Rip Princess Minnie

It’s with a heavy heart that I post this.  Today we said our final good-bye to Minnie, aka Princess Minnie, aka Princess Crustybutt, aka Minnie – Queen Bitch Of The Barn. She came into our lives as a six month old Boxer pup that needed a home and she was adorable.  Six months old, a […]

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First Carves Of The Season!

Jack O Lanterns.  Pumpkin Carving.  Grinning  Jacks.  I don’t care what you call them, I just love doing it each year!   This year we picked up over a 1,000lbs of pumpkins and I’m not even kidding.  They made us drive over to the truck scale and weigh everything.  lol  The folks at Schuh Farm were […]

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RIP Sir Fergus Of Bravo

It is with a heavy heart that we announce we had to say good-bye to Fergus on August 1st.   Fergus was struggling with heart failure and had also recently been diagnosed with renal failure.  The two are difficult to treat together at best and Fergus fought hard until he was just too tired. For those […]

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Remodeling Progress

We have been super busy remodeling the house.  We ripped up the floors in the living room, dining room and hallway as well as repainted most of the walls and ceiling (two walls will have to wait until the tiling is done) replaced the fireplace and tons of fixtures as well as added a ceiling […]

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Sir Fergus Of Bravo Update!

It’s been a while since we’ve had an update on Fergus.  I can say he’s doing so amazingly well that I can’t even believe it.   He’s settled right into our household like he’s been here for years.  His eye is looking so much better, his fur is literally soft and supple and his mobility has […]

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Garden Stuff (& day 47!)

If you know me at all, you know that I *hate* yard work.  I can and will do laundry all day long but I just can’t get down with the yard stuff.    I’m dedicating the whole weekend to getting it done.   Here’s the shameful before photo: And to console myself, I cut some lilacs and […]

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Kiddie Pool Time!

I pulled out the kiddie pool for the dogs for the first time this year today.   Well, only Patrick and Dash really like to splash around in it but the other dogs will drink out of it.  Haha!   Bib B used to enjoy it but Minnie and Joxer are less than impressed. While the Boxers […]

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Snowmageddon January, 2012

Ok, so normally I don’t sweat  the snow too much.  I grew up in New Hampshire and learned how to drive in the stuff.   We’ve have gotten a *lot* of snow for the Seattle area.   It’s been snowing off and on since Saturday afternoon but we got dumped on today and are supposed to get […]

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