Purr-fect Cat Lady Gift Ideas

The Best Gift Ideas for The Cat Lady in Your Life! Cat Person Gift Ideas, Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via jojotastic.com #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #catlady #cats #cat

As I write this post, Georgette is on my lap whining about being on my lap. But sometimes I just require some force-cuddling! When I post about her to Instagram, I always get a comment or two saying they didn’t realize we had a cat. I guess the dogs tend to get more love? But I am definitely a cat lady at heart. Also this just happens to be one of the funnest gift guides that I share every year.

Photography by Ashley Lynn Fry.
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How We Keep Our Aging Pets Active & Healthy

How We Keep Our Aging Pets Active & Healthy! Learn all about Flexadin® Advanced with UC-II® and how this joint supplement helps to keep cats and dogs active and reduces joint stiffness. @myhappypetsUSA #ad #FlexWithFlexadin #dachshunds #wienerdogs #activedogs #agingdogs #cats #activecats #jointsupplements #petsupplements  
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Flexadin® Advanced with UC-II®. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

It’s an established fact that Sean and I lead a really active lifestyle. From climbing to hiking to sailing, we do it all — especially now that I’ve made progress in facing my PTSD about rock climbing. One question I’m always asked is whether we bring the dogs with us. The short answer is YES! Especially when we go sailing. After all, the running joke is that the boat isn’t actually ours, it’s Lucy’s. Today I teamed up with Flexadin® Advanced with UC-II® to share how we keep our aging pets active and healthy so they can join us in all of our various adventures and activities.

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DIY dog treat & leash station

Keep your pup’s delicious @miloskitchen treats and cute leash organized and ready to go with this chic #DIY treat station. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #MilosKitchen #TreatingTuesday #ad

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When people find out that I have two wiener dogs, they automatically assume that I adopted them both in an effort to assemble a whole pack of dachshunds. But the real story goes something like this: girl with wiener dog meets boy with wiener dog. They fall in love and blend their dog family into a sort of Brady Bunch situation — but with more barking and tail wagging. All joking aside, when I met Lucy, we connected immediately, thanks in part to my habit of bonding with her by offeringtreats whenever she came over with Sean. Now that we all live together in one beautiful swirl of small space living and dog hair, I love to spoil both of my pups with delicious, premium dog treats. My favorites? Treats that are kitchen-inspired!

Last week I shared this super-cute DIY terrazzo treat jar filled with Milo’s Kitchen® chicken jerky — Noodle and Lucy love them because they’re made with real chicken as the number one ingredient so they’re rich in protein — and this week I set myself the task of finding the perfect way to keep the treats at hand while incorporating the jar into my existing decor. After putting our heads together, the wiener dogs and I came up with this cool little dog treat station complete with a marble finish and a hook to keep their leashes nicely organized and ready for their daily walks. It’s the perfect thing to keep right outside your kitchen so you can treat your dogs while you’re whipping up a delicious snack to create a shared love of the kitchen with your furry four legged friends.

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DIY terrazzo dog treat jar

Treat your pup to delicious, home-style @miloskitchen dog treats stored in this pretty #DIY terrazzo jar. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #MilosKitchen #TreatingTuesday #ad

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We have a name for my house around these parts, and it’s The McBrawley Home for Wayward Wiener Dogs. Along with our two chickens and one majestic cat, Sean and I are constantly wrangling our two dachshunds: Noodle and Lucy. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. Sometimes they bark at the UPS man or chase the chickens around the yard and whatnot, but other times I’ll catch them curled up together on the couch or posing for pictures perfectly (ahem, I’m looking at you Lucy) and my heart just melts. Those are the moments that I love to treat them to something delicious.

Just like my yia yia still to this day makes me her signature Greek soup recipe when I’m home and in need of something extra special and crave worthy, I like to treat my two pups to something that’s premium, hearty and made with love. Kitchen-inspired Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats are made with real chicken as the number one ingredient, they’re high in protein and free of artificial flavors —you better believe these wiener dogs went crazy for them! But I wanted to help share our love of the kitchen and take the #TreatingTuesday experience to the next level, so I decided to dress up a simple mason jar in which to store some delicious chicken meatball treats in a way that blends perfectly with my kitchen decor and is pretty enough to keep on the counter. It’s a great way to take treating and bonding in the kitchen to a new, DIY level. Giving Noodle and Lucy treats is one of my favorite things to do – it makes all of us happy. I especially love to treat them in the kitchen, which is the heart of our home and where memories are made.

Now I just have to explain to Lucy that she can’t actually eat at the table with us every day…

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summer sailing adventures with our dogs + Stella & Chewy’s

summer sailing adventures with our wiener dogs. find out more on jojotastic.com! #ad #akibbleabove #stellaandchewys

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These days our adventures are a bit limited because of my leg, but there’s one outdoor activity that I can still do: sailing! We especially love to go out on the boat with the dogs during the summer to catch the sunset over the Olympics. When Stella & Chewy’s reached out to share how we go above and beyond for our pups, I knew exactly the stories I wanted to share with you guys.

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the simple joy of being home & pampering our dogs (with K9 Natural!)

the simple joy of being home & pampering our dogs with @k9natural, a dog food made with grass-fed and free range meats and proteins and wholefood ingredients. Find out more on Jojotastic.com #ad

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Ever since I got home from my accident and figured out how to get back into the pace of day-to-day life, I’ve noticed one resounding theme: a deep and true appreciation for the simple things in life. The truth is that this injury truly shook me to my core and has now encouraged me to re-evaluate everything. Partially this introspection is due to how hard it is for me to do physical things, but also because of the sheer emotion involved in healing. I’m choosing to remain positive though, which essentially means that I am all about enjoying life’s little moments these days. One moment that immediately comes to mind is the day I got home from the hospital and was reunited with our dogs! Today I partnered with K9 Natural to share that story, plus how I’m enriching the dogs’ meals to keep them happy and healthy.

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Brit + Co + Fancy Feast DIY event recap

Recap // My recent DIY event with @britandco and @purinaff was a great success and the perfect party for the cat-loving hostess! Get more crafty cat lady inspiration on Jojotastic.com

This post is sponsored by Fancy Feast and Brit + Co. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Last month was seriously such a whirlwind for me that I didn’t get a chance to share a few of the exciting partnerships and projects I worked on. One of my favorites was co-hosting a DIY event in the Brit + Co Holiday House in San Francisco with Fancy Feast! We gather with over 100 cat lovers to celebrate entertaining and ways you can delight both guests and your kitties during the holidays.

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