January 31, 2017

Tuesday Tweets

Last week on Tuesday we told you about the bird feeders mom put up in the yard. At the end we sort of debated on Tuesday Tweets or Feather Friend Friday.

We decided on Tuesday Tweets since the original post was Tuesday and well...why not just continue on from there?

So here are some of the various birds that have come to entertain us eat at the feeders this past week.
We've had a few handsome blue jays.




A Carolina Wren.



Some Downy Woodpeckers.



A couple of finches.



A lovely lady Cardinal, with her friend the Chickadee.



And, of course, her handsome male counterpart and his friend the Tufted Titmouse.



A Nuthatch. 



A Red-Bellied Woodpecker.




Some Mourning doves and juncos.

Mom laughs at this photo. Does that little Junco look like a bird-y security guard to you? 'You wanna get to the doves, you gotta go through me first!

Next week for Tuesday Tweets, mom is debating on having me and Honey pick out one of the species of birds showing up here and having us share some facts about it.

I think it sounds like BOOOORING it may be kinda of fun...maybe...big maybe...

What do my furiends think? Are there any birds in the photos about you think you'd like to know a little about?

January 29, 2017

Black and White Sunday

Time for some Black and White Sunday!


Those 'please-take-this-wet-slobber-covered-King-and-throw-it-for-me' poodle eyes!

This blog hop is hosted by Dachshund Nola and Sugar the Golden Retriever





January 23, 2017

New things in the yard

Hey Honey, come here and look at this.

Or don't, I guess...that's ok too...

Mom put something new out in the yard! 

Well...a few somethings, really. 

Bird feeders...and they are really drawing a crowd!

One cedar seed feeder, one hanging finch feeder, and three types of suet feeders. Yeesh mom!

Look, there's a Juno and some friends hanging out on the seed feeder in the tree,

Hello there, feathered friends!

and some downy headed woodpeckers on the suet feeders, 

...or maybe they are hairy woodpeckers? Mom says that both species are so similar, it's hard to tell!

and on the ground some more juncos and LOTS of mourning doves!

All in all, mom counted about a dozen mourning doves scattered around on the ground today!

Since Mom put up the feeders, we have seen all kinds of local wild birds show up for breakfast and dinner. Mom's been taking so many photos, she's thinking of maybe making a weekly post here about the birds. Maybe a Tuesday Tweets post, or a Feather Friend Friday.

Speaking of feathered friends....let's go out and try to meet some of the birds, Honey!

HEY! Where'd everyone go?

Apparently, the birds do not want to meet us as much as we do them.
Oh well.

January 17, 2017

#ChewyInfulencer time!

Hello Blogville!

Today is a very special day...it's Chewy review day! Being out from blogging for quite awhile, it's also been quite awhile since there's been a review for Mr. Chewy.

Not that the gloriousness of Chewy and all those wonderful people who work for the company had been forgotten about! Miss. Sydney has always been super wonderful, and we all wish to her THE BEST EVER on her new promotion! While those monthly emails from Miss.Sydney will be missed...it's super exciting to now get to know and work with Miss. Natalie in this new year!
Speaking of Miss. Natalie...she had quite the list of try-ables for January! Lots of good things, but one thing caught stood out, and that was the Evanger's Gently Dried Treats - to be a bit more specific about it, the Evanger's Nothing But Natural Beef Tripe Gently Dried Treats.



Now, neither Honey nor I have ever in the history of ever had tried beef tripe - we didn't even know what it was! Mom said she knew what it was, and had heard in the past that it's supposed to be something super good for us.
From the back of the bag: There's nothing more than pure beef tripe, which is a unique protein rich in essential fatty acids! Because of the palatability and wholesomeness of these gently dried treats, they are excellent for finicky pets or pets with food sensitivities, as well as for use as a training reward or food mixer.

Mom opened the bag and....oh boy...the smell! DIVINE.

They weren't kidding with the mark on the front proclaiming 'Smelly Belly'.


The treats were all varying lengths, but most seemed to be about the size pictured above.

And now the best part....the taste testing...


Honey wasted absolutely no time in claiming her bit of dried tripe from Mom.


Me, I needed to check it out a bit first. You know, give it a really good sniff over. 


Honey, on the other hand, really went to town with her piece! By the time I carefully took my bit from Mom's hand....


Honey was already done and staring down Mom hoping for another piece.

Since she was so eager and seemed to enjoy them so much, Mom obliged.


Meanwhile, I carefully chewed my first piece and really thought about the flavors and texture of this new treat.



Honey for sure gave this treat four paws way up. She loved it! She is a girl who really enjoys a good, stinky treat!

Me, on the other hand....well...I like them. They probably wouldn't be found on my top-ten favorite list, but I could enjoy one now and then I think.


However...seeing how Honey really enjoys them...maybe I'll just be the good little guy I am  and leave them all for her...


Oh...also...before I forgot to mention...this is SPARTA a blog hop! This blog hop is hosted by the most sweetest Sugar the Golden Retriever and the ever adventurous Oz the Terrier.





((Disclaimer: Opinion of these treats is 100% honest and our own. Except for receiving one (1) bag of Evanger's Nothing but Natural Beef Tripe Gently Dried Treats free of charge from the pet-supply website Chewy.com , we were in no other way compensated. ))

January 15, 2017

Black and White Sunday


It's another Sunday....which means we're joining up with Dachshund Nola and Sugar the Golden Retriever for their weekly Black and White Sunday blog hop.

Link in and hop along!

January 6, 2017

Playtime?

When Honey and I go out into the yard she turns into some kind of demanding beast.

Add a little snow on the ground and oh boy...she won't let me be!

I do occasionally like to run around and play, but when outside I am more likely to just enjoy sniffing around the yard.


Honey is super persistent in her pestering requests to run around and play though. 


Eventually I have to just stop her and give her a 'Seriously? Leave me alone!' look.



Not that it ever seems to matter...



January 4, 2017

Wordless Wednesday : Ask and ye shall receive



Ahh sunshine...thank you for showing up today!

Today I'm joining in with Blogpaws for the Wordless Wednesday blog hop.

January 3, 2017

Sunshine Requested

It's been a kind of grey and wet start to our 2017 here in NJ so far.



Grey and wet is preferably to white and snowy...but boy, would some sunshine be nice to see!

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year to All!

First thing first...and of course first thing is this:

HAPPY NEW YEAR!





Just swinging in with the first post (of what I hope to be many posts!) for this new year of 2017!

I hope that everyone had a FUN and SAFE night of seeing out the old year and welcoming in the new!