It’s finally here! It’s VBS week! The staff and volunteers at RiverLife Church have put their hearts and souls into this year’s VBS. It is called MOVE! and it focuses on teaching our children to MOVE towards Jesus. We will follow the stories of 5 people/groups in the Bible who moved towards Jesus and why we should do the same. We spent Sunday afternoon/evening decorating the stage and the classrooms and now we just wait for the doors to open at 6:00pm each night this week.
Time to turn it up…and party with us at Turn It Up Tuesday! It’s our 97th 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!
SPONSOR OF THE MONTH
Our sponsor for July is DIVAtude.
The DIVAtude Experience is a conference that will empower and motivate women in their personal and professional lives. We are currently taking speaker proposals through August 1st for our 1st virtual conference that will take place in October. Hosted by Michelle D. Garrett, the founder of Divas With A Purpose, The DIVAtude Experience will provide tools and resources for all women to embrace their DIVAtude – being driven, inspiring, victorious and called to action.
Are you looking to get your blog or website in front of numerous people per week? Do you enjoy Turn It Up Tuesdays? Interested in having your blog or website featured for an entire month? Then, sponsor Turn It Up Tuesday for a month by clicking here!
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 July!
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Interested in being a guest host for the month or becoming a permanent co-host?
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!
Free chose Increase Your Website Traffic with Social Media from Blog-Rite. “Promoting my blog is key and know the how and when to promoting my content is just as important.”
Kimberly (Being a Wordsmith) also chose this post. “Great tips for using social media to promote your blog posts! Check it out and learn the who, what, when, where, why, and how.”
Free chose 6 Tips to Increase Page Views with Simple Blog Changes from Amanda Unfolded. “Increasing my page views is something I strive to do every day.”
Dawn chose A Lightning McQueen birthday cake from Living on Grace. “My son loves Lightening McQueen, and when he saw this post all i got from him was “Can i have that for my birthday???” His birthday is in November LOL”
Kelly also chose this post. “My son is turning 3 in December and is absolutely obsessed with Lightning McQueen! This cake has given me some inspiration for what to make for his birthday – I love this.”
Dawn chose Minion Fan or Fanatic? 10 Wild Minion Crafts for Adults from The Jenny Evolution. “Minions….. What can I say….. EVERYONE loves minions……enough said”
Amy chose Smore Ice Cream Pops from Lou Lou Girls. “With it being the summer time, I am obsessed with s’mores. So I love coming across different variations of s’mores recipes. I can’t wait to try this one!”
Amy chose How to Get Kids to Clean Their Rooms from Parental Journey. “I picked this post because it’s been a challenge getting my son to clean up after himself, I love the tips and suggestions in this post to help establish more of a routine so that I’m not always the one that need to nag him to do it.”
Kelly chose Free Reading Reward Charts from Life Over C’s. “As a Librarian by day, I am a big believer in teaching children the importance of reading when they are young. Literacy rates have declined over the years and this is a great incentive for children to want to read.”
Elaine chose Bacon, Cranberry and Pecan Salad recipe from Summer Scraps. “A wonderful blend of my favorite ingredients.”
Elaine chose Mango Chutney Chicken from Suburble. “I love mango chutney and I rarely find recipes that have it as an ingredient.”
Stacey chose No Bake Chocolate Energy Bites from Krystal’s Kitsch. “These look amazing and all of the ingredients are fully stocked in my kitchen! I love finding quick and easy snacks for the kids, especially if they are no bake, since I don’t like using my oven in the summer. I can’t wait to give these a try! Thanks for sharing!”
Stacey chose 50+ Best Ice Cream Recipes from One Little Project at a Time. “Last winter I bought the ice cream maker to go with my Kitchen Aid mixer and have yet to make any ice cream this summer. I look forward to trying out a few of these recipes. Thank you for sharing!”
Kori chose Get A Toddler To Sleep Through The Night from Practical Mommy. “I chose this one because I have a toddler who will not sleep through the night… we’re looking for solutions and this post helped.”
Kori chose Processed Food Alternatives for Super Busy People from our very own Elaine from Ramblings of a (Bad) Domestic Goddess. “I chose this one because we’re trying to eat healthier and one way to do that is by reducing the amount of processed food we eat. I can’t eat too much of it anyway because I get migraines, so this post is definitely useful.”
Tina chose How to Fold Napkins Into Pinwheels from AttaGirl Says. “Beautiful pinwheels .I love it!Learn how to fold your pinwheel napkins and impress. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us.”
Tina chose Patriotic Desserts for the 4th of July from Organized Island. “I love this nutella cupcakes.Easy and so tasty.I adore Nutella recipes.Thanks for sharing this tasty idea with us.”
Mari chose 55+ Grilling Recipes from Top Bloggers from Juggling Act Mama. “Loved Ang’s grilling share so many choices sure to find something that suits everyone. I love grilling it’s quick and easy and helps with healthy choices.”
Mari chose Simple Nutella Cupcakes from Organized Island. “Raquel’s Nutella treat looked so yummy and I just bought a jar at home so look forward to trying this treat!”
Tiffany chose Originality & Uniqueness in Your Branded Elements from our very own Tenns from Bliss & Faith. “In this post Tenns from Bliss and Faith touches on how important it is to stay original in your branding and how that can ultimately lead to your success in a world where so many try to be just like everyone else.”
Tiffany chose 13 Things You Miss When You Become a Mommy from Fun Money Mom. “OMGosh Lisa has seriously been in my head with each of these points. As a Mom you give up a lot but I think you don’t realize how much…I mean I haven’t had a warm meal in years!”
Kimberly (Being a Wordsmith) also chose this post. “Lisa hits the nail on the head with her ‘hilarious but true’ list of things mothers can no longer do. I only have one child and I could completely relate to all 13 things!”
Sarah chose Sew a Kiss the Frog Bean Bag Toss and Learning Game from Sew Travel Inspired. “such a fun, unique, & creative way to engage with your children, in numerous ways.”
Sarah chose Repainted Welcome Mat from Love My Big Happy Family. “I like working with hana (melting beads) and feel this is the perfect summer camper craft that kids would love to make and customize. My girls would love to have this on their backpacks showing how much they love camping.”
Karren chose Snickers Ice Cream Sandwich Cake from Three Kids and a Fish.
Karren chose Get Your Grill On – 35 Yummy Grilling Recipes from Pink Heels Pink Truck.
Anuja chose Avocado + Mint Smoothie from View From the Fridge.
Anuja chose Golden Stenciled Bedroom Wall from Albion Gould.
Natasha chose Stop, and calm the f*#k down from Life, Kids, and a Glass of Red. “Love. This. Post! It is so important for us as parents to take a step back and calm down. And this post explains it all – it’s almost like Emma was reading my mind!”
The post with the most views is 10 Sure Signs That You Are A Mom from our very own Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith.
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…
50+ Best Ice Cream Recipes from One Little Project at a Time
Get Your Grill On – 35 Yummy Grilling Recipes from Pink Heels Pink Truck
Looks like our hosts are hungry…and enjoying the summer fun! These are some great posts!
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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