Good Boy

I was 11 years old when we brought you home. From the very beginning you were a loyal and loving pup. For ten years you had your best friend by your side, your partner in crime.

And when it was time for him to go, you stayed and loved our family enough for the both of you.

We started new traditions, and started to heal.

And when a new family member arrived. You showed him the ropes. You took him under your wing, you patiently endured all the puppy training. You enjoyed the extra treats.

But most importantly you taught him how to love. Because now it’s his turn to stay and love our family the way you always have.

You were there for all the big moments. Watching over us, loving us. But now you’re ready to go, you told us it was time, this is our last moment. Thank you for all the love, I’ll miss you Georgie. I’m happy you and Tucker will be running around in doggie heaven together. Thank you for being the best good boy there ever was. I love you. RIP


Golden October 

If you haven’t caught on by now fall is my favorite season! But one thing that I hate about fall is how short it is! I feel like September for the most part still feels like summer and by November the foliage is gone and apple picking season is over and the pumpkin you spent hours carving  has rotted!

October is the golden moment in the year when the world changes and everything is beautiful!


Lab is a Girls Best Friend 

Wow did August sure get away from me! This month became so busy and now it’s already time to head back to school. Sorry I have been MIA but there will be plenty of exciting content coming up! As much as I truly do love summer, autumn is hands down my favorite season! You can have summer anywhere but to me fall is something so uniquely New England! And this year I will have a new friend tagging along for all my fall adventures!

Everyone I would like you to meet Walter! As some of you may know my black Labrador Tucker passed away this spring and it was devastating. But after some discussion with the family we decided we were ready for another dog! We weren’t expecting to get one so soon my dad sent some emails of to various breeders just to get an idea of when their litters would be ready and a description of what we wanted. Not five minutes later a breeder in northern Maine called my dads cell and told him that he had exactly what we were looking for and that he was actually going  to be in Kennebunkport (southern Maine) and could bring the puppy down so we didn’t have to drive all the way up to him! It was a bit overwhelming but we decided that it was perfect and we got in the car at 4:15am the next day and drove to Kennebunkport and met our new puppy! I fell in love instantly!

There was a big debate about what to name the little guy our other dog’s name is George so it had to sound good with that. Some names were vetoed some seriously considered but in the end just didn’t feel right. And finally my dad came up with Walter. And looking at the little guys face I just knew he was Walter. Plus George and Walter! They sound like two old men who get coffee together every Sunday!! Be sure to follow my Instagram @katie_c_mac for tons of Walter pictures! Here are a few from his first week at home!