Let’s Prepare for Christmas with Turn it Up Tuesday!

I am NOT ready for Christmas. Can you tell? This post is over a day late! Can I get another week? Things are happening so fast. Are you ready? If not, come check out some of these posts and leave a couple of your own to help others through this season.

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday! We are less than 2 weeks away from Christmas, so we’ll be celebrating the Holidays for the next two parties! Share your favorite Holiday posts – crafts, decorations, traditions, and everything in between – from past or present!

Thank you so much for stopping by last week and sharing all of your posts – we had so much fun checking them all out!

We’d like to thank you in advance for partying with us and sharing all of your amazing posts with us – we LOVE checking them all out! If you’ve been here before, thank you for coming back! And if you’re new here…welcome! Feel free to share, share, share! We love having you!

TUT newTurn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic…and having fun! Link up all of 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. 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 link party the best that it could be!

Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!



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Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from This Momma’s Ramblings | April from April Noelle | Tina from The Happy Creations | Tiffany from The Mrs Tee| Kelly from Making-More | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith | Ginger from Does Your Sister Have Normal Hair | Bev from Eclectic Red Barn | Heather from Goodlicious | Abiola from Ramblings of a Nigerian Workahomom | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama

…and welcome our guest hosts for December!


Jessica from Organic Deal Diva | Reuven & Aliyah from Marriage Reset

Interested in being a guest host for the month or becoming a permanent co-host?

Complete the form here! Monthly guest hosts will be chosen on a first come first-serve basis.

Here are the Featured posts from last week!

Melissa chose Gift Giving on a Budget from Just Plain Living. “The last few months have been tight for my family financially as my caseload at work has been way down. We have decided not to spend much on Christmas gifts so I really liked these ideas.”

Melissa chose Thrift Store Shopping Tips from The Thrifty Christy Blog. “I love thrift store shopping! All of my favorite clothes have come from a thrift store and I get compliments on them all the time. I love these helpful tips.”

Reuven & Aliyah chose How to Make a Spectacular Advent Calendar from Just Measuring Up. “For those who celebrate Advent, this is a really fun, beautiful and creative craft to enjoy making on your own or with your children and a wonderful family keepsake, too.”

Stacey also chose this post. “What a cute idea! This is something I would love to make with the kids. Thanks so much for sharing!”

Reuven & Aliyah chose Free Printable Kids Reward Tickets #LightTheWorld from Lolly Jane. “These free, printable reward tickets for children are so fun, beautiful and colorful. What a terrific way to show appreciation to your kids for their good behavior and foster an attitude of helpfulness at the same time. Simply terrific!”

Bev chose Crab Imperial Appetizer from A Dish of Daily Life. “What a yummy appetizer. I think I will be the hit of the party with these.”

Bev chose DIY Moose Ornament from This House Might Be Bigger Than The Three of Us. “What a cute ornament. I think the kids would like to make these too. A fun project.”

Mari chose Chocolate Caramel Cashew Clusters from Delightful E Made. “This week I chose Erin’s clusters treat because it mixed my favorite chocolate and caramel!”

Mari chose White Chocolate Peppermint Haystacks from Busy Being Jennifer. “Another great combo!”

Jessica chose Christmas Countdown Service Chain from Bombshell Bling. “I love the idea of a service chain! What a simple and fun way to prepare for the Holidays with kids!”

Jessica chose “Let It Snow” Christmas Wreath from The Happy Housie. “This wreath!! Amazing. I’m inspired to attempt to be crafty and re-create this wreath!”

Stacey chose Easy Ripped Paper Tree Craft from Thinking Outside the Sandbox Family. “Such a fun and easy craft, especially for little ones. I remember making one of these, when I was in grade school. Thanks for sharing!”

Natasha chose 8 Things I Wish I Knew In My 20’s from Simply Designing. “These are some great tips, and ones that can replicated at any point in your life. Thanks for sharing!”

Natasha chose Free Christmas Shopping Planner Flip Book for Kidschose from Every Star is Different. “This is the first year where my son is actively engaged in the Christmas holiday. He wanted to buy or make something for everyone, but only wanted one thing for himself. I wish I had this flip book when we were deciding what to get everyone. Thanks for sharing!”

The post with the most views DIY Peppermint Body Scrub is from My Life from Home.

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And the Best of the Best goes to…

Christmas Countdown Service Chain from Bombshell Bling

DIY Peppermint Body Scrub is from My Life from Home

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So now that you’ve seen all that we have to offer in this week’s Turn It Up Tuesday,

let’s get started!

– Show some love to your hosts and co-hosts simply by following them on social media and leaving a comment so they can follow you back.

– Link up as many posts as you’d like! The more, the merrier!

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26 comments on “Let’s Prepare for Christmas with Turn it Up Tuesday!”

  1. Thank you so much for the feature! πŸ™‚ I am so glad you liked the post.

  2. Robin Masshole Mommy says:

    It looks like there is a lot of good stuff linked up! I am excited to go through everything πŸ™‚

  3. Chloe says:

    The crab appetizer stood out to me, it sounds delish! Some great ideas, I can’t wait to go through them all!

  4. I checked out a few other recipe posts as well. The eggnog biscotti looks to die for.

  5. Love this! I just got some great ideas and left a few links too. Thanks!

  6. Thanks for this! i love link ups!

  7. Deanna says:

    This is wonderful. So many great ideas! I don’t think anyone is ready Christmas came so fast this year!

  8. There is so much to read, see, cook and savour here! Thank you for so many ideas!

  9. Heidi says:

    Wow! What a great party. This is my first time here. Thanks for hosting.

  10. Can we talk about how awesome all that food looks? Those little crab puff things. MY. GOD.

  11. Siobhan says:

    So many great ideas! I am no where near ready for Christmas but this helps!

  12. Cristina L. says:

    I love the DIY Peppermint Body Scrub. Can’t wait to make it and give it away.

  13. Nicole Escat says:

    Lovely ideas! I would try some of these.

  14. Tyler says:

    Ooo so many good links! Going through them all now πŸ™‚



  15. Wren says:

    So much going on and I love it! I will have to sit down and go through all these posts you have linked. I love learning about things and getting ideas over the holidays !

  16. What a fun link up! Love all the great ideas in preparation for Christmas. Thanks

  17. There are so many interesting articles to read! I would go through the recipes first, of course. Thanks for sharing this link-up. Awesome every time.

  18. This is such a fun post! It’s such a great way to share each other’s work and become closer as a community!

  19. ellie says:

    some great link-ups for reading later on today! The crab dish sounded so tasty!

  20. Meeta says:

    WHat a great feature. I will need to keep coming back here to refer to it!

  21. Bismah says:

    Looks like some amazing content in your link up. I have just started getting back into link ups. I really like being able to share and read content in the same place.

  22. jill conyers says:

    What a fun roundup! I must make the peppermint body scrub. Perfect gift idea!

  23. Kait says:

    WHat a fun post! I’m definitely behind for Christmas this year too!

  24. Everything here looks so amazing! Love it!

  25. Elizabeth O. says:

    Those are all fun ideas! I think it’s awesome to be able to prepare activities for kids during this season.

  26. TColeman says:

    This is such a great link up with amazing ideas. I love all the different things to do to celebrate the holidays.

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