Spring Forward Inspiration – Best of the Weekend 3/8/19

Is everyone as excited as I am about this “spring forward” weekend?  Sure, it might take a couple days to get used to the new time…but hooray for longer days!   Before long, we will be eating outside and enjoying the warmer weather.  For now, I will just settle for having dinner while it’s still light out.  You have to appreciate the little things…

Welcome to this week’s edition of Best of the Weekend link party!  As always, 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…



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…

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!  If you missed last week’s party, feel free to swing by to check out those 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.

Also, 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 for the tweet this week! – Alice from DIYerfy



This week, I joined a bunch of other bloggers for a Sharin’ O’ The Green Blog Hop hosted by Amber from Follow the Yellow Brick Home. For my post, I shared my Simple Ideas for Decorating with Green…

Simple Ideas for Decorating with Green

Simple Ideas for Decorating with Green



The most clicked link for this week was A Lot More Than Small Talk

Palm Trees and Caribbean

A Lot More Than Small Talk from Everyday Living




In honor of this “spring forward” weekend, I am featuring projects with a spring vibe…

Spring Forward Inspiration - Best of the Weekend Link Party

Please click the links below each photo to read the full post.  Please also be sure to pin from the original sources.


Tiered tray with green accessories

St. Patrick’s Day Tiered Tray from Living on Cloud Nine


King Cake

New Orleans Gluten Free King Cake – (Vegan, Allergy-Free) from Strength and Sunshine


DIY Aged Pots with plant

DIY Aged Pots with a Vintage Image from Virginia Sweet Pea


bunny treat cups

Bunny Treat Cups with Donuts For Easter or Spring Parties from Gluesticks by Brandy Nelson


pink glass bud vases with flowers

How to Make Beautiful Hand Painted Glass Bud Vases from Pillar Box Blue


Spring Forward Inspiration Projects - Best of the Weekend Link Party


So many inspiring posts!  If you were featured, grab a button:

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

Have a great weekend…and don’t forget to spring forward your clocks this weekend!  Enjoy that extra hour of daylight!

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  1. Thank you so very much for including my St. Patrick’s Day tiered tray! I hope you have an absolutely beautiful weekend!

  2. I just purchased one of those metal tired trays yesterday and I’m anxious to decorate it for Easter. The St. Patrick’s Day example will come in handy.

    1. Yes, isn’t that tray pretty? Have fun decorating yours…and thanks for stopping by!

  3. Thanks for hosting!!! I’m eyeing the #10 link for Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake, looks so good! Hope you have a beautiful weekend!

    1. You’re welcome! Yes, so many great projects and recipes this week… Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. Thank you for featuring my flower pots this week! I’m looking forward to more evening light but not to getting used to the time change.

    1. You’re welcome Paula! I can’t wait to start filling my outdoor flower pots! I know what you mean about getting used to the time change. It’s hard for a couple days isn’t it? Enjoy your weekend!

  5. This week I am sharing a Pistachio Bread with Walnuts, Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake and a BBQ Brisket Shepherds Pie. Thanks for hosting. Have a lovely evening!

    1. You’re welcome! They are so pretty and it looks like a fun project. I forgot that different countries spring forward with their clocks on different days. Either way, I think we are all looking forward to spring! Enjoy your weekend.

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