A Happy Birthday to 2 of the Ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!

Turn It Up Tuesday #128
Welcome to the Week of Love on Turn It Up Tuesday!

A big THANK YOU to everyone that stopped by and linked up for Week of Love!! We definitely saw and felt the love and inspiration in all of the posts received! This week, we’re still celebrating, but we’re now celebrating two birthdays!!! Stacey and I both celebrated their birthday on Sunday – be sure to wish them a Happy Birthday!!!

Happy Birthday!

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 | Anne from Simple and Savory | 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!


April chose Acts of Kindness: How to Use Kind Words in Beautiful Ways from Medium Sized Family. “Being kind is not just for the Christmas season.”

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April chose 10 Healthy Snacks Perfect for Your Purse from Gym Craft Laundry. “As I try my best to keep my eating in line with my workouts, I really appreciated this post.”

Stacey also chose this post. “I love this! I have been trying to find healthier options to add to my day to day eating, and these would all make great options for snack times. Thank you so much for sharing!”


Anne chose Chopped Marinated Italian Salad from Morgan Manages Mommyhood. “I love chopped salads and Italian Food, a win-win.”


Anne chose Tips for Promoted Pins on Pinterest from Not So Shabby Gabby.  “This post has a lot of useful information!”

Celeste chose DIY Map Love Hearts of Your Family from The Red Painted Cottage. “I love these heart maps! What a neat way to remember places with special meaning!”


Celeste chose DIY mail organizer from cereal box from our very own Anuja from All I Do. “You can make these mail organizers with things you have around the home. They’re so thrifty and perfect for organizing the home!”

Tina also chose this post. “A nice way to organize your mail without spending much money. Very useful and beautiful.Thanks for sharing this with us.”


Bev chose Apricot Cashew Bites from Clean Eats for My Sweets. “I love to have healthy bites on hand. They can satisfy your sweet craving but not blow your diet.”


Bev chose Lemon Cupcakes with Marshmallow Meringue from our very own Silvie from My Silly Little Gang. “These meringue cupcakes are so great for spring or anytime to that matter. How can you go wrong with that marshmallow meringue?”


Abiola chose Mom-fession: What I Didn’t Tell You from Reviews, Chews, and How-Tos.

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Abiola chose Herd-Full Wishes from Paper Seedlings. “It is an easy-peasy sweet diy that is guaranteed to capture a young one’s heart, anytime, anyway.”

Peanut butter and oatmeal granola bars on a wooden background

Chris chose Healthy Peanut Butter Granola Bars Recipe from A Heart Full of Love. “Look delicious and seem easy to make with things I have in my kitchen!”


Chris chose Easy to Make Everyday Homemade Granola Recipe from Making It In the Mountains. “Looks delicious and easy to make.”


Stacey chose Chocolate Lovers’ Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie from Urban Naturale. “This looks wonderful. I am a major chocoholic, myself and think that this would definitely cover that craving completely. Thank you for sharing!”


Heather chose Mango Cupcakes from Morsels of Life. “I love this recipe for Mango Cupcakes from Morsels of Life. We have a little friend who’s allergic to eggs, and this would be a great recipe for a play date snack.”


Heather chose Sausage and Corn Chowder from Tornadough Alli. “Savory sausage, sweet corn in a creamy soup that’s ready in less than an hour? Yum. This Sausage and Corn Chowder from Tornadough Alli sounds perfect for a weeknight dinner.”


Tina chose Butterscotch haystacks from The Typical Mom. “Wonderful creation for Easter. Great activity to make with kids, beautiful decoration.Thanks for sharing your recipe with us.”


chose The Importance of Blogging Authentically from Morgan Manages Mommyhood. “Great post!!! It’s true; sometimes we get lost in what is good for the blog rather than what is good for the soul. Blogging authentically is something we should all strive to do! Thanks for sharing.”


chose Lose the Cape! (A Book Review) from Pastries, Pumps, and Pi. “Can I admit that I’m absolutely loving this book??!!! Tameka has done an excellent job summarizing this book, and it’s definitely making me excited about reading it myself.  I have said numerous times what I would or would not do once I had a child. All of it went out the window once I had my son!”


The post with the most views was How I Got Over 1,000 Views In My First Month Of Blogging from The Tightwad Teacher.

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 And the Best of the Best goes to…

Peanut butter and oatmeal granola bars on a wooden background

Healthy Peanut Butter Granola Bars Recipe from A Heart Full of Love


10 Healthy Snacks Perfect for Your Purse from Gym Craft Laundry

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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. How cool! We are both February birthday girls – my birthday was on Saturday! I hope you had a blessed day.
    Thanks again for hosting!

    • Oh wow, I didn’t realize your birthday was on Saturday. Happy Belated birthday!!!! Wishing you many more amazing years!
      Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoying the party – we love having you!
      Have a great weekend! 🙂

  2. Thanks so much, Abiola, for choosing my Herd-Full Wishes blog post to feature! I am honored and happy to have been selected! Smiles, Linda at Paper Seedlings

  3. Thank you for a great party! I am glad you had a great birthday!

  4. Thanks for hosting and thanks for the feature! I had no idea!!!!

  5. Happy happy birthday to you both! 🙂 We celebrated my son’s birthday early on Sunday – he turns one on the 24th! 🙂 Thanks as always for hosting!

  6. Hello beautiful! Thank you for hosting such an fabulous party! I would to see you at our party that starts tonight at 7 pm. We Pin and tweet everything! Lou Lou Girls

  7. Happy Birthday ladies! Thanks for hosting!

  8. Hey Natasha,
    It’s always a pleasure to join you guys on Tuesday! Thank you for hosing another incredible link-up. And happy birthday to the ladies on the Turn It Up Tuesday team! Wishing you all an incredible week!

  9. thanks for hosting babe!!!!!

  10. Thanks so much for the party and Happy Birthday Natasha!!

  11. Thank you for hosting another fabulous party! Have a great week 🙂

  12. I am so thrilled that Chocolate Lovers’ Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie from Urban Naturale has been featured this week. I sincerely appreciate this support and recognition! Happy Birthday! All the best, Deborah

    • Congratulations…well deserved!!!! I just love smoothies and this seemed to be a very delicious one – glad it was featured! Thanks so much for always stopping by and enjoying the party, and thanks for the birthday wishes!! 🙂


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