make it like your birthday every day

Today is Brinkley‘s birthday! He is now 3 years old. I can’t believe how fast time has flown by. When we first picked up Brinkley, he was just 9 weeks old and the tiniest little smol bean who could fit in the crook of my arm. Now, he’s a healthy, strong, muscular dog who is a treasured member of our family. Naturally, celebrating his birthday is a must in our household.


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homemade three-ingredient dog treats

Yes, you read that right – these homemade dog treats consist of only three ingredients! During these days of quarantining and social distancing, I know many of you are at home trying several new recipes. Well, why not add this recipe to your repertoire? P.S. this is not only perfect for dogs, but it’s also human-friendly too.

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brinkley update

Happy New Year! Here’s to 2018 and a new year full of possibilities. What are your resolutions, if any, for the new year?

I thought I would start off the new year with an update on my golden pup, Brinkley (see meet brinkley). Brinkley is now 8 months old – obviously still very much a young puppy but his growth has been significant from a tiny ball of fluff I could hold in my arm to a 50-lb. adorable and handsome dog.

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meet brinkley

On June 17, I welcomed a new member to my family – a golden retriever puppy! This was a long-awaited dream of mine, to be a dog mom to a wonderful golden retriever. The first dog I ever met in my life was a golden retriever, and he was the sweetest, smartest, and most playful dog. Ever since then, I have longed to take care of a golden of my own. And finally – 22 years later – I’m thrilled to be able to do so.

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Meet Brinkley. Here he is at 3 months! Photo courtesy of Samantha Brooke Photography.

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