Friday, August 19, 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!

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.)

Here are a few of my faves from this week:

sources listed below

~How sweet is this Vintage School Desk from Crafty Texas Girls?

~Kelli has a whole week of Disney going on. Check out her Personalized Mickey Shirts.

~Sarah found a thrifty way to make Pottery Barn Pillows.

~A Beach House Tour at Julia's had me swooning!

~And Me? This week featured:

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!

I am giddy with excitement because some of the girls from my MOPS group are heading out to dinner and a movie tomorrow night. I always look forward to girls' nights out. Such a nice stress reliever. We're just doing sandwiches at Panera, and then heading over to see The Help, which I have been dying to see since I read the book at the beach! Have you seen it?

What are you up to this weekend?

I'll be back tomorrow with some highlights from Weekend Bloggy Reading!

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


  1. I remember the days of my kids are too old for me to be a part. (sob) That vintage desk redo is fabulous! Your link party always has some of the coolest stuff...thanks for taking the time each week to host it!!! Have a great time seeing the Help. I read it last week and loved it!

  2. Thanks so much for featuring my desk! I am thrilled :) Have a great weekend.

    :) crafty texas girls

  3. I can't wait to see The Help ... I loved the book.

    Thanks for hosting the party, Amanda. Have a great weekend!

  4. Thank you for hosting! I had so much fun peeking at everyone's links! Also, loved the snarky comments post! I got my first snarky comment and froze! I am never at a loss for words and there I was....uuuuuhhh.
    Finally came to me - De.lete.
    Kerry at

  5. Thanks so much for featuring my shirts this week Amanda:) Panera and a movie sound like the perfect girls night out to me! I hope I can schedule a girls night before The Help leaves the theater! No big plans for us this weekend...oh except that we are heading to Disney early tomorrow morning:) Have a great weekend!

  6. You've had another good week here, Amanda! What am I doing this weekend?? Taking Preston to college, that's what. So I linked up a post I wrote reflecting about the past 18 years. I can't believe how fast it's gone by. Give your little ones a hug for me!

  7. Thank you for hosting!!


  8. Love the Mickey tops. We're throwing a couple's shower with a Mickey theme tomorrow (mom and dad are huge Disney fans). With being sick, I am doing everything tonight. ;) I was planning to do a similar onesie and now I know I must. ;)

  9. Amanda,

    Your blog makes me happy I love the colors... Thank you so much for hosting!

  10. Thanks for hosting!! I displaying your button in my "It's A Party" section of my blog :)

  11. Thanks for hosting! There are some great links here!

  12. Thanks so much for hosting Amanda!

  13. Aaaah! I've been dying to go see the help but I'm forcing myself to finish the book 1st! Have fun at the movie :-) Hey, by the way, did you hear about the new Plow & Hearth that opened up on rt 3? They say its really similar to home goods & is really nice. I'll have to plan a trip soon :-)

  14. Thanks for hosting Amanda and have fun tonight!

  15. Thanks for hosting the link up! I didn't know you were in Mops, I am too! Our group is starting up in a few weeks again for the school year and I'm so excited!

    The Help looks like a great book and movie, though I have not yet read it or seen the film. You'll have to let us know what you think of the movie!

  16. I can't wait to hear all about The Help. I intend to see it but I'm not sure when. Enjoy your night out with the girls.

  17. Thanks for hosting this fun party! I found you at Little Things Bring Smiles and plan to come back as much as possible. :) I'm your newest follower!

  18. So glad I found you. New follower. I added your hop button to my crafty linky directory. Blessings...
    Saved By Love Creations

  19. Thanks for hosting! I have a ton of links I can't wait to check out and I hooked up a couple too. Have a good weekend!

  20. I always enjoy all the great inspiration on the weekends! Thanks!!!

  21. Thanks for another great roundup. I shared a recipe for roasted peaches, a great way to enjoy this wonderful seasonal fruit. (If you're getting tired of it raw!)

  22. Thanks for the shout-out! I'm catching up on my blog reading this morning and you've got all kind of great links to keep me busy awhile. :)


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