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HAPPY Holidays: Popcorn Christmas Trees

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One of our absolute favorite snacks over at The NY Melrose Family is popcorn. Both of my girls love it and I love how easy it is to turn regular popcorn into a gourmet snack that baffles my girls. I recently created a perfect Thanksgiving treat of Turkey Popcorn Mix that had my in-laws eating it by the handful. It went over so well that I created a Turkey Mason Jar Gift to package it for my … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Christmas Gift Tags from Your Child’s Artwork!

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Hello, friends! I'm Kierste, the girl behind the blog Simply Kierste, and I'm delighted to be here today! I love doing projects with my kids, and this not only includes them, but highlights their creations. Yesterday afternoon I asked my kids to draw me some Christmas pictures--anything they wanted. We brought out the markers and the white paper, and they went to town. I took their artwork, and … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Pecan Caramel Turtles

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I'm Ruthie from Cooking with Ruthie.com and I just LOVE Jen so much~ she's such an amazing person, as you all know! I'm so thrilled to be here at TT&J for the Happy Holidays Event. I've brought a simple to make holiday classic with me... Pecan Caramel Turtles. Oh my goodness. They're wonderful and will please everyone on your 'nice' list this year. … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Modern Printable Gift Tag Set

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Hello TT & J readers! It's Kristin here from Yellow Bliss Road, where you'll find holiday preparations are in full swing! There are tons of inspiring ideas for Christmas in my Hello Holidays series. Today I'm sharing a sneak peek of my Christmas mantel and an adorable printable set, and guess what?? I've got some free printables for you, too! I have been obsessed with metallics lately - … [Read more...]

Creativity, Art & Inspiration

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When I was younger, I aspired to be an artist. I didn't expect that I'd end up expressing myself through creative home decor and DIY projects! But I still love art -- both creating and enjoying it. It is very important to me that my children grow up exposed to art, learn to express themselves through art, and learn to appreciate art. It is an important part of discovering yourself, … [Read more...]

Merry and Bright Christmas Kitchen at the 1905 Cottage! {Free Printables!}

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I love decorating for the holidays. So when Big Lots contacted me and asked if I would make over a room for the holidays in their #BigHoliday challenge, I thought it would be fun to add some holiday cheer to the kitchen at the 1905 cottage. I think the main living room or family room usually gets decorated but I spend so much time in the kitchen during the holidays, I thought it would be exciting … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas (Part Four)!!

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Thanksgiving is nearly here, so it's the perfect time for a few more Thanksgiving ideas! I'm excited to share these great ideas ... 25 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas (Part Four)!  Grateful Heart Printable @ The Diary of Dave's Wife via eighteen 25  DIY Thanksgiving Chalkboard Placemats @ Two More Minutes DIY Felt Turkey Crayon Holder @ Skip to my Lou  Copper Inspired Fall … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and International Arrivals Giveaway!

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It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... 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 … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Decorating Tips! #TagATree

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I love a themed Christmas tree -- I do a new theme every year. It's one of my favorite holiday activities with the family! #MichaelsMakers asked me to share some of my favorite tree decorating tips as part of the #TagATree campaign this holiday season! (Did you see all of the Michaels Makers Dream Trees? You can check out Michaels The Glue String blog to see all 30!) Let's start with this … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Bright & Cheerful Christmas Wreath

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Hi, Tatertots and Jello readers! I'm Chelsea from Two Twenty One, where I blog about a wonderful array of topics-- DIY projects, home & holiday decor, organization, recipes, lifestyle, and more. Jen's blog is one of my favorites so I'm happy to be here! Today I'm sharing a bright and cheerful Christmas wreath with you. It's actually a wreath I made this spring, but instead of making a … [Read more...]