ES6tLMQ0PXfdqC9-18bZz9xUQ9E The Life Of A Coast Guard Wife: 2/21/10 - 2/28/10

Saturday, February 27, 2010

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Friday, February 26, 2010

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Licks and Giggles Review & Giveaway

My mom used to be a dog groomer, so I spent a lot of time growing up in a vet. This, in turn, made me a HUGE animal lover! We had many pets while I lived at home, and now I have two dogs of my own. They are almost like my children and definitely a huge part of the family. I'm guessing that most people are the same way when it comes to their pets. You treat them like family and get them the things they need and like.

Pet stores are crowded, and sometimes a pain to get in and out of. Then, I discovered Licks and Giggles! You can shop for all the cutest items you need for you cat or dog, from the comfort of your own home!

This is the UGODOG Indoor Potty System!
This nifty little potty will not only keep your dog's paws dry, it will keep your house dry as well! The great thing about it, is that you only have to buy it once! No more restocking on puppy pads. Just line the bottom with newspaper, and when it's time, pull the used paper out, and put new paper in! I wish I would have had one of these when I was house training Sassy, my terrier mix!

Puppy Luck Soft Zone Bed
Doesn't that bed look cozy!? My mom has a Dachshund that I know would love this bed! She likes to snuggle down under a blanket and feel secure. This bed screams comfort and security! It's made from faux suede and has a non-slip bottom (great for those frisky rascals!). The best part is, it's machine washable and can be put in the dryer!

Up & Out Lift Harness
Since our pets are such a BIG part of our families, they usually stick around until they are grandma and grandpa dogs. Plus, there are those loveable large breed dogs. That's why the Up & Out Lift Harness is a blessing! Older and larger dogs have a hard time getting in and out of vehicles. This allows you to assist them and make their job a bit easier! The girth is adjustable, and comes in assorted colors to fit you and your dog's taste.
Wouldn't you love to try a little something from Licks and Giggles?
Well, here's your chance!
The kind souls over at Licks and Giggles have provided me with the opportunity to give 2(!) of my lucky readers a special treat for their furry friend!
One lucky cat lover will win, Just Chicken! for Cats. The cat treat that will make your cat sit up and beg like a dog!
One lucky dog lover will win, Zuke's Z-Ridge Carrot Chews. It will give your dog the fresh and clean teeth it deserves!
**Mandatory Entry**
Go to the Licks and Giggles website and tell me what you would buy for your furry friend. Make sure you leave your email address, or that it's on your profile. Also, let me know in each comment whether you have a dog, cat, or both.
**You MUST do the mandatory! All bonus entries will be deleted if it's not done first!**
{Leave seperate comments for each bonus entry}
1. Follow Licks and Giggles on twitter {1 entry}
2. Follow me on twitter {1 entry}
3. Subscribe to my blog {1 entry}
4. Grab my button and leave me a direct link to the site you posted it to {2 entries} {Leave seperate comments}
5. Tweet about this giveaway and leave me a direct link to your tweet {3 tweets per day, no less than an hour apart}
6. Follow me on google friend connect {1 entry}
7. Blog about this giveaway and leave me a direct link to the post {5 entries} {Leave seperate comments}
8. Add my blog to your blog roll {1 entry}

  • Giveaway ends Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 12(noon) CST

  • Winners will be chosen via Random.Org., and contacted by email

  • Winners will have 48 hours to respond to the email, or another winner will be chosen
Good luck, and don't forget to thank a member of our military!
All photos courtesy of the Licks and Giggles website. I was not compensated for this review. These are my opinions, yours may differ.

Nestle Coffee-mate Review

I am a coffee addict! In order for my body to function properly when I wake up in the morning, I HAVE to have a cup of coffee. As bad as it is to say, I've been drinking coffee since I was a kid (not as often then). Back then I called it 'coffee milk'! I guess I came up with that because it was always, pour the coffee, then put in milk. Well, 'coffee milk', is now a thing of the past ever since I descovered Nestle's Coffee-mate!

Coffee-mate doesn't only come in original flavor, there are over twenty different flavors! Twelve reduced fat and sugar free options as well! It comes in liquid, powder, stick packs, or concentrate. My favorite flavor is French Vanilla! I am actually drinking it right now! There are other brands that make the same thing, but I will never switch to anything other than Coffee-mate! It tastes great and always helps pick me up in the morning! It really is coffees perfect mate!
These are my opinions, yours may differ.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Arizona Sweet Tea Review

My mom has been drinking Arizona tea for years. Me? I'd just grab some tea bags, and boil them. One day I decided to try a gallon of the Arizona Sweet Tea. I've been hooked ever since! I drink it everyday! At a little over $2.00 a gallon, it's not expensive, and it tastes great! It has natural antioxidants and is 100% natural tea. There are no preservatives, no artificial colors, and no artificial flavors! Since I started drinking Arizon Sweet Tea, I have totally given up soda. This is so much better for my kidneys!

Arizon has many different products. Everything from sports drinks to waters, to smoothies! This is a brand I would recommend to anybody. High quality and great tasting! So, next time you are out shopping, pick up some Arizona Sweet Tea and try it for yourself!

These are my opinions, yours may differ.

Need Help!

I enter a lot of sweepstakes, and blog giveaways, and whatnot. Blog reviews and giveaways intrigue me. They look like so much fun! I'm a stay at home mom, and have lots of time on my hands. I love trying new products. I am a member of a few site to try products, but what I really want is to start a review and giveaway blog. The problem I have, is that I have no idea what I am doing! I've heard that you should start by reviewing things that you already have around your house. I would love to find a mentor. Someone to help me get started! I'm ready to navigate through this crazy blog world, are you willing to help me?

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