Tuesday, July 31, 2012

all gone

over the weekend hubby and i treated ourselves to an ice blended from coffee bean. looks like bailey was hoping for a taste but sorry bay, it's all gone!

until we meet again my friends.

Monday, July 30, 2012

mischief monday: no more pictures!

bailey is fed up with my camera constantly being in her face and is now refusing to pose for any more pictures. hopefully i can change her mind and i'll have a new pic of her for tomorrow's post.

until we meet again my friends.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

go usa

bailey, dressed up in red, white and blue, was cheering on team usa during last night's olympics opening ceremony.

Friday, July 27, 2012

pick up the poop!

one of my biggest pet peeves is people that do not pick up after their dogs. i'm sure the city spent a pretty penny putting these signs all over the park and keeping the bags supplied. are people illiterate? if they can't read, there is a picture. if they don't understand the picture, there are bags falling out of the dispenser. clearly they must know what the bags are for. come on people, grab a bag when you pass the sign, that way you'll have it when you need it. our city parks are for everyones enjoyment, they are not a public restroom for your dog.
thanks for letting me vent :)

have a great weekend my friends!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

lizard in da the house!

as i was walking through my dining room yesterday, i noticed something on the floor. i took a closer look and OMG it was a baby lizard! ok, now what do i do. panic? scream? i grabbed bailey's blankie and tossed it over the lizard while i got my head together.

bailey is posing with the supplies needed to capture a lizard without harming it. items needed: blankie, plastic tub, legal pad, stiff placemat

i ran to get a plastic tub. i peeled back the blankie and caught him with the tub. i then got a legal pad for the cardboard backing. i slid the cardboard under the tub, being careful not to lift the tub too much and being careful not to injure the poor baby. ok, done, but turns out the legal pad wasn't rigid enough, so i slid a cork placemat under that. ok, now i can lift the placemat and i won't lose the lizard. i took him outside, uncapped him and he scurried off to the lawn. whew, what an exciting day!
what's the strangest thing you've ever found in your house?

until we meet again my friends.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

"orange is the happiest color" -frank sinatra

my favorite color is orange; it makes me happy. i have lots of it in my backyard so today bailey fits right in with her orange love tank top.
yes, that is an orange door behind bay. it was our old front door that hubby spray painted real orange by rust-oleum. i love how it turned out and is a huge pop of color at the end of my flower bed.

sometimes bailey likes to make the squinty chihuahua eyes...

i prefer these big round marble eyes.

Monday, July 23, 2012

mischief monday: ants in their pants

getting these doggies to pose and stay still long enough to take their picture is nearly impossible (especially when aoife knows i'm holding a treat in my hand). this is one of the outtakes that came out kinda cute.

i never did get the shot i wanted, so here are a few individual pics taken the same day.

Friday, July 20, 2012

las chihuahuas

*** bailey ***

*** aoife ***

photos taken with instagram and the sutro filter.
if you want to follow me on instagram, my username is KIBBLESPLACE.
see you there!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

diptic app

if you haven't downloaded the diptic app from the itunes store yet, go get it now. you can add several pictures into one image, which i can see coming in very handy for blogging. you can add 1-5 pictures in dozens of layouts. plus, for a limited time, it's FREE! what have you got to lose? bailey rates it a solid two paws up.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

daddy's little helper

whenever hubby is doing any of the household repairs, chores, projects, bailey is always right there to lend a helping hand paw. here, hubby was touching up the patio wall, and there was bailey, being his right hand man doggie.

Monday, July 16, 2012

monday mischief: going for the jugular

just another day of play and mischief with the chihuahuas. as you can see, bailey is on the attack. unfortunately for aoife, she is on the receiving end.

aoife (sarcastically): "hey pipsqueak oh bailey. you are so big and strong. please. stop."

Friday, July 13, 2012

friday the 13th

bailey is not taking any chances today, with it being friday the 13th and all. she is wearing her 4 leaf clover tag so she can have good luck with her everywhere she goes.

"friday the 13th is a bad luck day?"

"this is what i have to say about that!"

Thursday, July 12, 2012

the weather channel app

did you know you can customize the background on the weather channel app? how do you like the new background i chose and how do you like the temperature we had yesterday? it was a scorcher!

if you are having temps like we are, keep fido's outdoor activities to a minimum and always have plenty of fresh water available. if traveling with your pet, please do NOT leave them in the car while you run into the store for a "quick minute". it only takes moments for the interior of a car to reach unbearable conditions which could result in brain damage to your pet, or worse. stay cool my friends!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

one dog's butt is another dog's pillow

do your dogs use each other as pillows? bailey thinks aoife's butt is the perfect pillow and she will use it every chance she gets!

Monday, July 9, 2012

a bumper crop

bailey is posing with our first crop of oranges from our orange tree. Most of them were bigger than bailey's head! does your dog eat oranges? i offered a taste to bailey, she just sniffed it and turned away but aoife loves them.

bailey's naked? yes, it's been really hot here in so cal. yesterday was in the mid 90's and the forecast for today is 98!!!

Friday, July 6, 2012

princess bailey

the day we rescued bailey, she went from being an unwanted, homeless dog to being a princess and she wears her crown with pride. ok, not literally, but everyone around here knows who the princess is. (the title of queen, previously held by my kibbles, was retired on 1.26.10 when we lost her to cancer.) but bailey happily accepts her role as the little princess.

bailey reigns over the backyard as well.

when i saw that a princess tag was available, of course i had to order one for bailey.

do you live in the presence of royalty too?

Thursday, July 5, 2012

fireworks are scary

we hope everyone had a safe and happy fourth of july.

our day was very relaxing, UNTIL...

the fireworks started. our city puts on it's own fireworks display and has made private fireworks illegal. but that doesn't stop the knuckleheads from going to the neighboring cities and purchasing their fireworks there and bringing them back here. the legal display made bailey very nervous but she went into a panic with the illegal stuff. she started panting and shaking uncontrollably. it took her well over 3 hours to finally calm down. we had a terrible night. did you have any trouble or did your pooch not even notice "the bombs bursting in air"?

"fireworks are scary!"

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

batter up!

hey baseball fans, this one's for you. how's your team doing? the dodgers have been doing lousy (according to hubby).

i think this about sums up how bailey feels about all of our photo shoots; but i don't care. i love posing her and taking her pictures and i hope you enjoy them at least half as much as i do.

let's have a sing-a-long!
take me out to the ballgame, take me out with the crowd;
buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, i don't care if I never get back;
let me root, root, root for the home team, if they don't win, it's a shame;
for it's one, two, three strikes, you're out, at the old ballgame.

Monday, July 2, 2012

teeth cleaning day

bailey's breath was beginning to get a little stinky so i scheduled a vet visit for a teeth cleaning.

"my vet rocks!"

they ended up extracting a front tooth and this monster premolar! i didn't know her tiny little mouth could have such a big tooth!

poor baby slept all the way home (a 45 minute drive but our vet is worth it). this is her drowsy face.

this is how she spent the rest of the day.

check out her canine tooth before the cleaning:

and the same tooth after:

now her mouth is kissably fresh and i don't have to hold my breath when i kiss her anymore :)