Anyone who knows me well knows that the fall is my all time favorite season. I get very nostalgic this time of year with the holidays right around the corner. I love the leaves changing, the cool crisp weather, caramel apples, cider, pumpkin carving...

I think I'm going to start a new series of Charlie doing silly things at different locations in Seattle:) Every time we take him with us to places he always behaves, but it's just so funny to see his quirky idiosyncrasies when he is experiencing a place for the first time. I was at the Ballard Locks on Monday for a job I'm working on so I thought I'd bring my boys along and make it a little field trip. It was really really interesting, and we were lucky enough...

Today was my sweet Charlie Boy's 1st birthday:) I can't believe how fast this first year has gone! It's amazing how fast they grow in their first year of life. Charlie spent the day on long walks, a trip to the dog park, and eating yummy treats his mommy (me) made for him. Charlie got two Birthday cards from Grandma and Grandpa McKenzie and two new bed duvets...

I can't believe Charlie hasn't even been on this earth for a year and he already weighs over 70 pounds! I feel like it was just yesterday when he was sleeping in Justin's lap while I held his little paw between my fingers on our way home for the first time. We use to have to use the divider for the kennel so it would feel more cozy for him, now his ears pop out the top of the biggest kennel that you can get...