The Great Outdoors – Best of the Weekend 6/7/19

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

It’s that time of year where we are all enjoying the great outdoors!  From alfresco dining to gardening…we are loving our time spent outside!  Finally, we have some beautiful weather here in the northeast!  Believe me, I am taking advantage of every minute!

Let’s get started with our weekly party!  As always, we invite you to link up your latest projects and ideas…Inspire 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…



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


Before we begin this week’s party, let’s take a look back at the past week…

Every 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 original Best of the Weekend Pinterest Board  and our newest Best of the Weekend Link Party Features where we pin the features each week!   For now, we will continue to pin the features to both of those boards.

Each week, I also share the features on my Instagram stories so be sure to follow along!

We always appreciate when we see people promoting our link party so Pin, Tweet and share away on social media!  Be sure to tag us so we can send you a thank you and give you a shout out at the next link party.

Thanks to the following for the Tweets:



Since, summer travel is on our minds…

Summer Travel Ideas

Summer Travel Ideas – Take Me Away Recap (May)


Since it’s the first Friday of the month, my Take Me Away Travel party is open…

Take Me Away Travel Link Party

June 2019 – Take Me Away Travel Link Party



Now that we are spending more time outdoors, it’s not surprise that this container gardening post caught everyone’s attention!…

Container Garden

How to Create a Stunning Container Garden in an Hour by Susan B. Mead



the great outdoors features


This week, projects involving the great outdoors, caught my eye…

(Please click the link below each photo – and pin from the original source.)


8 summer tables

8 Summer Alfresco Tablescapes from Everyday Living


spring blooms

More Spring Blooms and a Surprise! from Debbie Dabble Blog


the great outdoors - summer garden

8 Tips for Growing Beautiful Container Gardens from Rough Luxe Lifestyle – Cindy Hasserly


great outdoors pallet planter box

How to Build a Pallet Planter Box from Clover House


great outdoors photo diary

Photo Diary May 2019 – Showers and Flowers from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes



So many beautiful outdoor ideas!  If you were featured, grab a button:



the great outdoors features from best of the weekend link party


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

Please note that by joining the party, you give us permission to share your photo/post on our social media and this blog.

Once again, we can’t wait to see what you link up!  Have a wonderful weekend!

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  1. Shelley, thanks so much for hosting and for featuring my 8 Summer Alfresco Tablescapes. Have a wonderful weekend!

  2. Thanks for sharing my container gardening post. It’s so fun to write about gardening as we can SEE the fruit of our labors quickly with these little projects.

  3. Shelley,
    Thanks so much for the honor of being featured!! I gave you a shout out of face book and will do so in my ext post. Thanks again for hosting each week!!

  4. This week is Graduation Party Ideas. I am sharing a Cold and Creamy Chicken Pasta Salad, a sweet idea for a Cupcake topper for a graduation celebration, and my Grilled Parmesan Asparagus if you are hosting a BBQ. Thanks for hosting. Have a lovely evening!

  5. Shelley I am so honored that you featured my container garden post! Thank you so much! I am off to visit the rest!

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