Monkey Around with these Cute Monkey Videos on Friday Frivolity

My son started summer vacation this week so I decided to make him help me with the post for this week’s “Monkey Around” host theme. We considered Curious George or Dixie and Diddy Kong. But, after some deliberation, we decided on cute monkey videos.

Monkey Around with these cute monkey videos.


I wanted to go with this, but Mr.9 going on 14 gave me the disgusted “No, mom. real monkeys.


When we saw this one he kept shouting, “NO! Give it to him, don’t eat it!” (hmm, this monkey follows directions as well as you do.)


“This one is fun”. Cute dancing monkeys (and other simians)

Oh my goodness. Zip Van Winkle was surprisingly quiet when he saw this one. Only in my dreams would he fall asleep that quickly.


And to round it out here is cute little Lenny singing.

More importantly, the person that uploaded the Lenny video explains

” UPDATE: He was born at a rescue, I fostered/raised him, and he is now in an awesome home living better than some people!
Do you want a monkey? No. You need permits and owning one is like having a 2 year old (who can jump 10 feet and tear things apart in 3.4 seconds) for 40 years. 10 years if you feed them crap.
Do you still think you want a monkey? Then go volunteer for a year with them. If you can find a place and stick with it, then congrats, you are one of few!
Do I want or own monkeys? NOPE. I loved raising him but would NEVER want the responsibility of caring for an adult monkey!
Should monkeys even be kept as pets? That’s neither here nor there – they are, and there are awesome rescues who help repair the mistakes people make when they do get monkeys as pets but don’t know any better.”



Now on to the link-up! 😀

Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

Featured Post from Last Week:

Each host has our own features … but you will have to go check out the other blogs to see if you were featured there! 😉


red-kitchen-island-wheels-castors-radio-standI loved how  Tara at Grandma’s House DIY repurposed a vintage radio stand into a kitchen island, complete with casters.

The Hosts:


Audrey is a wonderfully eclectic blogger, who not only can cook up a storm over on That Recipe, but also writes at Munofore – “MUsings NOt FOod RElated.” Munofore touches on humor, parenting, crafting, holiday ideas, tutorials, and more! Audrey gives you some tips for making the most out of hosting a giveaway on your blog.

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Lisa is an awesomely hilarious and authentic writer who marches to her own drum on her blog Syncopated Mama, providing an “un-labelly spot” for all the happily off-beat folks out there who have been wishing to find kindred spirits. She shares her adventures building a natural home, teaching her adorbs daughter, establishing and refining positive communication skills, camping, creating, cooking, and so much more! Lisa goes to Egypt in this month’s Family Fun Night. 

Jessica is an amazingly funny and smart blogger from Wales who writes at Babi a Fi on a whole range of topics — from entertaining vintage nostalgia, to technology tutorials, to book reviews, to raising her adorable munchkin, and so much more! Jessica shares her busy and stress filled week with us in her latest post.

Amethyst is a fantastically encouraging and thoughtful blogger, who shares new-mama adventures, self-care advice, book and product reviews and so much more over at One Sage Mama. Amethyst talks about how to keep your baby’s teeth healthy in one of her latest posts.

Calling all bloggers looking for an upbeat and supportive group of pals to join in hosting the weekly #FridayFrivolity par-tay! We are hoping to add to our ranks of dedicated hosts and co-hosts, and would love for you to consider joining the fun! Co-Hosts are welcome on a temporary basis (usually a month), while Hosts make a more ongoing commitment. 🙂 Swing by here to express interest and ask any questions!


Now time for the new stuff!

This a link-up for all things funny, fun, encouraging, hopeful, and happy. That includes free printables, giveaways, and other fun stuff to make us SMILE and start the weekend off on the right foot. If you’re here in search of fun and uplifting reading materials, skip the rules and just start clickin’! Bloggy buddies, thanks for coming to par-tay! You are welcome to link up to 3 posts, and old posts are always welcome!
There are three rules only:

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  1. Thank you for hosting again this week. I always look forward to this party. Enjoy a good week!

  2. Love the Monkees! Still know the words to a lot of their songs and they always bring a smile to my face 🙂

  3. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful weekend. Stay cool.

  4. “Mr. 9 going on 14.” Snort. I could introduce him to an older woman if you want: my very own Miss 13 going on 21. Let me know. 😉

  5. I ALWAYS wanted a pet monkey when I was a kid… I did have a stuffed one, but no real one. As an adult, I think WHY did I ever want one?????? 🙂 Thank you for hosting the party.

  6. Okay, first off, of COURSE we both posted that Monkees video — I was betting money that you’d have it here, too! Secondly, I am SO glad you added that blurb that went along with that final monkey, because that was completely hilarious! #FridayFrivolity

  7. Everyone watches baby cats and dogs! But they forget about the monkeys!

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