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How to Puppy Proof Your House

By Jane Warren

Puppies are good for the soul. They love you unconditionally and they are hard not to love back, except when they have just shredded your favorite pair of shoes! Take heart, though: with consistent training on your part and patience, you can break your puppy’s bad habits. Until then, here are s... Read More

Review: Jersey Boys

By Lori Crooks

As someone who loves musicals, I'm ashamed to say this was another Broadway show I didn't know much about. I was thrilled to death to be able to get tickets to see it as I've heard good things about it. Not as thrilled as my mom, though, who responded to my text message question on whether she'd lik... Read More

Be A Hero: Adopt a Dog

By Jane Warren

Tips on Choosing the Right Dog to Adopt We are all looking for heroes and champions in our lives. The latest movie trends indicate that people enjoy stories of people helping others – whether the story is true or imagined. What we may not realize is that we can be a hero by considering the adopti... Read More

GIVEAWAY: Visit World of Coca-Cola and the Vault of the Secret Formula

By Lori Crooks

With summer quickly approaching, it's time to start thinking about what we are going to do with the family for summer vacation. One idea is to visit the World of Coca-Cola and their new e... Read More

Puppies as Gifts - Not Always A Happy Ending

By Jane Warren

My friend Sharon told me a story about how one night her future husband was being very secretive when she stopped to visit him at work. All he would say is that he had a surprise for her and her 12-year old son back at the house. Once she got home, she and her son heard a scuffling sound coming fro... Read More

Improving Your Relationship with Your Dog: 4 Tips for Getting Closer

By Jane Warren

Four Things You Can Do To Improve Your Relationship With Your Dog Books and movies are filled with references to bonds between humans and their best friend, the dog. And while most of us feel a close, familial bond to our dogs, the uncomfortable truth of dog ownership is that it’s not always easy... Read More

The Great Escape - When Dog and Environment Don’t Match Up

By Jane Warren

A friend of mine had a border collie mix named Sable, who was always finding new ways to escape from their fenced backyard, even escaping from their kennel. She could squeeze through spaces you wouldn’t think a dog could fit through, climb chain link fences, knock out weak fence boards with her he... Read More

Dogs and Fleas Do Not Mix

By Jane Warren

Dogs and Fleas - I wish I could say that I always have that issue under control, but it's a constant process of bathing and treating our dogs for fleas. We really don't have much of a problem, but since this has been such a mild winter, I suspect we are going to have to be on watch for the first sig... Read More

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

By Lori Crooks

Having two brothers, LEGOs have always been a part of my life. I have memories of my brothers' having LEGO oriented birthday cakes and many, many LEGOs as gifts. That's why I was excited to see that there was a LegoLand Discovery Center coming to the Phipps Plaza in Atlanta. I was unable to make it ... Read More

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog from Being Bored and Destructive

By Jane Warren

I have learned the hard way a dog that is bored can be destructive.  With two dogs of my own, I can tell you that I have lost a lot of my belongings to them. Over the years, I have learned from the advice of others and also from new things that I have tried on my own that will keep my dogs from bei... Read More