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Win Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Treatment (over $200 value!)

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I've been working on taking time for myself this last year -- which as you know, is extra hard to do as a mom! I knew I needed to work on being healthier and happier. I took up running (I'm excited to share more about that soon, too). And I've been eating much healthier. And I've also learned that when I look better, I feel better. When I was younger, I spent a lot of time outside in the sun. I … [Read more...]

Halloween Snack Mixes

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 Hey Tatertots and Jello readers! I'm Aimee from The Elephant of Surprise, where I blog about parties, holidays, and craft ideas for kids. Thanks for having me, Jen--I'm thrilled to be here! Today I'm bringing you guys three tasty Halloween snack mixes that come together in a flash and add a festive, Halloween vibe to snack time. They're also kind of fun to display and pretty to look … [Read more...]

THE Best Basic Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

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My friend and neighbor makes the most amazing Peanut Butter Cookies. And for Halloween she dips the wings in chocolate and sprinkles. They are delightful! And I was so thrilled when she agreed to share the recipe with us.   One thing I love about these cookies is that you can shape them into any type of shape for any holiday or occasion. They are delicious! Here's the recipe: … [Read more...]

Easy Paper Plate Halloween Masks!

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I'm so excited to be a part of the new Michaels Makers team, sponsors of this post! This month Michaels asked us to make a costume idea for Halloween. And I thought it would be fun to make some easy masks. This craft is so fun to make with kids. My kids loved making them! I was surprised, even my 15 year old loved coming up with mask ideas. We had a great afternoon together getting … [Read more...]

Halloween Gallery Wall and Free Printables!

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My amazing photographer sister Wendy took some haunted pictures of my kids a couple of years ago when the #1905Cottage was under restoration. They turned out so great and creepy. I thought they would be so fun to have printed from Shutterfly's wood art to create a Halloween Gallery Wall. I love the way the wood grain shows through in their wood wall art. And I thought it would super cool with the … [Read more...]

Halloween Straws Free Printable

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Hi everyone, it's Kiki from Kiki and Company and I am so happy to be back this month sharing another really fun Halloween Straws Free printable project with you! I love the little details that make a party perfect. I thought these straw printables would be perfect for your Halloween bash! This set comes with 3 different options. They are super simple to put together. Simply download, print … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween Porch Decor

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One of my favorite things to do for each season or holiday is to decorate my porch! I decided to do something new on my porch at the 1905 cottage: I decided to try a bat theme! I got out my chevron bat wreath and my Halloween countdown calendar (with bats!). And then I added some new elements! So, when Command Brand sent me to the new Command Outdoor products, I couldn't wait to try them out. I … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Fall and Halloween Wreaths!

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I love both Fall and Halloween, and there were so many good ideas for both linked up this week! I'm excited to share a few of my favorites: 20 DIY Fall & Halloween Wreaths! Easy Monogram Wreath @ The Girl Creative  Black & White BOO Wreath @ The Crafted Sparrow  Flying Witch Wreath @ Landee See Landee Do  Wheat & Burlap Wreath @ Uncommon Designs  … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Easy & Quick Halloween Decor Ideas!

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It's getting close to Hallowe'en, but there's still plenty of time for ... these 21 Easy & Quick Halloween Decor Ideas! Tribal Inspired Pumpkins @ The Crafted Sparrow  Dollar Store Skull Transformation @ The Happy Housie  DIY Candy Corn Vase @ By Dawn Nicole  Simple Halloween Banner @ The Happy Scraps … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and GRR-RIPPER 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...]

DIY Wood Organization Ladder and Giveaway!

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The bathroom is at the #1905Cottage is teeny tiny. And I have been thinking of a way to add some way to storage and organize items people might need in that space. So when MICROJIG contacted me to try out their GRR-RIPPER, I thought it would be fun to make a storage bin organizing project. I don't know about you, but for me using power tools can be a little bit intimidating. You see, I … [Read more...]

22 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes for Fall!

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I LOVE using my crockpot. It's so perfect for busy nights. And, since the weather is getting cooler, it's the perfect time to talk about soups! We are big fans of soup in our house, and I thought it would be fun to round up some amazing sounding soups that look perfect for Fall!! When I think of fall soups, I think of sweet potatoes, butternut squash, apples, and chilis! YUM!! But, when fall … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Candy Corn M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar

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Hi, Tatertots & Jello readers!  It's Laurie from Gallamore West, and it seriously is such a treat for me to be back here again sharing another sweet recipe with you.  This month I'm sharing my White Chocolate Candy Corn M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar recipe with you. Cookie Mixes in a Jar are such a fun gift to give because they look adorable and they are easy because you don't even have … [Read more...]

Easy Black and White Halloween Topiary! #LowesCreator

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You might know that I simply adore Halloween decor. So when one of the challenges this month from Lowes was Curb Appeal. I thought it would be SO fun to make something Halloween-ish for the front porch at the #1905Cottage. And since the decor over there is mostly yellow, I thought keeping the Halloween theme to basically black and white would be perfect. So I headed over to Lowes. And I … [Read more...]

Getting my Home Ready for Fall Entertaining!

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This post sponsored by BHG at Walmart. I just adore Fall! The weather is cooler, I want to bake and entertain. I am kind of fascinated with owls for fall this year. So when I saw the fun owl plates and cookie jar from Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart, I just had to pick them up. I think they are so festive for Fall and Winter. I paired them with these classic beaded plates, also in the … [Read more...]