Friday Link Party #12

Pin Junkie Pin Party

Happy Friday and welcome to the Friday Link Party! 
Here's a quick look at what I've been up to this week:

 I read a really wonderful book by Nancy Sathre-Vogel 
called Changing Gears about a family that spent 
three years biking through North and South America.
Changing Gears by Nancy Sathre-Vogel

I made an easy to make, healthy and delicious 
copy-cat recipe for a Wendy's frosty 
that tastes as good as the real thing!
copy-cat wendy's frosty

I also made yummy apricot glazed pork chops.  
They're quick and easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner.
apricot glazed pork chops

Now it's your turn to share what you've been working on.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to link up your projects, crafts, and recipes!  But first, take a look at some features from last week's party.

spring mantel paper pinwheels
I am in LOVE with this whimsical spring mantel 
from Debbie at the Inspired Honey Bee

spring wreath
Ashley from Ashley's Dandelion Wishes made a cute spring wreath 
with just paper, foam, and a hot glue gun.

diy light box for ten dollars
Diana from Diana Rambles made her own collapsible light box for only $10.00.

The rules for this link party are easy!
Here's what you need to know:

1.  Link up something YOU made - it can be a craft, recipe, or project as long as YOU did it. (No giveaways, contests, or link parties please).
2.  Follow The Pin Junkie on Pinterest, GFC, or Facebook.
3.  Link directly to a specific post - not your main blog (Keep it family friendly, please)
4.  Show some love by checking out some of the other links and HAVE FUN!


  1. Thanks for hosting great features.

    Desiree @ YourCraftyFriend

  2. Thanks for hosting! Have a great weekend.

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  3. so happy to be linking up, hope you can follow me back :)

  4. Hi! Linking up and following you via GFC! Thanks for the party!

  5. Thanks for hosting this party!
    The project that I added is a tutorial that I did to recycle a pair of old jeans to a cell phone case. (Is the link number 23)
    Have a nice week.
    Marisa from

  6. Thanks for hosting & featuring my lightbox. It's gotten much more attention than I thought it would. It's not very pretty, but people like the functionality of it. I've pinned & tweeted this post and put the button on both my sidebar and the actual post.

    1. I've seen tutorials on a few other blogs on how to make light boxes. I pinned one and was planning on making it for myself. My husband bought me one for Christmas instead. I've used it a couple of times and really love it! It's kind of small though, so I might make one for photographing bigger items. Thanks for sharing yours!

  7. Thank you so much for featuring my whimsical spring mantel!! I just so love love your website and so honored to be featured here!!! xoxo Debbie at Inspired Honey Bee

    1. Thanks Debbie! You're so sweet! Thanks for joining the party!

  8. Thanks for hosting again this week for us :) Always fun to come over and link up with you and then to see what you link up with me @The Weekend re-Treat!. Saw that yummy Copycat Wendy's Frosty and I think I'm gonna have to give it a try for sure!

    Have a great weekend!

    Shauna @ The Best Blog Recipes

  9. Thanks for hosting, I'm hopping over to your pinterest site right now!


  10. Thanks for hosting! This is my first time at the Friday Link Party and loving it. Will definitely be back!


  11. Thank you for hosting your awesome Pin Party =)

  12. OMG! I love Pinterest but never have time to make anything...mostly because I know if it says it only takes an hour, it means it will take me 3. But I LOVE those pinwheels and now I want a Wendy's Frosty!

    I found you on the Blues Skies Ahead Blog Hop. :-)

    1. Ha-Ha! That's so true! Sometimes "easy" projects take longer than you think they will. That happened to me this weekend! Thanks for stopping by Lisa!


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