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Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs!

slow cooker BBQ rib recipe

Hello Tatertots and Jello friends! I'm Melissa from No. 2 Pencil, and I'm so happy to be here again. Today, I'm sharing an amazingly easy slow cooker recipe, Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs. Friends, this is the easiest way to make ribs, and they come out incredibly tender and flavorful. I love using my slow cooker. Some of my favorite and most popular slow cooker recipes are, Slow Cooker Chicken and … [Read more...]

Caring For Wood Floors – and How You Can Help Plant Trees with Pinterest

Cleaning Wood Floors

I love the wood floors in my new/old office.   The floors are from 1905. They're beautiful pine -- with 15-foot planks. Each plank is free of knots -- turns out it's nearly impossible to buy that kind of wood now! Luckily the owners through the years had covered the floors with carpet, except in the kitchen. With a lot of hard work, we sanded and stained them - it took about 2 months … [Read more...]

My Favorite Spring Outfit and Win $250 Toward a New Spring Outfit for YOU!

Win $250 to update YOUR Spring wardrobe from Jergens.

Let's talk fashion! Let's talk Spring fashion! Even though it snowed here yesterday, or maybe because it did, I am even more excited and ready for Spring!! Last weekend we were in Southern California and it felt so good to wear sandals and capris. I can't wait for the warm weather. Do you have an outfit or sandals that you are just dying to break out for Spring? Or maybe you already have … [Read more...]

How to Make a DIY Wood Beaded Chandelier!!

DIY Beaded Chandelier Tutorial at Tatertots and Jello

When I was designing my new office, I knew I wanted to make a wooden bead chandelier as the focal point. I had a chandelier in mind -- the Arterior Maurice Chandelier -- that was between $1,600 - $2,000 to buy. I ended up making my own beaded chandelier for about $250 and it's bigger too -- 32 inches in diameter by 3.5 feet in height. Here's how I did it:  … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Prize Extravaganza — Win a Fabulous Prize for you AND your Mom!!

mother's day giveaway

Happy Monday!! Mother's Day is coming up soon, and we want to honor YOU!      Between the kids, spring break, house cleaning, yard cleanup, neighborhood parties, family life, the budget...we know things get a bit tiring right about now.  With Mother's Day coming up, we couldn't think of a better time to celebrate you.      But wait...we want to honor your mom, too!   I've teamed up … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 19 DIY Build-It Projects!!

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Sometimes you get the urge to make something -- but you need just a little inspiration to get started. That's what these 19 DIY build-it-yourself projects are for! There's nothing like making something with your own hands, or taking something discarded or worn and making it new again! I loved so many of the DIY projects linked up this weekend -- and today I'm featuring 19 build-it projects. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 Decorative DIY Projects!!

26 Decorative DIY projects at Tatertots and Jello

Are you looking for a great weekend DIY project? Here are 26 ideas that you can complete in a weekend to freshen up YOUR home! DIY Serving Tray Art @ This Is My Happy Place DIY Antique Window @ Liz Marie Blog Chalkboard Pan Lamp @ Too Much Time On My Hands Build-a-Face Plates @ Nellie Bellie … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Cut It Out Frames Giveaway!!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!   This week's giveaway is from Cut It Out Frames! They're one of my favorite places for home decor! This is the same company that makes the frames I used in my Family Gallery Wall. I love the shape of their frames. They come unfinished so you can paint them any color that you want. Plus, they are super affordable. I recently created another new … [Read more...]

Make a Pegboard Organizational Wall!

pegboard organizational wall at Tatertots and Jello

Happy Friday!!  I want to make your Friday even a little happier with a $200 giveaway to an awesome company - Cut It Out Frames. This is the same company that makes the frames I used in my Family Gallery Wall. I love the shape of their frames. They come unfinished so you can paint them any color that you want. Plus, they are super affordable. When Cut It Out Frames contacted me to tell … [Read more...]

Free Printable Teacher Appreciation Bookmarks!

Free Teacher Appreciation Printable

Hi, everyone! It's Amy from Positively Splendid again, I'm so glad to be back at Jen's place today to share another fun idea! With the calendar having now turned to April, it is hard to believe the end of the school year is just around the corner. With teacher appreciation gifts, and gifts for coaches, piano teachers and more, situations requiring a meaningful, thoughtful gift are never in … [Read more...]