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Inside the Purse of a Dog Mom

I'm one of those women with the magical purse that has just about anything you need hiding within. If you ...
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How To Stop the Begging With Love

Sadie is usually pretty good with her manners. When the family eats at the dinner table, Sadie usually sits quietly ...
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Using Dry Dog Food for Healthy Holiday Fun!

The basic component for the majority of your furry family members' meals is most likely dry food, aka kibble. (Check ...
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Reviews

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Warm, Fuzzy Feelings with Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog

The Chicken Soup for the Soul book series is known for providing heartwarming stories and My Very Good, Very Bad ...
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Treats + Steak = One Happy Dog! #ChewyInfluencer

Steak is one food that is guaranteed to bring a smile to my dog's face. When our friends at Chewy.com ...
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The Versatile Lambo Pet Carrier from Pet Magasin

As a small dog owner I have to be conscious of the level of stamina required for the various adventures ...
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Sadie Art

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Caturday Art on Teddy Bear Day!

Today is National Teddy Bear Day and Sadie decided to dress up for the occasion. Who could resist some cuddles ...
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Caturday Art on the School Bus

It's back to school time again and for this piece of digital art Sadie is posing with the most iconic ...
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Caturday Art on National Dog Day

Today is National Dog Day! Give your furry friends and family some extra love and cuddles today! This post is ...
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Random

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Gnome Sweet Gnome

I've always loved the traditional garden gnome. As a toddler, I used to watch a cartoon starring a gnome, and ...
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Teddy Bear Tackle

In honor of National Teddy Bear Day tomorrow, I put my giant stuffed bear on the couch. A few hours later Sadie ...
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What’s Shakin’ Bacon?

Tomorrow is International Bacon Day! Gotta love those made up holidays all about tasty treats! Too bad we just ran ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday

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Taco Tuesday

When I told Sadie we were having Taco Tuesday this week, her mouth started watering at the thought of some ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday and The Game of Catch

This week we decided to join DashKitten.com's #DKVideo challenge. We used iMovie for the first time to edit, splice, and add ...
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Travel

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Relaxing at the Shore

Sadie and I haven't been around much in the couple of weeks. We've been taking some time to relax and enjoy the ...
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My #1 Dog Friendly Dining Tip

My top tip for dining out with your furry family is: don't hesitate to ask. My family loves going out ...
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Dog-Friendly Nashville, Tennessee

Sadie and I recently spent some time in Nashville, Tennessee after the BlogPaws conference. I want to start this off ...
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Sadie Selfies

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Sunday Selfies with a Superhero

Super Sadie is hard at work protecting the neighborhood. Her superpower - cuteness. Criminals take one look at her and ...
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Welcome to Oktoberfest!

I can't believe it's already the first day of October! Sadie has decided she has the perfect outfit to wear ...
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Sunday Selfies with the Queen of My Heart

On this Selfie Sunday, Sadie is dressed up as the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland. I think it's ...
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Mischief Monday

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Reindeer Games

This holiday season I've decided to switch out Sadie's living room dog bed with a more festive reindeer dog bed. At ...
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Teepee Time!

As Thanksgiving approaches, Sadie thought this would be the perfect time of year to reveal her exciting new dog bed ...
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Ahoy Mateys! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!

Sadie is busy protecting her booty because it's international Talk Like A Pirate Day! ...
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Wordless Wednesday

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Driving to School in Style

In our latest Caturday Art post, Sadie attempted to ride the school bus. She did not particularly enjoy the experience ...
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A Book Trailer Release on National Book Lovers Day!

Today is National Book Lovers Day! To celebrate Book Lovers Day, I am presenting for the first time the official ...
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Take a Look at My Hot Dog!

Today is National Hot Dog Day! Check out my adorable little hot dog! Doesn't she look cute enough to eat? ...
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Black and White Sunday

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Black and White and Bokeh

This week's Pet Photography Challenge theme was black and white. But I'm still trying to work on my technique from ...
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Welcome to 2017!

Sadie had quite the New Year's Eve pawty last night! So now she's starting off the New Year right, with a nice ...
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Black and White with a Touch of Christmas

What's black and white and red all over? Sadie with a Santa hat! This post is part of Nola and ...
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Photo Challenge

 
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Thirsty – #PetPhotographyChallenge

The theme this week in the Pet Photography Challenge Facebook group is thirsty. Sadie was being stubborn during our photo session and ...
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Sunday Selfies at the End of the Leash

Today's smiling Sunday Selfie was taken from the other end of the leash, which was the theme for last week's Pet ...
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Black and White and Bokeh

This week's Pet Photography Challenge theme was black and white. But I'm still trying to work on my technique from ...
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Bloopers

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My Reluctant Ghost

Sadie wasn't really in the mood to pose for this photo shoot. Maybe the ghost costume was too scary? I ...
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Zebra Flower Bloopers

So I got this cute new hair bow for Sadie, which I've decided looks like a zebra flower. Of course ...
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Sunglasses Bloopers

When you are putting sunglasses on a dog and trying to take pictures of the cuteness, you would assume that ...
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Sepia Saturday

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Caturday Art #8

Sadie and her rubber ducky smiling in sepia! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena ...
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Sepia Saturday – the Snowsuit

Sadie loves playing and sniffing around out in the snow. She does not, however, enjoy wearing her snowsuit. I remember hating when ...
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Sepia Saturday #36

For some reason Sadie found this particular boulder very interesting on a recent walk. Since she refused to continue our ...
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Flashback Friday

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An Ugly Christmas Sweater Flashback Friday

In these flashback photos from her first Christmas, Sadie is modeling a lovely example of an ugly Christmas sweater. Looks ...
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Flashback Friday Door Drama

When Sadie was a puppy, she would follow me everywhere. There was no such thing as privacy in my house ...
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Mirror Image #2

I love it when I'm looking through old photos of Sadie and I come across one that reminds me of ...
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Tasty Tuesday

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Treats + Steak = One Happy Dog! #ChewyInfluencer

Steak is one food that is guaranteed to bring a smile to my dog's face. When our friends at Chewy.com ...
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Portion Problems

As you all know, Sadie is a picky eater. Some days she acts like she's starving and will eat anything ...
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#KickStartYourKibble with Stella & Chewy’s Meal Mixers

As many of you know, Sadie is a very picky eater. She eats a prescription kibble for weight control and ...
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