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Barking with The Beat – Holiday Food

At 417 Pet Sitting we are here to care for your pets, but more importantly, we want to provide peace of mind.  With the impending influx of friends, family, and the inevitable dispensary of baked goods, confections, alcohol, and rich foods it is best to be aware of some of the toxins to our furbabies and why.  A lot of times we equate food with love, but it is actually the exact opposite!  Unless your guests are pet owners as well, they might not be aware of the lurking dangers either, so feel free to share with friends and family BEFORE they arrive, or even leave a print out in the kitchen.  Some of the main ones the Poison Center warns of are below. Read full article >>

I should have gotten a degree in house painting

Phase 2 of the attic, soon to be rec room! It took about a week and a half to do and I’m so tired of painting I could cry. We have to paint the entire interior, so downstairs is next. But here’s what it looks like today. Tonight, we’ll be getting trim! Carpet installed in a few weeks thanks to Discount Daves! Can’t wait to show you when it’s done! Trim pics next! Read full article >>

New House = New Projects

We bought a house that was built in 1897 and so I feel the need to share with you the progress we make with it. The house was in pretty bad shape as far as cleanliness goes. And we seemed to find any and every pest you could imagine. Not to mention all the broken light fixtures, broken flooring, horribly stained carpet….I mean, the laundry list goes on! And most of the appliances needed replaced almost immediately. UGH. Fixing up houses has become a big passion of ours, though, so here we go! Here’s phase 1 of the attic. Read full article >>