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Weekend Wrap-Up Party — And Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party! As you might have seen earlier today, I've been working on a fun project with my Silhouette, the Chalkboard Family Calendar Wall! I'm going to share the full tutorial on Monday. You probably already know all of the ways I use my Silhouette for decorating projects, but suffice it to say it's my favorite crafting tool -- and I'm excited to get to give one … [Read more...]

GIANT Chalkboard Calendar Wall and Silhouette Giveaway! ($250 value)

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Happy Friday!!  I am so excited to be giving away my favorite crafting tool today. A Silhouette! I made this GIANT Vinyl Chalkboard Calendar wall with my Silhouette Portrait. And I will be sharing the full tutorial on Monday. In the meantime, here's how YOU can win a Silhouette Portrait of your own!! Plus, Silhouette has some special deals for TTAJ readers just this week! Use "TATER" … [Read more...]

Green Smoothie Recipe (sneak in some veggies for those picky eaters)

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  Hi Tatertots & Jello friends! It's Melissa from no. 2 pencil, and I have a delicious smoothie recipe to share that you and your kiddos will love. My family loves these smoothies, and actually call them leprechaun smoothies because of the pretty bright green color. These green smoothies are packed with spinach, but taste just like a fresh fruit smoothie. This is a great way to … [Read more...]

How to Upcycle an Old Piece of Art Into Something Fabulous (Stenciled Typography Tutorial)

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Over at East Coast Creative, we love a good Upcycle!  We totally thrive on taking something junky, that we already owned, and giving it a new (and much cooler) life! I just finished a bathroom mini-makeover using all old things I already had on hand.  Today, I'm going to share one of the projects from the room, but you can check out the full reveal here. One of my favorite parts of the … [Read more...]

Spring Mantel and DIY Mason Jar Succulents!

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I am SO ready for Spring!! I thought maybe Spring would get to my house faster if I started working on some Spring projects. I have been obsessed with West Elm's Spring Succulents in their catalog. I went to their store to check them out and while the West Elm version was out of my price range, I tried to recreate the same feeling with some DIY Mason Jar Succulents. So I hit up my local … [Read more...]

Spring Navy and Yellow Interchangeable Bow Wreath!

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I am really loving Navy and Yellow right now.  I recently changed out my little kitchen nook for Spring with Navy and Yellow.  And I made a bunch of pillow covers for my home.  I was going through Ella's clothes she has outgrown the other day and I came upon a navy and white checked shirt. It was one of my very favorite shirts that she wore. I thought it would be fun to take the shirt … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 DIY Party Ideas!!

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We had TWO birthdays at our house this week. And being in the party mood, I was SO excited to see so many creative party ideas linked up. I just had to share a few with you!! Whether you are planning a bridal shower, a birthday bash, a baby shower or even an anniversary soirée -- here are party ideas that are sure to bring a smile to your guests' faces!! DIY Confetti Backdrop @ A Bubbly … [Read more...]

FIVE Ways to Keep Your Entryway Clean and Organized!

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Winter can be a messy time with all of the boots, coats, backpacks and snow tracked all over the house. For many years it seemed like my entryway was constantly piled with these Winter items, not to mention the mess that muddy and salty shoes and boots made as they piled up by the entryway door. Finally I got a handle on the Winter mess and clutter. Here are FIVE ways I have found to keep … [Read more...]

Painted Dresser With Ribbon Handles Tutorial (Roadside Dresser Redo)

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Well, hello again, TT&J readers! I'm so happy to be back here sharing a little bit of myself with you! In case you missed me last time, I'm Jessica, and I blog at Mom 4 Real. I enjoy showing my readers how to decorate their homes without breaking the bank. Today, I am going to show you how I turned an abandoned dresser that I found on the side of the road into a beautiful piece for my … [Read more...]

Five-Ingredient Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe!

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Good morning Tatertots and Jello readers! It feels like it has been forever since I've been here since the holidays were so busy! But today I'm back and I have a de-li-cious recipe for you. This is one of my all time favorite recipes to make when we have guests over because it is so good and super easy. These chocolate lava cakes only have five ingredients in them and they are normal, … [Read more...]