Entries from the ‘Favorite Things’ Category

Halloween Hazards Part 1

Halloween Hazards Part 1

Posted by Pia

Halloween may be a fun time of year for humans but it can be both scary and hazardous to our furry family members. This week and next I will be sharing some safety precautions I shared last year at this time. I hope they help you and your furry goblins to safely ward off …

A Lesson in Dogwood and Buckeye

A Lesson in Dogwood and Buckeye

Posted by F&S

Yesterday, we told you all about shag bark hickory trees.  By the way, the squirrels were on to us and no critters came around for us to chase.  But, we’ll get them next time!  Anyway, we did come across some other interesting finds and thought we’d share them on our blog.

Shagbark Hickory - A Very Useful Tree

Shagbark Hickory - A Very Useful Tree

Posted by F&S

We, Frenchies, were so happy to finally have a day where it wasn’t all cloudy and rainy and we were greatly relieved to be outdoors looking for adventure.  However, with all the rain, it seems that Sharkey has been putting her time to good use by reading up on hickory trees.

Finding Signs of Autumn in the Woodland

Finding Signs of Autumn in the Woodland

Posted by F&S

Despite the continued rain, signs of autumn are beginning to show.  Fall mushrooms are sprouting all around and the leaves are beginning to fall from the trees.  Now, if it would just stop raining.  Enough’s enough!

Pig Out!

Pig Out!

Posted by Pia

Over a year ago I reported on a new venture that connected the dots between eating chocolate and saving shelter animals!
Well, I’m happy to report that what seemed unbelievable back then, continues to be true today- and now, with multiple flavor choices for the most discriminating critter lover’s palate! Rescue Chocolate, the genius brainchild of …

Preparing for a Photo Shoot at the Greenhouse

Preparing for a Photo Shoot at the Greenhouse

Posted by F&S

We, Frenchies, were looking at Martha’s calendar and we noticed that there’s a photo shoot happening at the farm this week with Martha.  It said that it’s happening in the head house of the greenhouse and the housekeepers were instructed to make sure it was spic and span.  It’s hard to keep the head house …

Searching for Autumn Flowers

Searching for Autumn Flowers

Posted by Francesca

Alas!  Summer is officially over as the first day of autumn was on Friday.  Yesterday you got to see some of our new fall wardrobe, which we will be happy to wear when the temperatures start dropping.  Well, we’re not quite ready to let go of summer and all of its beauty, so we decided …

An Autumn Wardrobe From PetSmart

An Autumn Wardrobe From PetSmart

Posted by F&S

You may remember that last Friday, we mentioned that Martha’s Pet’s line at PetSmart has introduced its first products for cats and we felt compelled to get something for our cat friends.  Vivaldi was so appreciative that he got on Martha’s computer and did a little online ordering for us!

Friends & Family Time at PetSmart and New Cat Products, Too!

Friends & Family Time at PetSmart and New Cat Products, Too!

Posted by F&S

In case you haven’t heard, once again, it’s Friends & Family time at PetSmart.  That means you can save 15% on your entire purchase online and in store through September 25th.  To get coupons, click here.  We Frenchies are also excited to tell you that Martha’s Pet’s line is introducing its first cat products.  We …

All Dogs Deserve the Royal Treatment!

All Dogs Deserve the Royal Treatment!

Posted by Pia

Deserving shelter animals are getting the royal treatment in Kansas City! And by “Royal” treatment, I mean that provided by the dog loving, adoption supporting, major league baseball players on THE Kansas City ROYALS!
As we all know, the deserving animals that abound in city shelters and rescue groups nationwide need as many of us …