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.

pettreater We recently received out August Pet Treater Box and I’m excited to share it with you! Pet Treater is a monthly subscription service just for dogs, that allows us to pamper our 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 August box was “Best in Show”.

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Every box contains yummy treats and this month we got Market Cuts Chicken and Sweet Potato Wraps and a Chicky Twizzies stick.

20160815_121653 I really appreciate that the treats are high quality and contain no artificial flavors or colors, no chicken by-products and no wheat or gluten.  The dogs love them!

We also love getting monthly toys for our doggies.  This month’s box contained the Grriggles Unstuffies Alligator toy and the Dogo Football toy.

20160815_121633 Lucy LOVES playing fetch and our puppy, Zoe, loves chewing on toys.  Zoe especially likes squeaker toys so these were a big hit! I love that the alligator contains no stuffing because Zoe has a tendency to rip stuffing out.

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We also received this cool Bamboo silicone collapsible water/food bowl.

20160815_121745 This little dish is perfect for when we take the dogs to the park or hiking.  It collapses so it doesn’t take up much room and allows us to easily hydrate our pups.

Our kids love giving the dogs a bath so they were excited to find this Juicy Crittoure bath box.

20160815_121757 The kids insisted on bathing the dogs the day we received the box and I happily agreed.  This shampoo and conditioner smells really good!  The minute the dogs walked into the room after their bath, I could smell them and the scent lasted for days.

A cute bow tie was included for after their baths.

20160815_123238 Every Pet Treater Box also includes a little something for the human in the family 🙂  This month, it was a handy “Things to Do List” pad.

20160815_123451 Each page features a different dog with a different thought bubble.  It’s super cute.  My only wish is that it had a magnetic back.

Lastly, we received an Insect Shield Paisley Bandana from Guardian Gear.

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It provides odorless insect protection and lasts through 70 washings.

So here’s the value breakdown (all prices from Amazon):

Market Cuts- $11.79

Chicky Twizzies- $3.49

Alligator toy- $8.99

Football toy- $18.99

Collapsible Dish- $7.29

Juicy Crittoure set- $19.75

Bow Tie- $1

Notepad- $2

Bandana- $6.99

Total: $80.29!!

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!).
Want to try it our for yourself?  Head over to PetTreater.com and use the code LOVE-PT5 to get $5 off your first box OR PT-BED to receive a free dog bed with your first order. These are not stackable and you must choose one or the other.  Make sure to connect with Pet Treater on Facebookfollow and Twitterfollow to see deals and special offers!
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

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Have a Princess lover in your home?  What about a pirate lover?  Here is a movie that will please them all!

The Swan Princess: Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today is out on DVD September 6 from Sony Home Entertainment!

In the brand new original animated film, Princess Alise is training to be the perfect royal but in her heart all she wants to do is sail the seven seas as a swashbuckling pirate! After setting sail, Princess Alise is shipwrecked and washes ashore on an island where she meets Lucas, a young boy who has been living there by herself. They have to work together to survive and get back to civilization!

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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 received no compensation for this post.  All opinions are my own!

Being the mom of 4 kids, I am always looking for new bathroom products for the whole family.  We have two bathrooms, but still…products for 6 people can rapidly overtake the bathroom if you aren’t careful.  So when I can find products to use that are good for 0-100 then I am quite happy.  While I have not personally tried e-raorganics, I am excited to share this giveaway with YOU! Let me know if you enter!
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Baby products have recently been in the news because of the harmful ingredients they contain. Moms are looking for better options. We want to use non-toxic, chemical free skin care products- especially on our babies. We are looking for products that are organic and have gentle ingredients. I have a product for you that is non-toxic and chemical free and helps protect and heal your baby’s skin.

Era Organics makes baby products that are USDA Organic. They have everything to meet your baby’s needs. The cooler, dryer temperatures are coming and I always like to have a good baby lotion available to protect my baby from dry skin. The Baby Lotion from e-raorganics will help keep skin healthier and hydrated. It will also soothe, moisturize and soften even the toughest skin- without the harsh chemicals. It’s gentle enough for all ages.

The Baby Lotion is a nutrient-rich, organic moisturizer with aloe vera, cocoa butter, calendula oil and rosemary extract. It is paraben free, non-GMO, fragrance & perfume free, non toxic, cruelty free and vegan friendly. Nothing but the best for your little-one!

It has a very light scent to it and it makes your skin feel so nice!

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They have a few other baby products that you will want to add to your collection. The Baby Powder has gentle, nutrient rich dusting powder with Organic Arrowroot Powder, Cornstarch, Kaolin Clay, Calendula Extract and Rosemary Extract. There are no harsh chemicals and toxic ingredients like you may find in other baby products. It’s talc-free, fragrance free, non-toxic, 100% natural and USDA Certified Organic. You can use it in place of talcum powders in shoes, diaper rash, etc.

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The Diaper Balm is amazing. It gives your baby instant and long term relief with no hidden toxins. It is USDA Certified Organic, made with Sunflower Oil, Beeswax, Cocoa Butter, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil and Chamomile, Calendula and more. Soothe, repair and help prevent diaper rash, chaffing and irritation with organic ingredients scientifically proven as a natural diaper rash treatment. It can help repair and protect seborrheic dermatitis, baby eczema, and more.

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All of these products are a great choice for your baby’s skin. You can have the peace of mind that these products are organic and natural!

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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 from Peaches and Petals for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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I just received the August Peaches and Petals box and I’m excited to share it with you! Peaches and Petals is a monthly subscription service that delivers beauty/lifestyle boxes each month right to your door. The theme of this month’s box is “Stay Golden”.

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I loved “Golden Girls” so these cute notecards made me smile.

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The simple message on the front of them really says it all and I plan on sending a few of these out to friends far away.

When I saw this cute box, it brought back memories of my friends and I dancing around my living room to the classic Cyndi Lauper song!

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I really like this cute anchor necklace and although I’d love to keep it, I think I may give it to a good friend of mine because I love the message. This delicate gold-tone necklace is on an 18″ chain.

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I love trying out new makeup so I was excited to find this highlighter/bronzer combo from Manna Kadar.

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I have also used this as eye shadow and I was super happy with it!

The fun splitter is not only cute, but will also come in really handy!  The first use I thought of is being able to plug in two sets of headphones when my kiddos are watching something on my phone.

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Lastly, this inspirational decal is a great reminder of all the precious friends and family I have been blessed with!

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So here’s the value breakdown:

  • decal- I wasn’t able to find this exact sticker but I would place it’s value at around $2.
  • Golden Girls Notecards- Again, I was unable to find this exact card but I found a downloadable print on etsy for $4.  That combined with the cost of the paper and envelopes would place this at about $8.
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun box- $14.92 on a collectibles website.
  • necklace- $9.99
  • Funkytech Splitter- $7
  • Manna Kadar bronzer- $18.95

 

The total value of the August box is $60.86.  My favorite things were the necklace and the bronzer.  Even though I may not personally use everything I received, the others will make great gifts!

Next month’s theme is “Cuteness Overload”.  Sounds fun!

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Peaches and Petals subscriptions are only $19.99 a month with free shipping!  Make sure to use one of two coupon codes when signing up for Peaches and Petals. The first code is PEACHWATCH and it will get FIRST time subscribers a free vintage inspired leather wrap watch in their first box. This code CANNOT be added after the purchase is placed, and must be added during checkout to receive the watch.

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The 2nd code is PEACH10%. This code saves you 10% on your first order. These codes CANNOT be combined and are only valid for first time subscribers on their first box.

 

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 curtains from Eclipse Curtains for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

We recently decided to do a mini makeover to Little Miss’s room.  She needed more storage and we wanted to make it more of a big girl room.  We started by painting the walls a white with a hint of gray.  I replaced her old dresser with an armoire we had in the basement.  I painted it a pale blue and replaced the metal door panels with  white fabric.

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My husband made a nightstand out of pallets and we purchased new bedding.  I made some throw pillows and embroidered Little Miss’s monogram and name on them.  I also framed a little A for above her bed and hung the letters to spell “Dream” on the wall.

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I was not a fan of the traditional bi-fold doors on her closet because it didn’t allow full access. So I replaced it with  semi sheer curtain panel.

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Finally, we hung up some great blackout curtains from Eclipse.  It’s hard for Little Miss to sleep when there’s a lot of light coming in through the window.

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To her, light=playtime, not bedtime!  So, daylight savings time can make bedtime rough. Thankfully, Eclipse Curtains block over 99% of intrusive light, reduce unwanted noise, and help keep in the heat in during the colder months as well as keep the room cool during the summer months.

I loved the feminine touch of the ruffles on the Reese curtains and the back of the panels do a great job of blocking out light.

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I really like that these curtains make her roomer darker without feeling like a dungeon.  This is a picture of the room with the curtains open:

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And here is one of the room, at 11:45 am, with the curtains closed:

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They really make a huge difference!  I love that they help block out heat as well since A’s room faces east and can get pretty warm in the summer. They’re beautiful and functional at the same time.  Eclipse curtains are available in both traditional and contemporary designs.  They even have a fun chevron print that I plan on putting in the little boys’ room. You can find Eclipse curtains on Amazon and at Walmart and Target.

A thinks her new room is super pretty and it functions much better now too!  And bedtime has been going better so that’s a huge bonus!

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