Sunday, January 31, 2016

Happiness Is Homemade Link Party #106

Messy Messy Fail - The snow has nearly melted away, which means the snowmobile trails are closed AGAIN until further notice.  Because don't you know this is what happens - you get new sleds and it's a lame-o winter.  I can't even believe I am complaining about having no snow.  I'm really not crazy.

Tidy Victory - I have had an idea for a post for literally nearly a year now - to interview one of my favorite Etsy shops - and it finally happened!  I do not want to give away too much too soon, but if you are interested in crocheting and/or starting your own Etsy shop, you need to stay tuned folks!  :)

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Welcome to our party! This week we have some news to share with you before get to the features and the party. We are sad to say goodbye (for now) to our wonderful friend and most fabulous hosts, Cathy from over at A Peek Into My Paradise. She has made many of us in the blogging world a better blogger with her wisdom but most of all her sweet friendship is a blessing.
Cathy is stepping down not just from a host of this party, but from the blogging world for a bit. Life happens to all of us and for Cathy, it means focusing on family and new chapters in her life. As of Sunday, January 31 she will blog her last post and shortly after that her blog will shut down. She tells me that she'll definitely miss blogging and all of us but will remain active on her social media venues. So, if you have not yet connected with her, this is the time! I've listed her links below. This wasn't an easy decision for her but it's one that needed to be made. I consider her the "mama" of the many link parties I have co-hosted or participated in as she is always "there" as a host in some fashion.
Now, that I've grabbed my tissue, wiped my eyes, and blew my nose; let's get going with this week's features and party! Let's make this the BEST one yet! Also, I invite you to leave her some love on her site, or on any of her social media links (even in the comments below, she'll see them!)

This Week's Features

How to Make a Supreme Snack Stadium from
The Big Game
Great Food for the Big Game from
Raspberry Cupcakes with Italian Meringue Buttercream from
Valentines-Day-Oreo-Cookie-Bark-Recipe Valentine's Day Oreo Cookie Bark Recipe from


Cathy's Social Media Links:

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Image Map Peek Into Paradise Mommy Demand Blogghetti Painted Hinge Upstate Ramblings While Napping Ducks 'n Row Love Messy Messy Mess Labour Life Eclectic Red Barn That Recipe Lady Prefers 2 Save

Now, that's enough talking!

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 The rules are really simple! Make sure you visit a few other blogs and make some new friends along the way. Feel free to link up your favorite recipes, crafts or your latest DIY project. We want you you share it all! As always, please make sure to follow your hosts and co-hosts!! Link up your posts, make some friends, and earn the chance to be featured at Happiness Is Homemade Link Party! We will feature the favorite posts each week! Disclaimer: Adding your link to this link party gives permission to all 12 Hosts, along with any co-hosts, guest hosts, and participants of Happiness Is Homemade, to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features, roundups, etc. with an explicit link back to your original source. Therefore, linking up you agree to allow us to use your images on each of our blogs in features relating to Happiness is Homemade Link Party.