Tuesday, August 23, 2016

LINK PARTY! Tuesdays with a Twist #176

The news this week...  Our daughter and son-in-law have three children of their own and they are also foster parents.  We are not allowed to post photos or names of the sweet foster children on any form of social media, so I seldom mention them.  These kiddos are a big part of our lives, though, and we try very hard to be good grandparents for them.  This week, a young lady in our daughter's care participated in a 5k race and she did so well!  We were very impressed with her determination.  The last bit of the race was up a hill.  Race organizer like to do that for some reason!  ;-)  When this little girl turned the corner and saw that hill, I am not sure what thoughts went thru her head, but she hit the gas and practically flew up the last bit of the course!  It was awesome!  Handsome Husband was able to snap some fabulous photos of her taking those long, fast strides to get up the hill.  We all cheered and gave her hugs!

It was a great morning! 

I still tire easily from my surgery, so my blog remains a bit subdued.  I have some book reviews coming your way along with more photos of my habitat garden and, of course, the Labrador puppies!  Here's a pic of my favorite little frog watching over a puddle.  This shallow bird bath hosts lots of visitors throughout the day!


How has your week been?  I can hardly wait to see your links today!

Each co-host will be sharing her own picks for Features. This gives everyone a better chance of being chosen.  Be sure to check all of our blogs!

Choosing features is so very difficult!   Back to school thoughts are a on everyone's mind right now!  I loved this FREE Word of the Week Program

Are you looking for a fun and easy way to stimulate your child’s vocabulary? Our FREE Word of the Week (WOW) program is the perfect answer.

from Sheep Among Wolves!  It begins this Friday.  I've signed up for my family, but also for me!  I love the idea that each week, you get the vocabulary word and definition along with a memory verse AND either a poem or hymn!  I am excited to begin!  ;-)


If you have been featured we'd love for you to grab a button.

We all love comments!  Please hop around and show some love!

The party starts every Tuesday at 7am EST and will continue until Friday at 11:59pm.  Feel free to stop back any time and "like" your favorites.  Please visit other blogs if you have a moment. 

Share older posts as well as new ones.  No limit on links!
*Pictures should be your own* 
By linking up you give us permission to use these photos
 (with proper link backs) in our features. 
And now for the party!

;-)  -Marci



  1. Awesome photo of the frog in the birdbath, Marci. I'd so like to stroll around your garden.

  2. Thank you, Marci, for your gracious comments about our Word of the Week vocabulary program. It was so very exciting to see our post featured on your site this morning! We hope you enjoy it.

  3. Dearest Marci,
    after this period of 'interlude' which I had to allow myself due to work reasons - the Short Lets I manage here at Tenuta Geremia, the speech about the Empress of Austria I had to prepare and to perform at the conference which was held last Saturday at Madonna di Campiglio, in our Dolomiti, some works of restoration here and the family to join and follow took me far from the pc for more than a month and a half - I'm so glad to join your link-up party again, I've been missing you so much !

    Hope your week is off to a good start I'm sending my dearest love to you

    Xx Dany

  4. Thank you Marci for hosting Tuesdays With a Twist 176, a pleasure to visit and join in.

  5. Thank you for hosting. I hope your energy returns soon.

    xo Dianne

  6. Read your short liitle story. More power and love to kiddos. I am sure after get-together you will come-up with great home and garden projects.

  7. hi there! i just found your linky party. thank you so much for hosting and looking forward to following you. xo- maryjo


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