Worried Frankie

Don’t look so worried Frankie. YOU are not the one who is headed to bootcamp this weekend. The photos the dog walkers send us to prove they walked the dogs are hilarious. Frankie looks like his paw got caught in the cookie jar. Shadow on the other hand SHOULD be worried. Her number is up. […]

Gratitude or Not My Week?

This has not been my week. It started on Sunday when I thought I was in the clear, but ended up in a fight over dog poop with the missus. With my self-esteem in the toilet I had to* play soccer on Tuesday night only to cost the team the win for a 2-2 tie […]

Why do we settle for food that looks like this?

The biggest challenge I have with the crockpot is that most recipes seem to cook the food too long.  If it says eight hours I’ll do four, otherwise the meat will fall off the bone, your fork, and even out of your dogs mouth because even they won’t eat anything that looks and tastes so […]

Work friends

Some of my Star Wars water cooler mates at my office in Chicago. Yes, Yoda’s ear was bitten off by my childhood dog Katie.

Daddy’s dressing the kid these days

This is what happens when Daddy takes over the house. After taking the dogs out and feeding them, feeding kiddo, and feeding mommy in bed upstairs I’m racing against the clock to get a squirmy 4 year old warm enough to face 31 degrees outside. Just happy we’re not wearing open toed shoes. Off to […]

Bark in the Park 2009

We survived the Bark in the Park this weekend without losing the kiddo and without the dogs eating any of the smaller dogs. We also dodged the rain. Add all that to a garden planted, Mother’s Day, and home improvement help from my dad and it was a big weekend.