Blog & Lifestyle Guides

10 Items Every Dog Parent Needs

January 20th, 2020|Lifestyle|

10 Items Every Dog Parent Should Have | You already have a phone full of pictures and a heart full of love for your dog, but I thought I would share a list of some of my all-time favorite dog products that you

How to Pad-Train Your Dog

January 17th, 2020|Lifestyle, Training|

How to Pad-Train Your Dog | Pad-training Penny was one of the best decisions I ever made! It has made traveling with her so much easier than I could have imagined! However, pad-training is definitely not a good option for every dog, especially

DIY Holiday Card Holder

December 5th, 2019|Crafts|

How to Make a Holder for Your Christmas Cards | If you're like me and have already started receiving holiday cards, you're probably looking for a good place to display them in your home. I've created this super easy DIY Christmas card holder

Dog-Friendly Dining in San Diego

December 1st, 2019|Lifestyle, Travel|

40 Places in San Diego Where You Can Dine with Your Dog | Dining out at restaurants is one of my favorite things to do, so of course I want to bring my baby girl along! I've compiled a huge list of all

Treat Yo’Self

November 14th, 2019|Brand Collabs, Health & Beauty|

Treat Yo'Self: Penny's Favorite Treats | Hi furiends, get ready to treat yo'self, because we're about to share all of our favorite treats! I've broken it down into four categories: chews/bones, cookie treats, frozen treats, and health treats! I'll be talking about why

Ain’t That Swell

October 30th, 2019|Brand Collabs, Health & Beauty|

Ain't That Swell: Swell Gelato for Dogs | Penny loves Swell Gelato for Dogs and I'm just having so much fun blogging, I thought I'd share more about this awesome company with you guys! We recently met the founder and got to try

How to Make a Felt Boa

October 29th, 2019|Crafts|

How to Make a Felt Boa | I was feeling crafty today and decided to make something I've dubbed the "felt boa." It's like a feather boa, but more colorful, less messy, and honestly, way cooler looking! I was at Hobby Lobby when

As Seen On: Fox 5 San Diego

October 24th, 2019|Events, Press|

Fox 5 News Appearance with Muttropolis | Penny and I had the awesome opportunity to be on the local FOX 5 news on October 22 with one of our favorite stores, Muttropolis! We were helping promote their annual Halloween costume contest and parade,

Penny’s City Guides

October 22nd, 2019|Lifestyle, Travel|

Penny's City Guides | Penny loves to travel! She comes with us everywhere we go and we travel quite a bit both for Ben's work and for fun. Every time we visit a new city, we'll add a guide to this page, featuring

Penny’s Room Tour

October 21st, 2019|Lifestyle|

Penny's Room Tour | Yes, my dog has her own bedroom LOL. If that bothers you for some reason, you might not want to read this post! Ever since I first got Penny, I dreamed of having a house big enough that she

Keeping Up With Kefir

October 14th, 2019|Brand Collabs, Health & Beauty|

Keeping Up With Kefir: Bazzy's Kefir | We first heard about Bazzy's Kefir at Sushi's birthday party in LA several months back. The company was there handing out samples and Penny absolutely loved the plain flavored kefir when she tried it!! Bazzy's was

Penny’s Beauty Routine

October 3rd, 2019|Brand Collabs, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle|

Let's Take a Shelfie: Penny's Beauty Routine | Penny gets lots of compliments on her beautiful hair, so I thought we'd share her beauty routine! First of all, Penny is a half-long-hair, half-short-hair, purebred Dachshund. Her mom, Lola, has super short red hair

Penny’s Guide to San Diego

October 3rd, 2019|Lifestyle, Photography, Travel|

Pretty Penny's Guide to San Diego | We LOVE living in San Diego! Not only is the weather pretty much always fantastic, the city is incredibly dog-friendly! We've put together a comprehensive, interactive map of all our favorite dog-related places in San Diego!

Traveling With an Animal

October 3rd, 2019|Travel|

Traveling with a Pet or Emotional Support Animal | This guide is meant to help you navigate the daunting task of traveling with a pet or emotional support animal. However, all opinions expressed are my own and are not intended to be interpreted

Pet Photography with Your Phone

October 3rd, 2019|Photography|

How to Take Great Pet Photos with Your Phone | This guide is meant to help you get better photos of your pet for social media or for your own entertainment. The products recommended are things I’ve actually purchased and used before sharing

Dog-Friendly USA

August 27th, 2019|Lifestyle, Travel|

Dog-Friendly National Chain Restaurants & Stores | If you're like me and want to bring your dog everywhere, you need a solid understanding of where they're allowed to go! Check out this post for a list of every place I can think of

Photo Backdrop Under $20

August 26th, 2019|Photography|

How to Make a Pet Photo Backdrop for Under $20 | So lately I’ve been feeling extra inventive and I’ve come up with a great and inexpensive way to make a portable photo backdrop for pets at home, all for under $20! You’ll