Keystrokes By Kimberly LOVES veterans and Turn It Up Tuesday! Yes, I do. I have a lot of military family, friends and classmates. They are priceless to me for serving our country and protecting our freedom. From my grandfather to several high school classmates to my son’s father and a few of my son’s friends and bonus sons I want to say THANK YOU for each and everything you have done and sacrifice for the United States of America! Here is a list of freebies just for you today.
Can you believe it’s the 60th week of Turn It Up Tuesdays??!! Welcome! We’re so happy to have you here this week – and thanks for the amazing posts last week! There were so many great posts to choose from! And we had a record-breaking week – thanks!!!
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!
SPONSOR OF THE MONTH
Silvie from My Silly Little Gang
Through Silvie’s posts, she shares the details of raising my silly little gang of boys and the different things she encounters in her life as a mommy. Including crafts, recipes, and reviews, she enjoys blogging and all the work it entails. It definitely keeps her on her toes, but it’s rewarding for her when she receives a comment from a reader letting her know they enjoy her post. Her goal is to grow her blog into all it can be. As a mommy blogger, she has had the opportunity to work with several brands to review their products or places.
Stop by and check out her blog…it’s definitely a great read!
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Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!
(from the top – left to right)
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 | Meghan from Life with Peanut | 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 November!
(from the top – left to right)
Angie from God’s Growing Garden | Damjana from AppleGreen Cottage | Keri from Living In This Season | Stasia from Our Life on a Budget | Kimberly from Life is a Lullaby | Rebeka from Homemade Momy | Serena from Simple Holistic Girl | Amy from Home Remedies | Stacy from Little to No Progress Here | Tanya from City Mom Loves | Tina from The Happy Creations
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 December, January, and February.
Here are the Featured posts from last week!
Tiffany chose When Cellphone Numbers Collide from Maple Brown Sugar. “I wanted to yell out AMEN as I read this! I have had my number for 5 years and I am STILL receiving texts and calls for the previous user. It’s funny getting a peek at someone’s else life through texts and random photos. Well kinda…LOL”
Keri chose 20 Busy Bag Ideas for Busy Little People | Part 1 from The Way He Plays. “I have been looking for creative busy bags and these are so great and useful!”
Cathy chose Pumpkin Orange Chocolate Wrapped Cake from All That’s Jas. “Such a BEAUTIFUL cake! An elegant dessert worthy of the center of any Thanksgiving feast! Her post makes it looks so easy to make I just might attempt to make it for my families Thanksgiving!”
Angie chose Clothespin Manger Nativity Scene Christmas Craft from Christianity Cove. “The first of Advent is on Nov 30th & nativity scenes have always been precious to me – I have a small collection & I’ll have to add this one to my collection.”
Serena chose 18 Reasons Why The 80’s Were Awesome #StumbleIntoTheWeekend from Barbie Bieber and Beyond. “It was great to reminisce about the 80’s and brought back so many happy & fun memories. It also put me in awe of the many advancements that have been made since then like with video gaming systems, fashion, and music.”
Stacey also chose this post. “Oh man the 80’s! The birth of MTV, big hair bands, and men in makeup and spandex! Oh the music! I have raised my kids on it…a new generation! The Sweet Valley High books were amazing, I remember having a shelf full! LOL! The TV and heaven forbid if there was something political or world newsworthy…there went 3, if not all of those channels! LOL! Thank you so much for the trip down memory lane!”
Damjana chose Cornucopia Snack from Three Kids and a Fish. “Why this one? This treat has what it takes to make a perfect recipe for me: so colorful and inventively looking, yet so simple to make! And, I have a soft spot for the mix of sweet&salty taste…I just HAVE to try it out.”
Kimberly chose Healthy Apple Almond Butter Muffins from Luv a Bargain. “I chose this recipe as it has healthy substitutes for baking – making muffins a little bit healthier. And it looks yummy!”
Yolanda chose I wish I would have known how hard it would be to parent someone else’s child from Ripped Jeans & Bifocals. “As an African American woman who has worked with children at various stages in the system, I found this story of domestic transracial adoption beautiful. How I wish the world was full of more people with hearts as big and loving as this mother. It’s well written, and very touching.”
Mari chose French Toast Breakfast Muffins Recipe from Sweep Tight. “I love all things French Toast.Yummy!!!”
Meghan chose 2 Ingredient Edible DIY Kids Paint Recipe from Domestic Mommyhood. “I’ve been collecting lists of things to do with Savanna at home now that she is truly at an age to grasp learning. I love this idea of edible paint. I can let her do her own thing or we can learn the alphabet and numbers without me having to worry about her accidentally putting this in her mouth…and such a simple recipe!”
Jillian chose 25 Indoor Activities from Life’s Little Projects. “It’s starting to get chilly where I live and with it dark when I get out of work, it’s tough to keep my child entertained indoors. This list has some great ideas on keeping him occupied and having fun!”
Rhonda chose Holiday Craft | How to Make a Sock Snowman from About A Mom. “The holidays are around the corner, so I’m looking for crafts to do with my grandchildren. This sock snowman is adorable and made from items that I have an abundance of. I could find a place around my house for these little fellows. Adorable.”
Kelly chose Scottish Tea Cookies with Apple Butter + Musselman’s Apple Butter Giveaway from Platter Talk. “Our family loves apple butter. I’m sure this would be delicious.”
Jessica chose Financially Fit & Physically Fit You from Women with Intention. “I love the idea of combining both being financially and physically fit together. As I was going through the post, both aspects are the same in nature. It’s basically doing a “2 for 1″ when accomplishing the goals. Thanks for sharing!”
Tina chose Homemade Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Pie Spice Apples from A Cultivated Nest. “Looks stunning, easy to make, yummy and it can be customised for any season , like Christmas. I’m definitely going to play with this recipe!!Thanks for sharing.”
Chelsea also chose this post. “I don’t even like chocolate, but these apple treats look delish!! I love that the pumpkin spice was included, so it’s a little different than the average ‘covered apple’!! Yummm!”
Amy chose A Little Thanksgiving Home Tour from Little Brags. “Christine did a fantastic job decorating her porch and home for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Her spaces are warm and welcoming, just what you want when having guests over! I love that she made some of the decorative items herself, including the creative little side table. I wish I was on her holiday guest list!”
The post with the most clicks is Death by Chocolate Slow Cooker Dump Cake from Homemaking Hacks with Dawn Lopez.
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…
I wish I would have known how hard it would be to parent someone else’s child from Ripped Jeans & Bifocals
French Toast Breakfast Muffins Recipe from Sweep Tight
Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!
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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!
*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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