Saturday, July 22, 2017

Caturday Christmas in July

Though I am a huge fan of all things Christmas, I have never really gotten into the whole Christmas in July concept. Perhaps that's because I'm not all that keen on heat and humidity, and it's hard to feel festive when you're melting into a puddle.

All that being said, though, despite the scorching heat these days, I actually found myself intrigued by the thought of Christmas in July this year. So, I have decided to do some Christmas in July doodles over the next few days. That may simply involve drying out my red and green markers, but I'm all about those festive Christmas colors. So, to begin this festive summer shindig, I scribbled a little something up for Athena's always fun Caturday Art blog hop.


If I'm to be completely honest, I actually don't enjoy the beach. Hot weather and sand are not on my list of favorites. But, when it comes to Christmas in July, why not a festive beach read?

Happy Caturday to all! And don't forget to visit Athena to see all of our furiends' art!




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Our Tip of the Day:
If you plan on taking your pup (or even your kitty, perhaps) to the beach this summer, always be sure to plan ahead and take all necessary precautions. For example, first things first, ensure that the beach you're considering is indeed pet-friendly. Not all beaches allow dogs, so always check that detail first. Once you've done that, pack and plan accordingly. Consider the temperature outside, and whether it is safe to spend time in the sun. Have an umbrella or other item for shade on hand, some pet-friendly sunscreen, and of course fresh water. Speaking of water, while at the beach, keep an eye on your furbaby and make sure they do not try to make a water bowl out of the tides. Also keep an eye out in the water and sand for other potential dangers, whether it be litter or potentially dangerous critters. And of course we can't forget to mention that you should always consider how to best keep your pup near you, so that they do not run off. Take a leash with you for safety measures, even if your dog is trained and obedient in the ways of coming when called. Summer beach trips can indeed involve that pup (or kitty, perhaps) of yours, but of course only if it is something they could safely enjoy.

16 comments:

  1. How about an inside A/C drawing in green and red?

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  2. Looks like a good Christmas in July on the beach.Great drawing. You all have a Merry day.

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  3. I am not a fan of the beach, but I will take Christmas any time of year :) That is an adorable drawing. Excellent tip too.

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  4. Oh, we like this Christmas in July drawing...it feels so much warmer... and relaxter :D Pawkisses for a Happy Caturday :) <3

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  5. A Christmas beach read in July? We love that! :)

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  6. Love it!

    We don't like the heat and beaches either.

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

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  7. Love it. Jan has no drawing talent whatsoever so we enjoy seeing others doodle.

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  8. Nope, cannot do Christmas in July...it's summertime; don't wanna think about cold.

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  9. I'm with you about the Christmas in July and the heat!!! We're melting here. I do love your graphic on the beach!

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  10. We're not sure about spending Christmas on the beach...but that's a very cute drawing!

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  11. Really cute drawing. After wandering around n the heat at an art festival, we are now hibernating in our air conditioned house.
    Yael from PlayingInCatnip.com

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  12. I love it! I'm totally into Christmas in July but I completely agree it's hard to feel festive when you're sweating to death.

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  13. YOU may not enjoy the beach but it looks like Thimble is loving it. Plush CK got to sample the beach in Myrtle Beach. TW hadn't been to the shore in so many years, she was thrilled to get to wet her tootsies in the water. The past few years the peeps have kept Christmas lights up in their kitchen all year around and light them when it's hot to feel cooler.

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  14. Well if you were in Australia it would be winter now. We think your drawing is very nice, it looks as if Thimble is enjoying the beach.

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