504 Main by Holly Lefevre: Tickled Pink No. 26
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Friday, October 22, 2010

Tickled Pink No. 26

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A craft...a recipe...a tip...a party...a short story...a  poem...
a  fashion find...a  favorite product...your favorite  post...
whatever makes  your blog  fabulous!
That is what Tickled Pink is all about!
{and it does not have to be PINK}
I am Tickled Pink because...
Well...before I go any further, let me tell you this Tickled Pink is a little different. I REALLY, REALLY stink at time management...in fact you could say my time management skills are WONKY...and I have been SWAMPED since our little Disney Experience...so I am not doing a featured blogger (or three) this week...I like to take the time to really do a good job with my featured bloggers and I just do not have it this week or visit very many blogs....
BUT next week...watch out!
So, here is the scoop on the visits and comments:
{all subject to change of course!}
**If you commented AND linked up, I tried to visit and comment back.**
**If you linked and did NOT comment,
I visited but may or may not have left a comment...**
Just because I did not comment, does NOT mean you won't/can't be featured...
but it is one way to help me "get the job done."
I need to prioritize...I need to exercise...
I need to glitter pumpkins with kids!
See this fabulous craft kit from Makia Creations?
I just received one in the mail today.
I cannot wait to make it and show you!
Everything comes with it!
You can win 3 (or 1 style) for you and a
couple friends to have a craft night...Sound fun?
New Taylor Swift CD on Monday!!!!!
Yes..I am a dork but I love her and maybe it means
the Camp Rock 2 soundtrack can get a little rest!
I LOVE Guest Posters!
I hope everyone enjoyed the lovely ladies who were
hanging out here last week while I was at Disneyland!
{Crafty Cierra, LambAround,  Think Tank Momma and Flamingo Toes}
I may be doing more guest posts in the future...
let me know if you are interested...
and I may be available for some guest posting too!
And now...Tickled Pink!
Click {HERE} for a featured button!
Willoughby wrote a beautiful post about tolerance and bullying and acceptance. It was powerful and well written and sad at the same time.
I really try to teach my children to appreciate others differences and opinions and to accept that every one is entitled to their own opinions (yes, even those we do not agree with!). Willoughby address the issue with sensitivity and class {she is awesome!}
Bloggy Advice
Kirsty Girl
Kirsty Girl shows us how to make a blog button!

Tammy from Not Just Paper and Glue

Michelle from The Scrap Shoppe
Tells us all about how to change the evil "noreply-comment@blogger.com" so we can all email each other and be BFF's {well, not BFF's, but it makes it so easy to communicate with all you awesome people}


Cheap Chic Home shows us how to not lose readers when we add links to our posts.

A couple of weeks ago, Saving Money and Living Life asked me to guest post with my Blogiquette post from awhile back. Well, I updated it a little - it needed it...and it probably needs some more - this is a work in progress you know! But man oh man I see so many subject to explore (and perhaps I need to brush up on them again!). So, I will be doing some blogiquette posts over the next few weeks and would love to hear from you
I have NEVER seen a Fall cupcake like this...FABULOUS! It is refreshing take on the Fall cupcake...Bobbing for Apple cupcakes from Fudge Ripple!
Some lovely ladies who share their amazing collection of images

The winner of the Cute wooden pumpkin from Crafty Cierra is Mandy's Creative Corner! Cierra has a great tutorial if you want to try and make them! Come on, you can do it!
THANKS Cierra!
WARNING...this may be Halloween heavy...I am feeling guilty because the only decor I have up is a Jules-styled glittering homemade pumpkin
and my {over priced} pumpkins from the pumpkin patch visit!
I cannot even find my boa wreath from last year!
A very cool Alfred Hitchcock inspired table from The Autocrat
Dear Piper made the CUTEST trick or treat bag.
Oh my! I think I have shoes like that!
 Super Cute Homemade Minnie Mouse (can you ever get enough of the mouse...don't answer that!) costume from Mine for the Making. See the final product {HERE}
Sweet Halloween pails from My Shabby Chateau
Beverly at Flamingo Toes (I may have to start a fan club!) did it again...a great budget Halloween mantel with a REALLY COOL mirror. I MUST try this technique.
I love this Halloween topiary from Where Beauty Meets Function!
You must check out Zoulah's House at Red Couch Recipes.
Zoulah's been very busy this Halloween!
Remember how I said I LOVE pumpkins yesterday...
look at these topiaries from StoneGable.
An inspirational breast cancer story from The Life of the Farmer's Wife


A lot of elbow grease and a FABULOUS Table Save from Christina's Adventures
I have a soft spot for scarecrows.
Murphy's Law...Only Worse stole my heart with this wind chime.
Unexpected Grace has a bright idea...vases into lamps...it is brilliant!
A funny little story from Newlywed Wife Life

E-Mealz Blog has an adorable Owl party!
Fun Fall decor at Life's Journey. Don't you love this little pumpkin!
I had my eye on some ceiling tiles at the junk show (but they were pricey! BUT I still love them. How could you not. Check out Never Enough Thyme Creations Vintage Ceiling tiles turned headboard.
Can you ever brag enough about your kiddos...
Take a peek at this brag book from Katie's Nesting Spot.
Oh how I love to can...craft monkey made Figgy Strawberry Jam. YUM!
I am always up for dining outside, especially if it looks as magical as Three Pixie Lane!
I am a doll girl (I did not say I was a doll, but I love dolls!} Made by Bedtime Tales shares this adorable Adelaide Dolls. For get Jules...I want one!
It is never too early to think about gifts for the holidays. Here's a great idea from Twelve Crafts Till Christmas and you must also checkout her button scarves!
Happy Fall!
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Want to be Tickled Pink?
Don't be shy!
Nominate a  product/person/idea/recipe/your own blog to be featured, simply email me!
It  is cool  to nominate yourself! I am only one person and blogland is  ginormous...I would love your input...I know there are amazing finds out there that I have not seen!

1. Link  up...a craft...a recipe...a tip...a party...a short story...a poem...a  fashion find...a  favorite product...your favorite post...whatever makes  your blog  fabulous. 
Guess what? You post does not have to be PINK!! 
2. I  reserve the right to remove posts that are offensive or do not adhere  to the rules, without any discussion, at my discretion.
3. These  are my own opinions. No one has offered me anything, nor have I  accepted anything to include them in this post. Prizes, if any, are supplied by  me.
4. Pretty please...add the Tickled Pink button to the post* {people need to know what the heck they are doing!}.
5. Visit some peeps on the hop.

*It would be great if you were a follower or subscriber {*wink*}
By linking here you are providing permission to feature your post {along with a link to your blog/post}. Additionally, photos appearing here are copyrighted and property of the respective blogs featured.
The Linky OPENS 10/21/10 at 9 pm PST and CLOSES on 10/25/10 at 8:59 pm EST


  1. Holly I sure wish we lived closer. I'd buy you a mocha or two. ;)
    Thanks for the feature - I appreciate it!! And what a great list that was. I loved them all. I'm going to have to spend the day tomorrow checking everything out.

  2. Anonymous1:19 AM

    One of these days Im gonna do something crafty so I can link up!

  3. What a brilliant post Holly! This was so jam-packed with excellent stuff I don't know where to start! I think I might go and check out one of last week's features regarding how we can keep readers after linking up. Thanks so much for that!

    Thanks also for having me. After I have read this I am going to research how to send you High Resolution pictures...I am really on a steep learning curve when it comes to blogging! I wouldn't have it any other way though!

    Best wishes always,

  4. I know what you mean - I've had so much on, too, and blogging is a little luxury that I can't always find time to do properly...

  5. Wow! Thanks SO much for featuring us and linking us up!!! Wow! I am so impressed with all the blogs you did get to visit, even on a busy week.
    There's a TON of amazing Halloween ideas goin' around this month. I really like the Minnie Mouse costume, actually!
    Thanks so much for sharing all the good finds!


  6. Thanks so much for showing my blog button how to Holly! You should totally feature me every week ;) haha
    loving the Alfred hitchcockesque Halloween designs too!
    Hope you're squeezing into that skirt! Hehehe

  7. Great features! Thanks for hosting again this week!

  8. Anonymous7:06 AM

    You're right! I am Tickled Pink!!! Thank you so much for highlighting my project :D

  9. These are all fabulous features. I am hoping to get around to all of them.

    Thanks, Holly girl, for hosting every week. I kknow how busy you must be...you are a sweetie. Your meme is one of the most fun because we all have so much to be TICKLED PINK about and you give us a place to shout it out.
    Have a really good weekend.
    xo bj

  10. I love the way you do your weekly features... allows me to take a closer look at some fab posts/ideas plus I enjoy your writing ( -:

  11. Thank you so much for including me in your Tickled Pink feature this week! I'm pleased to be a part of it. I hope some of your followers will stop in and say hello!

    I'm off to visit some of your other fabulous Tickled Pink finds!

  12. Such fabulous little tips and treats here!

  13. Hi Holly,
    Thanks so much for featuring my Halloween pails! You made my day! And thanks for hosting such a fun party, too! Have a great weekend:)

  14. good morning holly...
    thanks for the shout out! have a dry and happy weekend.

  15. Anonymous10:14 AM

    Love all your features today! Thanks for the party!

  16. It is always fun to see the interesting things happening in Blogland. I have to go check out those cupcakes!

  17. I'm tickled pink that there's so much goodness packed into this tickled pink! Thanks for putting it all together for us which takes A LOT of work!

  18. You were SOOOO absent, and SOOOO missed. But I do hope you all enjoyed being away.

    I saw that post from Willoughby when she wrote it. Very timely with what's been happening lately around the country.

  19. what great projects! thanks for featuring my figgy strawberry jam!

  20. Thank you for sharing the noreply tute! Hopefully many will take heed. :)

    Happy glittery pumpkins to you, lady!

  21. Thank you Holly for featuring my Halloween topiary. :)

    You highlighted alot of great stuff! I must go check them all out! See...this is why I'm justifying a little Netbook REAL soon! LOL So, I can sit on my couch and just peruse blogs. ;)

  22. Thanks so much for the spotlight of the Minnie Costume Holly!!! You are SO SWEET!!!

    I would LOVE to have you guest post over at Mine for the Making sometime! I just love your blog and learn so much from you all of the time!!! I wouldnt mind posting over here either :)

    Thanks again love! Have a great weekend!

  23. Hi Holly! Love the features! So many great ideas!

    Thanks for commenting on my tutorial and for following me! You are too sweet!


  24. Hi Holly! Can you believe I FINALLY remembered to link up? I read them, but I never seem to remember to do my own. Well, I'm here this week! LOL thanks for hosting. You have some great links!!

  25. Oh my goodnesss! I am in love with those cupcakes! And the "pail" she made was super cute. There are so many yummy treats this time. Aaaack! But oh so goood!

  26. Thanks for the feature!! :) And thanks for always hosting a great party!! Lovin' all the Halloween you featured.

  27. Hey Holly just wanted to say I love the tickled pink posts. They always have such great ideas and stories packed in them. I am new to blogging but I have been following you for a bit and just realized the other day that you were one of my followers. Thank you so much and I'm sorry for being so rude and not noticing before now.

  28. Great tickled pink week! I love that gingerbread house, it puts mine to shame! Love Katie's nesting spot as well. I hope you enjoyed Disney Land. We're planning for a spring break Disney trip and are all starting to get excited for it!

  29. As always Holly, amazing links! Love it that you put the spotlight on the article about "no-reply". Hope it finds some new recruits! The gingerbread house is incredible, and I adore the bobbing-for-apples cupcakes from Fudge Ripple!


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