Puppy Love and Pampered Pooches

So, I’ve been trying to get back to posting on my blog.  Summer has been fun and I am so behind.  Well, here’s one reason.  See picture above.

Back in the old days, it was hard to get things done at home because I had a baby on my lap.  Can anyone relate?  Well, now the babies are grown and this furry baby has decided she needs a lap too.

She cries and cries until you pick her up.  Crazy Holly!  Love her, but how can I write with this crazy critter on my lap?  Answer:  Not very well.  🙂

Well, anyway, I’m working on things and moving this critter along.

Anyone else have crazy, furry babies who need that extra lovin’ too?

I’d love to see and hear about them.  🙂

And, yes, Holly is getting a new life and I have a new blog post coming next week.

Woo hoo!  Back on track!

XO – Nikki

#chappylife

 

 





Why Kids Should be Exercising

Back in the good, old days, okay, even just 20 years ago, kids went outside during recess and in the neighborhood to play games like Tag, Freeze Tag, Red Light, Green Light and more.  Kids, especially girls, would spend countless minutes swinging or jumping rope.  Even jumping rope on one foot.  These games were a great break from school and were a great way to gather up neighborhood friends and just play.  Very little equipment needed, just your body and mind.

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Welcome to Living the Chappy Life!

Hello Friend !

I am so glad that you have stopped by!

My name is Nikki Chaplain.  I’m a West Virginia girl living near the beach who loves the Lord, my family, great food, stories, reading, teaching, chocolate, fellowship, exercising, and much more!  You will discover that I am a highly passionate person about the things I love dearly!

I’m a mom of two lovely girls and two four-legged cutie pies:

Brooke, 22, WVU grad and a brand new TV Journalist

Abbey, 18, high school senior and newly accepted JMU girl

Jack – 14, a silly Jack-Ratt Terrier who loves to jump and play ball

Holly, 6, our sassy, little Mini Dachshund who loves to talk and rule the roost

I am married to my high school sweetheart for over 25 years and enjoying the ride of a crazy life together!

So – welcome!  I pray that you will visit often and be blessed, even in small ways, by visiting –  Living the Chappy Life – because a good life is all about faith – family and healthy living!  Enjoy all of them in huge doses!

Xo – Nikki