Monday, August 30, 2021

Unboxing August's CatLadyBox

 The theme of August's CatLadyBox was Purrfect's what was inside!

Featured Cat Lady Artist: Kae Hutchens signature illustration line are Kittipuffs, as seen on the card.

Floral Cat Foldable Backpack: The cat toile print on this bag is SO gorgeous!

Treat Dealer T-Shirt: What cat mom can't identify with this? I'm definitely Mudpie's squeezie dealer!

Kitty Sandwich Bags: These bags are seriously too cute to completely use up, but we have opened the box and are currently using one in the bedroom as Mudpie's overnight snack sack.

Cat Lady's Dryer Balls: In all honesty, I've never used a dryer ball before in my life, but the Victorian cat print on the bag is just to die for!

Chilly Kitty Ice Packs: Super cute and functional...what more can you ask for?

Beary Good Buddy Catnip Toy & Delicious Fishes Catnip Wand Toy: Fishy has joined Mudpie's wand toy rotation, and the sweet bear is in her toy stash ready to be bopped at any given moment :) 

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Sunday, August 29, 2021

Sunday Selfie & Belated Fill-Ins

We're joining our friends at The Cat On My Head for the Sunday Selfies blog hop!

And now our weekly answers for the Friendly Fill-Ins challenge, hosted by 15andmeowing and Four-Legged Furballs!

1. I plan to count down the minutes these last few days of August. Good riddance.

2. I am a chronic procrastinator.

3. Concentrating on anything is proving difficult these days. Too much going on in my head.

4. Have I ever told you about the time that I attacked a man at Kmart with a fishing pole? I was a curious kid at the time and reached up to touch the pole. It fell over a hit a man that was standing nearby. I got a pretty dirty look. My mom was hysterical and advised I not try to catch a husband that way.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day 2021 #CaturdayArt

Meows from Mudpie!

We weren't really sure what to do this year for Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. After all, just last month we honored Tara and Truffles on the anniversary of their journey to the Bridge, and last week saw the celebration of what was Truffles' Gotcha Day. 

Since this special day falls on a Saturday this year we thought we would just do something artsy with one of our favorite photos of Truffles. There's not a doubt in our minds that she and Mommy's other angel kitties are watching over us every single day.


This special day was created by Deborah Barnes – author, award winning blogger, and cat advocate in tribute to her cat, Mr. Jazz, who she had to say goodbye to on August 28, 2013. She shared the journey of letting him go in her book, “Purr Prints of the Heart: A Cat’s Tale of Life, Death, and Beyond,” a warm and heartfelt book that is written in the wise and comforting voice of Mr. Jazz himself as he shares his life and death journey to offer guidance and understanding through a cat’s perspective as to why sometimes letting a pet go can be the greatest gift you give them.

A special event page for Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day has been created on Facebook so that people can share blog post links, pictures, poems, favorite memories, etc. 

Visit other artsy kitties at Athena's Caturday Art blog hop!

Friday, August 27, 2021

Short & Sweet #PetPhotoFails

Meows from Mudpie!

Thank you for joining us for this month's edition of the Pet Photo Fails Blog Hop! Dare I hope that September is just days away? We have truly been in the dog days of summer over the past few weeks. If there were cat days of summer we would always have cuddle weather!

My blooper this month is short and sweet...just like me! Mommy and I had just woken up. I was looking all beautiful and adorable and stuff, and of course she wanted a picture, but I wasn't having it. 

No time for pics, Mommy...I've got a busy day ahead of me!

That's my photo fail...let's see yours!

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Monday, August 23, 2021

August Retro Country Rewind #MewsicMovesMe

It's been a couple years since we premiered our mewsic feature "Retro Country Rewind," a look back at favorite songs that hit #1 during that month from 30, 35, 40 plus years ago. This year we're delving into #1 hits from 1971, 1976, 1981, and so on. Let's take a look at August for this freebie week in the Mewsic Moves Me blog hop...

35 Years Ago - 1986, You're the Last Thing I Needed Tonight, John Schneider

This month we're starting with 3 #1 songs from 1986, all of which I adore. 

I am a HUGE John Schneider fan. He has such an incredibly beautiful voice and I wish he had remained in country music. For awhile in the mid '80s he opened shows for Conway. Women must've been passing out in the aisles!

35 Years Ago - 1986, Strong Heart, T.G. Sheppard

35 Years Ago - 1986, Nobody in His Right Mind Would've Left Her, George Strait

45 Years Ago - 1976, Golden Ring, George Jones & Tammy Wynette

55 Years Ago - 1966, Almost Persuaded, David Houston

We hope you enjoyed our picks this month! 
Let us know if you have a favorite...

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Miffed #SundaySelfie

Meows from Mudpie!

This is the look Mommy got when she told me something happened to my squeezie order from Amazon in transit and the package was deemed undeliverable. 

Does that mean some squeezies were destroyed?!?!?! I feel faint just thinking about it.

Obviously we're getting a refund and Mommy has already reordered THREE boxes to replace them, but still...somewhere out there two boxes of squeezies are ruined!!! It's simply horrifying.

We're joining our friends at The Cat On My Head for the Sunday Selfies blog hop!

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Belated Blogoversary #CaturdayArt

Meows from Mudpie!

Many, many thanks to our sweet friends Ann and June at Zoolatry for the darling graphic they created for our 10th blogoversary last weekend! It couldn't possibly be more purrfect!

Visit more artsy kitties at Athena's Caturday Art blog hop!

And now our weekly answers for the Friendly Fill-Ins challenge, hosted by 15andmeowing and Four-Legged Furballs!

Mudpie's answers:

1. I never thought I would have a human wrapped around my paw until I met Mommy.

2. Being ridiculously adorable is the key to getting extra squeezies each day.

Mommy's answers:

3. I’m happy to announce that September is 10 days away. That makes me deliriously happy.

4. The grocery store is like a second home to me. It seems like 4 days out of 5 there's something I need to pick up after work, in addition to my regular shopping for the week on Saturday.

Friday, August 20, 2021

Happy 8th Gotcha Day, Angel Truffles!

Eight years ago today I adopted Truffles. There's no happier day than the day a new fur baby arrives, and I still remember picking her up at Petco, bringing her home and her settling in like she was always meant to be there.

She was so young, we were going to have so much time together...but that wasn't meant to be.

Would I have brought her home that day if I'd known the heartbreak to follow? Without a doubt. In our short two years together she left me with memories that will last a lifetime.

And now I'm glad I didn't know
The way it all would end the way it all would go
Our lives are better left to chance I could have missed the pain
But I'd have had to miss the dance

The Dance, Garth Brooks

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Super Scary Sunday...& Belated 10th Blogoversary

Meows from Mudpie!

Many of the photos you see of me during the summer months are taken in the hall by our side door. It's one of my favorite places to hang out when it's hot. Strangely enough, Tara and Truffles loved it back there too. Must be a crazy tortie thing!

The problem is, when it gets humid the screen door has a tendency to pop open on its own, so Mommy always makes sure to keep the door latched. 

Over the weekend Mommy was cat sitting for our neighbor, and Sunday afternoon she headed over to serve dinner. When she left the house I was napping on my pizza box in the kitchen. Knowing she was only going to be next door for a few minutes and the door hadn't acted up in ages, she didn't lock the inside door behind her.

You know where this is going, right?

She returned home, headed up the driveway, and immediately saw the screen door had popped open. "Oh God," she said out loud. Then a moment later she saw my little eyes peeping out from inside as if I was saying, "I don't think I'm supposed to be able to do this!" 

Needless to say, I was praised uphill and downhill for being such a perfect little angel. (As if I didn't already know this.) She told me most cats would've taken advantage of the situation and gone out on an adventure, but I proved that I must really, really, really love her and never want to leave her.

Here's the truth: just a couple hours before Mommy had ordered a couple boxes of squeezies for me on Amazon. Why would I leave knowing that?!?!?!

Mommy sat down on the couch to finish having her heart attack, and I got on top of her feet and gave her a lecture on being a responsible cat mom! 

We should also mention that Sunday, August 15th, was our 10th blogoversary, but Mommy spaced out and completely forgot! 

That's kind of a biggie, Mommy...

Monday, August 16, 2021

Lost in the Fifties #MewsicMovesMe

It's no secret that next to classic country my favorite music is rock & roll from the 1950s. The challenge of this week's Mewsic Moves Me blog hop is to build a playlist from one decade, so...

Let's take a trip back to the '50s and jive around the jukebox, beginning of course with my one and only...

Last but not least, we lost Elvis 44 years ago today...

We hope you enjoyed our choices this week!
Let us know if you have a favorite.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Caturday Art

Visit more artsy kitties at Athena's Caturday Art blog hop!

And now our weekly answers for the Friendly Fill-Ins challenge, hosted by 15andmeowing and Four-Legged Furballs!

Mommy's answers:

1. I used to love playing Candy Land as a child.

2. Sleeping in on the weekend is a simple pleasure that I really enjoy.

Mudpie's answers:

3. When it gets chilly I cling to Mommy. It feels like I say this every week during the summer, but I miss cuddling with Mommy SO much, and she misses me too! We're suffering from separation anxiety and we live in the same house!

4. Finding toys, beds and blankies laid out just for me on my Gotcha Day was the moment I realized I was HOME.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Mudpie Interviews...Olivia from Patricia Fry's Calico Cat Mystery Series


Olivia proves she’s not just a pretty face. 

Parker Campbell, an investigative reporter, and her calico cat, Olivia, have been summoned to help save a long-standing cat colony site from the grips of eager developers. They arrive on scene to discover that the property has become enshrouded in a most unsettling mystery. The feral cats are digging up personal items belonging to missing persons who vanished years earlier. Was this the site of a mass murder, a cult ritual gone wrong, or an unexplained phenomenon? Parker teams up with Detective Judson Caldwell, who has taken a personal leave to secretly investigate the mystery, and soon learns what drives his obsession with this case.

Olivia, the sweet and sassy calico, struts her stuff in this story. She locates a lost toddler and ends up getting herself arrested. She isn’t about to take this insult lying down, however. She escapes from custody and trashes the police station. Olivia alerts Parker to trouble when they visit her aunt’s home and find that the woman has detained a burglar in a most unusual way. Olivia also finds major clues in the convoluted cat colony mystery, one that promises a glimmer of hope for a long-grieving parent.

Mudpie was very excited to have the opportunity to interview none other than Olivia herself, the feline star of this series. We hope you enjoy meeting her!

Welcome, Olivia! Thank you so much for chatting with me today. Could you start by telling us a little about yourself and how you came to live with Parker?

Chatting is one of my favorite things to do, although Parker (my mom—an investigative reporter) sometimes gets irritated when I chatter too much. She says my meowing distracts her from her article-writing. Oh, she loves to talk to me. That’s how she figures out tough things, by telling her thoughts and ideas to me. She thinks it’s cute when I mew back, but not when she’s writing. Another thing that gets me into trouble is when I hide. Mom-Parker hates it when she can’t find me. Hey, I like to explore and hunker down in new places. Hiding where no one can find me is one of my super powers. I hear her calling for me, but sometimes I’m just not ready to come out. When I am ready, I walk on soft paws to wherever she is. When she turns around and sees me there she almost always jumps. She tells people that I can materialize out of thin air. Nope, it’s just me being clever and cunning and stealth.

How did we get together? Mom-Parker may think she found me, but it’s actually the other way around. I saw her, I liked her, end of story. I think she was actually looking for me that day where I was living with a bunch of other cats. She had seen me briefly and came back later, I think, to find me. She didn’t see me walk right past her (my super power, remember?). I waited where she’d left her backpack hoping she’d take me home. I was tired of living wild with the other cats. Mom-Parker’s backpack smelled nice and it was so comfortable that I fell asleep. When she returned there I was and the rest, as they say, is history.

What's a typical day like for you?

I go almost everywhere with Parker. I think that’s because I’m so helpful. I find things, you see—important things that help to solve crimes and mysteries. I have my own car seat which I like because I can see out the windows. It’s pretty comfortable, but I don’t like being strapped up. I’m a free spirit and I honor that aspect of me every chance I get. I’ve even learned to escape from almost every cage I’ve ever been in.

Parker and I do investigative work. We meet a lot of interesting people and animals. I get to go to restaurants, private homes, office buildings, cat colonies, ranches—everywhere Mom-Parker goes. I help with interviews and surveillance. I’m not very good at stakeouts. I much PURRfer the more active and lively sleuth jobs.

Tell us about Oh! Olivia, the new Calico Cat mystery series you star in.

Oh, this is a good story. I get to help save a very old cat colony. While we are trying to figure out how to help, we discover that the cats have been uncovering clues to a very old mystery. They were digging up personal items belonging to people who had been missing for seven years. Our simple assignment turned into a serious mystery and we teamed up with Detective Judson Caldwell to help solve it. Why was Detective Jud interested in this old case? Because he feared that his daughter was among the missing.

In this story I get arrested. Can you imagine that? A policeman came to my Grandma-Elaine’s house on Christmas Eve and took me away, and that was after I’d found a lost little boy. What was that policeman thinking? I got the last meow, though, when I showed him what a smart and courageous and helpful cat I can be.

As readers will learn in Book One of the Calico Cat Mysteries, Oh! Olivia, I have this knack for leading Mom-Parker to important clues and evidence, which is one reason why she keeps me around. Another reason she keeps me close is because I can find a lot of trouble for myself when no one’s around to entertain me.

You're a tri-colored kitty so I bet you manage to get into your fair share of trouble? 

That’s what they say. I do have fun. I like to go exploring and sometimes that gets me into trouble. That’s what also makes me a hero. In Oh! Olivia I saved two children. How about that? Yes, I can cause some CATastrophes, but I also have a PURRfectly wonderful good side. That’s what being a calico is all about.

Your character is based on a real cat, your author's calico Olivia. What's the scoop on her? How are the two of you alike and different?

Yes, there is a real cat named Olivia, and yes, she’s a lot like me, but the real Olivia doesn’t have quite the opportunity I do to shine and to help and to create fun CATventures. Author Patricia Fry calls the real Olivia her sweet and sassy girl. She calls her sassy pants and she adores her like Mom-Parker adores me. But the worst trouble Patricia’s Olivia gets into is tipping over an occasional flower pot, knocking pictures off the piano, playing in the water bowls, and hiding all of her favorite bouncy balls. Some people consider me the real Olivia on steroids. We do have a few things in common. We’re both PAWSitively beautiful and charming, we both have a wild sense of humor and tons of energy, and we both adore our moms.

Can you give us any clues as to what's next for you and Parker?

Oh my! Book 2, Where’s Olivia, just came out and is it a doozy? Even though the mystery of the missing people was resolved in Book One, Detective Jud is quite convinced that his daughter was not among them. He’s sure she’s alive—maybe not well, but alive. He has requested Mom-Parker’s and my help—well, maybe just Mom-Parker’s help. But when I show him how helpful I can be, he isn’t so grumpy about me tagging along. In the process of helping, I get catnapped twice! Mom-Parker is frantic, but I’m pretty much okay. I’m having some fun CATventures. I got to live like a queen cat with a probably fake witch and I got the opPURRtunity to save Mom-Parker and some of our friends.

What’s on the horizon? I hope more CATventures and Catscapades. Hint: Soon we’ll be summoned to help where cats are going missing under the most mysterious circumstances. That situation really has me worried. I’m sharpening my claws and honing my super-power skills for that worrisome assignment.

Patricia Fry is the author of the 52-book-strong Klepto Cat Mysteries staring Rags, the klepto cat. She launched the Calico Cat Mysteries in 2021 as a tribute to the interesting and clever kitten she adopted in 2020.

All 54 books are published in print and ebook formats. They’re available at Amazon and at these websites:

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

2020 Cat Writers' Association Certificate of Excellence

I know a lot of people got a ton of writing done last year during the pandemic, but that wasn't the case for me. In fact, I had a terrible writing year, mostly due to family stresses that completely zapped my creativity. 

When the time came to choose my entries for the 2020 Cat Writers' Association Communications Contest, I found only one piece of writing to be worthy of consideration. 

Last summer our friends Dawn, Lola, and Lexy at Lola the Rescued Cat's blog asked us to submit Mudpie's story to their Rescue Stories series. We were so honored to be asked and couldn't wait to put paws to keyboard.

We entered Mudpie: She Mended Her Mom's Broken Heart in the Written Article: Feline-Human Bond category, a category I've never entered before but felt was the most fitting...

This category includes pieces that are written to examine and celebrate the joys and challenges of sharing our lives with cats, and pieces that will help cat owners better understand how cats relate to us and how we can share our lives with them in the most satisfying ways. Pieces should include an emotional tie between the human and the cat. Includes but is not limited to: personal-perspective pieces exploring the human-cat relationship, featuring individual cats and their people and how they enhance each other’s lives; profiles of individual cats and their owners and their lives together; memoirs of life with a particular cat or cat family; issues surrounding cat loss: preparing for loss; euthanasia decisions; grief; mourning; etc. If photos and graphics are used, they should enhance the piece and be specific to the topic at hand.

I'm so excited to announce that last week we found out we won a Certificate of Excellence for the article! While I may have only submitted one entry this year, I couldn't be happier that it's for Mudpie's story. My precious little girl deserves to have the spotlight on her for once, even though we found each other under such heartbreaking circumstances.

I can hardly believe that in 5 years I've now won 15 Certificates and 2 Muse Medallions. Never in my wildest dreams did I think such a thing was possible when I joined the CWA back in 2013. Cats are my greatest passion and being recognized for my writing about them is truly a dream come true.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Happy 6th Gotcha Day, Mudpie!!!

Meows from Mudpie!

Six years ago today my life changed forever when Mommy decided I was the kitty to fill the empty hole in her heart that Truffles left behind. We've told this story for the past 5 years on my special day, but it's a real life "fairy tail" and I didn't think you'd mind reading it again. I know that I never get tired of telling it!

It all began 10 days earlier with a series of photos posted on the shelter website. Mommy says she saw my picture and had the same feeling in her heart that she had the first time she saw Truffles. Still, she didn't want to make a hasty decision so she saved my picture to her PC and tablet and kept looking at it over and over. When she finally decided to call the shelter and ask about me it didn't take long for her to decide that I was the one.

She filled out the adoption application, gathered the needed references, and was immediately approved, but then we hit a bit of a snag. The shelter doesn't typically finalize adoptions before the prospective family meets the pet, meaning I couldn't be placed "on hold" (for lack of a better term) and when Mommy spoke to the shelter on Friday afternoon she learned that another lady had just stopped in and was very interested in me! Thankfully the nice shelter volunteer heard the panic in Mommy's voice when she reiterated that she just couldn't come get me until Sunday (they had already agreed to open the shelter just for us!) and said she'd do everything she could to steer the lady's attention to another cat. (People are just drawn to me...what can I say???)

So on a sunny Sunday morning Mommy and my Grandpa made the hour drive to make our union legal and bring me to my forever home.

She had never been to this particular shelter before and thought it was so beautiful. She especially loved the cat quotes on the walls.

She enjoyed spending a little time with Thomas, the shelter mascot, but her heart was pounding with anticipation to meet *me*!!!

There was a cute little tortie in the front holding room, and at first Mommy thought it was me! Then she was told that I was sequestered in the shelter director's office because I don't play well with others. Tattle tails!!!

As soon as Mommy saw me it was all over...I held her heart in my paws!

In no time at all the paperwork was complete and I was on my way home. Mommy rode in the back seat with me and I barely made a peep. We just gazed at each other as well fell completely in love.

I made myself at home the moment I walked in the door, immediately gravitating to the toys set out waiting for me...

...and the pawsome cat beds too! (Geez, wasn't I a skinny, scrawny little thing???) I was totally tuckered out at this point!

The whole day was just a dream come true, one Mommy and I will never forget. Life is pretty darn amazing for this little tortie today. I have a wonderful family who worships the ground I walk on, and loads of friends in the blogosphere who welcomed me with open arms.

Of all the kitties in the world, Mommy picked me. And I thank Cod for her every single day.

Note from Mommy: I thank Cod for you every single day too, precious girl!

Do you remember the day you moved to your forever home?

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Sideways #SundaySelfie

Meows from Mudpie!

Do I look just as good from this angle? I thought so...

We're joining our friends at The Cat On My Head for the Sunday Selfies blog hop!

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Caturday Art

Visit more artsy kitties at Athena's Caturday Art blog hop!

And now our weekly answers for the Friendly Fill-Ins challenge, hosted by 15andmeowing and Four-Legged Furballs!

Mommy's answers:

1. I am contemplating replacing my laptop. It's close to 7 years old now and slowing down, but I really don't need the aggravation right now so I keep putting it off.

2. My tomatoes are ripening. I'm not a gardener (at all) and tomato plants are the only things I plant each year. It's always so exciting when they're ready to eat, even though I usually end up with too much of a good thing.

Mudpie's answers:

3. I can eat a squeezie in record time.

4. I miss the days when Mommy and I could cuddle together for hours on the couch and in bed. Hopefully cool fall weather will be here soon!

Friday, August 6, 2021

Mudpie Interviews...Whiskers from Gabby Allan's Whit & Whiskers Mystery Series

Whitney Dagner is your tour guide to a Pacific paradise that’s to die for—only to find it’s a place people are also willing to kill for—in Gabby Allan’s Much Ado About Nauticaling, first in the Whit and Whiskers Mystery series.
After far too many years in the Los Angeles corporate world, Whitney Dagner has come home to Santa Catalina Island off the California coast to help her brother Nick run Nautically Yours, the family tourism business. Between gift shop shifts selling all manner of T-shirts and tchotchkes and keeping her feline Whiskers in fine fettle, she pilots the Sea Bounder, a glass bottom boat showing tourists the underwater sights of aquatic plants, marine life—and a murder victim?

The self-proclaimed “Master of the Island,” Jules Tisdale was a wealthy man with business interests throughout Catalina who was about to be honored as Person of the Year before someone strangled him with his own tie and tossed his body into the water. That someone appears to be Nick, who had a raw deal from Jules and no alibi the night of his murder. To clear her brother’s name, Whit will have to investigate Jules’ shady associates and not exactly grief-stricken family members—with the unwelcome help of Felix Ramirez, police diver and Whit’s ex-boyfriend who’s looking to rekindle their relationship.

Mudpie was very excited to have the opportunity to interview Whiskers, the feline star of this series. We hope you enjoy meeting her!

Welcome, Whiskers! Thank you so much for chatting with me today. Could you start by telling us a little about yourself and how you came to live with Whitney?

Thanks for having me, Mudpie! You look fabulous, by the way. Just had to get that out of the way... Now, on to your question. Well, Whit and I have been together for most of my life. She picked me up out of a litter because I, too, am fabulous. Thankfully, she knows that and treats me exactly as she should. Sometimes I have to remind her but for the most part she's a good human, and I think I'll keep her.

What's a typical day like for you?

A lot of lounging, a lot of playing with my many, many toys. Ever since we moved to the island, we go on walkies where everyone wants to stop and pet me. I like it much better than where we lived before. And now that Whit and I have a roommate who works the night shift I almost always have someone to curl up on, so that's a good thing.

Have you ever had any scary experiences living so close to the water?

Not yet, but I don't discount that something could happen. Whit's really careful with me, though. Even when we're in her golf cart she makes me sit in the basket so I am safe.

Tell us about Much Ado About Nauticaling, the first Whit & Whiskers Mystery you star in.

Whit does have to leave my wonderful company sometimes to run this glass-bottom boat company with her brother, Nick. He is not my favorite person since he doesn't pet me or give me treats nearly as much as I deserve. So when a dead guy floats under the boat, Nick is the one the police think did it. Whit loves her family, not as much as she loves me, but she does love them. So off she goes to clear his name even though I find him to be just a little bit shady. And if Karma gets him for not petting me enough, I say he has no one to blame but himself.

Do you assist Whitney in any way in solving the mystery?

There is no better sounding board in this whole wide world than me. I'm sure if she'd take me with her all the time I could probably point her directly to the bad guys, but she wants me safe and that means staying in the house more than I'd like. But I do make the appropriate noises when she's rubbing my tummy and running her theories by me. It's enough.

Can you give us any clues as to what's next for you two?

I can! I can! But only a little... It seems that someone's been doing more than just bird watching and might be getting in some serious trouble for trying to pull one over on the island residents. But my Whit will be able to catch the bad guy. Well, hopefully, before she gets caught in the net of SOMETHING FISHY THIS WAY COMES.

Thanks so much for having me! I hope we can meet again!


We have one print copy of Much Ado About Nauticaling and the adorable door hanger pictured above to give away. To enter simply leave your email address in a comment below. US entries only, please.