I come from a long line of dog lovers, and for me, my home would just not be complete without a dog. I have had dogs all my life, and in my early twenties my parents gifted me a puppy for my birthday. Vinny was a chocolate lab and in all honesty, probably one of the best dogs ever. He was lazy and sweet and patient and just truly a good dog. When he passed away in November of 2012, I knew that we would get another dog, but I also knew that I really wanted a mutt this time around. My mom always said that mutts were the “best of everything,” and I knew that I really wanted to rescue a dog this time around as opposed to buy a dog. There are so many dogs in need of good homes.
We are super excited in our house because we have a new nephew! He is so super cute and we are just enamored with him. He’s so teeny tiny and just absolutely perfect. What especially warms my heart is that my kids are over the moon about him. My daughter is the youngest in the family, and at 7, it’s been a while since there has been a baby around! [Read more…]