8 Tips for Bringing Your Dog to a Pet Expo

Spring is just around the corner here, and we’ve been looking at pet expos and vendor fairs for booths for our PawZaar gift store. We’ve already signed up for POPCats Austin in May but… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Creating Healthy School Lunches Without Sacrificing Fun

This post is in partnership with Sistema®, available at Meijer.  If you’ve been reading here for a while, you probably know that I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. The pressure to come up with something grand always feels overwhelming, and … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe at a Super Bowl Party

Sunday, as most of you know, is the Super Bowl or, as apparently we’re now supposed to say, “the big game.” For many of you, that means Super Bowl parties. For all the fun of a… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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10 Day Trip Safety Tips for Your Dog

As we told you about last month, John and I have been busily running around updating our Day Trips from Houston guidebook. The book focuses on trips within a two-hour drive of the city and, of… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Encouraging Learning Through Hands On Play

This post is sponsored by Mattel, but all opinions are my own. A friend and I were recently talking about how much different early childhood is today from when we were growing up in terms of learning. When we were … Continue reading

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Tips to Help Extend Your Dog’s Life

I’ve had several friends lose pets to old age lately, and quite frankly, my Penny is not getting any younger. Here are some longevity tips from KDKA, the CBS affiliate in Pittsburgh. Until next time, Good day, and good og! … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe (+ A 3 Camera Security System GIVEAWAY from Blink!)

This post is brought to you by Blink Home Video Security. While this was a sponsored opportunity, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. As a mama to two young kids who travels often (and who has a … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Making Back to School Easier

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. In just a few weeks, Essley heads back to school. (And in just a few months, we register Emmett for preschool for next year which is mind boggling on … Continue reading

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Shih Tzu Care Tips

Shih tzu’s are good-natured and easy to train, making them great family pets. But caring for a Shih tzu can be time consuming because they require a lot of grooming. A major part of Shih tzu care is proper grooming … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Eating Organic Without Spending a Fortune

By Lifestyle Contributor Sarah Williams Organic food is food grown without the use of man-made fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and livestock additives. This is important because eating organic can help lower the number of contaminants found in your body. But … Continue reading

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