Biggest PAWSH Giveaway Ever!
Posted On 05/13/2011 by Laura Benn
It’s time for PAWSH’s biggest giveaway ever! This one is a little more tricky, but I hope fun as well! You see although this is a blog about pets, it is also a blog about inspiration and making the small moments of life special. Our animal counterparts live in the present and by doing so automatically celebrate every moment of every day. They find happiness in just being near the ones they love and pleasure in the simple things, from paper bags to garden sprinklers.
I find inspiration in many things: art, design, architecture, literature, the look a parent gives their child, the smile a person gives their pet, just staring out of the window or going for a long bike ride. Over the years I have learned how to make myself slow down, take a breath and embrace the moment no matter what is happening. True, being perpetually busy is programmed into my genetic code, but I’ve realized that whenever things seem to start spiraling too quickly all I need to do is take a little break and delve into the things that inspire me and keep me anchored in the present.
Thus I am a huge advocate of the ‘lazy day.’ We all need one day, morning or afternoon a week to simply relax and reflect. A bit of ‘me time’. Some consecutive moments to take note of how lucky we are and connect with the things that inspire us most, whether it’s a person, place or thing.
That’s why our giveaway is this stylish Le Dauphin pet bed, valued at $500
, from our wonderful friends at Une Vie de Chateau
. It is my hope that seeing your dog or cat curled up in this exquisitely crafted piece of furniture will inspire you to also slow down and take stock of the many simple joys in life…like a good nap.
So to enter for this fabulous giveaway, the PAWSH team and I are asking three questions:
1) What is your idea of the perfect lazy day?
(My answer: Sitting under a large leafy tree with loved ones and a stack of magazines/books, a notebook and pen, drinking tea and eating chocolate, while watching Rory run around like a maniac.)
2) Where do you find your creative inspirations from?
(My answer: In so many things. Literature, design, my grandmother, the sound of laughter, long meandering bike rides, music, animals, photography, art…the list really goes on and on…)
3) Where is the funniest/most unusual place you have found your pet napping?
(My answer: I once came home to find Rory sleeping under the blankets in bed, like a person! When I flicked on the lights to wake her up she looked at me as though to say, “What? This is what you do?”)
Simply answer below by commenting on this post or leave us a message on our Facebook Page
. The three responses that inspire us the most will then be announced and you, our lovely readers, will vote to decide the winner of this magnificent pet bed.
You have until May 30th 2011 to submit your answers! Hope you have fun with it and discover or rediscover your personal inspirations.