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Summertime Pocket Placemats

Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers! It's me, Melissa of the Polka Dot Chair Blog back again to share another fun sewing project with you! Summertime is in full swing here in Kentucky, man it was HOT this week! During the summer we love eating outside more than anything. Fire up a grill and throw on some burgers and I'm a happy girl! Since we eat outside so much, and our outdoor table … [Read more...]

Summer Watercolor Notecards

Hi, TT& J readers! I'm Nat, the other half of My Sister's Suitcase and I'm excited to be here today! I am loving the watercolor trend right now, are you? These little summer watercolor notecards are bright and summery - ready to make someone's day! In a world of texting and emails, it's so nice to get a handwritten note from a friend or loved one. Whether you're thanking someone or just … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Gravel Pit Play Area

Hi! I'm Meredith, and I blog over at Perfection Pending and I'm back with a fun idea for an outdoor gravel pit play area. I'm not much of a DIY'er and definitely am better at parenting tips, and fun essays on parenting, but I'm super excited about this idea my husband and I had for an outdoor gravel pit play area for our kids. Last fall, my husband was building a new gate and fence for … [Read more...]

How to Install a Wood Screen Door

There's something comforting about the sound of a screen door opening and closing. Plus it keeps the bugs out. I love feeling a cool breeze in the evening. We are enjoying our covered porch so much, I want to keep the door to the house open onto the porch but the flies keep coming in. So I decided to install a screen door. I love the look of a wood screen door. So I headed over to Lowes. … [Read more...]

How to Help your Kids Willingly Get Rid of Toys They Never Play With.

Hi guys! I'm Meredith and I blog over at Perfectionpending.net where I write about my life with 3 kids and all the imperfections that go along with being a mom. My blog is full of funny memes, parenting humor and tips, and essays to inspire the mom that doesn't feel like she is quite measuring up. (Don't worry....you are!) One of the things that I struggle with most as a parent is keeping up … [Read more...]

Chicken Ramen Stir Fry

Hey! I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks back with another recipe! As a mom of four young kids this time of year is crazy with soccer practices and games on school nights. I am pressed for time in the kitchen so dinners need to be something quick. Chicken Ramen Stir Fry has become one of my go-to dinner ideas the past few weeks. It is quick, easy and full of flavor! My kids are big fans of carrots so … [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...]

Easy Banana Nut Bread

Hey! I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks and I'm excited to be back at Tatertots and Jello sharing a recipe for Easy Banana Nut Bread! I have four kids and sometimes a bunch of bananas barely lasts 24 hours in our home but other times they sit untouched until I realize they are completely brown. Watching food go to waste is basically like throwing away money in my eyes so whenever the bananas get too … [Read more...]

2 Point Weight Watchers Brownie Cupcakes

Hey there! So happy to be back at Jen’s as a contributor this year! Jen is one of my bloggin mentors from way back in the day…all the way back to 2010! ;) I am so thrilled to be a member of her team. My bff has lost almost 20 lbs since January doing Weight Watchers. Since we talk often…we have chatted about all the fun recipes out there that reduce your sugar intake…but don’t taste like … [Read more...]

Spring Colorful Blocks and Mantel!

Bright colors make me think about Spring. So when my friend Amy showed me the Pantone Spring 2016 Colors we thought it would be fun to make a project celebrating spring and these vibrant colors. Spring Colorful Blocks and Mantel! I think the colors look so pretty together! This is what you do to create the blocks: … [Read more...]