Monday, December 1, 2014

The Gift which is Turn it Up Tuesday...December edition!

Welcome to the 63rd week of Turn It Up Tuesdays!

Did everyone have an awesome Thanksgiving? Hope you haven't driven yourselves crazy already with all this "shopping" frenzy. I am by no means anti-shopping but geez enough already. Does anyone else but me wonder why we can't have such great so called "deals" all year round? Why can't Best Buy give me the same price for that huge TV in September when its my birthday?
Anyway hope you guys are ready for some fun and great reads. Last week was fantastic as always!

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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!
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Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!

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Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from This Momma's Ramblings | Jessica from The Wondering Brain | Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise | April from 100lb Countdown | Ce Ce from Chic Pixels Design Studio | Kae from Where's My Pacifier? | Kelly from Making-More | Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Yolanda from That's Mashed Up | Laura from Another Cent Saved | Cindy from Mom Maven | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly| Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Jillian from Baby Doodah | Chelsea from Mommie and Wee | Tenns from New Mama Diaries

And welcome our awesome guest hosts for December!

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Angie from God's Growing Garden | Stacy from Anastasia Vintage | Nancy from Afro-Chic Mompreneur | Tina from The Happy Creations | Laci from Sequins in the South | Rebeka from Homemade Momy | Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess

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

Complete the form here! Monthly co-hosts will be chosen on a first come first-serve basis. We're now accepting guest hosts for January and February.

Here are the Featured posts from last week!

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Mari chose Dresser To Kitchen Island – Cart #DIY With #ChalkyFinish Paint Colors from Dear Creatives. "I chose DC's redo because I absolutely love taking something old and making it into something new again. I loved how the dresser turned out I think it looks amazing!"

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Angie chose Pretzel Snowmen from Save More Spend Less with Heidi. "How cute is this!!? So easy to make & oh so delicious too! Maybe we could even add a gummy worm as a scarf? (that might be taking it too far - they are perfect as is)"

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Jillian chose Free Christmas Shopping Printable from The Organized Dream. "I chose this post bc I love lists!! And keeping organized during the holidays is very time consuming. This list will help me keep organized, and I hope it helps others!"

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Chelsea chose Pumpkin Pie in a Jar from Little House Living. "I love how these pies were made in a jar. Call me crazy, but the crust is my LEAST favorite part of a pie, so knowing that these confections had less flaky and more filling, I was a happy woman. And plus, it just looks yummy in general! Yay for holiday sweets!"

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Damjana chose Mini Apple Cranberry Popovers from Three Kids and a Fish. "These popovers are just perfect for this time of the year. A treat this warm, sweet, tart and fluffy makes a person want more of it - especially when served with that yummy cranberries fill!"

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Serena chose Five Things I Did For My Students That Today's Teacher's Wouldn't Do from LadyBlogger. "Our kids will always need teachers like this. Perhaps some teachers have lost their spark because of the way the system has changed or for whatever reason. I'm glad to see there are still teachers out there that are willing to go above and beyond for their students."

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Tenns chose 20-Something Scriptures Every 20-Something Should Know from Mommie and Wee. "I’m always on the search for more spiritual encouragement. This great list of scriptures is just what I need to add to my spiritual appetite. I like that its geared to those in their twenties, because I as I approach my thirties I have these scriptures to look to for strength, encouragement, and motivation."

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Stacey chose New To Homeschooling from The Multi Tasking' Mom. "I completely understand this post and still feel somewhat unsure, even though we are into our third year of homeschooling. I will likely always feel a bit of unsure, but I will continue to plug along, because I do feel it is the best for my kids. Thank you so much for sharing!"

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Tina chose DIY Waterless Snow Globes from Pioneer Mama. "Another wonderful Christmas creation!! Detailed instructions - fantastic result, my type of craft!! I love these waterless snow globes and I'm making some this Christmas. Thanks so much for sharing."

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Amy chose Homemade Monogrammed Gift Tags from The Organized Dream. "I love these Homemade Monogrammed Gift Tags from he Organized Dream! I love adding an extra touch to my gifts to personalize them and make the recipient feel special. These gift tags are easy to make, look great, and can be re-purposed as ornaments to be used again each year."

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Natasha chose Single Serve Hot Chocolate Mix from With A Blast. "I've been looking for a nice simple gift to give to my son's teachers for the holidays. I think this might be it! Thanks for the idea and the simple instructions!"

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The post with the most clicks is The Day Our Strawberry Broke The Internet from Barbie Bieber and Beyond.
Stop by and show some love to our featured bloggers this week! I'm sure they'd all appreciate it!
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And the Best of the Best is...

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Pretzel Snowmen from Save More Spend Less with Heidi

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Mini Apple Cranberry Popovers from Three Kids and a Fish

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So now that you've met our sponsor of the month, our hosts and co-hosts, and our Featured and the Best of the Best...

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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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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1 comment:

  1. Hello cute lady! it is always a pleasure to be a part of your party. Thank you for hosting. Please join us at our party tonight.We would be thrilled to have you! Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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