Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: Christmas In July

thankful thursday blog hop brian 02 07232020

Hello everyone, thank you for stopping by for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. You all know that I am always thankful to each of you for joining us! Each and every Thursday we share the things for which we are most thankful and we always enjoy reading all of the things you are thankful for too. If you are new to our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop, thanks for hopping in, we really do get excited when new blogger pals join us!

Today I’m thankful for Christmas in July, yes, it’s really a thing and I’m thankful for it.  We always celebrate Christmas in July here, although I can’t figure out why we didn’t put our tree up.  Oh, wait a minute, our tree went to live at the county landfill, that’s why we didn’t put our tree up.

The Mom has been busy singing Christmas Carols and best of all in the evenings the Mom and Dad have been watching Christmas movies.  I’m not gonna plug any particular channel, but you can probably guess which channel had that Christmas movies on.  I, for the most part, enjoyed snuggling on the couch with the Mom while the Christmas movies were playing.

As you know, I was born on a Christmas Tree Farm not too far from here and I was adopted and came home just three days before Christmas, so I’m always ready to celebrate Christmas.  An besides, look at my pillow, we could all sure use a little more joy in the world about now.

What about you, what are you thankful for today?  Tell us in the comments and then join us for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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messymimi
2 years ago

We listen to Christmas music at work all through the year, it is so festive. Enjoy your Christmas in July!

meowmeowmans
2 years ago

We remember your awesome gptcha tale, Brian, and ow you were born on a Christmas tree farm. 🙂 Happy Christmas in July!

Kathe W.
2 years ago

good grief Brian- can you delete all but one of my links- I do not know how this happened….sorry!

Kathe W.
2 years ago

Great post Brian- Christmas and Joy to the World can be every day!

easyweimaraner
2 years ago

we love your christmas in july… and maybe we will watch da grinch today?

Summer
2 years ago

My human’s birthday is in July, and she says that is Christmas enough for her – to have it in July would mean she would have to deal with the same thing as those people born around the third week in December, with the combination birthday and Christmas gifts! MOL – so no Christmas in July for her. She wants TWO separate presents.

Natasha
2 years ago

Love Christmas and nothing like celebrating it through the year. Wise decision indeed, Brian.

I’m going to listen to some Xmas music now with my 12 year old who is an X’mas fan too.

Joy to your family.

Love and gratitude for this blog hop.
Pawkisses to your fur balls.

Teddy and Pam
2 years ago

Just thinking about Christmas makes it feel less HOT here! Thanks for hosting this Hop Brian – it’s good for us to think about our thankfuls!

Hugs, Teddy

Madsnapper
Madsnapper
2 years ago

I had no idea where you are Christmas cat and what a great idea to celebrate but the Christmas cat Christmas in July Joy day of the year and every day of the year

Little Binky and Granny

Granny sings Silent Night throughout the year, Brian, so we think Christmas in July is very appropriate…MOL..Pawkisses for a wonderful X-mas to all of you🐾😽💞

Lone Star Cats
2 years ago

We could definitely use something joyful now.

Madison
2 years ago

Love your pillow! We don’t do Christmas in July, but you go ahead an have fun with it!

Katie Isabella
Katie Isabella
2 years ago

Your story was very deeply felt by my mom.

The Poupounette Gang
2 years ago

What a lovely tradition!

Purrs,
Tama and Genji

Ellen Pilch
2 years ago

I love to celebrate Christmas in July. Thanks for hosting. Have a wonderful day! XO

Catscue Catmom
2 years ago

You were adopted from a Christmas Tree Farm? I didn’t know that – well then, Merry Christmas and 1/2 year (almost) Gotcha Day Brian!

Eastside Cats
2 years ago

Brian, we hope that there will be a new Christmas Tree this year; I know you all enjoy having one, and don’t like when it is stored away again.
Here in Michigan, Winter lasts much too long for my taste, so every minute that we are away from it, is a good one!

The Florida Furkids
2 years ago

We love the idea of Christmas in July. Mom is watching those movies too!!

The Florida Furkids

Diane
Diane
2 years ago

Brian is worth celebrating any day of the year – enjoy your half birthday in July.

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team

Catmas in July = EPIC!!! Catmas anytime of the year is pawesome! Happy Purrsday guys! XOX

Millie & Walter
2 years ago

The best thing would be to get pressies this time of year too!

Sandee
2 years ago

I didn’t know you were a Christmas kitty, Brian. I do now. We love Christmas too and I’m all for celebrating in July. I think I’ll turn on some Christmas music today while we do our chores.

Thank you for hosting the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

Have a purrfect Thankful Thursday. My best to your siblings and your peeps. ♥

A ShutterBug Explores
2 years ago

Glad you are spreading Joy in the world ~ it is much needed ~ Love your sweet photo ^_^

Live each moment with love,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

missb
2 years ago

What a lovely tradition. Definitely something to bring cheer especially in these times.

Cecilia Upchurch
2 years ago

Oh thank goodness someone else is watching Christmas movies…I am thoroughly enjoying the snow on the tveeeees. my Bryan was watching an old ice hockey game recently very refreshing.
Hugs cecilia

lisa
2 years ago

I didn’t realize you were born at a Christmas tree farm. That is awesome and I’m wondering why your name isn’t Kris, or Mistletoe, or Cocoa….or maybe, Buddy (Elf)! It’s good to always carry Christmas in our hearts all year. And, yes, we all need more joy in our lives. Celebrating in July is a great way to remind ourselves of that. Now, excuse me because I need to get started shopping………X

The Swiss Cats
2 years ago

That sounds fun, Happy Christmas in July ! Purrs

Raven
2 years ago

Enjoy your Christmas in July celebration. All the fun and none of the shopping crazies.

Catwoods
2 years ago

Enjoy Christmas in July! I always start thinking about getting ready for Christmas this time of year . . . if we actually had a porch we’d probably keep a string of Christmas lights up year-round.

Anne Robinson
2 years ago

Oh my goodness I always love CHRISTmas music. I keep lots of tunes in my playlist. A favorite blog with favorite photos you share. Thank you HUGS across the miles

Mickeys Musings
2 years ago

Happy Christmas in July Brian!!!
WE are celebrating(thankful) having mum home this week for holiday 🙂
Purrs, Georgia and Julie

da tabbies o trout towne
da tabbies o trout towne
2 years ago

dood….we due knot haz tee vee hooked up…..for reel R they showin Christmas time stuff on ther ??? !!!!!! 🙂 ♥3

violaetcetera
2 years ago

Christmas in July sounds like fun! Like your “Joy to the world” pillow.
Have a wonderful Thankful Thursday!

Charles Huss
2 years ago

My wife loves this because she gets to watch Christmas movies on the Hallmark channel again. Oh, boy!

Astrid
2 years ago

Christmas in July sounds so cool! I might do that next year too.

Memories of Eric and Flynn

That sounds like fun to have Christmas in July.

The OP Pack
2 years ago

We are all for the joy of Christmas in July too, Brian – actually, why can’t we have that joy every day of the year???

Merry Christmas in July.

Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

Jan K
2 years ago

There’s sure nothing wrong with having some of that Christmas joy in July, especially if it means more togetherness time!

The LLB Gang
2 years ago

What a wonderful idea!! I think, especially this year, everyone should celebrate Christmas in July!! Enjoy your Mama snuggles!

Melissa & Mudpie
2 years ago

Christmas in July is the only tolerable part of summer, IMO!

Cathy Keisha
2 years ago

I watch those movies with Pop too! We put the Christmas lights on in the kitchen too. What would make you even happier would be if that pillow was filled with NIP!

angelicClowder
2 years ago

Christmas in July makes our mommy not so sad. She’s not good in the hot so in the Summer she can’t do anything and right now it’s even more at home. So we are big big lovers of Christmas in July. We love your photo Brian

Create With Joy
2 years ago

Thank you for sharing your sweet Christmas story with us! Did you know that Magellan was a Christmas gift to Mom? Of course, he would be happy to celebrate Christmas in July. Every day is Christmas as far as he is concerned! Happy Thankful Thursday, thanks for hosting!

The Island Cats
2 years ago

It must be really fun around your house, Brian. Honestly, we love Christmas…but maybe not so much in July. 🙂

Fraidy Cats!
2 years ago

ha, our mom wasn’t making the connection as to why Christmas movies were showing up on “that” channel. we worry about her sometimes…
Brian, it is sort of your half birfday month. we hope y’all got some pressies…like toys, since you don’t have enough… 😉

minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto, TL

Feline Opines
2 years ago

We love Christmas! There are so many shiny, swingy things to play with. We didn’t know your Christmas story and thought it was pawsome From stray Christmas tree farm kitty to the pampured puss you are today. I love happy endings!
Purrs & Head Bonks,
Alberto

Patrick Weseman
2 years ago

That is so very cool. Merry July Christmas to you. Thanks for hosting and I hope that you have a wonderful weekend.

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song
Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song
2 years ago

Christmas in July helps cool things off.

NormanWilkes
2 years ago

Cute cat! looks so lazy and peaceful.

Ananka
2 years ago

Great. Sounds fun 😀