Sleepy Time

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We had some terrific Texas thunderstorms night before last, and a few again last night.  Short sleep, Gracie was taking full advantage of her comfortable bed this morning!  (You can see why the “bumper” sides are necessary.)  Now this little dog knows how to relax!  Sweet dreams, Gracie.

Does your dog sleep on their back?

Jingle Bells

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Oh Those VERY Big Jingle Bells!

Well, being short a sleigh and some horses (sigh), oh and of course any snow, Gracie decided that SHE should claim the big jingle bells!  And when kitty Tyler decided that they looked interesting too, she grabbed them by their connecting rope and took them away!

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Tyler shows some real interest…then Gracie takes charge.
And drags them away!!

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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle All The Way…

Have a Wonderful Christmas Everyone!

 

Double Giveaway!!

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I am super excited today to be uniting two of my very favorite websites – Sew Mama Sew and Blog Paws – via this very special giveaway of two of my pet products!   The giveaway is hosted twice a year by Sew Mama Sew, and the Wordless Wednesday is hosted each week by Blog Paws.  Please be sure to follow the links in the sidebar to see both of these wonderful sites.  There are so many wonderful giveaways on the Sew Mama Sew site this week, both for sewing/crafting supplies, and for handmade products.  And with Christmas just around the corner the timing for this huge giveaway could not be better!

Winners for this Sew Mama Sew giveaway have been notified.  There were so many great entries and I very much enjoyed reading each and every one.  As there were so many entries I decided to give away a second dog toy.  Winners for each prize are named under the prize.  Thanks everyone for participating and have a wonderful Christmas!

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My first giveaway is this lovely Christmas themed pillowcase pet bed cover.  This pet bed cover fits any standard to standard/queen sized pillow, and makes a very special resting spot for your pet!  It is durable, easy to clean, and folds flat for travel or storage.  Black minky fabric with billiard-style Christmas design on the cuff brings a bit of whimsy to your pet bed for Christmas.  It has a french seamed cuff and large section of Toughtek slip-proof waterproof fabric on the underside to make the pet bed really stay in place.  Just purchase a pillow (or use one of your pillows or other stuffing) to make this bed complete!

Winner of the first giveaway:  Lisa Cox

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My second giveaway is your choice of any one of the cute “Mod Stick” dog toys you see in this photo!  Custom made from a variety of fabrics, this irresistible squeaky toy is made from a double layer of canvas covered in quilt cotton, and measures 8″ long by 3.5″ wide.  It’s easily cleaned (as is the pet pillowcase) by just popping into the washer and dryer.  Clean on cold wash and low dry.

Winner of the second giveaway:  Debra Neiman and Tenacious Terrier (giving away two dog toys!)

Entering this giveaway is very simple!  Just leave me a comment below, and let me know your pet’s breed/type and name, and whether or not you have any special things you do with your pet at Christmas (cute outfits, take them to grandma’s house, etc.).  I can’t wait to read all your responses!

This giveaway is open until December 13 at 5 p.m. PST, and is open to all US participants only.  Winner will be randomly selected and announced in this post on Sunday, December 15th, so be sure to check back then.  Also please go and visit the Sew Mama Sew website to see all the other fabulous giveaways!!

And if you prefer to make your own things stay in touch, because this spring I plan on making pdf patterns for all my wonderful pet products, as well as other goodies for your home!

This post is part of a Wednesday blog hop. Please click the “Blog Paws” button in the sidebar to follow all the other wonderful pet blogs. Happy Blogging!

Such a Pair

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I visited my CPA recently.  I always like going to her place, because she lives in the country, although close in to the city.  On this visit I was greeted by a most unusual pair, a Barbados lamb and a dog!  They simply made such a sweet pair.  When I left the young sheep was laying down and resting its head on the dogs hindquarters.  Oh how I wanted to just take that baby home with me!

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Best of Friends

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Hey Watcha You Lookin’ At?

This post is part of a Wednesday blog hop. Please click the “Blog Paws” button in the sidebar to follow all the other wonderful pet blogs. Happy Blogging!