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Great Ideas — 15 DIY Gift Ideas!

It's always fun to see what creative ideas you all come up with for your gift-giving throughout the year! Here are... 15 DIY Gift Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Succulent Ruler Planter @ Giggles Galore Lemon Margarita Gift Box @ Not Just A Mommy DIY Rattan Pencil Case @ Delineate Your Dwelling DIY Farmhouse Style Decoupaged @ Making Joy and Pretty Things … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Painted Projects Part Two!

A few coats of paint on the right piece of furniture can revolutionize a whole room! Here are... 15 More Painted Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * iPhone Charging Station @ Refresh Restyle DIY Shy Face Candle Holders @ A Pretty Fix Blue Cane Chairs @ The Painted Hive Aged Milk Paint Laundry Sign @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and $100 Walmart Giveaway!

It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, The 36th Avenue, and Tatertots & Jello to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all four 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 … [Read more...]

S’mores Cookie Bar Recipe!

Hi to all of Tatertots and Jello's friends! I'm Ruthie from What's Cooking with Ruthie and I'm SO happy to be visiting with y'all today. I could not be more excited that summer's finally here... I'm totally lovin' the warmer weather. It makes my little heart SO happy :) Summer-time means fun get togethers with family and friends and of course~ fabulous food too. I made up this S'more Cookie … [Read more...]

Simple Summer Mantel Using Found Items in Your Home

Simple Summer Mantel using found items in your home. The older I get the more I appreciate the idea of a simple life. I love finding joy in small things. As I have been decorating our new home I found things around the house that are meaningful and I made a little Summer mantlescape with them. In the new house there isn't much wall space, so I had the mirror from my living room at the … [Read more...]

Make a PVC Summer Cabana!

Hello Tatertots and Jello Readers!  We are Elizabeth and liZ from over at  Simple Simon and Company.  We are two girls who married brothers and ended up with the exact same names!  We also are both former school teachers, have the same number of children, drive the same kind of mini vans, and live 5 minutes away from each other.  (We know...it's weird...just ask our mother-in-law :) Over at … [Read more...]

Cactus Ice Cream Party Wrapper Printables

Cactus Ice Cream Party Wrapper Printables. Hi everyone! Kiki from kiki and company back this month to share a really fun and trendy printable with you. I have LOVED the trend of cactus for the last while. How fun and graphic are they? Well, today, I wanted to share a fun printable that could be used for a party or any kind of get together this summer and beyond! I don't know about you but … [Read more...]

Family Room Beachy Organization Console

Family Room Organization Console and $100 Walmart gift card giveaway. Last week I had the FUN opportunity to travel to Iowa and tour the Meredith Headquarters - home to Better Homes and Gardens Magazine! It was incredible to see all of the behind-the-scenes action as well as preview the beautiful items coming out in the BHG Live Better line for the next year. I will be posting more about … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Fruit Recipes!

There's something about summer that gets everyone creating delicious fruity dishes and desserts! Here are... 16 Fruit Recipes from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Ice Cream Cone Fruit Cups @ Giggles Galore Homemade Lemon Curd @ Simply Stacie Roasted Peaches with Honeycomb & Vanilla Ice Cream @ Scattered Thoughts of a Craft Mom Best Strawberry Lemonade @ Lil Luna … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Summer Home Projects!

We're about a month into summer, which means everyone's homes are full of bright colors, plants, and everything else that reflects the warm weather! Here are... 18 Summer Home Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Blanket Ladder @ Cherished Bliss Aged Clay Pots/Planters @ Refresh Restyle Always Be Nice DIY Sign @ Liz on Call DIY Painted Swiss Cross Rug @ … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza!

It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, The 36th Avenue, and Tatertots & Jello to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all four 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 … [Read more...]

Pressed Picnic Sandwich

 Hi all! I'm Tracie from Cleverly Inspired and I'm so glad to be back today to share a delicious recipe for summer picnics! Everyone going in all directions all school year long….it is nice when things slow down a bit in the summer time. I hope you are finding time to visit the pool together, maybe a day in the park, going for ice cream…all those things that we love about the lazy days of … [Read more...]

Summer Cooking — The Most Delicious Corn Salad Recipe!!

I don't post a lot of recipes here at Tatertots and Jello. So if I do post one, you know that it is delicious!! This is my favorite Summer Salad Recipe EVER!  It's perfect for this time of year. Be sure to use fresh cilantro and tomatoes. I use frozen corn, just because it's easy, but fresh corn is even better!! This is a dish that people will talk about and want the recipe for.   And … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse Succulent Garden

Modern Industrial Farmhouse Succulent Garden. I've had a love affair with succulents for the past couple of years. I think it's because I have a black thumb and I kill regular plants LOL. I can still kill succulents, it's just a little harder to do. Seriously though, I love the way succulents look. At the cottage I used an Ikea step-stool to display succulents in my family room. In … [Read more...]

Summer Lemonade Stand Free Printables!!

 It's just not summer without a lemonade stand, right?? Summer Lemonade Stand Free Printable Signs. Print off these free Lemonade Stand bunting and sign printables for an easy Lemonade Stand! We made a lemonade stand for the kids out of scrap wood. and some spray paint. And even if you don't have a stand, you can make a lemonade stand with a table and this free printable! Here's a shot … [Read more...]