Celebrate National Dog Day by Following Our 5 Favorite Pups

Image via @mensweardog on Instagram To celebrate National Dog Day on August 26, we’re sharing our five favorite four-legged Instagram celebs who brighten up our feeds daily!  Norbert @NorbertTheDog: Norbert is an adorable, three-pound therapy dog with a permanent, always-endearing blep. He was the only pup in his litter, so his mom knew he was special from day one! Norbert now spends his days volunteering at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, helping his mom write children’s books (in which he is obviously the star), and playing with his not-so-little brother Fred, a golden retriever. Doug the Pug @ItsDougThePug: Doug is…

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Back to School Gifts for Teachers

Going back to school can be a crazy time for all involved. Let your kiddo’s teacher know you appreciate all the preparation they’ve done to make this the best school year yet! We’ve gathered five of our favorite back to school gifts for the wonderful teachers in your life: Clever candy: Attach a colorful note to a mason jar of candy Write something clever like: “This year is going to be sweet!” or “O-fish-ally wishing you the best school year ever!” on a jar of candy fish 2. Punny Pens: Attach a note to a pack of highlighters or fun-colored…

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day With Your Kids and Pets!

Finding new and creative ways to entertain kids while they’re on summer break can be a challenge, that’s why we came up with a few ice cream themed activities that kids (and pets) are sure to love. National Ice Cream Day is on July 21st and we cannot resist celebrating!  First, create the base for your ice cream treats by following the simple recipe below: Ingredients: 1 cup milk 1.5 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Materials: 2–3 cups ice, crushed or cubed 1/3 cup kosher or coarse salt 1 quart-sized plastic ziplock bag 1 gallon-sized plastic ziplock freezer bag Instructions:…

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Dad Moments That Will Make Your Heart Melt!

Father’s Day is for honoring dads, uncles, grandpas, stepfathers and those who have acted as father figures. It’s about showing extra love and gratitude to those who have inspired us. Whether you’re celebrating with a fun family bike ride in the sun, a hike or brunch (it’s okay if you spill, we’ve got you covered!), the most important part of the day is letting dad know how much you love and appreciate him. We’re sharing a few celebrity and influencer dad moments that make our hearts melt and inspire us through the crazy, but fulfilling, journey of fatherhood! @tiesandfries, Josh…

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5 of the Best DIY Cat Toys

DIY crafts have been on the rise for years now. There’s DIY jewelry and DIY furniture, so why not make your own cat toys too? Homemade cat toys are an inexpensive, creative way to keep your cat entertained. You can even customize them to fit your cats playful needs and personality. We put together a list of the 5 best DIY cat toys you can make at home. 1. HOMEMADE CATNIP YARN BALLS Why not add a creative twist to the classic yarn ball. It’s a yarn ball that doesn’t unravel!  Plus, it’s infused with catnip to keep your cat…

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Pet First Aid 101

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month and to celebrate, we are sharing a list of things you need to know in case of an emergency with your pet. As a pet owner, you never want to imagine a situation where your pet requires first aid, but with help from the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)  we’ve put together key steps and supplies to always have on hand just in case!   First aid supplies to always keep stocked Phone number to your vet’s office and your pet’s medical records (including medications and vaccination history) Gauze Non-stick bandages, towels,…

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