Paws and Purrs Blog

Find Out How Halloween at Home Can Boo Howling Awesome!

Amy Celeste SmithOctober 14, 2020

Will it be Trick or Treat for Halloween this year?If the idea of sending your little ghosts and goblins out to participate in door-to-door trick or treating makes you a scared mummy, that doesn’t have to put a damper on all the Halloween fun. Turn a negative into a positive and start a new tradition. Let your kids have the excitement of gathering candy into their bags or plastic pumpkins at home with a Spooktacular Halloween Scavenger Hunt! Don’t let the thought of putting this together rattle your bones- it’s easy to do with just a little thought and some easy prep!

"Conversations with Nell" is the best book to read in 2020

Amy Celeste SmithSeptember 21, 2020

Looking for a great book to read? Consider the 2020 release by one of today's most beloved authors, Sara Martin from Devon in the UK.  She began writing down the wonderful conversations she has with her best friend, Nell, a Labrador retriever doggy heroine extraordinaire, and it is destined to become a classic.  Sara Martin writes with a warmth and humor beyond compare. This book will light up the heart of every dog owner and especially Labrador lovers.  It would certainly make the best gift for a dog lover who has everything. Find out why Nell and her co-stars Dave, Harriet, Poppy, and Mutley- plus an entire menagerie of animals, both great and small, have stolen my heart. But be warned- they will surely steal your hearts as well!

Surprising Housewarming Gift Idea for 2020

Amy Celeste SmithJune 09, 2020

A Bread Gift Basket Is Easy to Assemble! Need a housewarming gift this summer?  Homemade bread is a hot trend in 2020, and it’s easy to create a gift-worthy bread basket that will surprise and thrill your new homeowner.  Find out how easy it is right here.  Plus the skinny on sourdough, trivia and FAQs, and how to make it and bake it!