Friendship Friday Blog Party & Social Media Boost 187

Friendship Friday

Welcome to Friendship Friday!

Friendship Friday at Create With Joy is a week-long event where you can:

  • Share what’s unique about your blog and spotlight your favorite features!
  • Expand your social media networks!
  • Foster friendships with other bloggers!

Each week, we invite you to:

  • Meet our Featured Friend Of The Week and enjoy our Spotlight Post!
  • Grow your Social Networks by participating in our rotating Social Media Boost.
  • Link your favorite posts, projects, giveaways and parties at Friendship Friday.
  • Visit your neighbors and make new friends!
  • Chat with us in the comments – we’d love to get to know you!
  • Follow Create With Joy and explore our blog for our latest creative features!
  • Check our sidebar and enter our latest Giveaways!

We’d appreciate it if you’d spread the word about Friendship Friday by adding our beautiful blog button to your blog/posts and spread the word on your social media sites so that others can join the fun!

We look forward to connecting with you on:

Instagram * Pinterest * Twitter * Facebook *
Google Plus * BlogLovin *
StumbleUpon * GoodReads * RSS * E-Mail

Friend Of The Week – April Harris

April J Harris

This week, I’m delighted to introduce you to April J Harris of The 21st Century Housewife – a blog where April inspires her international readers with the latest ideas about family, travel, food and style!

April is a housewife and mother who grew up in Canada and currently lives in Berkshire, England. This dual citizen is passionate about encouraging others to enjoy life to the full. April is a skilled home cook known for her warm hospitality and delicious home cooked meals and desserts. She also spends a quarter of the year traveling abroad.

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

One of April’s current projects is the creation of a cookbook based on her family’s recipes, which she’s been planning for years! To give you a taste of the good things that lie ahead, she shared her Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Muffins with us!

This week, be sure to visit April and congratulate her on being our Friend Of The Week at Create With Joy – you’ll be glad you did!

Now It’s Your Turn To Share!

Did you enjoy meeting April and visiting her blog? Would you like the opportunity to be highlighted in an upcoming Friend Of The Week or In The Spotlight feature?

Be sure to leave a comment as we’d love to get to know you better – and be sure to share our Friendship Friday party with all of your friends!

Inspirational Video Of The Week – 9 Ways To Use Washi Tape

Social Media Boost Of The Week – PInterest

Welcome to the Social Media Boost Of The Week! Each week, you’ll have the opportunity to grow a different social network. This week, we’re boosting our Pinterest accounts!

Pinterest Icon

To join the fun:

  • Please follow Create With Joy on Pinterest!
  • Add the Pinterest account link you’d like us to follow.
  • To help ensure that everyone who participates in the event benefits, be sure to follow new accounts – and “pin” something from the accounts you are already following!

Thanks for joining us – we look forward to connecting with you!

IMPORTANT: ONLY Add Pinterest Links to this Social Media Boost list!
Add your Blog Posts to the Friendship Friday Link-Up (BELOW!)

Social Media Boost – Pinterest

Friendship Friday Blog Party

Friendship Friday

Welcome to the Friendship Friday Blog Party – the heart of our weekly gathering! You are invited to:

  • Share your favorite blog posts and projects throughout the week.
  • Share your favorite posts from the past.
  • Share links to giveaways, reviews and any parties that you host.

You may share as many features as you like!

Have fun connecting with one another – building friendships is what this community is all about!

Be sure to check the Sidebar for our latest Giveaways and leave a comment and let us know what you’re up to this week!

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25 Responses to “Friendship Friday Blog Party & Social Media Boost 187”

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  1. Thanks for the party, hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  2. 20SecondsWithMC says:


    Oh my, this is Cool Mom from Stanley & Katrina with a new latest project – one that doesn’t yet have a blog that I do anything with. My focus is YouTube BUT I just started my Pinterest page, yesterday. Thanks for the great timing!

    I hope you are well!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Christine – so happy to hear from you – was thinking of you the other day!
      Best of luck with your new project.
      Drop me a line when you have a moment!

  3. Jann Olson says:

    How awesome that she is going to publish a cookbook! Quite an accomplishment. Happy to be joining the party.

  4. Nancy A says:

    Great Blog hop this week. Love the video from April about using washi tape to decorate. It’s such fun at your link-up. Thanks for hosting. If you get a chance, please visit my Pinterest Boards and see my post too (4 Reasons Journal Writing is Good for the Soul). Nancy Andres

  5. Suzie says:

    This is going to be fun. Thank you for hosting!

  6. Karren Haller
    Twitter: Myllls

    Hi Ramona, kinda late getting here, been busy today.
    I love the video, cute girl with such cute ideas.
    Thanks for hosting, hope you have a great weekend!

  7. Thanks for hosting this awesome party! I always enjoy stopping by to see what’s being shared and featured. Hope we will see you at the Home Matters Party – the Door Opens tonight at 9pm Pacific. 🙂

    Life With Lorelai

  8. Thanks for hosting! I’ve been busy this week with appointments. The kids are settling in to their new school routines.

  9. meowmeowmans says:

    Thank you for hosting, Ramona! April’s blog sounds neat — traveling as much as she does, we bet she has seen so much, and has lots to share.

    Have a nice weekend!

  10. Thank you so much for featuring me and also my blog! That is so kind of you, my friend! I always enjoy my visits here – you’ve got so many lovely posts and your parties make it really easy to connect with other bloggers. Thank you so much again!

  11. Paula J says:

    Happy Friday!!
    Thanks for hosting 🙂

  12. Joanne says:

    Thanks for hosting. I added my post and Pinterest link and also repinned some of your pins. Have a beautiful weekend.

  13. Hello beautiful! I love stopping by your party each week. Thank you! Please take the moment to stop by our party . We pin and tweet everything. Lou Lou Girls

  14. Nina says:

    Washi-tape is a fun way of decorating – thank you for the inspiration!
    Happy weekend greetings

  15. Sherry says:

    Thanks so much for hosting the party:-)

  16. Thistle says:

    Thank you so much for hosting!!


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