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Triple Cheese Candy Corn-Colored Quesadillas!!

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I love Candy Corn! The colors seem so FALL.  So here is a super easy idea for lunch, party food for an event or even a side-dish for dinner. We love making it as a side dish to go along with our Pumpkin Chili!! Triple Cheese Candy Corn-Colored Quesadillas!!  Here's how to make these deightful treats:  … [Read more...]

Make a Kitchen Magnetic Chalkboard {Project Fail?}

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Hello Tatertots & Jello readers! It feels like it has been forever since I've been here because this summer was filled with traveling and moving for my family and I. We are finally getting settled into our new house but there is SO MUCH that will need to be made over in the upcoming years. One of the things that drives me crazy is the refrigerator in our kitchen. Its original to 1991, when the … [Read more...]

Planning a Kitchen Remodel For A Small Space … and 1905 Cottage Kitchen Sneak Peek!

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I am just in love with the 1905 Cottage I'm renovating. While most of the major work is done -- and there's a lot to share with you -- the biggest unfinished piece has been the kitchen. The people who had lived in this cottage before loved it and took good care of it. But it was time to update it. It wasn't bad, but we knew there was something magical underneath. But we had to do some … [Read more...]

Summer Open Kitchen Shelves!

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When we remodeled our kitchen, I left a couple doors off a cabinet by my sink. I love decorating that area for different seasons and holidays. And with the warmer weather, it has really got me in the mood for summer. So the other day I decided to change up that little section of my home. Here's what I did to change up this little area of my kitchen:  … [Read more...]

Navy and Yellow Spring Kitchen Nook Update!

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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...]

How To Install a Rustic Planked Ceiling!

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How to DIY a Rustic-Planked Ceiling. I've just finished stage ONE of a HUGE, top to bottom kitchen remodel. It's just part of an even bigger remodeling project that I'll tell you more about soon, I promise! Remodeling takes so much longer than you think it will. I was hoping to have the cabinets in and have a subway tile tutorial for this month, but we ran into some plumbing and electrical … [Read more...]

Ashley’s Kitchen Remodel: Before and After!!

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I was able to spend the weekend with my sister Ashley and her new baby Charley. It was a quick visit but so much fun to spend time with my mom and Ashley and her little family.  And while I was there I was able to spend time in Ashley's beautiful home. She recently remodeled her kitchen and she said I could share it with you!! (photo from Wendy Vonsosen Photography) … [Read more...]

Aqua and White Kitchen Reveal!!

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I love my new Aqua and White Kitchen. I had white cabinets at my last house and loved them. For some reason I thought since this house was a little more rustic that a white kitchen wouldn't work. But I am so happy with the way this remodel turned out. {NOTE -- lots of pictures to come} {The Keep Calm sign is from Barn Owl Primitives} Here's what the kitchen looked like when we bought the … [Read more...]

Kitchen Remodel Project — DIY Kitchen Cabinet Update with Wrapping Paper!

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I am almost done with my Kitchen Remodel. One of the last things I wanted to do was change out my kitchen display cabinet. I had changed it out about three years ago - using wrapping paper instead of wallpaper. I love using heavy-duty wrapping paper instead of wallpaper because: It's cheap -- under $10 for the project. It's temporary. And I know that I like to change things up … [Read more...]

Make DIY Pendant Lights (Kitchen Remodel Project)!

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The kitchen remodel is almost done -- wooo!! I just have one more project that I am going to finish up this week. Here are my DIY Pendant Lights. I found some lights that I really wanted from a store online, but they were $140 each, and four would = $560, not including the converter kits to change my lights from recessed to pendant. So I had to come up with something different. I ended up … [Read more...]