Here is Turn It Up Tuesday Link Up #22 11 comments


How was your Valentine’s Day weekend? I had a nice one. Hubby made Sautéed Black Drum Fillets with Capers and Lobster Tails. It was a very delicious surprise. As some of you may know, the new season of House of Cards was released on Netflix on Friday. Operation BINGEWATCH was in full effect! We are already halfway through the season. 

Some great new stainless steel cookware arrived at the house too. However I’m not sure if that was for Hubby, for me, or for us. Oh well…it’s still nice and I couldn’t wait to get rid of some of our ancient old vintage cookware to make room for the new shiny stuff. 

Traffic Jam Weekend is going live the evening of this Thursday, February 20, 2014. I’ll be adding a Google + and Instagram link-up to it as well. And one more surprise that I’ll announce on Thursday. So be sure to check back then and link up your old posts for new traffic and comment luv.

Now, on to today’s linky party…

 

Welcome to the 22nd week here at Turn It Up Tuesdays!

Last week, we had another record-breaking week with 189 linkups – that’s 189 awesome posts to read and enjoy! Thanks so much to my new permanent c0-hosts and our February team and to all of you for making last week so successful!

Thank you so much to all those who have participated and for those new to Turn It Up Tuesday – Welcome!

Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic…and having fun! Link up your favorite posts 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!

Welcome our hosts and
our co-hosts for February!

We had some great new changes for February – Cathy at A Peek in Paradise, April from 100lb Countdown, and Angel at Sew Crafty Angel have all signed up to be permanent co-hosts on Turn It Up Tuesday!

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Interested in co-hosting? If you are interested, please complete this form. Monthly co-hosts will be chosen on a first come first-serve basis. We’re now accepting co-hosts for June and July. Co-hosts will receive free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures for 60 days!

And here are the Featured posts from last week!

There were so many awesome posts to read and we enjoyed them all! It was so difficult to choose just one favorite each!

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Angel chose MY VALENTINE’S BABY ♥ from Dolly Dowsie. “That little Valentine’s Baby with all the kisses is just too cute. He has this huge smile that just melts your heart. Too cute!”

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Jessica chose Teaching “The Average Student” from our very own, Bonnie from LadyBlogger. “This one I can relate to because my mom always told us we were “average.” When she told me that, it drove me nuts so I always tried to prove her wrong. Now, I am working on my PhD :). Awesome post!!”

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Darlene chose HOW WORKING AT AN ART STUDIO CHANGED MY LIFE from Peace and Chaos. “It`s always wonderful to read an inspirational story, especially when it is well written and true.”

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Kimberly chose My Bullying Story from The Coconut Head’s Cancer Survival Guide. “Bullying is so prevalent these days and in many forms. Gone are the days of simple teasing. Holly shares her own personal story with bullying and offers some insightful tips on how to put a stop to it.”

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Stacey chose Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Brownies!?!?! from The (Mis)Adventures of a “Born Again” Farm Girl. ” As most people know, I am a complete brownie junkie! LOL! Brownies of any kind. These look absolutely delectable!”

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Millie & Kristina chose Chore Chart: Perseverance Pays Off (Reblogged) from Reviews, Chews, and How-Tos. “I love this simple and creative chore chart! I also love the explanation on how to get children to follow one. I always gave up within days, this is motivation to try again!”

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April chose Dear Dads of Daughters: 3 sports things you shouldn’t skip doing from Home on Deranged. “Having girls often seems to be more of a joy for women than men for them to do things together. It’s awesome for this dad to share how he gets involved in his daughters lives.”

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Cathy chose Day 4: Red Velvet Cream Pie For Two from Living Better Together. “Love everything about these scrumptious little pies! Rebecca’s husband says she makes the best graham cracker crust! I can’t wait to make these cute little pies for hubby and I!”

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Natasha chose I Am not A Perfect Mommy Moments from Pretty Scraps. “Perfect post! I am very much the same way – I’m not perfect at all and I read all of these blog posts about these moms that just seem like super moms and I fully realize that I am not perfect. It just seems that other moms are perfect. However, we all do our best and that’s all we can do as moms. Wishing you the utmost best!”

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The posts with the most clicks is Munch on this Monday — How to make Paella from Gurvy Green.

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And the Best of the Best is…

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My Bullying Story from The Coconut Head’s Cancer Survival Guide

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Dear Dads of Daughters: 3 sports things you shouldn’t skip doing from Home on Deranged

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So now that you’ve seen the Featured and the Best of the Best and met our hosts and co-hosts,

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!

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