Anyone have a boat I could borrow? It has been raining here in west central Florida for almost 3 weeks! I am not talking about the afternoon storm we usually get around 3-4pm that lasts less than an hour. I am talking all day, heavy rains, flooding rains. We saw the sun and blue sky one afternoon last week and everyone went crazy taking pics and putting them on Facebook. I woke up to thunder and heavy rain at 5:30 this morning. When I checked my weather app at 7:25am this is what I saw.
To make matters worse, both of my boys had to be out on the roads this morning. Aaron is driving a truck with a trailer full of lighting equipment to Tampa and then to Orlando today! I cancelled my morning appointment so I could stay off the roads. Anyway, I hope your summer weather has been better than ours.
Time to get turned up…and party with us at Turn It Up Tuesday! It’s our 98th week, which means we’re only a few short weeks away from the 100th week here at Turn It Up Tuesday! We’d love to thank each and every one of you for partying with us week after week! Keep stopping by, linking up, and sharing your amazing posts with us here on Turn It Up Tuesday!
Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic…and having fun! Link up 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 | Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise | April from April Noelle | Jillian from Baby Doodah | Tina from The Happy Creations | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | Cindy from Mom Maven | 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 | Nancy from Afro-Chic Mompreneur | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly | Kelly from Mum-bo-Jumbo | Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess | Zografia from Bisozozo | Ginger from Does Your Sister Have Normal Hair | Free from Couponin Diva | Kori from Just Another Mom | Minnie from The Country Cooking Queen’s Weight loss and healthy eathing blog | Amy from Confessions of a Ninja Mom
And welcome our awesome guest hosts for August!
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Interested in being a guest host for the month or becoming a permanent co-host?
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Here are the Featured posts from last week!
Cathy chose Minion Recipes! Muddy Buddies Chex Mix from The Jenny Evolution.
Cathy chose Burlap Wreath Tutorial: Denim and Dots Cottage Decor from Kenarry.
Kori chose 10 Perfect Fonts for Any Project from The Organized Dream. “I’m a bit of a font-a-holic and I’m always looking for different combinations to use on graphics, and printables.”
Kori chose Back To School Shopping Mistakes To Avoid from My Stay at Home Adventures. “We don’t get our shopping list until a couple of weeks before school starts if we’re lucky, so it’s definitely tempting to go hit the stores now when the sales have started. Hopefully this year, I can make it a smart shopping trip!”
Stacey chose 5 Steps to Overcome a Year of Homeschool FAIL from The Journey of a Steward. “What a great post! We, too, had our ups and downs, especially in the beginning. When we started, I was working full time and after becoming a SAHM, it took me some time to figure out what needed to be done. We start a new year, and I totally have a plan and part of it includes taking back control. Thank you so much for sharing!”
Stacey chose Homemade Maple Bars from Fitness Food Diva. “Any time that I go to get donuts for a breakfast treat, I always make sure that I get several of the maple iced. The children both love them and this helps to keep the peace! Now I can make a whole batch for them to fight over…I mean feast over! LOL! Thanks so much for sharing!”
Elaine chose Why I’m Loving Periscope from our very own Tenns from Bliss & Faith. “Great explanation of what it is and how to use it to grow your business.”
Cindy also chose this post. “I too love Periscope and I am looking for more ways to use this new technology. This post makes some great points and gave me some ideas of what I can do moving forward.”
Elaine chose Southern Summer Squash Casserole from Just Us Four. “A great healthy recipe for all that summer squash I was given yesterday”
Dawn chose DIY Sea Glass Decor from Krystal’s Kitsch. “Wow, i did not realise how simple this was. It looks amazing. I will certainly be having a go at this project.”
Dawn chose Fabric and Lace Bow Tie from Flamingo Toes. “I found my tote bag the other day, and wondered what i could do to cheer it up… Now i have the perfect idea, thank you xx”
Amy chose Make Your Blog Super Subscribe-Worthy from our very own Tenns from Bliss & Faith. “I love these tips on how to improve my blog to attract more subscribers. With this list, I can see exactly which areas I need to work on to make my blog more well rounded and complete.”
Amy chose 15 Fun School Lunch Ideas from The Organized Dream. “i’m always looking for creative and fun lunches to make for my son now that he’s in school. This collection has so many ideas, he’ll never be bored with his lunch again!”
Cindy chose 15 Things to Watch on Netflix for Her from Living Better Together. “Often my hubby works 1 night a week. I am always looking for things to watch that we wouldn’t necessarily watch together. I have added some of the suggestions from this post into my Netflix queue for future watching. Oh, if you haven’t watched Hart of Dixie, start now! I loved this show and I’m so sad there will be no new episodes.”
Silvie chose Minecraft Water Bottle DIY and Summer Fun Series from Nap Time Creations. “I chose this post because my boys love Minecraft and this DIY is easy. I think I’m going to make this DIY as favors for my son’s birthday party, since his theme is Minecraft.”
Silvie chose Fast Comfort Food: Cheesy Broccoli, Chicken and Rice Casserole from Inspiration for Moms. “Three of my favorite things are cheese, broccoli and chicken so I can’t wait to try this recipe.”
Sarah chose Tidepool Jello Cups from I Say Nomato. “I liked the creativity with the tide pool jello cups. A fun treat that kids would not only love to eat but enjoy making as well.”
Sarah chose Banana Split Sticks – Dessert on a Stick! from Frugal Coupon Living. “I liked the banana split sticks because I thought it was the perfect summer treat that’s easy to make, which everyone will enjoy.”
Anuja chose 101 Handmade Days: All the Hearts Quilt from Busy Being Jennifer. “The quilt is beautiful and so is the heart of maker. My prayers for Miss P’s recovery.”
Anuja chose Revamped Free Chair from Fabi Fabu. “Great job at upcycling that chair. Would have loved to see a detailed tutorial.”
Mari chose Strawberry Tropical Fruit Salad with Strawberry-Ginger Dressing from Spoonful of Flavor.
Mari chose Roasted Summer Vegetables with Sage from Little Miss Dexterous.
Natasha chose Why toddlers are like a weather system from Life, Kids, and a Glass of Red. “I love this post! It’s so true – toddlers are just like the weather, beautiful and unpredictable.”
Natasha chose 5 Things a Mom Should Do Every Day from Nitty Gritty Homeschooling. “As moms, we get lost in the every day function of just being a mom. But we have to take a step back and learn to take care of ourselves. This is a great post, and a reminder that we must take care of ourselves.”
The post with the most views is Spend Less Time In the Kitchen from Amanda Unfolded.
Stop by and show some love to our featured bloggers this week! I’m sure they’d all appreciate it!
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And the Best of the Best is…
Banana Split Sticks – Dessert on a Stick! from Frugal Coupon Living
15 Things to Watch on Netflix for Her from Living Better Together
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! And you’ve won free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures for 30 days – just e-mail Natasha at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!
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So now that you’ve met our Sponsor for the month, our hosts and guest hosts, our Featured, and the Best of the Best,
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!
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