Thursday, 12 February 2015

Tips for an affordable Valentines Day with your pet

Valentines Day is quickly approaching.
Numerous people will be headed to the pet store to buy heart shaped this and that, and spend tons of money on their pets. BUT, what if you simply cannot afford to do that?
I will share some ideas with you, for celebrating Valentines Day with your pet, on a budget.

Make some yummy Valentines themed homemade treats for your dog.
Try these easy Frozen Peanut Butter and Yogurt Doggie hearts -
You will need :

  • Heart shaped ice cube tray
  • Plain, Organic Greek Yogurt
  • Natural Peanut Butter
  • A freezer ;)
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What you need to do -

  • Spoon a small amount of peanut butter into the heart shaped tray. (Peanut butter should not quite fill half of the heart) 
  • Fill the rest of the heart with your yogurt.
  • Press the yogurt into the mold using the back of your spoon
  • Freeze for at least 4 hours
That's it! Easy peasy right?

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Tip - Add a tiny bit of honey and/or mashed banana for extra flavor.

Valentines Day is all about love.
What better way to celebrate the day, than to celebrate love itself?
Heart shaped toys, and other Valentine Day themed toys are always cute, but love is where it's at!

Show your fur-babies some extra love on Valentines Day.
Maybe take them to their fav park, make them their fav food, or just take them on a special walk.
There are plenty of things to do without having to spend the money that retailers might lead you to believe you is a necessity.

How about you?
What do you do for Valentines Day to make it special?

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  1. The hearts look really pretty!
    You're right when you say that treating your pet doesn't have to cost any money. My favourite things are a long walk and special time with my bipeds.

    1. Absolutely! I think my huskies would take a nice long walk or some mom time any day over a heart toy!

  2. Great ideas! Thanks for sharing!! I saw that Valentine's Day ice cube tray in the Dollar Bin at Target!

    1. Yep! Heart shaped molds are super easy to find these time of year!

  3. This weekend we can just set them outside and they will freeze in about two seconds! I'm sure Mom has some fun activities and tasty stuff planned for us.

    1. hahaha! yea, I agree!!!
      Can't wait to find out what your doing on Valentines Day!

  4. Those treats look easy enough for me to make! Great idea.

    1. Thanks Mark! If you make them, let me know how your pups like them!

  5. OMD! Those look so easy and yummy! Thanks for sharing!!

    1. They are super easy!!! Your very welcome!

  6. Great idea - love the heart-shaped mold for the treats. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Those treats do look easy and I know the boys would love them! We may walk in a nature reserve that we discovered! ♥

  8. What a great idea....I wish I had a heart shaped mold now! We'll definitely be whipping up some kind of treats this weekend.
    Lots of wags and woofs from the crew at Wag n Woof Pets

    1. Dollar store!!!! Super easy to find, especially this time of year!

  9. We're hoping for lots of love on Valentine's. That's what it's all about.

  10. Glad to see you promoting an inexpensive valentine's day! The treats look wonderful :D

    1. Always! The treats are great! And so easy too :)

  11. Those are easy, cheap and look yummy.


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