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Great Ideas — 16 Painted Projects!

It's never a bad time to add a few pops of color to your decor! Here are... XX Painted Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Fabric Painting Tips @ The Magic Brush DIY Carousel Jewelry Organizer @ The Navage Patch Ombre Painted Dresser @ I Heart Naptime Pantry Makeover @ Re-Fabbed … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Spring Outdoor Projects!

I've been looking into all kinds of new projects to spruce up my patio in the warm spring and summer months! As inspiration, here are... 15 Spring Outdoor Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Outdoor Wall Art @ Do More for Less Wine Crate Garden @ TidyMom DIY Flower Planted Dresser @ The Summery Umbrella DIY Flower Planter Box @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and My Favorite Blogs $500 Giveaway!

It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, 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 which of the … [Read more...]

22 Salad Recipes You’ll Want to Try

One of my favorite things about Spring and Summer is lightening up my menu and eating fresh fruits and veggies. There is no better way to do that than to eat delicious salads that are packed full of tons of healthy stuff. So, I thought it would be fun to round up some salad recipes that look as delicious as they do healthy. From green salads to fruit salads, there is something on this list … [Read more...]

Curious George Frosted Banana Bars and Printable!

One my kids' all-time favorite books and shows has been Curious George. George's personality is so mischievous and his antics are absolutely funny. This week I have been talking about raising adventurous kids. And I like that each Curious George story shows kids how to explore the world in a creative and curious way. And yay – now all NINE seasons (that’s 109 episodes) of Curious George are now … [Read more...]

Meet My Favorite Blogs and a $500 giveaway!

Happy Wednesday! I'm delighted to offer a fantastic giveaway opportunity to my readers this week, and even more excited to introduce you to my creative blogging friends along with this giveaway. These are the gals that I just adore and I've gotten to know really well throughout my years blogging. We text to ask each other questions, meet up at blog conferences, create our own getaways, and work … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Raise Adventurous Kids

My oldest kids just turned 22 and 20 - I still wonder where the time went. Over all of these years of being a parent I feel I have learned a lot. One thing I have loved seeing is the wild spirit that kids have. Sometimes I think we as parents, want to take that wildness and tame it a little. That natural, curious need to explore and revel in the newness of the world is one of the greatest secrets … [Read more...]

DIY Picture Calendar for Preschoolers

Hi Tatertots and Jello readers! I'm Meredith, and I'm a parenting blogger over at Perfection Pending where I share inspirational parenting essays, humor, and parenting tips. I'm happy to be back sharing this fun idea for helping your preschool kids know what day it is. It's funny, because my youngest is four, but since he still can't read or tell time, and he doesn't know what day it is, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Teacher Appreciation Projects!

The end of the school year is coming up fast! I love helping my kids with little thank you gifts that they give to their favorite teachers at the end of each year. Here are... 15 Teacher Appreciation Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Easy DIY Pencil Holder @ Easy Crafts 101 DIY Mud Pie Kits @ Giggles Galore Printable Teacher Gift Tags @ Building Our … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas!

In my family it's always been a tradition to make breakfast in bed for the Mother's Day and Father's Day. With that in mind, I've been eyeing some of the ideas this week! Here are... 15 Mother's Day Brunch Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Ten Minute Centerpieces @ Setting for Four Mother's Day Brunch @ From Playdates to Parties Mason Jar Flowers @ Worthing … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Sincerely Us Giveaway!

It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, 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 which of the … [Read more...]

Messy Hair Moments Mother’s Day Gift Tags!

Messy Hair - Don't Care. Mother's Day is coming up soon! Here are some fun Messy Hair Mother's Day Gift Tags to celebrate. As a mom of four, you can find me most days with messy hair and yoga pants. So I thought it would be fun to make up a tag with some of the real life mom moments! Messy Hair Moments Mother's Day Gift Tags. They are funny and true. Your girlfriends, sisters and even mom … [Read more...]

Put Mom in the Photo!

If there is one thing that I wish I could tell my younger self - it would be to have taken photos of myself with my kids. I did pretty well at taking photos of my kids at their important events - birthdays and special occasions. But as I look back over the photos throughout the years I am rarely in any of the pictures. I know as moms that we put our kids and families first. And, for me, it seemed … [Read more...]

Crunchy-Topped Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Casserole

Breakfast foods have become my favorite thing to make lately at the #1905Cottage. For Easter I decided to try making a new kind of french toast creation. After experimenting a little I came up with this Crunchy-Topped French Toast Casserole. Make this dish for a beautiful breakfast or brunch recipe that will wow your guests. The crunchy topping is out of this world!! The secret ingredient … [Read more...]

Free Mother’s Day Woman of Strength Printable

Hi everyone! I'm Kiki from Kiki and Company, here to share a new printable with you today. I am so happy to be back here at Tatertots and Jello with you all this year. There is one thing that I love more than ANYTHING in this world. It wakes me up in the middle of the night, gets me up early in the morning, makes me worry, makes me laugh and has made me stretch and grow. Being a mother is so … [Read more...]