Tuesday Turn About #61 August Tips

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Let’s get Tuesday Turn About #61 started with August Tips! Learn some tips and tricks to use around the home!


Last week’s party was all about special finds, that happen to be a bit ‘lemony’, too!

How is your week going so far, my friends?

On Saturday, we celebrated grandson #1’s (aka ‘jellybean’ #1) fifth birthday. There was a home-made slip-n-slide made by daddy, the kids’ blow-up swimming pool, pizza, cupcakes, presents, and an outdoor movie theater! (Mommy and Daddy were very busy!) It was a wonderful day!

Enough about my weekend! How was yours?

At today’s party, we’re going to take a look at some tips and tricks to use around the home!

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By the way, don’t forget…

But first, let’s take a look at a couple tips that are part of our regular party itinerary! Remember to visit Michelle and Carol for even more fun and useful tips and tricks!

Weekly Household Tip

Don’t you just love vintage Pyrex and enamelware? I sure do! But, have you ever run into brown spots or hard to remove stains on these lovely antique pieces? Yep, me, too!

Well, many years ago as a teen girl (yes, it was many years ago!), I discovered that making a paste using baking soda, warm water, and just a drop of dish-washing liquid created a magical stain remover!

Just buff it onto glass or enamel, and see what happens! (Warning: Baking soda can leave a light scratching behind. Only use this “paste” if you aren’t too worried about possible light abrasions to the piece.)

Weekly Blogging Tip

So, let’s talk newsletters for a quick second…

When writing your newsletter, be sure to “take it easy” on how many images you include. Images are seen by email ‘bots’ as empty space, and because of that, your sweet little letters might find themselves in the ‘spam’ folder, never to be found by your reader.

One large image is fine, but think twice about including two or three.

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This Week’s Features:

Affordable Gorgeous Tile Update

This tip and tutorial from Life at Bella Terra couldn’t have come at a better time! As I shop for tips on affordable flooring, Mary’s stenciled floor stopped me dead in my tracks! Take a look at her lovely updated DIY coastal tiles.

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Less is More

One tip near-and-dear to Yvonne at StoneGable is that less is more. And she shares just how that can ‘look’ for each of us in our homes! Yvonne always has amazing decorating tips and tricks!

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This May Be a Great Option for You!

Have you ever heard of a “medical share program”? I belong to one, and if you want an introduction to what it’s all about, Jessi Fearon has some GREAT info!

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  1. Oh that sounds like a wonderful weekend Julie! Thanks for the great features – as always I can’t wait! Hope you have a lovely Tuesday my friend!

    PS – Yow – can’t believe I wasn’t subscribed to MWA!! That’s all fixed now! 🙂

  2. Thank you for hosting! This is what I featured the week of 8-3 to 8-7 on my blog. On Tuesday was Banana Cream Pie with Hazelnut Crust. Wednesday was Apple Crumb Pie. Thursday was Maple Pecan Pie. And winding up this week was my No Bake Chocolate Cream Pie with Oreo Crust. Enjoy!

  3. It sounds like you guys had a great time celebrating Julie! This is definitely a great year to make things extra special. I hope you’re having a great week! Hugs, CoCo

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