The Best Dog Breeds for Families

So, you’ve decided that your family is ready to add a dog into the chaos! There’s plenty of love to go around and everyone has promised to do their bit! But how do you go about choosing the right breed? Large or small? Long haired or short? Do you and your family have the energyContinue Reading …

Love your Purebreed Labrador with Royal Canin

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Royal Canin. All opinions are 100% mine. We have a lot of animals! More than the average family and it is easy to forget that each and everyone is unique and has special needs. Not only do each one of our pets have theirContinue Reading …

Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Halloween is just around the corner and that leaves many preparing to look for costumes, candy, décor and so much more. There is a lot of preparation that goes into celebrating Halloween but many don’t think about how they can keep their pets safe over Halloween. Our pets are our best friends and members ofContinue Reading …

What you Should know Before Adopting a Cat #ChurchandDwight

This post is part of the Church & Dwight ambassador program. All opinions are my own   There are many things that get better with age, and a feline friend is one of them! If you’re thinking about adopting a kitten or know someone who is, ask that they consider a senior cat instead. Sure,Continue Reading …

Call me Farmer Ginger

It has been a busy summer here. We have been exploring a bit but mainly the busyness has been at home. It all started in June when we attended a hobby farm auction. While driving by the auction house one day I saw a sign for an upcoming auction. I told my husband that iContinue Reading …

How to Make Your Fur Baby Part of the Family Experience

For much of human history animals have been part of the tribe. They were necessary companions that helped create a safe environment for their humans and who helped procure food at times. It is a recent trend that animals have transitioned from helpers and pets to what many people now call fur babies.It is nowContinue Reading …

Our Baby Hedgehog update

It has been just over two weeks since we welcomed our newest family member, a baby hedgehog.  Last I posted, we still did not know what we were going to name this cute little guy. But after lots of thinking and some debate, we decided on Nigel. I have been doing my best to postContinue Reading …

Meet our Hedgehog

When our oldest son was turning four, we had an animal themed birthday party for him. The traveling zoo brought to our home all kinds of reptiles, snakes, spiders, and small mammals. One of the animals we got to meet and hold was a hedgehog. I instantly fell in love with the spiny little guyContinue Reading …