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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...]

20 Beautiful Spring Wreaths

I love Spring! It's such a fun time to bring out the bright colors to decorate after winter. And, decorating my front door with a pretty spring wreath is one of my favorite things to do! So if you're looking for some inspiration for Spring, these 20 Spring wreaths will definitely inspire you! Striped Floral Wreath @ Girl Loves Glam Cheerful Spring Wreath @ The Navage Patch DIY Spring … [Read more...]

25 Quiet Time Activities for Kids

I remember when my kids were younger how hard it was to keep them busy without electronics. I was always looking for activities that would help them play independently and give me a little free time to make dinner! While my kids are all grown up now, I thought it would be fun to share some great ideas from other moms for keeping their toddlers and preschoolers busy! Whether you've got a one … [Read more...]

27 Ways to Organize Your Teen’s Life

One thing I've learned from being a mom to older kids is that organizing comes a lot more naturally to some of my kids than to others. And helping them get organized is an important life skill! It definitely requires tools, tricks, and smart ideas like these! Here are the best tools, tricks, and ideas to help you help you organize your teen's life! DIY Command Station @ Tatertots and … [Read more...]