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Hello! Thanks for dropping by! I suppose this is where I'm supposed to introduce myself but I'm not quite sure what to say or where to start.

I guess I'll start with the obvious; my names Jennifer, I'm a SAHM (stay at home mom) and I live in SE Tennessee with my husband, 2 kids and a few critters. Chris is my oldest at almost 14 (eck! When the hell did THAT happen!?). He's a good boy for the most part, but like most young teens, he has his "moments". He's absolutely WONDERFUL with his baby sister, McKayla, who is 3. She's a drama queen and girlie-girl through and through. There's definitely a large gap in their ages and in some cases it can be a blessing or a curse but we make do. My husband, John, is my soul-mate, my best friend, my confidant. I truly don't know what I'd do without him. He's kind and patient with me and the kids. I know I drive him crazy with my obsessions but he rarely complains.

And now to meet my critters:




Katie is a Boxer-mix who's about 10 years old. We adopted her from the animal shelter about 6 years ago. She pretty much stays to herself. She's fantastic with kids and tolerates quite a bit from them. John has started calling her Yoda as she'll relax her ears to the point they stick out the side of her head.


Rio is a Blue Great Dane that just turned 1 year old. He's a rescue boy from Texas that a FANTASTIC friend (more like sister) brought to us. He's needy, goofy and loveable. He'll protect you from dangerous, evil hair clips that are on the floor or the horrible man-eating broom. Yes he lives in the house - he shares the couch with us occasionally. Yes he sleeps in our bed - until we get cramps and kick him off.


Then there's Peaches and Cameo, sisters that are a little over a year old. Peaches is a long hair Tortishell. She prefers to hang out outside more than in (don't worry, she was spayed along with her sister last year). When she's inside, you'll usually find her sleeping up high somewhere. Cameo is a short-haired Calico. She's a neurotic cat in that while you're petting her, she'll turn around a bite you (never hard tho). She's turned into a lazy, fat cat b/c she rarely goes outside.


Next would be the 2 Guinea Pigs. They're brothers and about 8 months old. Their names are Frik and Frak and are absolutely adorable. I love watching them hop and jump around in their cage and everytime you walk by their cage or they hear plastic rattling, you're sure to hear them squealing.


And then there's the fish tanks. We have 5 Angel Fish, 1 Dwarf Puffer and several Otto's in a fully planted, 55 gallon aquarium. That is John's passion. He's constantly buying new plants and rearranging. We also have a planted 10 gallon aquarium. It's empty now, but he plans to add some Red Cherry Shrimp to it.



Well, I guess that's it. I might not have the most exciting life, but I wouldn't trade it for the world. I'll have adventures here and there and I hope to share them with y'all. Till next time!

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  1. Love it sis! Can't wait to see what comes next! Great start!

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    1. Thanks sis! Hopefully I'll keep it going fairly regularly. :-)

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  2. Sounds like you have a great family! Lacey does the same thing as Katie with her ears and we often call her Yoda too! LOL

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    1. Thanks! Too cute that you have a "Yoda" too! LOL

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