Dog Bed

Sandy's SnapStone Floor Tile Approval

From time to time we have shown our pet dog, Sandy, participating in a few of our home renovation and energy saving projects. She does a very, very good job. :) Don't believe me? Well, here is a picture of Sandy, a Cockapoo, which is part Cocker Spaniel and part Poodle, supervising the installation of floor tile in our daughter's bathroom. She realizes that we are not yet finished that home renovation project. And here she is giving the final inspection of our newly installed … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #294 – Heating – Pets Body Heat

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 294, Use Pets To Keep You Warm. This money saving heating tip could be for people with dogs and cats. Our pet dog, Sandy, likes to snuggle at night during the winter to keep herself warm. What she doesn’t realize is that she is also helping to keep us warm. :) Or, … [Read more...]

Robins – Part 6 – Gone, But Not Forgotten

Baby Robins

In Part 5 we showed pictures of the baby Robins maturing in their nest underneath our deck in the back yard. They are gone now. It took approximately 2 and 1/2 weeks from the time they hatched from the eggs until they flew the coop. Sure, we will miss them. But we have a great story to tell. On the evening when they were about to leave, the first baby Robin jumped down from the next to the lawn in the back yard; quite a feat in itself as it was a 7 foot drop. The bird just sat there … [Read more...]

Finishing The Fence – Part 1

Gate Without Anchoring Post

Last year as you know our home underwent extensive renovations, including late in the fall the installation of a chain link fence on either side of the backyard (there was already a chain link fence at the back of the property). We wanted this fencing to keep in Sandy, our family pet, in the back yard unleashed. Please say 'Hi' to Sandy. :-) Now, at the area where each side's chain link fence came up to the house we wanted a standard swing gate installed. Fair enough. However, the … [Read more...]

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