I often turn to Anders Ruff to add the finishing touches to my party plans.  They create the most adorable printables that are perfect for any party.  You might remember them from my son’s Astronaut Birthday Party post and I have plans for them in an upcoming issue of Southern Living as well! When they…

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You put a lot of thought in to the invitations and notes that you send out so why not put a personalized spin on your postage too! Check out Zazzle and order some personalized stamps of your own. You can add an image of your guest of honor, your pet, your children or maybe even…

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If you had the Woofer it could!  This hilarious contraption was created by Matthew Baron of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania so that your dog could add more joy to your life than it already does. The Woofer is a dog coat with speakers that lets you play your favorite songs from your Ipod or other MPS player.…

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I have passes to give away to the Texas Pet Expo this weekend!  I hope you will come see me on Saturday from 11 to 1 while I sign copies of Dog Parties: Entertaining Your Party Animal.  Please comment here if you want a Family Pass!

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The Texas Pet Expo is a weekend celebration that is fun for the whole family.  There are fantastic opportunities for intimate animal experiences as well as shopping and adoption options!  I will be signing copies of Dog Parties: Entertaining Your Party Animal on Saturday Nov. 9 from 11 to 1.  I can’t wait and I…

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There is a much more cuddly cause to celebrate! This month is the American Humane Association’s Adopt- A- Dog Month. Adopting a pet is certainly the farthest thing from a new idea but chances are, it probably would be new for most of us to truly consider driving down to the nearest shelter to pick…

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If you want to make entertaining as easy as 1, 2, 3 then you must shop MeriMeri!  Their Party Packs are amazing!  Their “It’s A Party” kits have everything you need for your child’s party from the plates and napkins to the centerpiece.  The themes are adorable too!  They have Animal Parade, Princess, Pirate and…

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Purina® Chef Michael’s® canine creations is conducting a national search to find the most unforgettable “Doggie Valentine” in America – the lovable dog who has captured his owner’s heart and leaves a lasting impression on anyone that meets him. The winner will get an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to accompany me to…

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Working with Purina’s new dog food brand, Chef Michael’s Canine Creations, has been a true joy. Not only does Lola love the food but I was able to host 1000 dog parties across the country in one day! HouseParty.com is an amazing resource for finding great new products and introducing your friends to them! It…

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