Welcome to the 77th week of Turn It Up Tuesday! Last week, we had an awesome time on Turn It Up Tuesday with 439 links – another amazing week! We’d like to thank each and every one of you for making every week so amazing! Keep sharing your amazing posts with us here on Turn It Up Tuesday!
It’s time for another great week of Turn It Up Tuesday!! We’re so excited to have you this week and are thrilled to have a couple awesome giveaways to offer you (at the end of the post). So, be sure to link-up your best posts, enter to WIN and visit a few new friends!
Welcome to the 57th week of Turn It Up Tuesdays!!! We’re so happy to have you here this week – and thanks for the amazing posts last week!
Hi Readers! I love this blog hop, week after week I am seeing amazing posts linked up, and it’s leading me to discover brand new content from blogs I never would have otherwise come across. So, please make sure you’re linking up and sharing your fantastic posts, because without you, there wouldn’t be a Turn It Up Tuesday. 🙂 Let’s see what you’ve got for us this week!!!
Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic…and having fun! Link up your favorite posts (old or new) and meet some awesome bloggers in return! Link up your funny stories, DIY posts, recipes, mommy moments — anything at all, as long as it is family-friendly. We want to laugh, be entertained, be inspired, and have a good time!
Thanks so much to everyone that joins us each week and makes this blog hop the best that it could be!
Danielle is a Navy Wife and Stay at Home mom to 3 (soon to be 4) children age 5 & under! She has learned to save money on a set income & I want to teach you to save money for the things you WANT to spend
it on and not what you HAVE to, like bills! The Frugal Navy Wife provides fellow military wives with recipes, DIY, deals, and money-saving tips, along with homeschooling tips.
Stop by and check out her blog…it’s definitely a great read!
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Here are the Featured posts from last week!
Jillian chose 10 Ways to Beat the Rainy Day Blues from Ten at the Table. “I chose this post because it’s been pretty rainy around my area, and I’m always looking for new and fun things to do to spice up a boring, rainy day.”
Meghan chose DIY Laundry Room Shelf from Latte Everyday. “This is an excellent idea for a wasted space above the washer and dryer. When we were looking at model homes at different communities, the laundry room was always immaculately staged. I always said I wanted my laundry room to look like one of those rooms, but who has the time and money to fix a laundry room up? Especially since it is a room that isn’t used by anyone other than myself. I love this idea for storage and even decor. I am definitely going to be doing this!”
Bernadyn chose Deciding What to Keep and What to Let Go from Normal Everyday Life. “I chose this because it made me realize that one day, my kids will also stop playing with toys in the tub and I’ll actually be sad when there are not toys cluttering every space of the house! This was a bittersweet post that you can relate to as a parent. It makes me want to cherish these crazy, messy years with my two little ones even more.”
Dorothy chose Random Parenting Fails, 2nd Edition from Ripped Jeans & Bifocals. “Every parent has small, random fails or even white lies that make them feel guilty, so it’s always nice to be reassured that there are other parents making mistakes too 🙂 This post was short and cute. I loved it.”
Rhonda chose Skeletons In My Closet! from What Happens at Grandma’s. “This post contains tons of Halloween crafts for kids that are unique and quite crafty. Did I mention spooky! Great way to spend time with the kids and get in the spirit of Halloween!”
Elina chose Glittered Fall Leaves DIY from Typically Simple. “This project stood out for me cause it shows you how to recreate those glittered leaves you find in the stores. These would be the perfect addition to any fall wreath or tablescape. And I can picture these as cute napkin rings or on placecards. The possibilities are endless.”
Cathy chose Simple Homemade Caramel from Luv a Bargain. “Sherri has made delicious, creamy caramel using her crock pot! I pinned this amazing recipe to try! I am excited to dip an apple slice into this homemade caramel! Check out Sherri’s easy and yummy way to make homemade caramel!”
Stacey also chose this post. “I have been wanting to try out making my own caramel, especially now with apple season in full swing! I am definitely going to give this one a try! Thank you so much for sharing!!”
Natasha chose Things I Thought Before I Had Kids! from Leah Inspired. “Love this post! It’s so true – I had so many thoughts before I had my son, now I know so much better. And the biggest thing is the TV – I was so insistent upon limiting TV use for my son, now I don’t know what we would do without it! You’ve inspired me to write my own post about this very topic!”
So now that you’ve met our sponsor of the month, our hosts and co-hosts, the Featured and the Best of the Best, and the winners of our anniversary giveaway…
let’s get started!
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Welcome to the 16th week of the Social Media Mixer!
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Week 15 – we had 150 blogs and numerous social media link-ups!
The Social Media Mixer is all about networking and making connections. Also, you can gain exposure and increase your social media following! Link up your blog posts and social media accounts and mix it up with some of the other linkers. Each week, the Weekday Mixer will start on Saturday nights at 8:00pm and go on until Wednesday night at 11:59pm. A blog post will be chosen each week by each of the hosts and guest hosts and featured in the following week’s link-up! If chosen, a brief summary about yourself and your blog/website and all of your social media accounts will be featured. It’s a great way to stand out among the crowd! One blogger will be chosen for 2 weeks of free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures!
Before you become a parent, there is usually a list of things you say you’ll never do. That list looks different for every one, but I’m pretty sure grabbing poop with your bare hand doesn’t even make the cut. It’s just not something you’d think would be necessary to specify on a list of things you’ll never do.
This delicious sandwich by Giada De Laurentiis is an ideal appetizer or lunch. Simply follow her recipe below and enjoy! I did substitute pepperoni for the prosciutto and I rolled the dough into a rectangle rather than a circle.
The pizza dough is often found in the deli or bakery department of most grocery stores. You can now find gluten free pizza dough as well in some stores.
I feel a little like Ray Liotta in Good Fellas. As far back as I can remember, I’ve been a coffee addict. These days, coffee is like a religion in my household. I have several coffee machines, all varying degrees of effort, status, and needs.
9 Amazing Green Cleaners You Should Not Be Without from Wonderfully Messy Mom
If you are looking to make the switch to a cleaner, greener home, I have 9 solutions you should try. These can be found in your local grocery store or whole foods market. Some of these items may already be sitting in your kitchen right now! Not to mention these green cleaners are simple, cheap and best of all- EFFECTIVE!!
These candies are out of this world delicious, and they are pretty easy to make. Be warned though, that the process does get a bit messy, but the result it worth it. They are delightful mix of semisweet chocolate, salty peanut butter and crisp, buttery crackers. Pure goodness that makes it hard to just eat one.
The magic of summer has been replaced with backpacks, football, leaves changing colors, and pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING! The end of summer doesn’t have to equal the end of fun. Here is a list of fun fall activities you can do with your toddler to keep the magic alive!
I’ve found that a lot of furniture in our home is dark…whether wood or fabric. Most of the time it’s nice to have these hearty pieces, but sometimes it can darken the mood a bit. So to keep things fresh and summery year round, I decided to make over this sad little dresser I picked up at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
It’s September and that means apple season! Apples are by far a favorite around our house. There are so many ways to use them, appetizers to salads, or main dishes to desserts! I have gathered up a list of some of our favorites. Hope you enjoy going through these. Go ahead and pin some of them when you hover over the picture with the pop up pinterest button.
Can I be honest? I am a little jealous of my friends who are grandparents. They post pictures of their grandchildren, just gushing with the kind of pride that only a grandma or grandpa could exude. I look at those pictures and look at how much fun they seem to be having and I admit – I am jealous.