Friday, July 3, 2015

12 Great Ideas for Patriotic Sweets (for the 4th of July)

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A round-up of red, white, and blue sweets (perfect for American Independence Day) shared on Great Idea Thursdays link party.


12 Great Ideas for Patriotic Sweets:  A round-up of red, white, and blue sweets perfect for American Independence Day shared on Great Idea Thursdays link party.



This holiday weekend enjoy some patriotic sweets.  These were all shared on Great Idea Thursdays link party.  Make sure to stop by and join the fun Wednesday at 6 pm EST-Sunday 11:59 pm EST.

Enjoy #patriotic #sweets this #holidayweekend.  [Tweet this]
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Now for the patriotic sweets:

4th of July Food: Yogurt Parfaits from The Jenny Evolution
4th of July Food: Yogurt Parfaits from The Jenny Evolution
Berry Delicious Cheesecake Fluff from Dizzy Busy and Hungry
Berry Delicious Cheesecake Fluff from Dizzy Busy and Hungry
Cookie Berry Torte  from All She Cooks
from All She Cooks
Easy Firework Cupcakes from Janus Lane
Easy Firework Cupcakes from Janus Lane
Healthy Fruit Pizza from Nap-time Creations
Healthy Fruit Pizza from Nap-time Creations
Patriotic Fruit Kabobs from Christianity Cove
Patriotic Fruit Kabobs from Christianity Cove
Patriotic Pavlova from Albion Gould
Patriotic Pavlova from Albion Gould
Patriotic Yogurt & Berry Sundaes from Christianity Cove
Patriotic Yogurt & Berry Sundaes from Christianity Cove
Red Velvet Berry Pancakes from The Gracious Wife
Red Velvet Berry Pancakes from The Gracious Wife
Red, White & Blue Dessert Skewers from Made With Happy
Red, White & Blue Dessert Skewers from Made With Happy
Red White and Blue Frozen Yogurt Bark from Honey and Birch
Watermelon Pops from The Gracious Wife
Watermelon Pops from The Gracious Wife

Have a safe and happy Independence Day (4th of July).

Enjoy.



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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Great Idea Thursdays 104

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Welcome, everyone.  Krista, from A Handful of Everything, and I would like to bring you:


Great Idea Thursdays:  A #linkparty where everything gets pinned.  Anything goes as long as it's family friendly and you made it yourself.
Wednesdays 6pm EST-Sunday 11:59pm EST
#greatideathurs

Welcome to Great Idea Thursdays link party where everything gets pinned.  It's an anything goes (as long as it's family friendly and you made it yourself) link party.  Link up your recent blog posts and see other great ideas.  We will be pinning every entry to pinterest.  Socialize and have fun, it's a party!

Great Idea Thursdays link party where everything gets pinned. Socialize and have fun, it's a party! [Tweet this]
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**I've also started a  Google+ collection for my features click here to see it and follow (you might be featured).**

Here's what I've been doing since last time:



Now for my features from last week...in no specific order (I also share these on GooglePlus, facebook, and twitter. Make sure you check out Krista's page too.  She has different features.


Leftover Steak Tacos with Black Beans from Cookin and Craftin


6 Things I Include in Every Blog Post from My Snippets of Inspiration


50+ Best Raspberry Recipes from One Little Project

On to the link party.  Here are the usual rules.

*Please follow your host and co-host on any or all social media 

Host:  Krista from- 
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Co-Host:  Me Joybee--









*Grab a party button and put it somewhere on your blog (or text link back to us).

Joybee, What's for Dinner?

*Click on at least two other links and please leave a comment (I know I love getting comments).

*Remember to link directly to your blog post, not just your home page.

Now let's party.

Enjoy.




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Monday, June 29, 2015

Best of the Month May 2015

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A recap of my most popular posts from last month (May 2015).


Best of the Month May 2015:  A recap of my most popular posts from last month (May 2015).

I love seeing my blog views increase.  It's great to know I'm not just talking to myself.  I made many changes in March and I believe they are working.  My viewership is up and I'm gaining followers on social media.  Yay!

followers:  1421             followers:  392

likes:  1187                    followers:  76

followers:  42                subscribers:  12

followers:  925 (311 Joybee, What's for Dinner Blog Posts board)

Total blog views: 160,101



Now on to the best of the month:

Last year's most viewed of May:


Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos:  Shrimp marinated in tequila and lime juice atop a lightly grilled corn tortilla with toppings of your choice.

Shrimp marinated in tequila and lime juice atop a lightly grilled corn tortilla with toppings of your choice.  210 views and 64 +1s.  Now has 419 views and 80 +1s.

#BestoftheMonth May 2015 | #TequilaLime #ShrimpTacos: last year's #bestofMay via @joybeewhatsfor  [Tweet this]
Now back to this year's best of the month:

How to Make Mexican Chorizo


How to Make Mexican Chorizo:  A tutorial that shows you how to turn ground pork into chorizo with some fairly common spices.

A tutorial that shows you how to turn ground pork into chorizo with some fairly common spices.  A re-post of the original from 9/16/13.  1584 views and 103 +1s.

#HowtoMake #MexicanChorizo #cincodemayo | #BestoftheMonth May 2015 via @joybeewhatsfor  [Tweet this]

Easy Crescent Rolls


Easy Crescent Rolls:  Soft, yeasty, buttery rolls rolled into crescent shapes.  They make great dinner rolls, sandwich rolls, or snacks.

Soft, yeasty, buttery rolls rolled into crescent shapes.  They make great dinner rolls, sandwich rolls, or snacks. 835 views and 30 +1s.

#Easy #CrescentRolls they're #homemade | #BestoftheMonth May 2015 via @joybeewhatsfor  [Tweet this]

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry


Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry:  Savory beef and crisp broccoli served over rice.

Savory beef and crisp broccoli served over rice.  This is also a re-post of the original from 5/20/13.  817 views and 72 +1s.

#BeefandBroccoli #Stirfry w/ #leftoversteak | #BestoftheMonth May 2015 via @jobeewhatsfor  [Tweet this]

Coconut Rice Pudding


Coconut Rice Pudding:  Leftover rice and coconut milk combine to make a creamy, delicious, and vegan breakfast or dessert.

Leftover rice and coconut milk combine to make a creamy, delicious, and vegan breakfast or dessert.  691 views and 37 +1s.  Random coincidene, last May I posted my Leftover Rice Pudding it also made the best of the month (I guess May is just my month to make rice pudding).

#Coconut #RicePudding it's #vegan | #BestoftheMonth May 2015 via @joybeewhatsfor  [Tweet this]

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken


Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken:  Chicken and chickpeas slow cooked in a flavorful Moroccan spiced broth and served over brown rice.

Chicken and chickpeas slow cooked in a flavorful Moroccan spiced broth and served over brown rice.  547 views and 36 +1s.

#SlowCooker #Moroccan #Chicken it's #antiinflammatory | #BestoftheMonth May 2015 via @joybeewhatsfor  [Tweet this]

Check out last year's Best of May (2014):

Best of the Month May 2014:  A recap of my most popular posts from last month (May 2014)

Thanks for stopping by.

Enjoy.

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