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Paw Time with Houdini


Barks!  Hey sweet friends.  How are you doing?  I must tell you about my adventure over the weekend.  It was most interesting for sure.  Last Saturday mom went to go feed me my breakfast and guess what?  I wouldn’t eat it.  Nope.  I looked at her and sat down on the floor.  Mom knew right there and then something was wrong.  Mom’s always know, right?  She picked me up and I put my head on her shoulder just staring in her eyes.  I was trying to use my doggy psychic powers and let her know what was wrong.  Mom woke up daddy and told him to get dressed that we were going to the V.E.T.  Now, mom doesn’t think I can spell but I knew what she was saying.  And at that point, I didn’t care.  Mom kept saying she and dad were going to make me all better and I believed them.

At the vet’s office, I was the first one back for the day. I got to see my regular doctor.  Of course there was the alien probe and then the touchy feeling all over my body.  The doctor even tried to feed me and I wouldn’t eat.  Then he looked at mom/dad and said he knew exactly what was wrong.  What was it you ask?  I had a bad sinus infection in my throat.  Who knew?!  Of course it makes sense now.  I got a shot in my rump for my sick feeling to my tummy and some allergy pills.  Let me tell you friends, that shot did wonders.  We were half way home and it was like my tummy flipped and I felt so much better already!  I couldn’t help but give mom/dad kisses for making me better.  And during this pollen season outside, guess who will be taking allergy pills – moi!  I’ve had several now and I feel so good – no more sneezing for this pooch.

Now I leave you with a repeat on Jokes with Dad.  We didn’t have time to get any new ones done this week.  But never fear, I will corner dad down this weekend and got a bunch of new ones.  Hope you have an awesome weekend friends.

 
 

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Paw Time with Houdini


Hello sweet friends.  Houdini here.  Or should I say Spider Houdini – barks with puppy laughter!  A couple of weekends ago I was getting ready to go to the spa.  I picked out my Spiderman hoodie to wear… cause you know I’m a tough guy like that.  I mean heck look at my face.  Wouldn’t you be shaking in your shoes if you saw me coming?  Of course you would ❤  And see, mom says I was shaggy so I had to go to the spa and get groomed.  I didn’t get upset over that – she tells daddy the same thing sometimes – HA!

And speaking of daddy – I now leave you with Jokes with Daddy.  Enjoy my friends and have a great weekend!

 

 

 
 

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Paw Time with Houdini


Hello sweet friends.  I hope that you have had a fabulous week.  I’ve been doing what I enjoy most – stretching out on some comfy blankets and sleeping… you know in between the other important things in my life like eating, more sleeping, playing and of course more sleeping.  Hey, a dog has to have plenty of rest to protect the home.  And you know it’s hard work trying to make sure the daddy stays on top of things here at the crib while mom is off at the worky place.

And when mom is at home – especially on the weekends – she has been doing a lot of cleaning and what she calls decluttering.  Sometimes I just want to tell her to sit down and take a nap.  Really, she looks like that cartoon character that’s always buzzing around.  This will end soon, right?  Dad calls it nesting.  I call it deranged.

So with that being said, I leave you today with Jokes with Daddy.  I hope you enjoy my friends and have a great weekend.  Remember to get some rest!

 

 
 

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Travels in the South

Welcome my friends to another edition of Travels in the South.  Today I want to share something with you that my mom recently found.  She was so intrigued by this that she had to buy a bag for her and dad to try.  They are cashews which are already yummy.  But these cashews are roasted with blueberries, cranberries and quinoa (which mom has always wanted to try).  Mom and dad had one word to explain the taste.  Are you ready for that one word?  Here is goes – YUMMY!   Mom found these at the local Cracker Barrel restaurant.  If you have a Cracker Barrel in your area, pick yourself up a bag.  They are so very tasty!

 

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Paw Time with Houdini


HA!  You knew daddy had to be behind this shirt literally and figuratively, right?  He said this shirt has both of us written all over it.  I barked.  Mom said she should get daddy a matching shirt.  Now that’s funny.  Today we are suppose to get our new washer and dryer.  I hope so.  Maybe mom can calm down a bit afterwards and maybe then we can have a better weekend than we had last weekend.  I hope so anyway.

I heard mom talking to a neighbor last night.  Mom was holding me and said neighbor told mom that I had legs.  No way!  Get out of here.  I have legs?!  Did you know that?  Anyway said neighbor told mom she should take me for walks…. on a leash.  Really?  I wanted to tell this said neighbor to take herself for a walk on a leash.  Really?  Stay out of my business please and thank you.  The gall of this person.  Mom kept her cool though.  She told said person that I could go for a walk but she would have to carry me back cause you know this cute little body is not made for long walks.  No way!  That’s why I have me a puppy carriage.  I walk in style… or should I say I get pushed in style.  Barks and rolls with puppy laughter.

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Houdini, Jokes with Daddy, Paw Time with Houdini

 

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Shopping Around the World

Today’s Shopping Around the World is being hosted by our cousins Teddy and Angel Sammy from TWOspoiledcats.  This month Teddy and Angel Sammy are hosting main meals that do not have meat. Now this is a tough one.  Anyone that knows my daddy, knows that he is definitely a meateater.  So mom got creative.  She told daddy he had to come up with a meatless dinner.  HA!  It’s not so funny or easy when the job falls on the daddy.  Good one mom!  So without further ado, this is what daddy came up with for Shopping Around the World.

Dad here.  I told the mom I had this one.  I can do a meatless dinner.  Sure I can.  I have that much talent.  Okay, maybe it’s not how the mommy does things on Shopping Around the World but I’m a man… give me a break this time okay.  So over the weekend since we had a difficult time, I told the wifey I had dinner.  That’s when we went to a restaurant called Mellow Mushroom.  See, I know you are suppose to cook and post recipes but I do have a visual impairment so I get a learning curve, right?  Thanks friends.

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We started out by ordering a lil salad to share.  It had romaine and iceberg lettuce, shredded carrots, red cabbage, onions, cucumbers, green peppers, mushrooms, Kalamata olives, Roma tomatoes and mozzarella.  See that’s a great start.  And I added candied pecans for crunch.  Yummo!  The salad cost $4.49 and there was plenty for me and the missus to share.  Sorry for the picture.  I forgot to snap it before I dug in.

Now came the hard part.  Getting a meal without meat.  This was the most difficult choice in my life in some time.  I mean heck, first up my wife usually makes my food choices and she knows I like my meat.  This body was made for meat!  Second up, I don’t do much cooking so I kind of had to cheat and go out since I was challenged with this Shopping Around the World.  I thought hard about what to order as a meatless entree.  I think I nailed it.img_9358

May I introduce you to a large wheat dough Mellow Mushroom pie with an olive oil and garlic base (extra garlic please), fresh mozzarella cheese and black olives – no meats.  Doesn’t that look awesome.  I also sprinkled it with red pepper flakes.  The pizza cost $16.96.  And here’s the kicker.  Me and the wife like to call this kind of meal, a meal that keeps on giving.  There is enough pizza to last a couple of more nights – Deal of the Day, right?

So for a total of $25.00 (including a tip), we have a meatless dinner that lasts three nights for two peeps.  So that’s what, $4.17 a person?  Not bad for a dude huh?  So I hope I pulled off Shopping Around the World this month.

Thanks again to cousins Teddy and Angel Sammy for hosting this month.  Sending you much love from the Hotel Thompson ❤

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Shopping Around the World

 

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It Wasn’t Me… This Time

  Every once in a while, I get a story that I just *have* to pass along.  This is one of those times.  It is way too funny for sure.  Many of you know that my cousin Sherlock Bones lives in Chicago, Illinois.  Sherlock Bones is 5 – like me – and he’s a Basset Hound.  Awesome cousin for sure!  

Mom is sitting on the couch last night watching television and she gets a text from her sister, my Aunt Tina.  Mom reads it and then starts laughing.  So of course you know all of us anipals have to go up to mom and ask her what’s so funny.

Aunt Tina bought a pizza for the family last night, put it way back on the kitchen counter and went for a quick run through the neighborhood.  My cousin Maverick had went to the bathroom to wash up and was going to eat when he was finished.  In the meantime, guess who smelled the pizza?  If you said Sherlock Bones, we have a winner!

Somehow Sherlock learned how to reach further back on the kitchen counter and helped himself to some dinner.

In just a short time span, Sherlock Bones ate 8 boneless wings and three slices of pizza.

He then proceeded to stash three more slices of pizza in the sofa.  You know so he could have a midnight snack.  The dog has skills.

I’m thinking that one day when I grow up I can try to be like him… looks down at my miniature pot-belly and short legs, okay maybe not.

After his dinner, he stretched out on the sofa belly up full from his adventure.

Texts went back/forth between mom and Aunt Tina – all full of sarcasm and fun.  Then Aunt Tina sent the final picture of Sherlock Holmes laying on the sofa all sad.  Why was he sad?  Because he spent a solid ten minutes looking for his ‘stashed’ pizza in the sofa and couldn’t find them.  He could smell them but they were gone.  Aunt Tina had found them and removed them from the sofa.

I guess Sherlock Bones was so heartbroken.

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2017 in Bacon

 

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