Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days

A few weekends ago we participated in a fun event, Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days. What is Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days? SML Pirate Days was held July 20-22 at the lake and it’s purpose is to promote tourism at the lake.  People dress up like pirates and also dress their boats, docks and houses […]

A Summer Weekend at the Lake with Sherman

We have really enjoyed spending time at the lake this summer. I don’t want to forget these wonderful summer days, so I thought I’d share a few pictures from a recent lake visit. Sherman loves to ride on the boat and his favorite spot is beside Mr. SP.  He loves to feel the cool breeze […]

Easy to Make Frozen Dog Treats (Copycat Frosty Paws)

If your dog is anything like our Sherman, then he or she loves treats.  Sherman enjoys a Frosty Paw almost every evening.  (Yes, he is spoiled rotten!  And we love spoiling him!) I don’t mind buying Frosty Paws for Sherman, the problem is that our local Kroger, where I almost always purchase my groceries, has […]

Sherman Update and Natural Balance Delectable Delights

It’s been a long while since I gave you a Sherman update.  If you are new here, Sherman is our 3 year old dog that we adopted from the Humane Society as a puppy. As you can see, Sherman is quite content living with us.   I did not like dogs until Sherman came into […]

Smith Mountain Lake House Update

It’s been over two months since I gave you an update on our Smith Mountain Lake house.  The house was completed at the end of November and we finally spent the night there this past weekend.  We got a fun surprise when we woke up on Sunday:  snow!   We have had a lot of […]

How to Make a Football Halloween Treat Bag

Sherman delivered doggie treats to some of his friends in the neighborhood last Saturday.  It was fun to take him out and about in his costume and also fun to give his friends treats.  I made a football Halloween treat bag to hold the treats that he delivered.  This was fun to make and coordinated […]

Halloween Treats (Not Tricks) for Sherman’s Doggie Friends

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are truthful and my own. Our dog Sherman loves to visit dogs in our neighborhood to play.  He loves to go from house to house to play with his doggie friends.  This year for a pre-Halloween celebration, I bought Halloween treats […]

Sherman’s Summer

In case you’ve been wondering, Sherman is having a wonderful summer.  He has enjoyed having me home with him all day and as an extra bonus, Mr. SP has been home a lot this summer, too.  He’s had his usual long walks in the morning and evening and has lounged by the air conditioning vent […]

#ad Positive Reinforcement Dog Training with Nudges

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Sherman, our rescue dog, has brought untold joy into our lives.  I never imagined that I would enjoy cuddling with a dog first thing in the […]

PetBox Review and Giveaway

I recently was the winner of a PetBox for Sherman at one of my favorite blogs, Serenity Now.  When I entered, I had my fingers crossed because I knew Sherman would love to receive a box like the one Amanda’s dogs enjoyed. What is PetBox?  It’s a monthly subscription service that delivers a box of […]