Penny’s Tips Volume 55

Hi everyone! I am back with more money saving holiday tips for you.

Once again I am forced to dress the part.

I need to give a shout out to Rene at It’s All About the Cats for reminding me of Retail Me Not. It is a great website to get coupon codes for pretty much anything.Mom downloaded two other sites into her computer that automatically search for codes every time she buys something online ( which is a lot). She uses Wikibuy and Honey. Before you pay for your order, they quickly test coupon codes to get you the best deal. Mom never buys anything without a coupon.

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Happy Tuesday Blog Hop. We are also joining the Pet Photo Fails blog hop hosted by Melissa and Miss Mudpie in memory of Roby Sweet.

I happily provided a fail.

And Emmy did too.



Hi everyone! Thank you for all the kind words you left on my blog and Facebook page for the loss of KaTwo. We miss her very much. I am back blogging, but I don’t know for how long because now Millie is getting sicker. He now has several mast cell tumors all over his body. I know cats only live for a short time compared to us, but it really stinks when they all get sick so close together. There is no time to heal our hearts in between. I will try to stay positive though. I am hoping predinisolone can help him.

Last Sunday, a mere 12 hours after KaTwo left us ,I got a phone call about a cat. The same lady that brought me Trouble caught another stray and needed a warm place for her until she could get fixed. I believe everything happens for a reason so I think this sweet girl is meant to be mine even though my hubby immediately reminded me that we don’t need anymore cats. I know that and I am not trying to replace KaTwo, but there is some reason she ended up with me.

I am bringing her to get fixed hopefully this week ( weather permitting) and FELV/FIV tested. If she is healthy and gets along with other cats then she will have a forever home here. She lets me pick her up and purrs her little head off. Any name suggestions?

Hi everyone! We are joining Comedy Plus’ Awww….Mondays.

Penny will be here tomorrow with more money saving tips for the holidays.


Friendly Fill-Ins Week 184

Hi everyone! Time for the Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section. Thank you to all who participate. Don’t forget to add your link to the hop so everyone can visit you.

1. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into _____________________ on Thanksgiving.

2. I will pass on ___________________ on Thanksgiving.

3. I wish _________ was served at holiday gatherings.

4. I will always be thankful for _________.
My answers:
1. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into the appetizers on Thanksgiving. They are my favorite part of the meal-cheeseball and crackers, spinach dip.
2. I will pass on the turnip on Thanksgiving.
3. I wish pizza was served at holiday gatherings. I would prefer that to a turkey meal.
I will always be thankful for my mom. hubby, niece and her kids and my kitties. Also thankful for all who read my silly little blog.
We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.

More flashbacks from 2015-
My Angel Spooky as an Indian
My Angel Stinky as a pilgrim
I am still having trouble adding the code so please visit my co-host to add your link.

Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone! We are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

First off, I am thankful to have my blog back. I updated a plug-in on wordpress and lost everything. Has that happened to any of you? Being that I don’t know how to do technical things, I had to pay GoDaddy $80 to fix it. It was worth it though to have everything back.Plus I can have 2 more problems within a month included in the price.

Penny is thankful that her friend Amarula ( a fellow tortie) and family at Hairballs and Hissy Fits sent her a Canadian penny. They are no longer in circulation and are hard to come by. They also sent some treats and nip which Penny (reluctantly) shared with her siblings.

And Prancie and I are thankful that her book is being reviewed today on Christmas Tree  Lane ( being that it is Christmas themed). It is a wonderful blog of all things Christmas.

Here are the Friendly Fill-Ins for tomorrow. I came up with the first two and my co-host, Lorianne of Four-Legged Furballs came up with second two.

1. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into _____________________ on Thanksgiving.

2. I will pass on ___________________ on Thanksgiving.

3. I wish _________ was served at holiday gatherings

4. I will always be thankful for _________.

Penny’s Tips Volume 54

Hi everyone! I am continuing my series of tips to help you save money this holiday season.

 Mom said I should dress the part.

My tip for you today is to take advantage of free shipping. Amazon prime offers a free trial  so why not try it now and do ll your shopping while you have it.

Many stores also offer free shipping with no minimum at this time of year. If you have to send gifts to friends or family that live far away you should use this to your advantage. Have gifts sent directly from the store. No one will care that they are not wrapped, they still have the box to open.

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.

Don’t forget to visit Winnie’s Wish Auction- new stuff is added often.

I have lots more tips- see you next week.

Advent Calendar for Cats

This week, I am joining Create with Joy’s Inspire me Monday and Comedy Plus’ Awww…. Mondays. I know several of you already scored the Advent Calendar for Cats at Trader Joe’s. I was lucky to get one the other day too. It is for Prancie

At $5.99/each, I can’t get one for all my cats. I figure she puts up with fluids twice a day and all her meds, she deserves it the most.

Don’t worry, the other eleven kitties will not be excluded. I still have the Advent Calendar I made for them back in 2014.

Here is a refresher on how to make one for your kitties. All you need is a mini muffin pan with 24 spaces, scrapbook paper and a bag of treats.

Just cut out 24 circles ( hubby cut them for me). Then number them 1-24, add treats to each space and cover them. Then hide it from the kitties or they will eat them all on day 1.

Penny will be here tomorrow with another money saving tip for the holidays.




Caturday Saturday

We are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop and The Pet Parade.

Our friend Stunning Keisha reminded us that today is Tuxie Appreciation Day so here is some art of my tuxie, Emmy.

We told you about Winnie’s Wish Auction earlier in the week. Andrea has added many more items, including books donated by our friends Feline O’Pines and a catnip mat that I made.

And here is a puzzle of Emmy’s art: