Flaunting their Plaiditude

April 6th is National Tartan Day!

I had every intention of setting a table in celebration but it’s been a busy two weeks with Easter.

My wee bonnie lasses joined the Tartan Parade in blogland last year, so I’m flaunting their plaiditude again this year in celebration!

Chloe & Gracie are Mad for Plaid and joining the Tartan Parade to celebrate National Tartan Day April 6th!

They love a good cookie parade and

were begging to join in the fun :)

 Sporting plaid knit sweaters much too warm

 for the weather~ they agreed to

a little bribery modeling . . .

There are plenty of treats for

plaid-wearing-pups and parade attendees!

You can help yourself to a cupcake here.

With plaid cupcake liners for your

party or parade available here.

Chloe & Gracie were hoping to don an authentic tartan from

 The Heelan’ Hound~

the preferred tartan clothier of discriminating canines.

And join the ranks of Clan MacHowl~ the honorary clan for dogs who wear distinctive tartan dog fashions.

You can select tartan swatches from The Heelan’ Hound~ with over 500 authentic Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Canadian and military tartans available.

They’re keeping their paws crossed that they can sport an authentic kilt-coat next year :)

Plaid Blanket/ Crate & Barrel

Plates/ Ralph Lauren Skylar Rose/ HomeGoods

Woven Chargers/ World Market

Chloe & Gracie wish you Happy National Tartan Day and encourage you to flaunt your plaiditude!

Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:

Let’s Dish!~

 Seasonal Sundays~

  37 comments for “Flaunting their Plaiditude

  1. Sandi Lee
    April 6, 2013 at 8:10 am

    Those 2 have the most precious faces-they are just too cute and I bet they are thinking that they should be featured more often!

  2. April 6, 2013 at 8:32 am

    TOO Cute! As much as I love everything you post and all your photography, I will admit that I would read your blog everyday even if it was just posts about your pooches :)
    Happy Tartan Day — make it a great one!

  3. April 6, 2013 at 8:36 am

    What a darling post! Love those doggies and tartan!

  4. Bonbongirl
    April 6, 2013 at 9:02 am

    Your plaid pups are precious and your pictures, priceless! Thanks for featuring your bonnie lasses once again!

  5. April 6, 2013 at 9:14 am

    Those pups were born to be in front of a camera. Just adorable. –Lucinda

  6. April 6, 2013 at 9:38 am

    Oh my, but your pups are so adorable! They look sweet in their plaid sweaters (I think they’d need them on here today!) and I love your plaid dishes and blankets etc. Sweet post. Happy Tartan Day! Pamela

  7. April 6, 2013 at 9:41 am

    Hi Mary, Your little Chloe and Gracie are so photogenic for all of us to enjoy in the land of blog! They are adorable in their little tartan sweaters! Thank you, I would love one of those pretty cupcakes served up on the lovely tartan plates. This is just to adorable not to share again. I love dogs, this melts my heart!
    Enjoy your Saturday……….

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

  8. April 6, 2013 at 9:42 am

    Mary, seems we all had good intentions but too little time. The 4 of us that hosted the Tartan Parade last year, all had other commitments that kept us from hosting a parade this spring. Perhaps next year. ‘-)
    You know I could revisit any post of yours again and again. A real treat to open up my computer this morning and see these two sweet girls. I need to get Sadie a fun sweater.
    Happy Tartan Day to you and the girls!

  9. April 6, 2013 at 9:44 am

    Too cute!

    – The Tablescaper

  10. Cathie
    April 6, 2013 at 9:53 am

    OMG! Your girls are so cute and precious! I could just eat them up! This post is so well designed. Bravo!

  11. a quiet life
    April 6, 2013 at 10:35 am

    You can’t beat perfection!

    Ok maybe YOU could, one of my favorite posts of yours~

  12. April 6, 2013 at 11:46 am

    I am smiling ear to ear….those little ones look adorable in their plaid sweaters….just too darn cute for words…

  13. April 6, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    Thank you for sharing these beautiful photos! I’m in LOVE with your doggies!! Sooo cute!

  14. KIM
    April 6, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Just too too cute!

  15. April 6, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    Happy Tartan Day to Chloe & Gracie! They are so adorably cute no matter what they wear (or don’t wear)

  16. Linda K.
    April 6, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    I love their tartans. Thanks for brightening my day.

  17. Jan Fusco
    April 6, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Chloe and Gracie are SO cute. They are styling!

  18. April 6, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    How you get such perfect pics of the pups is beyond me. Maizy sees a camera and immediately hides under the bed!

  19. April 6, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    This was definitely worth a second go round! Chloe and Grace are the cutest Scottish lasses I’ve ever seen!

  20. April 6, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    That perfect picture in the middle Mary, you know the one, waaaaay to stinkin’ cute! The Girls are adorable-enjoy:@)

  21. Robyn Moshier
    April 6, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Now you did it: when my 2 Yorkies saw this they want me to do the same for them…plaid and all. Love the plaid sweaters, table cloth and all. Love it love it!

  22. April 6, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    Aren’t they the cutest little puppy dogs??!! You can just see their sweet personalities in your pics, Mary!

  23. April 6, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    They are just too cute in their plaid :)

  24. April 6, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Your doggies are so cute. They look terrific in their plaid sweaters. They must bring you lots of love and joy.
    Happy Sunday.
    Mary

  25. April 7, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Oh. My. Goodness! Mary, they are the sweetest things EVER!!! They look absolutely wonderful in their plaid! What good sports they were to model for you! :)

  26. April 7, 2013 at 10:44 am

    Mary, I needed this adorable post this morning. :D How cute! I know they bring y’all more joy. I have the biggest smile on my face right now!

  27. FABBY
    April 7, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    SWOONnnnnnnnn…………your doggies are to die for, such karisma and cuteness!! My hubs doesn’t want another doggie since our gorgeous Pug Ben died almost 3 years ago, but I am soo very ready for another pet! Hope he changes his mind, I’m showing your Chloe and Gracie, maybe he’ll get excited! They look simply adorable in their tartan sweaters too.
    FABBY

  28. Rattlebridge Farm
    April 7, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Happy Tartan Day to you. Your girls are adorable, so full of sass and personality. Their love for you shines through.

  29. April 9, 2013 at 9:02 am

    The girls are so cute as always…they need to be in dog models!!…they are so photogenic!!!…Love their plaid!

  30. April 10, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    Oh my goodness Mary, Chloe and Gracie are adorable in those tartans!
    Those cupcakes look delicious!

  31. April 10, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    So cute! Chloe and Gracie are adorable!

  32. April 10, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    Your sweet girls are adorable!!! I love their sweet sweaters. And I’m with them, they need that tartan coat. Your sweet setting for them is fabulous! xo marlis

  33. April 10, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    Oh my gosh – just the name of your post is so cute!! Then Chloe and Gracie look so adorable!! They pose for you!! My dog runs when I point the camera her way – we have tons of pictures of her sleeping. Love the Tartans!! That photo of the girls up on the blanket in front of the water is the cutest!!

  34. April 10, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    OK, this is how invested I got in this: I’m looking at the dogs and how cute they look in their little sweaters…and suddenly I wonder if THEY’RE SCHOOL UNIFORMS!!!!!!! Have a I completely lost my mind??!?!??! I think the answer to that is a resounding YES!!! :-) They just look so cute though, and their ears looks like little ponytails…you can understand my temporary insanity, right??!?! :-) Great idea to put the treats on the plate to get them to cooperate! They did a fine job of modeling! They could be Ralph Lauren models in their tartan plaids!!!

  35. April 10, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    Those are two VERY cute doggies in two VERY cute outfits!!! How sweet! I just love their fluffy faces!!! Hope you had a great “Tartan Day”! Thanks for sharing!! =D

  36. April 17, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    I am not an animal person, but those 2 are the cutest by far!
    Love their plaid setting and treats!

  37. Pat Kaiser
    December 26, 2013 at 8:09 am

    Chloe and Gracie are sooooooooo cute and looks like they enoy being on camera ……..P

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