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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Happiness Is Homemade

Welcome to Happiness is Homemade Link Party  #248

Thanksgiving is behind us for all of us in the States. Did you do any Black Friday shopping? Not me. I did it once and that was enough. I might wait for Cyber Monday and buy online or when the stores slow down a little. I started Christmas decorating. Have you?  I actually turned my outside lights on tonight. I love the house decorated. 

Now on with the party since it is the last party for Katie for this month. Here's Katie:

Alas, my last week for hosting is upon us - Thanksgiving has come and gone, and not to mention a busy weekend of Christmas shopping and decorating for the holiday!

I am proud to say I have held off on my Christmas decorating until AFTER Thanksgiving - must give credit where credit is due.  I don't want to step on Thanksgiving's toes!

In anticipation of our holiday traveling I made sure to prep ahead of time picking all of my features from last week's party - scroll down to check them out!

Thanks again for tagging along with us at Happiness is Homemade through the month of November, our next hostess for December is Carol from Bluesky At Home!

This Week's Features!



With all of the errands and shopping I have to be doing, I like to save a little time and money by making fun coffee drinks to take along with me.  Dragonfly Treasure has a great list of Starbucks Knock Offs you can make right at home - perfect!


I like doing craft projects once in awhile, and my husband likes deer heads, so here is a happy medium to have in our house!  This String Art design from Curly Crafty Mom is so cool - you could totally start off with this design and then try some of your own!


I am always looking for fun and different desserts to make for the house - citrus is always yummy I find!  Get the recipe for this German Cranberry Orange Cream Tart from All That's Jas and let me know what you think! 

I love, love, LOVE wreaths - I have at least three doors that need a decoration every holiday!  I found this Easy DIY Poinsettia Wreath tutorial from Adventures of a DIY Mom and thought it would be perfect.  

I have the fondest memories of the ceramic Christmas tree my grandma had at her home for the holidays, so much that I am currently on the hunt for my own!  I saw this post of the Best Vintage Christmas Decoration Ideas for the Home from Abbotts at Home and it totally took me back!  Did you have any of these growing up?



I hope you enjoyed all of my features this week - there were SO MANY to choose from but these really stood out to me.  Congrats to the bloggers who were chosen!  Make sure to stop by their posts and leave them some comment love!

Now on to the party!


Now, let's get started now with this week's party. While you are here, we'd love it if you would visit the blogs of our lovely co-hosts!
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ALL OF THE FEATURES ARE PINNED ON THE HAPPINESS IS HOMEMADE BOARD!

The rules? They 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.



10 comments :

  1. Bev,
    Thanks so much for hosting each week!!
    Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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    1. Debbie,
      Thank you for sharing at our party each week. Love seeing all of your decorating.
      Enjoy your week.
      Hugs,
      Bev

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  2. Thank you so much for the feature of my tart, Beverly! Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving! 🤗

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    1. Jas,
      I had a wonderful Thanksgiving, thank you. I hope yours was lovely too. You are welcome for the feature. Enjoy your week.
      Hugs,
      Bev

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  3. Thank you so much for hosting again this week. You always do so much for bloggers! Have a relaxing week! I am off to see some posts.

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    1. Marilyn,
      Thank you for sharing your amazing recipes. I always get so hungry just looking at them.
      Enjoy your week.
      Hugs,
      Bev

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  4. Thank you so much for hosting the party. I hope that you had a great Thanksgiving.

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    1. Amy,
      We had a lovely Thanksgiving. Hope yours was wonderful too.
      Have a lovely week and thanks for stopping by.
      Hugs,
      Bev

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  5. Thank you so much for hosting. I brought my Brownie Caramel Chocolate Squares. Have a great week!
    https://www.kocinadepinay.com

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    1. MarEliz,
      OMG, those brownies look amazing. I am drooling over here.
      Have a wonderful day.
      Hugs,
      Bev

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