Turn It Up Tuesday #68

Turn It Up Tuesday #69
Ring in the New Years with Turn It Up Tuesday #67

Thank you so much for joining us for another week of Turn It Up  Tuesday – our first one for 2015!
Hope you all had an amazing New Year with family and friends!! And thanks for sharing those AMAZING posts for us all to enjoy!


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, as long as it is family-friendly. 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!


Ida at Second Chances Girl

Second Chances Girl

Ida is a mom of one, step-mom of two lifestyle blogger from Miami. She blogs about her second chance at life, love and family!

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Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!

TUT Hosts 11.29.14

 (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 | April from 100lb Countdown | Ce Ce from Chic Pixels Design Studio | Kae from Where’s My Pacifier? | Kelly from Making-More | Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Yolanda from That’s Mashed Up | Laura from Another Cent Saved | Cindy from Mom Maven | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly| Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Jillian from Baby Doodah | Chelsea from Mommie and Wee | Tenns from New Mama Diaries

And welcome our awesome guest hosts for January!

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(from the top – left to right)

Brittney from His Wife. Their Mommy. | Chantale from Virtually A Teacher | Tianna from Bumps to Bottles | Zografia from Bisozozo | Stacy from Anastasia Vintage| Elaine from Ramblings of a Bad Domestic Goddess | Nancy from The Family Bucket List | Rose from What Rose Knows | Tina from The Happy Creations

Interested in being a guest host for the month or becoming a permanent co-host? 

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!


Elaine chose 75 Amazing Cupcake Recipes from Pink Heels Pink Truck. “I’m a sucker for cupcakes.”


Rhonda chose Turn Old Christmas Cards into New Treasures from Crafty Journal. “I love recycling old things and turning them into functional items. The cards on the mason jars and as name tags are great ideas. I will use both ideas next Christmas to house my homemade goodies and on my gifts.”


Jillian chose Dream BIG in 2015- FREE New Years Resolutions Printable from Mama’s Got It Together. “I am a sucker for planning and goal printables and this one is TOTALLY free – that deserves some SERIOUS recognition!”


Angie chose New Year’s Eve Party Decor Ideas from Home Decor Designs. “Everything was beautiful from this post but I especially loved the midnight clock cookies – totally cute!”


Stacy chose I’m not a Proverbs 31 woman and that’s okay from Letters to Amelia. “This is a wonderful post, and I very much related Mandy’s concerns about living up to the standards of the Proverbs 31 woman. But, at the end of the day, we are enough and God loves us. I’m thankful for that reminder.”


Stacey chose 5 Things I Will Do in 2015! from The Mad Mommy. “Echo hit the nail right on the head with this one, I have been working the past few days at getting more organized and focused for a better This Momma’s Ramblings in 2015. I have even gotten so far as actually having most of January’s calendar filled in with post ideas. I also want to organize in so many other areas as well. Eating better is also something that I definitely want to accomplish in the coming year.”

stella's cat

Tina chose Stella’s Cat from Paper Seedlings. “A lovely card made from a talented grandmother to a granddaughter, how cute it is,adorable!! Thanks for sharing.”


Silvie chose Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe from Classy Yet Trendy. “I chose this post because I love hot chocolate, also because it’s easy to make and has ingredients that I always have at home.”

Stepping Back

Tiffany chose Stepping Back to Move Forward from Laina Turner. “I loved this post because I could relate to nearly every word. Type A personalities don’t always get the best attention but being one myself I know how hard it can be to say ‘no’ to anything. Yet when I do, it is usually much better than being overwhelmed in the end.”


Nancy chose How to Make Your Own Cloth Baby Wipes from Living Frugal with Erika. “I loved how to make your own cloth baby wipes, how useful is that?”


Mari chose Turkey Cranberry Sandwich Recipe from hello nature and All Natural Recipe for Red Velvet Cake from Little House Living. ” I love Cranberries and Red Velvet can’t go wrong with that.”


Natasha chose In the Moment from An Upstream Life. “It is so beautiful to watch your children in the midst of intense focus and concentration. Then, the look on their face as they seek recognition and approval is equally beautiful. This post captures those moments in pictures so beautifully. Great post!”

Easy Pear Danish Bars-P

The post with the most clicks is Easy Pear Danish Bars from With A Blast.

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…


 75 Amazing Cupcake Recipes from Pink Heels Pink Truck


Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe from Classy Yet Trendy

Show some love to our Best of the Best bloggers this week!!!!

As the Best of the Best, you win free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures for 30 days! Please showcase the badge below with pride on your blog!

Please send an e-mail to Natasha at 1EpicMommy@gmail.com and she will provide you with all the details for the free ad space!

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The lovely and amazing Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise is hosting a great giveaway this month and some of us are co-hosting, so we’d love to feature it here for all of you! Enter to win cash in the Romantic Cash Giveaway – you could win up to $500! Three winners will be chosen!

Enter to win here! 

Romantic Cash Giveaway

So now that you’ve met our Sponsor for the month, our hosts and guest hosts, our Featured and the Best of the Best, and our Romantic Cash giveaway,

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!

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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. Thanks for hosting! And thank you for featuring my Hundreds of Ways to Use Old Christmas Cards. Happy New Year!

  2. Thank you so much for featuring my post. 🙂 I really enjoy this link up and will be visiting weekly. Lots of great bloggers!

  3. Hello beautiful! We are thrilled to stop by and be a part of your party. Please take a moment and party with us. We love partying with you.
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

  4. Thanks for hosting and Happy New Year!

  5. Thank you so much for choosing my blog post, Stacy! I love Turn it up Tuesday and look forward to it each week!

  6. Here’s to an amazing 2015! Hugs 😀

  7. Just jumped over from your Pinterest link. You are one busy lady. Love what you have going on here on your website. I plan to spend time checking out some of the other folks who are posting and supporting each other through your site.

    Happy New Year
    The BabyQuiltLady

    • Thanks so much for stopping by! I am busy, but I love what I do so it makes it easy. I’m glad you’re enjoying it!
      I just checked out your blog – loving it! 🙂


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