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Tips and Tricks: House-training Your Puppy


Hello everyone and welcome to another post!

If you don’t already know, we got a puppy for Christmas/our first anniversary and let me tell you it is totally different from having a kitten.

I thought since we had Kevin for a few months, I was prepared for taking on a puppy.

I don’t know what I was thinking, Kevin and Cooper couldn’t be more different. Kevin will sit quietly on your lap purring up a storm while Cooper is a wiggle worm ball of wild energy. It is impossible to keep him still, which is to be expected because he is a puppy. I just thought he would calm down every once in a while so I can enjoy my coffee without being trampled in a storm of puppy love and affection.


How To… Be a Great Bridesmaid

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Hello Everyone and welcome to another post!

I had the honor of being part of my childhood best friend’s wedding in November of last year and it was exhausting! I had been the flower-girl in a family friend’s wedding when I was like 5, so obviously I was a little unaware as to how much work I would be doing as a bridesmaid. I’m honestly not sure why I was so shocked at the workload though because I just got married in 2017 and I remember relying on my own bridesmaids a ton.

Anyway I thought I would share a little insight into what is expected of a good bridesmaid, because let me tell you… There are good bridesmaids and there are not so good bridesmaids – and if you ever have the opportunity to be in a wedding that is not your own, you are going to want to do a good job so you aren’t remembered as that one bridesmaid in your favorite cousin’s wedding who didn’t do anything.

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5 Winter Road-Trip Must-Haves

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Hello Everyone!

I know this is a few days late and now that I’m back from my vacation, hopefully I will not have anymore late blogs.

Anyway I thought since we road-triped down to New Mexico and back to see friends and family for the holidays and to celebrate our first anniversary, I would share with you all some essentials that made the 18 hour car ride more enjoyable.

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Tips and Tricks: Litter Box Training


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If you didn’t already know, I recently adopted a new kitten who was living outside.

So I brought him home and immediately wanted to train him how to use the litter box so I wouldn’t have to constantly be cleaning up potty from the floor.

Of course I researched how to litter box train an outside cat and how to litter box train a kitten via the Google machine. I found a lot of helpful information and some not so helpful information. But over all the process seemed pretty straightforward so I’m going to make a little tutorial so that everyone can litter box train a kitten.

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My Newlywed Morning Routine

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Hello Everyone!

Since I finally have my own house it seemed like it is finally appropriate to write this post. I have lived in my home for about two weeks and so far it has been my dream house! You guys, this place has a dishwasher, a washing machine, a dryer and a ton of linen closets!! If you have been reading my blog, then you know those are pretty much the only things I wanted in my house.

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5 Things Nobody Tells First Time Homeowners

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It’s official! Mike and I are homeowners!! We signed all the paperwork on Friday and were moved in on Saturday. By moved in, I mean all our stuff was moved out of our apartment and put into a pile at the house. I have everything unpacked except a box of books I kept from my college days and I honestly haven’t found a place for those to go yet so they are still in a box. I could keep talking about the process of unpacking but I already did in my other post Settling In.

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