Meet Mint Julep

If you follow my Instagram account, then you know that last month I adopted a rescue dog! After being a one-dog family for nine years, we recently adopted Mint Julep, a Jack Russell terrier mix, and she has absolutely stolen my heart! James and I had decided that when we moved to our farm more[…]

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A Day in the Life – Winter Edition

A few of my readers have specifically asked about life on my farm, and how I manage everything during the winter months. So here goes! 7:15 am – I am not a super early riser, but I need to take care of the horses before I sign on for work. I know 7:15 is hardly[…]

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Paws Pet Boutique

About a week ago, we noticed that Izzie’s Vineyard Vines collar had a crack in the buckle. Since the collar is about 3 or 4 years old, we decided it was time to find a replacement. A friend of mine shops at Paws Pet Boutique in Annapolis, and highly recommends their products. Of course, the[…]

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People Without Kids…

…decorate with pictures of their equine and canine babies, naturally! James took both of these pictures about five years ago, and they’ve been hanging together ever since. He was able to photograph Izzie at home in front of a white backdrop. James does a lot of product photography for a women’s shoe company, and in[…]

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Good, Cheap Fun

Every September we take a weekend and head to Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA. It’s about two and a half hours from us, and in addition to the park, they have a campground. Camping there has become a family tradition. James grew up going to Knoebels every year. His grandparents lived in the Poconos,[…]

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A Very Preakness Wedding

You guys, this was the first year since 2009 that I didn’t go to Preakness. I know what you’re thinking. Tragic. I have a really great excuse though – my sister’s wedding! I know what else you’re thinking. What kind of an inconsiderate sister ruins Preakness weekend? But she gets a pass because she and[…]

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The Farm – 2013: A Recap

As you know, James and I purchased our almost five acre farm in March of this year. Since then, we’ve been super busy. The list below is more for my reference so I can look back and see all that we’ve accomplished. More so, however, this list can be used to determine what still needs[…]

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