It's been a busy week in the Harrison household. Our days have been filled with painting the living room (I naively thought our little room would take a day with all four of us working. It took 4!) And my husband Rob building a fence for my mom. I'm helping mightily ;-> by selecting the wood and removing nails from the old boards so we can use it in our little fire pit. Yum! Summer time S'more's! My blogging this past week has been nil so I'm so happy to be a Guest Host this April to see what lovely posts others are writing! Join us and Enjoy!
Welcome to the 30th week of Turn It Up Tuesday! Thanks so much to my fellow hosts and our April team and to all of you for making every week so successful!
Please share your Easter-related posts (and non Easter posts) here with us this week on Turn It Up Tuesday. Easter is right around the corner and we'd love to hear how you'll be spending it. Will you be baking? Share your recipes. Will you be going to church? Share your beautiful outfits. Share anything at all with us.
As you may know, Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic...and having fun! Link up your favorite posts and meet some awesome bloggers in return! Link up your funny stories, DIY posts, recipes, mommy moments -- anything at all, as long as it is family-friendly. We want to laugh, be entertained, be inspired, and have a good time!
Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!
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Here are the Featured posts from last week!
Cathy chose Lemon Blueberry Cake Recipe from Creative Pink Butterfly. "Oh my! I love everything lemon and blueberry! I can't wait to try this recipe!"
Rachel chose My Power Struggle Secrets! from BLOSSOM FAMILY. "I have a lot of experience with power struggles both as an incredibly stubborn child and now as a parent. I chose this post because it was a great reminder that defiance is not always directed related to the "request" that is being defied. She gives great tips on keeping communication respectful and open. Wouldn't we all like a more peaceful house?"
Angel chose Easter Baskets from Of Mice and Ramen. "I love these Easter cookies. They are just adorable. My daughter would absolutely love these."
Katie chose Bath time!! from Living in Mommywood. "Although baths are so relaxing, they can be stressful for kids. Mari has lots of lovely tips to make bath time fun for kids too!"
Debbie chose New Pompeian Varietals and Caprese Style Pizza Recipe from Lori's Culinary Creations. "This recipe sounds so amazing and had my mouth watering! The directions are broken down perfectly. I can't wait to try it, and to try this different type of olive oil."
Juanita chose Deviled Chick Eggs from Foodista. "These eggs are so adorable. I'll be making them for our work Easter luncheon this week."
Michele chose Picture Ledges from Normal Everyday Life. "I picked this because something as simple as a DIY ledge can cost so much at the store (even IKEA!). It is nice to see a DIY version for those families that want quality things in their home without breaking the bank."
Jessica chose The money talk | Talking to your spouse about finances from Thrift for Today. "Loved the post! This is something I think all couples need to discuss with each other. Money is definitely a touchy subject but it's something that must be discussed especially if, God forbid, someone loses their job. I especially loved #3! In order to have a successful relationship period don't keep secrets! Thanks for sharing :)."
Lorna chose How Old is "Sexy?" from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes. "This story had great writing and inspiring to women of all ages."
Stacey chose 10 WordPress.org Plugins I Couldn’t Do Without from Budget Girl. "This is fabulous information! A couple of them I already use like CommentLuv & "Pin It Button" and a couple of them I am definitely going to look into. I love the recipe one, it is something that I have always wondered how it was done. I am glad that I added CommentLuv early on, it majorly cut down on the spam that I was getting. Thank you so much for sharing!"
Natasha chose You Walk that Way, Superwoman, and I'll Walk this Way from Time With A&N. "I completely agree with this post. It's so hard to engage your child every second that you're together. To me, it's more important to be together and to always be so interactive. Great post!"
The post with the most clicks is Optimizing Your Blog Post For Pinterest from Lamberts Lately.
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And the Best of the Best is...
The money talk | Talking to your spouse about finances from Thrift for Today
You Walk that Way, Superwoman, and I'll Walk this Way from Time With A&N
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