cledus t {brought to you by a cryin’ all the time production}

Bloodhounds rebeccagordon buttermilklipstick dogs{… and funded by unsuspecting donors like me and M}

Our flip-flop loving, houndstooth-hound sure is as cute as a button
however the sleepless nights and toddler like similarities
made us question whether getting this mouthy mutt was the right thing to do.

Having been fans of labs for years
when we lost our sweet baby angel, Billy, this past summer
I couldn’t even imagine getting another lab at the time
The sadness was unbearable, not to mention that Bill was irreplaceable.

{we pretended he was a lab at first… he taught us otherwise}

Enter, one Cledus Thalmage Gordon.

Ahhhh, the name you ask?

One part Nutty Professor…
“Come on, Cledus” and yes, I say it constantly
and one part Decatur, AL.

For the latter, Marrow grew up with a lad named Thalmage.
He felt the name fitting. How could I disagree?

bloodhounds are crazy bad rebeccagordon buttermilklipstick If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to own a bloodhound yourself
go ahead and scrap all the Hollywood malarkey.
He’s not lazy.
He doesn’t “hang” under the front porch all day.
And, he doesn’t sleep all the time.
*     *     *     PROCEED WITH CAUTION     *     *     *
1.) He chirps much like a fire detector in need of new batteries
hence the nickname Squeaky Fromm.
2.) He Teedle-E-Tees on the floor if you’re stern with him.
He’s very… well, let’s just say… sensitive…
or manipulative.
3.) He generously spreads drool…
thick, Ghostbuster’s-like slime and bits of half eaten kibble
around the entire house… I mean, like everywhere.
4.) And literally, he cries
all. the time.
bloodhound dogs rebeccagordon buttermilklipstickawww… but he sure is cute
Be sweet.

About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.



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