Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday Funnies ~ Emmitt the PUGsicle

Happy Friday everyone!

Emmitt here with a funny story. :)

Would you believe that at dinner the other night, my pawrents made me into a PUGsicle?

Well... They actually did not mean to do it.
Here is what happened...

Scene 1: I enter the kitchen where my mom is making dinner. I start singing and dancing for my nightly serving of a handful of frozen green beans right out of the bag.


Scene 2: Nom Nom Nom
Scene 3: Mom runs upstairs for a moment while dad comes dowstairs to help with dinner.
Scene 4: I sing and dance again so dad gives me an even bigger handful of frozen green beans that he did not know I already had!

Scene 5: Nom Nom Nom * chuckle chuckle, wink wink*
Scene 6: oooooO! Brain freeze and tummy freeze! Oooooo!
I do not feel so good!
What's that? Mom and dad are worried about me. I think they think I am having some sort of *episode*. Ohhhh how do I tell them it is an over dose on frozen green beans?
See.... um.... I do not chew... I swallow everything pretty much whole and a whole bunch of these...

turned into this...

in my tummy.
So I shook for 45 minutes while my parents tried to figure out what was going on with me.
Not until much later that evening did they figure out I had played the "starving pug needs green beans card" on both of them.

Uh oh! I was exposed!
Who woulda thunk it that green beans could be so sinister?
Moral of the story...
Pawrents' point of view: Always consult each other on what Emmitt has just said while the other one is out of the room. :)
Emmitt's point of view: Ask pawrents to please warm my green beans! Sheesh!

Heee! Do you have any funny stories you would like to share? Please tell me and do not spare any details. I need some new ideas on how to keep my pawrents on their toes. :)
Have a super duper weekend everyone!
Over and *thawed* out!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Sweater Vest Gallery!

Hi everyone!

Emmitt and I have been having so much fun making lots of custom dog sweater vests!

Thank you so much for your wonderful color combos, sweet e-mails and photos!

We feel like we are painting with yarn!

We have created a Sweater Vest Gallery on Flickr of all the vests we have been making and the fabulous photos you have been sending in of your pups!

Thank you so much for sharing them. We cannot tell you how happy your photos make us!

We were smiling from ear to ear when we received these photos this week...

Meet the Frenchies, Midge, Franklin, Skipper and Barbie

(Photo courtesty of Kristin M., CA)

Meet Belle

(Photo courtesty of Kathy S., TX)

Meet Bogart

(Photo courtesty of Sara P., CO)

Meet Stubby

(Photo courtesty of Michele B., IL)
Emmitt is so excited about your wonderful photos that he sprang into a song and dance for you!

Oh my goodness ~ He is enthusiastic!

Emmitt says he refuses to get a pedicure because his long toe nails make the perfect tap shoes.

For all the doggies out there who do not want to go to the groomers and want to be back up dancers...

You're hired!

No auditions necessary! Just leave him a comment so he can fillout your W-2. :)


m & e

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tissue Holders ~ New for 2010

Happy Tuesday everyone!

I am so excited to release my second new product for 2010!

They are ceramic and fit any standard square tissue box.

You can choose any of my pug or dog paintings to bring a smile to any room in your home or office.

Please click here to read more of the product details and how to order from my website.

Ah chooooo!

Emmitt has just given the new Tissue Holders his official seal of approval!

I have lots of new products planned for 2010 and our event season will be starting May 1st in San Diego!

Emmitt cannot wait for us to go.

Last year he hosted an *Obedience School* here for a week.

I can tell he has something up his pug sleeve for you again this year. :)

Melissa & Emmitt

Monday, January 25, 2010

Lazy Susans ~ Spinning Dog & Pug Art

Happy Monday!

I am so excited to share one of my new products in the Pug Notes 2010 line with you!

Introducing the new Lazy Susan !

The spinning tray is perfect for serving snacks or for playing board games with your friends and family. Everyone can reach what they want with this fun turntable.
It is constructed with a cherry finish wood frame and 4 ceramic tiles that you get to choose the images. Pick any 4 pugs or dogs from my website to make your very own special lazy susan.
All of the product details and ordering information is here for your convenience.

I love how they are both decorative and functional at the same time!

Emmitt says... who is this Susan person? He wants the job of being lazy! :)
Please tune in tomorrow for the launch of our second new product of the year!
Have a super day!

Friday, January 22, 2010

Customer Photo Gallery - New Addition

Hi everyone!
Happy Friday!
Heather, Pugsley and Lola made our whole week when they sent us these wonderful photos of them enjoying their 2010 Pug Art Calendar that just arrived.
I have added them to the Customer Photo Gallery and would love to add your photos too!
Please feel free to email me photos anytime! Emmitt and I always love hearing from you!

Have a super weekend!
What do you have planned? Please leave us a comment. We would love to hear all about it!
m & e

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Mini Moo Cards ~ Small Card - Big Tool

Hi Everyone!

I am so excited that my new Mini Moo Cards just arrived.

I created them to attach to each dog sweater vest to show the size and to provide the care instructions.

I made 9 different card fronts and then all of them have the same info on the back.

I love how they turned out and they were so fun to make. I have admired all of the cards I have seen my friends make and now I have some of my own to share. :)
The high quality of the printed image, thick card stock and double-sided printing make them a very unique and useful tool for sharing information.

Emmitt was so excited when they arrived that he put on his sweater vest and started singing and popping wheelies!

What a ham!

I think some of his song and dance was also to celebrate the release of 2 new products I am working on.

I cannot wait to show them to you next week!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Emmitt is in training for the Olympics!

Waffles with scrambly eggs on top are on the menu today!

Yummy! Here I come!

Watch me jump off of my green fuzzy pug throne.

I have been practicing sticking my landing for the Olympics.

Ta Da! I will bring home the gold for sure!

What do you have planned for today? Please leave me a comment and tell me all about it. I would love to know!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Emmitt's Dog Cookie Review ~ Oscar's Gourmet

Hi everyone!

Emmitt here!

A very exciting thing happened today!

I got to taste some dog cookies from ~ Oscar's Gourmet!

Look at all the yummy cookies that were packaged so nicely! What a great presentation!

and the cookies were delicious!

I give Oscar's Gourmet a 4 paws up on taste, presentation and service!

And for your viewing enjoyment... here is a photographic rewind of my wonderful morning...
*Ding Dong* "Emmitt there is a package at the door for you"...
Oooo! I think the cookies I ordered are here!

Yummy! I cannot wait to try them!

Cookies... here I come!

Yay! They *munch, munch* are *crumbs flying* delicious!
Here is what happened when I found out I ate them all!

Mom... I think we had better order some more right away! :)



Monday, January 18, 2010

Mother Bear Sighting in Zimbabwe!

Happy Monday everyone!

Emmitt and I are so excited!

Amy from the Mother Bear Project just sent us this photo of one of our MBP Bears in the loving hands of a child in Zimbabwe!

We completed him in December 2008 and it is so fun to see him again.

He was my first bear to have a bow tie!

Emmitt thought he was very dapper.

He spent a whole day wispering songs in his ear for him to sing to the children.

Emmitt did not know it at the time, but he was practicing to be the Mother Bear Ambassador that he is today!

Emmitt and I would love to hear all about the fun things you did this weekend. Please leave us a comment and let us know!

Have a super day everyone!


m & e