Getting To Know Your New Bunny

I have joined the rabbit society! I thought I had finally settled down on my animal "collecting," But, then I saw a facebook post about a bunny who needed a new home. And not just any bunny but a Continental Giant bunny! Now I wasn't in the market for a pet bunny but something about … Continue reading Getting To Know Your New Bunny

The Time I Got Scammed For A Puppy

I was a victim of a scam. I feel like I should have known better but alas, my rose colored glasses were firmly on my face. I’m not a total fool despite the fact that I have been fooled about dog bandanas and a job. It’s just that I have faith in people; even though, … Continue reading The Time I Got Scammed For A Puppy

When Compassion Backfires

When I was in my 20's and working at a day care center, they had a petting zoo come. Of course, I was thrilled. I don't remember the name of the day care. I don't remember the kids that I cared for. I don't remember my coworkers. But, I remember the donkey. The lonely donkey … Continue reading When Compassion Backfires

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

There’s more to do in Jacksonville than some realize. It’s me, I’m the some. Because last weekend, I discovered the Arboretum! Apparently, I was the last one to discover it because everyone who I mentioned it to had either been there or was aware of its existence. But, just in case...hey, you should check out … Continue reading The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

I Have A New Puppy

I have a puppy! Omg, I have a puppy! All of these years of rescuing/acquiring dogs and I have never had a puppy. The plan wasn't a puppy but for years, I have been dealing with the stress of bringing dogs in (as rescues and for petsitting) and worrying about the safety of our cats. … Continue reading I Have A New Puppy

Helping People Through Petsitting

Sometimes, you get an opportunity to really be there for people. Sometimes, in the midst of a sad moment, you can provide comfort. Sometimes, I live for those moments. I'm a petsitter. I'm the one that steps in when the owners can not. That's usually because they are going to go somewhere fun. But, sometimes, … Continue reading Helping People Through Petsitting

Will Work For Chickens

A couple of weeks ago, I started a new job. It was the perfect situation, just two days a week, nannying for two kids who were quite lovable. I was surprised that it happened because when the woman contacted me, she said that she needed a nanny for two full days and three partial days. … Continue reading Will Work For Chickens

Buddy Bandana, The Scam That Continues

In September of 2019, I happened upon Buddy Bandana on instagram. They were advertising that they needed brand ambassadors. Being a huge dog lover (all animal lover, really), I was immediately enthused. A handful of messages later and I was in. I thought I had accomplished something but really, they had found another sucker. SHUT … Continue reading Buddy Bandana, The Scam That Continues

Riding Horses With My Son

So, I decided to drag William to my horse land. Originally, I was worried that it would be an issue because he has a tendency to toe-walk. This is an issue that has definitely worsened while staying safe at home for so long. Research showed that horseback riding could help with this, though. Ok, my … Continue reading Riding Horses With My Son

Learning To Ride All The Horses

I had this vision of writing a post for each lesson or at least, each horse I ride. But, time got away from me. Shocking! So, I'm gonna attempt to succinctly sum up my horse adventures so far! I've had several horseback riding lessons since my tacking adventure. I have gone beyond riding Dallas who … Continue reading Learning To Ride All The Horses