A Year of Change

How are we going into the year 2020 already? I remember the world being prepared for disaster when we were entering the year 2000. Here we are twenty years later. Wow. I’m always at a loss for words when I stop and realize how fast the time goes by. 2019 came with some difficult life changes for me. Some changes … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy thanksgiving Eve to my second family! It’s been a very crazy week with sick kiddos at different times and with different sicknesses! I’ve been wanting to do some writing and post a blog but that stay at home mom life has kept me from doing anything extra. As I’m writing this it’s 7:20pm and I’m watching a Christmas movie … Read More

A Rare Ruby

What a beautiful and sweet soul i see inside of Ruby (formerly lemon). Ruby is only my second foster but it truly amazes me that these Goldens are opened to love again. I’m sure we all know that dog spelled backwards is god, and I don’t believe that was by accident either. I am biased to Goldens but it sure … Read More

Saved by Grace

Good morning and happy November 1st! Really tho how are we in November already?! Holidays are officially upon us and I don’t know about you but IM excited! This is arguably the BEST time of year! I hope everyone enjoyed their Halloween yesterday! We sure did. My daughter dressed as Snow White and my son went as Spider-Man! So FUN! … Read More

The Golden Years

Here’s a phrase I know we have all heard before, “The Golden Years”. I’ve been really thinking about this a lot these past few days, and am hoping this blog brings us all some encouragement. What does “The Golden Years” even mean, or when do those years start? I remember a few years back, I had elderly neighbors come and … Read More

Truly Fate

Hello again Golden family! Your girl is back with a story about her first foster experience! Before I dive into our story let me give you a little backstory first. My soulmate Golden was Jewels. My husband got her for me for my 21st birthday after a few months of us dating. He knew I always wanted a golden retriever! … Read More

Transformation Tuesday

Good morning Golden family and happy “transformation Tuesday!” What an exciting week its been am I right?! Our first 10 Goldens have officially made it to America after their very long journey! What very strong and brave pups they have been to make it this far. We know they were rescued from a slaughterhouse in China and have never been … Read More

This Is Us

Good morning and happy Friday Golden family! I’m excited to formerly introduce myself and tell you who the person is behind the name “Golden Jewel”. My name is Alicia and I am 32 years old. I was born and raised in Northern California by my amazing parents and older brother. Believe it or not my parents still live in the … Read More

Introducing “Golden Jewel”

Hey everyone, and welcome to the official blog page! We thought it would be great to have a spot where we can all connect. In doing so, our hope will be to keep open communication with our foster and adoptive families. I mean, I’m sure I’m not the only one that is excited to know everything about each special Golden … Read More