Monday, December 24, 2018

HAVE A BLESSED CHRISTMAS EVE AND DAY!

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Our family, like everyone else, is especially busy this time of year. With us, things start picking up in November and gather steam all the way to New Year's. That's one reason I haven't posted regularly the past couple of weeks. With four birthdays, two anniversaries, Thanksgiving, Christmas--we're on the go with church programs, family celebrations, and our grands are in a play with the local little theater as well!

Merry Christmas, doxie lovers! You may not see any posts from me until January, but I'll be thinking of you. 

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Friday, December 21, 2018

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS SCENES

I have always loved vintage Christmas decorations, scenes, trees, scents, gifts, food, and SNOW. As a Christian, I especially appreciate the reason for the season: Christ's birth in Bethlehem. Below are some lovely scenes for you to enjoy:

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Merry Christmas, doxie lovers!


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Friday, December 14, 2018

DACHSHUND CHRISTMAS LIST

Dear Humans,

Here’s the dachshund breed’s Christmas list, because sometimes you’re clueless about us! Therefore, we’d better tell you what we want:
1 - a special alarm that goes off whenever the word “vet” is uttered in our homes, AND
2 - a secret trap door where we can hide during the chaos following the alarm (nobody will look for us immediately, and we’ll have our stash of treats, water, and blankies waiting!)
3 - an unlimited supply of cheese
4 - an unlimited supply of treats
5 - an unlimited supply of peanut butter
6 - squeak toys that still squeak even after we “kill” ‘em
7 - an outdoor potty place that has a roof for when it rains and a heater for when it’s cold
8 - a sign for the front door so that all who enter are already aware:
“This home is run by our doxie(s), so do everything within your power for his/her/their happiness and comfort”
9 - never come here empty handed: bring something for us to eat and/or play with
10 - heated blankies
11 - all humans to rub our bellies, ears, or backs when required, for as long as required
12 - this list is subject to additions and deletions as needed (doxies CAN change their minds, you know!)
13 - NEW ITEM - Yikes! Almost forgot that we want you to read Sarge the doxie’s books of heartwarming tales because HE understands us and has done our breed proud with his accomplishments!


*Disclaimer - this list is actually meant as a joke! We doxies really don’t want to take over the world—just love us and feed us, because we love YOU unconditionally (and more than you realize)!
Merry Christmas,
Your dachshund(s)

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

CHRISTMAS BOW DACHSHUNDS

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Isn't Mr. Sparkly Bowtie adorable?


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And here's a longhaired shaded cream
wearing a huge red bow - very cute!


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Miss Princess in her plaid Christmas dress


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Red smooth coat wearing a bright
red and white bowtie--handsome!


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A doxie can't go wrong wearing
a large red velvet bow!

Merry Christmas, doxie lovers!

Monday, December 10, 2018

WIENER WONDERLAND




Well, it's Monday, and much of the Southeast is blanketed in snow! Our hometown of Raleigh, NC got at least a foot. Here in Middle Georgia, all we got was lots and lots of rain. That beats an ice storm and power outages, right?

Have a great week, doxie lovers, as you prepare for the holidays. Much is going on in homes around the country, but family is extra important--not things. Focus on them (including your doxies).

MERRY CHRISTMAS!


Friday, December 7, 2018

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS CARDS FEATURING DACHSHUNDS!

I've always loved vintage anything: decor, homes, cars, clothing, antiques, and especially Christmas cards. Below is a selection I've gleaned from the web, and I think they're adorable! I hope you enjoy them, too, doxie lovers! I think the first one, a Victorian design, is my favorite--what's yours?


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Have a great weekend, doxie lovers.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

THAT WOULD BE MEEEEEE!

Is this you as well? There are several other dog breeds that I love: husky, German shepherd, French bulldog, pug--okay, most of 'em. But none of them can hold a candle to my beloved doxies.


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Dachshunds . . . you gotta love 'em, because they are so lovable.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

DACHSHUND CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS!

It's that time of year to decorate our Christmas trees. I have ONE doxie ornament on our tree (I know, I know--it's scandalous to have only one!). Do you have any doxie ornaments on your tree? I'm sharing some really cute ornaments I found online, so enjoy them. I certainly have!


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'Tis the season to be jolly, doxie lovers. Let's keep in mind that there are some folks who are having a tough time this holiday season: the loss of a loved one, financial difficulties, health issues, lonliness, divorce--so let's reach out to our friends and neighbors who could use our help and our kindness.

Let's be more like our beloved doxies:

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Monday, December 3, 2018

WHAT? MONDAY AGAIN??

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Have a wonderful week, doxie lovers. It's the beautiful Christmas season, and there's much to be thankful for! 

Dachshunds . . . you gotta love 'em!


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