Thursday, December 13, 2012

Jelly Donuts - and a DVD winner

Did you know that there's been a run on jelly donuts this week?
That makes three of my coworkers very, very happy.

Have you met them? 

Bev, the voice of Piddles (the little blue character) is a wonderful person and a huge pet lover. She and I collaborated a few years ago to rescue a feral cat on the 7th floor of a building in the heart of Kansas City.

Gracie ended up becoming the newest member of Bev's family!

(oh yeah, and Bob & Mike - the creators & voices of hoops&yoyo) - they're pretty cool too.

So why, you ask, do I mention donuts today? And what's with the run on jelly donuts this week anyway?

Eating jelly donuts and other fried foods is a holiday tradition during Chanukah. To find out why, hop on over and read Tuesday's posts in the Chanukah Blog Crawl here and here.

Then check out the two awesome stops we have for you today and learn about cool stuff like how communities celebrate Chanukah!
Stop by and say hello at @GizmoGeoDog's blog, Terrier Torrent and then swing by and hang with Chazz the dog and his mom.

Last but not least ... congratulations to the winners of the Jingle DVD!

And the winners are....

1. meowmeowmans
2. Christina Boyd
3. Laila and Minchie

Concatulations!!! We'll be mailing these out as soon as we receive your snail mail addresses!


  1. Mom's not brave enuff to make donuts at home, but I got some at the pawty on Sunday...mmmmm! Happy Chanukah!

    1. neither is our mom! But the dad makes pawsome bagels from time to time!

  2. (Whispers) Our Mum doesn't like donuts - so you can have hers Gizmo.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  3. will be sure to visit Chazz and Gizmo later today. Concatulations to the winners!

  4. Well done to the winners. Have a terrific jelly donuts Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

  5. It is pretty cool that Chanukah favorite foods are fried ones. The tradition does make sense! Enjoy some donuts!

    Congarats to the winners!

  6. We are not much for Donuts here in Sweden , yes I know we are strange ;-)
    ConCATulations to the winners !

  7. Hello there i'm Milo, mmm doughnuts are the best!

    Milo :)

    1. *waves paws madly* HI Milo! Nice ta meetcha! Thanks for visiting our blog!

  8. I won I won..Oh I didn't BOL Doughnuts..My Humom made some of those once, hard as bloody rocks, could of killed some one..BOL Big congratulations to the winners :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  9. I could kill you for that lol. I am a donut FREAK (haven't had one in forever) and you are making me CRAVE THEM NOW!

  10. Gee, Mom loves the idea of fried things and donuts are good ;) heehee
    We love Squirrel TV and Mom calls the critters Earl because it rhymes with squirrel :/ Yup.Mom is weird!!!!
    Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
    Tiger,Treasure,JJ and Julie

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  12. I've always loved these silly fun to know that you KNOW them!!!
    : ) GG

  13. TW LOVES jelly doughnuts but today Pathmark had pumpkin doughnuts on sale so they bought them.

  14. We won? Yippee! We are so excited. Thank you!

    The dad says there were jelly doughnuts at work today for Hanukkah. He also said they were delicious! :)

  15. What's not to love about a holiday where you can consume fried things with sugar on them??? It reminds us of Herb Caen, an incomparable columnist for the SF Chronicle, who said Irish coffee is an example of perfect nutrition since it contains all of the four major food groups: sugar, fat, caffeine and alcohol. And really, who can argue with that?

  16. Donuts are the best dessert to my bean,
    she loves it.

  17. Oh my gosh. This is just hilarious. LOL. One doughnut a day will keep the dentist happy! Hihi.

    Catchy tone, by the way.

    Huggies and Cheese,


  18. What a sweet video, we love Hoops & Yoyo, so cool that you work with the creators of them! Have a wonderful weekend kitties!

  19. Concatulations to the winners and thanks yous so much for telling us about your friends! Wes LOVES their video and yous knows what, Me likes donuts!

  20. WOWZERS....did someone say jelly doughnuts? My Mom LOVES if it's a doughnut filled with catnip I'm all over it! Tee Hee Concats to the winners of the DVD!

    Happy Holidays, Sammy


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