Family Joy Blog Link Up Party #8

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This week we have made some changes to the party. Arianne can no longer co-host with me, and I am sad about that. Arianne is such a sweet mom and person. I have enjoyed getting to know her from working with her the last few weeks. I wish her luck in all her new adventures ahead!

The exciting part is Family Joy Blog Link Up Parties has gained 2 new co-hosts. I am all sorts of excited about Sammy from Sammy Approves  join us, and Laura from But Coffee First Mom .  These ladies are both excited and ready to party. They will both be amazing assets to this great link up party we have going on. If you haven’t discovered their blogs yet, please check them out. They wont disappoint, I promise!

How is everyone doing this week? This week has been great for me, and I am so excited to get this party going. We are on our 8 official link up party. How crazy is that? I love checking out all your links, and discovering new blogs. Don’t forget to follow the hosts, and featured bloggers this week. One reason why I started this party was to make more connections with great bloggers. I have certainly done that, and hope you do as well. I want this party to be beneficial for all. So enjoy the party and link up all your favorite posts that bring your family & friends joy!

P.S. remember sharing is caring!

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Meet The Hosts


Meet your host: Charlene

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I am a SAHM with two beautiful children. I am the owner of Thinking Outside The Pot.

My blog is full of great recipes, DIY/crafts, tips/hints and of course Autism Awareness.

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Thinking Outside The Pot’s latest Joy: Chicken Salad Sandwiches

chicken salad sandwiches


Meet our wonderful Co-Hosts:



She is a So. CA area SAHM mom of two.Sammy is passionate about

being a SAHM and want to share my ideas for family fun, parenting, raising kids and other helpful tips with you.

Mommyhood can get a little bit crazy sometimes, but we are all in this together!

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Sammy Approves Latest Joy: 5 Creative Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Talk. Read. Sing





Laura is a wife, mother of two crazy and energy filled boys; ER nurse, lifestyle coach, DIY lover and newly blogger!

Laura blog is about the entertaining and comical events that can only take place with two boys under 5!

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But First Coffee Mom’s Latest Joy: Are You Raising A Ninja?




**We will add all the links from each weeks party to our Pinterest Board**


Now for the Spotlights…That’s right Features!


Charlene’s Pick    Blueberry-Lemon-Fritters3 Alli@

“Blueberry Lemon Fritters”

Follow Alli: Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Google +  


    Sammy’s Pick 50-books-to-read-before-you-are-5 Rachel @ Smart Mom Smart Ideas

“50 Books to Read Before You are 5″

Follow Rachel: Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Google +


    Laura’s Pick wreathtitlepin   Jenny @

Life Kids and The Pursuit of Sanity

“St.Patrick’s Day Easy Rag Wreath”

Follow Jenny: Facebook; Pinterest; Instagram



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**Please be kind and share our Link Party button on your social media’s copy the link below**

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link up party rules


***By participating, you are giving us permission to share your link on our social medias. Also use your image on the following weeks party if featured***






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  • Thanks for the party each week. Hope you;re having a great day.

  • Glad to join with the party.Thanks for inviting me.
    Have a Great Day!
    Amila- Leisure and Me

    • Charlene Bullinger Asay

      I am so glad that you joined us. Hope you come each week!

  • Arianne Plehandzic

    Thank you for your kind words Charlene! I will miss co-hosting, but i know you have two great new co-hosts!! I will be off to school and my new training in bridal service as a make-up artist and hair design…however, blogging always has a place in my heart! Have fun and i will be around when i can join the party!! I know you will do great things in the blogging world…be in touch! <3

    • Charlene Bullinger Asay

      Ahh thanks Arianne. Good luck with your new adventures. You will do great things!