Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A Sunday Drive...

We've been a little preoccupied here! It all started last week when I was washing some baby items and it sparked the "should we have another baby" conversation. Of course all 5 of us knew that we would not be adding another baby to our family. (Mom, you can breath now) Although I should add....unless it is God's plan. I have to say that because we all know surprises happen! So, that lead us to the talk of a pet....horse, cow, pig, goat, sheep, chickens or a dog. Thank goodness we all agreed on a dog!

One Sunday drive an hour away and we meet this adorable 8 week old bassett hound.
Could you say no to that face?

Next on the family to do list was decide on a name.
No easy task when you are having the input of 5 family members!
Some of the contenders were:
Buddy, Marshell, Elliot, Flash, Rosco, Shaky, Taco, Joey, Bolt....

And the winner was

If I don't post as much for awhile please understand....
I am moving the lower Christmas Ornaments up higher
On Pee and Poop patrol
Sleepless nights
puppy proofing the house

Loving every minute!

Happy Holidays!


Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Aww, you're right who could refuse that sweet face, we lost our Bassett to bone cancer 4 yrs ago and we sure do miss him, he was named Chester but was best know as Low Rider because of the way his front end bounced up and down like a low rider car when he ran.
Hope you have a very Merry Christmas and don't have to clean toooo much poop and pee...lol

Jen said...

Alina was right beside me when we I was reading this- we both think blue is adorable- does this mean there are 8 legs in the house now?
oh you are sooooo brave but blue is so lucky!!!
bet you are your kids best friends right now!

ChRiS said...

ahhhhh lucky Blue and i love the name, i got my parents 1 of these several yrs ago and they loved her to death.....i think of all the animals my parents had the Basset was there favorite, mom always said wasn't a day that dog didn't make them smile and laugh.....God Bless you.......Happy Holidays!

stephanie said...

What does Lilly think about the new addition??? You gave us no hint of this idea on Friday lady!!

Jess said...

I LOVE puppies! :) My husband and I were just talking about adding another member to our family!

Karen said...

I love little Blue! I can't wait to meet him, and congrats to you all! He is one lucky little guy...

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Ahhhh....Wendy welcome to the new addition! Good choice my friend! And a very Merry Christmas to you and your family! Debbie XXX000

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

Oh...there is nothing better than a puppy. I know I always say that it's a good thing puppies are so cute or you'd kill em. And that is why they are so cute....to keep them alive. But really not so bad...it's just even the most perfect of puppies will do at least one thing that you REALLY wish they hadn't. Oh....I'd love a new puppy. But I'm at my limit with my four.

Congratulations...I'm so jealous that you are smelling puppy breath. Blue looks like he will be a very good puppy.

Natasha said...

I had a funny feeling that this was next up for you guys! I just adore your sweet little puppy Blue and am very jealous in fact. I feel like I want a third baby but...well...maybe I need a puppy! Enjoy these happy days with your new "baby"!!

Blessings and best wishes,

dee dee said...

I just love your new "baby"! Blue.... what a perfect name, for such a sweet little fellow!
I can imagine the whole family is in love.
Enjoy this season with your family.... I wishing you the merriest of Christmas's!
Dee Dee

Jude@ThisJewels4You said...

What a great name and a great gift to the entire family! When "Blue" is full grown please let me know and a Christmas pet bandana will be his for the asking. Have a great holiday. Jude

Pamela said...

Blue is just adorable!! What a wonderful addition to the fam Wendy!

Susan said...

I am envious of your family! Blue is precious. My daughter has four dogs. Two Great Danes and two shitzu, talk about a contradiction LOL. But her sweetest dog is named Blue. She rescued him from the Shelter and he was really sick.She nursed him back to health. He is the most wonderful dog! Merry Christmas. I just found your blog and have enjoyed my visit.

Sandy said...

I just had to stop by and say Happy Holidays to you and yours.. I so enjoy your blog..

Beth @ Dirty Laundry said...

Oh my gosh, Wendy! He's adorable! I hate to tell my kids though, they want a dog so badly but Ben is allergic! I hope the puppy days are going smoothly! Merry Christmas!

Rene said...

What a sweetheart Wendy. Basset Hounds are one of my favorite breeds. Never had one, but always wanted one. I'll bet ya'll are having fun with that little guy.

I hope you are having a wonderful holiday weekend with your family.


Corners of My Life said...

I hope Blue has settled in and everyone is enjoying your new pet. He is too cute!

Anonymous said...

He is SO cute! There are times (like this) when I think I really want a puppy, but still haven't talked myself into doing it yet. :-) Hopefully the training phase won't last too long!

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