• Murphy

    Murphy Update IV

    June 16, 2015

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    Hi, friends! I just wanted to share a quick update with you guys about Murphy. As you saw in this morning’s BarkBox post, he’s doing quite a bit better. Physically, he still has a way to go, but, personality-wise, he’s back to his old pug self (i.e. acting like we never feed him, obsessively sitting […]



    This post is sponsored by BarkBox. Look what arrived just in time for Murphy’s birthday! Our little puglet turned 6 years old on Sunday, so a BarkBox was the perfect way to celebrate. As you might remember, we LOVE BarkBox in our house. I’ve blogged about it a number of times in the past and […]



    Hi, friends! What happened Wednesday? Let me tell you! Quinn woke up on the wrong side of the bed, so we took a walk around the block and tried to get our day started on the right foot. Truthfully, we never really got there, but I have a feeling he’s going through a growth spurt […]


    Murphy Update III

    June 2, 2015

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    Ugh, more bad news. This poor pug. These posts are getting harder and harder to write, but I’ll give you guys a quick update because I know a lot of you are thinking about our little guy. Again, thank you for all of your kind words and prayers. We really appreciate them and they mean a lot […]


    Murphy Update II

    May 31, 2015

    Oh, poor Murphy. I don’t even know where to begin… Well, the past couple of days have been rough. We were stressed. We were scared. We cried. We felt totally heartbroken. And there were a number of moments when we thought it might be time to say goodbye to our beloved pug. After I wrote my first Murphy update, […]


    Murphy Update

    May 28, 2015

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    A huge THANK YOU to all of you who have sent well wishes and prayers for Murphy. The poor pug has had a rough few days, so we really appreciate it. Ok, let me back up a little and give you guys the whole story… Back in January, Murphy had an ear infection and then some […]



    Good morning! Happy Memorial Day! So, the Hauperts have had quite the weekend with all sorts of highs and some serious lows. Let’s talk about the highs first since those are a lot more fun. We celebrated Mal’s birthday! Quinn and I woke up bright and early on Saturday morning and bought Dad all sorts of […]