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Great Ideas — 20 DIY Gift Ideas!

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Halloween is over... and soon it's the season for entertaining and gift-giving. I love a handmade gift -- whether it's for the holidays, birthdays or a hostess gift, so I was excited to see these great ideas: Check out these 20 DIY gift ideas and get inspired! Gold Dipped Pencils @ Delineate Your Dwelling  Homemade Salted Caramels @ Cincy Shopper Gold Clipboards & Taylor … [Read more...]

Woodland Christmas Tree Wreath & Blog Hop!

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There's nothing I like more than creating a new wreath for each holiday. I guess I'm just a wreath girl LOL. Last year I was all about gold and glitter. This year I thought it would be fun to create a more rustic, colorful wreath with natural elements for the holidays!   There's something so beautiful about natural wood. And I'll share links to all of these beautiful wreaths -- so you can get … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas Advent Tree!!

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I love being a part of the Michaels Makers team. It's so fun to come up with a project each month with a theme! And so when Michaels asked if I would take part in their #DreamTree Challenge I was so excited. This is the third year that I have partnered with Michaels to create a tree. And it really is one of the highlights of my year. I love decorating for Christmas and it's so fun to think up a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Quick and Hearty Dinner Recipes!

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It's cooler outside and it's time for something warm for dinner! I'm ready for some great dinner ideas, so ... I'm excited to share these 20 quick and hearty dinner recipes from the awesome links this week! Enjoy and bon apetit! Crock-Pot Lemon Roasted Chicken @ Practical Stewardship   Twice Baked Potato Casserole @ Lil' Luna  Crockpot BBQ Meatballs @ Today's … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Giveaway from My Home Made Collection!

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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...]

Mercury Glass Paper Christmas Trees Tutorial!

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  One of my very favorite things to do as a blogger are challenges. They always stretch my imagination. I love participating in Krylon's Mystery Box Challenges. Krylon sends me a box filled with different things that usually don't go together at all and they ask me to come up with a project using at least 5 of the items in the box! And thanks to Krylon for sponsoring this … [Read more...]

Count Up To Christmas Interactive Advent Calendar – FREE Printables!

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I got a little carried away with the FloraCraft Challenge this month. Here's another project I made using their foam. I love advent calendars. I have a ceramic set that is beautiful and since it's breakable I don't let my kids play with it. So I thought it would be fun to create an advent calendar that kids can play with and interact with. How it works is I print and cut out each advent … [Read more...]

10 Minute Gift Idea – Tic Tac Toe Game!

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Each month, FloraCraft has sent me a lovely box of foam and craft goodies (and thanks to them for sponsoring the post!).  This month they asked me to create a little gift idea. I thought it would be fun to make a little gift that's so fast and easy to make. And my kids loved playing with it!! This is a super easy and fun gift idea. Here's how to make it: … [Read more...]

Spray Painted Pinecone Centerpiece

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Hi TT&J readers! It's Taryn from Design, Dining and Diapers and it's great to be back! Do you ever find yourself pinched for time when it comes to holiday decor? Each year I start out the holiday season with a million new ideas and I end up only completing a few of them because the season just seems to fly by. Well, I'm here today to share a quick and easy holiday decor project that can … [Read more...]

30 Chicken Recipes for Your Crockpot!!

30 AMAZING Chicken Recipes for Your Crockpot!!

I love slow cooker recipes. They are perfect for crazy, busy nights! And, you can cook just about anything in a crockpot! Chicken is one of my favorite things to cook in my crockpot and I was looking for some new recipes. So, I thought I'd round up a few I found to share with you!! Whether you're looking for Mexican, Chinese, Indian, or casseroles, this round up has pretty much … [Read more...]

FREE Printable Thanksgiving Leftover Tags!

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Hello Tatertots and Jello readers! It's Kristin from Yellow Bliss Road, back again with another free printable for you. I can hardly believe Thanksgiving is just weeks away. It feels like my kids just started school, but they've already been in school for eight weeks! I guess it just means we're getting closer to my favorite time of the year. I love November and December. They are by far my … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas Part Two!

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it's this time of year the holidays come at us quickly ... so it's not too early to plan for Thanksgiving! So get inspired with these great ideas ... ... these 20 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas (Part Two)!  DIY Fall Centerpiece @ Blooming Homestead   DIY Harvest Sign @ The Turquoise Home  Simple Fall Mantel @ Finding Home Online  Classic Apple Crisp @ My Name is … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 More Halloween Party Ideas!

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Got a Halloween party this week? It's the perfect time for some last-minute prep! Check out these ... ... 20 more Halloween Party Ideas!  Paper Candy Corn Treat Boxes @ Little Miss Celebration Printable Pumpkin Awards @ My Sister's Suitcase  Ghost Treat Bags @ Crafts Unleashed  … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Made by Dawn Renee Jewelry 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 Monster Trick or Treat Bag

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Hi all! I'm Lisa Summerhays from Stubbornly Crafty here to share a fun way to make a trick-or-treat bag with some character. Let's get started. DIY Monster Trick or Treat Bag Supplies: Black felt Green felt Red cotton fabric White felt 2 Black buttons Black embroidery floss All seam allowances are 1/4" unless otherwise noted. … [Read more...]