Want a Thanksgiving table setting that is not only stylish but affordable too? I have a couple fun and easy ideas that will make your Thanksgiving feel like a million dollars without breaking the bank. My theme this year is Pumpkin Patch. I’m doing a menu card, a napkin ring and a favor at each… Continue reading A Stylish & Affordable Thanksgiving
Author: Michelle Thatcher
I am easy going, married and the mother of two adult boys. I love the Green Bay Packers, a good laugh and the change in seasons that the upper mid-west has to offer, although I am quietly dreaming of retiring in the warmth of the south someday. In my spare time you will find me traveling, motorcycling, doing crossword puzzles, or reading a good mystery.
Three Things I’ve Learned in Customer Service.
I have been in customer service for about thirty years now. The first 20 were spent working directly with the public, face to face and hands on, the last nine years have been here at Big Dot of Happiness an internet based retailer where all of my customer service contact has been via phone, email… Continue reading Three Things I’ve Learned in Customer Service.
A Little Bit of Pampering Can Make Your Pooch Feel Like a Princess
Remember as a little girl dressing up in your moms dresses and high heels, putting on make-up and jewelry and strutting around the house? Remember sitting down to a tea party with all of your favorite dolls and stuff animals in attendance and feeling like the most special person in the whole wide world? It’s… Continue reading A Little Bit of Pampering Can Make Your Pooch Feel Like a Princess
Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Puppy Treat Recipes
Tired of spending all kinds of money on store bought puppy treats? Here are a couple of quick, easy and inexpensive recipes you can make from just a few simple ingredients found right in your very own pantry. Let’s start with Peanut Butter Puppy Treats with Pumpkin. danbruell / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Peanut Butter… Continue reading Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Puppy Treat Recipes
Preparing Your Pets for Spring – The Clock is Ticking!!
Well the groundhog seen its shadow and the verdict is in. SIX more weeks of Winter!! Forty two days or exactly 1008 hours before Spring makes its grand entrance. For pet owners that means we have 60,480 minutes to get our furry friends ready for warmer weather. The clock is ticking 3,628,800 seconds to go,… Continue reading Preparing Your Pets for Spring – The Clock is Ticking!!
January 24th is National Change a Pet's Life Day! – What Will You Do To Celebrate??
National Change a Pet’s Life Day is a day dedicated to encouraging all of us to focus on helping pets in need. Here are my top three picks on ways you can celebrate the day!! jremsikjr / Foter.com / CC BY-NC Pet Adoption: Each year, approximately 8 million stray and unwanted animals are taken in… Continue reading January 24th is National Change a Pet's Life Day! – What Will You Do To Celebrate??
The Frigid Facts: Keeping your pet safe during cold weather.
The National Weather Service has predicted over the next few days the United States will be in for the coldest arctic outbreak since the 1990’s. In preparation we will make sure our cars are equipped with an emergency kit and full of gas, dress in extra layers making sure to have a warm hat, gloves… Continue reading The Frigid Facts: Keeping your pet safe during cold weather.
A is for Alphabet ~ Baby Shower Ideas
Whether you’re throwing a boy, girl or gender neutral baby shower, A is for Alphabet from Big Dot of Happiness is a perfect choice. Designed in shades of teal, coral and yellow this adorable theme puts a modern touch on a traditional baby shower idea. From A to Z each letter of the alphabet and… Continue reading A is for Alphabet ~ Baby Shower Ideas
Stop the Itch – Winter Care Tips for Your Dogs Skin
Thomas Hawk / Foter.com / CC BY When I think of Winter three words come to mind: Dry Itchy Skin. I’m sure most of you are aware that those three little words can be a BIG problem during the Winter months, what you may not be aware of is that dogs can suffer from the… Continue reading Stop the Itch – Winter Care Tips for Your Dogs Skin
Chevron Boy Puppy Party Celebrations!
If you think parties are just for kids you’ve probably never owned a puppy. Puppy parties are becoming increasingly popular, from puppy showers to bruffday birthday paw-ty’s, the skies the limit when it comes to celebrating your furry friends special day. Take for example this Chevron Boy Bruffday Theme from www.WhenPoochComesToShove.com This amazing Chevron Theme… Continue reading Chevron Boy Puppy Party Celebrations!