Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Recent Happenings + Link-it to Me Link Party #21

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Happy Tuesday! This week is off to a super rainy start and I'm hoping that leaves us with some nice refreshing cool, Fall air! I spent the majority of the day cleaning and organizing my closet, working on some mugs for Sip of Sass Designs and taking lots of blog post pictures for some upcoming posts. I've been focusing a lot of time on planning out my posts and if you aren't already doing so, I highly recommend it! It's helped so much in the long run and knowing that I have a set editorial calendar has made me much more organized. It's also been very helpful to try and jot ideas down when I think of a new idea for a post with as much detail as possible so that when I'm near the computer, I can start writing out the actual post. I feel like organizing blog work is never ending - but I've said it before and I'll say it again, I LOVE it! I don't go five minutes without thinking about something to do with my blog and that's just the way I like it : )
Tomorrow I'm going to Michael's to get supplies for some Fall DIY projects that I'm so excited about and cannot wait to share with you! I started decorating for Fall and all it makes me want to do is get cozy on the couch and light one of my favorite candles - the best time of year!
Some more products I've found recently that are perfect for Fall:


Here's some pictures I've taken lately both in my camera roll and some that you can find on my Instagram:

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The Super Harvest Moon this past Sunday night was amazing to see! I've never seen the moon so big and be so red!

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If you follow me on Instagram then you likely saw these two pictures last week! I did some serious shopping at Bath and Body Works last week and those three purchases are my favorites that I got! I stocked up on candles of all sizes because I burn them constantly during this time of year. These Steve Madden pumps are possibly my favorite black heels that I own! I bought them recently and I've already worn them twice, they're so comfortable too which you wouldn't expect from a heel that size! I love Steve Madden, you can't go wrong!

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I bought these adorable glittery place mats at Home Goods this past weekend. Obviously, I'm so excited for Fall so these were a must have! They'll look so pretty with a DIY centerpiece!

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Last but certainly not least, a gorgeous sunset from Sunday night! This was the sky before the eclipse - so many beautiful sky pictures in one night! I'm a sucker for a pretty sunset : )

That's a little glimpse into this past week! I'm excited for a busy and hopefully productive week this week. Now here's this weeks featured posts!

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Fall Recipe Roundup from Art from My Table

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Stripes in Texas from Hey Wendy Vanessa

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Fall Burlap Ribbon Wreath from My Pinterventures

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Fall Soups You'll Love from The Ham and Cheese of It

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How I Stay Organized with the Best Reminder App Ever from The Felicity Jar

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Worlds Best Apple Recipe Roundup from Dreaming of Leaving


Now that you've had a chance to look at these awesome posts, let the party begin!
Please be sure to link a blog post, not a Pinterest link; you want to make sure others are visiting your blog, not just re-pinning!

The Guidelines Are Simple to link up:

1. Check out our profiles on Pinterest; if they interests you, consider liking our boards and/or following us.
2. Share the party on your social media. More visitors = more eyes on your posts!
3. Add any family friendly blog posts or pins (maximum of 3)
4. Share the love; view, pin, or share at least 3 other links on the link up!
5. By linking up, you agree to allow Painted Teacup and Daily Dose of Design to share your links and photos (credit is always given to you) on our blogs and social media sites. You also agree to allow us to contact you via email to inform you of future link-ups.

Chantal and I will comment/pin/share all links to one of our Pinterest boards!

Happy linking! Thanks for joining, we'll see you again next week!
Link Up will run from 8pm EST Tuesday – 11:59pm EST Thursday


Be sure to pin this image to your Pinterest boards - more pins will give more eyes onto your links!

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