Animals

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Miss Socks the Cat

We welcomed a little kitten into our family this past weekend. We’ve not had a kitten in so many years, I think since Little Buddy was about three years old. We’ve had barn cats that we only catch a glimpse of every once in a while, but that we leave treats for just in case read more »

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Minty Vanilla Dog Spray

This Minty Vanilla Dog Spray that I keep on hand for my dogs is something I never want to be without. Like ever. And luckily, since I make this at home, I don’t have to. Yay!     You see, like most dogs, our Golden Retrievers – Ranger and Miss Annabelle – run and play read more »

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A Pinch of This and That

Happy Saturday! Boy, do I have some fun stuff to share with you guys! It is truly a myriad of things this time from what’s happening around the farm and the lake. So, it’ll be a gab fest for sure. Ready? Around the Farm Bees We picked up four nucs of honey bees this past read more »

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Dog Names :: My Favorite Female Dog Names

Dog names can be tricky. They can also be one of the hardest things to decide on when you get a new dog or puppy. Well, at least they are for me.   With all of our dogs, I’ve usually let everyone else in the family decide on the best name for our new family read more »

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Party Like a Dog

Have you ever had a dog birthday party?   Yesterday was this sweet girl’s birthday. Lady is my nephew’s (the same nephew in the much-loved wedding portrait) Labrador that we’re dog sitting for a couple of weeks. It just so happened that she is hanging out with us here at the farm on her birthday read more »

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Porch Pillows and the Vet

    We came home from our RV trip with the plants on my porches looking even better than before I left them. It sure is odd how I can baby them each and every day while we’re in town, yet they never look as full and as lush as they do when we leave. read more »

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Better Late Than Never {Mingle Monday}

This weekend was full of so many things that I love! The boys (my husband and son) camping out under the stars, birthday parties, visiting with friends and family, and then WHAM! we were hit like a ton of bricks with fevers, chills, and other yucky stuff. That’s the part that I am far from read more »

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Racing, A Duck, and Boot Camp

  It started easy enough as a fun break in our morning playing with Ranger.  We raced Ranger for on our golf cart around the circle in our driveway, until I had to call it quits or fall out the side of it from sheer dizziness. Here’s how the game is played: We are in read more »

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Bubba

  On our way back home from visiting Thomas the Train in Chattanooga, we stopped by to pick up the newest member of our family. He was wrinkled and cuddly and if you’d never been around English Bulldogs, you could easily mistake him for a member of the pig family. A distant cousin maybe. Little read more »

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Boys and Dogs

Yesterday, Little Buddy and I took Ranger outside to play Frisbee for a little while and run off some of that amazing energy they both have. As we played, I realized that boys and dogs have an awful lot in common.   Nine year old boys and five month old puppies really are pretty close read more »