January Country Fair Blog Party

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Welcome to the 1st Country Fair Blog Party of 2016! We are so happy that you are here to ring in the New Year with us. Please take a minute to look over all of the great linkups from December. We had everything from Christmas gift ideas, to crafting fun, to tasty recipes, to chicken coops! You find it all at the Country Fair!

Here are my Purple Ribbon Winners from all of the great posts:

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Vickie’s Kitchen and GardenChristmas Gifts I’ve Made this Week 11/11/15
I have little imagination so I kind of have to rely on other people’s ideas. Thank goodness for Pinterest!” – Vickie

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Kimmi’s DairylandCherry Mint Sugar Cookies
Back to those cookies! I’m sure the cows would gladly steal a few if we’d let them.” – Kimmi

Just like a local Country Fair, we have friends, food, family, farming, animals, crafts, cooking and comedy!

Be sure and click the little blue frog to see the January blog party. If you are a blogger, then please link up to three of your posts. It does not have to be new, just one you love or one that you want to share.

Blessings to you,
Laurie – Country Link

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www.countrylinked.wordpress.comBe sure and check out my lovely co-hosts blogs!
Jan of Tip Garden  Nicole of Tales of a Kansas Farm Mom  Val of Corn, Beans, Kids and Pigs

November CFBP – A Time of Giving

Country Fair Blog Party by Country LINKed

Here we are at the first day of November and it is time for a new Country Fair Blog Party! Thank you to everyone who come to the October Party to check out all of the great linkups and to those who added their posts.  So many interesting things to read!

Now it is time to award the Purple Ribbon!  You all helped and it was unanimous!  The COUNTRY LINKED October Grand Champion is – Diaries From the Dirt Road

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Erin’s Pumpkin Roll was a hit!  Now I just need to find a nice calm day where I can attempt to make one.

On to the November Party!  This month the theme is; A Time of Giving – Share with us your posts of Thanksgiving and Gift-giving.  Be creative with this!  Bring us your posts about any type of giving or of thanks.  Have a fun Thanksgiving tradition?  Maybe you took a mission trip and are thankful for the experience?  Whatever you are thankful for please share here at the Country Fair!  Don’t forget the holidays are right around the corner, so bring us your best gift giving ideas or projects too.

Remember all you have to do to link up is to click on the little blue frog at the bottom and then add your post link, not your page URL, but the specific post URL. From there add your email and then chose your thumbnail.  (With adding your link to the party, you are giving us your permission to use a picture in a feature post.) Add the Country Fair Blog Party button to your post so that others know you are partying with us!

To view all of the great posts in this months party, just click on the little blue frog and you will see them all! Check back often because new ones are added all during the month.

This month I would like to introduce you to all of our co-hosts.  You will see some familiar faces and we have added some new ones too! I am so excited that these ladies are co-hosts. We are a unique and divers group who all love the simple things in life and love the country. Please visit them when you have a chance and let them know that Country Link sent you their way.

Country Fair Blog Party Co-Hosts:

Tip GardenJan, the chick behind Tip Garden, grew up a Kansas farm girl. She now lives in the big city out in the South East. She works 2 jobs outside the home, in addition to her favorite “jobs” of wife and mother! She knows what being a busy woman is, short on time, and always feeling 2 steps behind and she loves time & money-saving ideas!

This Uncharted RhoadeJamie, of This Uncharted Rhoade, is a Midwestern girl. 25 years old. She is married to her best friend and is very passionate about agriculture. She has  a fantastic job working with animals and amazing, smart people. Right now Jamie and her husband are fixing up their one bedroom house into a home. She is happiest when surrounded by open fields and cows. She’s been known to exaggerate a bit and sometimes has potty mouth (sorry mom).

Belong with wildflowersCaitlin is a 20-something living on the East Coast of the United States. After a decade chasing college degrees and career ladders, she began blogging as a creative outlet to reconnect with myself. Blogging pushed her to look at what happiness meant to her (and it was found in the most surprising of places). She is learning about agriculture, beekeeping, chickens, goats, herbalism, and organic farming to begin a farm and homestead in the next year. In the meantime, Caitlin spends her days chasing adventures with Michael (lovingly called ‘my guy’ and ‘my beau’),with an awfully adorable fur-little family in tow.

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Danielle was born an Urban Cajun, transformed into a Rural Okie and now blazing through life as a Kentucky Wife. She writes about her life, faith, her fur-child Oliver, over shares about the handsome fella she married and mixes it all in with some agriculture flavor on the (sometimes hysterical, but always honest) High Heels and Shotgun Shells.

Dirt Road CharmTaysha is a Midwestern girl trying to make the most out of every minute and is the voice behind Dirt Road Charm. She has a full-time job in the Ag industry as well as splitting her time with cattle shows, travel, advocating, and family. She shares her experiences and passion with Ag.  Some of her obsessions are cowboy boots, the Michigan State Spartans, the color turquoise,  and bacon…..you can’t forget the bacon!

Tales of a Kansas Farm Mom

Nicole shares about her life on a Kansas farm and ranch over at Tales of a Kansas Farm Mom. Her and her husband raise boys, cattle, wheat, corn, grass and soybeans on their family farm. Her days can be unpredictable, sometimes comical, sometimes heart wrenching, but always fulfilling to those who are lucky to be farmers.
Didn’t I say were and a unique and diverse group!  Enjoy the November Country Fair Blog Party!
Blessings to you,
Laurie – Country Link

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