Sweat Equity

When I purchased my home last October, I knew it needed a little work. Some of the work was REALLY IMPORTANT to the structural integrity of the home (e.g. the new roof and gutters). Other parts have been purely to put my own stamp on my house (new kitchen updates galore). At the end of … More Sweat Equity

5 Things I Didn’t Know About Pitbulls until I Adopted Serena

Growing up my family always had dogs, mainly Labradors and German Shorthairs. When I decided to adopt a dog of my own 2 years ago, I decided to remain open to a variety of breeds of dogs. In California, most rescues have large amounts of Pitbulls in their care. This is for a variety of … More 5 Things I Didn’t Know About Pitbulls until I Adopted Serena

Friday Favorites

In Todays post I’m going to do something a little different. I was inspired to write this  post by an incredible Facebook group I’m a apart of that’s specifically for women Pitbull owners. It’s a place where people can ask each other for advice, share pictures of their cute dog babies, and seek encouragement about … More Friday Favorites

One Last Walk

Early this morning Serena and I left my parents house to head to Peet’s Coffee. This coffee shop (which was 1 block from my apartment) became an important part of our community. Part of the routine I established with Serena was an early morning walk and an evening walk. During our early morning walk we woul … More One Last Walk

The Last Chapter

Yesterday, I stopped by my apartment to leave a check for the stager. (Did I tell you I’m moving?) As I walked through my empty apartment looking for stray items left behind, I began to grieve a little. The full impact of my decision to move became suddenly real. My apartment was empty, the walls and … More The Last Chapter

The Journey Begins

Hi Everyone & thanks for joining me on this adventure! Welcome to Adventures With A Pitbull. This is my personal blog documenting my newest and most epic adventure…moving  to Minneapolis 2 months before winter. YIKES! The road in front of me is full of unknowns, and most likely many funny stories. I’m taking with me the … More The Journey Begins