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Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

I've hung up my dress-for-success clothes, and pulled my domestic "genes" out of storage.

Friday, September 4, 2015

BEST OF THE WEEKEND, and It's (almost) My Birthday!

Hello, friends! 
It's great to see you here at Best of the Weekend!
I'm looking forward to seeing all of your creative awesomeness!

So, what are you all doing for Labor Day weekend?
I'll be celebrating my birthday on Monday.
It's a biggie, and I'm trying to remember that your only as old as you feel, right? 


Here at Best of the Weekend,
we feature all kinds of posts -- 
 recipes, home decor, DIY, gardening, travel, whatevah
so link up your best stuff! 

Bloggers: Remember that we each select our own favorite posts, 
giving you a better chance of being featured each week,
so be sure to check out Ginnie and Cindy
to see if you were featured on their blogs.
And...we'll each be pinning our features to a 
Pinterest "Best of the Weekend" Features board!

Non-Bloggers: There are hundreds of fabulous ideas collected here each week;
just click on the links under the thumbnail photos,
and you will be taken directly to the blog post.  

All of our features are pinned to our Best of the Weekend board!

Follow Cindy Eikenberg (Little Miss Celebration)'s board Best of the Weekend Features! on Pinterest.

We'd love it if you would follow your co-hosts...

This week's most clicked link was:

Orange and Spice Pound Cake from I Should Be Mopping The Floor

My features for this week are:  

Raw Spiralized Thai Salad from Strength and Sunshine

Avocado Coleslaw from Home Made Interest

DIY Fall Wood Pumpkins from The Crafty Owl 

Renting An Apartment in Paris from Peonies and Orange Blossoms

Birthday Cake Martini from Curly Crafty Mom

Cheers! Let's start the party!


  1. Thanks so much for the party Amy - hope you have a wonderful birthday on Monday !!!

  2. Love the party inspiration Amy. Have a great Party. Woooo Hoooo!

  3. Happy Birthday Amy! Make it a good one :).


    Now I'm off to rent a Paris apt. Lol

  4. Happy Birthday! You only have the big one once! Enjoy!!

  5. Happy birthday! It rolls around faster every year, doesn't it!!

  6. Always a pleasure partying with you, Amy. In case I miss it, Happy Birthday on Monday. I've got a big one coming up in October. EEEEK!

  7. Happy Birthday Amy, thanks for the party!!

  8. Thanks for the invite to link. I wish I could share a loaf of this bread with you dear Amy - have a most wonderful weekend and a fantastic birthday!!!

  9. Thank you for featuring my Paris apartment post! I am so flattered! Have a very lovely birthday and a nice Labor Day weekend!

  10. Happy Birthday to you! (I had a 'big birthday' in July. . .I knew it was big because Social Security sent me 'that letter' saying I had reached a certain SS age a month or so before the birthday. . .sigh). Tell us or better show us how you celebrated your big day when you get a chance next week.

  11. Hi Amy,
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Thanks for hosting the party this week.
    Have a wonderful birthday weekend!
    Julie xo

  12. Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day. Thank you for featuring my birthday cake martini! :)


  13. Amy, warmth Happy Birthday! Wonderful celebration!
    I read and I will use the recipe for Avocado Coleslaw :-)

  14. Happy Birthday Wishes for Monday Amy ... have a great day.

    All the best Jan

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  16. Happy Birthday Amy!!! As always, thanks for the virtual party. This weekend, I hope you get one in real life too!!!

  17. Happy Birthday. I"m going to try that thai spiral salad!

  18. Amy, thanks for hosting! Loved the Rent an Apartment in Paris feature. I know I would prefer to stay in something that felt and looked 'French'.

  19. Happy Birthday wishes, dear Amy! Enjoy every minute and celebrate the whole month long!
    Love to you,

  20. Thanks for stopping by Amy, if your would like to taste the zucchini relish, let me know. I will send you a couple of jars!

  21. I'm very late because my computer is "sick", but Happy birthday!