Category: Dogs

Snow Dogs

Snow Dogs

The winter storm blew through and let us unscathed with much less snow and ice than predicted and the sun made an appearance yesterday to help melt some of it away. We feel very fortunate to have power after watching all the storm coverage. . . And are thankful to be able to sweep away inches of snow, rather than shoveling feet of…

A Visit from Santa Paws

A Visit from Santa Paws

We hope you had a dog gone good Christmas! Chloe and Gracie were good girls (mostly :) and had a visit from Santa Paws. . . Their stocking was filled with toys and treats and Santa found cute sweaters while shopping at HomeGoods. We should have asked Santa to bring us some sweater weather since our December has…

‘Tis the Season and Decking the Halls: Recipes and Christmas Inspiration

'Tis the Season and Decking the Halls Christmas Inspiration and Recipes

Are you busy decking the halls and trimming the tree? I am currently dog sitting my mother-in-law’s two puppies while she’s in the hospital, so I’m knee-deep in white dogs as well as Christmas decorations. :) Thank you for all your prayers and get well wishes for her, please keep them coming. We’re hoping she’ll be released to rehab…

Giving Thanks and Knee Mail Request

Chloe & Gracie Turkey Treats

Sending you a Happy Thanksgiving wishes from our two turkey lovers! I also have a Knee Mail request. My dear mother-in-law Betty went into the hospital earlier this week from a fall and fractured ribs. She’s having difficulty breathing with the pain. We’re visiting her in the hospital today and our turkey is in the freezer waiting…

Recipe for a Happy Thanksgiving!

Wine Pie Repeat

Recipe for a Happy Thanksgiving: Wine, Pie, Repeat! Pumpkin-Pecan Streusel Pie with Pecan Piecrust Wishing you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. . . And all the turkey you can gobble! From two turkey lovers :) Wishing you or your family members safe travels and a happy holiday weekend! Happy Thanksgiving from Chloe & Gracie ♥

Weekend Waterview: Here Comes the Sun!


After 10 days of rain and three very wet weekends in a row, we’re enjoying some welcome sunshine! It’s clear and frosty this weekend and fall has definitely arrived in North Carolina. . . The plus side to all our rain is the pond is full! Fall color has peaked and most of the leaves came down with our…

Best Witches for a Happy Howling!

Best Witches for a Happy Howling

Chloe & Gracie give Halloween two paws up! After all, Halloween is all about the treats! I found some pumpkin flavor Howlin’ Goodies Dog Treats at HomeGoods. And witch hats flew home to land on their heads from Hobby Lobby. Getting their hats to stay on their heads is a real trick :) Best Witches for a Happy…

Weekend Waterview: A Little Steam Fog


Happy Sunday! I hope you’re enjoying some beautiful fall weather this weekend and cooler temperatures like we are in North Carolina. After our much-needed rain, it’s nice to have a sunny weekend to enjoy and crisp fall mornings. And watch the steam fog drift quietly across the lake. We only have tiny pockets of fall color…


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