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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...]

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...]

Kids Thanksgiving Treat Idea — Graham Cracker Wheat Stalks!!

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It seems we are always looking for a fun way to present a treat for the holidays or school gatherings. These little graham cracker “wheat stalks” would be so cute lining a kids table at Thanksgiving time. Even better, you could put the older kids in charge of making and displaying them for the younger ones…win win! I used peanutbutter for the filling….but you could use something else if you … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Bring a Pop of Color Into Your Home!

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I love a clean look -- whites and grays are my favorites! But the reason they work so well for me is that I love a hint of color!   The #1905Cottage is so small - I knew a white overall color palette was the way to go. I painted all of the rooms white and concentrated on very simple decor. And I love the way it turned out. I love bringing in different POPS of color for different … [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...]