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FIVE Ways to Keep Your Entryway Clean and Organized!

five ways to organize your entryway

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)

roadside dresser redo

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!

easy and delicious chocolate lava cake recipe

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...]

Navy and Yellow Spring Kitchen Nook Update!

spring navy and yellow open shelves kitchen nook

When we redid our kitchen about a year ago, we decided to leave a couple of the cabinet doors off by the kitchen sink for open shelves.   I took a $6 piece of beadboard and painted it an aqua color and then put it behind the open shelves. It has become one of my favorite places to displace seasonal and holiday dishes and decorations! And it's so easy to change the space up every few … [Read more...]

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

homemae crock pot chicken noodle soup

I don't know what I would do without our crock pot. It's so easy to throw a meal together in the morning and by dinnertime, there's something yummy ready for everyone. One of our favorite crock pot recipes to make in the colder months is our Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup. It just hits the spot on a cold winter day. I showed a picture of the soup cooking on Instagram last week and had … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Ways to Brighten Up Your Home!!

25 ways to brighten up your home

This is about the time of year when I start dreaming of SPRING!!  And so I LOVE seeing projects that bring COLOR and LIGHT into homes.  Here are 25 way you can BRIGHTEN your home.  (Be sure to click on the link under each picture to go to the full tuorials.) Perfect for banishing the winter doldrums.  Who's read for SPRING??? Kitchen Barstool Makeover @ Lolly Jane DIY Light Up Signs @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 DIY Home Decorating Projects!!

25 diy decor projects

I am in the middle of some really fun DIY projects.  I am almost finished with my office, as well as my guest bathroom and am about to start on my bedroom (hopefully I will finish it this time). So I was so thrilled to see so many wonderful Home Decorating DIY projects linked up this week.  Here are just a few: I hope these give inspiration to tackle projects in YOUR home! Industrial TV … [Read more...]

Downton Abbey Season 3: Free Dowager Quotes, Bunting Printables and Party Ideas!

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Are YOU a Downton fan??? We look forward to it every week. In fact, I even got my husband hooked. All of the characters and intrigue are so delightful. This season has flown by and I can't believe that the season 3 finale is this weekend (sad face). So I thought it would be awesome to have a Downton Abbey Season Finale Party. My sweet husband helped me make some printables and you are … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Day — Send YOUR Valentine a Free #Lovestagram!

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Happy Valentine's Day!!    What are you doing to celebrate?    My husband thought that going to see Die Hard 5 would be a romantic date. I had to veto that. Instead, we are going to see a romantic movie  tonight and then going to see Die Hard 5 on Saturday night. Sometimes you have to compromise haha!!   I recently found a really cool site -- Lovestagram!   It's a site, created by the … [Read more...]

Ella’s Special Day and How to Create a Giant Party Photo Wall!

giant photo wall party wall

We had a fun time this weekend! My mom came into town for Ella's baptism. Since Ella didn't have a friend party for her birthday, she really wanted a fun celebration for her special day. I have some really cute pictures of her throughout her eight years and I remembered my friend Becca at Blue Cricket Design sharing a tutorial of how you can print pictures on Blue Print Paper for very cheap. I … [Read more...]