July 20, 2009

One year ago today.....

.....we started blogging. It's our 1st Blogaversary!!

How it all started.

This is Chloe. (no it's not me). She lives in the Big Apple. One day in the fall of 2007, shortly after my gotcha day, mom decided to do a google search, "miniature dachshund with overbite". Chloe's blog link was listed first. We both have overbites. Mom & I fell in love with Chloe and her blog. We have been regular readers since then. From Chloe's blog we followed a link to Franny, from Franny to Lorenza and then from Lorenza to Dogs with Blogs. We couldn't believe so many dogs blogged and I wanted to be one of them. We lurked around the Dogs with Blogs community for almost a year before mom helped me start this blog. The Dogs with Blogs community has been so welcoming, we had our first blogging friends by our second post.

To celebrate our Blogaversary, we are going to play Paw it Forward. Rambo & Midget Molly asked us to play with them.

The Rules. We never follow the rules, unless there are treats involved.

"The exchange focuses on doing an act of kindness without expecting anything in return other than that the recipient may, in their turn, pass the kindness along and 'paw it forward' in their own way.

For our Paw if Forward we would like to scoop a great idea from Khyra. For every comment to this post, we will donate a dollar to a local rescue. New Hope Dog Rescue of Thunder Bay.

If you would like to continue the Paw it forward on your blog, please play with us. There are no cost restraints, BUT don't go crazy! The little something you send can be something you made, bought, were given or found. No biggie, just a gift that will make the person smile. Maybe something unique from where you live? And, remember that kindness doesn't have to involve money; there are untold ways to help others every single day, everywhere you go - just look around." SO PAW IT FORWARD...

From all the comments we receive we will do a drawing and send 3 lucky bloggers a personalized Wubba. We sent one to Lorenza last year. You can see it in the pics. We will keep the post open until the 27th of July (another special day here) and post about our donation to New Hope Dog Rescue and the 3 lucky winners then.

Thanks for making blogging so fun.

Love Ruby & Penny


NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With Khattledog July 20, 2009 at 10:29 AM  

What a khool story!

Happy FURST Blogaversary!

I'm so glad to have met woo 'here'

What a pawesome idea on the Pawing It Furward! Woo go girls!

PeeEssWoo: WUBBA!!!

JD and Max July 20, 2009 at 10:34 AM  

Oh - happy anniversary for your blog girls! We're so glad we found you in the blogging World - your blog is great and you two are so sweet! What a lovely way to mark your anniversary, you always put other doggies first don't you, you're very inspirational. Tail wags - your schnauzer fans, JD and Max.

Snowy and Crystal July 20, 2009 at 10:51 AM  

Happy 1st Blogaversary, girls ^_^ way to go - all paws are up for you

we enjoyed reading da story of how you started blogging and TOTALLY LOVED the "paw it forward" game idea :)

We are truely lucky to came to know you; sure enjoy visiting your bloggie and read your adventures and look at your pictures.

We look forward to many more blogging years

Maltese Paws


DoMoFi July 20, 2009 at 11:20 AM  

We luv reading your blog! :)

Anonymous July 20, 2009 at 11:30 AM  

Happy 1st! Love paw it forward donations!!!

Fred July 20, 2009 at 12:06 PM  

Happy blogoversary!

Thoughts July 20, 2009 at 1:24 PM  

Happy blogoversary guys!! We think your story is so neat!! And the paw it forward idea is so heart-warming, how generous of you and your Mommy!

We are so happy to be friends with you, congrats again on your blogoversary!

wags, woofs, kisses, hugs,
Benson and Gibson

Checkers & Chess July 20, 2009 at 3:01 PM  

Happy First!!!!!

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ July 20, 2009 at 3:15 PM  

Happy Blogaversary and what an awesome way to celebrate. We are so glad we met you and we owe it to Khyra and her Mom who told us about you.

Tail wags, the OP Pack

Mollie Jo and Bobo July 20, 2009 at 4:05 PM  

Happy Blogoversary!!!!

-Mollie and Bobo

Arran, Arthur and Mum July 20, 2009 at 6:01 PM  

Wow! Happy first blogaversary!
Thanks for sharing the story of how you got started!
~lickies, Ludo

Lacy July 20, 2009 at 6:04 PM  

w00fs, happy 1st to uuu..we loves u too...

b safe,

Oskar July 20, 2009 at 7:47 PM  

Happy days for you! I'm so glad you're my bloggie doggie friends!

Anonymous July 20, 2009 at 8:54 PM  

Happy BLOGAVERSARY!! I am so happy you finally started blogging! I love seeing all your beautiful pictures and wonderful places!


Scout and Freyja July 20, 2009 at 9:04 PM  

We think that donations to needy animals is such a wonderful and selfless thing to do. You two truly are pawing it "forward"☺

Lorenza July 20, 2009 at 10:09 PM  

Hi, Ruby and Penny!
Happy First Blogoversary! And many more to come!
I am so happy to be your friend!
I love the wubba you sent to me!
Kisses and hugs

the many Bs July 21, 2009 at 4:53 PM  

happy blogiversary! we're glad you are blogging dogs and that we get to be friends with you.

we think your idea of paw it forward is very cool. you are very generous pups to help other pups in need. and a wubba! what a great prize! we love wubbas! that one with Lorenza's name on it is very cool.


Molly the Airedale July 21, 2009 at 6:50 PM  

Happy blogaversary, girls! We sure do love your blog!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Thor and Jack July 21, 2009 at 9:14 PM  

Happy Blogaversary! I am so happy that you are my friends!

Pug(s) and Bugg July 22, 2009 at 9:43 AM  

Wow... I cannot believe that it has been that long!

Chloe used to live in our city but moved to my OLD city recently before we could meet her. She was inspiring for us too!

Great job guys, keep posting and making us smile!

Constança Lucas July 22, 2009 at 12:52 PM  

Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary! Happy Blogaversary!


Náná and Constança


Yogui July 23, 2009 at 2:55 AM  

Happy 1st blogaversary!... sorry but I can't sing it so well
Nice history about your blog.
In spain, each anniversary we done one little ear pull for each year passed... I send you one ;-D

Selba July 23, 2009 at 6:46 AM  

Congratulations for the 1st blogaversary!

Adele, Vincent & Bella

Autumn and Jasmine the Maltese July 23, 2009 at 9:31 AM  

It's an awesome idea with "Paw it forward"..

I'm dropping by to say thanks for the welcoming and to say hello to u as well =]


Frankie Furter and Ernie July 23, 2009 at 6:55 PM  

You wimmen really rock !!! Congratulations on your Blogaversary. Mine will come in the fall.
Paw it Forward is a grrrreat thing. As soon as it dries out a bit I will have mom and dad help me pick some very much fresh veggies from my garden. Then Dad and I will deliver them to the people on my road that do not have a garden. I work hard in there to be sure that all my stuff is good and that there are no weeds or bugs. We three all work to dig up the weeds and mom and dad... "squash" the bugs. No chemicals in my garden. Well, do horses poops count???
Congrats again.

Unknown July 23, 2009 at 7:02 PM  

Oh, what a lovely story! And happy blogaversary!! My story is a bit similar to yours...am just so glad to have found all my blogging friends - it's opened a whole new world for me!

Honey the Great Dane

Taffy July 24, 2009 at 11:15 PM  

You girls are soo sweet! I love your way of pawing it forward. I am glad to know you 2 beauties. Every time Mom sees your header she sighs and says how cute you are. Thanks for being my furiend!
Happy 1st Blogaversary!
Love and hugs,

kishiko July 25, 2009 at 8:28 AM  

Hi Ruby and Penny!
Happy 1st blogaversary!!
I am happy I could meet you guys!!
kiss kiss

Samantha ~ Holly and Zac ~ July 25, 2009 at 4:05 PM  

Happy first blogaversary Ruby & Penny.

What a lovely and generous idea for the paw it forward.

Have a great weekend.

Holly & Zac...XX

Charlotte July 26, 2009 at 6:15 AM  

Congratulatios on your first blogoversary!!!

((hugs) your friends
Oskar, Schatzi & Xena

Linda July 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM  

Happy Blogoversary Girls!!! Nice blog, and thanks so much for the birthday wishes for Snickers.

Happy Birthday early Ruby!!!
Luv & Wirey Hugs,
Butchy, Snickers, Ruby, Sylvester & Scuby
PS We have a cat Ruby, hehehe!

Asta July 26, 2009 at 11:34 AM  

Happy Blogovewsawy! I'm so glad you'we pawt of ouw DWB family!

Ruby I hope you have a fantastic Biwfday full of fun and tweats and lots of loving
smoochie kisses

Molly the Airedale July 27, 2009 at 7:32 AM  

Happy birthday, Ruby! We hope you have the best day ever with lots of treats and hugs!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

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