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After Dinner Playtime…With a Twist

June 17, 2019

This post is sponsored by JW Twist-In Treats but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.JW Twist-In TreatsCan you believe that summer officially begins THIS WEEK?! I don’t know why but for some reason it still feels like spring to me. Well..okay, technically it IS still spring. What I meant was it still feels like late April/early May to me. Crazy to think that we’re already almost halfway done with June. And that we’re halfway done with 2019?! 

Regardless of whether or not it’s spring or summer, the weather here in Chicago has been AMAZING lately. Every day the weather has been in the high 60’s, 70’s and sometimes 80’s! Perfect weather if I do say so myself. Not only have I been enjoying this gorgeous weather, Loki has too!

Loki loves being able to get some good ole fresh air after dinnertime.

It’s his favorite way to relax on these warm spring (almost summer) nights. The sun has set for the most part, there’s a nice breeze and his favorite new toy is ready to be played with!

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Loki’s No Match for the Libman Tornado Mop

May 6, 2019

This post is sponsored by The Libman Company but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.Libman Tornado Mop
Does the name make the person or the person make the name? (Or dog in this case!). People often ask me why I named Loki “Loki.” And if I named him after the Marvel villain or not. The short answer is no. I completely made the name up out of thin air when I adopted him. Just kidding, of course I named Loki after the Marvel character. I partly named him Loki after the Marvel villain and partly because I love Tom Hiddleston (the actor who plays Loki), so it works on two levels.

The name Loki definitely fits my little Loki perfectly! Just like the infamous Marvel villain, he’s super mischievous but you can never stay mad at him for too long and you can’t help but love him. 

Even when he’s making a huge mess!

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Make Fetch Happen This Spring with Chuckit!

April 1, 2019

This post is sponsored by Chuckit! but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.It’s officially my birthday month (any fellow April babies out there?) and my favorite time of the year: SPRING! I don’t know about you but there’s just something about springtime that makes me happy. The amazing weather, the beautiful flowers blooming, it’s definitely one of my favorite seasons!

Speaking of spring weather, it seems like spring has finally hit Chicago. The weather has been in the high 50s and 60s consistently, which means, Loki gets extra outside play time!

Even though Loki does enjoy the wintertime (mostly because he loves jumping and playing in the snow), he’s definitely a spring dog! One of my favorite things to do with Loki when the weather is nice is to get out and enjoy the fresh air by playing fetch. Loki loves fetch (and no, that’s not a Mean Girls reference!). 

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Celebrating Galentine’s Day with Michelob ULTRA

February 11, 2019

This post is sponsored by Michelob ULTRA but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.Celebrating Galentine's Day with Michelob ULTRAIf you’ve been following this blog for a while then you already know that I’m a HUGE holiday person. Seriously, there’s just something about celebrations in general that make me so happy. And one of my favorite “holidays” just so happens to be coming up this week! I’ll give you a hint: It’s all about love, friendship and sisterhood?! Did you guess it?

It’s Galentine’s Day!

What’s Galentine’s Day you might ask? Galentine’s Day is a holiday created by Leslie Knope, aka Amy Poehler’s Parks and Rec character, that occurs every February 13. Basically, it’s just like Valentine’s Day but it’s meant to be a celebration between you and your gal pals instead of your significant other.

If you’re new to Galetine’s Day, or are just looking for another excuse to celebrate with your girlfriends, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! Here’s three tips for planning the perfect Galentine’s Day get together!

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Four Cold-Weather Hacks for Keeping Warm

November 9, 2018

This post is sponsored by Cuddl Duds but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.It’s that time of year again. You know, the one where the sun sets before 5pm. No really, yesterday here in Chicago the sun set at 4:45pm! And then today, for like 15 minutes, it snowed! SNOWED! The first snow of the season. I guess fall and winter really is upon us!

(Loki’s super happy though, he loves snow and so do I!).

I love Chicago with all my heart, cold weather and all! I grew up here and so over the years I’ve become used to the fall and winter weather. Personally, I prefer the cold weather. Crazy right? (You all know about my dislike for summer, team cold weather all the way!). But I know everyone isn’t like me and they’d prefer to stay warm all year round.

Here’s four simple hacks for staying warm during the fall and winter:

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