It’s officially Summer, Being A Wordsmith readers! And we’re celebrating all week on Turn It Up Tuesday!
What are your plans for the summer? Do you have any tips for having a great summer? Do you have any great summer trips in the past? Share them all here on this week’s Turn It Up Tuesday!
We had an amazing week last week, and we thank you so much for joining in the fun! And if you’re new here…welcome! Feel free to share, share, share!
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!
(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| Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Kelly from Making-More | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith | Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess | Ginger from Does Your Sister Have Normal Hair | Bev from Eclectic Red Barn | Anuja from All I Do | Heather from Goodlicious
And welcome our awesome guest hosts for June!
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Here are the Featured posts from last week!
Bev chose Butterfinger Cheesecake from Marilyns Treats. “Cheesecake and butterfingers – how can you go wrong with this dessert. I can have my dessert and chocolate together.”
Bev chose Gyro Nachos with Pita Chips from Take Two Tapas. “I love gryos and these nachos look great. Even better is that I can have them while on my diet. Low in sugar and high in taste.”
April chose Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil and Bacon Pasta Salad from The Kittchen. “This looks delicious. I have never had this combo in a pasta salad, but in my quest of trying new things, I’ll give it a go!”
April chose 4th of July Do a Dot Pack for Preschoolers from Crystal & Co. “As we embark on more activities at home, I always need to do more with my preschoolers. I just bought a pack of dot paint bottles. This activity pack works great for my little girls.”
Stacey chose Caramel Pecan Brownies from our very own Bev from Eclectic Red Barn. “Oh my, you had me at brownies! The only problem that I see is that I would have to eat the whole batch…because my kids don’t like nuts. Hee-hee! Thank you so much for sharing!”
Stacey chose 50 Ways To Get Out of Debt Now! from Saving & Simplicity. “So many wonderful tips and some I have definitely started working on since becoming a single income family. Some of the others I will absolutely have to take a look at. Thank you for sharing!”
Natasha also chose this post. “Thank you for sharing these great tips! I will definitely be considering all of these tips in my path of being debt free.”
Tina chose DIY Geometric Vase (Psssst the trick is stickers) from Jennifer Perkins. “I love this wonderful craft project!Looks amazing and so easy to make.Thanks for sharing this beautiful DIY with us!
Tina chose DIY Painted Keys Using Nail Polish from White House Crafts. “What a cute and practical project!My keys are going to be painted:)Love it!Thanks for sharing this fun project with us.”
Mari chose Coconut Cream Bread Pudding with Coconut Glaze from Tornadough Alli. “Alli’s coconut gift to my mouth! I look forward to trying this because it just looks so moist and yummy.”
Mari chose How to Quickly Recover Barstools and Add a Padded Back from Dazzle While Frazzled. “Then I also loved this redo. Repurposing things around the house is a great way to save and a great way to always brighten up a boring spot.”
Sarah chose Almost Wordless Wednesday – Sign of a Fun Camping Trip from A Little Campy. “We are camping this week, so I’m on the lookout for advice and wisdom about camping with kids. I loved the simplicity of this post in “A Little Campy” – I need to remember that it’s not about the STUFF and having everything we need, but it’s about my kids being free and having a good time.”
Sarah chose Camping with Young Kids? Yes, You Can Do It! from Twin Cities Mom Blog. “As awesome as the wisdom of “let the kids run free” is, and as necessary as that is to my perspective, I also appreciated this post of practical tips for camping with young kids on Twin Cities Mom Blog. I love getting tips from moms who have “been there” already :).”
Tiffany chose Root Beer Float Pancakes Recipe from Home Cooking Memories. “OMgosh I mean how could this not be a favorite of anyone with a sweet tooth. I need these on my plate now!”
Tiffany chose Fun 4th of July Craft for Kids and Parents, too! from The Real Thing with the Coake Family. “I love all of these. Finding a way to have fun with my Kiddies is always something I love and what better way to help celebrate the 4th of July!”
Heather chose Paneer Tikka ~ Grilled Paneer and Vegetable Skewers from Sweet C’s Designs. “These skewers look delicious and perfect for a summer night of grilling. I’m very interested in learning more about cooking Indian food and this is a great recipe to get me started.”
Heather chose Cook a Pork Roast – Serve It Three Times! from The Lazy Gastronome. “I’ve said before I love serving pork, and slow-cooker pork shoulder is such a versatile, inexpensive protein. I like the idea of sharing three different recipes in one post.”
Natasha chose 3 Simple Preschool Parenting Tips from Homeschool Preschool. “It’s a lot of work parenting a preschooler. They are more confident, more self-aware, and have accumulated enough education that make them believe they can conquer the world. These are great and simple tips to help parent a preschooler; thanks for sharing!”
The post with the most views is Show Dad Some Love! 22 Fun, Fabulous, Ecofriendly Father’s Day Gifts from Urban Naturale.
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And the Best of the Best goes to…
Root Beer Float Pancakes Recipe from Home Cooking Memories
Coconut Cream Bread Pudding with Coconut Glaze from Tornadough Alli
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