Pet Safety in Cars

Riding in the car with our pets is usually an exciting and joyous occasion, one in which we’re taking our pets on an adventure together. Road trips, vacations, hiking, swimming, and occasionally a trip to the V-E-T is where we bring our dogs and (obedient) cats.

Something we don’t often think about is: What happens to our pets if there is a car crash? Unfortunately, there are no pet safety standards out there and even well-meaning restraints for pets can do a lot of harm. The thought of them getting launched is terrifying and heartbreaking—it is almost guaranteed to happen during accidents.

However, there are many things that we can do to try and make each car ride safer for our pets. The first step is educating yourselves of the various ways that animals can get injured and then setting them up for a successful outcome. Find out how you can make your car a safer place for your loving pets to ride in with the infographic below. Continue reading

10 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

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Coming home from school or practice kids are always hungry. In between when they last ate and the next big meal of the day their hunger can seem insatiable. Fortunately, there are ways you can hold their hunger off with some delightful healthy snacks that taste incredible.

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This snack, which I am pretty sure most of us have heard of, is incredibly yummy. The celery provides the perfect crunch, the peanut butter provides the delectable saltiness and the raisins provide a little bit of sweetness. The peanut butter is a good source of protein for your little ones, too.

It’s not a very heavy snack and if the celery is chilled this snack actually works perfectly for a hot day. Continue reading

Eco Emi Subscription Box Giveaway

Eco Emi Giveaway Sponsored by Eco Emi

Hosted by Deals of Sweetness

Co-Hosted by Pea of Sweetness

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Eco Emi is the first eco friendly sampling service. They offer the opportunity to review five to ten samples of natural, organic, green, eco-friendly products sent right to your door wrapped in chic earth friendly material made from 100% recycled bottles. All of this for only $15 per month! All of their packages are adorned with 100% organic or vintage ribbons or they will often use 100% bamboo yarns. Part of the fun is that the package will look a little different every month. You will have the luxury of trying out an array of green products in the comfort of your own home or over a cup of herbal tea with close friends. Continue reading

Havit Mini Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway

Havit Mini Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway!

Sponsored by:  Havit

Hosted by:  Gloriously Green Gal & Savory Savings

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It’s likely that your family has different tastes in music – so why not give them each a way to listen to their music in their own space?  Havit offers an amazing line of portable bluetooth speakers that can fit your budget and give everyone their personal freedom for music!  Krista over at Gloriously Green Gal recently had the chance to review a portable bluetooth speaker from Havit and shared her thoughts on this affordable and portable bluetooth speaker! Continue reading

Game of Life & Touring Giveaway

Welcome to the Game of Life & Touring Giveaway

Hosted by: SaraLee’s Deals Steals & Giveaways 

Sponsored by: Winning Moves

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “The Game Of Life” with this wonderful classic edition. Everything you adored about the original 1960 game will be found inside.  Rediscover the fun and share with your family and friends! Good fortune is always around the corner. That’s LIFE. Contains sturdy bi-fold game board with plastic buildings and mountains, money pad, cards, stock and insurance certificates, 8 plastic cars, pink and blue people-pegs, number board, bankers trays and rules. (Two to six player game) Continue reading