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You're the STAR Blog Hop & HOME Features

T his linky party is the perfect place to show off your creativity! Share your blog posts, for a chance to be featured next month!     WELCOME to the August 2022  " You're the Star " Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: Keep cool during these last few weeks of summer with my delicious 3-Ingredient No Churn Ice Cream ! ___________________________ WELCOME to  HOME feature week of the August 2022  " You're the STAR " blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red Barn Cindy from Mom, the Lunch Lady Niki from Life as a LEO Wife This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU! There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month.   The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:

Top 10 Blog Posts and Recipes from 2020

 Happy New Year!!! With 2021 upon us, I wanted to look back on how much my blog has grown over the last six months. Here are the top 10 most popular blog posts and recipes from 2020.

How was your New Years Eve? Ours was very quiet and relaxing. We ordered in some pizza, played board games while watching New Year's Rockin' Eve on TV, waiting for the ball to drop. It was nice to have the kids spend the evening with us. I've never been one to go all out for New Year's, but it felt very strange this year. Especially seeing the artists perform in front of tiny groups, wearing masks. I truly hope 2021 brings us more normalcy and safety in regards to health around the world.

I have only been blogging for 6 months so far, but every day I am delighted to see my little blog grow. I am gaining more readers, and making wonderful blogging and Instagram friends. The support from these groups has helped me slowly start reaching a bigger audience. I am grateful for all the support I've received and to all of you who take the time to come read my posts and try my recipes. You have helped make the end of 2020 less frustrating and have brought positivity to my year.

I wanted to look back on the last 6 months and collect 10 of the most popular posts. I have enjoyed sharing all these delicious recipes with you. Recipes that my family loves, recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation, and recipes that I've created by following my cravings at times. It always surprises me to see what recipes people gravitate to.



No Bake Sweet Marie Bars


No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pops


Chocolate Roll Cake with Candy Cane Whipped Cream


Chocolate Cherry Macaroons


                                             Bacon-Mozzarella Accordion Bread


                                                          Lemon Crinkle Cookies










  1. So many great recipes, congratulations on growing your blog and thanks for sharing these favorites!

  2. You have amazing recipes! It's great to look back at the year and see your recipe successes!

  3. I am so happy for you! You do an incredible job blogging and I love reading your posts. I made your sweet potato with ginger soup the other day, it was so delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipes with us!

  4. Great collection of recipes!!

  5. great list! I would like to try that lemon crinkles! I love crinkles and been making. such a twist :)

  6. What a fantastic list of recipes! I hadn't seen the Halloween pops before - I love those! Congratulations on your very successful first six months of blogging. I can't wait to see all that's in store for your blog in 2021!

  7. I've made a few of them and just had the last bit of Black Forrest log with coffee minutes ago! Glad to have you on my friends lists and so grateful for all the ideas for when I want something different! Just keep me happy, please! haha Just joking, but well done!

  8. These recipes look so enticing, I'm definitely trying some of them this month, thank you for sharing them !

  9. Congratulations your awesome post is featured on Full Plate Thursday,518, plus we pinned your post to our Features Board. Hope you have a great week and come back to see us soon!
    Miz Helen


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