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Make Raspberry Honey and Free Winnie-The-Pooh-Inspired Neighbor Gift Printables!

berry honey recipe and free printable at tatertots and jello

My husband's favorite Disney character and movie when he was a small boy was The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh. And we've watched it with each and all of our kids. (And we've read them the books, too!) The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is out today (August 27)  in a new Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack. (#DisneyWinnie) There are SO many memorable lines in this classic movie. One of my … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details: Make a Cozy Office Nook!

master bedroom office nook at tatertots and jello

One of my favorite parts of our new Bedroom Makeover is the office nook we carved out in the room. It's my favorite spot to sit in the mornings and check email. This is our peaceful retreat. I got a lot of questions on the Bedroom Reveal post about the rug and the desk in that area. Both are from one of my favorite furniture sources - DownEast Home. DownEast has amazing clothes, … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details – How to Make a Herringbone Wall!

scattered herringbone wall vinyl

Thanks for all of the nice comments on my Master Bedroom Makeover. We love spending time in our new room!! In the Bedroom Reveal post, I had a lot of people ask questions about the Herringbone Focal Wall. It's one of my favorite parts of the room. Here's how that wall was created: … [Read more...]

30 Day Challenge Reveal – Master Bedroom Makeover!

joanns master bedroom right side smaller  size

The past 30 days have FLOWN by as I have been working hard to complete our Master Bedroom Makeover for the Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. It's been a whirlwind of activity, but SO much fun too!!! I have loved seeing my room transform every day into something new. You see, with three teenagers in the house, sometimes things get a little LOUD and CRAZY around … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Redo Reveal – Pinterest Party & More!

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I'm so excited to show everyone the results of my big Master Bedroom Redo project! As you know, I've been working for the last month on this huge project for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge sponsored by Jo-Ann Stores! Tomorrow, August 22 I get to show you the whole room -- the Big Reveal! I've been able to show you how to make corded pillows, easy upholstered chair seats, and … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Knock-Off Orb Chandelier!!

diy orb chandelier tutorial knock off

Have you seen those Orb Chandeliers at all of the high-end stores?? I love their shape and modern look.  Shelley from House of Smiths and I went on a blogging trip a couple of months ago and we were chatting about all of the projects that we still want to accomplish in our homes. We both love the ZGallerie and Restoration orb chandeliers. But NOT the prices!! And we thought how fun would it be … [Read more...]

How to Make a Layered Cobb Salad and Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing!

healthy low carb cobb salad

This week is the last week of the the 60 Day Challenge that I have been on this summer. It's been great! I've lost 17 pounds so far and more importantly it has really revolutionized the way I look at eating. I'm getting healthier. It's been almost 60 days without Diet Coke AND sugar - something that I thought would never happen. While I have been making over the way I look at food, it's been … [Read more...]

Instagram-Ready #Hashtag Back-to-School Photo Props — and 12 more FREE Back to School Printables!

Instagram Hashag Back to School Fre Printables

My kids go back to school on Monday - where did the summer go??? And I made some fun "Hashtag" Instagram Printables that I am excited to use to document their first day of school!!  I made a bunch of them -- from Preschool -- all the way through Senior Year, And if you don't have kids in school yet their are some hastags you can use for little ones -- like "SMILE" and "FALL".   So print these … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Envelope-Back Pillow Covers (with Cording)!

corded envelope back pillow tutorial DIY

This is easy sewing -- if I can do it, you can do it!   I have always loved the look of corded pillows, but as a beginning sewer I've been afraid to make them because they seemed so out of my skill range.  As part of our bedroom redo for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge, I knew I wanted to make some pretty corded pillow covers for our bed. So I worked up my nerve and made a few. … [Read more...]

Back To School: Get Organized with an Easy School Planning Wall!

post it note school planning wall system

With kids from elementary school through college, we've learned a thing or two about how to help our kids stay organized for school. For a schedule or calendar, it's easiest to see everything at once, nice and big! That's where our new school planning wall idea comes in. (Post-it Brand was kind enough to sponsor this post and send us supplies, but we were already obsessed with Post-it … [Read more...]