It’s me here.

Two posts in one day…..seriously. ¬†You’d think it was 2013 or something. ūüôā

But there’s a really good reason.

See that blank space with the question mark?

Thistlewood Farm KariAnne

Just insert this smiling face in there. 

I am so excited to be here with these four amazing bloggers….Amanda and¬†Anita¬†and Linsey¬†and Samantha.

They picked me!

Can you believe it? ¬†I’m the guest host…..and I don’t even have a pair of boots!

I’m not sure what to do first. ¬†Lasso up some vittles? ¬†Put on a pot of chili for the ranch hands? ¬†Saddle up my horse to check the fences?

Or sing Yellow Rose of Texas.

Maybe not the best of ideas…..I want us all to still be friends. ūüôā

Here’s Anita with all the party details.


Here’s the features from last week’s party selected by


Anita of  
Cedar Hill Ranch

White Lace Cottage shared her lovely white kitchen

The Decorating Diaries shared projects with aged paper, how cool is that?

Design Dreams by Anne recapped her favorite projects of the year

Betsy Spert shared her guest room, but don’t expect to stay there!

She’s not keen on overnight guests.

(Betsy, if I were your overnight guest, I promise I would stay in this room and not bother you until until afternoon.)

The Backyard Bungalow showed up a darling bedspring wreath, can you say CREATIVE?

One Creative Couple shared their top posts of 2012

Now about this week’s party… You link up on my blog and your link shows up on FIVE blogs.

More exposure, less time.
We are looking for the latest and greatest projects, tutorials, ideas, crafts, recipes, decor, and inspiring stories. Anything that you are proud to show off.
Cowgirl Up! is the link party that saves you time and brings you inspiration.
What blogs will your link appear on? Check us out below!
Linsey with The Farmhouse Porch
Anita with Cedar Hill Ranch
Amanda with The Ivy Cottage Blog
Samantha with Crafty Texas Girls

*PLUS our Special GUEST HOST: 
KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms

The four of us are all Texas bloggers, but you don’t have to be Texas, country, western, or own horses to participate in Cowgirl Up! You just need that “can-do”, cowgirl spirit!
Cowgirl Up! Link Party Guidelines

(Please read the guidelines before participating)
* When you link with Cowgirl Up!, your link will automatically show on four different blogs. Awesome!
* Please follow your host blog before linking up on GFC (and if you have a linkyfollow account, then please follow that way too.)
* You may link up decor, DIY, crafts, guest post, recipes, giveaways, sewing, inspiring stories, and anything that you feel related to the listed categories.
* You may link as many links as you want.
* Be sure to include the Cowgirl Up! Button or text link to Cowgirl Up in your linked post, (mine can be found on my sidebar.) Mandatory to be featured!!
* Be courteous and visit the two links before yours. Several projects will be featured each week!
* By linking up you are agreeing that the photos are yours or that you have permission to use them,  that we may use those photos to feature your project in a blog post, on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter with a link back to your blog of course. 
*If you pin a project shown here, please, please pin from the original source.


  1. Image for Doreen Doreen

    karianne, I actually thought that to myself when I saw you had a new post - karianne wrote TWO posts in one day? Wow! So good to see you over at Cowgirl Up!

  2. Image for Anne Anne

    Congratulations KerriAnne on winning the Country living blue ribbon award.Did I miss that the first time around?And thank you so much for featuring my kitchen! I am very honored!!! xx Anne

  3. Image for Michele Michele

    How exciting and fun, Karianne! Well I thought I would rustle up and join yer fun. Thanks for co-hosting - such great eye candy and talented gals out there! Can't wait to do massive reading tomorrow and catch up!

  4. Image for Leen Leen

    congrats on being the guest hostess :) I have nothing cool to link up (so sad) Projects came to a screeching halt at Thanksgiving time due to us both working 12-14 hours a day through Christmas. I had 1001 projects planned for while we were on vacation but didn't do much except relax and play with the kids. Maybe I could do a post about how to snuggle on the couch with your kindle??

  5. Image for Bliss Bliss

    I vote for.... maybe not make chili, how about.... probably not sing since I remember the story from your youth.... so saddle up and ride! Bliss

  6. Image for Laurie Collett Laurie Collett

    Thanks for cohosting1 I'm a new foillower & would love it if you'd consider following me back at Saved by Grace: Thanks & God bless! Laurie

  7. Image for Kathy, Petticoat Junktion Kathy, Petticoat Junktion

    Hey Karianne. better go get those boots. I don't have cowgirl boots but I did get some cool black boots ;-) Thanks for hosting such a cool party. I linked up something just for you...... drop cloths and white paint!

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