Best of 2013: Top Reviews, Photos, DIY, Coupons, Causes and More for Pets & People!

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best of 2013

WOW! Today is the LAST day of 2013! Before we ring in the New Year, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the most popular blog posts from this year. Here’s a rundown of our most visited posts and categories based on 2013 traffic stats:

Top 5 Pet Product Reviews:
  1. Summer Fun with Tommy Bahama and PetSmart!
  2. How To Speak Dog: National Geographic Book Review
  3. October BarkBox Full Of Halloween Surprises — See What’s Inside!
  4. What’s In Daisy’s Bowl? Natural Balance Alpha Grain-Free Dog Food!
  5. Instant Canopy Pet Bed and Quik Shade for Outdoor Family Fun!
Top 5 Home, Beauty & Tech Product Reviews:
  1. Soundfreaq Sound Platform 2: Stream Wireless Audio from Your Favorite App and Device
  2. T3 Source Handheld Shower Filter for Healthier Hair, Skin and Fur!
  3. Watch Your Pets When You’re Not Home w/ Samsung PetCam
  4. PMD: Professional Microdermabrasion Beauty Treatments At Home!
  5. Holiday Entertaining with NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto
Top 5 Pet Coupons:
  1. *NEW* Wellness Printable Coupon for $5 OFF Dry Dog Food or Cat Food (Active)
  2. PetSmart Printable Coupon: $10 OFF $60 In-Store Purchase! (Expired)
  3. Natural Balance Printable Coupons for Free Bags of Dog Treats and Cat Treats! (Expired)
  4. Petco Printable Store Coupon: $5 OFF $25 (Monthly)
  5. Printable Coupon: $10 Off BISSELL Pawsitively Clean Machine Rental (Expired)
Top 5 Daisy Photos (Wordless Wednesday):
  1. Found a Blue Toy Today
  2. Happy 3rd Gotcha Day Daisy! (Almost Wordless Wednesday)
  3. Wordless Wednesday: Daisy’s World
  4. Wordless Wednesday: Walking with Daisy This Morning
  5. Wordless Wednesday: Smile for the Camera!
Top 5 Pet Freebies:
  1. Free Dog-Bite Prevention Poster: How To Correctly Greet A Dog
  2. Free Pet Safety Printables: Loose Dog and Cat Dangers Door Hangers
  3. Homemade Dog Food Recipes + 6 More Free Kindle Books for Dog Lovers!
  4. Get a FREE Sample of Dentastix Dog Treats for Dental Health
  5. Carve A Pumpkin To Look Like Your Dog — Free Printable Stencils + Carving Tips
 Top 5 Giveaways for Pets:
  1. WIN a BarkBox Mystery Box for Dogs! 10K Fan Celebration Giveaway {10 Winners}
  2. WIN a $250 Prize Basket for Your Dog from Rustic Hound! 10K Fan Celebration Giveaway
  3. New Year, New You: Win a Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale from EatSmart!
  4. Summer Fun Giveaway: Win a Tommy Bahama Dog Bed!
  5. Win a Three Dog Bakery Holiday Gift Pack for Your Dog!
 Top 5 DIY Pet Projects and Crafts:
  1. 7 DIY Pet Projects, Crafts and Recipes
  2. Hang Plants Like Wall Art: Stylish and Pet-Friendly DIY Home Decor Idea
  3. 3 Cheap and Easy DIY Pet Projects Anyone Can Do!
  4. Easy Pet DIY: Grow Your Own Catnip, Pet Grass, Kitty Garden & More
  5. DIY Pet Project: Silhouette Canvas
 Top 5 Pet Cause-Related Posts:
  1. Katy Perry and The Popcats {Printable Popchips Coupon Supports ASPCA}
  2. Give a Beautiful Gift That Gives Back: ASPCA Tender Voices Jewelry Collection
  3. U.S. Military Working Dog National Monument Unveiled at Special Dedication Ceremony
  4. Ways You Can Help Animals Affected by the Moore Oklahoma Tornado
  5. Free Charity Miles App: Earn Money for Charity When You Walk, Run or Bike With Your Dog!

What was YOUR favorite post, photo or pet topic featured on our blog this year? Leave a comment and let us know…or suggest one for next year! Daisy and I are looking forward to bringing you LOTS more fun stuff in 2014!!! Happy New Year everyone!

Best of 2012: Top Recipes, Photos, DIY, Coupons, Reviews, Causes and More for Pets!

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Happy New Year from Daisy

It’s hard to believe today is the LAST day of 2012! Before we ring in 2013, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the most popular blog posts from this year. Here’s a rundown of our most visited posts and categories based on 2012 traffic stats:

Top 5 Pet-Related Product Reviews:
  1. Sunbeam Gourmet Dog Treat Maker
  2. Pawalla Monthly Mystery Box for Dogs and Cats
  3. Guaranteed Indestructible Varsity Ball for Dogs
  4. Panasonic JetForce Bagless Vacuum
  5. Natural Balance Alpha Grain-Free Dog Food 
Top 5 Pet Coupons:
  1. PetSmart $5 OFF Pet Grooming Coupon (expired)
  2. Blue Buffalo $5 OFF Dog food or $3 Off Cat Food (active)
  3. Wellness Pet Food Coupons (monthly)
  4. Petco $5 Printable Store Coupon (monthly)
  5. Sunday Pet Coupon Preview (weekly)
Top 5 Daisy Photos (Wordless Wednesday):
  1. Extreme Popcorn Addiction
  2. Daisy Loves Working at the Car Wash (with Papa)
  3. Daisy in Her Michigan Football Jersey – Go Blue!
  4. LadyBug Ears (Halloween)
  5. Who Controls Your Remote?
Top 5 Pet Freebies:
  1. Free Pet Symptom Checker and PetMD Info Database
  2. Free $10 to Spend = FREE Dog Toy Shipped at Cabelas (expired)
  3. Free Lickety Stik for Dogs or Cats (expired)
  4. ASPCA Free Printables, Games and Resources for Kids
  5. Where I Find the Best Freebies, Free Samples and More
Top 5 Pet Recipes and Food-Related Posts:
  1. Ridiculously Easy Brown Rice Crunchies for Dogs
  2. Diva Dog Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe (courtesy of Dog Pack Snacks)
  3. Banana Carob Biscotti Recipe for Dogs (courtesy of Dog Pack Snacks)
  4. Will Work for Green Beans
  5. Wheat-Free Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Cookies
 Top 5 Giveaways for Pets:
  1. Win a 3-Month Pawalla Box Subscription for Your Dog or Cat (ended 8/17)
  2. Win a Fall Treat Pack from Three Dog Bakery (ended 10/2)
  3. Win Up To 50 Pounds of Natural Balance ALPHA Grain-Free Pet Food (ended 3/14)
  4. Win a Custom-Embroidered Thundershirt for Your Dog – Christmas in July  (ended 7/27)
  5. Win a PetSmart Holiday Salon Grooming Package (ended 11/25)
 Top 5 DIY Projects, Videos and Entertainment:
  1. Meet Brandeis: Sesame Street’s New Service Dog Character!
  2. Frankenweenie Movie Trailer
  3. DIY Pet Project: Make Your Own Tug and Fetch Dog Toy
  4. Quiz: What Kind of Pet Parent Are You?
  5. Create Your Own Word Art Collage or Valentine
 Top 5 Pet Cause-Related Posts:
  1. ASPCA No Pet Store Puppies Pledge
  2. Pets Add Life…and Smiles and Laughs and Love! #petsaddlife
  3. Emergency Relief Waggin’
  4. National Monument Honors Military Dogs
  5. Pets Need Pals, Too! National Get a PAL for Your Pet Day

What was YOUR favorite post, photo or pet topic featured on our blog this year? Leave a comment and let us know…or suggest one for next year! Daisy and I are looking forward to bringing you LOTS more fun stuff in 2013!!! Happy New Year everyone!