Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Avoiding Car Purchase Mistakes

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When I was younger, I made a huge car purchase mistake. It was a total lemon, and it drug me under financially for the entire time I owned the car. It easier to avoid some of the mistakes now than it was when I purchased that car thanks to sites like cars.com. But let's take a look at some of the mistakes I made when I purchased that lemon so that all of you can avoid that vehicular disaster I lived through.

Research

Before I bought my lemon of a vehicle, I looked at a couple of cars. But honestly I had no clue of what I wanted other than a car. So the afternoon I picked out that car I just picked one that looked good. This was a big mistake. Had I done a little more reading I might have made a better choice.

Finances

When I purchased the financial disaster vehicle, I knew I didn't have a lot of money. I decided that a loan was needed. So I went for a lower end used vehicle. If I had to make that purchase again I would have bought a new vehicle. I would have got a better vehicle that would have run better. With all the repairs I made on that car I would have been in better shape financially.

Network

Talk to others who have made car purchases recently. Do they like the car they bought? Where did they get the car? Would they go back? If I had talked to others who owned a automobile like the one I purchased I might have found out that the year of the car I purchased was a bad year for that model of car.

Hopefully these tips will help you avoid some of the mistakes I made when I purchased that one car. And trust me when I say do your research it will pay off in the end.

Monday, February 26, 2018

You're The Star Blog Hop

Have you ever felt like there are times you just have to let things happen. Even if it means that you are going to have to work harder at a later date? I found myself in that position this last week. It was time to set some limits with an individual. I knew it meant that there would be trouble later on, but sometimes you have to let people know you aren't going to be the one who fixes all of their problems.
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WELCOME to the March 2018 "You're the Star" Blog Hop!
Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:

Easy Ways To Improve Your Home Right Now



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WELCOME to GARDEN feature week of the March 2018 "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your GARDEN week Hosts 
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This week is GARDEN feature week
Swing by the GARDEN Hosts blogs:
Angie @ God's Growing Garden
Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures
This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#1 GARDEN - gardening, homesteading, recycling, outdoor activities &/or preserving (this can include any type of green living,  repurposed ideas, outdoor concerns, posts relating to farm animals etc all while remaining family friendly)



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(All features were chosen from the February 2018 "You're the Star" blog hop)

Enjoying the Garden in Winter by Gwin Gal's Inside and Out Adventures 

Bird watching, Feeding Birds, Birder, winter in the garden, enjoying the garden in winter

Bring the Outdoors In by Follow the Yellow Brick Home

French doors opening onto a courtyard Garden style bringing the outdoors in
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Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post - rest assured - we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES - other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )



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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Finders Seekers Mystery Box

I was really fortunate when I was contacted to do a review of a monthly subscription box. I have always wanted to try some of them, but I can never quite commit to one and there are so many I want to try.

Finders Seekers is the company that contacted me. This is a subscription for puzzle lovers. You get to solve a new mystery each month. My box took me to Beijing. I was excited about this because I have always wanted to visit China. This was giving me a chance for a virtual visit to the city.

First take a look at some of the items that came in the box. And for those readers who are new to the subscription world, boxes are delivered to your mailbox each month. This box included a scarf, papers that you need to solve your mystery. It also contains the link that you need to get to work.


The quest took a little while to complete. It took me about three hours. But the time flew by. There is also a Facebook group where you can interact with others solving the mystery. It was loads of fun.

I recommend this to individuals who are looking to solve a mystery. It is family friendly. And it would make a great gift for any puzzle lover.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Getting The Ideas Flowing

At the begin of the month, I set a goal to put together an idea board. I just wanted to take a look at a few things that were inspiring me right now. This is what I came up with.


This month I really seem to be inspired by darker shades of green. I think I am really longing for summer. And green is one of the colors that makes me think of summer. I have a project I have been working on that has a green background. And hopefully I can get it finished this month. But I don't know. And I really thought that making some sort of zentangle would be soothing. I always find that the repetition of patterns is relaxing. 

I am also loving those embroidered jeans. They are so pretty. And it makes the jeans really girly. I absolutely wish I could do embroidery. Maybe I should look up some stuff on youtube so I can learn. Anybody have any suggestions. 

I loved that leather purse, I loved the yellows and turquoise in the pattern. I also like that it looked like it was painted or stained. I want one. The bottom right hand corner has a picture of some wall paper. I really liked the black background with the gold pattern. It has an Asian theme. Love it, but I'm unsure if I would actually use it as wallpaper. I really need to think about how I would use it.

The spoon and the chair in the picture both are made of bamboo. I really like that they are renewable sources, and they have just a fun bohemian look. The chair is also green which as I stated earlier is a color I am loving this month.

And then the dress. I love the lace and ruffles that are part of the dress. I also like the red and pink combination. Is it something I can alter? Have to start looking around for something like it. 

And then there is the sequin headbands. Yep, I broke down and ordered some sequin fabric. just want to see what I come up with that one.

So what has been getting the ideas flowing in your life?



Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ways To Make Your Paint Job Last Longer

Have you ever painted a room and a few months later it just doesn't look good. And it isn't the color you have a problem with. The paint just isn't lasting. Here are a few ways you can make your paint job last longer.

Don't Get Cheap

The paint you choose should stay with you for a few years. So don't skimp on quality. And once you have started painting don't water the paint down to make it go further. It is made to to be used as it is when you purchase it.

More Is Better

That second coat of paint is important. It will thicken the coat of paint and this means your paint's life could be extended by years. It doesn't take long to add that second coat so just do it.

High Sheen Vs. Flat

I prefer flat paint jobs. But this isn't the best choice for areas that need a little extra cleaning. But if you have imperfections in the wall like patched areas high sheens will show up more.

So what tips do you have on painting your house.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Humidifier & Aromatherapy Diffuser Giveaway

Everyone loves a home that smells fresh and clean. And aromatherapy is a big deal right now. And of course winter is the time of dry air in your home. So this is a great opportunity for you all to enter to win a humidifier and aromatherapy diffuser to help solve this winter problem. Follow the raffle giveaway instructions so you could be a winner.

Sponsored By: TopTenUSA

Hosted By: Love, Mrs. Mommy 

Many families with babies and young children will be wanting to ensure they have the best possible home environment for health and happiness. Humidifiers are one of the items that can really help to make sure that the cold, dry air of the winter months doesn't irritate little noses or sensitive skin. Whether you just need a small humidifier for that inevitable cold, or a more advanced device for winter-long running, you'll find it here. With this in mind, TopTenUSA have picked the best humidifier for baby bundles that you can buy right now, carefully selecting them for functionality, quality, design, and in the interests of saving energy. We've also made sure that every one of the products we've chosen has been rated by the Energy Star program.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Saving The Maumee

I think I've mentioned before that there are moments in life that bring a smile to your face. Here's a few of those moments that have occurred recently in my life while I was at a fundraiser.

I recently went to a fundraiser for Save The Maumee. It's a local group that works to make the rivers in our community more healthy. It was a fun event. And I wish I could have spent more time there. But I did have to go to work. There was a band playing that I didn't catch the name of,but I wish I had because they sounded great.



And because environmental causes attract hippies the crowd was carefree and colorful. Everyone there just seemed focused on enjoying the moment. So these were definitely people I could relate to.

And how is it that you always find the most interesting artwork items at these events. I mean I would have never looked at a tea kettle and thought that would be a great wind chime.

All in all I can't wait for the next event this group plans because it will be fun I know.

Monday, February 19, 2018

You're The Star Blog Hop

I am so glad another Monday has arrived. It's means the week work week will be winding down soon for me. But for others it is the beginning of a week. I sort of enjoy working weekends. When I go back to work on Friday most people are happy because it is the end of their work week. And when everyone comes back to work on Monday I can ignore their comments about work because I am more than halfway through my work week.

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WELCOME to the February "You're the Star" Blog Hop!
Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:
I was going back through some old posts this week, and I saw these photos I took a few years ago. It's called Butterflies and Babies Breath. Take a look at it, and let me know what you think of the photos. 

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WELCOME to HOME feature week of the February "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your HOME week Hosts
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This week is HOME feature week
Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs:
Bev @ Eclectic Red Barn
Heidi @ Heidi's Wanderings
This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#4 HOME - recipes, home d├ęcor, antique/DIY &/or travel (this can include anything about your home - even history posts - all while remaining family friendly)

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(All features were chosen from the January "You're the Star" blog hop)

Air Cleaning Plants For Your Home by Comfort Spring


How to Make Storage Bins from Cardboard Boxes
Five Can Dump Soup weight watcher

I've been monthly meal planning for the better part of four years and have no plans to stop. Find out how why it's been a total game-changer for our family's time and sanity. #cooking #mealplanning #organization 






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Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Recent Listens

Once again it is time for me to share some of the music I have been listening to recently. It's a mix of old and new. I mean can things get any better than that?

Octo Octa Fleeting Moments of Freedom

This is a great electronic song. And it will make you want to dance. I love the fact that it doesn't rely on lyrics just music to express itself.

Modest Mouse Buddy Holly Cover

I like Buddy Holly and I have been a Modest Mouse fan for years. A lot of people didn't like this cover, but I think it's fantastic! I love how they put their unique twist on the song instead of trying to do it just like Buddy Holly. I mean isn't this part of what makes so great? People making things their own?

Perry Como Papa Loves Mambo

I always picture couples dancing when I hear this song. I guess that is kind of what was intended. It's a fun pick me up song I think. 




Tom Petty Wildflowers

I was sad when I found out Tom Petty died earlier this year. His music always brings back happy memories for me. And I've always liked the song Wildflowers. It has a pretty melody and the lyrics are great!



Dashboard Confidential We Fight

This song is kind of an anthem. But I love the lyrics. I love how talks about picking ourselves up. 



So what music has caught your interest recently?

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Fabrics

I recently visited the fabric store and craft store. I'm always fascinated by the variety of fabrics. I love seeing the different shades of colors. And I really love the designs that I see when I go to these stores. It's just an interesting thing to look at in my opinion. Here are a couple of photos I took of the fabrics on a recent trip to the fabric store.




Friday, February 16, 2018

I Just Can't Attend That Staff Meeting

I used to have this job where I had to attend staff meetings. Staff meetings can be very boring. But if you don't attend you run the risk of being assigned the most awful tasks the meeting has to offer. But if you decide to skip that meeting make sure you have a good or at the very least creative excuses. Here are a few suggestions.

My restraining order states I have to stay 50 feet from (name of coworker). This is a believable excuse if you have had a strained relationship with a coworker. It may not fly but it is creative.

It was scheduled after I left the building and before I returned to the building. It really isn't possible to do something if you aren't there and didn't know about it isn't it?

I have to keep watching Koop videos on YouTube. Everyone has their priorities in life don't they?

And last but not least I have to put together my survival kit for the impending zombie apocalypse.

Please let me know how these suggestions work for you.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Valentine's Thrift Outfit

My thrifty finds include some really great items for the past week. And I decided to show what I found, and how I combined it into my Valentine's Day outfit.

That's a look at the entire outfit. The dress is a really cute red knit dress put out by Candie's. I picked it up for $4.50. It is the perfect red for Valentine's Day! 
I added this boho style necklace. The key piece is a antiqued silver, and the lace is actually red beads. It is so simple, but yet it looks great.

I opted for a set of flats to go along with this outfit. I just wanted something a little more comfortable than heels. And I always feel that flats add a cute factor to most outfits. I really like the combination of studs and a bows on these flats. And I added a pair of black striped tights. (The tights actually weren't thrifted.

You can see some of the detail on the dress with this picture. I love how the top of the dress had horizontal stripes knit into the patter, and the skirt has vertical stripes. It's just a nice little touch.

So what have you all thrifted recently? And what did you do for Valentine's Day?




Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Valentine's Day Wish

I hope all of my faithful followers are having an extremely wonderful Valentines Day with special people in their live.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Which Whisk Is Right For You?

I never knew until recently that there is more than one kind of whisk for cooking. And then one day I was at the store and I noticed that there were two whisks that looked really different so I decided to do a little reading and see why. Here is some of what I found.

The Balloon Whisk

It's the one that looks like a balloon. The bulbous shape and rounded shape allows for better aeration. It's the best choice for foods that require volume. In other words it is perfect for egg whites and whipped cream.



The French Whisk


If you can only have just one whisk, this is the one for you. It can be used for whip air into any ingredients. It is most effective with mayonnaise and vinaigrettes.

Flat Whisk

This whisk is great for stirring smaller pans and skillets. It works really great when you are making gravies and sauces. And it is the best for lifting out poached eggs.

So these are the basic whisks that are easy to find, and will make those meals you are preparing so much easier to make.

Monday, February 12, 2018

You're The Star Blog Hop

Mondays are kind of new beginning. We all dread Mondays, but they roll around each week. I was binge watching The Walking Dead this past week. And I realized they live in a world where there is no Monday. There are just days. And you better believe those people are thankful they got to see the next day. Well at least most of them are. But wouldn't it be kind of cool just for a while to not have to think that each day is a new beginning, but for you to really know that it is a new beginning. Off to the hop now.



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Welcome to week#3 of the February "You're the Star" Blog Hop!
Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share this post from my blog:

Since I binge watched The Walking Dead this week. I thought it might be great to share a post about Life Lessons I Learned From The Walking Dead.

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WELCOME to FAMILY feature week of the
February "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your FAMILY week Host & Cohost 
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This week is FAMILY feature week
Swing by the Family hosting team's blogs:
Miranda @ The Myrabev Life
Linda @ Country Loving Mom
Elizabeth @ Family Farm School
This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#3 FAMILY - parenting, fitness, health, finances & inspirational (this can include anything about children like: education ideas for children, also self help, beauty etc -  anything family friendly)

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(These features were chosen from the January "You're the STAR" blog hop)
 Inexpensive Self Care Ideas for 2018 by Gluten Free A-Z Blog
Beautiful spa table settings
6 Morning Habits That Make Me a Better Mom by Mama Finds Her Way

Morning Routine


Considering Homeschooling? 5 Things to Think About by The Usual Mayhem

Should I homeschool


Old Fashioned Cheese Soup by Mrs. Kringle's Kitchen

If you've been featured then please grab a STAR button below:


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Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post - rest assured - we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES - other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )


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Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Olympics

I was listening to the news this afternoon. There was a story about how the Vice President did stand when the joint Korean team entered during the opening ceremonies. At first I thought what does that have to do with anything in real life?

Then I thought if you are Korean a united team would be a big deal. There must be a feeling of something is missing whenever things occur that involve the two nations. Families split apart for years. A sense of not knowing how people who have shared something in common with you in the not distant past don't know how you live today.

I also thought about a story I heard about Jesse Owens. Owens was at the 36 Olympics in Berlin. Times were a little tense, and Owens was considered inferior by the Nazi's who were in charge. He was having a little difficulty with his long jump. One of the members of the German team gave him a tip on how to get a little more distance on his jump. It was a tip from an unlikely source. The tip worked.

Did that act change world events? No, but it is a reminder that The Olympics are a time when politics can be put aside just for a moment. And the right thing can be done.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Thankful Moments

Every once and a while you have to sit back and think about the things that that you have to be thankful for. And these are a few of the things I am thankful for today.

New Eyeglasses

It feels wonderful to put on a new pair of glasses and to be able to see the world clearly. It's not gradual either. It is immediate. The world all of the sudden is brighter and clearer. It's like a miracle.

Giving

I am so thankful that I have enough to share with others. Every day I see people who are in need. I am thankful that I don't have to worry about not being able to pay my bills. It always reminds me that I need to share my prosperity with others.

Good Health

I have a coworker who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. I was reminded how fortunate I am to be healthy.

Speaking My Mind

I am blessed to be able to say what I think. Instead of bottling up how I feel about situations I can say what I think and feel about it. It makes life a lot less stressful to get things off your chest.

Those are a few of the things I am thankful for recently what are you thankful for?


Friday, February 9, 2018

This Old Car


Everyday I drive past this car. I often think about it. Why is it parked on this lot? Who owns it? And what are they planning to do with this old car 






Thursday, February 8, 2018

Whiskey Sour Book Review

Whiskey Sour is a novel by J. A. Konrath. I have read this book several years ago and I enjoyed it. So I recently gave it a reread. Here's my review of the book.
 
The Story

Jack Daniels is a Lt. in the Chicago Police Department. She works in the violent crimes section, and there is a serial killer active in her city. He calls himself The Gingerbread Man. And he is one sick dude. But Jack is determined to catch him. The Gingerbread Man decides that Jack would be a great victim. He would thoroughly enjoy watching her suffer. But Jack isn't that easy to trap.

What I Think

I really liked Jack. She is a cop who has worked her way up through the ranks. And it wasn't easy for her. She is just a little too dedicated to her job though. And I could relate to how her personal life suffered when she is too dedicated. I like that things don't always go right for her either. This book also shows just how much harassment Jack has to take. It felt a little timely even though it was written several years ago. And I loved how the victims in this book were chosen. It's not random, but it is a little tough to figure out. This is a fun mystery and I really should look at more books by this author.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Potsticker Skillet

Once again I found myself digging through the fridge to see what I could make for dinner. I found a package of pot stickers in the freezer, and I thought that is what I am using as the basis for this meal.

Here's What You Need


1 bag of frozen pot stickers
1 cup Portobello mushrooms
2 cups fresh spinach
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup soy sauce

Here's What You Do

Heat your oil in a skillet. Put the potstickers in the oil and fry for five minutes. Next add your mushrooms and continue frying for another five minutes. Then add the spinach and fry until spinach is wilted. Then add the cherries cook for 2 minutes. Then lower your heat and add your soy sauce. Cook for another 2 minutes.

It tastes great!

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

I Watched The Whole Movie

Have you ever watched a movie and afterwards said to yourself I can believe I watched the whole movie. I decided to share a few movies that made me ask that question.

Honkey Holocaust

Charles Manson's child has lived underground and sheltered for years. Charles dies, and his followers leave their underground shelter to see the world. It has changed significantly, but not the way Charlie predicted. And as she wanders through this world she finds that the hatred her father preached doesn't solve any problems.

This movie is graphic. But it's that cheap, blood shots that are gross, but obviously not real. 

Haters Back Off

Imagine a person who believes they have talent but they so obviously don't. That's what this Netflix series is all about. Miranda Sings is the lead character. I did watch the entire first season. I felt like I should have liked this program, but I absolutely hated Miranda. She just annoyed me far too much. And I know that is her character. But I just couldn't get past it. I just don't want to see the next season.

High School USA

I really like animation. So if I see an animated program, I will usually give it a try. It usually works out positively. But not in the case of High School USA. I just didn't connect with the characters. And so sadly I can't believe that I watched the entire thing. Why did I do that? Did I think I was going to start liking it?

American Mary

This is actually a good movie, I put it in this post because it is really twisted. And there is a little bit of violence that was a little too realistic for my tastes. But the story line was so great! And it is all about revenge. It's an indy film. And I watched it on youtube. If you like horror movies that make you think this one is for you.


Ilse She Wolf Of The SS

This movie is just gross. But it's a cult classic. It is violent in awful ways, and Ilsa is just sick! I think I kept watching it because Ilsa is just to see what happens to hear. It uses sex, violence, and mixes it into one of the sickest cult films I've seen. Apparently, there are several movies with Ilsa in the them. Not sure I can stomach any more of them though. In this one she is a Nazi officer who takes full advantage of her rank to perform so truly awful things on inmates of a camp.
So have you watched any movies where you absolutely have to watch the entire thing even though you didn't like it?



Monday, February 5, 2018

You're The Star Blog Hop

Someone asked me the other day why was I so quiet today? My response simply was, I don't have anything to say. There are times when I just don't want to vocalize what I am thinking about. I need to share everything with I know. And sometimes it's just nice to add a little mystery to your life. Anyway, it is time for the hop. Please make sure to link up and visit as many posts as possible.


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Welcome to the second week of the February blog hop called "You're the Star"!
Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share this post from my blog:
Last Minute Valentine Conversation Hearts DIY 

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WELCOME to CREATIVE feature week of the February "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your CREATIVE week Hosts 
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This week is CREATIVE feature week
Swing by the Creative hosting Team's blogs:
Colleen @ Butterfly in the Attic
Darlene @ Let It Shine

This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#2 CREATIVE - arts & crafts, music, writing &/or dramatic arts (this can include sewing, yarn work, dance, art history, handmade jewelry, painting, computer art, fashion etc - anything creative while remaining family friendly)
by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo ShopHoppingFeatured_zpsf9fab123.jpg
(These features were chosen from the January "You're the Star" blog hop)

How To Make Edible Yogurt Play Doh by Magical Mama
magical mama blog how to make edible yogurt play doh dough silly putty toddler baby activity

Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath by Crafting a Family
Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath



How to Make a Custom Puzzle by Just Measuring Up
Make a custom puzzle with a message



45 Free Valentine Printables by Let It Shine


If you've been featured then please grab a STAR button below:



by Angie Ouellette-Tower for http://www.godsgrowinggarden.com/ photo YourAstarFEATURED_zpspebobflc.jpg

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We are in need of more Cohosts (click HERE to view a list of our current hosts/cohosts). 
If you are interested in joining us as a Cohost then please click HERE & fill out the form.


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All Hosts/CoHosts will post this blog hop on every Monday of each week.
Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post - rest assured - we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES - other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )



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