a bit…feisty, cranky, paranoid, irritated, hangry all the time. Those of you that own one like this know! (I certainly do). They are loyal through and through and love unconditionally,…

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Picture Perfect – Family Firsts

Pictures are a snapshot of a memory and they help us bring back memories that arise sometimes only when we look at a picture. This post is about me and my family, but specifically more so, all about firsts! In the last few months our family has experienced a lot of new “firsts,” big and…

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Living the Pinterest Life… 10 Pins You Must See!

I always peruse Pinterest and come across titles like – 10 Things To Do Tonight To Set You Up For Tomorrow or 8 Things To Do This Morning to Get Your Day Started Off Right – and they intrigue me! They really do. I click them every time to see what they say! I can’t…

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Homemade Chicken Jerky Doggie Treats

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Chicken Jerky Treats I’ve recently decided to make my own chicken jerky dog treats and my three doggies highly APPROVE! How could they not, they’re only one simple ingredient – chicken.  Tummy Troubles After many on going visits to the vet with intestinal problems with each doggie, thinking it was a virus, the vet finally…

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Experience TerraMax Pro Premium Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil

  My little guy is 9 years old…9! Toaster is still just the sweetest guy that loves his mommy (me!) so much – and I love him, but you can tell he’s aging. He’s gotten a touch of gray on his face over the past year and is overall, just a bit crankier and quicker…

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A How-To Wedding Series: Miscellaneous and Your Honeymoon!

Planning your wedding doesn’t have to be stressful. Get things done early and stay organized. In my previous posts we talked about choosing the venue, photographer, flowers, officiant and music. Make sure to bookmark them all!  It’s a time to celebrate, so have fun during the planning process, the day of, and of course, after!…

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Something New – Horseback Riding Lessons!

My daughter, Hope, got to have her very first horseback riding lesson this week! After it was all said and done she took to it way easier than I imagined and loved it more than I ever thought. She is my little horse fanatic! It could be the start of a life long passion she…

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Dachshund Days – Toaster and His Attitude

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Toaster the dachshund! Dachshunds are lovable, clever, cute little creatures with a mind of their own. Being extra long with short little legs gives them their signature look. They’re little walking hot dogs! These doggies are truly (in my opinion) the best dogs on the planet! They are comical, mostly stubborn, possessive, treat loving little…

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