Monday, March 28, 2016

Turn It Up Tuesday #132

Welcome to Week 132!

Glad you had a moment to stop in.

Spring is springing up all over! Need to hurry up and put the new greenhouse together - the one we bought last year for 85% off, you know I am so proud!
I can't wait to get some seeds started. There is nothing like the taste, and the savings, of growing my own fruit and veggies.
Don't you agree?

Thanks for celebrating Easter with us last week - hope you all had an amazing day yesterday with friends and family! And thanks for linking up every week with us - we love having you!

On another note, this week we'll be celebrating the start of Spring; hopefully, you have some great weather to start off the Spring. If you don't, then we hope it comes soon!
Happy Spring
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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 MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | 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 | Free from Couponin Diva | Kori from Just Another Mom | Bev from Eclectic Red Barn | Dawn from Pretty Shabby UK | Anuja from All I Do | Heather from Goodlicious

And welcome our awesome guest hosts for March!

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Kimberly from The Narrow Lens | Abiola from Ramblings of A Naija Momaholic | Lydia from Always Made with Love | Anne from Simple &a Savory | Evelyn from Better on a Budget

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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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April chose 10 Balance Ball Exercises for Lean Abs from Ask Deniza. "Although I have a ball at home, it becomes a distraction for my kiddos. I have been using the ball at the gym though. These will be great new exercises for me. I try to hit abs every day and these are super easy to follow."
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April chose Preschool Letter Activities: 3 Ways to Teach the ABC’s from Learning 2 Walk. "I've taught both of my girls letters and Alecia sums up how I did it in this post. Does she know me? LOL"
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Anne chose Ginger Garlic Shrimp Zoodle Bowl from Pancake Warriors. "I love zoodles and am always looking for different ways to eat them!"
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Anne chose 15 Heavenly Easter Side Dishes from My Suburban Kitchen. "Great ideas for healthy sides for Easter."
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Stacey chose Peanut Butter Granola Bites from NepaMom.com. "With a major sweet tooth, granola is a great option, and something that I am becoming quite addicted to. Can't wait to try these with my home made granola. Thank you for sharing!"
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Stacey chose Healthy Carrot Cake Energy Bites from Pancake Warriors. "I always loved carrot cake as a kid, and dieting and a huge sweet tooth, don't go well together. I can't wait to try these for a healthier snack. Thanks for sharing!"
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Mari chose Why Being Mindless is Bad for Your Productivity from Debbie Rodrigues. "I'm all about being mindful in our lives, everything we say and do matters and should be tackled with purpose so I loved Debbie's share"
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Mari chose Carrot Cake Swirled Cream Cheese Bars from The Jenny Evolution. "Jenny's share looked like a tasty treat I'd like to give a try!"
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Elaine chose Floral Acrylic Monogram from The Scrap Shoppe Blog. "I have loved big monogramed letter since I saw the big “M” on Mary’s wall in the Mary Tyler Moore show. I am so glad they are making a comeback and I just love this floral monogram. Can’t wait to make it."
Tina also chose this post. "I really like this 10 minutes diy. Looks fabulous and it is very easy to make. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us."
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Elaine chose Be Curious, Not Judgmental from No Ordinary Days. "Excellent blog post. Our society is so judgmental about people and cultures that we do not know. Unfortunately, we are taught to fear those people as well. Luckily, I have reached the point in my life that I do not care how other people judge me. That is their issue, not mine."
Natasha also chose this post. "What an amazing post! It's so easy to be judgmental but its so hard to think differently and to teach our children to think differently. We can't expect for things to be different if we ourselves are not different. Thanks for sharing this amazing post! I will seek to be more curious and less judgmental.'
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Abiola chose Stop the Negative Self Talk from Morgan Manages Mommyhood. "Stop the negative self talk by Morgan Manages Mommyhood because we all sink into this hole at some point in our mommy lives."
Natasha also chose this post. "We all go through a time where we have concerns about our bodies, especially after childbirth. However, it is important for us to be and think different, and teach our children to do the same."
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Abiola chose DIY Framed Shelves from Flamingo Toes. "This pretty DIY Framed Shelves by Flamingo Toes because I love pretty easy-peasy DIYs."
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Heather chose Fresh and Quick Zucchini Fritters from Kiku Corner. "I love fritters, and the idea of using zucchini is great. Crispy and flavorful without the carbs of potatoes. I can't wait to try this."
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Heather chose Greek Yogurt Lemon Cheesecake Bars from Spoonful of Flavor. "I love lemon desserts, and this lemon cheesecake bars look delicious."
Bev also chose this post. "I love all recipes that use lemons. I have two lemon trees so I am always looking for new ideas to use my lemons."
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Evelyn chose Hawaiian POG Juice Recipe from AttaGirl Says. "This looks so refreshing, and perfect for the upcoming warmer weather!"
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Evelyn chose DIY Lemon Body Scrub from PinkHeels PinkTruck. "I absolutely love DIY stuff, and I love knowing what ingredients are in the items I'm making. This looks (and smells, I bet) divine!"
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Kimberly (The Narrow Lens) chose Back to Basics: How to get back in the workout groove from The Acquired Sass. "I like this post because it gives practical steps to get back to a workout routine. We can so easily fall out of a routine so these steps will help motivate you to get back on track."
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Kimberly (The Narrow Lens) chose 60 Easter Basket Ideas That Aren't Candy from The Organized Dream. "I like this post because it gives good alternatives to candy on Easter. You could also use these ideas for other holidays or for gift baskets."
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Tina chose Farmhouse Style Coasters Free Crochet Pattern from The Painted Hinge. "I love these coasters,they look great. Wonderful pattern.Thanks for sharing this beautiful creation with us."
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Silvie chose Cilantro Lime Chicken Weight Watchers Friendly! from Just 2 Sisters. "I love to cook with cilantro, and I can't wait to try this recipe."
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Silvie chose Kansas City Ice Water from Unwed Housewife. "I am always on the lookout for new cocktails to try and this one is a perfect one to try."
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Bev chose Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake from Nancy on the Home Front. "Nothing better for breakfast than coffee cake and chocolate. What a great combination."
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The post with the most views is Tater Tot Waffles Recipe from Drugstore Divas.
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Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake from Nancy on the Home Front
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Floral Acrylic Monogram from The Scrap Shoppe Blog
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