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We Got This

  I have not written a post in a year, and have debated on what to say, how to say it.  A friend suggested I start with telling you my story of the past year.  So here it goes……     December 4, 2014 6:00am. I could see […]

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Finding Your Way.

Recently I had the pleasure – and honor – to talk with the team over at DogMilk.Com about Maggie, Memorials and how to move on.  With September being National Pet Memorial Month, it was the perfect time to chat with them, and share my story and insights […]

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The Apron

First I’ll apologize for not posting a blog in March or April.  You can blame The Apron.   I LIVE in this Apron.  And I LOVE this Apron.   It’s a gift from my husband and on the front is a famous dog doodle by William Wegman […]

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be mine.

Be Mine. Seems a selfish thought really.  Can’t help but think of the kid in the sandbox clutching the plastic truck exclaiming “mine!”  And we have all been that kid, lets admit it.  In fact, that was my first thought when I met my husband 25 years […]

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Time.

  Our first Christmas without Maggie was also our first Christmas with Nelli.  By then, Nelli had been with us for two months, and I was still getting used to having a new dog.  As anyone who has experienced the loss of a pet, there can be […]

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Serendipity

Serendipity

  It was 19 years ago, that Tom and I went to the Love & Care Pet Breeders and adopted Maggie. I remember thinking, “We’re FINALLY getting a dog! A cute golden retriever puppy!”  A dog that would be part of our family, our holidays, road trips…this dog would be […]

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Rescue Me

October is National Pet Rescue Month, and fittingly, the month we adopted Nelli five years ago.  In discussing with my husband the topic for my October blog, he urged me to write from my heart so that you can get to know me beyond my candle business. […]

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For Joy.

September is National Pet Memorial Month, and as someone whose business was started as the result of my own loss, I thought it would be a perfect time to talk about how we can honor our very best friends.  For me, Maggie was my business partner, my […]

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barking & blogging

Welcome to Nelli Designs new website! First, we must, must, must give a BIG THANK YOU to a few people who made this possible….. Molly Pavolino of PetWebPro for her brilliance in design and internet programming.  To say she is a life-saver would be understating her value […]

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