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Keep Them Warm

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, things are getting colder, so it is a good time to remember that if you are cold, your animals are cold too. We are quite aware that not all animals are indoor…

Snowy Getaway

If I close my eyes and think about a cozy stone cottage nestled in the woods, the Hoffman Cottage from The Green Door is what I see. Featuring an open plan with living space and kitchen dining area, a separate…

Merry And Bright

There is something about Christmas decorations that just changing the colors can change the entire mood of a room. Bright colorful lights and primary colors gives off strong ‘ family friendly’ vibes. Silver and gold decorations, change things into more…

Christmas Critters

Oh the magic of Christmas is upon us all. Even the wildest of us are wondering which of those Santa lists our names fell on. We personally know that ours always calls on the naughty one, that is just a…

Christmas Candy

I just love it when a plan falls apart, and then comes back together in an even better way than the original one ! That is precisely what happened with this post today. I had picked up the super cute…

Waiting On Santy Paws

Tis the last day of November, and since Thanksgiving has come and passed, it is now perfectly acceptable to start putting up your Christmas decor. Those that insist on putting it up before Thanksgiving, are just a bunch of heathens!…

Work It Off

Holiday weight gain season is upon us, and while most of us do joke about all those extra pounds we expect to gain over the season, the good news is that on average, most people only gain 1 pound between…

Cozy Cocoa Comforts

Old Fashioned Hot Chocolate Ingredients 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate1/3 cup white granulated sugar4 cups whole milk1 pinch salt1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Instructions In a 2-quart saucepan, place the chocolate, sugar, milk, and salt. Over medium-low heat, stir gently with…

Decking The Halls

“Deck the Halls” (originally titled “Deck the Hall“) is a traditional Christmas Carol. The melody is Welsh, dating back to the sixteenth century, and belongs to a winter carol, “Nos Galan”, while the English lyrics, written by the Scottish musician…

The Chi Life

This trio of tiny terrors are all the proof anyone needs that size does not matter when it comes to how vicious you are. While a deep throated growl and woof from a large breed may make you pause in…