Category Archives: just for fun

First snow of 2014, a time lapse

I saw that we had snow in the forecast yesterday, so I set up our time lapse camera just for fun to capture it. If you look closely you will see a few birds too, small and large. The little birds are called juncos, and they love to come eat our walnuts. We also get a few woodpeckers, and pigeons. You will see both juncos and pigeons in the video.

Note, this video has no sound. What it is the weather like in your part of the world?

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Feeling stressed? Try a little #KittenTherapy!

This video is sure to make your day! What happens when you take some stressed out humans and offer them a bit of relaxing therapy? A surprise that is full of adorableness, that’s what! And, it looks like it worked too. Who could stay stressed after playing with a bunch of adorable kittens?

In true SoulPancake fashion, they built the world’s first ever kitten therapy office for chronic
stress cases. “Patients” step into a clear glass therapy office where they are guided into a
peaceful meditation. Once their eyes are closed and their mind is beginning to clear, the
“therapists” (tiny kittens) burst from the wall, providing instant stress relief with belly laughs and awwww’’s. The video is full of squee-worthy moments, urban art installation inspiration, and the feel-good vibes that SoulPancake has become known for. Oh, and did we mention the kittens are beyond cute?!

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ABOUT SOULPANCAKE:
Founded in 2008 by actor Rainn Wilson (The Office), SoulPancake develops thought-provoking
content that encourages people to explore what it means to be human.
ABOUT TIDY CATS:
Tidy Cats, a Purina company, is committed to the welfare of cats everywhere: from providing
free pet adoptions to helping cat lovers find the litter solution that works for their home.

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Tex For Mayor 2014

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Tex is one of 14 dog candidates running for a two year term to serve as the first canine mayor of Salt Lake County. American Dog Rescue Foundation and its founder Arthur Benjamin need YOUR votes to help Tex win!

Tex is a death-row rescue from eight years ago. From death row to possibly becoming the first K9 Major of Salt Lake City! Read all about Tex’s campaign and initiatives at http://tex4mayor.com, and then be sure to cast your vote for Tex.

Votes are cast October 1-21 by making a donation to Salt Lake County Animal Services, benefiting their injured animal fund (American Dog Rescue Foundation, Tex’s main election supporter, is making a $1 donation on behalf of each voter who is unable to donate to the Fund either due to financial or geographic reasons while designated funds last). The donations go to a great cause, providing Emergency Medical Care and Attention to seriously ill or injured animals who could not otherwise become adoptable.

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You can keep up with campaign updates on Facebook and Twitter.

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How To Have A Very Bad Dog (and a giveaway)!

Bad DogThis is a hilarious little book all about how to ruin your dog! Or as the cover says, how to ruin your pooch deliberately and with skill!

It covers everything, from how to choose your future bad dog, to what types of accessories to get for it. And yes, what it’s really doing is showing you everything NOT to do, while teaching the right things in a hilarious way.

This fun little book comes from one of our favorite sites, Knock Knock. They have a variety of items to help add humor to your life, while also being quiet useful. I especially love their notepads.

One lucky reader will win a $50 gift card to Knock Knock, so you too can learn ‘How to Have a Very Bad Dog’, and get some other goodies for your home!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Can’t wait to find out if you won? Use code ’4THELOVE’ for 20% off your order (one time use per customer, expires 9/22/14).

Thanks to Knock Knock for providing the prize for this giveaway, and a copy of the book for my review!

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