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Mercury Glass Paper Christmas Trees Tutorial!

  One of my very favorite things to do as a blogger are challenges. They always stretch my imagination. I love participating in Krylon's Mystery Box Challenges. Krylon sends me a box filled with different things that usually don't go together at all and they ask me to come up with a project using at least 5 of the items in the box! And thanks to Krylon for sponsoring this post. I have … [Read more...]

Count Up To Christmas Interactive Advent Calendar – FREE Printables!

I got a little carried away with the FloraCraft Challenge this month. Here's another project I made using their foam. Check out these Christmas Advent Calendars! I love advent calendars. I have a ceramic set that is beautiful and since it's breakable I don't let my kids play with it. So I thought it would be fun to create an advent calendar that kids can play with and interact with. How it … [Read more...]

Spray Painted Pinecone Centerpiece

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!!

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!

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

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!!

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!

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

 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

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...]