After all, the children are back in school, each day brings more sunlight and contrary to what people may think, suicide rates are at their lowest during the winter months.
We're glad you're here and hope that you enjoy what should be a very interesting collection of posts.
Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic...and having fun! Link up all of 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!
Welcome the hosts of Turn It Up Tuesday!
(from the top - left to right)
Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from This Momma's Ramblings | April from April Noelle | Tina from The Happy Creations | Tiffany from The Mrs Tee| Kelly from Making-More | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Tenns from Bliss & Faith | Kimberly from Being a Wordsmith | Ginger from Does Your Sister Have Normal Hair | Bev from Eclectic Red Barn | Abiola from The Ramblings of a Momaholic | Melissa from The Healthy Living Mama | Reuven & Aliyah from Marriage Reset | Jessica from Organic Deal Diva
...and welcome our guest hosts for January!
Selena from My Rambling Thoughts
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!
Selena chose Glitter Dipped Coffee Mug Tutorial from Typically Simple. "Coffee can be my kryptonite so this coffee mug post drew my attention! Why not make your coffee pretty in the morning?"
Selena chose Dear Kids...Meet Dad from Daily Dump. "This Mommy Blogger always makes me laugh! Dear Kids, Meet Dad was spot on!"
Bev chose Crispy Hasselback Potatoes with Caramelised Onion! from Sparkles In the Everyday. "Love potatoes this way and adding the caramelized onions won me over."
Bev chose Warm Up Dinner with this Chicken Burrito Soup Recipe from Jodie Fitz. "On a cold chilly night, it is so nice to have your meal in a bowl. This will certainly warm you up."
Reuven & Aliyah chose How to Save Money - Automate Your Savings! from Widowz Mite. "Committing even a very modest sum to a monthly savings plan can pay off."
Reuven & Aliyah chose 5 Things I Swore I'd Never Do as a Mom...And Then I Became A Mom from Mama in the Mitten. "As a parent, I can so relate to this post. Oh yeah, I'm a father. Well, I can still totally relate."
Natasha also chose this post. "Great post! I could relate to almost everything! Thanks so much for sharing with us!"
This post also receive the most views.
Mari Chicken Mozzarella Recipechose from The Jenny Evolution.
Mari chose My Natural Hair Journey - 7 Months In! from Giveaways 4 Mom. "I'm letting my hair grow out for a donation but I can empathize with how much hair issues effect our daily lives especially us women of color."
Tina chose Winter Yarn Wreath: An Easy Craft Idea from Kenarry. "A beautiful DIY yarn wreath, I love the way it was created.Wonderful result, thanks for sharing this creation with us."
Tina chose Beautiful DIY Gift Idea for Valentine's Day, Teacher Appreciation Day and More from The Real Thing with the Coake Family. "What a pretty selection of colours, I love the gift tags. Beautiful!Thanks for sharing your creation with us."
Tiffany chose An Organized Work Day: My Secrets for Being Crazy Productive | Day 5: 30 Days to Less of a Hot Mess from The Turquoise Home. "Laura is my life saver! I can check off 1 of her 3 tips and I am happy to say I’m determined to check them all off because I definitely need a bit more organization to my days!"
Tiffany chose How to Start a Bullet Journal from Sparkle. "I have been wondering how to start a bullet journal and well this is definitely a great guide to getting me there."
Stacey chose Turtle Love Brownies from LouLou Girls. "Turtles have always been one of my favorite candies and brownies are one thing that I will always pick over almost anything else. This looks just amazing and I can't wait to give it a try. Thanks so much for sharing!"
Stacey chose Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts Recipe from Sugar, Spice, and Family Life. "The kids and I love doughnuts, especially when they have cinnamon and sugar on them. I can't wait to give this recipe a try! Thanks for sharing!"
Natasha Why It's Important to Have Special Time With Kids (+ 5 Ideas) chose from Playful Notes. "I love the ideas for having those special moments with your kids. Thanks for sharing!"
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And the Best of the Best goes to...
5 Things I Swore I'd Never Do as a Mom...And Then I Became A Mom from Mama in the Mitten
Glitter Dipped Coffee Mug Tutorial from Typically Simple
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So now that you've seen all that we have to offer in this week's Turn It Up Tuesday,
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