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National Great Outdoors Month with Turn it Up Tuesday!

Did you know that this is National Outdoors Month? With the kids out of school, I’m getting out and about this month. What about you?

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you for sharing all of your amazing posts with us last week! Thank you for celebrating, remembering, and honoring fallen service members last week with our Memorial Day post of Turn It Up Tuesday.

This week, we’ll be celebrating the great outdoors as June is National Great Outdoors Month! Coincidentally, June is also National Safety Month – so be sure to be safe with your everyday activities and even more so when you head outdoors this month.

This week, we’d love for you to share posts about your experiences outdoors, tips for being safe whether everyday or while doing outdoor activities, and any other outdoor- and/or safety-related posts!

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 hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!

 

(from the top – left to right)

Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | April from April Noelle | Tiffany from The Mrs Tee| Silvie from My Silly Little Gang |Jessi from Jessi Living Lovely | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith

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 our last party!

Kimberly chose Sensational Summer Salads from Dreaming of Leaving. “So many incredible salads to choose from. Love, love, love this post!”

Kimberly chose Summer Guide – Great Ideas for an Awesome Summer with Kids from Awesome Alice. “My 10 year old will be home with me most of the Summer. This post gives me some new stuff to plan for him.”

Natasha also chose this post. “With summer right around the corner, I’ve been looking for ways to have fun with my son. I am looking forward to enjoying some of these great ideas! Thanks for sharing!”

Tiffany chose Summer Fun Outdoors from Fluster Buster. “I LOVE this! Such great ideas to cover the entire summer. I am determined to check off a Backyard Movie Night and thanks to Robin pulling all this awesome ideas together in one place I can check off a few more along the way!”

Tiffany chose Reclaiming the Joy of Motherhood When Your Patience Runs Out from Kori at Home. “These tips from Kori are perfect for any mom who has been in that moment when being joyful is the last thing you can think about. Putting these tips to practice can definitely help bring back the joy of motherhood.”

April chose Tips to Eat Healthy on a Budget from That Fit Fam. “These are great tips for someone who wants to eat healthy on a budget. I know these tips have helped me time and time again.”

April chose Morning Metabolism Boosting Home Workout from Life in Spandex. “This is totally what I need to do in the mornings. I haven’t been working out like I should and overall being very lazy, so these workouts will be easy enough to get me going in the morning.”

Tenns chose How to Make a Unicorn Birthday Cake from Bird’s Party. “Firstly, can we just applaud the amazingness that is this cake! It’s so cute, and the tutorial on how to create it is so detailed and thorough. I thought it was great how Cristina broke down each step and included where and how to find the ingredients and supplies you will need to make the unicorn cake!”

Tenns chose The Rise of Natural Hair Care from Urban Naturale. “Deborah included a succinct round-up of tips for using natural products to care for your hair. I’m always excited additional resources for how to do so because I decreasing the use of using chemical-based products on my body is a priority to me. This post is definitely one to point people in a good direction for how to get started with natural hair care.”

Natasha also chose this post. “I went natural several years ago, but I haven’t really worn my hair out with my natural curls for years. I’m getting tired of straightening my hair or doing crochet braids, and I’m loving this post with tips on making that happen. Thanks for sharing Deborah!”

The post with the most views is Stars and Stripes Sugar Cookie Bars from Delightful E Made.

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So now that you’ve seen our Featured Posts,

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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

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Be sure to stop by and enjoy the Featured posts from Turn It Up Tuesday past and present on our Pinterest board!

Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

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Taking Great Photos with Turn it Up Tuesday!

I really needed that extended weekend. I’ve been working late four nights a week and it’s wearing on me quickly. I have this schedule for another month. But to remember the actual reason for the day off, I remember those who have given their life so I can have mine.

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Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you for sharing all of your amazing posts with us last week!

Today is Memorial Day, and we are celebrating, remembering, and honoring our military service members.

This week, we’d love for you to share posts about Gratitude – what you are thankful and grateful for, posts focused on gratitude and inspiration, ideas on celebrating Memorial Day, and much more!

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 hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!

 

(from the top – left to right)

Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | April from April Noelle | Tiffany from The Mrs Tee| Silvie from My Silly Little Gang |Jessi from Jessi Living Lovely | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith

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 our last party!

Kimberly chose Easy Way to Organize Kids School Papers from Fun with Mama. “I don’t even like to think about the BOXES of school papers that I have collected over the years. This is an awesome post on how to creatively organize all of that.”

Kimberly chose 17 Summertime Smoothies! from Graceful Coffee. “I can’t wait to try these smoothies this Summer. Lots of flavors to choose from!”

Jessi chose Adding Batten To Farmhouse Walls – ORC Week 4 from Homestead 128. “I love the update! It looks awesome…I’m inspired to try this in my own home!”

Jessi chose How to Take Great Blog Photos (Without Expensive Equipment) from Off-Color Literature. “This is so helpful for bloggers! Great tips and resource.”

Tiffany also chose this post. “Savannah game a few really great tips on getting high end photo results without the high end costs! I recently made my own backdrop for photos and it was definitely well worth the effort.”

April chose DIY Slumber Party Teepee from Bird’s Party. “When you’re always trying to creating something new for your girls, it’s great to get new ideas.”

Tiffany also chose this post. “I love how Cristina took such simple steps and came out with such an amazing result!! My youngest daughter is all about slumber parties and I may need to try and recreate this for her next one!”

April chose Game-Changing Avocado Toast Recipes from Dreaming of Leaving. “I’ve seen avocado toast in person, but these look so tasty. I’m just going to have to make some of them at home.”

Silvie chose Whipped Lavender Homemade Body Butter from Midwest Modern Momma. “I love body butter! The idea of making it myself instead of buying it sounds perfect. I can’t wait to try this one out.”

Silvie chose Butternut Squash Dip with Garlic and Herbs — Only 2 Ingredients! from Take Two Tapas. “I would have never thought of using butternut squash in a dip. This recipe sounds delish and I can’t wait to try it.”

Natasha chose 10 Ways to Find Time to Read from Off-Color Literature. “I absolutely love to read, but I’ve been having a hard time finding time to do so. This year, I am on a mission to read more and these are some great ways to find time to make it happen. Thanks for sharing!”

Natasha chose 101 Fun Activities To Do This Summer (That Barely Cost Anything) from Awesome Alice. “We have a few things planned this summer, but I am looking for ways to save money while still having fun on a regular basis. Thanks for sharing these great ideas!”

The post with the most views is 3 Tips to Save During Your Legoland Florida Vacation from our very own Tiffany from The Mrs Tee.

If you were featured above, feel free to share the badge below with pride on your blog or website!

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So now that you’ve seen our Featured Posts,

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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

Epic Mommy Adventures

Be sure to stop by and enjoy the Featured posts from Turn It Up Tuesday past and present on our Pinterest board!

Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

**Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to Epic Mommy Adventures, along with co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Turn It Up Tuesday, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to the original source.**


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All Mixed Up

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, I haven’t written a personal piece in a while. So many life changes have been happening and I was struggling to figure out how to continue.

Quite frankly, I was trying to figure out whether I would continue this venture, this blog.

I haven’t known what to say here for a long time. I don’t like controversy. Although I love my kids, I don’t particularly like spending a lot of time talking about them.

Then there’s work. I consider myself a “jill of all trades”. I know a little about a lot of things. Enough to make an income with any of them. If I took some time, I could make a substantial income from several of them.

I just don’t.

Why?

Because I don’t want to dive into something that I can’t be “known for” in the future.

I really want to create a legacy, a life for me and my children. Not just a job for now.

I’m lucky and blessed. I have a husband who’s willing to support any option I choose.

And you would think that means it would be easy. But for the first time, I truly have a choice.

I’ve worked since I was twelve, paid household bills since 16, paid for multiple adults until I was 28 (until I got married).

Do you know how much pressure that is? The pressure of thinking that if you don’t make enough money, you’ll have a household of adults living off of you?

Most people don’t. Most people don’t understand. Truthfully, most of the people that I assisted were in pure denial that I did anything for them.

Truthfully, most of the people that I assisted were in pure denial that I did anything for them.

All Mixed Up | AprilNoelle.comThat hurt the most. I spent years sacrificing. I’m not saying I needed a pat on the back or accolades, but a pure denial sent me in a whirlwind of depression.

Now that I truly have a choice, it’s like seeing the world for what it is for the first time. I don’t have to conform to what others think I should do. I don’t have to think about making a certain income or how many hours I work.

And I don’t want to talk about any of this. I don’t want to think about any of this. There is a sort of safety and comfort in doing what others expect, especially when you know you can attain THEIR goals.

I feel like I’m falling off a cliff trying to think about what I really want, what goals I really want to set and what I want to do to get there.

This has been a piece for Finish the Sentence Friday, a link-up where writers and bloggers come together to share their themselves with a particular sentence. If you’d like to stay ahead of future sentences and participate, join our Facebook group.  Link up your sentence prompts below! Please no “link dumping.” If you include a link, comment on other posts.

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National Decorating Month with Turn it Up Tuesday!

My birthday just passed and I had an excellent time! One thing I wanted to show off here was a dress made by my friend The Crunchy Mommy.

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you so much for celebrating Earth Day with us – we had a fun time reading through all of your amazing posts!

This week, we’re celebrating National Decorating Month! Feel free to share your Spring cleaning and decorating ideas, tips, and tricks with us – we can’t wait to check 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 hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!

(from the top – left to right)

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 |Jessi from Jessi Living Lovely | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith |Reuven & Aliyah from Marriage Reset | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama

…and welcome our guest hosts for April!

Amethyst from One Sage Mama | Joe from Imperfect Disciples

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’s party!

Natasha chose About Fear: Facing the One Thing That Scares Me from Mom Mandy. “These are some great tips for facing fear. Thanks so much for sharing this great post!”

Natasha chose 6 Mommie Dearest Ways That I Am #RockingMotherhood from our very own Kimberly from Being A Wordsmith. “Yes, Kimberly! Go ahead and keep on rocking motherhood! Love this post – thanks for sharing with us…and for nominating me!”

The post with the most views was Lavender Cake with Honeyed Ricotta from The Jenny Evolution.

If you were featured above, feel free to share the badge below with pride on your blog or website!

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And the Best of the Best goes to…

Lavender Cake with Honeyed Ricotta from The Jenny Evolution

About Fear: Facing the One Thing That Scares Me from Mom Mandy

Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!

Best of the Best Bloggers – make sure to showcase the button below on your blog!

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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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

Epic Mommy Adventures

Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

**Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to Epic Mommy Adventures, along with co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Turn It Up Tuesday, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to the original source.**


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Celebrating Earth Day with Turn it Up Tuesday!

We only have six weeks left of school! Where did the time go?

There will be changes coming on this page, as soon as I get some things off my IRL plate.

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! Thank you so much for celebrating Easter with us here on Turn It Up Tuesday – we loved all of the amazing Easter and Spring-related posts!

This week, we’re celebrating Earth Day, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd. Please be sure to share some of your “green” posts with us!

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 hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!

(from the top – left to right)

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 |Jessi from Jessi Living Lovely | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith |Reuven & Aliyah from Marriage Reset | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama

…and welcome our guest hosts for April!

Amethyst from One Sage Mama | Joe from Imperfect Disciples

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’s party!

April chose Laughter is the Best Medicine when Parenting from The Woman’s Post. “Who doesn’t need a reminder to laugh a little more?”

April chose DIY Dollar Store Spring Craft from Intelligent Domestications. “Anything quick, easy and inexpensive is ok with me! I might have to venture to have my third spring craft.”

Jessi chose Carrot Cinnamon Rolls Recipe from The Country Chic Cottage.

Jessi chose Easy DIY Wood Sign from Meaningful Spaces. “I love the sign. I wanna recreate it!”

Stacey chose Easter Treats from Marilyns Treats. “These look absolutely amazing and some of them so easy, that the kids can join in with the treat making! I have such a horrible sweet tooth, no matter the holiday, and look forward to giving some of these a try. Thanks so much for sharing!”

Stacey chose Corn Dog Pot Pie from Fluster Buster. “The absolute perfect combination to please even the pickiest of eaters. Some days it is just easier to have an easy, go-to dish meal to feed a hungry family. Thank you so much for sharing.”

Natasha chose Think Green This Spring: How to Declutter Your Home Efficiently from MomMandy. “I have been on a mission this Spring to minimize, declutter, and organize. These are some great tips to do just that. Thanks for sharing!”

Natasha chose How to Take the Drudgery Out of Spring Cleaning from Intelligent Domestications. “Another great spring cleaning post while I’m smack dab in the middle of spring cleaning. Thanks for the great tips!”

The post with the most views is Peanut Butter Lovers Brownie Bars from Delightful E Made.

If you were featured above, feel free to share the badge below with pride on your blog or website!

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And the Best of the Best goes to…

Laughter is the Best Medicine when Parenting from The Woman’s Post

Peanut Butter Lovers Brownie Bars from Delightful E Made

Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!

Best of the Best Bloggers – make sure to showcase the button below on your blog!

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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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

Epic Mommy Adventures

Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

**Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to Epic Mommy Adventures, along with co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Turn It Up Tuesday, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to the original source.**


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Happy April with Turn it Up Tuesday!

April Fool’s Day was a couple of days ago. Did you play any pranks on your children?

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday everyone! It is always a pleasure to have you join us this week, and every week!

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 hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!

(from the top – left to right)

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 |Jessi from Jessi Living Lovely | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith |Reuven & Aliyah from Marriage Reset | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama

…and welcome our guest hosts for April!

Amethyst from One Sage Mama | Joe from Imperfect Disciples

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’s party!

April chose Haiku Friday – Breeze & Blow from The Writer Next Door. “I really needed to get lost in a story and always Vashti gave me a great one.”

April chose Buffalo Chicken in the Crockpot from Jay Tried and True… “There are two things that I love: buffalo chicken and my crock pot (even though now I have an Instant Pot which is slowly taking its place). I can appreciate whatever make my life easier.”

Reuven & Aliyah chose Penelope’s Clubfoot Update: Navigating the Challenge While Overseas from Reviews, Chews, & How-Tos.

Reuven & Aliyah chose How to Crack an Egg without Shell Shards from Fluster Buster.

Tiffany chose 6 Tips to Keep the Kid Clutter in Check! | Day 26: 30 Days to Less of a Hot Mess from The Turquoise Home.

Natasha chose How to Become A Minimalist! from Graceful Coffee. “Less is more has become my new trend, especially with spring cleaning underway. Thanks for sharing some ways to make that happen!”

Natasha chose 7 Surprising Ways Being Organized Improves Your Life | Day 22: 30 Days to Less of a Hot Mess from The Turquoise Home. “I’ve been spring cleaning for the past week, and these are some great tips to help us get organized and focus on the benefits of becoming and remaining organized.”

The post with the most views is Frugal Living: How to Upcycle from Pennies & Paydays.

If you were featured above, feel free to share the badge below with pride on your blog or website!

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And the Best of the Best goes to…

7 Surprising Ways Being Organized Improves Your Life | Day 22: 30 Days to Less of a Hot Mess from The Turquoise Home

Frugal Living: How to Upcycle from Pennies & Paydays

Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!

Best of the Best Bloggers – make sure to showcase the button below on your blog!

Epic Mommy Adventures

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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

Epic Mommy Adventures

Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

**Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to Epic Mommy Adventures, along with co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Turn It Up Tuesday, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to the original source.**


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Beginning the Week with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day {Turn It Up Tuesday}

 

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday! It is always a pleasure to have you join us this week, and every week!

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 hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!

(from the top – left to right)

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 | Abiola from The Ramblings of a Momaholic | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama | Reuven & Aliyah from Marriage Reset | Jessica from Organic Deal Diva

…and welcome our guest hosts for January!

Selena from My Rambling Thoughts

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!

Selena chose Glitter Dipped Coffee Mug Tutorial from Typically Simple. “Coffee can be my kryptonite so this coffee mug post drew my attention! Why not make your coffee pretty in the morning?”

Selena chose Dear Kids…Meet Dad from Daily Dump. “This Mommy Blogger always makes me laugh! Dear Kids, Meet Dad was spot on!”

Bev chose Crispy Hasselback Potatoes with Caramelised Onion! from Sparkles In the Everyday. “Love potatoes this way and adding the caramelized onions won me over.”

Bev chose Warm Up Dinner with this Chicken Burrito Soup Recipe from Jodie Fitz. “On a cold chilly night, it is so nice to have your meal in a bowl. This will certainly warm you up.”

Reuven & Aliyah chose How to Save Money – Automate Your Savings! from Widowz Mite. “Committing even a very modest sum to a monthly savings plan can pay off.”

Reuven & Aliyah chose 5 Things I Swore I’d Never Do as a Mom…And Then I Became A Mom from Mama in the Mitten. “As a parent, I can so relate to this post. Oh yeah, I’m a father. Well, I can still totally relate.”

Natasha also chose this post. “Great post! I could relate to almost everything! Thanks so much for sharing with us!”

This post also receive the most views.

Mari Chicken Mozzarella Recipechose from The Jenny Evolution.

Mari chose My Natural Hair Journey – 7 Months In! from Giveaways 4 Mom. “I’m letting my hair grow out for a donation but I can empathize with how much hair issues effect our daily lives especially us women of color.”

Tina chose Winter Yarn Wreath: An Easy Craft Idea from Kenarry. “A beautiful DIY yarn wreath, I love the way it was created.Wonderful result, thanks for sharing this creation with us.”

Tina chose Beautiful DIY Gift Idea for Valentine’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Day and More from The Real Thing with the Coake Family. “What a pretty selection of colours, I love the gift tags. Beautiful!Thanks for sharing your creation with us.”

Tiffany chose An Organized Work Day: My Secrets for Being Crazy Productive | Day 5: 30 Days to Less of a Hot Mess from The Turquoise Home. “Laura is my life saver! I can check off 1 of her 3 tips and I am happy to say I’m determined to check them all off because I definitely need a bit more organization to my days!”

Tiffany chose How to Start a Bullet Journal from Sparkle. “I have been wondering how to start a bullet journal and well this is definitely a great guide to getting me there.”

Stacey chose Turtle Love Brownies from LouLou Girls. “Turtles have always been one of my favorite candies and brownies are one thing that I will always pick over almost anything else. This looks just amazing and I can’t wait to give it a try. Thanks so much for sharing!”

Stacey chose Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts Recipe from Sugar, Spice, and Family Life. “The kids and I love doughnuts, especially when they have cinnamon and sugar on them. I can’t wait to give this recipe a try! Thanks for sharing!”

Natasha Why It’s Important to Have Special Time With Kids (+ 5 Ideas) chose from Playful Notes. “I love the ideas for having those special moments with your kids. Thanks for sharing!”

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5 Things I Swore I’d Never Do as a Mom…And Then I Became A Mom from Mama in the Mitten

Glitter Dipped Coffee Mug Tutorial from Typically Simple

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12 Days of Fitness {and so much more} with Turn it Up Tuesday!

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday! Christmas is a week away…can you believe it? We’re still celebrating on this week’s Turn It Up Tuesday! 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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(from the top – left to right)

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!

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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!

Mari chose Eggnog Pancakes from Lipgloss and Crayons. “This week I picked Julie’s post as it combined two things I love and can’t wait to try this!”

Mari chose Peppermint Red Velvet Fudge from Delightful E Made. “Erin’s share looks amazing great color and tasty blend.”

Tina also chose this post. “I love this fudge, what a vibrant red colour. Looks amazing and sounds super yummy. Thanks so much sharing this beautiful creation with us.”

April chose Last Minute Holiday Party Tips + Holiday Mimosa Recipe from Organic Deal Diva. “I love a good mimosa, but I especially appreciate creative festive version for this time of year.”

April chose 12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 2: Holiday HIIT Workout from Life in Spandex. “I am desperately trying to work on my weight during the holidays. I appreciate Life in Spandex’s effort to keep us healthy during this seasons.”

Stacey chose Fudge Brownie Pie from Lolly Jane. “Brownies are one of my top favorite desserts, especially if they are fudgey and chewy. This would be the ultimate topped with a little powdered sugar and maybe even a dollop of whipped topping. Thanks so much for sharing!”

Stacey chose Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies from Budget Girl. “What a fun and easy treat to add to any holiday festivity, especially for the peanut butter and chocolate lover. I know my son would absolutely devour them. Thanks for sharing!”

Jessica chose Peppermint Tree Toppers from A Thoughtful Place. “Courtney did such a good job breaking down the steps to this adorable Christmas craft! And it looks adorable on her tree! Love it!”

Jessica chose Candy Cane Martini from Sandy a la Mode. “These martini’s might be making an appearance this holiday in our home! 🙂 “

Tina chose Cinnamon and Clove Homemade Lotion Bars from Growing Up Gabel. “What a wonderful idea, I love the smell of clove and cinnamon, great as a handmade Christmas gift.Thanks so much for sharing this lovely idea with us.”

Natasha For the Burned-Out Bloggerchose from A Mama’s Story. “Reading Sara’s post made me feel like it was written just for me. I feel the same exact way…every time I feel that I should probably take a break from blogging, I realize how much I need it. Thanks for sharing!”

Natasha chose Sh*t Kids Write…To Santa from Coffee Mounds & Lipstick Clouds. “I swear kids say the darnedest things and this post just proves it. Love it! Thanks for sharing!”

The post with the most views is Sorry Isn’t Always Easy from our very own Tiffany from The Mrs Tee.

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Peppermint Red Velvet Fudge from Delightful E Made

Fudge Brownie Pie from Lolly Jane

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Happy Thanksgiving {Turn it Up Tuesday}

Can you believe it’s already Thanksgiving? This year has flown by and I’m totally not ready for Christmas. What are your Thanksgiving plans?

Welcome to a new week at Turn It Up Tuesday! Thank you so much for stopping by last week and sharing all of your posts – we had so much fun checking them all out!

This week is Thanksgiving, and we’re so grateful and thankful to share it with all of you! Share your holiday recipes, decorations, DIY projects, exercise tips, and anything that you’d like to share from present and past! We can’t wait to check out all your posts!

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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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(from the top – left to right)

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 | Jessica from Striving Towards Grace | Abiola from Ramblings of a Nigerian Workahomom

…and welcome our guest hosts for November!

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Carolyn from Mississauga Mom | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama | Danielle from Dancing with My Daughter

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!

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Mari chose Smoked Ham Apple Gouda Panini from The Bitter Side of Sweet. “My weeks picks are…Nancy’s panini it just such a great combo looks delish for those days you don’t want to do too much in the kitchen.”

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Mari chose Spaghetti Grilled Cheese from The Kittchen. “I would never have thought of this combo but Kit’s grilled cheese is a must try!!!”

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Bev chose Orange Cranberry Margarita Cocktail Recipe from Growing Up Gabel. “What a wonderful way to celebrate the holidays, with a delicious drink served with cranberries. How refreshing is that.”

This post also had the most views last week.

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Bev chose Grape Crostini Appetizer Recipe with Blue Cheese Spread and Honey from Home Cooking Memories. “You had me at blue cheese. I love it and then the mascarpone cheese cinched the deal. I can’t wait to make these.”

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Stacey chose Over 50 Hamburger Meat Recipes from 3 Boys and a Dog. “Hamburger is a staple to most of the recipes that I make for my family and I am always searching for just the right ones for my picky eaters. I am looking forward to trying a few of these out and spice things up a bit. Thanks for sharing!”

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Stacey chose 25 Christmas Gifts Kids Can Make from Your Vibrant Family. “Some of the best gifts that I have gotten, have been home made and I love these ideas. Gifts from the heart are absolutely priceless. Thank you so much for sharing!”

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Silvie chose Slow Cooker Pork Loin with Vegetables from The Jenny Evolution. “I have never thought of making pork loin in the slow cooker. This sounds like such a great recipe, I can’t wait to try it.”

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Silvie chose Pumpkin Spice Palmiers from The Bitter Side of Sweet. “I have always wanted to make Palmiers, and can’t wait to try out this recipe. Thanks so much for sharing it Nancy.”

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Melissa chose Caramelized Banana Bread from Morsels of Life. “This sounds so delicious and I like finding recipes that use smaller amounts of butter and sugar without sacrificing taste.”

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Melissa chose How We Create a Christmas Focused on Christ from Year Round Homeschooling. “Since this is my son’s second Christmas, I’ve been trying to find more ways to make sure that our focus is more on Jesus during the holidays than on presents.”

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Heather chose Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash from My Suburban Kitchen. “I love roasted Brussels sprouts, and this combination with butternut squash sounds perfect for a Thanksgiving side. Since I’m looking for new sides to try this year, this one will be on the list.”

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Heather chose Holiday Pomegranate Quinoa Pilaf from My Life Cookbook. “I’m really the only one in my family who usually eats quinoa, but that’s OK, since Denise said she ate all of it herself, maybe I’ll do the same. Thanks for sharing!”

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Natasha chose 25 Desserts Perfect for Thanksgiving from Crystal & Co. “I just love Thanksgiving desserts, and this is a great list! Thanks so much for sharing with us!”

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Natasha chose 19 Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes from Lolly Jane. “And next to desserts, I love Thanksgiving leftovers! Thanks for sharing – I look forward to trying these recipes!”

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Grape Crostini Appetizer Recipe with Blue Cheese Spread and Honey from Home Cooking Memories

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Smoked Ham Apple Gouda Panini from The Bitter Side of Sweet

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

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– 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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

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The Holidays are Here with Turn it Up Tuesdays!

By the time you get this message, I’ll be asleep. No, I wish. I have had long days of working to build a business. Please give me tips to stay awake after these long days? In the meantime, check out these Thanksgiving posts and add your own!

Welcome to a new week at Turn It Up Tuesday! Thank you so much for stopping by last week and joining in the fun!

Next week is Thanksgiving so we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving for the next 2 weeks! Share your holiday recipes, decorations, DIY projects, exercise tips, and anything that you’d like to share from present and past! We can’t wait to check out all your posts!

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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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(from the top – left to right)

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 | Robin from Snippets of Faith | Jessica from Striving Towards Grace | Abiola from Ramblings of a Nigerian Workahomom | Sarah from Roaring Mama Lion

…and welcome our guest hosts for November!

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Carolyn from Mississauga Mom | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama | Danielle from Dancing with My Daughter

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!

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Melissa chose The 21 Day Holiday Season Fitness Challenge from Urban Naturale. “It is so hard to make sure I’m staying focused on staying healthy during the holidays. I love that this plan is easy to do, takes little time, and requires very little equipment. This should help make sure I’m not gaining weight while still being able to enjoy all the holiday festivities.”

This post also had the most views last week.

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Melissa chose How to Make Your Own Year of Dates Gift from What’s Up Fagans? “I love this idea! As a busy mom, I want to make sure I’m getting the most out of date nights with my husband, but right now we seem to do the same sort of things over and over. I like that she provides different ideas for going out dates and staying home dates. This is definitely something I’m going to work on for a Christmas gift for my husband.”

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Bev chose Easy Slow Cooker Bread Dinner Rolls from Growing Up Gabel. “What a great idea for having hot rolls without having to use up oven space. Can’t wait to try this trick.”

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Bev chose Simple Cream Cheese Pastry from The Sparrow’s Home. “You can’t go wrong with a cream cheese dessert. My mouth is watering.”

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Mari chose Baked Pumpkin Brownie Donuts from The Bitter Side of Sweet. “I think Nancy’s brownie share looks delish nice and moist!”

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Mari chose Easy to Make Bath Salts – four to try from Alba Rosa. “Alba’s bath salts are a must try for me because I love all things Spa treatment self care type!”

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Tina chose Holiday Home Tour 2013 + {DIY} Glitter Reindeer from Inspiration for Moms. “Wonderful handmade hostess gifts.Very creative and beautiful Christmas crafts. Thanks for sharing these lovely creations with us.”

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Natasha chose Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents from The Sparrows Home. “This sounds like a great book, and one I wish I’d had available before I had my son. Thanks for sharing! I’ll definitely be checking it out!”

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Natasha chose 10 Tips to Think More Positively from A Mama’s Story. “This post was so necessary, especially after the election. There has been so much negativity that we need to learn again how to be more positive. Thanks for sharing – great post!”

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Easy Slow Cooker Bread Dinner Rolls from Growing Up Gabel

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The 21 Day Holiday Season Fitness Challenge from Urban Naturale

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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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

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Fall Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes with Turn it Up Tuesday

My prayers are with those who are still affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Welcome to another week at Turn It Up Tuesday!

To all those impacted by Hurricane Matthew, our thoughts are with you and your families during this time of recovery.

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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(from the top – left to right)

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 | Robin from Snippets of Faith | Jessica from Striving Towards Grace | Abiola from Ramblings of a Nigerian Workahomom | Sarah from Roaring Mama Lion

…and welcome our guest hosts for October!

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Carolyn from Mississauga Mom | Danielle from Dancing with My Daughter

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!

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Carolyn chose DIY Candy Corn Halloween Water Beads Vases from Hydrangea Hippo by Jennifer Priest. “This one was interesting because it falls into the fall theme well, and I liked that it was an original idea, and not a mashup of other links. Neat craft to do with your kids.”

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Carolyn chose Cute Scarecrow Craft from Love My Big Happy Family. “(I) like the originality, theme, and simple, inexpensive supplies for this one.”

Bev also chose this post. “Turn those wine bottles into these adorable scarecrows. They will look so cute on my table.”

Tina also chose this post. “I love this creation.What a creative way to make a scarecrow.Thanks for sharing this wonderful craft with us.”

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Danielle chose 50 Delicious Slow Cooker Soup Recipes from Busy Being Jennifer. “Any slow cooker food recipe is an instant win for me. slow cookers always save the day especially in between busy schedules.”

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Danielle chose Halloween Recipes Witches from Embellishments. “This is so adorable. Definitely will have my daughter do this with me, just in time for halloween.”

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Kimberly chose Scary Movie Time from Coffee Mounds & Lipstick Clouds. “This post shows some of the best of the best scary movies of all time.”

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Kimberly chose Easy Caramel Apple Crescent Rolls #MakersMixUp from Living La Vida Holoka. “Loving this recipe. Simple and easy!”

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Biola chose Cows with Breast Cancer from Chronicles of a Lumpy Person. “Thanks to Cows with Breast Cancer by the Chronicles of a Lumpy Person, I am now aware of Cowden’s syndrome. I wish everyone would share her post to raise the awareness for this rare condition.”

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Biola chose Apple Pie Smoothie from our very own Heather from Goodlicious. “Apple Pie Smoothie by Goodlicious looks so refreshingly yummy and it’s so easy to whip up too.”

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Heather chose How to Make Sugar Skulls For Dia De Los Muertos from Try Anything Once. “I love these Dia De Los Muertos candy skulls. They’re creative and beautiful. A great way for introducing traditions from other cultures to our family.”

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Heather chose Pork Bahn Mi Sliders #GameTimeGrilling from Pink Heels Pink Truck. “Bahn Mi is one of my favorites these days, and we have some great Vietnamese restaurants for me to get my fix. But, sometimes I don’t want to go out to eat; I look forward to trying these at home.”

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Bev chose Turmeric Hummus Casserole #SundaySupper from Dizzy Busy & Hungry. “Love this humus casserole. All those veggies, humus and turmeric to boot. Makes my body do ‘Happy Dance’.”

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April chose Spicy Grilled Shrimp Jalapeño Poppers from Little Miss Dexterous. “My mouth was watering the second I read shrimp and jalapenos. This will be on my menu this weekend. Sold!”

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April chose Turn An Old Book into a Book Clock from Pretty Simple Ideas. “I love being able to reuse things to make new things. This is gorgeous and you can use a book that fits your aesthetic to make it personal.”

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Mari chose Peanut Butter Candy Corn Blondie Bars from Dad What’s 4 Dinner. “I love Quinn’s candy corn bars. Candy Corn has always been one of my fav candies!”

Tina also chose this post. “I love peanut butter and I love this recipe too.Looks super yummy and easy to make. Thanks for sharing this lovely recipe with us.”

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Mari chose Carrot Cake Mix Cookies Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting from Home Cooking Memories. “Anything with Carrot Cake gets me!!!”

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Silvie chose Halloween Party Ideas from Snippets of Inspiration. “This is an adorable and great ideas for any Halloween party! I can’t wait to try some of them out.”

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Silvie chose Cocktail: Pomegranate Pear Moscow Mule from Pink Heels Pink Truck. “I love pomegranates and think this drink sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing, I can’t wait to try it out.”

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Natasha chose The Best Halloween Movies for Kids from Every Star is Different. “We love watching movies on Halloween, and these are some great options. Thanks for sharing!”

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Natasha chose How to Plan a Disney Trip with Someone Who Doesn’t Love Disney (Yet) from The Sparrow’s Home. “I’m planning a Disney trip, but my son isn’t that into Disney as yet. Thanks for sharing your experience – this should help me in making plans! Great post!”

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The post with the most views is Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones from Marilyns Treats.

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Peanut Butter Candy Corn Blondie Bars from Dad What’s 4 Dinner

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Cute Scarecrow Craft from Love My Big Happy Family

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I’m Not That Mom with Turn it Up Tuesday!

Each New Day... ~ Douglas Pagels | AprilNoelle.com

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday!! Thanks so much for sharing your Fall posts with us last week…let’s continue sharing more this week! We can’t wait to check out all of your posts. We’d like to thank you in advance for sharing all of your amazing posts with us – we LOVE checking them all out!

We’re so happy to have you join us! 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!

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Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!

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(from the top – left to right)

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| Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess | 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 | Robin from Snippets of Faith | Jessica from Striving Towards Grace | Abiola from Ramblings of a Nigerian Workahomom | Sarah from Roaring Mama Lion | Lori from Saved By the Mommy

…and welcome our guest hosts for September!

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Chell from Chell Bee | Danielle from Dancing with My Daughter

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!

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Sarah chose I’m Not That Mom from our very own Tiffany from TheMrsTee. “I am also – NOT that mom, and I’ve gotten “into” it with some moms over it and also build a tribe of moms who are in my “camp,” so to speak. There shouldn’t be mom wars, but if there are, I’m totally not on the perfect side.”

Natasha also chose this post. “I’m definitely not that mom! And my son is definitely not that child that needs anything complicated. He always aims for the simple, and even when I ask him what he wants for lunch, he’ll tell me he just wants a jelly sandwich, fruit, and pretzels. So I’m just focusing on being myself and being simple – I’m definitely not perfect!”

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Sarah chose Homemade Uncrustables from our very own Kelly from Making More… “My son is OBSESSED with peanut butter sandwiches, and I was just thinking of doing something like this for his lunches.”

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Mari chose If You Are Raising A Daughter You Are Raising Someones Wife and Mother from Barbie Bieber and Beyond. “I love this share its a conversation starter and as a parent to a daughter it arose strong feelings for sure. It reinforced my strong feelings about putting people in boxes. Thank you Mandy for awesome share.”

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Mari chose Fall in Love with the Process from Inner Savvy Wellness. “Karen’s share was another favorite because in life we tend to resist change fearing something that is not even real! We create emotions and stress not needed if we just learn to let go just a little bit.”

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Heather chose Bruschetta from Morsels of Life. “Gabriel helped me pick the features this week, and this was his top choice. “That looks delicious!” were his exact words. We eat a lot of fresh vegetables, and combining tomatoes with garlic and basil on top of crusty bread is always a good idea.”

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Heather chose Chipotle Burgers with Avocado from My Suburban Kitchen. “This was Gabriel’s other favorite (although we had a bit of work narrowing things down). He loves spicy food, and this chipotle burger with avocado suits his taste well. “It makes my mouth water,” he said. And that was AFTER we’d had steak for dinner! I think I’ll have trouble keeping this foodie fed during his teen years.”

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Stacey chose Bacon Cheese Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies from My Suburban Kitchen. “These look wonderful, and would be a great breakfast treat for my lil man’s birthday. Thank you so much for sharing!”

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Stacey chose No Cook Corn Black Bean Salsa from My Suburban Kitchen. “This looks amazing! I love having salsa on so many different dishes, from chicken to salads, and I can’t wait to try this. Thank you for sharing!”

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Tiffany chose 8 Vital Goal Setting Tips for Success from Ecurosie. “I am always working on making sure I follow through on the Goals I set for myself and this post gave me the steps I need to help make that happen.”

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Tiffany chose Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Metallic Foil Pumpkins from AttaGirl Says. “I definitely have fall on the brain and I am on the hunt for some new unique ways to decorate. Thanks for sharing these awesome ideas Amy!”

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Natasha chose Caramel Apple Turnovers Recipe from Creatively Homemade. “I just love apple turnovers…and this recipe looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!”

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The post with the most views is 5 Back to School Transition Tips for Your Kindergartener from Mama’s Sweet Home Team.

If you were featured above, feel free to share the badge below with pride on your blog or website!

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And the Best of the Best goes to…

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Caramel Apple Turnovers Recipe from Creatively Homemade

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Fall in Love with the Process from Inner Savvy Wellness

Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!

Best of the Best Bloggers – make sure to showcase the button below on your blog!

Epic Mommy Adventures

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!

– Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!

– Grab the button below and showcase on your sidebar! Invite your fellow bloggers to join the fun!

Epic Mommy Adventures

Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

**Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to Epic Mommy Adventures, along with co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Turn It Up Tuesday, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to the original source.**



Interested in reading all of our favorite posts on Turn It Up Tuesdays – past or present? Or do want to know if your post was featured before we go live next week? Follow Natasha Peter’s board Featured on Turn It Up Tuesdays! on Pinterest.

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