Monday, August 22, 2016

Turn Back and Turn Up

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday!!  I'm suffering from some end of summer blues, as the kids and I both went back to our regularly scheduled programming last week.  Luckily, Turn It Up Tuesdays has one last summer jaunt! 
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So share your new or old summer posts, back to school posts, and everything in between! 
We can't wait to check 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!
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Turn 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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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

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 Mini Dutch Apple Pies with Caramel Sauce from OhMy! Creative. "Sooooooo moist and delish looking can't wait to try them."
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Mari also chose Cinnamon Apple Cake Roll from The Bitter Side of Sweet. "Another moist sweet delish looking treat which I hope to try as well."
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April chose How To Rock Freezer Cooking While Homeschooling from Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus. "With all of my children starting school in just a couple of weeks, this list will help us out a lot."
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Bev chose Mexican Corn Soup from Morsels of Life. "This Mexican Corn soup sounds so good and will be great when the cooler weather comes. I especially love the avocados on top since I love avocados."
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Bev also chose Sloppy Joe Stuffed Shells from Tornadough Alli. "These stuffed sloppy joe shells would make a great dinner and something that everyone would love."
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Natasha chose Beach Bag Essentials for the Over-Prepared Mom from Logan Can. "I could absolutely relate to this post. I always overpack for the beach, but hey - better safe than sorry right??!! Great post - thanks for sharing!"
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The post with the most views is 5 Things All Stay At Home Moms Should Do Once Their Kids Are In School from The Mad Mommy.
Natasha also chose this post. "I'm not a stay-at-home mom, but I would surely do all of these. I especially take advantage of doing these exact same things when I take a day off from work. I drop my son off to school and just completely relax! Enjoy!"
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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.
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- Check out some of the other posts and make some new friends!
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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!
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday's Coming

Welcome to a new week on Turn It Up Tuesday!! 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!

This mama is EXHAUSTED. It is Back to School week, which means big changes not only for me but also for my kids.  I'm definitely going to need to check out the Plant Based Meals link (see it below!) to help with meal planning, as well as energy levels up in this party bus. s
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Turn 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

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Here are the Featured posts from last week!

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Bev chose Sesame Street Cookie Monster Cupcakes from The Jenny Evolution. "These cupcakes are just so adorable. Not sure I can eat them, I just love lookiing at them."
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Bev chose Mini Spaghetti and Meatball Appetizer from All That's Jas. "Love these meatball appetizers. I am always looking for ideas for parties. These would be a great addition."
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Sarah chose Sing As If No One is Listening: My Tattoo Story from Talk Less, Say More. "I am fascinated by tattoos. I have wanted one for years but haven't decided on something for myself - who do I honor? What do I want to always remember? This post sticks with me, because it's a story about someone deciding something that I haven't yet!"
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Sarah chose 15 Plant-Based Meals on a Budget from Healthy Helper. "My family is heading into one our most stressful times of year. It's easy to start to rely on quick meals that test the boundaries of "fast" vs "quick." I'll be trying a few of these meals this fall!"
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Ginger chose My Toy Shit List from Four Princesses and The Cheese. "This made me laugh out loud. I'm not a mom but I have my niece and nephews all the time and can really relate."
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Ginger chose 5 Proven White Hat SEO Tips to Apply today for Better Ranking! from Julie SYL & Pauli Kalungi. "SEO is something I know nothing about, even though I am attempting to run a blog. I think if I can sit down and go over this I will have a better grasp on it and make it work for me."
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Biola chose Vegetable Beauty Recipes from our very own Tina from The Happy Creations. Biola chose this post "for its simplicity and health benefits".
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Biola chose Tips for Being a Mom and a Writer from Georgia Lee. "Because every mom-writer can use a couple of helpful tips from others who get us".
Lori also chose this post. "I like this post because I can relate. Many of the things that are stated not to do I find myself doing them when I should be writing. I think anyone who is struggling with writing and also being a mom can definitely benefit from reading this."
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Elaine chose Raspberry Citrus Summer Sangria from Busy Being Jennifer. "What a wonderfully refreshing twist on sangria."
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Elaine chose Are You Making These 5 Big Blogging Mistakes? from Live from Julie's House. "Good article. Luckily, I am not making any of them."
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Lori chose Adorable and Delicious Lunch Ideas from The Real Thing with the Coake Family. "These are so cute and very easy to make. I’m sure that any child would love to see these for lunch."
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Stacey chose Left-Over Candy Blondies Recipe from The Jenny Evolution. "These look wonderful and such a fun way to use candies. Thanks so much for sharing!"
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Stacey chose Crunch Berry Snack Bars from Delightful E Made. "Oh yum! Crunch Berry cereal was always one of my favorites as a kid and I am looking forward to giving these a try. Thank you so much for sharing!"
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Mari chose Roasted Vegetable and Chicken Pasta with a Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce from The Kittchen. "I loved this combo because you get a great filling meal with great flavor and variety."
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Mari chose Mint Chocolate Frozen Yogurt S'Mores from The Bitter Side of Sweet. "What more do I need to say but frozen s'mores?!!! Omg!!!"
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Heather chose Things I Never Learned from My Mother from About Life and Love. "I think this is a very brave and open post. I too had a rather difficult mother, and didn't learn a lot that I want to pass on to my kids. Thanks very much for sharing."
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Heather chose Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Potatoes from Lou Lou Girls. "I never think to use my crockpot for sides, but this is a great idea. Perfect for a weeknight meal."
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Natasha chose Why No One Is Reading Your Mom Blog from Morgan Manages Mommyhood. "These are definitely some great tips to take your mom blog to the next level. Great post!"
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Natasha chose Back to School ~ Free Printable First Day of School Signs from The Real Thing with the Coake Family. "With my son starting kindergarten next month, I have been looking for some creative ways to celebrate his first day of school This is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing!"
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The post with the most views is What is Mindfulness? from our very own Elaine from Ramblings of a (Bad) Domestic Goddess.
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And the Best of the Best goes to...

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Crunch Berry Snack Bars from Delightful E Made
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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.**
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.