Animal Development – Cats

Last week we talked about doggy development (refresher), so this week we’ll see the main feline stages. Most of them are actually very similar and the point is of course the same – get kitty to reach his/her full potential. The interesting thing about cats is that they are much less domesticated than dogs. Where […]

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Going Home

The end of year vacation is the best time to go home seeing as this is the only time students get 3 weeks of total freedom (besides summer vacation). So every year since coming to Italy I look forward to this vacation – the first year I went back my boyfriend proposed, the second year […]

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How Bold Are You?

Winter brings with it cold, dark skies, snow in some places, and if you’re living in Padua, Italy – fog. Lots and lots of  fog. That’s why winter always makes me feel like I want to go dark, like vamp dark, and with Christmas and New Year’s parties coming up I think a bold lip […]

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Animal Development – Dogs

Sorry cat lovers but this post is only going to be about dogs. I’ll be treating cat development next Sunday so make sure to check in. Puppy development, just like human development, is a very sensitive time. Until around 1 year of age puppies go through all stages until maturity. Some stages are trickier than […]

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Where to Get Your Pet

OK, so you’ve decided on getting a pet and we’ve talked about the preparations to be made beforehand (refresher). Great, wonderful, FANTASTIC! At this point you have a two options – buy or adopt. I’m going to be very honest – I think adoption is the only way to go.

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Lily Lolo

My first review is going to be of the products I use most for my day-to-day – Lily Lolo. They are a UK based company that makes mineral makeup of all types. According to their site they are 100% cruelty-free and BUAV certified. I tried to get a quote from them too but I guess they […]

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Getting a New Pet

* I’ve decided to expand this blog a bit and put to use some things I learned at school that I think can be helpful. These days my husband and I can’t imagine our lives without our little hell-raiser, Sammy (pictured above, don’t let that face fool you). But before that it took a while […]

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How to Know Who Tests?

A bunny just like this could be tested on for cosmetics

How can you tell if a company you’re considering buying from tests on animals? At times it might be difficult because companies will search to increase their client base by saying whatever it takes. Even sales clerks are told to give specific answers without getting into too much detail. The point to understanding what companies are […]

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