May is the month to celebrate your special pet. From the excitement of the Kentucky Derby to the cuteness of baby ducklings, May begins with Save the Rhino Day and closes with Pink Flamingo Day, with several other animal-related holidays and events throughout. Check out this collection of cool must haves that commemorate National Pet Month and all the other special days in May.
Even when you have a limited amount of space, certain living essentials help make life easier. And these pint-size versions of their bigger counterparts are perfect for those with cozy living quarters.
Along with helping out around the house, most of these picks are budget-friendly and cute in any decor. Click through for a collection of the cutest mini essentials for your small living space.
Just about everywhere you turn there's a silly animal meme: advice animals, grumpy cats, and puns galore. These cute pictures of pets with commentary are shared like crazy on Instagram. From dogs who can't wait to make breakfast to cats telling it like it is, we've gathered 12 of the silliest snort-out-loud pet memes that guarantee a good laugh.
Don't toss those lemon and orange peels, ends of fresh herbs, or last bits of whole aromatic seasonings! Instead, use them to make sweetly scented homemade fragrance stick diffusers that will freshen your house. And upcycling a simple glass bottle works wonderfully — especially one with a pour spout. With bamboo skewers from your local grocery store, the finished stick diffuser looks chic while wafting a gentle scent. And this cute and easy DIY would also make an awesome gift.
From Lil Bub hitting the Tribeca Film Festival to Justin Bieber hanging with his pet monkey, we've rounded up our favorite pictures of celebrities and animals from the month of April. It seems the theme of the month was enjoying some serious downtime with furry friends. Click through for a collection of snaps sharing sweet moments between celebrities and their favorite animals.
Don't get between this cat and her beloved vacuum cleaner! Instead of running from the loud cleaning machine, this cute kitty embraces to the attachment, lavishing it with lots of licks — and even a few kisses. Click to watch this adorable and silly pet video of the day.
We've already shared with you the best budget-friendly Airbnb locations, which makes this collection of budget-busting luxury destinations the perfect thing for a bit of daydreaming. From medieval castles to private villas, these Airbnb houses are high-priced and seriously stunning. Click through for a collection of dreamy venues all cashing in at over $3,000. But be warned — some may leave you ready to bust your wedding budget.
Keep your pup in great shape with these healthy low-fat dog biscuits, which are easier than you think to make. Instead of heading to the store for artisan treats, you can toss these together with simple organic ingredients that only cost a couple of bucks. Plus, you can easily tailor the biscuits to your pup's taste.
Free of sugar, oils, additives, and preservatives, these munchies are just the right thing to keep your loyal friend happy, healthy, and begging for more. Rather than using peanut butter as a base, these healthy low-fat dog biscuits are made with organic pumpkin puree and fresh spinach. Pumpkin is beneficial to your pup's digestive health, full of antioxidants, and aids in keeping your dog at his ideal weight. And spinach is packed with vitamins and iron.
Start saving your bottle caps for making these sweet wedding favors, which also double as seat assignments! Along with being wonderfully budget-friendly, these adorable favors are perfect for decorating small spaces after your big day. Made from mini terra cotta pots and sedums, these favors come together in no time with the help of your bridal party.
Spring-cleaning wouldn't be complete without giving your mattress some serious attention. Along with refreshing your bed, this easy cleaning DIY ensures a better night's sleep. No need for harsh chemicals or expensive concoctions — all you need is a box of baking soda for this cleaner. The addition of essential oil gently scents your bed, helping to soothe and lull you to sleep.
April is National Frog Month, dedicated to the loved (or loathed) amphibian. In honor of all things frog, we've rounded up a collection of adorable frog pictures paired with cool facts that might surprise you. Considered one of the oldest amphibians on the planet, frogs have inspired artists, writers, scientists, and dancers for years. Click through to learn more and celebrate the unique characteristics of frogs.
Celebrate Earth Day by picking up one of these eco-friendly pet essentials for your furry friend. From green cat litter to soft and cuddly all-natural pet mats, these products are made with the Earth and your pet in mind. Click through for a collection of 10 eco-friendly pet essentials that will make your life easier and are sure to become your furry friend's new favorites.
We love silly pet videos, and this chatty pup wins our hearts as he pleads his case for a pet kitty. This incredibly expressive dog, combined with some clever voice-over work, stars in a video that makes you wonder if dogs can really talk. Plus, the silly short encourages pet lovers to adopt a furry friend from their local animal shelter or pet store, which makes this pet video of the day even sweeter.
Instead of reaching for bleach the next time you see a bit of mold lurking in your kitchen or bathroom, make this easy and budget-friendly clove oil mold killer. Known for its antiseptic properties, clove oil inhibits mold by attacking and killing the mold spores. Safe for use in small or large spaces, this easy recipe works wonderfully at keeping pesky mold away while naturally scenting and cleaning your home.
Instead of tossing your beautiful bouquet on your wedding day, or paying extra for a second arrangement, make your own toss bouquet from newspapers. Along with being a fun way to upcycle your favorite daily read, this DIY only costs a few dollars to make. Get out your trusty glue gun, enlist your bridal party for help, and you are on your way to a special arrangement for tossing to a future lucky lady. Personalize the cute bouquet by using pages from the paper that represent the bride, like the comics, crossword puzzles, or restaurant reviews and recipes.
While selecting the perfect wedding dress, pick up a mini formal or tiny tux for your furry friend. From flouncy kitty gowns made from colorful tulle to smart tuxes for proud pups, we've found a collection of adorable wedding duds made just for pets. And, let's be honest: pictures of pets in formal wear are seriously sweet. Click through to find the perfect little bridesmaid or groomsman outfit for your furry friend and a few ideas for how to include pets in a memorable way on your special day.
Get a head start on your Summer vacation plans, and book a trip to Central America. Boasting some of the most stunning beaches and lush rainforests, traveling in Central America can also be budget-friendly because of the low cost of living. We've rounded up a collection of cool cities and awesome sights to lure you south of the boarder for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.
If your laundry is a bit dingy, then brighten things up with homemade eco-friendly dry laundry booster. Instead of paying for commercial brands, you can easily make your own with basic ingredients found at any grocery store. And once you pick up the basic ingredients, each batch costs pennies to make. Keep your all-natural booster contained in a small jar so it is handy — and seriously potent — when you're doing laundry.
There's nothing cuter than a few kitty sneezes, but when those achoos stick around, they may be a sign of an underlying issue. We reached out to an expert, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Eva Radke of the East San Rafael Veterinary Clinic, to learn more about what to do when your cat has a case of the sniffles. Along with giving your cat lots of snuggles and extra attention, there are a few other things to take into consideration when your cat can't stop sneezing. Click through for Dr. Radke's helpful answers and insights.
When there's a mess, instead of reaching for expensive cleaning wipes, make your own for less than a dollar. With the help of vinegar and liquid dish soap, your counters will sparkle without the use of harsh chemicals. And you'll love how this easy DIY can be made over and over with the help of a repurposed coffee canister. Made from all-natural ingredients that power through any mess, adding a few sprinkles of your favorite essential oil personalizes these eco-friendly cleaning wipes.