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Link Party Palooza — and TWO Big Giveaways!

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We’ve combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil’ Luna, Somewhat Simple, Tatertots & Jello and Today’s Creative Blog to make a giant link party. You’ll only have to link up once to to be listed on all five sites, and each of us will choose our own projects to feature posts — just like we always have!

So be sure to check with each site to see which of the amazing ideas were featured! I’ll have two “great ideas” posts this weekend!

This week I have two big giveaways!

This week’s first giveaway is part of the Favorite Things Holiday Blog Hop!


For the third year in a row, I’m sharing my favorite things in 2014 … and giving them away!

Plus another 29 of my favorite blogs are doing the same thing! It’s one of the biggest giveaway series of the year!

Favorite Things Giveaway Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke guide

There will be 30 WINNERS!!! You must ENTER TO WIN ON EACH BLOG, for the gifts you want most. So you must HOP to each to enter!

Find out more, enter to win, link up your projects, and learn about the other giveaway after the break:

Here’s the other blogs involved in this huge giveaway series!


1. Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke // 2. Bombshell Bling // 3. C.R.A.F.T. // 4. LandeeLu

5. The 36th Avenue //6. Pick Your Plum //7. TidyMom //8. Your Homebased Mom

9. Live Laugh Rowe // 10. How Does She //11. Crazy Little Projects // 12. Tatertots & Jello

13. Or So She Says //14. A Pumpkin and a Princess // 15. The Crafting Chicks // 16. The Pleated Poppy

17. The Girl Who Ate Everything // 18. My Sisters Suitcase // 19. No Biggie // 20. Classy Clutter

21. Click it Up a Notch // 22. Entirely Eventful Day // 23. Thirty Handmade Days //24. kojodesigns

25. Something Swanky // 26. Eighteen25 // 27. Lolly Jane // 28. The Diary of Dave’s Wife

29. Yellow Bliss Road // 30. Two Twenty One

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Here’s what’s in my gift basket … favorites from the past year, just in time for the upcoming holidays! I had a great time finding some cute and festive decor at Target.  I found this awesome “JOY” pillow — with metallic letters. And of course, the gray throw and gray-and-white linens are perfect for winter decor and entertaining. Finally, you know how much I love a good marquee — and this off-the-shelf heart marquee will be perfect for Valentine’s Day or for year-round decor!


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Don’t forget about my eBay buying guides! I’m sharing some super useful tips perfect for holiday decor and planning for holiday gifts!

This week’s other giveaway is 100$ to NoVae clothing!

Me and some of my favorite bloggers shared some stocking stuffer ideas!

Click here to see all my ideas and get the links to everyone else’s ideas! — Plus we all have our own giveaways — go visit some blogs and check out these super exciting giveaways!

  And NoVae clothing has been kind enough to offer one lucky TT&J reader a $100 gift certificate to the NoVae online store! I love their clothing, like this denim pencil skirt:

here’s how to enter to win 100$ to NoVae clothing!

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Now it’s time to link up your projects! I can’t wait to see YOUR ideas and feature YOU!
Remember, you only need to link up once here to be listed in all of the sites’ parties — but be sure to check out each site through the weekend! We’ll each be featuring our own picks from all of the fabulous ideas! (When you add a link, please mention on your site that you linked up at Tatertots and Jello (here’s a link: Tatertots & Jello).

Please visit and comment on TWO links above you and TWO links below you — in addition to any others that you want to visit.

{We all love comments!}
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P.S.: This has been such a busy week at TT&J, check it out:

I shared a few ideas I had for upcoming holidays:


I shared my new Woodland Christmas Tree made from natural wood!


I also revealed my new 12 Days of Christmas Advent Tree with all kinds of matching decor!


 I also shared some ideas for Thanksgiving — these Feather Printable Placecards are simple and look so good!

And one of my favorite times of the year has started… My HAPPY Holidays guest post series! Here’s what was shared this week:

TTJ HH Collage 1 Nov 7 14

On the left is a super-convenient 5 Minute Hot Chocolate Gift from Honeybear Lane,

And on the right is the simple but festive Rudolph Reindeer Art from Capturing Joy!

TTJ HH Collage 2 Nov 7 14

On the left is Crafting in the Rain’s elegant Lace Merry Banner,

And a DIY Christmas Deer Bust from Craftaholics Anonymous!

TTJ HH Collage 4 Nov 7 14

 PLUS on the left are 34 Christmas Gift Tag Ideas from All Things Thrifty,

And Christmas Card Photo Templates from Thirty Handmade Days!

I’m so excited to see all the projects that are going to be shared in this year’s HAPPY Holidays series! Thank you to all of this week’s contributors!

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  1. shared on pinterest!

  2. Fun giveaways.

  3. Tiff Williams says:

    I love all the easy price comfortable crafts you do

  4. Shelly daugherty says:

    Visited n loved all the eBay how to’s. Loved the guest room and ten ways to organize a closet

  5. visited 6 Tips to Create the Perfect Guest Room

  6. Kris Shapira says:

    Shared and loved! I adore the Ebay articles and have probably read all of them at this point. Really, the one on guest rooms was especially timely, as I just had a houseful of guests the week after first reading it. Thanks for all the ideas!!!

  7. Thanks so much for hosting!
    Katherine @ Everyday Celebrations recently posted…5 on Friday: Birthday Edition

  8. Thank you for hosting! Have a great weekend!

  9. Julia McIntosh says:

    Shared on Facebook!

  10. Angela Newson says:

    Shared on Facebook and checked out eBay

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  11. Ruth Griffeth says:

    I read http://www.ebay.com/gds/Home-DIY-Projects-Under-50-/10000000179331130/g.html , I love all of you little advice ones I have also read 6 tips for your bathroom, and 5 ways to Organize your Kitchen! Thank you so Much for your little info bits I love them

  12. So far I’ve checked out Home DIY Projects under 50 and 5 Laundry Room Storage and Décor Ideas. Going back for more! Thank you!

  13. Holy smokes this place gets filled up fast on a friday night! 😉
    Thanks again for liking my necklace idea earlier this week! I have so many fun gift ideas on the brain so I am glad it’s getting well received! :) That 12 Days of Christmas tree is such a RAD idea!
    Love your blog! Such an amazing place! Thanks for the link up!

    Riva recently posted…Faux Fur Scarf Tutorial

  14. Darla Bunyan says:

    Read and loved the 15 DIY Ornaments, been scouring the web all day for Christmas Inspiration, so, this was a big hit! Shared on FB, Pinterest, Tweeted, and Google+! Thanks girl!

  15. Thanks so much for hosting Jen! LOVED your advent tree! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    Jenn recently posted…Fall and Thanksgiving Dining Room

  16. I read and loved the 15 DYI ornaments!

  17. Thanks so much for hosting! Glad to be here this week. :) Have a wonderful weekend!
    Anu recently posted…My Scandinavian Minimalist Kitchen

  18. Thanks Jen for hosting and giving us such awesome inspirations!! Have a wonderful weekend!
    Amy @thelittlefarmdiary recently posted…DIY: Faux Fur Rug {so easy}

  19. After a six week absence it feels so lovely to be linking up with you again. I have been working on our “new to us” 30 year old home. I hope you enjoy the family room transformation. It’s currently all decked out in cozy plaids.

    Thank you for hosting Jen and have a lovely weekend!
    Laura Ingalls Gunn recently posted…One Room Challenge–Week 6, The Family Room Reveal

  20. thanks so much for the great party :) have a terrific weekend
    heather @french press recently posted…bananas foster bread

  21. Kali hart says:

    I love the Home DIY Projects under 50!

    Also Shared on Pinterest!

  22. Thank you for the linky party! I am sharing my onion bag dish scrubby tutorial today. Have a great week!
    Julie recently posted…Grinding Flour at Home

  23. Thanks for the party! Hope you have a great week :-)


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