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Category Archives: Puppy Love

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Gir and Apollo in their bandanas.

Last year, my husband wanted to stay home and have a quiet Christmas Eve and Christmas, so that’s what we did. Since I had been up ’til about 0700 playing Borderlands 2, I slept til about 1300 when my husband asked if I wanted to go to the store. He Read more →

Moving Within Germany Part 6: Final Steps & Adjustments in the Move to Kaiserslautern

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Our last steps in moving within Germany from Heidelberg to Kaiserslautern were to get the dogs registered, to  get the car registered (with me on it this time), and to adjust to little differences in the handling of trash and recycling from the Army post we had lived on to Read more →

Homemade “Frosty Paws” Type Frozen Dog Treats

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Happy 4th of July! I’ve seen a lot of pictures going around talking about how hard this day is for dogs what with the loud noises and whatnot, and since it is probably going to be a hot day in many places and dogs need to cool down too, I Read more →

Peanut Butter Blossoms (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

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Today Toni at One Chocolate Box wants to know about favorite Christmas treats.  One of mine is buckeyes, but I’ve already shown you how to make those, so today I thought I would tell you how to make another of my favorite peanut buttery Christmas treats: peanut butter blossoms. These Read more →

A Dozen Reasons Having Dogs > Having Kids (For Me)

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Occasionally people think that people with pets and without children are choosing pets over kids or that pets are a good precursor to kids. I don’t fit either scenario. Even if I wanted kids, I’d still have dogs. But even if I didn’t have dogs, I still wouldn’t want kids. Read more →

Apollo’s First Walk Out in Heidelberg

The week after our anniversary, my husband Tim and I decided to take our min pin Apollo on his first walk out in Heidelberg. (Previously he had only walked on post). We decided to park at the PX and walk along the Neckar. We stopped by some steps near the Read more →

Kölle-Zoo Pet Store in Heidelberg

Apollo gets over-excited on walks and pulls ahead. With a collar, he always sounds like he’s having trouble breathing but doesn’t slow down whether we try to give him more or less room to roam. I was worried he’d hurt himself, and he was wearing down the fur at his Read more →

Photo a Day: August 27th-31st

Once again I managed not to specifically take any pictures that went with the prompts for Photo a Day August, but I did take some pictures this week and last that happened to work out, one of which was even on the correct day. If you’re a fan of my Read more →

Photo a Day: August 22nd-26th

I took a few pictures this week but didn’t intentionally take pictures to the prompts for the Photo a Day Challenge. One fit for the the prompt from the day before it was taken, so I’ll post that. The others all come from other weeks or even months, but have Read more →

Photo a Day: August 15th-21st

This week’s of Photo a Day challenges were ready, food, faces, inside, hole, today, and cool. The only ones I took on the actual day were ready (although not intentionally for the prompt) and cool (which I did take for the prompt). Most of the rest of the pictures I Read more →

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