Monday, September 27, 2010

Halloween Candy Bag

It's halloween night. You're all set. The kids are all dressed up in their costume, their faces are painted, they have their flashlights, they're ready to go. But wait! They have nothing to put their candy in. You forgot to get candy bags! Oh no!!

Don't let this happen to you. Fortunately Peticular Fashions has the perfect bags. Made from 100% cotton and strong handles with reinforced stitching, these bags are a great value. And best of all, we're giving away two for free.

Just comment here on this blog or on our Facebook page to be entered for a chance to win. Winners will be announced Friday, October 10th.

Don't miss out on these cute Halloween gift bags and trick-or-treat in style.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Rule of thumb: 1 people year equals 7 dog years - not that accurate

You've heard it time and time again; for a dog, each calendar year that goes by is like seven years for the dog. So if your dog just celebrated his 2nd birthday, he is the equivlent of 14 years old in dog years.

It turns out, this rule of thumb is not accurate at all. It doesn't account for several important factors such as the breed of the dog, it's size, and it's weight. For example, the larger the dog the faster it ages.

However, taking all those factors into account you can still come up with a more accurate rule of thumb. Generally speaking a one year old dog is about 15 years old. After two years it has aged about another 8 years and for every year after that it ages about 4 years. The larger the dog, the faster it ages. Of course, diet and excercise are important factors as well as to how long a dog will live.

Speaking of age. Any idea what the record is for the oldest dog to ever live? Give up? According to the Guiness Book of World Records honor belongs to an Australian Cattle Dog name Bluey. He died in 1929 at the ripe old age of 29 and 5 months. That would have made him around 140 years old.

Here's a graph that can may help you visualize the different aging rates:

Monday, September 6, 2010

A-MAZE-ing fun for all the kids

Here is a maze for you to solve. Print it out and help Ginger get a drink of water. Enjoy!