Our Grain-Free Journey–for Ourselves AND Our Dogs

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. John and I have been on a low carb diet for many years, working hard to avoid grains as much as possible in our meals. We feel better, our clothes fit better, and I think we have more energy when we stay […]

Traveling with Wet Dog Food

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. It’s travel season! After a few months of gray skies and chilly (for us!) temperatures, we’re definitely feeling the urge to hit the road with Irie and Tiki for some spring getaways. We just booked a trip to the beach for us […]

Win a Year of #NutrishDish for Your Dog!

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. This month, Irie and Tiki have been super excited to try out the new DISH from Rachael Ray Nutrish super premium food for dogs. With whole ingredients that you can spot in your dog’s bowl, DISH is the newest addition to the […]

10 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog #NutrishSeniorPets

We adopted both Irie and Tiki at the age of six months. I’ll be honest: for all the puppy fun and incredible joy, there was a lot of work as well. From digging in the yard to chewing off each other’s collars, we had a busy, busy time during the first two years. As they’ve […]

Got Buffalo? Trying #NutrishZeroGrain Beef with Bison

The first time Tiki and Irie saw buffalo, they were pretty unsure of these giant animals. We were in Stonewall, Texas checking out the Lyndon Baines Johnson State Park and State Historic Site when we were writing our Texas with Dogs guidebook and came upon the park’s herd. Not only did Tiki not care for […]

Enter #NutrishPetMoments Contest: $1500 + 1-Year Supply of Nutrish!

It’s hard to believe–really, really hard to believe–but this Friday will mark Tiki’s SEVENTH “gotcha” day when we adopted her at our local shelter. She’s not our most recent adoptee (18-month-old Lucky has that distinction) but Tiki’s arrival was definitely one that impacted our lives in a major way. With her adoption, just six months […]

Enter the #ChefTails NYC Trip Sweepstakes!

We all know what they say about the best-laid plans. Well, this week’s plans certainly went awry thanks to predicted thunderstorms that caused us to rebook our planned trip to the beach with Irie and Tiki. Although we couldn’t work on that portion of our guidebook revision project, we decided to head off in another […]

How to Photograph Your Dog This Holiday Season

This post is sponsored by Rachael Ray Nutrish. All thoughts and opinions are our own. As always, thank you for reading and supporting our sponsors. The countdown is on the for the holidays! In our home, our furry family members are a huge part of our holiday celebrations. With no children in the house, Irie […]

Our Dogs Are Family – And That Includes Family Travel

This post is sponsored by Rachael Ray Nutrish, a company whose proceeds all go to support homeless pets. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting our sponsors. The upcoming holiday season really makes me value our family – and that family is definitely one composed of both humans and pets. The […]

Halloween Safety: Costumes & Your Dog

This post is sponsored by Nutrish. All opinions and statements are entirely our own. Are you planning to enjoy some Halloween fun with your dog? Whether that fun means an afternoon of costumed photos, a pet parade, or an evening of trick or treating, it’s important to make sure your dog is safe and comfortable […]

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