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Life with Rescue Dogs

Posted in Family, and Homesteading

Life with rescue dogs is always an adventure. Their crazy antics are ever entertaining. There are moments that you want to get mad at them because they’ve done something bad, but their sweet puppy dog eyes mellow your anger and melt your heart. Even if you do get mad, you can’t stay that way very long as they wiggle their way back into your good graces. It doesn’t take long until you’re back to cuddling with them. Rescue dogs have a special way of pulling at your heartstrings. You know their past, and you want the best life for them…

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

Cold weather. Snow covered mountains. More snow. It’s time to go explore the winter wonderland. Build a snowman? We’ll have to wait to see what the snow is like once we reach our destination. A picnic lunch has been packed. The dogs are settled in. It’s time to head on our way. Switchback roads. Snow everywhere. It’s going to be a fun day of exploration and hiking in the snow. The dogs get excited as they know what lies ahead. Sadly, the Big Bear Discovery Center was closed for the day as was the parking lot, so we had to…

Cougar Crest Trail Hiking in the Snow

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

I woke up to a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning. The windstorms had passed and left behind gorgeous weather. I look into the distance and see the snow-capped mountains. The snow-covered peaks of Big Bear were calling out to me. I finished up my outdoor chores and head in to let D know that it was time for a road trip to the mountains to do some hiking in the snow. Once D saw the mountains, he agreed that we needed to do a little hiking in the snowy mountains. We weren’t sure exactly what our destination would be once we…