Cuddle Clones are the perfect gift for any pet lover. Do you, or someone you know, love their pet so deeply that they cannot image life without them? With Cuddle Clones, you can have a stuffed animal clone of your pet created. Using their amazing technology, time and love Cuddle Clones can use images which will provide and create for you a stuffed clone of your pet.

I think these looks pretty amazing.  When looking at the photos of the ones they made, it is not instantly noticeable which is the real animal and which is the Cuddle Clone!  What a neat idea for the pet lover in your life.

 

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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

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We are a household of animal lovers.  When my husband and I first got married, we lived in an apartment and couldn’t have pets.  When we moved to Florida 8 months later, we made sure to look for a rental that would allow cats and dogs.  We actually stopped at the animal shelter before the moving truck even arrived and adopted our cat Jackson and our dog Sammie.  Unfortunately we lost our beautiful Jackson two years ago but our sweet Sammie is still trucking along almost 16 years later!  Our “first baby” is showing her age with her gray hair and she may need some help getting up and down stairs, but she’s still a huge part of our family.

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She has welcomed all 6 of our kids home from the hospital and has moved with us 7 times over the years.  She is the most gentle, loving dog and she’s adored by everyone.

A couple of months ago, we stopped by our local animal shelter to see about volunteering with our 12-year-old and we ended up coming home with Lucy!

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We took one look at her sweet face and fell in love.  She’s an awesome dog and has blended right in, joining Sammie and our other two rescue cats, Daisy and Polly.

As an animal lover, it breaks my heart to see all those lonely dogs and cats in the shelter who so desperately want a family to love them.  So many are there through no fault of their own and would make terrific pets.  Unfortunately, only 30 percent of pets in homes come from shelters and rescue organizations. Worse, an estimated 2.7 million healthy pets remain in shelters each year.  So when I learned about Operation ResCUTE, I was super excited to share their message!

This book-and-plush set stars the true-life-story of Jingles, a homeless puppy in New York City that gets to live happily ever after.

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This cute story shows kids that there are many dogs out there in shelters just waiting for a home of their own.

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Not only did the kids love reading the story and snuggling with Jingles, they were also happy to know that the set was helping homeless doggies.  Founded in 2014 by Laurie Brown-Nagin, 100% of Operation ResCUTE profits go directly toward helping shelter dogs get adopted.  I absolutely love what this non-profit is doing.  So many shelters are underfunded and need help.  Operation ResCUTE is helping these shelters  find loving homes for lonely pups.

Operation ResCUTE sets provide a win-win situation.  Children get a great book with a wonderful message along with a snuggly plush puppy to love on and shelter dogs get the help they so desperately need.

The second in the ResCUTE series, The Story of Tanner, is set to launch during the holidays and will similarly share the true-life tale of a three-week-old shelter puppy that tries to escape and ends up finding her forever home with a loving couple.  In addition, those that do rescue a shelter buddy are encouraged to submit their four-legged friend’s story online. The first winner chosen from online submissions was “Hudson” who will be ResCUTE character #3 in the series. Owners of adopted shelter dogs can send in a picture of their dog along with a detailed description of their own rescue story. He or she could be ResCUTE character #4! I love hearing real life rescue stories!

I am SO thankful that we found our fur babies and that they were able to become part of our family.  So many of our good memories include them.

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Operation ResCUTE sets retail for $29.99 and would make wonderful, meaningful gifts for little ones!  Pick one up today and help save a pup in need!  You can also connect with them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. One lucky reader will win an Operation ResCUTE Jingles set.

 

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 of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

I loved puppets when I was little.  My brother and I would create elaborate puppet shows for our parents.  I have now passed on that love to my kids.  They all enjoy playing make believe and putting on shows for us.  Magicforest carries a line of adorable mama and baby animal puppets from Trudi of Italy, makers of plush toys for over 55 years.  Little Miss is especially into animals so I knew one of these fun puppets would be perfect for her!  They come in several versions, including, hen, koala, owl, and penguin.  It was a really hard choice but I finally decided on the koala.

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My heart melted when I opened up the package!  This little Koala mom and baby are absolutely adorable!  You can’t help but want to snuggle this cute duo.  They are so incredibly soft!

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Unfortunately, I only got to check them out for a few minutes before my kids insisted I turn the mama and baby over to them.

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They thought it was so neat that the baby was also a puppet and could be taken out of the mama’s pouch.

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There’s just something so fun about a puppet.  It’s like you’re taking a cute stuffed animal and bringing it to life.  In this case, they were able to make the mama koala hold and love on her baby.

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How sweet is that??  The boys were excited to share the puppet with Little Miss and show her how to put it on.

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I enjoyed watching her face as she made the koala move.  She was fascinated by it!

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A is super nurturing and adores her baby dolls so the fact that this puppet had a baby koala as well, thrilled her.  She actually became more attached to the baby so she would play with it while her brother played with the mama.  After a bit, my youngest son came in to tell me they had named the puppets.  The mama was Koala (super creative 😉  )and the baby was named Julie (I have no idea where they got it but it’s a cute name!).

They have had a lot of fun with this set and it has even led to some learning.  It started with them asking me what koalas ate and that led into a discussion about where they live.  We then pulled up pictures of real koalas for Little Miss to see.

These sweet puppets are hand-made, double-stitched and hand combed in the Far East in a Trudi run factory employing local artisans under fair and safe working conditions.  They are also machine washable which is a huge plus for me since I know this puppet will be well loved by my kiddos!  These puppets would make the perfect gift for the little animal lover in your life!  They retail for $25 and are available at bonjourpetit.com/collections/trudi.

You can learn more about these Trudi puppets as well as the others fine toys offered by Magicforest on their Facebook page.  You can also follow them on Twitter and browse some adorable photos on Pinterest.

One lucky reader will win their choice of either the koala, hen, penguin or owl puppet!

 

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