Sunday, 24 November 2019

Preparations. . . .

CatonmyheadHello, and welcome to The Sunday Selfies!

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     A link to last week's story about the Decorating Cat can be found HERE.

     If you want to see some of my, or rather Mrs H's foot first Friday Foto failures, then click the link HERE.
     This week I have been making plans for Christmas . . . .
     Yes, December is almost upon us, and this week I have started to get some practice in for the big occasion, aka Christmouse Time, and my birthday, which is on the same day.

     It is a very busy time for us at the palace, what with hosting two important events: the Church Mouse Benevolent Fund Christmas Carol Concert, and the village Christmas Tree Decoration Dressing and Undressing Competition. It is also a time of year when we throw open the palace doors and let the poor in to savour the warmth of our fireside, a hot cup of chocolate (cold if Mrs H forgets to pay the electric bill again like she did last year), share roasted mouse mallows (shape of and not real ones), and share a gift or two.

     All this does take its toll on Mrs H and me, who do like things quiet. So to make sure we are the peak and pinnacle of our performance, we spend a lot of time practicing speed napping, which we will build up to mid-size naps by mid-December. Come Boxing Day, we will be ready for a super long nap, which, if I can work it for me at least, will see us through into January the second.

     So, if you don't get to see much of us over the Christmouse and my birthday season, you can rest assured that we are both slaving away in one fashion or another. However, any smells of Brussels sprouts that may waft across the land and oceans are definitely NOT coming from us, MOL.





     NEXT FRIDAY is the last Friday of the month, and thus is November Photo Fails day!  Join Melissa's Mochas Mysteries and Meows as she hosts this extravaganza of Photographic Mayhem and Mishap. In fact please do join us with your own mistakes mishaps and misaligned magical moments captured on celluloid and digital film.

     Thank you for visiting us this week. If you have any seasonal Thanksgiving, pre-Christmouse and birthday preparation and decorating tips of your own that you would like to share, please leave them in the comments below.

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26 comments:

  1. Christmas AGAIN!?!?!?! It's only just BEEN.

    Good grief!!!!

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    1. It seems it should be at least two years apart, MOL
      Purrs
      ERin

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  2. It's birthday season here too - furst Bowie's momma and now my momma's!

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    1. Oooh! That must mean lots and lots of bacon and all manner of nice things. I hope, as is the cat way of things, you got a present too ;)
      Purrs
      ERin

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  3. Chrissymouse sounds like it's going to be a furry busy time for you. Hope you at least get some super delish noms out of it as a reward for your labours.

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    1. I hope so too, but you know what it's like – one wiff of a Brussels sprout and I get put off the whole thing, MOL
      Purrs
      ERin

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  4. You sure look snuggy cute sweet Princess!

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  5. I am sure you will have perfected your super long nap by Boxing day if not earlier.

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    1. Welll that is the aim. If not, I will try to start earlier next year, MOL
      Purrs
      ERin

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  6. How do Christmas, Boxing Day, and your birthday (and mine!) always come around again so quickly, Erin? Big hugs to you and Mrs. H.! XO

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    1. Thanks, and to you too. It is the shorter months we seem to have, or inflation, MOL.
      Purrs
      ERin

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  7. Have fun this season Princess, and don't work too hard, take some time to enjoy too!

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    1. Thanks, we will try to squeeze some quality naps in too.
      Purrs
      ERin

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  8. You sure have a lot of things going on Erin! We hope your upcoming birthday is spectacular.

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    1. Nice and quiet I hope. We don't do noise, well not unless it's the sound of food, MOL
      Purrs
      ERin

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  9. I love to see a cat curled up like a little snail ! Rosie loves to sleep like that with her nose under her tail !

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    1. A classic pose for sure. I often have a paw over my eyes if it's sunny or the lights on.
      Purrs
      ERin

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  10. That sure is a cozy-looking selfie! Sounds like you'd better start getting rested up too!

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    1. Oh I am, and if I have to forego some work then that is just how it will need to be ;)
      Purrs
      ERin

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  11. ERin, ya bee lookin gorgeouz az all wayz....N heerz a handee tip frum de land oh trout; sted oh orn a mintz on de tree; hang fresh perch, bloo gil N trout...makez de room smell delish and de fish make a handee snax ....24.7.366 !!!! :) ♥♥

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    1. Now that sounds like a fun way of doing it. Tell me, do you know a good way to keep mice ON the tree in the run up to Christmouse day? (asking for a friend ;) )
      Purrs
      ERin

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  12. That's a super nice photo of you, Princess Erin!

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  13. They say Christmas is the "most wonderful time of the year" but we think it's the "most busiest time of the year."

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    1. And it seems to come around far too quick too – or are they making the months shorter?
      Purrs
      ERin

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