Home Matters Linky Party #16 and More Giveaways


Thanks for linking up with us here at Home Matters Link party. We hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends!

Home Matters Announcements

A huge thanks to everyone who took time out of their busy week to link up with us. We maxed out to 101 links which is the most we have every had!

On another note, two of your hosts, Bonnie and Zan, will be leaving the party. As we all know, family priorities come before blogging. Zan and her family are expecting their baby boy soon and cannot continue hosting the party. Congratulations to Zan and family on their soon new arrival!

We enjoyed having Bonnie be a part of our team, she will be missed!

Stay tuned for some exciting news at the next Home Matters party!


As always, we look forward to seeing your matters of the home links such as: home decor tips and tricks, DIY, homesteading, homeschooling, child rearing, frugal living, sustainability, and organizational tips! Be sure to check out our simple rules before linking your posts!

1. Follow the hosts on at least one form of social media. You can tag that follow with #HomeMatters.
2. Link up to 3 posts per party. Please note that we (host & co-hosts) reserve the right to use any photo you have linked up to be featured at the next party, should it be chosen. All credits would be yours!
3. Please visit other links and share the love you seek.
Note: This is a family blog, so please be respectful when linking and commenting. Thanks!

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We would love to connect with you on social media!

Kristen at The Road To Domestication:


Zan (Flourishing At Home)

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Shirley at Intelligent Domestications:

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Bonnie at Our Second Hand House:

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Flourishing At Home

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I took Thanksgiving week off to spend time with family. I hope your Thanksgiving was as wonderful as mine was.

I do have several Giveaways to share with you and one yummy recipe!

Wk 16 What I've Been doing


  10 Weeks of Holiday Surprises Giveaway Week’s 4, 5 and 6

The Christmas Snowflake Snack Giveaway

Pork Chop Casserole, A Quick and Easy 3 Ingredient Dinner

And now, onto this week’s featured links! Please check out all our features and show them some love by sharing or commenting on their post. You may review our “How to be Featured” tips here and grab the button below if you have been featured.

Flourishing At Home

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Don’t forget to check out the other Hosts blogs to see the other features. Here are their individual links: The Road To Domestication; Flourishing At Home; Our Second Hand House

Home Matters Features Wk 16. intelligentdomestications.com

Homemade is always better so my features this week are all Christmas theme homemade projects, mostly repurposing!  I also love a good cookie party! You can never have too many cookie party ideas, can you?

How To Make A Snowman Penny Slider Christmas Card by Vikalpah. Don’t you just love retro fun? I do! This card is precious!

DIY Recycled Coffee Creamer Snowman by The Military Wife Life is so adorable! You can dress yours anyway you like! Repurposing is fun!

Cookie Swap Planning Free Printables by Daily DIY Life because Cookies and Cookie Swaps are so fabulous this time of year!

Coffee Can Snowman Hat by The Evolution of Mom. Isn’t that so unique! Again, repurposing makes fun projects for Christmas!

Scrappy Jean Christmas Ornaments by 2 Crochet Hooks.  Such colorful creativity for the Christmas tree. Homemade is always better!

And here are the most clicked of the Week. Both links received 18 clicks.pie recipes

20 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes from More Than A Mom Of Three
Please Note: We have pinned your featured links unto our Home Matters Awesome Pins Board. You can follow along here: Home Matters Awesome Board on Pinterest
We hope everyone will take a moment to visit some of these featured links and share some love! And remember, after you link, please take a moment to visit a few other blogs and share the love you seek!

Thanks for coming to the party and have fun linking up!

Thank you for sharing!

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  1. Hello cute lady! it is always a pleasure to be a part of your party. Thank you for hosting. Please join us at our party.We would be thrilled to have you! Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls

  2. Woot! I am so excited we were a most clicked! Thank you everyone that checked us out! Thanks so much you guys for hosting such a fun party each week. Sorry to see Bonnie and Zan go but yes, family first!

    1. Sometimes changes can be difficult but Zan and her family are about to have a new little bundle of joy which is exciting! She will be missed!
      So glad you are sharing with us Amanda!

  3. I always enjoy partying with great blogger friends. I”m gonna miss Zan and Bonnie, but I totally understand. Looking forward to your big announcement. Have a wonderful weekend!

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