National Pets Day: Pets of Cozy Cottage

Today is National Pets Day! I think it's kind of neat that there are so many days dedicated to fun and wonderful things these days. Pets, siblings, pirates, doughnuts, pizza - you name it, there's a day for it. For most people, pets are more than mere companions; they're family. Ours are no different. They … Continue reading National Pets Day: Pets of Cozy Cottage


Homemade Dog Food

2 years ago, I was looking for a┬áhealthier alternative to the dog food we were feeding our pups. Nubi was overweight and refused to eat anything other than Purina Moist and Meaty. True to chihuahuas, he has bad teeth, so it had to be soft. Meanwhile, Scooby was on Purina Puppy Chow. He was underweight. … Continue reading Homemade Dog Food

Keeping it Real

You know, when I decided to start a lifestyle blog, I had every intention of keeping up with it. Here's what I thought it would be: I'm going to post lots of crafts and recipes and homemaking tips! My friends love what I do, and I'm sure others will too! Best of intentions. In turn, … Continue reading Keeping it Real

I Can’t Make This Up: Stories from a Dog Mom, Part 1

As a fur parent to two small dogs, sometimes I feel like I'm in a room full of toddlers. And I've actually been in a room full of toddlers, so I know what it's like. Never again, y'all. These two keep me hopping on a daily basis. When I post on my personal Facebook, all of my friends love reading the "puppy mom" stories. They love hearing about their antics. And, y'all, these are the honest to gosh truth. I really can't make this mess up.