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Tuesday Turn About #166 Give Me Pumpkins!

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The party has started! Tuesday Turn About #166 Give Me Pumpkins! (Can you guess what the features include?!) And be sure to look for my special announcement in this post!

TUESDAY TURN ABOUT #166 GIVE ME PUMPKINS!

We had some great HOME TIPS at last week’s party!

Well, September is right around the corner… literally! This week’s party will end in September, and we will be welcoming the new month at the next party. Crazy, right?!

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Along with the beginning of September comes all things pumpkins, am I right?

Because my niece is a barista at ONE of our local Starbucks, I had my first PSL last week! Woo hoo! Such a treat!

And, of course, the autumn season also screams pumpkins! So this week, I’m featuring FIVE (count-’em, FIVE!) pumpkin features that I can’t wait to share!

Why five features this week? Lynne is taking the week off, as she prepares for her first week back at school and teaching. She’ll rejoin us next week, but in the meantime, Cindy and I get to each feature FIVE bloggers this week! That’s a total of ten, instead of our normal 9. 🙂

Be sure to hop on over to My Family Thyme and Reinvented Delaware to check out SIX additional features from TTA!
If you haven’t been featured at MWA this week, you just may be featured there!

Now, as promised last week, let’s get some tips!

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Weekly Household Tip

Have you ever tried the Lemi Shine products?

My sister “swears” by their products, especially the Lemi Shine Rinse Aid and the Lemi Shine Tile + Shower Cleaner. I’ll be adding these to my next Walmart online order, for sure!

Let me know if you have ever tried them, and what you think!

Weekly Blogging Tip

Today’s tip is often easier said than done… especially for those of us that work outside the home.

Be consistent.

This means, if you blog two times a week, be sure to blog two times a week. 😉 Readers actually look for our newsletters and new posts, and if they know we post on Tuesdays and Saturdays every single week (or whatever two, three or four days you post), they will be waiting for the notification to see what new solutions, DIYs, or printables we have for them!

It’s Not Easy…

This has been a difficult one for me throughout my blogging career for two reasons. One, since my mother’s dementia has declined, I’ve either needed to be an advocate while she lived in a memory care community, or, like now, I’m her primary caregiver. This will not change in the foreseeable future.

The second reason is, I worked outside of the home since My Wee Abode launched in 2018. It’s been like having THREE jobs, people!

Special Announcement…

Did you notice something? I said ‘worked’… past tense!

Yep! Here’s my special (and exciting) announcement!

As of this week, I am now considered a full-time blogger! Woo hoo!

Though I’m STILL taking care of my mom along with the blog, I’m hoping that only having these TWO jobs will afford me the consistency that I know will benefit the blog AND, more importantly, the MWA ‘fam’!

Now, let’s celebrate with this week’s pumpkin features!

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Though not a requirement at all, we would love it if you would subscribe and/or follow your hostesses on one or more of our social medias:

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My Wee Abode

tuesday turn about 166 give me pumpkins collage of fall projects

How to Add Neutral Elements to a Fall Cloche //
How to Make a Wood Leaf Garland for Fall

Reinvented Delaware

How to Copper Leaf a Pumpkin // Easy Fall Painting Idea Painted Pillow Covers

My Family Thyme

Lynne is preparing for the first week back at school! She’ll return next week!

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Pumpkins and Wheat

Aren’t these pumpkins gorgeous? I mean, there are ‘leather’, velvet, AND weaved pumpkins all in this lovely centerpiece from Marty at A Stroll Thru Life!

tuesday turn about 166 give me pumpkins basket with wheat centerpiece in neutrals

Style a Fall Tray

Rachelle from My Hubbard Home is showing us how to style a fall tray with unconventional colors! Gotta love velvet pumpkins, right?!

white wood tray with candles and rose colored velvet pumpkins

Easy and Free Washcloth Pattern

I know this isn’t a pumpkin, but it IS pumpkin orange! So, I thought I would share Alex’s post from Eye Love Knots. This easy pattern is great for a beginner, and I love using cotton crocheted dish cloths!

tuesday turn about 166 give me pumpkins orange dishcloth with hook being held by womans hand

Colorful Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas

It’s so fun to find unique ideas for the season, and Kim from Perfecting Places is sharing some of her own! Take a look at these colorful ideas for a Thanksgiving table!

centerpiece with gourds and pumpkins with window in background

Neutral Fall Decor Ideas

Eleanor Rose Home gives me all the sighs. And Heidi’s neutral fall decor ideas are no exception. Take a look, you may learn something new. I know I am inspired!

tuesday turn about 166 give me pumpkins on floor with rubber boots and coat hanger with tote and blanket

Check out our Tuesday Turn About Link Party Pinterest board! All NINE featured posts are pinned to this board each week!

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Let’s start sharing! Because this is a party, we encourage all who link up to visit several other bloggers who have linked as well – comments and pins are a great way to spread the love!

Before you get started, take a look at our guidelines:

  • This party is for home decor and home-related posts only (recipes, organizing, DIY, crafts, etc.). Link up to 3 related posts. Please do not link up informational posts that do not relate to the topic.
  • If you would please not link up shops, advertising, round-ups, other link parties, or any posts promoting sales, we would appreciate it.
  • DO NOT PIN FROM IMAGES ON THIS PAGE (it just won’t work right on Pinterest). However, please visit the original post/source and pin from there. That works perfectly!
  • Please make sure that your images are in a jpeg or png format. If we can’t save your image, we may not be able to feature you. So sad!
  • By linking to the party, you give us permission to share your projects on our blogs and social media. We will always give proper credit with a no-pin image.

We are loving all the fall projects, recipes and decor! Keep ’em coming… as well as your everyday posts!

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38 Comments

  1. Yay Julie! Congrats for retiring {from one of your jobs} I know you will enjoy having more time for your blog and your mom! Thanks so much and Happy September!

  2. Thanks again for hosting this charming party every week! I know how much time goes into doing so and I want you to know that it I truly appreciate it!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

  3. Congratulations on being a full time blogger. And I love and agree with your blogging tip so much. I get so frustrated with blogs that are so inconsistent with their posting. Thanks for the party.

    1. LOL! I’m sorry to frustrate you, Amy! LOL! I have def been one of those that is inconsistent. Praying the Lord will give my mind and body the energy I need now that I won’t be working a regular outside job.

  4. Thank you for the feature Julie! How exciting that you are now a full time blogger, definitely something I wish for myself one day. Enjoy!!!

    1. Thanks, Kimberly. I get a good amount of time off to recharge. Thankful to my siblings for this (especially my sister!)

  5. Thank you for the feature, Julie, and for sharing your retirement news! It will feel wonderful to have less on your plate, and more time for you, your mom, and the blog 🙂

  6. You have no idea how excited I am for you! Congratulations to you, your mom and your WMA fam! Look at you – living your best life. 🙂 Thanks for the fun party. I always enjoy seeing new blogs and their creativity.

    1. Thank you so much, dear friend! I’m excited, and hoping it turns out the way I’m expecting. Resting in the Lord, and His goodness!

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