Today is the Day!

For those of you who have been following along, today is Puppy Day! πŸ˜‰ For those of you in the dark, you can check out my previous posts “Am I Ready for a New Puppy?” and “New Puppy in 6 Days!” to get caught up… πŸ˜‰
The Princess Nagger did indeed remind Dada about bringing the dog cage up from the basement and getting it all cleaned up before today… I think she had an ulterior motive, though, because she was acting like it was her own little mini playground last night:


She was using the stick from a cat fishing toy to tap on the wires and ‘make music’… πŸ˜‰

Then later in the evening, she decided she wanted company, and lured Norman into the cage with her:


She had the entire cage completely covered with her Dora blanket – when I asked her why she had it completely covered up, this was her response:

Princess Nagger: “Norman had his eyes closed, so I figured he wanted it to be dark in here, so I covered the cage with my Dora blanket to make it dark.”

Me: “Oh…interesting! How did you get Norman to go into the cage to begin with?”

Princess Nagger: “Well, I had this really long ribbon that has some knots in it, and he was chasing it. He chased it right into the cage so I knew he wanted to play in there with me.”

Me: “Ah, so you had your own version of a ‘cat trap’, eh?”

Princess Nagger: “Well, not really a ‘trap’, he wanted to go in there, so I let him. Then he was hungry, so I got some cat food and put it in my little heart container to feed him. Then he was thirsty, so I got him some water. But I spilled the water, I’m so, so sorry about that!”

Me: “No biggie – did you clean up the spilled water?”

Princess Nagger: “Oh yes, I sure did! Then Norman wanted to take a nap, so I took a little Cat Nap with him in the cage.”

Me (laughing): “A Cat Nap, huh? That’s a pretty cool thing to do!”

Princess Nagger: “I just wanted to make sure that the cage was perfect for the new puppy…tomorrow is Puppy Day, I’m so excited I don’t think I’ll be able to sleep tonight, so I figured I better take a Cat Nap just in case.”

So we’re off to pick up the puppy – which means I’ll be quite scarce for the next 4 or 5 hours…I have a lot of catching up to do, EntreCards to drop, comments to leave, and some awards to acknowledge and send linky love to the generous givers of those awards. Check back later for an update on our little Puppy Pickup Adventure and see new pics of our new puppy! πŸ˜‰

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After 20+ years in the Corporate World and years of infertility, Princess Nagger made her miraculous appearance and I chose to become a SAHM and WAHM - I love every minute of it. We added Little Dude through adoption, adding a whole new dimension to our family. We have an eclectic mix of pets: dogs, cats, birds and fish. I love to cook and try new techniques to turn ordinary into extraordinary. Crafty by nature, I take on a lot of unique projects and enjoy seeing the end result. My favorite, of course, is making my own wine out of fruits and grapes. Experiments with water currently underway. I blog about the joys of parenting, family, friends, life, love and anything else that strikes my fancy. I do enjoy doing reviews and giveaways for products I use, believe in and can stand behind.
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31 thoughts on “Today is the Day!

  1. Oh, I can’t wait to see some pictures. I think it’s funny that she enjoyed hanging out in that cage so much!

  2. I can’t wait to get a puppy myself one of these days!s Gotta love little girls and the things that make them so excited!
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    By the way, I saw you commented on the pay it forward on my blog.s Were you interested in a little gift?s If so, just send me your address either on my blog or to my email.
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    I like your blog.s It is full of some good reads!s May I ask how you came across mine?

  3. Congrats on your new addition….what a little cutie!!s Looking forward to more posts!s I enjoyed spending some time here today.s Nice to meet you. πŸ™‚

  4. Happy Puppy Day! Hope the only warm feeling you get is in your heart and not on the floor – or worse, a pant leg! I can still remember how excited I was when I got my first puppy- no greater feeling for a child!

  5. almost forgot- need pictures!!! :o)s
    and per your comment above, if you’d like to visit my blog- the link is: awakeningthenow.blogspot.com

  6. OMG- I think I have those same boots !!!!!
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    How exciting- your new baby πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  7. Not only did she enjoy hanging out in the cage, but she emptied her toybox and put every single toy in the cage! LOL!s I had to have her empty it out before bedtime last night to make sure it was ready for its new occupant…not a pile of toys! πŸ˜‰
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    Thanks so much for stopping by, Elizabeth! πŸ˜€

  8. Puppies are so much fun, puppy breath and all! πŸ˜‰ s The Princess Nagger was so excited, the first thing she said this morning when she got up was ‘It’s Puppy Day!’ πŸ˜‰
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    Sure, I would love to participate in the Pay it Forward – sounds like lots of fun! πŸ™‚ s I found your blog through a link on another blog while I was blog-hopping…I’ll have to go back and find out where I found you! πŸ˜‰ s You can email me at SassyDesigns1(at)gmail(dot)com and we can chat… πŸ˜‰
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    Thank you very much for the compliments, and thank you so much for stopping by! πŸ˜€

  9. Thanks, Jennifer!s New puppies are so much fun! πŸ˜‰ s Thanks so much for stopping by! πŸ™‚

  10. Thank you, Firefly!s I have a feeling the cage and the new puppy are going to be fun for quite some time for the Little Princess! (grin!!)s Thanks a bunch for stopping by! πŸ˜€

  11. She sure is quite the character – definitely a daily source of entertainment for me! πŸ˜‰ s She’s also quite the negotiator…and a very smart ‘planner’…heh, heh!s She was quite happy that her brilliant plan worked! LOL!!s Thanks so much for stopping by, Megan! πŸ˜€

  12. Awww, thank you Andrea!s What a sweet thing to say! πŸ™‚ s Thanks so much for stopping by, it’s nice to ‘meet’ you, too! πŸ˜€

  13. It’s been a very exciting day to be sure!s The pictures are now posted… πŸ˜€ s Thanks so much for stopping by, Lydia! πŸ˜€

  14. Thanks so much, Mimi!s She sure is cute and funny – I am blessed big time! πŸ˜€ s Thanks a bunch for stopping by! πŸ˜€

  15. They do seem to love cages, don’t they? πŸ˜‰ s Thanks so much for stopping by! πŸ˜€

  16. HAHAHAHA!s That’s too funny, Lisa! πŸ˜€ s Luckily I stayed dry the whole way home…he pretty much slept off and on for the long drive back, and successfully ‘did his business’ on the ‘WeeWee Pads’ we got…heh, heh!s We’re going to paper train him initially (with the WeeWee Pads near the back door), and when the weather warms up, transition him to outside.s With how cold the weather is, it’s recommended to paper train so the puppy doesn’t get sick from the cold…I’m all over that, ‘cuz I’d rather not stand out in the cold waiting for him to do his business any longer than I have to! LOL!!!s
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    The Little Princess has been having a blast with the new puppy since we got home – she’s ecstatic that he’s a lightweight, she’s been carrying him around with her everywhere she goes…even coaxed him into her play tunnel for a while! LOL!!s Luckily no ‘accidents’…yet! πŸ˜‰
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    Thanks so much for stopping by, Lisa! πŸ˜€

  17. LOL Harriet!!s They’re her favorite boots – I actually had a pair just like them (so we could match), only I got my really muddy one day and couldn’t get them clean again… πŸ™ s Haven’t gotten a replacement pair yet and boy, do I miss them! πŸ˜‰
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    I’ve put pictures in a new post – enjoy! πŸ˜‰ s Thanks a bunch for stopping by! πŸ˜€

  18. I love the pictures in the dog crate! My son is obsessed with climbing in and out. If only it were legal to stick him in there for a few hours so I could go out and get stuff done! I’m kidding, of course. Good luck with the new puppy!

  19. LOL Casey!s I had that same thought!s I was thinking about doing some sort of funny post about how to keep your kids in line…complete with the picture of the Princess Nagger ‘locked up’, but figured there are probably too many people out there that wouldn’t find that humorous… πŸ˜‰
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    Thanks so much for stopping by! πŸ˜€

  20. Wasn’t it Mark Twain that said the best way to raise them was to put them in a barrell with nothing more than a small hole for water?

    Then when they become teenagers- plug the hole.