Looking Back and Ahead – Best of the Weekend 1/11/19

It’s that time of the year when we are looking back at our accomplishments from the previous year and looking ahead to our goals for the new year!

Welcome to this week’s edition of Best of the Weekend link party!  We are so happy you could join us!

best of the weekend link party

Each week, when you link up to Best of the Weekend, your link will appear on both our blogs.  Let’s meet your hosts…

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If you don’t already follow our blogs, we would love for you to follow us in some way:

Liberty from B4 and Afters | Facebook | Google+ | Pinterest | Instagram

Shelley from Calypso in the Country | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

**Special announcement this week:  Liberty is hosting a giveaway on her blog, B4 and Afters so be sure to swing by to check it out!

BEFORE WE BEGIN THIS WEEK’S PARTY, LET’S LOOK BACK AT THE PAST WEEK…

Each week, we share the most popular post from the previous week’s party on both of our blogs.  In addition, each hostess picks a few favorites to share.  Be sure to check out each of our blogs to see all the features!

Also, remember to stop by our  Best of the Weekend Pinterest Board  where we pin the features each week!

 

TO GET US STARTED, THIS IS WHAT I SHARED ON MY BLOG THIS WEEK:

Since it’s always fun to look back at the previous year, I shared my favorites of 2018.

Favorites of 2018

My Favorites of 2018

 

MOST CLICKED FROM LAST WEEK’S PARTY:

The most popular post this week was Winter Woods Thanks by Paper Seedlings.  Such a pretty project and perfect for this time of year!

Christmas Tree card

Winter Woods Thanks by Paper Seedlings

MY FEATURES FROM LAST WEEK’S PARTY:

As we look back at 2018 and ahead to 2019, these posts caught my attention:

Features collage

 

Please click the link below each photo to read each full post:

Tablescape and flowers

Top 5 Tablescapes of 2018 by Everyday Living

 

black eyed peas

Recipe – Black-Eyed Pea Soup – New Year’s Day Tradition by You Are Equipped

 

One Little Word

My One Little Word for 2019 by Debbie-Dabble

 

flowers and goals

How Do You Decide on Goal Setting? by Oh My Heartsie Girl

 

31 days to clutter free

31-Day Home Decluttering Challenge by Artful Homemaking

 

Weekly Features

Now are you feeling motivated to tackle some projects for the new year?  So many great ideas!

If you were featured, grab a button:

featured

 

NOW FOR THIS WEEK’S PARTY!

Please join us for this week’s Best of the Weekend party by linking up your post below.  Please be sure to visit some other links as well.  Have a great weekend!

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14 Comments

  1. January 11, 2019 / 8:33 am

    Thanks so much for hosting each week!! And thanks so much for the feature!! I gave you a Shout Out on Google+, face book and will do so in my next post!! Thanks again!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 11, 2019 / 8:41 am

      You’re welcome and thank you so much for the shout-out! Enjoy your weekend!

  2. January 11, 2019 / 9:59 am

    Thanks so much for hosting and for the feature this week. Have a wonderful weekend!

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 11, 2019 / 10:03 am

      You’re welcome, Pam! Your tables are beautiful! Thanks for linking up and enjoy your weekend.

  3. rawsonjl
    January 11, 2019 / 1:00 pm

    I just LOVED that beautiful card. I am starting to get back into paper crafting and am always so inspired by Paper Seedlings!

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 11, 2019 / 3:10 pm

      I know, isn’t it pretty? I always love to see the creative things everyone links up!

  4. January 11, 2019 / 1:30 pm

    Woohoo! This is my favorite link party! I have found so many wonderful new blogs to follow thru the links. Thanks so much for hosting Shelley and Liberty! Have a wonderful weekend!!

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 11, 2019 / 3:12 pm

      Thank you – what a sweet thing to say! We always love what you link up and are so happy you are finding new blogs to follow. Enjoy your weekend!

  5. January 11, 2019 / 9:05 pm

    Thank you for hosting. I love sharing with your readers and always find inspiration here. Have a blessed week! #OverTheMoon #ThursdayFavoriteThings

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 11, 2019 / 9:39 pm

      Thanks Marilyn! So glad you could join us. Have a wonderful weekend!

  6. January 11, 2019 / 11:10 pm

    Thank you so much to everyone who clicked on Winter Woods Thanks last week! I truly appreciate it. I love being able to party with you all each week. Thanks for the opportunity. Smiles, Linda at Paper Seedlings

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 12, 2019 / 7:15 am

      It was a beautiful project. Thanks for linking up!

  7. January 16, 2019 / 5:33 am

    Thank you so much for hosting. I brought our favorite spring rolls back home. Have a lovely week.

    • calypsointhecountry
      Author
      January 16, 2019 / 6:53 am

      Your welcome! Enjoy your week!

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