Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample from Pet Treater for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product. This post contains affiliate links.

Pet Treater is a monthly subscription service just for dogs, that allows people to pamper their dogs with some cool goodies! Each box is customized for your dog and is filled with wholesome treats, toys, and accessories.
The theme of the January Pet Treater box was “Cheers to another “Dog” gone year!” and as always, it included a note for our Zoe.

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We received two bags of treats.

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The To Doggy with Love Chicken Meatball treats are all natural and grain free.   They contain human grade foods and are made in the USA.

The Smart n’ Tasty Little Duckies  treats are made with duck and sweet potato and are grain, soy and dairy free.

Zoe loved both of them!

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Little Miss was excited about the toys we received.

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The Grriggles Darling Dragon Dog Squeaker Toy was a huge hit!

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Zoe loves squeaky toys so I wasn’t surprised.  Unfortunately, Zoe is a HUGE chewer so the poor dragon only lasted a few days 🙁  They Unstuffies Mouse Toy is still going strong though!  It has a squeaker at both ends, which Zoe loves!

We received two grooming products.  The first was the Shedmonster Undercoat Rake.

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Zoe goes through phases of heavy shedding so this will really come in handy.

I was excited about the Pet Carpet Wipes.

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Zoe has gotten much better with house training but still has the occasional accident.  She is also a nervous pee’er.  I like that these pre-moistened wipes will quickly and easily clean up little messes.  They use enzyme action to maximize stain and odor elimination.

Last but not least, we received a pack of PEZ soft candy chews as our “human treat”.

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My kids loved them!

Here’s the breakdown (all prices from Amazon):

  • To Doggie With Love Treats- $12.99
  •  Smart n’ Tasty Little Duckies with Sweet Potato Grain Free Dog Treats- $6.99
  • Grriggles Darling Dragon Dog Toy- $17.95
  • Zanies Barnyard Unstuffies Mouse Pet Toy- $7.53
  • Oster Animal Care ShedMonster Undercoat Rake, Large Dogs- $5.99
  • Fresh Solutions Wipes Pet Formula- $6.49
  • PEZ Hedz Bearz Candy Chew- $1.49

Total: $59.43

A month to month auto shipment is only $24.99 so that’s a huge savings! If you go with a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription, it’s even cheaper ($19.99 for the 12 month!). To get more info or sign up for a subscription, head over to PetTreater.com. There are a couple of available coupon codes right now.

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Or you can use FREE-PTBED to get a free pet bed with either the 3, 6 or 12 month subscription.

 

 

 

Belinda is a wife, mom, blogger, and Brand Ambassador. She has six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. Belinda enjoys reading, photography, crafts and DIY projects, and watching her boys play soccer. You may contact Belinda at mudpiesand tiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Belinda

Disclosure: I received the following item in exchange for a review.  All opinions are always my own.

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Valentine’s Day is coming right up! While my husband and I don’t do a lot for each other on Valentine’s Day, we do celebrate it with the kids.  They each wake up to a chocolate chip muffin and one gift.  If you celebrate with your kids and are looking for a unique Valentine’s Gift then you simply must check out Six Sisters Beadworks.

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They offer custom made jewelry for children and also for women! I see many things on their site that I would love.  We were sent one of their customized bracelets for our daughter.

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We went with a simple, but elegant, Cuff Bracelet.

We had Six Sisters Beadworks engrave Kayla’s initials on the outside.

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But we chose a special message for her on the inside of her bracelet.

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Kayla loves her bracelet and we have been pleased with the quality of it so far.  Six Sisters Beadworks does carry items for kids and women, but I wanted to point out that they also have a nice selection of items for men and boys.  They are definitely a one-stop shop when you are looking for a unique Valentine’s Gift.

They even offer a page dedicated to helping you find that perfect Valentine’s Gift! I love the birthstone earrings and might consider those for a birthday gift for the girls. So pretty!

A little more about the company…

Classic heirloom pieces, personalized with names, initials, dates and birthstones crafted with only the finest materials of .925 Sterling Silver, 14k gold filled, genuine Swarovski Crystals, freshwater pearls and natural gemstones round out Michelle Bisesto’s jewelry designs, owner and jewelry designer of Six Sisters Beadworks.

Not only are you getting a lovely, unique gift..you are also supporting an amazing small business started by a mom of 10!  It doesn’t get much better than this…oh wait…it does actually because Six Sisters Beadworks is offering a $50 gift card to one lucky reader!

Enter below for your chance to win.

Kristen: Kristen is a wife, mom, blogger and Brand Ambassador. She has four children; 2 boys and 2 girls. Kristen enjoys her role as a stay-at-home mother. Her oldest children are home-schooled. Her interests include gardening, coffee, reading, cooking and finding new ways to be eco-friendly. You may contact Kristen at mudpiesandtiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Kristen

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

One thing I’d really like to do this year is take better care of my skin.  I have good intentions, but then I get busy and I’m lucky just to wash my face before bed.  However, I know I need to do better if I want my skin to look and feel good.  So when I got the chance to try out some skin care products, I jumped at the chance.

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7th Heaven offers a variety of face masks that are both effective and economical.  My skin has been feeling really dull lately so I tried the Exfoliator & Masque first.  It contains crushed dead sea salt, grated orange peel, and ground black lava.  As soon as I opened the package, I noticed the yummy orange scent.  I massaged it into my skin and then let it dry for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.  It didn’t feel very grainy so I wasn’t sure how well it would exfoliate.  But when I rinsed it off, my skin felt very smooth, clean, and fresh!

I had the luxury of soaking in the tub last week so I thought it was the perfect opportunity to try out the Dead Sea Mud Pac.  This one is meant for combination and oily skin.  It combines seaweed, crushed dead sea salt, and pressed flowers.  It’s a hard drying mask which I liked.  My skin felt super clean and tight afterwards.

The smell of the Creamy Coconut mask made me think of the beach!  It uses pressed shea nut, pulped coconut, and ground cocoa to moisturize and hydrate skin.  It left my face super soft and supple.

All of these masks can be found at retailers like Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Kroger. They retail for $1.99.  That’s a great deal, especially considering I was able to get two uses out of each pack!

 

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Snowberry was founded by cosmetician Soraya Hendesi, who wanted to create natural skin care products that took advantage of advances in skin care science while also being environmentally friendly.  Snowberry products are not tested on animals and don’t, with the exception of honey and cultured pearl, contain any animal product.

I was really excited to try the New Radiance Face Serum with CuPEP.   Copper Tripeptide-1, which occurs naturally in the skin and which doesn’t cause a skin reaction, stimulates collagen and elastin production in the skin.  Snowberry developed a world-first delivery technology that ensures the safe delivery of the peptide into dermal cells.  It’s the only serum in the world with this technology, and  was also the only anti-ageing serum in the world, invited to be presented to the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver.  A trial, carried out by Dermatest Medical Research Institute in Germany, showed that the Serum helped to reduce wrinkle volume by an average of 25.6%!

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This clear serum has no scent and absorbed quickly into my skin.  It was not heavy or greasy feeling at all and left my skin feeling smooth and soft.  I have been using it for about 10 days now, in the morning and at night, and my skin definitely looks smoother and the lines around my eyes seem less noticeable.  I am very pleased with the results so far and can’t wait to see how my skin looks after a full month of using it!

The New Radiance Face Serum retails for $36.  You can purchase it and learn more about Snowberry’s full line of products at snowberryskincare.com.

Belinda is a wife, mom, blogger, and Brand Ambassador. She has six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. Belinda enjoys reading, photography, crafts and DIY projects, and watching her boys play soccer. You may contact Belinda at mudpiesand tiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Belinda

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample from Peaches and Petals for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product. This post contains affiliate links.

I have done a lot of my Christmas shopping online this year so we frequently find packages on the porch.  Thankfully, one of those packages was my December Peaches & Petals box.  In the midst of the craziness, it was fun to stop and see what goodies I received this month!

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The theme for this month is “Jingle and Mingle”.

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This Keep Calm and Color On daily calendar is a fun way to keep track of the date.  It will make a great gift for my friend that loves to doodle and color.

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These pretty earrings were my “surprise item” this month.  They’re really cute and will add some sparkle to a solid black sweater.

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I love trying new lip colors so I was excited about this Manna Kadar Liplocked Priming Gloss Stain.  The color is “Lucky” which is a nice neutral mauve. It goes on smoothly and feels good on my lips.

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I also received this fun wine bottle ugly Christmas sweater and hat topper.  It would be really cute on a bottle of wine you are gifting to someone.

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I always have candles going at home and really want my house to smell good,  Our two teen boys’ bedroom is in the basement so it definitely needs help!  This wax free fragrance warmer from Westinghouse is perfect for the teen stinkiness. The warmer came with a vanilla fragrance disc and I also received two sun-dried linen refills.  I plugged the warmer in and started smelling it almost immediately.  It filled the whole room with a nice vanilla scent.

Here’s the breakdown:

Calendar- $7.31

Earrings- $6

Lip Stain- $24

Wine Bottle Sweater- $6

Warmer- $14.99

2 Warmer refills- $8

Total: $66.30

This was definitely one of the more high value boxes!   Peaches and Petals subscriptions are only $19.99 a month with free shipping! There are currently two coupon codes available for first time subscribers. The first is PEACH10%. This code saves you 10% on your first order. The second code is PEACH-COLOR which gets new subscribers a Serenity adult coloring book, sharpener and pencils.

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Belinda is a wife, mom, blogger, and Brand Ambassador. She has six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. Belinda enjoys reading, photography, crafts and DIY projects, and watching her boys play soccer. You may contact Belinda at mudpiesand tiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Belinda

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample from RG Cosmetics for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

I am always on the lookout for great, new hair products.  I have really long, thick hair that doesn’t get much love at times.  A lot of days, it just gets thrown up into a bun as I’m rushing out the door.  However, I want my hair to be healthy and when I do have some extra time, I want to be able to style it and have it look nice.  So, I was excited to try some items from RG Cosmetics. Their innovative line of haircare products uses the most up-to-date scientific advances to create unique treatments that help protect, restore and beautify hair.

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I received two products from the Collagen line.  They are designed to restore density, improve elasticity and fullness, and reconstruct damaged cuticles so hair looks healthy again.  The collagen infused shampoo had a great, light scent that I loved.  It just smelled clean and not too perfumey.  I didn’t get a big lather with it and I did have to use quite a bit to get all of my hair covered but I like how it left my hair feeling clean but not brittle.  Some shampoos leave my hair feeling like wet straw after I use them. I followed up with Collagen Mask.  I slathered on a good bit of this conditioning treatment and let it soak while I shaved my legs.  After rinsing, my hair felt soft and smelled awesome!

My hair is naturally curly/wavy and I like to straighten it sometimes.  The Keratin X-press combines keratin and argan oil to smooth, strengthen and control frizz all day.  The directions say to pour a small amount into your hand but it has a spray pump nozzle.  So, I just  spritzed some all over my hair and combed it through.  Again, I really liked how this product smelled.  It had a slightly baby powder scent.  After blow drying, my hair felt soft and less frizzy than normal.

I applied some of the Argan Oil, Moroccan oil therapy to my hair before using my straightener.  The fast penetrating formula combines vitamins and fatty acids to combat dryness and repair split ends.  It left my hair shiny and soft but not greasy.

Here are a couple of pictures of the final outcome.

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I was super pleased with the results!  My hair looked and felt great and my husband even commented on how good my hair smelled.  And the best part was, my blow out/ straightening last 3 days.  Excellent perk for this busy momma!

You can learn more about RG Cosmetics full line of hair car products at rgcosmetics.com.

Belinda is a wife, mom, blogger, and Brand Ambassador. She has six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. Belinda enjoys reading, photography, crafts and DIY projects, and watching her boys play soccer. You may contact Belinda at mudpiesand tiaras at gmail dot com. Click here to meet Belinda