Wednesday 1 February 2023

Welcome to The BBHQ Midweek News Round-Up ~ Parsley's Wearing a Fancy Top Hat, Fudge Helping with The Valentine's Crafting with Cats Project, and Melvyn's Wearing This Weeks Top Pick Bandana - Pink Flamingos **PLUS** New Valentine's Bandana Selection for February

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Epic Wednesday Greetings Furiends

Welcome to the BBHQ midweek news round-up!

How's your week going? 

Happy February! 

We finally got our bare root plants potted up yesterday, and we're hoping to sow some seeds this weekend. Although we've run out of compost and we need dad to go to the garden centre and get us some. We've also got two new raised beds with a cloche on, so that will really help this spring with our planting programme.

We've also been hard at work on our latest crafting post, and mew can get a sneak peek with Fudge in our second story. We think mew're really going to like this one, the rest of our supplies arrived on Monday, so we can really get stuck in now, although we must say, the P.A. did get stuck on a vital component last night and had to walk away while she thought about the dynamics and architecture of it. Obviously, mew have no idea what we're talking about but all will be revealed very soon!

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First up in the news 

Parsley's Wearing a  Fancy Top Hat

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We found this fun throwback of Parsley from Spring 2021 when he was modelling the fancy top hat we made.

We may make some more hats this year, do mew have any ideas for us?

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Next up in the news

Fudge Helping with The Valentine's Crafting with Cats Project

We've been hard at work in the BBHQ craft room working on our brand new Valentine's Crafting with Cats project for 2023.

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Fudge was on paw on Tuesday just to check the size was ok, can mew guess what we're making? 

He gave it a paws up, so we're good to carry on.

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And finally this week

Melvyn's Modelling The Top Bandana Pick

Finally, the Pink Flamingos bandana got its airing on the BBHQ catwalk.

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Check out Melvyn's new move, a paw shake as he struts his stuff.

Check out his videos on:

Each one has different mewsic. 

Which one is your favourite this week? 

We really laughed at the TikTok one! MOL

Which one should he model next?

We forgot it's Valentine's season, and as we were going through Melvyn's extensive bandana wardrobe we realised that we didn't have any that fitted the Valentine brief.

So we had to banish the P.A. to the craft room late yesterday afternoon, and she rustled up this selection for February. Luckily she had several fabrics with hearts on and a few different trimmings, and this is what she came back with.

We hope that Melvyn approves! MOL

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The options from the top left in a clockwise direction:

1. Red heart with red tassles

2. Multi coloured hearts with lilac fringing

3. Red hearts with red fringing

4. White hearts with glitter ribbon

 Let us know in the comments, and Melvyn will model it on next week's post

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Check out this week's top videos:

There was a little kerfuffle at BBHQ this week, as Smooch slobbered all over the catnip cushions and Fudge took great exception to this!

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That's us done for today. Amber will be back on Friday with another fab book just for mew and if mew missed any other posts, here are the links:

The BBHQ Best Cat Blogs of 2023

Three-for-One Sunday Selfies

Valentine's Crafting with Cats Rerun - Heart Crinkle Mat

Valentine's Crafting with Cats Rerun - Catnip Toys

In the meantime

Epic purrs

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team 

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  1. Parsley, you loks so dapper in your hat, and Fudge, that's some top notch helping!

    Melvyn, you are rocking those flamingos. How about the red hearts with the tassels next?

    We're excited for your crafting post! :)

  2. I think Parsley has the chops to pull off wearing a pink hat like that. Melvyn makes my heart go pitty pat. I can't wait to see what yoo are crafting this year. Always so exciting. Love, Dori

  3. Fudge looks like he is being very helpful. Parsley looks great in his top hat, and Melvyn in his bandana.

  4. Parsley looks snazzy in that top hat! Fudge looks like he's giving the project careful thought, and Melvyn's doing quite the strut in that flamingo bandana! All new bandanas look good, I like the lavender fringe alot.

  5. I love the top hat. And Melvyn, you look great. I like all these bandanas, but the lilac fringe is especially pretty. XO

  6. Wow, that hat is quite the piece!! Looks good on ya, Parsley!

    Fudge we hope your inspection was giving high marks to your PA!

    Those bandanas are all great, I can't really choose one above the other, LOL!

  7. Y'all really do look most amazing, each and every time! Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  8. Love the top hat and I finally get to see the flamingo bandana.

    White hearts is my choice for next week. Beautiful.

    Thank you for joining the Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous day and rest of the week. Scritches to the kitties and a big hug to mom. ♥


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