Easter is a week away, but we’re already celebrating here on Turn It Up Tuesday!
Welcome to the 79th week of Turn It Up Tuesday! Last week, we had an awesome time on Turn It Up Tuesday with 448 links – another amazing week! We’d like to thank each and every one of you for making every week so amazing! Keep sharing your amazing posts with us here on Turn It Up Tuesday!
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. 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
Our sponsor for April is Great Escapes Travel Agency.
Great Escapes Travel is a full service travel agency specializing in Leisure and Group Travel.
We plan land based vacations, cruises, destination weddings, and honeymoons to U.S. destinations, as well as the Bahamas, Caribbean and Mexico.
At Great Escapes Travel, we are not mere order takers who book your trip and then leave you on your own. We are “Escape Artists”. As Escape Artists, we act as an adviser and a resource for our clients. We take the time to talk with our clients to really get to know them. Then we are able to create the perfect vacation experience created just for them. We provide personalized service that is tailored to meet each of our client’s needs. We work with our clients every step of the way – before, during and after the trip. We make ourselves available to our clients by phone, text, email, and Facebook. And we guarantee that someone will respond to you within 24 hours.
Are you looking to get your blog or website in front of numerous people per week? Do you enjoy Turn It Up Tuesdays? Interested in having your blog or website featured for an entire month?
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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 | Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother | Jillian from Baby Doodah | April from April Noelle | Tina from The Happy Creations | Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Cindy from Mom Maven | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | Kelly from Making-More | Yolanda from That’s Mashed Up | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Rose from What Rose Knows | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith | Nancy from Afro-Chic Mompreneur | Kelly from Mum-bo-Jumbo | Zografia from Bisozozo | Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess | Lisa from Blogghetti | Latisha from Ask Latisha
And welcome our awesome guest hosts for March!
(from the top – left to right)
Danielle from insearchofthe25thhour | Ginger from Does Your Sister Have Normal Hair | Cathy from Brand New Mom Blog | Marie from Just Plain Marie | Marose from Simple Pero Rock | Victoria from Giveaways 4 Mom
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!
Latisha chose Recipe Box: Clam and Bacon Pizza from On the Home Front. “Looks and sound delicious. Would love to taste that.”
Latisha chose Discovering Grace in the Waiting from Made to Mother. “This is a very timely article for me, because I am experiencing a major season of waiting right now, and sometimes I get frustrated in my impatience. This is a good reminder to me that God has a purpose in our waiting.”
Mari chose Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream and Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting from Spoonful of Flavor. “I fell in love with Ashley’s cake because I love the combinations. It looks so decadent and mouth watering! I look forward to trying it.”
Tina also chose this post. “This cake looks stunning!!!A Chocolate cake with coconut and marshmallow frosting. A yummy treat for Easter. I’m going to try this!!Thanks for sharing.”
Mari chose Dulce De Leche Cheesecake Cookies from Organized Island. “Raquel’s Dulce de Leche treat is dear to me because as a kid I use to buy these little candy triangles at the corner store made of this treat. So to find it in cookie is a must try as well!”
Tiffany chose 5 Common Blogging Crimes No Blogger Should Commit from pig & dac. “This is a post every Blogger should read. It can be so easy to make simple mistakes that will drive away Readers and Followers. Jessica points out some that have simple fixes but can do major damage.”
This post also received the most clicks.
Tiffany chose Chalkboard Eggs from Ash and Crafts. “Love This! With Easter right around the corner I am definitely happy to find an easy and no mess way to let my kiddies have decorating fun!”
Tina chose Dollar Store Moss Topiary DIY from The Organized Dream. “I love simple and affordable ideas that look nice. Great for decorating an event like a wedding,christening ! Thanks for sharing!”
Marose chose The Ugly Side of Pregnancy from An Upstream Life. “I like this post because it talks about the beginning of motherhood. It can make woman realize how special they are even if their body is changing.”
Marose chose 5 Tips for Healthier Snacking and Love with Food Review from Divas Run for Bling. “Being healthy is really important and this post would really help.”
Lisa chose Cold Brew Iced Coffee from Bowl of Happiness. “You don’t have to say coffee twice to me and Haylea’s Cold Brew Iced Coffee reached out to me as if demanding me to make this delicious drink. I’ve been on a iced coffee kick lately and heard of cold brewing but never done it so this was the sign I needed. Can’t wait to try it!”
Lisa chose How to DIY a Side Table for FREE from noSmallLife. “I love a good re-purpose project and Megan’s DIY Side Table was great and looks great in her living room and entry way. She has my wheels turning now…I think I need a side table in my sitting room!”
Victoria chose A Guide to Using Essential Oils Effectively – Infographic from Urban Naturale. “I chose this post because I have gotten into using essential oils recently and I am still learning the ropes of all of the various uses for each oil. The infographic in this post was very helpful and providing new ways to use essential oils that I probably would have never thought about.”
Victoria chose The Busy Blogger’s Method to Effectively Participating in Linky Parties from our very own Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith. “I chose this post because it was on an interesting topic and provided some good tips. I participate in linky parties and I used to run one myself, that I plan to start again, but at times, I know they become overwhelming.”
Stacey chose Chocolate Fudge Cake: Marshmallow S’mores Dessert from Kenarry. “Oh my, this looks absolutely divine! I am a major choco-holic with a massive sweet tooth, and I have to say, so are my kids. During our summer season, we do s’mores over an open fire, whenever we cook out. This would be great for winter time, when we can’t have one of our cookouts! Thank you so much for sharing!”
Zografia chose 40 DIY Spring Easter Wreaths from The Jenny Evolution. “So many beautiful ideas in one place! A great post for finding inspiration!”
Zografia chose Spring Chicks Egg Carton Craft from Typically Simply. “I loved these chicks! Just loved them!”
Jillian chose 4 Things You Learn When Your Post Goes Viral from Budget Girl. “I love this post because I’m so super excited for Chelsey, and because she shares some fantastic tips for when your post does go viral!!”
Jillian chose How to Choose a Planner System That Is Best For You from Mama’s Got It Together. “I love my Erin Condren Life Planner, but I don’t feel planner peace, yet. I feel like I am missing something. I’m wondering if I need to use my planner binder, too. After reading this post, I realize I have more research to do for myself.”
Natasha also chose this post. “As one of my goals is to become better organized this year, I have been looking at the Erin Condren planners – however, I have yet to find planner peace. These tips really helped me to get started on finding that balance and peace and taking some time to do some research. Great post!”
Kelly chose Recipe: Tie Dye Birthday Cake!! from Hopelessly Ever After. “This colourful cake made by Kristin for her partner’s birthday is super cool. I didn’t realise just how easy it is to make a tie dye cake and this has inspired me to give it a go!”
Kelly chose Easter and Spring Home Decor Ideas from Clean Scentsible. “Talented Jenn shares her home decor ideas she has prepared for Easter. I love how Jenn has used chalkboards – her writing and drawing looks so professional! I love it.”
Natasha chose Time to Stop Wasting My Precious Time on an Unworthy Guy from Surviving and Thriving in the Second Year of My Divorce. “It’s so true – dating is a serious gamble. And the biggest gamble is knowing whether or not you want to continue giving time and energy to a relationship that can potentially go nowhere. Kat’s stories are always great…and I really enjoyed this one. Great post!”
Ginger chose Pepperoni Pizza Waffles from A Simple Pantry. “Sounds like a delicious recipe and something my niece and nephew would love to help with.”
Ginger chose Upcycled Cardboard Box + Fabric Remnants = Fitness Motivation from Fashionably Employed. “Simple and easy idea but super functional and cute.”
Kimberly chose Look What I Did To My Daughter’s Dolls from our very own Latisha at Ask Latisha. “This mom was so creative in her efforts to save babydolls from being naked all the time! The cake decorating option was Extreme Makeover at its best.”
Kimberly chose March Madness Appetizers from The Mandatory Mooch. “I’m not crazy about how March Madness always preempts Young & the Restless for two days and lasts well into April. But I can probably overlook the “madness” this year because of Nichi’s awesome compilation of appetizers. So creative!”
Stop by and show some love to our featured bloggers this week! I’m sure they’d all appreciate it!
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 is…
4 Things You Learn When Your Post Goes Viral from Budget Girl
5 Common Blogging Crimes No Blogger Should Commit from pig & dac
Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!
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Thank you so much to all that have entered to win our Essential Oils giveaway!
From Sarah at Grace in Oils: I am so excited to partner with Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures for this awesome giveaway! We are giving away three books & three Young Living essential oils. I originally got started with Young Living and essential oils in July 2014. I did a lot of research before choosing this company. I run a blog Grace In Oils (www.graceinoils.com) where I talk about my research, how I use essential oils, and other fun things! My goal with my blog and my Young Living business is to help bring essential oils into every home. I want everyone to know they can use essential oils! While I encourage research I also offer resources to those I enroll to help empower them to get answers to their questions. I chose Young Living due to their Seed to Seal guarantee and I go into that on my blog. If you are interested in starting your journey with Young Living I would LOVE to have you be a part of my team. I fully support those I enroll via online groups, an e-series, and more! I also offer a really amazing Welcome Kit free to those who choose to become a Wholesale Member with Young Living via purchase of a Premium Starter Kit (https://beta.youngliving.com/vo/#/signup/start?sponsorid=1938897&enrollerid=1938897).
A WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED NEXT WEEK!
So now that you’ve met our Sponsor for the month, our hosts and guest hosts, our Featured, the Best of the Best, and our 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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