FFf Eclectic Red Barn: May 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Carrot Breakfast Cookies

It seems no matter how hard we try to eat healthy, we want a little something sweet once in awhile. Trying to find the best option is not always easy. When I need that special sweet, I try to make it healthy. 



Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop. So glad to see you again this week and if you are new here, Welcome. Check out the features and my personal pick from last week. Linkup your posts and share a little love.


Welcome to our party!
Before we get started with this week's fun,  let's take a look at the posts that you viewed the most last week ...


Most Viewed



Very Popular
We Stopped Going To Church - Jennifer Lambert




Editor's Pick


Peanut Buster Parfait Pie - Rae's Book and Recipes


                      My Pick



Now, let's get this party started!


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Here are our simple party rules...
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  • Please TWEET our party   
  • Add as many of your family-friendly posts as you would like to. No Etsy shops, adult sites or blog parties, please. 
  • Visit others. Let them know you've been there! 
  • If you are NEW,  let us know in the comments so that we can follow you back. ♥  Help us find your posts - tell us what number they are? 
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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Orange Ricotta Cookies

Sometimes you just have to adapt your recipe. I have made these cookies from Giada De Laurentiis several times and love them. The recipe calls for lemons but when I went to make it I only had oranges. So why not!

Eclectic Red Barn: Orange Ricotta Cookies

They are a very moist cookie and they freeze well. That is if you have any left to freeze!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday Favorite Things

So delighted to have you join us this week. Check out my features from last week and my commenters features.  Link up your posts and share some love.  

Don't forget that if you leave a comment, leave your linkup number and you could become one of my featured commenters.  


My Features from last week:

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to this week's Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop. The weather has been beautiful here. Hope you are seeing some warm weather too. 


Everyone have a great Mother's Day?  Well, next stop⇨ Memorial Day! Life is just one great event after another, isn't it!  Well, let's get right down to business and check out the posts you loved the most last week!

Benefits of a Milk Bath

Monday, May 15, 2017

Healthy Meatballs with Mushroom and Spinach Gravy

Do you love meatballs but wish they were healthier? Have you been watching your weight and trying to eat better?

I certainly have been trying to make better choices. Giving up foods we like doesn't work for very long, but you can have these meatballs and feel good about what you are eating. 
Eclectic Red Barn: Meatballs with Spanich and Mushroom Gravy

You 're The Star - Family Features Week

Welcome to this week's Family Feature Week here at You're The Star. We have some great Family features for you to check out. Please share your wonderful posts (don't have to be about Family) and share some love.

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Welcome to week#3 of the May "You're the Star" Blog Hop!
Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share this post from my blog:


Peanut Chicken Skewers (Low Carb)
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WELCOME to FAMILY feature week of the
May "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your FAMILY week Host & Cohost 
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This week is FAMILY feature week
Swing by the Family hosting team's blogs:
Miranda @ The Myrabev Life
Linda @ Country Loving Mom

This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#3 FAMILY - parenting, fitness, health, finances & inspirational (this can include anything about children like: education ideas for children, also self help, beauty etc -  anything family friendly)

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(These features were chosen from the April "You're the STAR" blog hop)
 Earning Your Children's TRUST by Love My Big Happy Family
Getting Your Child to Trust You


3 Ingredient Homemade Microwave Energy Bars by Mila's Little Things
3 ingredient homemade microwave energy bars. Healthy, gluten free snack idea. IBS friendly. Banana and oats.   


6 Ways To Share Jesus with an Autistic Child by A Mama's Story
6 Ways to Share Jesus with a Child Who Has Autism 


Paris in Bloom - An Enchanting Book Review by Sweetly Dreaming of the Past



If you've been featured then please grab a STAR button below:

You're a STAR
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We are in need of more Cohosts (click HERE to view a list of our current hosts/cohosts). 
If you are interested in joining us as a Cohost then please click HERE & fill out the form.


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All Hosts/CoHosts will post this blog hop on every Monday of each week.
Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post - rest assured - we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES - other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )


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Friday, May 12, 2017

Easy Jam Muffins

Mornings should not be stressful. Why not make a basket full of these yummy Jam Muffins and start the day off with a smile. How can the kids resist these scrumptious jam muffins - the adults too!
Jam Muffins

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop

So delighted to have you join us this week. Check out my features from last week and my commenters features.  Link up your posts and share some love.  

Don't forget that if you leave a comment, leave your linkup number and you could become one of my featured commenters.  


My Features from last week:


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Low Carb Peanut Chicken Skewers

If you follow me, you know I have been on a low carb diet. I love being able to think of new ways to eat that reduces the number of carbs. I love chicken so I need lots of recipes that are low carb and delicious.

Eclectic Red Barn: Peanut Chicken Skewers

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop

Mother's Day is on Sunday. Do you have any special plans? Do you have a recipe, craft or inspiration to share with us? 

link party, blogging gals

I love our weekly features. It displays the good taste of you, our guests! This week they are particularly awesome. Be sure to stop by each one :)

Most Viewed
desserts, cake, healthy eating
Healthy Tres Leches Cake - Looney For Food


healthy
Creative Uses For Herbs - Homestead Wishing

Very Popular
Editor's Pick
gifts, crafts, DIY, art

I just HAD to pick this one! What a gorgeous name sign for Teacher Appreciation Week! I am a teacher, you know - hint, hint!


My Pick 

BERRY CHEESECAKE BARS - A Dish of Daily Life


Now let's get this week's party started!







Here are our simple party rules...
  • Please follow our hosts on this week's social media. 
  • Please TWEET our party   
  • Add as many of your family-friendly posts as you would like to. No Etsy shops, adult sites or blog parties, please. 
  • Visit others. Let them know you've been there! 
  • If you are NEW,  let us know in the comments so that we can follow you back. ♥  Help us find your posts - tell us what number they are? 
  • NOTE: party entries appear in REVERSE. i.e. the most recent entry goes to the top! That way all of our guests will have a chance to be seen no matter when they arrive :)
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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Over The Moon Party # 72

Welcome to Over The Moon Party #72

Mother's Day is only a week away! Time to make final plans to celebrate with your mom or the special woman in your life.  Maybe the party will provide some inspiration if you need it. If you are new to the party, Welcome and I hope you will stop by again next week.


Happiness Is Homemade

Welcome back to another great week at Happiness is Homemade Link Party!

Mother's Day is only a week away! Time to make final plans to celebrate with your mom or the special woman in your life. This week's features include some cute ideas that are perfect for next week's holiday, check them out below.  

Friday, May 5, 2017

Is white bread GOOD for you?

We have all heard it said to eat wheat bread instead of white bread, but it there a "good" white bread?

Whoa, hold on a second. Isn’t white bread loaded with carbs…

Which convert to sugar…

Which causes skin-aging glycation (not to mention a thicker waistline)?

Well, yes — most of the time.


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday Favorite Things

So delighted to have you join us this first week in May. Check out my features from last week and my commenters features.  Link up your posts and share some love.  

Don't forget that if you leave a comment, leave your linkup number and you could become one of my featured commenters.  


My Features from last week:

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to the first party in May. Can you believe it?  We had so many fabulous linkups last week and you can see the features below. I also have my pick from my commentors. So don't forget to link up and tell me your linkup number. 


Well, Easter and Passover are now behind us - Mother's Day is right  before us  - the end of another school year just down the road! Welcome to our party... we can hardly wait to see what you have been up to. But first, here is what you all viewed most LAST week...

Most Viewed



Fluffy Chocolate Chip Muffins - Brooklyn Farm Girl


Very Popular

Square Foot Garden - Harmony Hills Home and Garden



Editor's Pick
DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift - Dazzle While Frazzled

My Commentors' Picks

  Copper Painted Thrift Store Finds                                Quarto Bible Dated 1846

Now let's get this party started!





Here are our simple party rules...
  • Please follow our hosts on this week's social media. 
  • Please TWEET our party   
  • Add as many of your family-friendly posts as you would like to. No Etsy shops, adult sites or blog parties, please. 
  • Visit others. Let them know you've been there! 
  • If you are NEW,  let us know in the comments so that we can follow you back. ♥  Help us find your posts - tell us what number they are? 
  • NOTE: party entries appear in REVERSE. i.e. the most recent entry goes to the top! That way all of our guests will have a chance to be seen no matter when they arrive :)
Thanks! 


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