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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...]

The One Thing You Need to Know To Make Potty Training Easier

Hi! My name is Meredith, and I have a parenting blog over at PerfectionPending.net. I'm a mom of three that shares practical tips and tricks that have worked for me as a parent, along with funny parenting posts, essays, and occasional recipes. I also share hilarious parenting memes I've found around Facebook every Friday that are a huge hit. I also LOVE working for Jen as her assistant. She's the … [Read more...]

1905 Cottage Addition: Girls’ Shared Bathroom Reveal and $100 Walmart giveaway

1905 Cottage Addition: Girls' Shared Bathroom Reveal and $100 Walmart Giveaway. I've had so much fun working on the 1905 Cottage addition. We love living in our "new" old home. And this year I'll be talking all about the addition and sharing all the details - including the good and bad of turning a vintage home into a modern home on a budget. Today I am sharing my girls' shared … [Read more...]

20 Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Just About Anyone

I love Valentine's Day! It's one of my favorite holidays for decorating, but I love giving sweet little gifts too! Especially when they are EASY Valentine's day gifts! Whether you need a gift for a friend, your kids, or your special someone, this list has something for everyone! And there are gifts you can DIY or gifts you can BUY! Make this Valentine's Day Tumble Game. Find it @ Tried and … [Read more...]

14 Black and White Valentines Day Decorating Ideas!

This year I love black and white for Valentines Day! I love the simplicity of black and white. It's striking, neutral and timeless. With my Lantern Centerpiece: And easy 10-Minute Heart Pillows Here are 12 more ideas that I love using black and white for Valentine's Day!    Washi Tape Geometric Heart @ Homey Oh My What an easy way to create a dramatic … [Read more...]

22 DIY Organizing Ideas For Your Home

What is it about a new year that always has me excited to tackle organization projects? I'm always looking for new DIY organizing projects. It just feels good to start a new year with a clean, fresh look. Even if it is in just one room of your house! I always love to find new ways to organize and am so inspired by these pretty ideas. Whether you need to tackle a large organizing project or a … [Read more...]

20 Amazing Whole 30 Recipes

The new year is always a great time to get re-focused on being healthy! I always love setting new goals for myself. I decided to start up the Whole30 diet. Have you heard of it? So, I thought I'd collect some recipes for myself, and share them with all of you too! Whether you're looking to change your diet, lose weight, or get healthy, these recipes are full of veggies, and will inspire you to … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Cordon Bleu Bites

Well I hope that this blog post finds you relaxed with your family and enjoying a few lazy days of winter after the Christmas hustle and bustle! I am so happy to be here again this month at Jen's and share with you a yummy New Years Eve snack that will fill your guests up and is really easy to make it look extra festive:) The inspiration for this recipe came from Facebook and all those videos that … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Christmas Ornaments Mini Album

Hi TTAJ readers! I'm Jennifer from The Craft Patch where I write about all varieties of crafts and DIY projects, and am currently remodeling my 80's split level home.  I'm so excited to be guest posting here today! I want to tell you about one of my favorite Christmas traditions. Each year my husband and I surprise each other with an ornament that represents something from the year. It is so … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Last Minute Gift Wrap Idea

Happy Holidays! I'm Amanda and I have a creative DIY blog, Burlap and Babies. I love sharing about my latest DIY projects for my home with some baby cuteness thrown in. Today, however, I'm excited to be sharing with you on this special day before Christmas. I don't know about you, but I look forward to the Christmas season for about 6 months before it arrives. Even with the anticipation though, … [Read more...]