Pretty Things at Best of the Weekend – April 26, 2019

Spring is in full swing and we are loving all the pretty things you are linking up each week!

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend link party where you are invited to link up your crafts, decorating ideas, recipes and more!  As always, we are so happy you could join us!

Each week, we continue to be impressed with all your creativity and we can’t wait to see what you link up this week.  Let’s get started…

best of the weekend link party

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.



Recently, I purchased some beautiful hydrangeas and was inspired to decorate my foyer with them…

Pink Hydrangeas in the Foyer for Spring

Pink Hydrangeas in the Foyer


Since I was obviously in the flower mood, I also shared my visit to a local tulip festival…

Rows of Colorful Tulips

Largest Tulip Festival on the East Coast


Spring is in the air and this pretty home tour caught readers’ attention…

spring home tour and collectibles

Spring Home Tour with Vintage Collectibles from Thistle Key Lane



So many pretty things were linked up again this past week.  Please enjoy the features and be sure to pin from the original sources…

Pretty Things from featured bloggers


Gluten Free Doughnuts

Baked Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Doughnuts (Vegan, Allergy-Free) from Strength and Sunshine


Pink Dogwoods

Simple Southern Sunday from Everyday Living



Digging out and Digging In from The Marmelade Gypsy


loft office with leather chair

Spring in the Girl Cave/Office from A Stroll Thru Life


map bookcovers

Pretty and Practical Bookcases the Easy Way from the Boondocks Blog


Pretty Things and Ideas


Like I said, so many pretty things!  If you were featured, grab a button:




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 great weekend!

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  1. April 26, 2019 / 8:09 am

    Thanks for hosting Shelley and for featuring my Simple Southern Sunday! Have a wonderful weekend!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 8:23 am

      You’re welcome, Pam and thanks for stopping by. Enjoy your weekend!

  2. paulasweetpea
    April 26, 2019 / 8:26 am

    Thanks for hosting, Shelley! Have a good weekend.

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 8:27 am

      You’re welcome, Paula! Enjoy your weekend as well!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 9:38 am

      You’re welcome, Marty! Everyone should have a space like that!

  3. April 26, 2019 / 11:00 am

    Thanks so much for including me in your features this week! Already so many fun places to visit!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 11:57 am

      You’re welcome! I always love to see what you create! Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. April 26, 2019 / 11:56 am

    Thanks for hosting, always nice to share our blogs!! Those carrot donuts look tantalizing!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 11:59 am

      Thanks for stopping by! Yes, those donuts do look delicious, don’t they? Have a great weekend!

  5. painekimberly
    April 26, 2019 / 3:13 pm

    Hi Shelley!! Thanks for hosting another great link up! Those baked carrot cake doughnuts look divine. See you next week!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 3:48 pm

      Yes, don’t those doughnuts look delicious? Thanks for stopping by!

  6. Mary-The Boondocks Blog
    April 26, 2019 / 4:21 pm

    Shelly thank you so much for the feature and for hosting each week. Those hydrangeas are so pretty. Have a wonderful weekend.

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 6:12 pm

      You’re welcome, Mary – and thanks for linking up! I love those bookshelves of yours. Have a great weekend!

  7. Debbie- Dabble
    April 26, 2019 / 6:20 pm

    Thanks so much for hosting each week!!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 7:45 pm

      You’re welcome, Debbie! Enjoy your weekend!

  8. April 26, 2019 / 6:49 pm

    Thank you Shelley for hosting and sharing my spring home tour post. What a sweet surprise!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 7:47 pm

      You’re welcome, Michelle! I loved your spring home tour and all your pretty accessories. Have a great weekend!

  9. April 26, 2019 / 8:17 pm

    This week I am sharing a Trinity Pie, A Gluten Free Carrot Cake and a Spring Snack Mix. Thanks for hosting. Have a lovely evening!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 26, 2019 / 9:57 pm

      Thanks, Marilyn! Sounds great…enjoy your weekend!

  10. April 27, 2019 / 2:31 am

    Thank you for the party. We appreciate you.

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 27, 2019 / 9:16 am

      You’re welcome, Audrey! Thanks for joining us!

  11. amberlyonferguson2017
    April 27, 2019 / 11:03 pm

    Thanks for hosting sweet friend!

    • calypsointhecountry
      April 28, 2019 / 9:19 am

      Thank you for joining us, sweet friend!

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