Friday, April 15, 2011

::Weekend Bloggy Reading:: Link Up!

Welcome to Weekend Bloggy Reading. I hope you'll link up your best post of the week today, and maybe leave me some comment love! *Remember that if you link back to me in your post (with a text link or my party button), you'll get an automatic entry in the Harper's Hat Box Spring Giveaway. You can click that link for additional entries!


All kinds of posts are welcome--recipes, crafts, funny stories, home decor, etc.; but please do not link to Etsy shops, businesses, items for sale, etc. (I have a Sponsors section, if you'd like to Advertise with me.)


Announcement: I hope you'll join me on Monday morning for the next edition of the I {Heart} My Crafty Cutter link party. Come ready to share your best Silhouette/Cricut projects, tips, and tricks (feel free to link up stenciling and transfer paper projects as well)!

Here are a few of my faves from this week:

~Dawn made chalkboard coasters.

~Holly created a whimsical Easter tree.

~Beckie used cereal boxes to make a kids' art display.

~Want to make some map art? The Nester will show you how!

~Sandy shared some money-saving tips on growing a garden in the city
sources listed below


~And me?
I'm currently hosting a fabulous Spring Giveaway from Harper's Hat Box! If you link up to this party and link back to me (in your post please!), you'll get an automatic entry. The CSI Project also featured my EveryBunny's Welcome plaque, which was really cool. On Monday, I shared how I've added a few Easter touches to my home, and I also recapped my Girls' Craft Night. My Commenting 101 blogging series is still going strong. This week was Session #5, Commenting and Link Parties!



Time to link up your best post of the week (please take the time to include a link-back or my party button and visit some of the other participants!)

Here's the button code if you'd prefer to use that rather than a link-back:
Weekend Bloggy Reading







Party is open until 10 pm (ET) on Sunday night.

Remember that blog parties work best when bloggers participate, so if you have a chance to visit a few of the other links, you might find a new friend or two!

Full disclosure here: We had a family tragedy yesterday and I may not be in town all weekend to visit links like I try to. I'm going to do my very best, and I thank you for understanding!

What are you up to this weekend?


Hope to be back this weekend with some highlights from Weekend Bloggy Reading!

(This Code is for blogs featured today!):
Featured At Serenity Now


27 comments:

Randi said...

I'm so sorry about your family tragedy ... praying for your family this weekend.

Kelli @ RTSM said...

I will be praying for you hubby's family Amanda. Thanks for hosting even when tough stuff is going on at home. I need to get busy working with my Cricut so I have something new to share at your crafty cutter party:)

Carmen @ Life with Sprinkles on Top said...

Amanda, I'm sorry to hear about your family tragedy. Many prayers for you and your family! (((Hugs)))

Nadir@StitchSense said...

So sorry to hear about T's grandpa. :-( I'll be praying for all of you. I love the bunny sign at the CSI project! The colors are perfect & I'm completely jealous of Sandy's garden, makes it seem so easy too! Take care hun!

FrouFrouBritches said...

Bless your heart! I'm so, so sorry about your tragedy. Praying for y'all!

Catherine said...

Thank you so much for hosting, Amanda! This is my first week linking up. :)

Melissa said...

I'm so sorry about your family tragedy. Praying for you and your family.

Thanks for hosting! I'm off to add your party button to my post.

Paula said...

I hope everything will be ok, Amanda. I'll be thinking about you.

Thanks for hosting the party. You've had a busy blogging week!

Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

Oh, Amanda, I'm so sorry to hear that. I'll be praying for you.

Sarahxx

Stephanie said...

Hi Happy Friday! I'm always amazed at the crafty talent out in blogland - thank for showcasing!

-STephanie
henry  happened

gatheredinthekitchen.com said...

Hi Amanda - sorry to hear about your tragedy. You'll be in my prayers. Thanks for still hosting a great linky party...I always look forward to it!

Life In The Thrifty Lane said...

So sorry to hear about your family tragedy Amanda. My prayers are with you.
Thank you for hosting. Hugs,
Veronica

the workaholic momma said...

Thanks so much for hosting this again this week - last week was my first week of joining in on the fun and I was so excited to join in again this week. I am so sorry to hear about your family trajedy - sending hugs your way!

Karen At Home said...

Hi Amanda, thank you for hosting such a great party! I have been under the weather the past few weeks and haven't been able to link up in awhile. It's good to be back. Praying for your husband's family during this tough time. Hugs!!!

Karen

Bella Michelle said...

Thanks for another great week of great bloggy reading, Amanda!

I am so behind on reading this week...I need a day just to catch up on all these great posts! Happy Weekend!!!

Jocelyn said...

Amanda, Thanks for another great link party. I always enjoy coming over to see what is new. I also am very sorry to hear there is a family tragedy...you and your family will be in my prayers this week.

Dawn said...

I'm sorry to hear about your family's tragedy. I will be thinking about you and your family. I hope everything is ok.

Jennifer said...

Sorry to hear about your family tragedy...I'll be thinking of you. I am really looking forward to another I {heart} my crafty cutter party...see you next week.

Erin S. said...

Hi Amanda! I didn't see your note until I finished adding my link (which I botched, by the way, and I can't delete for some reason...) and was scrolling down to read the comments. I know you will have whatever strength is required of you over the weekend. Just know we all think you are great :).

Brooke @ Inside-Out Design said...

I'm sorry Amanda, about the family tragedy. Hope everything will be okay.
The project I linked to this week sounds awful from the name of it, but it actually turned out cute!

Katie @ Newcomb Home said...

Sending positive thoughts to you and your family Amanda. Thank you for hosting the weekend link party!

Wendy @ Ramblings from the Sunshine State said...

The girls craft night sounded amazing! I'd love to get to do something like that.

Thanks for hosting!

Krishna said...

Sorry to hear you have a family tragedy. Praying for y'all. I have so enjoyed reading your blog! Thanks for the link party!

FairfieldHouse said...

Amanda,

Your family is what matters most. Don't worry about the blog. Your readers will be here when you return. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Deborah

WobiSobi said...

Praying for You and your Family. Thank you for always hosting such a wonderful party.

Holly said...

Yay! Thanks for highlighting my tree, Amanda!

a' la mode said...

I tried the link option too =)
http://serenitynow4amanda.blogspot.com/2011/04/weekend-bloggy-reading-link-up_15.html
Is that right?

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