Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Bingo The Guinea Pig on Elf on the Shelf

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This is a "guest post" from Bingo the guinea pig "wrote" back in .

Hi.  I'm Bingo the guinea pig and I asked if I could do a guest post on my momma's blog.
My momma gout out the Christmas decorations this week.  Because there are no children here, only guinea pigs, we don't participate in that Elf On the Shelf phenomenon.  I sure am glad, too.  I mean have you ever looked up close at an elf?  Really?  Have you?

Friday, June 17, 2016

Guinea Pig Book review: A Reel Cool Summer

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A Reel Cool Summer by Martha Rodriguez. 

The illustrations in this book are great. They are very rich, interesting, and full of color. 

It's a cute story of two brothers and their sister who use an old video camera to make a movie. After all, it's a super hot day and they are bored. It's a day that is like lava and the mall! Their guinea pigs star as aliens in this story.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Why you Should NOT give a Guinea Pig as a Gift.

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Please note, I have had over eleven guinea pigs.  I love guinea pigs, but they aren't the right pet for everyone.  Here are some things to consider.

Guinea pigs are often seen as "Starter Pets" but I have actually recommended people get a dog instead of a guinea pig.

Some of the things to take into consideration:  They are fragile animals and can be dropped by small hands quite easily.  They are heavier at their head, and I've heard of more than one guinea pig falling to its death because it landed head first.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Making a Large Inexpensive Guinea Pig Cage

I often see people asking about a cheap cage for guinea pigs.  I made mine for under $25 (and since this photo was taken I've expanded it to almost twice the size in this photo and used leftover materials.)  Store bought cages are almost always twice this expensive.

Store-bought cages don't give guinea pigs enough room.  (Guineas need anywhere from 4 square feet to 7 square feet PER PIG so I know my cage still is on the border of small, and it's twice what you see in this photo.)

Monday, May 30, 2016

Media Kit for Guinea Pigs Rule

Hello!  I'm Jenn, the human behind Guinea Pigs Rule.  I've been blogging since 2009 at Books, Bargains, Blessings and decided after all this time, I needed to start a blog that is dedicated to only guinea pigs and guinea pig related content, ideas, products, stories, and more.  If it's cavy related, it belongs here.

On my other blog I have done sponsored posts and reviews for years.  I invite you to contact me at the above address with any questions.  I always have a large number of people who enter my giveaways as I spend a lot of time promoting them.

Available opportunities at Guinea Pigs Rule and Books Bargains Blessings include but are not limited to brand ambassadorship, sponsored posts, running a giveaway, writing reviews, advertising, conference / event sponsorship, or if you have something else in mind, let me know and we'll see what we can work out.

As of June 2016 here are my social media stats:

7100 Twitter Followers
2371 Facebook Friends
1800 Pinterest Followers on Guinea Pigs Rule Board
580 Followers on Guinea Pigs Rule Facebook Page
777 Instagram Followers
62 Klout Score

Companies I have worked with on my other bog include Reed & Barton, Purex, Gorton's Fish, Random House, Campus Book Rentals, and U.S. Cellular.