Homemade Chicken, Broccoli, & Rice Casserole + Mina’s Adoption Story

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Did you know that October is National Pet Adoption Month?  As an animal lover and pet parent,  I’m celebrating this event today with a delicious family recipe inspired by Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® cat food, and I’ll also be sharing my own pet adoption story, plus a sweepstakes and information on how you can help shelter animals this month through Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Furever Home™, an organization Helping Shelter Pets Find The Home They Deserve.

Let’s start with the sweepstakes!  During the month of October, you can enter to win a grand prize of $25,000 and a one-year supply of Nutrish® dry dog food or one year worth of Nutrish® dry cat or one of three first prizes of $5,000 and a one-year supply of Nutrish® dry dog food or one year worth of Nutrish® dry cat. For more information on contest rules and how to enter, check out the sweepstakes page.

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Hill’s Youthful Vitality for Kitty #AwesomeAsEver

 Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hill’s® Science Diet® and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the new Hill’s® Science Diet® Youthful Vitality pet food for cats and dogs over the age of 7, but Simply Sweet Home only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article.

If you are a regular visit to my blog, then you know that the Simply Sweet Home dog and cats play a huge role in my life.  I love them like children, and I try to do everything I can to make sure they are healthy and happy.  One way I do that is by feeding them good food like Hill’s® Science Diet®.

Rebel Cat

Rebel is my oldest cat.  He just celebrated his ninth birthday! (Happy Birthday Rebel!)  According to the age calculator I found on the Hill’s® Science Diet® website, this makes Rebel 52 years old in human years.

As an older cat, Rebel spends a lot more time lounging and napping than he did in his younger days, and he certainly isn’t the ball of energy our kitten Mina is.  But he still gets around well and has a very happy disposition.  Recently I started feeding Rebel Hill’s® Science Diet® Youthful Vitality.  The food is formulated to give complete nutrition to cats ages 7 and up.  The company also has a similar product for 7+ dogs and 7+ small/toy dogs. [Read more…]

Fun with Friskies Pull ‘n Play #MostPlayfulCat

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Purina®. The opinions and text are all mine.


As you know, my dog and cats aren’t just pets, they are members of the family and the Simply Sweet Home team.  If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that we recently added a new member to the family, a little black and white kitten named Mina.  Today I’m excited to let Mina make her blogging debut and do her first product review and feature.  Together she and I will be telling you about a product that every toy and treat loving cat should have: the Friskies® Pull ‘n Play. [Read more…]

Easy DIY Cat Toys & Tidy Cats Lightweight

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Easy DIY Cat Toys and Tidy Cats

If you follow my blog and my Instagram account, you will quickly become familiar with the Simply Sweet Home cats!  My kitty cats love being the center of attention, and they always welcome the opportunity to star in my latest post, give their opinions on products, and more!  Today we’re going to take a closer look at the cat stars of Simply Sweet Home, and I’ll be sharing how we give our cats the star treatment with great pet products from Kroger, and DIY Cat Toys! [Read more…]

DIY Cat Scratcher Tutorial + Cat’s Pride® Fresh & Light Ultimate Care®

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DIY Cat Scratcher Tutorial and Cats Pride

Today we have another fun post starring the Simply Sweet Home Cats! Yay!  Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE my baby cats and would do anything for them.  And I have to say, I think I’m very lucky to have a couple of really good-natured and well behaved cats!  But like all relationships, a relationship between a cat mommy and her cats can get quite interesting!  For example, my sweet Sugar cat likes to cuddle, but only on her terms, and she will give you a very small love bite when she’s ready to stop.  Meanwhile, Rebels love to lounge around, and he often chooses to make clothing, backpacks, purses, and anything that’s new his bed (and every now & then he likes to scratch on things)! [Read more…]

Helping My Cats Live Well with Purina Muse® Natural Cat Food

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Helping My Cats Live Well with Purina Muse

Everyone who knows me, knows how much I LOVE my furbabies.  They definitely make my simply sweet home a LOT sweeter, and because they bring so much joy to MY life, I try my best to make sure they have a good life.  One way I do this is my making sure they have delicious and nutritious foods and treats, and then I also make sure they are always comfortable and happy in our home.

First let’s talk cat food. Recently I bought some Purina Muse® Natural Cat Food for Rebel and Sugar. When I learned about the Muse® line, I was happy to try it, because the products are made with natural ingredients; that is to say, that all recipes are made with real fish or poultry, are grain free, and the products contain no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives.

With Muse you don’t have to choose between natural nutrition and food that tastes great. Your cat can have both when you choose Muse.

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Treating My Cats with True Science

Disclosure: Today’s post comes to you in partnership with True Science. I received products and compensation to facilitate this content. The opinions are my own. True Science Treats and Flea Medicine

If you follow me on Instagram you would quickly become acquainted with my furbabies…..Rebel & Sugar (the Simply Sweet Home cats)  and Shadow (the Simply Sweet Home dog).  They are very much the center of the universe around here.  It’s been a while since they’ve been featured here on the blog, so I will reintroduce them in a bit.  But first I have some exciting news!  I was recently chosen as a True Science Ambassador!  They are a new company offering the very best in pet care products from food and treats to medicine!  And I’m so excited to share their products with my furbabies, and you, my readers! [Read more…]

Tidy Cats 4-in-1 Review

Tidy Cats 4 in 1

If you read my blog regularly, you know I’m “all about my kitty babies.” As a cat mommy, one of the biggest challenges I have to deal with is litter box scooping and eliminating unpleasant litter smells.  For this, I rely on Tidy Cats.  In the past I’ve written about their various products I’ve tried, and today I’m here to talk about their latest.  It is Tidy Cats 4-in-1. [Read more…]

5 Ways to Show Your Cats You Care with Fancy Feast and Litter Genie

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5 Ways to Show Cats You Care

When I’m not blogging, I am a full time Cat Mommy and part time member of the Cat Paparazzi!  Anyone who knows me knows I’m in love with my cats, and they pretty much run the show here!  For those of you aren’t familiar with the Simply Sweet Home cats, let me introduce you! [Read more…]

Fresh Step LightWeight Review & Giveaway

Fresh Step Giveaway

One of the latest products on the market for “cat parents” is lightweight litter.   It is an idea that is long overdue.  As a cat mommy, I like to get the best deal possible on litter, and that usually comes from buying the bigger packages, but it can be murder on your back, so I usually have to choose savings or convenience.  But now the lightweight litter option gives me another choice!  Fresh Step now has a LightWeight litter formula, and we recently tried that in our home.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with my resident kitty cat product testers, here they are: [Read more…]