Turn It Up Tuesday #124 | Epic Mommy Adventures

Turn It Up Tuesday #124

Turn It Up Tuesday #125
Turn It Up Tuesday #123

The 124th week of Turn It Up Tuesday is here! We’re officially in the month of February (can you believe it?)!

Thank you for stopping by and linking up with us this week, and every week, as we have some fun linking up and getting to know each other! We had quite an amazing week last week, and it’s because of all of you!

We are so happy to have you all join us for another amazing week!

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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!


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Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!



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Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from  This Momma’s Ramblings | April from April Noelle | Tina from The Happy Creations | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | 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 | Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess | Ginger from Does Your Sister Have Normal Hair | Free from Couponin Diva | Kori from Just Another Mom | Bev from Eclectic Red Barn | Dawn from Pretty Shabby UK | Anuja from All I Do 

 And welcome our awesome guest hosts for February!

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Chris from Sweet Mornings | Abiola from Ramblings of A Nigerian Workahomom | Heather from Goodlicious | Celeste from Decor by the Seashore 

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!


Ginger chose Glam Planning 101 – Making a Beautiful Weekly Spread from Planner Squad. “I am so into planners and planner accessories right now. I love looking at other peoples planner set ups. This is a gorgeous one with great tips.”


Ginger chose Everything Popovers from Living La Vida Holoka. “I have wanted to make popovers for a while now. This recipe looks amazing and I can’t wait to give it a try.”


Celeste chose Jingle Bell Valentine from My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies. “I love how she turned leftover Christmas bells into a beautiful Valentine’s Day decoration! So creative!”


Celeste chose Printed Burlap Wall Decor from Simply {Darr}ling. “This burlap print is so beautiful and makes the perfect wedding gift! And did you know you could print on burlap? How fun!”


Mari chose Chocolate Covered Cake Bites from Typically Simple. “I love great surprises in small bites. Look forward to trying these out!”


Mari chose Chocolate Covered Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bites from All She Cooks. “I love great surprises in small bites. Look forward to trying these out!”

Bev also chose this post. “Wow these look and sound divine. How can you go wrong with chocolate and chocolate chips?”


Bev chose Preschool Sensory Activities: 3 Ways to Use Rice from Learning 2 Walk. “What cute ideas for pre-school sensory activities. The pink rice just makes it even better.”


Victoria chose Children are a Blessing & Not Inconveniencing: 5 ways to PERK UP! from Snippets of Inspiration. “I chose this post as it thoroughly covered ways children are a blessing. It can be a wonderful pick me up for when you are having one of those bad moments as a parent.”

Natasha also chose this post. “This is definitely a great post. Sometimes us parents need a reminder as to why our children are truly a blessing, especially in those moments when we want to pull our hair out. Great post – thanks for sharing!”


Victoria chose Why is Self Care so Hard? | Are You a Mommy Martyr? from Stay at Home Yogi. “I chose this post because I can relate. It’s so easy to get caught up in taking care of our children that we forget to take care of ourselves.”

Stacey also chose this post. “An amazing post! Even though mine are teenagers, I still have trouble finding me time to take care of myself. I worked for so many years before becoming a SAHM, that I forgot how to. Now I am trying to make a concentrated effort to accomplish it! Thank you for sharing!”

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Chris chose Upcycled Wine Bottle Crate from Redo It Yourself Inspirations. “Adorable, DIY project!”


Chris chose Citrus Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Simple and Savory. “Looks delicious and perfect way to start enjoying brussel sprouts.”


Heather chose 10 Kings For Mardi Gras from Marilyn’s Treats. ” My birthday is during Mardi Gras and King Cake is a special treat to celebrate. I’m certain I can a few great recipes to try this year with this round-up of 10 Kings for Mardi Gras from Marilyn’s Treats.”


Heather chose Asian BBQ Pork Taco Boats from Lemons for Lulu. “Have I mentioned I love tacos? These Asian BBQ Pork Taco Boats from Lemons for Lulu look like a delicious twist.”


Stacey chose Chocolate Orange Lindt Lava Cake from God’s Growing Garden. “I absolutely love the pairing of orange and chocolate and then add any type of lava and I am in! I cannot wait to make this! Thank you so much for sharing!”

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Anuja chose Becoming Mom in a Blended Family Home from Jed & Jen’s Coffee Shop Conversations. “Beautifully written post.”


Anuja chose Pesto Swirl Bread from Morsels of Life. “Loved the Idea of incorporating pesto in bread loaf. I did a similar experiment with my Pesto Flower Bread and I know how great it tastes”
veg-lasagnaAnuja chose Veggie Lasagna Freezer Meal from All She Cooks. “Its a great idea for prep ahead meal. We all can use something like this in today’s busy life.”


Natasha chose Free your mind of negative thoughts from Sunny Expectations. “I tend to get caught up in my own thoughts sometimes. This post was a great reminder to learn to let go and free your mind of negative thoughts.”


Tina chose Ombre Yarn Heart Wood Pallet Craft from Growing Up Gabel. “A simple and cute craft for Valentines Day, love it,very creative.Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us.”


The post with the most views is My experiences blogging one month in from Sunny Expectations.

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 goes to…

We have a four-way tie this week, so all 4 posts will win Best of the Best!


Why is Self Care so Hard? | Are You a Mommy Martyr? from Stay at Home Yogi


Chocolate Covered Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bites from All She Cooks


Children are a Blessing & Not Inconveniencing: 5 ways to PERK UP! from Snippets of Inspiration


Chocolate Covered Cake Bites from Typically Simple

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!

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So now that you’ve seen all that we have to offer in this week’s Turn It Up Tuesday,

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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Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured or become the Best of the Best on Turn It Up Tuesday! We will feature the favorite posts each week!

**Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to Epic Mommy Adventures, along with co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Turn It Up Tuesday, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to the original source.**

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About Natasha

Hi, I'm Natasha! I'm a 30-something Program Manager and blogger at Epic Mommy Adventures. Most importantly, I'm a single mom to my adorable son, who drives me nuts in one moment and melts my heart in the next. I enjoy sharing our epic stories, giving advice to other single moms, and sharing my co-parenting woes. I also share blog hops, giveaways, product reviews, and so much more. Join the fun!


  1. I’m just blown away by the love for my post. Thank you so much ladies! I’m honored! <3 <3 <3

  2. Thanks so much for the feature!! Enjoy linking up with you all…have a wonderful rest of your week!

  3. Hello cute lady! Thank you for hosting such an amazing party! We would love to see you at our party that starts tonight @7 pm and goes until Friday @7. We pin and tweet every post! Happy Day! Lou Lou Girls

  4. Thank tou for featuring my 10 Kings For Mardi Gras! Thank you for hosting. I appreciate all the work that goes into each party. Your feature picks this week were all awesome. I hope to see you at the next #Overthemoon and #Thursdayfavoritethings!

    • Congrats…well deserved!!! Thanks so much for always stopping by and enjoying the party – I really appreciate all of the kudos.
      I will definitely be stopping by to share some of my posts on #Overthemoon and #Thursdayfavoritethings – thanks for the invite! 🙂

  5. Great party, as usual! Thanks so much for hosting 🙂

  6. Hello, Natasha! I am stopping by to bring my Chiffon Cake. I hope you like it. Thanks for hosting! 🙂 Have a lovely Tuesday! x

    • Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your delicious-looking Chiffon Cake! Thanks so much for sharing with us on Turn It Up Tuesday – we love having you! 🙂
      Have a great week!

  7. thanks for hosting, off to read some blogs

  8. Hey Natasha,

    Thanks for another awesome link-up, and for featuring our post, “Becoming Mom in a Blended Family Home”–what an honor! Wishing you an incredible week!

    • Congratulations – well deserved! Thanks so much for stopping by & enjoying the party! We have tons of fun!
      Hope you also have an incredible week! 🙂

  9. Thanks for the lovely party as always Natasha!

  10. Oh wow what an epic huge link up! I came across this while looking for new link ups to find new blogs – fantastic!

    • Thanks Vanessa! I’m so happy that you found us – we hope you stay awhile! 🙂
      Hope you’re having a great week. Hope you come back next week too!


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