Sunday, May 4, 2014

Much Ado About Monday {No. 58}

Welcome, welcome to another phenomenal edition of Much Ado About Monday! We are so happy you are here with us!

This past week has been a veritable mad house at my place, as we re-tiled our front porch and had the lovely wallpaper removed from all our bathrooms. (Look for the remodels later on the blog!) I may have loved Saved By the Bell when I was a kid but to have wallpaper that reminded me of the show {you know, triangles, colorful squiggles and random polka dots...in a word: no} was not really the look I was going for in my house. After two and half years, there was no sorrow in this parting. All of this was taking place as I was gearing up to host a Kentucky Derby themed baby shower for my sweet sister and her first little baby. Crazy? Yep. Fun? Of course! 

My gorgeous sister showing off her adorable bump; my other sister and Lorelei; and my mom with the mommy-to-be.

 The shower was a blast and I loved seeing everyone in their amazing hats. {Those large hats made hugging a little challenging but we managed.}We had traditional southern and derby inspired foods and some themed games. Be sure to check back in the next weeks for a complete breakdown of the details. Today is a day of recovery and rest {and cleaning up...boo} then this coming week, I have to get back to finishing up the bathroom remodel. The life of a DIYer is never boring!



In case you missed it, this week we announced an amazing giveaway that we are participating in as part of Endlessly Inspired's one year blogiversary! $550 to Amazon? Yes, please!! If you haven't entered yet, there is still time!

Now on to our features this week!











Lydia's pick: Copper Plated Serving Set via Confessions of a Secret Crafter
Jamie's pick: Princess Cake Tutorial via Sprout's House
Jill's Pick: Canvas Glass Case via The Life of a Craft Crazed Mom   
Emily's pick: Tiramisu Poke Cake by Life With The Crust Cut Off


Our most viewed link this week was this adorable Snow White Party, submitted by Night Owl Corner.


 A huge THANK YOU to everyone for joining us last week for our party and a ginormous CONGRATS to the features this week. Be sure to grab a button to display proudly. 




Now LET'S PARTY!

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* Remember to visit, visit, visit! That's the point of a party, right? Have fun!

Thanks for joining us this week!








17 comments:

  1. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

    Thanks so much for hosting, Ladies!
    Have a great week,
    Suzanne

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  2. Thank you for a lovely party!

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  3. Thanks so much for featuring my daughter's Snow White Party! I am honored that it was the most viewed link! :-)

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  4. A Kentucky Derby party sounds amazing! I know all my "girls" like a good dress up party :) Thanks for hosting and have a blessed week,
    Patti

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  5. Thanks so much for hosting, ladies! The baby shower looks like so much fun - I love the theme, and of course, the hats!

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  6. I'm trying to join the linky party, but can't find it! Where's the page?

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    1. Just below the last post.

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  7. Hope you had a wonderful weekend and an even better week. Thanks for hosting a great party.

    Best Wishes,
    Sharon, Denise & Aubrie

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  8. Thanks for hosting! Love it! Please stop by our party that starts tonight at 7. We would love to see what you have been working on. http://loulougirls.blogspot.com/
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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  9. Thank you for your party! I love the idea of your party - will you be sharing recipes? Looks like a blast! Julia

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  10. Thanks for hosting and thanks for the reminder!
    Sara
    organicsimply.com

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  11. Thanks for hosting! I shared my super fresh “can’t wait for summer” gazpacho smoothie—a savory swap out for fruity smoothies.

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  12. Thanks for hosting. The party looks like a lot of fun.

    Shannon ~ bohemianjunktion.com

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  13. Love your hats! Thanks for hosting a wonderful party!
    Easy Life Meal & Party Planning

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  14. You've had a busy week. Can't wait to see your remodel pics. Thanks for taking the time to host this link up. Have a super week.

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