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Thanksgiving for makers

Thanksgiving for makers

Thanksgiving is a tricky holiday when you both manufacture and sell your products retail via online or shows for your business. If you do shows, it’s the middle of show season and often a time when...

Life of dogs: the rain will not kill you

Life of dogs: the rain will not kill you

Rainy days when you have dogs basically consist of this cycle all day long: 1. Realize dogs have not gone out in hours, drag dogs out from under blankets. 2. Take 20 minutes to...

Deep Thoughts from The Past Week

Deep Thoughts from The Past Week

1. It’s weird how much you realize you love some one (pets included) when they are sick. With Mora this week, it was the moment when the emergency hospital vet asked if I wanted to...

Clean vs Organized

Clean vs Organized

I’m sure there are people out there who have both a neurotically clean house and meticulously organized one. I must not know those people. I’ll admit I am insanely organized, but through no real effort. It...

My thumb is getting greener

My thumb is getting greener

Last year we decided to plant a garden. In all the excitement of buying plants, the decision to include potted greenery as well seemed like a really good idea. I made sure Adam understood that...

How Faye is Wearing Manic Trout today 13-18

How Faye is Wearing Manic Trout today 13-18

One of my favorite things to do is put jewelry on Faye…she however, hates it. We have fallen into a rhythm of one dress up session a month, which makes me happy and keeps Faye’s resting...

Happy Birthday Faye!

Happy Birthday Faye!

It’s Faye’s birthday today! It’s been a tough few weeks for her with having to adjust to having a little sister. She has behaved much better than I though she would though, considering she was...