Easy White Chocolate Easter Treats!

If you’re still looking for some cute easy treats for Easter this Sunday, check out these yummy White Chocolate Easter Treats!

white chocolate pretzels

Things you need:

  • White Chocolate to melt
  • Pretzel rods
  • Sugar Sprinkles
  • Wax paper
  • Microwave safe bowl/dish
  • Spoon

Lay wax paper down on the table and then melt the white chocolate. You can use the microwave or the stove, but melt slowly as not to create clumps.

Using a spoon, spread the chocolate over 1/2 of the pretzel rod and lay on the wax paper. Immediately cover in sprinkles before the chocolate hardens. 

Let sit on wax paper for 15-20 minutes until it is fully hardened and then you’re all set! 

You can make a nice centerpiece by placing them in a mason jar with decorative Easter eggs! I hope you all have a wonderful Easter and thanks to Mel from Outnumbered3-1.com for sharing her recipe!

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Pound Puppies: A Perfect Match DVD

~I received Pound Puppies A Perfect Match DVD for the purpose of reviewing. Opinions and stories are my own.~

Pound Puppies: A Perfect Match

Not every puppy is perfect for every person, and the Pound Puppies are dedicated to making sure their furry friends end up in the right hands! In their newest adventures join Lucky, Cookie, Niblet, Strudel and Squirt as they continue on their mission to find a person for every pup with the release of Pound Puppies: A Perfect Match on DVD. This show is one that my girls always enjoy watching. It has funny characters that are super adorable. Just look at Patches the dalmatian on the cover of the DVD! This is one of those shows that if you aren’t watching you should be!

Pound Puppies A Perfect Match

In A Perfect Match, the Pound Puppies come to the rescue when a so-called “un-matchable puppy” finally finds his match – and loses him,  assist a shy puppy on a High Energy Scouts camping trip,  help a furless pup to bolster his confidence, and they have to investigate why a paper girl’s deliveries are always late!

Episodes Include:
  • The Yipper Caper
  • Working K-9 to 5
  • Hello Kitten
  • Beauty is Only Fur Deep
  • No More S’mores

Total Running Time: +/- 110 minutes

Winner of the 2012 Humanitas Prize in Children’s Animation, the Pound Puppies series is currently airing on The Hub in the U.S. and YTV in Canada and stars the voices of Eric McCormack, Yvette Nicole Brown, Michael Rapaport, John DiMaggio, Alanna Ubach, René Auberjonois, and M. Emmet Walsh.

Big Sis informed me that she likes the Hello Kitten episode the best because it has a kitten in it. She has a huge fascination with all things cat related but she still enjoys pound puppies and their dog loving fun. I personally loved the No More S’mores episode. The shy pup accidentally ends up on a camping trip with some scouts but the pound puppies are on the case! I especially like the show because I can laugh right along side my kids with the jokes and in the end the perfect person is always fixed up with the perfect pup but not without a few lessons learned along the way. This would make a great last minute Easter basket addition for both boys and girls!

As always The HUB networks offers FREE fun and games on their website using your favorite pound puppies as the stars! My 2 girls can’t get enough of playing their short, fun and educational games!

Connect: You can connect with Pound Puppies on their website, through Facebook  and @HubTVNetwork on Twitter

Purchase: You can purchase Pound Puppies A Perfect Match for $9.99.

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Milk-Bone Brushing Chews – The Daily Dental Treat! + $25 Visa GC Giveaway! {US}

~The Milk-Bone dog products, information and VISA gift cards have been provided by the Milk-Bone brand.~

I love my furbaby, Princess Peach, as she was the first baby my husband and I ever had. I still remember the day we brought her home and I thought about what a huge step it was. The whole family loves her and I would do anything to keep her happy and healthy. Research has shown that oral hygiene is just as important for your dog as it is for people. We use to be great about brushing her teeth but over the years and having the girls we more often than not forgot about Princess’ teeth. Thankfully the new Milk-Bone Brushing Chews makes your dog’s daily oral care as easy. The reason these are so amazing is that, when fed daily, Milk-Bone Brushing Chews are clinically proven to be as effective as brushing a dog’s teeth twice per week based on reduction of tartar build-up and bad breath. 

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About Milk-Bone® Brushing ChewsTM:

  • Milk-Bone® Brushing ChewsTM were developed to transform at-home dental care for dogs, so that now your dog to brush his own teeth every day – just like you!
  • *When fed daily, Milk-Bone® Brushing ChewsTM are clinically proven to be as effective as brushing your dog’s teeth twice per week based on the reduction of tartar build-up and bad breath
  • Milk-Bone® Brushing ChewsTM feature a specially designed 75 degree twist that helps the brushing nubs reach down to the gum line, even cleaning hard-to-reach back teeth
  • Milk-Bone® Brushing ChewsTM are clinically proven to reduce tartar build-up, as well as freshen your dog’s breath, bringing you and your dog closer together
  • Milk-Bone® Brushing ChewsTM are so effective that they have earned the trusted Veterinary Oral Health Council’s (VOHC) Seal of Acceptance, similar to the American Dental Association (ADA) seal seen on human dental products

Milk-Bone Brushing Chews

You can really see the twist of the bone and the bumps that help with the cleaning. The great part about these are that they taste like a treat but clean like a toothbrush! My dog is so eager to eat hers every night that I know they must taste good. She is so excited while eating it that this is the only picture I could get that was some-what clear because she was moving around so much enjoying her treat.

Milk-bone brushing chews

Essentially, with Milk-Bone Brushing Chews, Princess is now brushing her own teeth each night. My girls get to take turns every night giving her one after they are done brushing their own teeth. It is a new routine for the whole family! Our pets do so much for us, now Milk-Bone is offering a way to take even better care of them in return and it doesn’t get any easier than this.

Connect: You can connect with Milk-Bone on their website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Our Reliable Connection – The Philips AVENT DECT Monitor SCD570/10

~I received a Philips AVENT DECT Monitor to facilitate this review. Opinions and stories are my own.~

I obviously don’t need to tell you that I don’t have a baby. What I do have is a very curious little boy who can be awfully quiet in the morning, understands how the doors work and doesn’t always wake me up. I have always had this terrible fear of him deciding to wander off, which isn’t uncommon with ASD children. I am sure there are many mother’s just like me who feel the same way. 

I can assure you that this product gives the same peace of mind to parents with infants and I believe you’ll agree once you read the amazing features the Philips AVENT DECT Monitor SCD570 offers. 

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First of all, it has a Parent and Baby Unit. The Parent Unit has a range of up to 50 meters indoors and up to 330 meters outdoors. Of course this varies on surroundings, however, as it has DECT Technology it guarantee’s no interference from any other transmitting product. This is a secure and private connection between you and your child. 

It also allows you to talk to your child with Talk Back! Sometimes all they need to hear is your voice to calm down. My son loves the fact that we can talk to each other over the monitor. It also comes in handy when you want to take a nice long bath at the end of the day, but you are worried that your child will need you. If they wake up you can tell them Mommy is coming, without falling over yourself. I know every mother has done this at least once! Needless to say, we use this feature a lot in our home! 

Other features on the Parent Unit are: 

  • Temperature Sensor with customized alert that allows you to monitor the climate in your child’s room.
  • LED Light to Signal Noise levels.
  • Customized Vibrate Option: You can monitor your child even while it is in MUTE by using the Vibrate that alerts you every time the sound reaches a certain level. 

The Baby Unit Features: 

  • Night Light & Lullabies: 5 relaxing tunes to help put your little one to sleep.

Philips AVENT DECT Monitor

Any time my son is napping or sleeping, the Parent Unit is near me. I can hear him clear as day no matter where I am in the house or outside in my yard. The monitor is actually quiet in comparison to many others since it doesn’t pick up unnecessary noise, which allows you to pick out every nuance sound or movement from your child. This is one of my favorite features of the Philips AVENT DECT Monitor. 

DECT Monitor SCD570

The temperature control has been extremely nice with the roller-coaster ride of weather lately. One day it is 80′ and the next it is 40′, so it’s nice to be able to monitor the temperature in his room to know whether he is too hot or too cold. He still hasn’t mastered pulling up his blankets and sadly will lay there in the cold until someone covers him up, so this is a blessing to make sure we can keep him comfortable. 

 

For newborns this is essential as well. Keeping your baby comfortable at night, being able to be alerted not only by their voice but an alarm (or vibrate) when they need you ensures that you’ll be be there when it’s important. Most of all though, I love how the it brings me a bit more ease to work at night or watch my favorite shows. I’m not so on edge when I take a shower or go outside when he’s napping and it’s fun to talk back and forth when he wakes up and wants to know I’m up and waiting. That peace of mind is genuinely priceless. 

Find out more about the Philips AVENT DECT Baby Monitor SCD570 by visiting the product page. You can also connect with Philips via their Facebook and/or @PhilipsPR on Twitter!

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