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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Meet Molly

Hi Everyone,
It's been quite some time since my last post.
The past month has been a very difficult one, with the sudden loss of our sweet Katie.
I wanted to thank you so much for all of the kind words and comments you left.  It truly means alot.
Katie was our heart dog, and we will always miss her.  Losing her left a huge hole in our hearts and lives.
As difficult as it is for hubby and I to move on, to us a house isn't a home without a fur baby.
So, I would like to introduce you to our new dear one, 9 week old cocker spaniel Molly.
We just brought her home Monday night, and we love her already!
She has brought laughter back to our house, is very active and happy, and is keeping us more than busy on
"puppy patrol"!

 She has a face that would melt anyone's heart, I do believe.
 We are having lots of fun, but are tired keeping up with her:)
 While it is a bittersweet time, with thoughts of our Katie, we know that Molly will 
become our kindred spirit pup too, and help heal our hearts.
She loves looking at herself in the mirror.  Wow, looks like I have quite a few little paw and nose prints to clean!  Both of Molly's parents are show dogs.  Her dad is a national champion.  We aren't into the show thing, so Molly won't be going that route.
But it sure looks like she may be into a little primping!
 Just had to share this "action shot" below.  Much of her day is spent chasing and playing in the house.
 I've not had the heart to blog since Katie.  I thought I would discontinue writing my blog, life just hasn't felt the same.  But, I have missed you all and will be visiting to see what you've been up to.
So, for now my plan is to just post once in awhile, not that often.
I will be popping by to visit, though.

Hope you all are doing well.


Elizabeth said...

Molly is adorable! I know how you feel. I lost my Ellie,a cavalier King Charles spaniel, just 2 weeks ago. She was 11 years old and dearly loved. I am also thinking about getting another.

Trisha said...

What a little sweetheart Molly is! My parent's had a Molly so if you need some funny nicknames, let me know ;) I am glad to hear that she is bringing laughter and love into your life. Enjoy the puppy stage with your new little darling!


Row homes and Cobblestones said...

I hoped a new puppy angel guided and protected by Katie would enter your lives and today you introduced us to Molly. Little Miss Molly is adorable with a preciousness of mischief in her face. Of course she loves mirrors after all her parents are beauty contestants and those glamour genes are passed down, lol. Looking forward to you posting and sharing from your heart with Molly.

Susie said...

Sending hugs to you Donna. Oh what a sweet puppy face. She looks so soft too. Now I would snuggle with her. LOL. My granddaughter has a dog similar to yours. So well behaved too. Blessings to you and your husband. xoxo,Susie

Bente said...

Oh Donna, Molly is sooo cute. I`m so happy for you that you decided to get a new dog. I look forward to see a lot of photos as she grows.
Sending a big hug to the three of you.

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Oh Donna, I have been thinking about you so much and hoping that you would get another dog. I am so glad you did. Katie would want you to have another one.

Molly is so cute and so much fun. She has a wonderful mom and dad who love her already. Look at that sweet face.

Waldo and Lili are glad that you have a new baby, since you are such great parents. So be happy my dear, things will get easier.

Lots of hugs to you and Sweet Molly.

Mary, Waldo and Lili

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Oh Donna, I totally missed what had happened with Katie...I am so sorry. Must have been so hard. Molly is adorable...I know she will bring comfort, love and joy into your lives!
Love to you...xoxo

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Molly is one lucky pup! She is adorable and I see why you love her already!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Molly is adorable. I know she will help your heart heal. I haven't blogged as much as before but I know I would miss everyone so much if I stopped, and how would you keep up with my Grands?? LOL! Really come visit and blog when you feel like it. I miss you but understand a broken heart oh so well. I'm not ready for another kitty yet, but I know in time I will.

Rose L said...

You have a new baby so must spend more time working and playing with her! Blogging once in a while is perfectly okay--that is what I do! Enjoy parenting!!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Donna, so nice to meet sweet Molly. She is adorable and yes, that face does melt hearts. She looks like she is right at home with you. So cute looking at herself in the mirror. Enjoy this little sweetheart. She is a blessing and a gift.
So happy for you and your hubby.
Give her a little puppy hug and kiss from me.

Cynthia said...

Donna, I am so happy for you. Molly is adorable. The picture of her looking at herself in the mirror is adorable. Tell her I will introduce Peanut and Reuses to her. I can't until tomorrow they're snuggling in bed for the night


Okio B Designs said...

What a cutie pie! I'm sure she'll help heal your hearts. Good luck and I look forward to when you post again. =)


Jan said...

I am so happy to see you posting again. It will do you good, to come back now and then to visit your friends and occasionally post. It does my ♥ good to see you again and to know you're healing. Molly is exactly who you needed at this time in your life...and I'm certain she is just as happy to have you!

I know first hand, like many others do, how hard it is to say goodbye to our fur babies. A sudden parting, I think, is something very difficult to go through. There is no time to say good-bye...no last pictures...no nothing. There's seldom a week that goes by, where I don't think or mention Benny when I'm talking about my PuppyKids. He's still very much missed. He was gone 3 weeks, when I was finally ready to go and pick up the Pup [Angel] who I'd adopted prior to his death. It was the best thing I could have done!! And I'm so glad I had selected the name Angel, prior to meeting her in person. She truly is an Angel...named Angel.


Tete said...

Golly, Miss Molly! Oh, Donna. She is the cutest thing! I knew you would adopt again. A house just ain't a home without paws. (And noses)
You guys just have too much to offer not to have a baby around. Just look at those big eyes. She is just beautiful and looks like a handful. Glad you are back. This place just wouldn't be the same without you.
Puppy kisses sure can heal a heart. Can't wait to see Molly grow into her paws.

Debbie said...

Your new baby is adorable, Donna. I'm glad you and John have someone to bring some joy back into the house again. She will keep you so busy, you won't have time to blog for a while...lol.
It was nice to see a post come up from you.
Enjoy your little one.
Love to you, sweet friend.

handmade by amalia said...

Molly is adorable.

Musings from Kim K. said...

I'm so behind on blog reading, Donna. With Emma's high school graduation, everything has been on hold. I'm so sorry for your loss and so happy for your sweet furbaby. I will get caught up on your blog. Pinky swear.