Showing posts from January, 2016

January 28, 2016 Time Flies!!! The Foster Updates

Oh my goodness! Time sure does fly by too fast. Sorry for not posting more often, life has been incredibly busy. We are down to only one foster dog and we actually adopted one of our others. I think I've mentioned Z-Bo before, but in case I haven't, here he is.

We actually found in the Frayser area of Memphis and gained his trust and brought him home to be nurtured, trained a bit, and vetted. We helped raise a good amount of money for his vetting because he turned out to be positive for Heartworms. The rescue group we work with, SOAR Doggy Rescue,  took him under their wing so we gave them the funds and used their vet. Anyway, that was back in May 2015. Heartworms treatment took 3 months and now we are waiting for his forever family to find him. It doesn't seem like people are looking for a big dog and thus it has been a slow process. Sometimes I wish we would stick with the easy to place dogs, but then I look into his face and start laughing because he is such an adorable…

January 28, 2016 Time Flies! Part 2, The Beaded Paw Print Ornaments

I'll post some of my other beading and crafts in another update, but I did want to post these ornaments that I made... I used my paw print pattern and made a bunch of paw prints in size 10/0s Delicas and then used various sizes of seed beads for the rest. I do not have a pattern for the ornament. I am not sure how to go about doing a pattern for that except for step by step photos and I don't have the time or patience for that. I originally shared a pic of each of them on Facebook and Instagram and thought I'd better get a Blog post out and document it.

The first one I ended up sending out to my friend in California, just a surprise, a little something to say hello and Merry Christmas! She's a dog lover like myself and advocate of dog adoption. The second one is slightly different because of course, while making one, I had some thoughts of what I'd like to try next. I sent that one to my cousin, I hadn't been able to get out there and see her in a …