In Memory of...Keepsakes

Monday, September 26, 2011

A while back I had a customer contact me with a request for a memory keepsake for her friend. That friend was losing her longtime four-legged companion to an illness and was having a really hard time with it. So, in memory of her beloved pet, I created a keepsake for her. And as it turned out, a friend of mine had just lost her longtime pet, unexepectedly, as well...he was a beautiful dog that she and her husband had since he was a puppy many years ago. He truly was like their child. They adored and cherished him. So I knew I had to create a keepsake for her as well.


After creating these memory keepsakes for both this sweet customer and my friend as well, I decided to list it in my shop for any of you out there who might like a little keepsake around to remember your beloved furry friends as well.

Growing up, my family and I always had dogs, so I remember very well how terribly sad I was to lose them. Snooky(the original Snooky, folks!) and Gizmo(yes, I grew up in the 80's) were my besties when I was a kid, as you can see below. This photo was taken early one morning after my mom found me relaxing in the "pool" with my favorite little pooch, Snooky. As a child I was an early riser(don't know what happened there) and I would always be the first one up. This, below, was a regular occurance at my house. I'll have to dig up some of those old photos of Snooky dressed in baby clothes and a bonnet laying happily in my doll carriage. I pushed that pooch all around the neighborhood in that thing! So, needless to say, Snooky was a very well loved four-legged friend and I just loved him to pieces.

In related news, there is a free shipping special going on this week in the shop for all Facebook fans. "Like" us if you haven't already and enjoy this special going on now thru sunday!

Enjoy your week and I'll be back with more soon!

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