5/22/17

Enjoying the Sunshine as a #ChewyInfluencer

Oh My Dog, our favorite time of the month, #Chewyinfluencer time!!! 
Living in a small town in a rural area, Chewy.com is always our go to place for our food, toys and treats! We love their fast delivery and, not only do they have around the clock customer service, but we have NEVER talked to a customer service representative that was grumpy or rude! They are always so friendly and helpful!



 This month, we are reviewing Lamb Meal flavored Earthborn Holistic Earthbites!  They are grain free and gluten free and made from whole food ingredients which make our Mama happy! They also have important Omega 3 and Omega 6 stuffs that are good for our furs!


 They are almost as big as a quarter and about as wide as a pencil, Mama was happy and amazed at how easy they could be torn into smaller pieces.




 
 We were NOT thrilled at how easy they could be torn...because we would have rather eaten whole ones!

Come on Mama, bring on the taste test!!
(Bilbo refrained from tasting because, once again, he was napping)

I, Jakey, was not thrilled with them at first taste. In fact, Mama had to ask real nice before I would eat the first one. But once I tasted it(and Arty ate his), I wanted another one(and another and another).  
I give them 2 Paws up!



 
I, Arty, loved them, and would be more than happy to eat Jakey's share too!  
Four paws up from me for sure!!



 
That's a total of 6 paws up for Earthborn Holistic Earthbites(Lamb Flavor)!



Thanks Mr. Chewy, Chewy.com and Natalie, we just LOVE being 
#ChewyInfluencers!!

As #chewyinfluencer, we received a bag of these nomilicious treats in exchange for our(or sometimes Mama's) honest and true blue opinion!

We are joining the Chewy.com Blogger Network Blog Hop!! 
Thanks to Sugar and Oz for hosting!

5/21/17

Snoozing BW Selfies!

 This week we we soooo tired that we asked Mama to take our selfies while we were sleeping....


 She says we sure can be lazy sometimes



We reminded her that Sundays were made for Snoozin'!



We are joining Nola and Sugar for Black and White Sunday this week!!
 



 
We are also joining The Cat on My Head this week for Selfie Sunday

5/20/17

Snooping Sepia Caturday Art-y

"Daddy...is that you snooping around out there???"

Mama made the picture sepia in her Lightroom editing program and then went to PicMonkey and used the "boost" effect, a bit of tan frost and a matte frame to create my Caturday Art-y today.

Happy Caturday!!




We are joining Athena over at Athena Cat Goddess Wise Kitty
for the Caturday Art Blog Hop! 

5/19/17

Sequoia Gardens in May - Flower Friday


Welcome to Flower Friday!! 
Mama here today, with Angel Dory's help, to show you around the May flowers blooming at Sequoia Gardens!! I'm excited to see the dahlia plants starting to grow. I'm hoping by July, the garden will be brimming will color!




In the meantime, there are more than a few orange daisies popping up!





I am missing my alter ego. 
Where Dory never met a stranger, I am more of an introvert...




This flower has me stumped...so many soft beautiful layers.




The Wysteria bloomed quickly this year, but it was beautiful while it lasted




 
The  yellow columbine is beautiful,






...as is the purple columbine.




"A Flower is a Smile from Heaven"
-Anonymous




Are they still blue bells if they are right side up???





I  need help with this one, I do love all the little purply blue petals.





"Count the garden by the flowers,
Never by the leaves that fall.
Count your life with smiles,
Not the tears that roll"
Rishika Jain's Inspirations




The Johnny Jump Pansies are still blooming




I love the pale colors of these flowers...I believe they are also pansies, but the flowers almost look  snapdragon-"ish"!




Let's wrap things up with a delicate yellow poppy!


"If I had a flower for every time you made me smile,
I'd have a garden to walk in forever...."
-Anonymous


Thanks so much for joining us for Flower Friday!!!

 
Hop aboard and show us the flowers blooming in your corner of the world (If you don't see the link here, please click HERE to go to our Hoppity page)!!

5/18/17

Thankful Thursday!


Arty here to share some of the many things we are thankful for on Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!





First, Bilbo wants to thank everyone for the Birthday wishes yesterday!! He had a great day full of naps, pumpkin treats and pumpkin crunchies! 






Thanks to Phenny for this pawsome Birthday Card too!!
 







Next, we want to thank everyone for stopping by and participating in Flower Fridays! We want to let everyone know Angel Dory and Mama will be hosting this week's Flower Friday and showing you what May looks like at the Sequoia Gardens! Make sure to hop aboard the Flower Friday Blog Hop with pictures of flowers in your area! 





Last but certainly not least,  I want to thank Louis Armstrong for doing such a great job as Blogville's Director of Arts and Entertainment for continuing to host his wonderful monthly challenges!! The dead lion for the May Challenge is coming up on Saturday, so hurry and get your entries in!! 

Here are the deets for the May Challenge!!
 
Stories we Love
In this challenge we share stories we love. 
What you Do:
1. Choose a story you love. The only criteria fur a story is that it must include an animal, bird, fish, reptile or other non-human living being. The non-human need not be the main character.

2.  Your story can be a poem, book, folk tale, movie, song or anything else that could be considered to be a story. It could be a story you have made up or one that you heard around a campfire. The wide-open choice is yours.

3. Write some words about the story and why you like it.

4. Include two photos: one of yourself and one that somehow relates too the story you have chosen.
   The  photo depicting the story can be the book cover, film poster, a picture of something like what is in the story, an author, or anything else that relates.  Please send photos in jpeg format. Louis has troubles with anything else.

5. Include the URL to your blog site as well as the name of your blog so Louis can link your submission to your  site.

6. Send your entries to Louis at louisbloggingdog(at)gmail(dot)com.

7. Dead Lion fur entries is May 20, 2017. They will be published on the Blogville Arts and Entertainment website on May 25th.

Everybuddy who enters will receive a cool badge!

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Of course, most of all, we are thankful to all of our friends for stopping by!!


 We are joining Brian for the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop this week!


5/17/17

Happy 15th Birthday Bilbo!!!


 Today we want to wish our big brother Bilbo a very 
HAPPY FIFTEENTH BIRTHDAY!!!
He may be 15, but Mama says he has the same bossy pants attitude he had when he was 15 weeks old!! 



 Although his hips aren't quite up to walkies anymore, he does love to sniff around the backyard!!


 
 He has a whole bunch of cuteness packed into his little body! 
Mama or Daddy can be found cuddling this guy day and night(even though he tries to wriggle free).

 Bilbo got a couple of very fun cards for his big day...
 Thanks to Madi for her card...Mama is giggling at this card because she thinks Madi and Bilbo may be a lot alike BOL!




 Thanks to 
Scylla, Yin, Yang, Chimera, Fenris and Tuiren(and their Mama) for this beautimous card!!




Now, some of you were wondering what Bilbo was doing when we were away camping. We THOUGHT he was home being pampered by Nanny Ally...BUT Mama found these pictures on his iPawd!! 
 




 




 




 Hmmmmmm....Looks like some dawg had a world tour for his Barkday!!
I wonder how many green papers HE put on Mama's Fleasa card!!!
We'll have to investigate!!


 
Thanks for stopping by, make sure to enjoy a piece of Cookie Cake!!