• Foster puppy Cornbread with the Yippy Momma Rita and her kids
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    Becoming a Hounds In Pounds Foster Puppy Family

    It’s been a long time since I’ve been on this blog so I’ll reintroduce myself. I’m Rita and these are my kiddos. Most people know them as Lil man, Lil lady and Lil mister. And the cute puppy is Cornbread, our foster puppy from Hounds In Pounds, Inc. – an animal rescue organization. It’s been 11 years since we’ve had a dog in our house. I grew up with dogs my entire life. We’ve had more than 10 dogs in our family, I’ve always felt “naked” without a puppy. But losing my last pup, Quincy, 11 years ago was hard. I went from doggie mom to being pregnant with my…

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    Birthday Party decorations

    Lil Man’s 1st birthday is just around the corner. I can’t believe how quickly this year has gone by. I haven’t even started planning for his birthday party yet. For some it sounds crazy that I’m thinking about it when it’s not for another four weeks, but there’s so many things to do: Make a guest list Confirm addresses Order/make invitations Mail the invitations out so people can RSVP two weeks prior Order goodie bags Figure out what to put into the goodie bags (and order them) What to put on the cake? Or do we want a cake? Decorations By the way, we’ll have a nice printable for you…