Fido’s Freebie Friday Enjoys Springtime


Spring can be a notoriously short season in Texas. Often we hop from sweaters to sleeveless shirts with hardly a time to enjoy temperate conditions. This year, however, has been the exception. After years (five?) of record drought, this spring has been wetter and cooler than usual. We’ve been able to enjoy hiking with Irie […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Gets Ready for the Beach


As you know, we’ve been busy, busy updating our Day Trips from Austin book lately. Irie and Tiki have been on a LOT of day trips the past few weeks as we update our guidebook, set for fall publication. Well, we’re now stretching our day trip in a multi-day trip, headed all the way to […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Celebrates #EBParties on Thursday Afternoon!


The countdown is on to Thursday afternoon’s #EBParties, a special Event Barkers giveaway event for Sniffery .com and the brand-new Sniffery Magazine! We’ll be handing out $100s in prizes in this one-hour event (and, even if you can’t make the Twitter party, you can enter to win a surprise prize through the RSVP giveaway widget!) […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Prepares for a Party!


How do you like our new Fido’s Freebie Friday badge? As you can see, this weekly blog hop is  co-hosted with and, our partners in the Event Barkers social media company for the pet industry. Today’s a great time to introduce our new badge–because we’re busy working on a new Event Barkers giveaway […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Runs Late!


No, you’re not looking at the calendar wrong…today IS Sunday, and I’m just now publishing our Fido’s Freebie Friday post! I had it almost ready to go then got sidetracked with an increasingly busy freelance work load. Along with freelancing for about half a dozen websites, we’re also updating our Day Trips from Austin guidebook, […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Prepares for Spring!


Are you as ready for spring as we are?! This has been a long winter here (although we know we have NO complaints compared to so many regions.) Irie and Tiki are really ready for some road trips; we kicked off research on our Day Trips from Austin book revision recently with the first wave […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Invites You to Join In

Irie supervises the site redo.

We wanted to take a week to be sure to invite fellow bloggers to add their pet-related giveaways to our weekly Fido’s Freebie Friday blog hop that we co-host with and We’d love to have your giveaway included in this weekly hop, which begins every Thursday at 4pm ET and runs through the […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Gets Ready for Day Trips


Tomorrow marks the start of a fun project for us: the revision of our Day Trips from Austin guidebook! This was our very first book so it’s always fun to revise it and see what’s new for travelers in this region. We’ll have our trusty researchers Irie and Tiki along for the job, too, to […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Tries to Stay Warm!


BRR…we hope everyone is staying warm on this week that has seen such cold temperatures so many places. Even here in central Texas, we’ve been flirting with the possibility of ice and snow all week with more chances in the coming days. Irie and Tiki have had their paws crossed for some snow but no […]

Fido’s Freebie Friday Unleashes PawZaar


This has been a busy, busy week for us as we launch the store featuring pet-themed gifts from around the world! One thing that has been super fun has been to go back through our photos, taken when we were on assignment, to find photos of us (OK, me) shopping everywhere from Panama, above, […]

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