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“Have A Grateful Heart” – Free Thanksgiving Printable Postcards and Hostess Gifts!

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I am so excited for Thanksgiving. I love getting together with family and focusing on all of the things that have happened over the past year and remembering our blessings. These free Thanksgiving printables help both kids and adults remember to be grateful! Here is a little activity you can do for Thanksgiving. Little Grateful postcards. Hand these out to your guest at your Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

15 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes to Try

15 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes to Try This Year!

Have you ever cooked the Thanksgiving turkey? It can be intimidating when it's your first time! Or maybe you've done it a hundred times and are just looking for something different? If so, I have some ideas for you!  There are lots of ways to cook a Thanksgiving turkey. Whether you're cooking for two or a whole crowd, this list of 15 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes will help you with some new … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 DIY Holiday Ornaments!

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Looking for some fun activities this week? Whether you're celebrating US Thanksgiving and looking for some fun family activities or just getting in the holiday spirit, get inspired with these great ideas ... ... 25 DIY Holiday Ornaments! Wooden Spool Christmas Tree Ornament @ Shaken Together  Wood Slice Noel Ornament @ Cherished Bliss  DIY Mitten Ornament @ Confessions of … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 DIY Holiday Ideas!

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I'm excited for Thanksgiving this week ... and it's late enough in the year that the holidays are approaching fast! So I was so excited to see these great ideas in this week's party ... check out these 21 DIY Holiday Ideas and get inspired!  Twig Star Wreath @ Upcycled Treasures Vintage Marquee Lights @ Maison de Pax  DIY Twine Art Christmas Tree @ Poofy Cheeks  Kids' … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and $25 Target 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...]

Double Chocolate Bisquick Cookies!

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One of my favorite things about the holidays are cookies! And when Bisquick invited me to participate in their Make-Ahead Holiday, my awesome neighbor and I coordinated to bring you this yummy double-chocolate Bisquick cookie recipe!     They're amazingly decadent and perfect for neighbor gifts, parties and just for your family!     Here's the easy … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies

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Hello fellow TT& J fans! I'm Kara from Creations by Kara, and I'm happy to be here again this year for Jen's Happy Holiday series! Today I'm sharing a recipe for a pretty and delicious Christmas cookie. If you're like me, you can't wait for all the seasonal mint chocolate candy to hit store shelves! I always stock up on these candy cane kisses, as well as the mint truffle variety. They are … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Cowgirl Cookie Bark

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Hi! I'm Leigh Anne and I blog over at Your Homebased Mom. I am on a continual quest to discover the pretty and delicious in life which I love sharing with you my blog. I am excited to be here today at Tatertots & Jello and to share with you a yummy treat that would make the perfect holiday gift. Cowgirl Cookie Bark is a fun combination lots of flavors, colors and textures. I am a fan of … [Read more...]

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...]