Hello hello, welcome to another week of Turn it Up Tuesday. Last week was another awesome turnout with such a huge amount of links shared. This party just keeps getting better and better with time just like wine lol.
Winter has been a real pain thus far for some more than others but a pain still. I am looking forward to warmer weather ahead. Glad this is a short month and the month of Love! Can't wait till Saturday, though Love day should be everyday and mostly it is I love to get some "extra treats".
I leave you now with Natasha...
Can you believe that Valentine's Day is on Saturday? We can't! And we're celebrating the holiday of love here on Turn It Up Tuesday this week. Share all of your Valentine's Day posts, love posts, inspirational posts - anything at all! We can't wait to read your amazing posts! The hosts and guest hosts will be able to select 2 posts each for the Featured posts, and we'll be naming 4 posts Best of the Best! :)
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 blog hop the best that it could be!
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Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!
(from the top - left to right)
Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from This Momma's Ramblings | Jessica from The Wondering Brain | Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise | Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother | Jillian from Baby Doodah | April from April Noelle | Ce Ce from A Chicago Mom | Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Cindy from Mom Maven | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | Kelly from Making-More | Yolanda from That's Mashed Up | Tenns from New Mama Diaries | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Rose from What Rose Knows | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly | Chelsea from Mommie and Wee | Nancy from Afro-Chic Mompreneur | Tina from The Happy Creations | Zografia from Bisozozo | Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess
And welcome our awesome guest hosts for February!
(from the top - left to right)
Danielle from insearchofthe25thhour | Cathy from Brand New Mom Blog | Latisha from Ask Latisha | Alyssa from Life from My Laptop | Lisa from Blogghetti | Kelly from Mum-bo-Jumbo | Kim from Life in a House of Testosterone | Sarah from Pretty Simple Ideas
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Complete the form here! Monthly co-hosts will be chosen on a first come first-serve basis. We're now accepting guest hosts for February and March.
Here are the Featured posts from last week!
Lisa chose How I More Than Doubled My Page Views in 2 Months from Budget Girl. "This post was excellent and filled with information that all types of bloggers can use. I learned so much from this one article and already want to implement many of her tips to improve my blog and the traffic to it. It was well written, provide many links to the tips she mentioned, and was explained in a way that was easy to understand. Loved it!"
Elaine also chose this post. "Good solid advice. I am implementing her recommendations immediately."
Tina also chose this post. "A very informative post that will help anyone who wants to increase traffic to their blog . What a great post. Thanks so much for sharing!"
Natasha also chose this post. "I am really loving all of these tips! I will be working on ways to make this happen on my blog right away!"
Tiffany chose The Importance of Passion from Cayla & Ashley. "I’ve always believed that passion can help you take a mere desire to a reality. This post definitely helps reiterate that belief."
April also chose this post. "With Valentine's Day around the corner, I'm really trying to think about what it means. For me, it means rekindling the passion for my relationship. I love this post and I'm working to be more of a passionate person."
Kelly chose Leftover Mashed Potato Gnocchi from NY Foodie Family. "I hate wasting food and am always on the look out for easy recipes to use up those leftovers. This recipe sounds simple and I can't wait to try it out! It's summer time here in Australia so we haven't been eating a lot of mashed potato but we eat loads in the cooler months. I'll be testing this out then."
Rhonda chose 6 Ways to Prepare for Overnight Guests (Free Welcome Letter Printable) from The Bajan Texan. "Her tips will make a guest room feel like a luxury hotel. I'm going to incorporate a few, I just hope my guest will leave after my makeover."
Sarah chose Elsa Inspired DIY Wand Craft from Crafts Unleashed. "I feel guilty not picking a Valentine's Day craft, but I just loved this DIY Elsa wand too much. (I blame it on having three nieces). I'd like to make it with/for my nieces as well as feel like a princess for a day myself. :)"
Mari chose Chicken, Potatoes, & Broccoli from Just Mi. "I love me some one pot meals, less cleanup time the better. This week I picked Mionna's dish because it was so colorful and healthy."
Mari also chose Duet: One Pot Cheesy Chicken Pasta / Grouplove “Spreading Rumours” from Cooking with Vinyl. "I also picked Becky's cheesy dish because well she got me at cheesy!!!"
Zografia chose Craft Challenge: Cardboard Boxes into Crafty Drawers from Redo It Yourself Inspirations. "I loved her bright idea of using cardboards for making drawers. And the leather drawer pulls is a beautiful detail."
Stacey chose A Valentine's Day Candy Bouquet from Fry Sauce and Grits. "What a wonderful and festive idea for a Valentine gift, that would be amazingly fun for the kids to take part in. They could create their own with their favorite candies or one to give as a gift. Thank you so much for sharing!"
Silvie chose How to Make a Man Bouquet for Valentine's Day from Pretty Simple Ideas. "I chose this post as my favorite because I loved this idea and I'm sure my hunny will love the one I will be making for him. All thanks to this post. :)"
Danielle chose Why I No Longer Use The Word Weak from Mother 2 Mother. "I love this post because I empowers me as a woman im the workforce and as a woman trying to be a good mother. There are so many opinions on how women should conduct themselves in corporate America and as parents that we tend to focus on the negative. It is nice to see someone taking credit for all the good."
Latisha chose Before I was a Mother, I was just like a Toddler from Mum-bo-jumbo.com. "This is one of my favorite post this week, because I can relate to it somewhat. It brought to light what I have been seeing in myself lately as a mother. Children have a way of causing you to see your child-like behaviors in yourself through them. When my eight year old daughter has another emotional breakdown, I see me. In see me in my 5 year old son’s obsessiveness and impatience. I guess in some ways we are all still like toddlers."
Nancy chose Secret Love Letter Pendant (Tutorial) from Jewelry Making Journal. "I love it because it is a unique handmade gift!"
The post with the most clicks is 5 Tips to Grow Your Blog from The Organized Dream.
Stop by and show some love to our featured bloggers this week! I'm sure they'd all appreciate it!
If you were featured above, feel free to share the badge below with pride on your blog or website!
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And the Best of the Best is...
How I More Than Doubled My Page Views in 2 Months from Budget Girl
5 Tips to Grow Your Blog from The Organized Dream
Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!
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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!
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