The Red Bicycle

The Red Bicycle Coffee 2190 Nolensville Pike Suite E Nashville, TN 37211 P: 615.454.2738 W: https://redbicyclecoffee.com Hours Mon – Sun: 7A-9P The Red Bicycle Coffee is a local chain of coffee shops in the Nashville area. The concept originated in North Carolina, but The Red Bicycle has been a Nashville fixture since 2013. They have…

International Nap Day

In honor of National Nap Day, here is Jingles after a long morning at Puppy Kindergarten!

Attention!

Attention! An important part of what we are learning in the puppy raiser process is when to recognize that Jingles is ready to do her homework. It’s easy to see when she is tired and needing a nap! Here she is all ready to practice command training. Her trigger word is “Yes!” This means that…

Hummingbird Feeder

Hummingbirds I have been searching for a great hummingbird feeder for decades. I have spent money on fancy ones, inexpensive ones and everything in between. Finally, I have found one that is perfect. Last year at the Lawn & Garden Show, I was intrigued by an exhibitor showcasing THE Hummingbird Feeder. I bought one and…

Jingles & Judy

Jingles & Judy Part of the support we receive from Southeastern Guide Dogs is a weekly Puppy Kindergarten that is conducted by various members of the area team. It serves as a socialization tool for the puppies, as well as focused teaching on discipline that needs attention. It is just as good for the puppy…

Farro Salad

If you haven’t jumped on the farro bandwagon yet, come onboard! This hulled wheat grain is sold dried, then you simply cook it as you would rice. Where you used to have to find it at a specialty store, it is readily available now at Kroger, Publix, Whole Foods and even at my super Wal-Mart….

Jingles – 12 Weeks

Jingles had her first visit to our local vet to receive the shots required for 12 weeks old puppies. Obviously there are lots of scents that can be very distracting in the building, but she handled herself like a pro without a whimper. She even got to meet another dog named Louie and after much…

Jingles – 10-1/2 weeks

Jingles – 10-1/2 weeks The fun continues as Jingles repeatedly proves herself to be an outstanding puppy. We took her out to the Factory in Franklin for a Guide Dog Puppy Raiser meeting this past weekend and learned a lot from seasoned professionals about leash training and socialization. She is great with any people, especially…

Gloves

Gloves If you spend any time cooking, you also spend a lot of time with your hands in a sink filled with hot soapy water. As wonderful as my dishwasher is, there are certain things that require hand washing. For years, I used those familiar bright yellow Playtex Living Gloves because that’s what my Mother…

Zulema’s Taqueria

Zulema’s Taqueria 104 Graylynn Drive Nashville, TN 37214 P: 615.730.6154 W: https://www.facebook.com/zulemastacos I had heard nothing but good things about Zulema’s Taqueria in Donelson, but I had not visited there until recently. For those of you that know me, this likely shocks you. I mean, we tend to eat out a lot. And we never…