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Great Ideas — 21 DIY Holiday Ideas!

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 diy holiday 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...]

Double Chocolate Bisquick Cookies!

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! You'll love these double chocolate cookies!     They're amazingly decadent and perfect for neighbor gifts, parties and just for your … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies

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

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: Christmas Gift Tags from Your Child’s Artwork!

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

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. Pecan Caramel Turtles   Save … [Read more...]

Merry and Bright Christmas Kitchen at the 1905 Cottage! {Free Printables!}

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...]

Christmas Tree Decorating Tips! #TagATree

I love a themed Christmas tree -- I do a new theme every year. It's one of my favorite holiday activities with the family! #MichaelsMakers asked me to share some of my favorite tree decorating tips as part of the #TagATree campaign this holiday season! (Did you see all of the Michaels Makers Dream Trees? You can check out Michaels The Glue String blog to see all 30!) Let's start with this … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Bright & Cheerful Christmas Wreath

Hi, Tatertots and Jello readers! I'm Chelsea from Two Twenty One, where I blog about a wonderful array of topics-- DIY projects, home & holiday decor, organization, recipes, lifestyle, and more. Jen's blog is one of my favorites so I'm happy to be here! Today I'm sharing a bright and cheerful Christmas wreath with you. It's actually a wreath I made this spring, but instead of making a … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Paper Wrapped Trees

Happy Holidays! We're happy to be here as Jen's guesties today! We are all about easy holiday decor that can spruce up your Christmas mantel or home for little cost. At Lolly Jane we share weekly tutorials and have a ton of holiday projects to browse this time of year, like these paper wrapped trees: For this project, you may need to make a quick trip to the craft store for the cones but … [Read more...]