You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#48 Back To School Shopping


Does pet parent back to school shopping sound more fun than kid back to school shopping to you, too?

You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#47 Pinterest For Pets



In April, I started seeing an increase in the number of people following my one board on Pinterest.  Like a lot.

At first I was a little worried. Was something hacked? Most of the followers were new accounts. Then I wondered if my board was featured on someone’s blog. Nothing turned […]

You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#46 Walk The Line


I always have an entourage when I move from one to another. It makes me feel pretty important. Until they try to anticipate where I’m going and I almost hit the floor. It’s amazing how a 7lb cat can trip you up.


Do you have an entourage? […]

You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#45 The Winter Coat


You know pet fashion has come a long way when your dog looks better dressed in his winter outerwear than you look in yours.  Although with my sense of fashion everyone looks better than I do.


Who dresses better- you or your dog? […]

You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#44 Before The Storm


You have to love impending snow storms.

The repeated weather warnings.

The stocking up on ice melt and shovels(what do people do with their shovels that the stores run out each storm?).

The mad dash to the grocery store to stock up on milk, eggs and bread (because you have […]

You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#43


A new neighbor moved into the house about 2 yards away over last winter and 2 dogs are frequent visitors to the house. So when we got the first real nice day to go out and do yard work with my dogs last March while they were visiting I made sure I was […]

Christmas Countdown Day 23- You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#42



Sleeping in late but still being able to watch the present opening joy, sounds like a great Christmas to me!


Christmas Countdown Day 16- You Know You’re A Pet Parent When…#41



There is no denying it know. Winter is here. Even the dogs didn’t seem too happy with it snowing all day on Saturday. But it is perfect for someone who is organized (so not me) and takes beautiful pictures of their pets (mine tend to be a blur) for yearly Christmas […]