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  • WOPET Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder Giveaway!

    WOPET Automatic Pet Feeder Giveaway! 1 Winner ~ Ends 8/11 Deliciously Savvy is hosting a giveaway where one lucky winner will receive a WOPET Automatic Cat & Dog Feeder! Sadie and I have joined in the fun as co-hosts for...


  • Fun with Flags

    Sadie is ready to celebrate the USA this Independence Day! As you can see, she is extra excited about her Patriotic head gear! Happy 4th of July!  


  • 101 Tips For Terrific Trips with Your Dog

    Sadie’s newest book is now available on Amazon! Okay, really I wrote it, but Sadie helped. How did she help? Well aside from being an adorable inspiration, Sadie agreed to be the official tester and personally tried each and every...


  • Happy Father’s Day 2018!

    Happy Father’s Day!


  • My Own Personal Soft Kitty

      I’m sorry Sadie and I haven’t been around much lately. We’ve had some health issues in our immediate family that we’ve been dealing with. Hopefully everyone is on the mend, but I’ll be having another surgery myself soon, so...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday with My Little Monster

     


  • Sunday Selfies with a Superhero

    Super Sadie is hard at work protecting the neighborhood. Her superpower – cuteness. Criminals take one look at her and fall in love, forgetting all about their nefarious plans.   This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop...


  • Gnome Sweet Gnome

    I’ve always loved the traditional garden gnome. As a toddler, I used to watch a cartoon starring a gnome, and ever since I’ve loved the little guys. Now I’m not one to go crazy collecting gnomes – there are only...


  • Taco Tuesday

    When I told Sadie we were having Taco Tuesday this week, her mouth started watering at the thought of some yummy beef and cheese. Unfortunately for Sadie, that was not the type of taco I had in mind. But Sadie...


  • 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 today – her Oktoberfest costume! And to make the outfit complete, I gave Sadie a new toy to play with...


  • 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 Dog is a wonderful example of that tradition. If you are looking for a book that’s guaranteed to make any...


  • 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 sent over some dog treats made from real sirloin steak, I knew Sadie would be excited. When you have a...


  • Welcome to Fall 2017!

    Happy first day of Fall!  Sadie and I are looking forward to enjoying the beautiful weather and some great walks surrounded by the beautiful Fall foliage! This post is part of the Pet Parade blog hop hosted by Rascal and...


  • 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 a pretty fitting outfit for my spoiled little Yorkipoo – she’s the queen of this house and she’s the queen...


  • 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 we undertake. For every step I take on a walk with Sadie, my dog takes about 6 steps. Exercise...


  • Sunday Selfies with a Backpack

    Sadie is continuing with her back to school theme on this Selfie Sunday. Last weekend she showed off her new outfit. This week she’s got her cute little camo backpack packed with the essentials: a squeaky pencil and a squeaky...


  • 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 with cute little Teddy Bear Sadie? This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat...


  • 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 randomly decided that this teddy bear did not earn his spot on the couch and needed to be taught a...


  • 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. So today I thought we would test out another form of back to school transportation – a convertible. Sadie looks...


  • Sunday Selfie in a New Dress

    Sadie is feeling stylish today, showing off her new dress!   This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The Cat on My Head.  


  • 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 symbol of this time of year – the school bus. And it looks like Sadie feels the way many kids...


  • What’s Shakin’ Bacon?

    Tomorrow is International Bacon Day! Gotta love those made up holidays all about tasty treats! Too bad we just ran out of bacon last night in my house. At least we can celebrate with some bacon themed clothing and accessories!...


  • Fueling the Fashion with Merrick Backcountry – #ChewyInfluencer

    Sadie and I love to spend quality time together by having our own little photo shoots. I enjoy exercising my photography skills, Sadie is a natural diva model, and we both love playing with different outfits and accessories to create our...


  • 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 part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.


  • Sunday Selfies in a Box

      I was trying to decide what to put in my pretty new storage box when Sadie made the decision for me. Notice she doesn’t have her usual smile. Instead Sadie is giving me the “I dare you to make...


  • Hands Free Convenience with the RokaPets Dog Treat Pouch

      A few weeks ago I talked about what you can find inside the purse of a typical Dog Mom. When I take Sadie out for a walk I regularly lug that full purse with me, stuffed with poop bags, tissues,...


  • Hanging Out on Selfie Sunday

      Sadie and I are hanging out at home on this lazy Sunday. And I mean literally hanging. Sadie is taking some Selfies today while hanging in our hammock! This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The...


  • Have You Spoiled Your Dog Today?

    Today is National Spoil Your Dog Day! I know in some houses, especially my house, every day seems like Spoil Your Dog Day. But today it’s official. Give your dog extra treats. Let your dog take over the couch and...


  • 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 trailer for my new book How To Get Your Dog To Eat. And starting on 8/10 you can enter my...


  • 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 sounds and transitions to some iPhone videos of a game of catch. Personally I still think cell phone...


  • 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 just give me a minute or two to dig around, I can probably come up with a snack of...


  • #SharkWeek Selfies

    Sadie has been enjoying Shark Week by spending some quality time with her shark bed. She played catch from the comfort of her pink shark. She buried a bone or two beneath the fluffy pink jaws. And of course she...


  • Sunday Selfies with My First Book!

    Sadie is extremely proud to announce that her Mom has secretly been writing a series of books for dog owners! Now she is ready to share the first two books with all of you! We hope you get a chance...


  • 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?   We plan on enjoying a nice barbecue this evening with some hot dogs on the grill!   This post...


  • Sunday Selfies with a Surfer Dog

    Check out my little surfer girl!   Ok, maybe Sadie can’t actually surf. In fact, I’m not even sure she can swim. (We’ve both been to the beach, but we decided to admire the waves from dry land.) But she still looks adorable...


  • The Original Tweeter

    This post is part of the Pet Parade blog hop hosted by Rascal and Rocco, Bionic Basil, and M.K. Clinton.    


  • Celebrating Independence Day!

    Happy Fourth of July! Hope everyone is having a wonderful Independence Day!


  • Yorkie Doodle Dandy

    At this time of year I always get that old song stuck in my head – Yankee Doodle Dandy. Sadie was posing in her patriotic outfit the other day and to get her attention to face the camera I kept...


  • It’s National Camera Day!

      I’m celebrating National Camera Day with some snapshots of my favorite little model – Sadie!


  • Today is National Sunglasses Day!

      Sadie is looking cool in her purple shades on National Sunglasses Day!  


  • Sunday Selfies with a New Summer Hat!

    On this Selfie Sunday, Sadie is excited to share with you her new Summer hat! Besides being totally adorable, I’m hoping the hat will help keep the sun out of her eyes when we’re relaxing out on the deck. During...


  • Summer is Here!

    Sadie is dressed and ready to celebrate the first official day of Summer! After a wet and gloomy start to the week, it’s nice to enjoy some sun and spend some quality time outdoors, especially on the longest day of...


  • Sunday Selfies on Father’s Day!

    Wishing all the Dads, Granddads, Dog Dads and Cat Dads a Happy Father’s Day! This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The Cat on My Head.


  • Tongue Out Tuesday – Ready for Flag Day

    It’s over 100 degrees out today, for the third day in a row. Definitely the type of weather that guarantees tongues will be out this Tongue Out Tuesday. But it is just too hot to play outside today, so Sadie decided to...


  • Tetris Day Fun

    Yesterday, June 6th, was the 33rd anniversary of the release of the classic video game Tetris. I was born exactly six months after Tetris débuted to the public. That particular video game features prominently in many of my childhood memories,...


  • Happy 5th Birthday Sadie!

      Today we are celebrating Sadie’s 5th birthday!


  • Tongue Out Tuesday in a Moving Box

      Sorry that Sadie and I haven’t been around as much as we should be lately. Life has gotten really busy, and as you can see in the photos, boxes are involved. No, Sadie and I are not moving, but we’ve...


  • Happy Mother’s Day 2017!

    Happy Mother’s Day!   Look how proud Sadie is posing with her Mother’s Day present to me! This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The Cat on My Head.


  • Caturday Art with a Sugar Skull

    This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.


  • Sleepy in a Sombrero

      Sadie is resting up today for our Mexican fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Most likely our fiesta will involve Mexican takeout and a walk past the Mexican restaurant that usually has live music piped outside. We’ll finish our evening...


  • Star Wars Day Balloons!

    Every year on Star Wars Day, I dress Sadie up as one of our favorite characters (this year’s character is R2D2!) and then we have a movie marathon. Unfortunately Sadie doesn’t quite understand how sitting on the couch in front of the TV on May...


  • Caturday Art In a Tree

      Yesterday was Arbor Day here in the US and Sadie decided to try climbing a cherry blossom tree in celebration!   This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.  


  • Sunday Selfies in Bed

      It’s been a busy week so Sadie and her teddy bear decided to spend Sunday the traditional way – napping in bed. Her schedule for the day: sleep, breakfast, nap, brunch, sleep, quick trip to the backyard, and more...


  • Caturday Art on Earth Day!

      In honor of Earth Day, Sadie and I took a lovely nature walk to enjoy the cherry blossoms. We stopped at some particularly picturesque spots to create some digital art that we’d like to share with you today! Hope everyone...


  • Easter Look Alikes!

    Today is one of those fun random holidays – National Look Alike Day! Just last Sunday I spotted some look alikes sitting on the couch and had to get a few photos.


  • Tongue Out Tuesday on Tax Day

      Sadie is smiling her tongue out smile today because our taxes are done and our refund is on its way!


  • Easter Sunday Selfies

      Happy Easter! Hope the Easter Bunny hops on by and leaves some tasty (pet-friendly) goodies for you and your loved ones today! This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The Cat on My Head.  


  • Energizer Sadie

      Since this is the season of the bunny, I decided it was the perfect time to share with you some very bunny-like behavior of Sadie’s – the Energizer Bunny to be precise. Sadie is generally a pretty lazy dog,...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday on #NationalPetDay

    Sadie is smiling because today is National Pet Day! Spend some quality time with your pets today!  


  • Bunny Selfies!

      Sadie took some bunny selfies this weekend and thinks she should send them to the people at Cadbury. With this disguise she’d be perfect for the Cadbury bunny auditions, right? This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop...


  • Sunday Selfies with a Raincoat

      Sadie has decided to be proactive this weekend and got out her adorable pink raincoat. She took some selfies to prove that she is ready for those April showers! This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop...


  • Sadie the Lady Bug

      Since Spring still isn’t cooperating outside, Sadie decided to bring some Spring indoors with this fun little photo shoot. Doesn’t she look cute as a button dressed up as a little lady bug? This post is part of the...


  • Sunday Selfies with a Traffic Cone

    So a few days ago Sadie wouldn’t stop barking in our bedroom, which has a window that overlooks our next door neighbor’s house. When I looked out to investigate, I could see someone from the cable company working on a...


  • It’s Spring… sort of…

    Today is the first official day of Spring! Unfortunately Sadie and I haven’t gotten to do anything fun or Spring-like outside yet because we are still dealing with the snow that fell on the last day of Winter… yesterday. I...


  • Caturday Art – St. Patrick’s Smile

    Sadie is all smiles today as she smells our traditional corned beef and cabbage St. Patrick’s Day dinner!   This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.    


  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

    My little leprechaun is smiling as she spreads the luck of the Irish to everyone today! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


  • Thirsty – #PetPhotographyChallenge

    The theme this week in the Pet Photography Challenge Facebook group is thirsty. Sadie was being stubborn during our photo session and refused to drink while the camera was pointed at her. The only way I could get her interested enough in...


  • A Tongue Out Tuesday Cutie Pie

    Today is Pi Day (3.14 – cute idea, right?) so Sadie is being a cutie pie! Enjoy your favorite flavor of pie today!


  • 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 Photography Challenge.     This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The Cat on...


  • Caturday Art – Daylight Savings

    For Caturday Art this week, Sadie is posing with a clock to remind everyone here in the US that Daylight Savings time begins tomorrow. Before you go to bed tonight, remember to Spring forward and move your clocks ahead one...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday in a Toga

         


  • 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 the bokeh challenge last month. So I thought I would try to combine the two and see how Sadie looks in...


  • Making Music – #IfPetsHadThumbs

    Today in celebration of If Pets Had Thumbs Day, Sadie is playing with her trumpet squeaky toy. She already knows she can make beautiful music with her squeaky toys, so Sadie thinks that if she had thumbs she could be a...


  • Mardi Gras Masquerade

      Yesterday Sadie got all dressed up in honor of Mardi Gras! We might not be in New Orleans, but we can still look fabulous and have some fun! This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.


  • Tongue Out Tuesday – Tooth Fairy Edition

    Today is National Tooth Fairy Day! In this flashback photo, my puppy Sadie has lost her very first baby tooth. Instead of cash, the Tooth Fairy put a dog treat under little puppy Sadie’s dog bed. Afterward I wondered if...


  • Sunday Selfies with Bacon Dog

    On this Selfie Sunday, with Sadie posing for some photos with Bacon Dog, I think it’s time for a confession. Sadie does not really like bacon. *Gasp* A dog that doesn’t like bacon?!? In our household, we typically like to...


  • In the Doorway

      This week I am combining my Caturday art post with my entry for the Pet Photography Challenge. The challenge this week is doorways. In these photos Sadie is sitting in a revolving doorway in a beautiful old Art Deco-style...


  • Sadie Loves Rachael Ray Nutrish Treats!

    On the heels of Valentine’s Day and Love Your Pet Day, Sadie has decided to share something she absolutely loves – Rachael Ray’s dog treats. For years she has been in love with the Soup Bones – especially the beef...


  • At the George Washington Bridge on George Washington’s Birthday!

      In honor of the birthday of our first President, today I’m sharing some photos of a little trip Sadie and I took to the George Washington Bridge. On the New Jersey side there are a number of parks right...


  • #LoveYourPetDay

      Sadie is covered in hearts today because it’s National Love Your Pet Day! Make sure you give those special animals in your life some extra love and cuddles today!


  • 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 on the rug just watching everyone. When I’m in the mood to eat by the TV, Sadie sits next...


  • A Valentine’s Day Tongue Out Tuesday

      Since today is both Valentine’s Day and a tongue out Tuesday, Sadie would like to offer you all many Yorkipoo kisses! Happy Valentine’s Day!


  • A Caturday Art Love Bug

      This little cutie pie is ready for Valentine’s Day next week!     This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.    


  • Sadie and Her Winter Pals

      Today Sadie is hanging out with her penguin pals because yesterday we had the biggest snowstorm of the year and no one wants to go outside. We love watching the snowflakes and admiring the peaceful beauty of snow from...


  • The YourDesignerDog Blog Turns Three!

      Today Sadie and I are celebrating our 3rd Blogiversary! The blog has continued to grow over the last three years slowly, but surely. While my statistics aren’t quite where I’d like them to be yet, I keep reminding myself that slow and...


  • Super Bowl Selfies

      While these photos are adorable and football related, they aren’t actually Super Bowl selfies. But true story – Sadie and I really attempted to take actual selfies in front of the actual Super Bowl! Three years ago, the Super Bowl was...


  • A Caturday Art Cheerleader

    Sadie is ready for the big game tomorrow! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.  


  • Yay! It’s Groundhog Day!

      Sadie is happy to celebrate Groundhog Day today! In her opinion, any holiday that focuses on animals is worth celebrating. Also any holiday involving presents. And any holiday involving special food and treats. Ok, so Sadie just likes celebrating...


  • 5 Reasons the Puppy Bowl is Better than the Super Bowl

      The big game is this weekend and most Americans are ready for some football. But in some households there may be a debate about which football players are better to watch. In my opinion the answer is simple –...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday with a Scarf

         


  • Caturday Art on Chinese New Year

      Today is Chinese New Year and Sadie wanted to show off a piece of art to celebrate. This year is considered the year of the rooster. Since Sadie was born on a farm, she used to love to run and play with the chickens and roosters. She just...


  • Feeling Tall

    For the Pet Photography Challenge this week the task was to take photos from a lower perspective. This is a technique I use all the time in taking photos of Sadie. It makes Sadie feel like a strong focal point...


  • Sunday Selfies in the Snow – Part 2

    Another weekend, another snowstorm. At least Sadie is staying cozy warm with her new winter hat!   This post is part of the Sunday Selfies blog hop hosted by The Cat on My Head.  


  • Caturday Art on Dress Up Your Pet Day!

    Sadie is looking stylish today in her pink polka dot ensemble to celebrate Dress Up Your Pet Day!       This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.


  • What’s In a Name?

      Have you ever noticed all the crazy names you call your pets sometimes? Maybe it’s just me, but I tend to use all kinds of silly terms of endearment much more often than I use Sadie’s actual name. Scientists say that...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday with a Snowman Headband


  • 2017 Pet Blogger Challenge

    Once again Sadie and I are participating in the Pet Blogger Challenge. It’s a great way to think about what worked and didn’t work in the world of pet blogging over the last year and come up with ideas and...


  • Sunday Selfies in the Snow – Part 1

    Sadie and I woke up this morning to find the world covered in white. Since we had no plans to go out this weekend, we were happy to enjoy a peaceful afternoon watching the snow fall. Of course she wanted to...


  • A Long Winter’s Nap

    *Yawn* Cold weather + snuggly warm hoodie = a long Winter nap.  *Yawn*   This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.


  • The Get It Off Me Game

        Whenever Sadie and I are leaving the house, I signal to her that we are going out by getting her collar. I typically put on her collar and jacket or harness dress and then go get my jacket...


  • Amber Waves of Grain

    While taking these photos of Sadie, I couldn’t get the song America the Beautiful out of my head. It may not be the fields of grain described in the song, but the way the light was hitting this section of...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday with Penguin Feet

      My happy little pup is looking like a half penguin, half Yorkipoo while chillin inside a penguin gift bag!


  • 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 long nap!   In the spirit of trying something new this New Year, Sadie and I decided to try...


  • New Year’s Eve Art

      Happy New Year’s Eve! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.


  • Merry Christmas 2016!

      Merry Christmas everyone! Hope Santa brought lots of goodies for you and all those you love!


  • Santa Stakeout Part 2 – The Night Before Christmas

      ‘Twas the night before Christmas, And this little Yorkipoo, Is napping beneath the tree, Waiting for you know who. As guardian of the house, Sadie feels it’s her duty, To supervise Mr. Santa Claus, As he drops off his booty....


  • 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 first Sadie wasn’t sure she liked her new reindeer bed. She didn’t really want to sleep in it or...


  • Ready for Winter

      The snowman rugs are all in place and Sadie’s winter hat is on the coat rack. That can only mean one thing – Winter has officially begun.   Happy First Day of Winter!     This post is part...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday Under the Christmas Tree


  • 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 Sugar‘s Black and White Sunday blog hop.


  • Santa Stakeout Part 1

      Sadie has been hanging out under the Christmas tree lately. When I asked her why she’s hiding there, she told me she is waiting for Santa. I explained to Sadie that she’s about a week too early, but Sadie...


  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Twins!

      I was looking online for a new ugly Christmas sweater for Sadie because she outgrew the one she had as a puppy. (Click here to see the flashback photos of Sadie’s first ugly Christmas sweater!) When I found the...


  • My Happy Little Reindeer


  • Caturday Art on Candy Cane Lane

      As Christmas approaches, our house begins to look like it belongs on Candy Cane Lane. Christmas cookies are being made, Christmas candies are being purchased, and candy canes are found all over the house. Sadie wanted to join in...


  • 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 out the stats on which are the best dry dog foods for your pups over at the SlimDoggy Dog Food Database.) But...


  • Pretty and Poisonous Poinsettias

      Poinsettias make beautifully festive holiday decorations at this time of year. Unfortunately for pet owners, poinsettias are also a dangerous toxin for dogs and cats. To avoid any potential risk to Sadie, I choose not to bring poinsettias into...


  • A Christmas Tree Tongue Out Tuesday


  • Caturday Art #15

    Sadie and I haven’t posted much in the last couple of weeks and you may have noticed why – our blog got a makeover. Unfortunately it was not an intentional makeover. I just signed on one afternoon to find all...


  • A Woodland Fairytale

      Sadie and I were taking a walk through the grounds of an historic mansion when we stumbled upon a patch of woods. Nestled among the trees we found this log cabin. It looked exactly like the quintessential house in...


  • Happy Thanksgiving 2016!

      Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing everyone bellies full of good food and lots of cuddles with your furry family.


  • Teepee Time!

    As Thanksgiving approaches, Sadie thought this would be the perfect time of year to reveal her exciting new dog bed – a teepee!


  • Caturday Art #14

        This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.  


  • Veteran’s Day at the US War Dog Memorial

      This Veteran’s Day Sadie and I are making sure to honor all of the brave canine veterans who give their lives to serve and protect this country, just like all of the human veterans out there. These photos of Sadie were...


  • An Election Day Tongue Out Tuesday

    Sadie has decided not to vote in the election this time around. Although she’s old enough to vote, being around 29 in human years, Sadie is just not sure about any of the candidates. She feels like none of the...


  • Caturday Art – Punk Rock Pet Portrait

      I love Sadie’s pink punk rock hair in this digital portrait!   This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.  


  • The Savvy Pets Giveaway – Ends 11/22

    The Savvy Pets Giveaway (3 Winners) We are co-hosting a giveaway with Deliciously Savvy and other great bloggers in which 3 Lucky Winners will receive amazing pet and animal related prizes! There is a first place, second place and third place...


  • The Trolls Are Coming!

      Sadie is very excited that the new movie Trolls is coming out soon! I’ve told Sadie all about the collection of troll dolls I had as a child and she was very intrigued. I had trolls in every shape,...


  • A Day of the Dead Tongue Out Tuesday


  • Have a Witchy Halloween!

      Have a happy and safe Halloween! Teach your dogs some Tricks tonight and give them some yummy Treats!


  • Black and White and Ready for Halloween!

      Sadie is so excited that tomorrow is Halloween! This post is part of Nola and Sugar‘s Black and White Sunday blog hop.


  • Caturday Art on National Cat Day!

      There are twice as many reasons to celebrate cats today! Not only is today the weekly Caturday Art blog hop, but it’s also National Cat Day here in the US! Usually on Caturday I show off some digital art...


  • Arachnophilia

    Arachnophilia means the love of spiders. Sadie and I absolutely, positively do NOT love spiders. (Sadie barks helpfully while I run around the house trying to catch and release the eight legged home invaders.) But we are both totally in love with Sadie’s...


  • 50 Years of the Great Pumpkin!

      Today is the 50th anniversary of the Great Pumpkin cartoon! Sadie is honoring this Halloween tradition by wearing her pumpkin glasses all day!


  • The Sweetest Trick or Treater

      Sadie is the sweetest little trick or treater I’ve ever seen and she just can’t wait until it’s Halloween! This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.


  • Hellfire

      My little devil is sparking with hellfire! She’s just so excited that Halloween is almost here!


  • Caturday Art #13

        This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess.


  • Pumpkin Head!

      I’m not sure what can be said about a hat for dogs with a jack-o-lantern on top. Sadie looks cute wearing it, but she can look adorable in just about anything. It was an impulse buy – on clearance of...


  • A Halloween Sweet Treat

    I’ve got a sweet little treat for you this Halloween season – my Sadie in her cupcake costume! Isn’t she just sweet enough to eat?!? I’m not sure I’d actually eat that hat piece though. That cherry on top is looking...


  • Save Money This Halloween – Re-Purpose an Old Costume!

    If you’re feeling creative, one great way to save money this Halloween is to re-purpose an old costume. You may have an outfit in the closet from an old recital or school play or something retro that belongs to a family member....


  • Tongue Out Tuesday in a Flower Pot

    Sadie and I were in a silly mood one day and I decided to turn my precious pup into a flower by putting a tutu on her head! What do you think, daisy? mum? pansy?


  • Caturday Art #12

    I love the tongue action in these two mosaic portraits, which show my Sadie embracing the Halloween spirit with her jack-o-lantern collar and her ghostly hair bows! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena...


  • My Reluctant Ghost

    Sadie wasn’t really in the mood to pose for this photo shoot. Maybe the ghost costume was too scary? I still ended up with some cute blooper photos, so I was happy in the end.   This post is part...


  • Super Easy DIY Halloween Costume For Your Dog!

    I love looking at all of the creative DIY Halloween costume ideas you can find everywhere at this time of year! But to be honest, I’m a bit clumsy with crafting, and most DIY costumes are beyond my beginner skill set....


  • Tongue Out Tuesday with a Tootsie Roll!

    Today I decided to share some photos of Sadie in her Tootsie Roll Halloween costume. After all, isn’t Tongue Out Tuesday the perfect day for finding out how many licks it takes to get to the center?


  • Sadie’s First Caricature

    Last weekend Sadie and I went to a fun dog event in a local park. They had tables of vendors, shelters and rescues, dog businesses, K9 police demonstrations, and many other fun activities. My favorite activity at the Carnival of...


  • The Happy Halloween Giveaway! Win $1000! Ends 10/31

    It’s giveaway time! Want to make your Halloween extra Happy this year? Then enter below for your chance to win one of two $500 cash prizes! Open worldwide to anyone 18 and over. Giveaway ends Halloween night (10/31/16) at 11:59PM. Get...


  • Sadie is Ready for Mad Hatter Day!

      Today is Mad Hatter Day and Sadie has picked out the perfect hat! This fun holiday, created in honor of the numbers written on the hat of Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter, encourages everyone to wear a silly hat all...


  • Be a Tourist in Your Own Town!

      The sun is shining; it’s a beautiful day. You want to take the dog out for a walk, but where to go? It gets boring walking the same old path around your neighborhood. But you’re not really in the...


  • An Orange and Black Tongue Out Tuesday

      The Halloween decorations came out of storage last weekend. Of course Sadie wanted to investigate everything to make sure she approved. One particular storage bin, which I use as Sadie’s toy box during the Halloween season, immediately drew Sadie’s...


  • Sadie and the City

      In this piece of abstract digital art, Sadie is posing by the view from our hotel room in New York City. As many of you know, Sadie and I live in one of the New Jersey suburbs of NYC,...


  • Sadie’s Dock Dog Daydream

    Have you ever heard of Dock Dogs competitions? I’ve been watching some videos lately of these fun events where dogs leap into the water to see who can jump the highest or the furthest or fetch a toy the fastest....


  • Tongue Out Tuesday on a Rock

       


  • Caturday Art – Mini Sadie

      I’m showing off something a little different for today’s Caturday Art post. Instead of the usual digital art, today we have a handmade mini plushie of my own little Sadie! This adorable little piece of art was made for Sadie by...


  • Welcome to Fall!

    Today is officially the first day of Autumn. Welcome to Fall!


  • Sadie and the Sunflower Hat

      I thought this sunflower hat would be the perfect fashion accessory for my little Sadie. It’s adorable, it has sunglasses, what more could you ask for? But in some of these photos my Sadie does not seem to be...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday in a Tiger Hat


  • Ahoy Mateys! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!

    Sadie is busy protecting her booty because it’s international Talk Like A Pirate Day!  


  • Portion Problems

      As you all know, Sadie is a picky eater. Some days she acts like she’s starving and will eat anything in sight. Other days she will only eat her dog food if I spoon feed her a few bites....


  • Hugging My Hound

      In honor of Hug Your Hound Day, I’m sharing a photo from a little trip Sadie and I took last week to visit a local lighthouse.     This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.


  • Tongue Out Tuesday #26

      Sadie is happy to be enjoying some little wildflowers during her evening walk. I know some people would consider them weeds, but to us they are cute little blossoms. When traditional flowers like tulips and daffodils are taller than you,...


  • The Empty Sky Memorial

    In honor of September 11th, Sadie and I visited one of the many memorials we have in our area. This memorial, called the Empty Sky, has metal walls engraved with the names of all those lost on 9/11. These metal...


  • Caturday Art – Grandparent’s Day Edition

      Tomorrow here in the US we celebrate Grandparent’s Day. While not as popular as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, I personally think Grandparent’s Day is an equally worthy holiday to honor important family members. Unfortunately none of my Grandparents are...


  • Zebra Flower Bloopers

    So I got this cute new hair bow for Sadie, which I’ve decided looks like a zebra flower. Of course the first thing I want to do is take some pictures of Sadie rockin’ her new bow. Unfortunately Sadie is...


  • Autumn Adventures $1250 Giveaway – Ends 10/15

    With Sumner ending and Fall just around the corner, it’s time to think about planning some Autumn adventures! Fall is a wonderful time of year for outdoor activities with your dog. Even Goldilocks would approve of Fall weather – not too hot,...


  • 2 Cool 4 School!

      It’s back to school time once again and Sadie is looking too cool for school in her new purple sunglasses! While Sadie and other dogs may look cool at this time of year, remember that the back to school routine may...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday on a Scooter

    For this week’s Tongue Out Tuesday photos, I’m sharing some pictures of Sadie “riding” on a scooter. I put riding in quotes here because this particular scooter is actually bolted to the ground. It’s meant as a cute photo prop for some...


  • 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 last bit of Summer. Last week Sadie and I spent a few days completely unplugged at the Jersey shore....


  • MIU PET Retractable Dog Leash Giveaway- 3 Winners! Ends 9/18

    MIU PET Retractable Dog Leash Giveaway (3 Winners ~ Choose size and color) Deliciously Savvy is hosting (and we are co-hosting!) a Giveaway in which 3 lucky pet parents will win a MIU PET Retractable Dog Leash in their choice of color and...


  • Celebrate National Dog Day!

      Today is National Dog Day! Celebrate with your four-legged friends and family today! Whether you play some extra fetch or share a yummy treat together, your dog will appreciate some quality bonding time in honor of National Dog Day....


  • The Yorkipoo of Oz

      Tomorrow is the 77th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz, which opened in movie theaters on August 25th, 1939. While I personally was a little scared of the movie as a child, my little Sadie is as brave as...


  • TOT BBall

      Sadie was so inspired by the Olympics that she decided to try out one of the sports involved. I looked around the house and the only sporting equipment I could find was this basketball. There’s just one problem – the basketball is...


  • #WorldPhotoDay 2016

      Today is World Photo Day, a day where photographers around the globe share some photos of their little corners of the world. Sadie and I are excited to participate this year with some pictures taken from the highest point...


  • Crown of Victory – Modern

      Yesterday Sadie modeled her version of ancient Olympic style with her laurel wreath crown. Today Sadie is modeling a more modern Olympic look with a patriotic tiara and stars and stripes dress. I bet all the American athletes wish they look as stylish as...


  • Crown of Victory – Ancient

      Sadie is wearing her winner’s crown today in honor of the laurel wreaths given to athletes in the ancient Olympics. I love the chic simplicity of these photos, giving them a timeless feel. Visit us tomorrow to see the stark...


  • Dreaming of Gold…

    This post is part of Nola and Sugar‘s Black and White Sunday blog hop.


  • Caturday Art – Portrait of a Victor

      In this digital art piece Sadie is posing as an Olympic victor with gold medals and a crown of laurels. Although these winning accessories are just props, Sadie is rather proud to tell you all that she recently did...


  • Sunglasses Bloopers

      When you are putting sunglasses on a dog and trying to take pictures of the cuteness, you would assume that your most difficult challenge will be keeping the sunglasses on your dog. But as these bloopers prove, Sadie is...


  • Keep Your Eyes on the Ball

      Sadie considers herself an expert athlete, especially when it comes to playing catch. So today she wanted to share a few words of advice to her fellow athletes from around the world who are giving it their all in the Olympic...


  • Spoil Your Dog Day – Pupcakes for Everyone!

    Happy Spoil Your Dog Day! Today is the official day of the year when you get to spoil your dog. If your house is like mine, then pretty much every day could be called Spoil Your Dog Day. But to make this official...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday – #WorldChompian

    Look at Sadie’s shiny new collar accessory! Thanks to BarkBox, Sadie is officially a #WorldChompian!


  • Go USA!

      Sadie is helping me cheer on the USA as we watch the Summer Olympics together! This post is part of Nola and Sugar‘s Black and White Sunday blog hop.


  • Caturday Art – National Coloring Book Day

      This past week Sadie and I participated in National Coloring Book Day! Sadie helped me pick out a cool doggie-Zen drawing to color and kept me company while I got to work. She even wore her pink crayon costume...


  • Let the Games Begin!

      Sadie and I are excited to enjoy the beginning of the Summer Olympic games today! I’ve always been a big fan of the Olympics and even got to attend the Summer Olympics myself when they were in Athens, Greece....


  • Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?

      One of the most anticipated treats every Summer is a juicy piece of watermelon. But can this tasty snack be shared with your canine best friend? Can dogs eat watermelon? The answer is YES! Watermelon – without seeds –...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday #25


  • My Little Hula Girl

    Sadie and I are planning a family birthday party for this weekend. As you can see from the photos, Sadie is voting for a luau theme. I tried to tell Sadie that her Uncle probably won’t want to wear a grass...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday #24

         


  • Black and White on the Railroad

    “🎵Sadie’s been sittin’ on the railroad all the live long day…🎵” No one is workin’ on this particular railroad because it’s actually a museum train car on display outside of an old railway station. This post is part of Nola and...


  • Caturday Art #11

      This week’s Caturday Art piece features a smiling Sadie enjoying a walk in the Summer sun.       This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess. An InLinkz Link-up  


  • Queen For a Day

    Sadie is a princess everyday in our home. But since yesterday was Sadie’s Gotcha Day, I thought we should do something special. So Sadie got to be Queen for the day. She’s used to the royal treatment as Princess, getting...


  • A Spoiled Rotten Yorkipoo Lives Here

      I can’t believe a spoiled rotten Yorkipoo has been living in my house for exactly four years! Tomorrow is the fourth anniversary of Sadie’s Gotcha Day! This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.  


  • Tongue Out Tuesday #23


  • Tongue Out Tuesday #22


  • All American Pet Photo Day

      Today is All American Pet Photo Day! It may be a silly, made up holiday, but I say any excuse to have some fun with your dog is fine with me! And this holiday gives me extra reasons to...


  • Bloopers in Bloom

    This post is part of The Lazy Pit Bull‘s Pet Blogger Bloopers Round-Up.  


  • A Sunny Tongue Out Tuesday

    I took this photo of Sadie below a statue, thinking the statue and surroundings made a nice photo backdrop. But when I looked at these photos on my computer, I was surprised to discover that there was a much brighter...


  • Caturday Art #10

      Since it’s almost the Fourth of July, Sadie has decided to wear her patriotic dress all weekend! The weekend has just begun and she’s already gotten quite a few compliments on this harness dress featuring lace and little American...


  • Rockets’ Red Glare

    As Independence Day approaches, I look forward to celebrating the season with fireworks. I know that many dogs have problems with the loud noises associated with fireworks, but luckily for me, Sadie doesn’t mind them at all. Although the loud...


  • Shark Attack! #SharkWeek

      Oh no! Sadie’s been swallowed whole by a shark! Wait a minute… is that shark pink?? And fluffy?? That’s right, Sadie is the proud owner of a dog house/dog bed in the shape of an adorably mean pink shark! It’s the perfect way...


  • EarthBites – Holistic Treats with Added Benefits

    Every dog deserves a treat once in a while. It’s a great feeling to see your dog smile when you give them a tasty treat. But it’s an even better feeling when that treat has added benefits to your dog’s...


  • Puzzle Play

    Sadie has a lot of fun playing with her puzzle toys. Playing in general is beneficial for dogs to feel happy and fulfilled, but playing with puzzle toys in particular brings out a dog’s curiosity and problem solving skills in wonderful ways....


  • Caturday Art #9

      Sadie is enjoying the green grass and the Summer sun during one of our backyard barbecues!   This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess. An InLinkz Link-up


  • Start Your Day with a Smile with Hill’s Breakfast Medleys

    It’s important to start your day the right way. You need to fuel your mind and body to handle whatever comes your way throughout the day. For you that may be a long shower, and quick workout, a refreshing smoothie,...


  • Sleepy Little Pack Mule

    Recently Sadie tried out a new doggy backpack (Thanks PetOverstock.com!). When you look at the before and after photos, you’ll probably think I’ve had Sadie carrying a heavy load on a long journey. She’s so sleepy she flopped down on her...


  • The “July Edition” LootPets Giveaway!

      The “July Edition” LootPets Giveaway (5 Winners $125 TRV) ~ Ends 7/16 Deliciously Savvy is hosting a giveaway for LOOTPETS Monthly Subscription Crate and we’re one of the co-hosts! This is a fabulous Geek and Gamer Gear Subscription Box designed...


  • A Watery Tongue Out Tuesday

    This is about as close as Sadie will to get any water, aside from the bathtub (where she doesn’t have a choice) and her kiddie pool (which is awesome and you should check it out here). I know lots of...


  • Celebrating Summer!

      Today is the first official day of Summer! To celebrate the day Sadie has dug up her ice cream cone squeaky toy. I’m guessing that’s her not so subtle hint that the time of year has come to start buying...


  • Caturday Art #8

      Sadie and her rubber ducky smiling in sepia! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess. An InLinkz Link-up   This post is also part of the Sepia Saturday blog hop hosted by...


  • Crazy Hair Day

      Static was not Sadie’s friend today. Her hair absolutely refused to be tamed. Luckily Sadie is a happy dog who won’t let a bad hair day get her down. This post is part of the Pet Parade blog hop hosted by Rascal...


  • Savor the Flavor of Delectable Delights By #NaturalBalance

    As most of you know, my dog is a very picky eater. The problem has gotten worse in the last year or so because the veterinarian wants Sadie on a prescription dry food to help support her joints. Sadie seems...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday – Flag Day Edition

      Happy Flag Day!


  • Sadie Butt

    So I know these photos aren’t the greatest quality and Sadie desperately needed a haircut when I took them, but I always loved the way her little butt and tail looks while she’s wearing this dress. This post is part of...


  • Car Seat Bloopers

      It’s that time of year when the weather’s nice and everyone is ready to spend some time outdoors. But in order to go exploring somewhere new, you must survive the car ride. Sadie is much more well behaved in the car than other...


  • Tugging All Day with the Tether Tug

    Ever since hearing about the Tether Tug, I’ve always wanted to try it out with Sadie. But my pup is so picky that I wasn’t sure it would be useful in my household. When the opportunity came to test the Tether Tug...


  • Sadie’s New Storage Solution

      Our household has recently gained a really handy new piece of furniture. It’s a great all-in-one storage solution for dog owners. One drawer for collars and leashes, one drawer for doggie sweaters and jackets and raincoats, one drawer for...


  • Tongue Out Tuesday #21

       


  • Trouble

    In this photo my little troublemaker has gotten her paws on a sock someone carelessly left on the floor. On her nose is piece of cheese that I was trying to use to distract her from the sock. As you...


  • Caturday Art #7

      Sadie is ready to spend the weekend fluttering around the house! Maybe this little butterfly will help me do some gardening if the weather cooperates.   This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena...


  • Etta Says – Chomp Some Elk!

      Sadie loves her dog chews as much as the next dog, but with this particular chew, Sadie couldn’t wait for me to remove the wrapper to get started! From the minute it left the box from PetOverstock.com, Sadie had...


  • Have No Fear With Primal Treats

    For a while now Sadie has been in love with Primal’s beef jerky treats. So when Chewy.com gave us the opportunity to try Primal Treats Beef Liver Munchies, Sadie and I jumped at the chance. In a world where any conscientious pet...


  • The Little Things In Life

    This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.


  • Collar

    Here is Sadie modeling her favorite Spring collar. I’ve found it very difficult to take pictures of Sadie focusing on the collar she is wearing. Either I can get a good photo of the collar, but not Sadie’s face, or if...


  • A Black and White Memorial Day Weekend

    Sadie’s got her tongue out this Memorial Day weekend as we put up our patriotic decorations and enjoy the early Summer heat. This post is part of Nola and Sugar‘s Black and White Sunday blog hop.


  • Frisco Premium Potty Pads – #ChewyInfluencer

    Sadie may not be a puppy anymore, but we still make sure to keep a supply of puppy potty pads in our house at all times. Recently the nice people at Chewy sent us a package of potty pads so...


  • A Birthday Wordless Wednesday

    It’s time to sing Happy Barkday because today is Sadie’s 4th Birthday!!! This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.


  • Sleep

      Sadie had better catch up on her sleep today because tomorrow is a day full of celebrating. Tomorrow is Sadie’s 4th Birthday!     This post is part of the Pet Photo Challenge hosted by Six Legs Are Better...


  • Red Nose Day Bloopers

      Since Red Nose Day is all about comedy, I thought it would be appropriate to share some blooper photos with Sadie and her red nose. It is definitely not easy to make the red nose stay on a dog,...


  • Red Nose Day Returns!

    Sadie is excited to learn that Red Nose Day is back this year. The comedy telethon to benefit children’s charities takes place Thursday, May 26th. Last year Sadie modeled for everyone one of the Red Noses that are sold in...


  • Caturday Art #6

      This week Sadie will be turning four years old! The party really happens on her actual birthday, which is Wednesday, but I always like to do a little something for Sadie on the days leading up to her birthday, so...


  • Wildflowers or Weeds

    While out for a walk, Sadie and I noticed some tiny yellow flowers scattered in the grass. Sadie and I weren’t sure whether these cute little yellow blossoms were actually wildflowers or weeds, but either way Sadie and I thought...


  • Fun With Doggy Blocks – #ChewyInfluencer

      Our friends at Chewy.com recently sent Sadie a fun new treat puzzle! It’s called Doggy Blocks from Outward Hound. Doggy Blocks is a circular treat seeking puzzle with eight treat containers and four blocks. In general treat seeking puzzles are...


  • Flower

    This post is part of the Pet Photo Challenge hosted by Six Legs Are Better Than Two.    


  • Caturday Art #5

      In these portraits of Sadie you get to see that twinkle in her eye she gets every time she plays with a new squeaky ball. It’s plain to see her excitement and the energy radiating off of her in...


  • Lily Pond Bloopers

    For this month’s Pet Blogger Blooper Round Up I’m sharing some photos I took of Sadie in front of a picturesque lily pond. It definitely takes quite a few more attempts to get a great photo of Sadie when we’re out...


  • Tire Ball

    From the creative team that brought you Tissue Box Ball and Bowl Ball comes a new game for dogs everywhere to enjoy – Tire Ball. Tire Ball involves a rubber tire toy and a squeaky dog ball. It’s a combination of a chasing...


  • Which Flowers Are Safe For Your Pets?

    If you’re thinking about planting a garden or just planting a few flowers to make your home look nice, you need to consider which flowers are safe for your furry family members. There are many flowering plants that are toxic...


  • Happy Mother’s Day 2016!

    Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms, Grandmas, Dog Moms and Dog Grandmothers in the world! This post is part of Nola and Sugar‘s Black and White Sunday blog hop.