Penny’s Tips Volume 25

HI everyone! I will let Penny give her tip in a minute. Today is the one year anniversary of Phoebe leaving us. We miss her every day, the house just isn’t the same without her. Her little harness dress still hangs on the hook by the door like Tiny Tim’s crutch.

I have been saving this story for today. Last year, when I kept bringing Phoebe to the vet for fluids and checkups, her vet was expecting a baby. Guess what she named her daughter? When I was there a few months ago she told me that when I kept coming in with Phoebe it struck her that should be her baby’s name.

Now time for Penny’s tip-

Hi everyone! Mom paid me in silvervine so excuse my pose, she caught me rolling in it.

My tip is if you don’t have a ruler, you can use pennies to measure. There are 16 pennies in one foot ( each one has a diameter of .75″ ).

Do you like Mom’s ruler? It is a Peanuts one that she has had since she was a kid.

Tomorrow we will be participating in Madi’s Come Laugh With Us Blog Hop.

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.

Don’t forget you have until 9 PM (EST) Tuesday to enter to win a copy of Prancie’s Prayer. Rules are on Sunday’s post.

Thank you to all who have helped promote by sharing, purchasing, reviewing and for all your kind comments of support.

Sunday Selfies with Gremmie

Hi everyone! We are joining The Cat on My Head’s Sunday Selfie Blog Hop. Joanie thanks you all for giving her some ideas to protect Grammie’s early when he skateboards.

The bowl is too small.The socks were too big.

And the bubble wrap is just right.

Last Sunday, we said we were going to start a giveaway for our book and then we forgot to do it. So here it is: To enter just say “count me in ” in the comment section of today’s post. The giveaway will close Tuesday at 9PM (EST) and we will announce the winner on Wednesday’s post. It is open to everyone. If you live in a country that requires you prove a skill to enter like Canada. Then please tell us the answer to  1 +1=

And thank you to all who have purchased our book. And to all that have written reviews on Amazon. I appreciate your help immensely.

 

 

Go On, Girl

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Awww….Mondays and Book Date’s It’s Monday! What Are YOU Reading?

*Disclaimer: I received a Kindle copy of Go On, Girl! by Hilary Grossman in exchange for a fair review.

I have enjoyed all three of Hilary’s other books and this one did not disappoint. If you like the television show, American Housewife then you will love this. Despite being fiction, this book really made me think that perhaps I am too judgemental. Just because someone appears a certain way, doesn’t mean they are that way.

Here is Hilary’s description of the book:

Executive, wife, and mother of an outgoing first-grader, Sydney Clayton crushes her day-to-day obligations at work but flounders in the cutthroat world of parental politics.

She manages to avoid the local drama until she’s faced with an ultimatum: join the Forest River PTA or risk her daughter becoming a social outcast. Sydney reluctantly becomes treasurer, and takes the recently vacated position of the president’s sidekick. If protecting the children’s freedom of speech, one best friend ban at a time, isn’t complicated enough, Sydney and her husband receive an unexpected offer for their house they don’t think they can refuse.

Embroiled in the deception and manipulation rife among the elementary school moms, Sydney struggles. Should she sell the home she worked so hard to build in a town where betrayal runs rampant? Or should she stay put to avoid the fallout from uprooting her child? As Sydney focuses on what is best for her daughter, and lets go of her judgments, she finds friendship can develop in very unexpected ways.

Warm, witty, and wise, Go On, Girl dramatizes the dilemmas of life in the suburbs and the bonds shared by women. Perfect for fans of Class Mom and I Don’t Know How She Does It.

Until 9/16, you can purchase Go On, Girl! for only 99 cents, after that time it will be $3.99. Click here for the Amazon link You can also get her last book, Plan Bea for free.

By day, Hilary Grossman works in the booze biz. By night she hangs out with her “characters.” She has an unhealthy addiction to denim and high heel shoes. She’s been known to walk into walls and fall up stairs. She only eats spicy foods and is obsessed with her cat, Lucy. She loves to find humor in everyday life. She likens life to a game of dodge ball – she tries to keep many balls in the air before they smack her in the face. She lives on Long Island.

To find out more of what Hilary is up to check out her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HilaryGrossmanAuthor or find her on Twitter https://twitter.com/feelingbeachie

And there’s more. Hilary is also having a giveaway for a Google Home mini. Here is the rafflecopter link:
Joanie wants to know if she is Aww..worthy?

 

Cat It All Review and Giveaway

Hi everyone!  This is a wordy Wednesday. We have some fun products to tell you about today along with a giveaway for one of them.

*Disclaimer -we received 4 items from CatItAll in exchange for a fair review. All opinions are our own.

CatItAll.com is an online store that has everything you can think of for your cat as well as cat themed items for you too. They have toys, grooming products, carriers and more for your kitty. And for you they have jewelry, posters and so much more. Their prices are great and everything includes free shipping.

The interactive rotating butterfly toy was a big hit. It is only $8.15 and ships for free. To order your own, click here.

Did you know you can massage a cat? I was not sure about this item ,but it is a cat massage roller. .

Sammy loves it. There is a cute video from catitall’s website that shows another cat enjoying it as well. To see it, click here.

We also got some catnip sticks and balls with bells. I only let them use those items with supervision.

Now for the giveaway part, sorry, they only ship to the US, but if you are not from the US, you can still enter. If you win, you can choose a friend in the US. All you need to do to enter is comment on today’s post. You have until Saturday night, 9PM (EST) to enter. We will announce the winner on Sunday.

We are joining XMAS Dolly’s Show Off Tuesday Blog Hop. It is a blog hop for giveaways, you should check it out.

Comedy Plus’ Wordless Wednesday

Create with Joy Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Hi everyone! We are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop and Rascal and Rocco’s Pet Parade.

Phoebe’s favorite day of the year was Cinco de Mayo. Her Dad always gave her $5 for pole dancing and for the past few years, Grammie did too. Last year I knew in my heart it would be her last Cinco de Mayo, but I didn’t want to believe it. I used Lunapic to add a frame to her photo from last year.

Here are links to her past Cinco de Mayo celebrations:

2015

2016

2017

If you haven’t already entered our giveaway for The A-Z toys, be sure to visit yesterday’s post and leave a comment on your favorite. Giveaway closes at 9 PM (EST) winners will be announced on Sunday’s post.

The A-Z Giveaway

Hi everyone! We are joining Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus, Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and XMAS Dolly’s Show Off Tuesday which features many giveaways, you should check it out.

Avocado, baseball, coal, Dr. Seuss hat, eyeball, fish, ghost, hedgehog, icicle, jalapeno, kippa, lemon and minion.

necktie, ornament, peanut, Q-tip, raspberry beret, golden snitch, toast, urchin, vase, worm, xeranthemum, yellow submarine and zero, the dog from Nightmare Before Christmas.

I am not sure if I will divide the 2 prizes like this or do every other letter. To enter the giveaway, just tell me in the comments which one of these is your favorite. The giveaway will close on Saturday at 9 PM ( EST) and the winners will be announced on Sunday’s post. These are pretty light for shipping so the giveaway is open to all.

Trouble is bright-eyed and bushy tailed.

Penny’s Tips Volume 13

Hi everyone! I have an unusual tip, more of a question actually. Mom made these book vases and she thinks they look to plain. I suggested she decorate them with pennies, but she doesn’t want to.

Any better suggestions of how to perk them up?

Millie is modeling Mom’s A-Z Challenge , C creation- coal , she makes these for naughty kitties at Christmas.

Don’t forget to comment on yesterday’s post to enter the giveaway for this catnip mat and socks ( Joanie is not included). Giveaway closes at 10 PM ( EST) April 3rd.

 

 

Valentine’s Toys for Your Cat and a Giveaway!

Hi everyone! Poor Penny doesn’t get to give her tip today, but we are having a giveaway.

First off, I wanted to show you a deal I found at Michael’s Craft store.

  These were regularly $4.99, but were 40% off. There are 12 small felt hearts and 3 larger ones. They seem to be as well made as ones I have seen for cats. I am going to pull the small letters off the larger ones for safety though. I sprayed them with catnip spray and now I have 15 cat toys.

Joanie is here to display the items on our Valentine’s giveaway. A catnip mat, 3 nip knot toys and 3 of the felt hearts. We are also including an adorable little spoon that looks like a cat and hangs on the edge of your mug. To enter, just comment on this post before 9PM EST on Wednesday. Prancie will announce the winner on Thursday. It is open to everyone. Joanie is not included 🙂

 

 

Letters to Santa-Part 2

Hi everyone! Today we have 4 more letters to Santa. First, I want to tell you about my Grumpy giveaway. You can win a Grumpy Cat book, a stuffed Grumpy Cat wearing a Santa hat and 5 Grumpy notecards. I will make sure mom adds some crocheted toys too. Just comment on today’s post before 9PM (EST) Wednesday, I will announce the winner on Thursday. This giveaway is open to everyone!

And now on to our letters.

Sammy wrote: Dear Santa, You may have heard I was mean to Brody- that is an alternative fact. Love, Sammy”Penny wrote, ” I would like a new box, maybe put a plastic liner in it because I know I will pee in it. Love, Penny XOXO”KaTwo wrote: ” I want one of those fidget spinners like kids get. XO KaTwo”

Tallulah wrote: ” I don’t want to be a copycat, but I want a fidget spinner too!  Love, Tallulah”

We are joining The Cat on my Head’s Sunday Selfie Blog Hop.

Thanksgiving Giveaway-2

Hi everyone! Today we have a great Etsy store to tell you about that sent us some mugs including one to giveaway.

*Disclosure: We received 3 mugs ( 2 for us, 1 to giveaway) in exchange for a fair review. All opinions are our own.

DesignsbySunnySide has something for everyone on your gift list. They have a wide selection of mugs and shirts and will even make custom designs for you like the mug with my 15andmeowing logo. Joanie is planning to give the Real Men Love Cats to her dad for Christmas.

And for our giveaway, we have one that says “good days start with coffee and purrs!”

The other side has adorable white paw prints. To enter the giveaway, just leave a comment, we will announce the winner on Saturday so you have until 9PM (EST) on Friday to enter. I am sorry I can only afford to ship in the US and Canada. You can still enter though if you do not live on one of those places and if you win, you can pick a friend to have the prize. We will also add in some crocheted catnip toys.

Right now everything in the store is on sale so why not start your Christmas shopping- click here