Saturday, October 25, 2014

Social Media Mixer #22

Welcome to the 22nd week of the Social Media Mixer! 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Week 21 - we had 114 blogs and numerous social media link-ups!

We have an announcement to make - this will be the last and final Social Media Mixer! 

Thank you for joining me and the other hosts and co-hosts each week. It has been a pleasure co-hosting this party for the last couple of months, and I have made a number of new friends. 

If you would still like to link up with us, please join Turn It Up Tuesdays every week, or Social Media Saturdays on BrittanyBullen.com. We'd love to have you!!! It has been a great 22 weeks, and we love all of you that have joined us - past and present. Wishing you all the best!

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The Social Media Mixer is all about networking and making connections. Also, you can gain exposure and increase your social media following! Link up your blog posts and social media accounts and mix it up with some of the other linkers. Each week, the Weekday Mixer will start on Saturday nights at 8:00pm and go on until Wednesday nights at 11:59pm. A blog post will be chosen each week by each of the hosts and guest hosts and featured in the following week’s link-up! If chosen, a brief summary about yourself and your blog/website and all of your social media accounts will be featured. It’s a great way to stand out among the crowd! One blogger will be chosen for 2 weeks of free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures!

Welcome your hosts!

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Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Angel from Sew Crafty Angel | Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise | Julia from Minivan Dreams | | Liz from Look by Liz Lewis | Kaitlyn from Three Sisters and Us | Shana from Technotini | Anni from Grapefruit Princess | Tiffany from Mrs Tee Love Life Laughter | Ce Ce from A Chicago Mom | Jillian from Baby Doodah | Holly from Southern Mom Loves

And welcome your guest hosts for October!

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Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Meghan from Life with Peanut | Alycia from Crazily Normal | Heather from Krafts and Kiddos | Crystal from Finding Crystal | Tina from The Happy Creations

And here are the Featured bloggers from last week's Social Media Mixer...

Shana chose...

Easy DIY Doily Wall Art from The Gold Lining Girl

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I’m a serious crafter at heart. Pretty sure it’s genetic. My Grandma used to paint ceramics, do embroidery, and do latch hook rugs and wall hangings. My mother dabbles in a little of everything and you never know what she’s up to. Her latest endeavor is collecting seashells and beach glass at the shores of Lake Erie to decorate wood picture frames. You can’t walk into a little shop or boutique without her pointing out 3 or 4 items saying, “We could make that!” Crafting is truly a family affair because even my older brother has been known to participate on occasion!

Heather chose...

Halloween Cupcakes from Working Mom Magic

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I have a slight cupcake obsession. I think decorating cupcakes is such a fun activity to do with kids, so we usually end up doing some sort of cupcake for each and every holiday. When my son was younger he was never really into craft projects, but when it came to decorating cookies or cupcakes he was always game. Every kid knows that once you decorate food, you get to eat it. Duh.

Crystal chose...

Growing Up Music: Third Eye Blind Jumper Lyrics Speak to Suicide from That's Mashed Up

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Have you ever had to be the voice of reason to a friend in need who was slipping into a dangerous mental place? I have. You have to look at them and tell them that you wished they’d “step back from that ledge”. Sometimes you can’t make them turn around and stop, or change their thinking pattern. There is a whole profession dedicated to that because helping a suicidal person in the long run is a skill and an art. However, sometimes all you need is to have them take just one step back, so to speak. That could mean the difference between having the time and space to get them professional help, and not.

Holly chose...

Coffee Flan w/ Cajeta Caramel from FabiFabu

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This flan is made like a custard, with plenty of eggs: 6 wholes ones and 8 yolks. It has a rich coffee flavor, and you add the coffee raw like in “cafe de olla”, to the sweet milk mix. I had made coffee flan before, but not this way, so I decided to give it a try. The original recipe is from Chef Rick Bayless, “TV show about Mexican food”, Mexico, One Plate at a Time and yes, I`m a fan.

Angel chose...

Perfect Fall Breakfast: Pumpkin-Ricotta French Toast Roll-ups from The Athletic Avocado

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The flavor of pumpkin means fall and with the best season for baking coming around, I knew I just had to make this french toast roll-up flavor. French toast roll-ups are amazing, but even more amazing with a pumpkin ricotta filling. Full of fiber and protein , these are the perfect fall breakfast. Eat them with a hot cup of coffee and watch the leaves fall, ain’t Nothing better than that.

Jillian chose...

What Is A Lifestyle Blogger from Laina Turner

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I am in the process of rebranding and redesigning my blog because I’m ready to take it to the next level. The launch is December 1st and even though I’ve been working on it since May; I can’t believe it’s only 6 weeks away and there is still so much to do. Freaking out just a little (ok a lot) but I tend to be one of those people who work best under pressure. At least that’s what I’m telling myself.

Alycia chose...

The perks of a morning run from Mom's Home Run

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I'm a morning runner. And I like it. In fact I'd hate to have to run later on in the day.

Tiffany and Ce Ce chose...

French Toast Bites from With Vintage and Me

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I think these have to be one of my favourite breakfasts at the moment. They are simple to make and just use a few ingredients. I used a loaf of home-made bread that I had baked the day before. I cut it into nice thick slices and then into bite size pieces. You cover them in an egg and milk mix then brown in a frying pan. Once cooked they get covered in a sugar and cinnamon mix. The first two bites didn’t make it to the plate as I had to test them!

Tina chose...

Cookie Flooding Decorating Technique with Sugar Cookie Cutouts from The Gold Lining Girl

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I can’t contain my excitement about today’s subject. This method of cookie decorating is my favorite. If there’s an occasion where you really want to impress, and make beautiful and elegant cookies, try cookie flooding.

Anni chose...

Creative Ways To Say Thank You (And Gift Ideas To Go With Them) from Shambray

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I am a HUGE fan of thank you! I think it is important and who doesn't like to feel appreciated. Sometimes a quick verbal thank you is fantastic. There is always a text, "Thanks so much!" A handwritten thank you note can make anyone's day, but today I am sharing some creative ways to say thank you.

And the winner is...

What Is A Lifestyle Blogger from Laina Turner

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Congratulations!! You have won 2 weeks of free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures! Please e-mail Natasha at 1EpicMommy@gmail.com for more information on your free ad space.

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