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Tuesday Turn About #81 – Winter Tidbits

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Today, the party returns from Christmas break! It’s Tuesday Turn About #81 Winter Tidbits.

TUESDAY TURN ABOUT #81 Winter Tidbits

If you missed our last party, you can plan for this Christmas with some tablescape ideas from 2020! 😉

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Welcome back y’all, and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Let’s ask the question that EVERYONE seems to be asking… Are your Christmas decorations down yet, or are you enjoying them for as long as possible?

Me? I’m half up and half down… but most of my ‘up’ is winter/Christmas.

It’s pretty cold here in So Cal, so I’m thinkin’ it’s cold wherever you are, too! Winter has begun!

So, this week, I’m featuring some winter tidbits. Three features of a bit of this-and-that for your winter season. And remember…

Be sure to hop on over to Thistle Key Lane and Bluesky at Home and check out SIX additional features from TTA!  If you haven’t been featured at MWA this week, you just may be featured there!

But, first… it’s been a few hot minutes since we had some tips, so here you go!

Weekly Household Tip

Keeping your seasonal decor in color-coded containers is a great way to organize your storage area. You know… keep your Christmas decor in red lidded/handled containers, spring decor in purple or teal, fall in a gray or neutral color, etc. And, it looks pretty, too!

Weekly Blogging Tip

Here’s a quick and surprising Pinterest tip. Try pinning a regular photo to Pinterest and see what happens. Even pin a tutorial step collage, like this one.

For some reason, it seems that once in a while Pinterest likes a pin that ‘bends the rules’. You just never know what might make our ‘dear’ Pinterest happy. And it never hurts to do some testing to see what happens!

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This Week’s Features:

Gingerbread Cottages

Aren’t these adorable? And tasty looking? Give me a good gingerbread recipe and I’m a happy gal. Make them into cute little cottages and I feature them on Tuesday Turn About! LOL! The powder sugar roofs look just like a fresh winter snow! Check out the recipe and find the baking pan from Janet at JRL Interiors.

gingerbread cottages on cake plates with powder sugar roofs

Red Isn’t Just for Christmas

Marie from Interior Frugalista is showing us how to make these gorgeous lanterns with scraps of wood! And the candle alternative is genius! Paint yours in the same “winter” red, or switch it out for black or any color you like. And you can decorate the top for the season, too!

tuesday turn about winter tidbits red lanterns on a night porch

Thrifting in the Winter Snow… It’s a Thing!

Who woulda’ thunk? Not this So-Cal-Gal! But Ann from Dabbling and Decorating is showing us just how she goes about thrifting in the Vermont winter snow! And, she shares some of her gorgeous photos with us, too!

vintage ornaments in snow

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

Now It’s Your Turn! Link Away!

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 excited to see more winter posts, including storage and organizing! And feel free to throw in some Valentine’s Day, too!

Thank you all, readers and bloggers alike, for joining us each week! We love sharing in this wonderful community!

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28 Comments

  1. Thanks so much for the feature, Julie!! Happy New Year to you! (and I’m betting our New England weather is even colder than Cali 🙂 so winter is definitely here!)

  2. This is what I featured on my blog 12-28 to 1-1-2021. On Tuesday was Grandma Lydias Ice Box Cookies. Wednesday was Blueberry French Toast Bake. Thursdaywas Crock Pot Cocktail Smokies. Winding up the week was Italian Wine Cookies. Enjoy!

  3. Love your weekly tips so much, Julie! I hope you and your family had a blessed holiday season. Thanks so much for hosting and happy new year, CoCo

    1. Thanks Jen… Pinterest seemed great until November (for me… She treats everyone different… kinda like raising kids? Not!) But I’ve been doing some testing and things started to go up again this last week! Woot! Email me if you want to talk more!

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