The long awaited debut of the new Authority packaging is here! A lot went into this packaging refresh. It began with consumer insights, streamlining communication, a ton of concepts, multiple phases of testing which led to a few design variations and ended up with a fresh new look that optimizes Authority’s appeal and helps it stand out on shelf. 22 more words


Help Animals, End Up With a 'Caramelized' Heart

Volunteering, I’ve discovered, is hard work.

Or at least it was for me, this past weekend, when I went to PetSmart at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday — 7:30 a.m.!!! 417 more words

Sidney is Going Blue

Monday officially marked the start of Sidney’s new, healthier lifestyle. My spoiled rotten princess is taking the Blue Buffalo challenge – I’m pretty sure I’m the only one who calls it that – and switching to the 100% grain free, preservative free, very healthy, Blue Buffalo dry dog food diet. 473 more words


Today’s Top 7 Business News Headlines

• Home Construction Up 15.7% in July, Hits 8-Month High
• S+P Nears Record High
• Apple Shares At Record High
• Home Depot Reports Strong Q2 Earnings… 18 more words

Business Headlines

The cat's outta the bag: PetSmart looking into sale

PetSmart , the world’s largest retailer for pet supplies, announced Tuesday that its been looking into the potential sale of the company in order to “maximize value for shareholders,” according to a… 246 more words


Why Eat Bugs #7: Easy to Cook (But Awkward To Get)

I cooked my first batch of bugs.

Not lobsters. Although New Englanders playfully refer to lobsters as “bugs.”

I cooked terrestrial arthropods, not the more culinary-acceptable aquatic arthropod. 571 more words

My Life's Adventure

River's cheekiness

We’ve had River for about six months. He’s come a long way.

Before us, he lived in a kennel waiting for his chance to…ahem…make little puppies. 353 more words