Tuesday, December 18, 2007

What's New!

I guess it's catch up time...been a while since my last post. We are very much into the holiday season and I'm still trying to get all my shopping done. I have all the big items purchased, but still need some little items for those stockings! Scott and I decided not to buy for each other this year. We do that sometimes and I'm fine with it. In fact, just a couple of months ago, we splurged on a new washer and dryer. Nothing says love like appliances!! I really like getting practical gifts. Before we decided to not get each other gifts, I was going to ask for a new set of pots and pans or a new fancy, expensive toothbrush. How's that for practical???

We are actually thinking about getting something for the family that is VERY impractical. ANOTHER DOG! Scott finally agreed to getting another one on 2 conditions...that Tipsy approves and if I'll promise to vacuum every week instead of every month (no, that is not a typo!). So I agreed to my part, now Tipsy must follow suit, but I don't have much control over that one. She is been alpha dog for almost 3 years. She is a great dog and I love her very much, but she is just not great with the kids and I really want them to have a dog that they can play with and pet and love on without being growled at. Tipsy doesn't enjoy being around the kids much. I went to the minute Scott agreed and found one that I think will be awesome. He is still a puppy (1 yr.), but he is trained already. So that is a big plus. We are getting to meet him this week. He is coming to our house for a visit and maybe even a sleepover! I've posted a picture of my beloved Tipsy and also Higgins. Let me know what you think!

Here is a description of him that is on the website:

Higgins turned a year old in December 2007. He is a too-cute-for-words small to medium sized pooch, weighing in at about 25 pounds. Just look at that face! He is what we affectionately refer to as a low-rider! He is much longer than he is tall. He is currently vaccinated, neutered and on heartworn preventative. He is housebroken, but should be crate-trained as he is still a puppy and will chew on things if he is left unattended for too long. He is a social bug and just cannot get enough attention! He loves to be with his people and play, play, play, snuggle, give kisses, or just lay at your feet. Did I mention that he likes to play? A large basket of toys and lots of play time are 'musts' for Mr Higgins! Higgins has the greatest personality - he really is a hoot - but can have a short attention span if there is a lot going on. He is always there to greet you at the door, and you will never doubt his love and devotion! He could use a refresher on his puppy manners (he still likes to jump up to give you hugs), but overall, is a very well-behaved puppy! He plays very well with children and doesn't appear to have a mean bone in his body. Higgins has not been around many other dogs since he was a puppy but seems like he would be submissive to other dogs. His current kitty-pal, Holmes, tolerates his presence, but prefers not to join in on Higgins' puppy-games. Higgins really, really wants a home with kiddos who will love and dote on him, and play with him endlessly! Come and meet him! You will not be disappointed! You cannot help but smile when Higgins is around!

I hope he makes a good addition to our family! If not, I'll keep looking...unless I come to my senses!

Until next time...


April said...

I guess the dogs cute, but all that hair makes me want to sneeze. I just wanted to comment so you wouldn't feel like your blog was unappreciated. I was so happy to see it. I just don't have any advice about the dog because I don't understand owning one. It's ok because there are lots of people that don't understand having 6 kids. Let's just say we all have our own kind of crazy.

Michele said...

Well its sooooooo good to see you finally post another blog. I miss reading them. Seems like a good way for me to keep abreast of things in Rowlett. Keep em coming. As for Mr. Higgins, well I think he is adorable!! My vote on Scott's blogspot was if Tipsy approves.. and I hope Tipsy does. Cant wait to win the competition so I can come down to Texas and meet Mr. Higgins if all goes well.
Love to all - Keep the blogs coming. They are truly appreciated ( as April says ).

Michele said...

Hey Angie, I know where you can get a real nice set of pots and pans. They don't cost much. (inside joke)

Angie said...

Thanks for the comments, guys! We are officially the owner of a new dog, Higgins. So far so good!!!