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Simple Summer Mantel Using Found Items in Your Home

Simple Summer Mantel using found items in your home. The older I get the more I appreciate the idea of a simple life. I love finding joy in small things. As I have been decorating our new home I found things around the house that are meaningful and I made a little Summer mantlescape with them. In the new house there isn't much wall space, so I had the mirror from my living room at the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Summer Home Projects!

We're about a month into summer, which means everyone's homes are full of bright colors, plants, and everything else that reflects the warm weather! Here are... 18 Summer Home Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Blanket Ladder @ Cherished Bliss Aged Clay Pots/Planters @ Refresh Restyle Always Be Nice DIY Sign @ Liz on Call DIY Painted Swiss Cross Rug @ … [Read more...]

Pressed Picnic Sandwich

 Hi all! I'm Tracie from Cleverly Inspired and I'm so glad to be back today to share a delicious recipe for summer picnics! Everyone going in all directions all school year long….it is nice when things slow down a bit in the summer time. I hope you are finding time to visit the pool together, maybe a day in the park, going for ice cream…all those things that we love about the lazy days of … [Read more...]

Summer Cooking — The Most Delicious Corn Salad Recipe!!

I don't post a lot of recipes here at Tatertots and Jello. So if I do post one, you know that it is delicious!! This is my favorite Summer Salad Recipe EVER!  It's perfect for this time of year. Be sure to use fresh cilantro and tomatoes. I use frozen corn, just because it's easy, but fresh corn is even better!! This is a dish that people will talk about and want the recipe for.   And … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Summer Party Ideas!

There are so many reasons to celebrate in the summer! Holidays, summer birthdays, and even barbecues are all reason enough to decorate in my book! Here are... 15 Summer Party Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Ice Cream Garland @ The Scrap Shoppe Bandana Pendant Banner @ Flamingo Toes Hanging Paper Rosette @ Mama's Gone Crafty Pitcher Perfect Lemonade @ Giggles … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 10 Summer Gift Ideas!

I've always struggled with coming up with themes for gifts in the summer. Luckily, here are... 10 Summer Gift Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Carved Watermelon Rubber Stamp @ Woods of Bell Trees Fresh and Flowery DIY Jewelry @ Mama's Gone Crafty DIY Mini Marbled Painted Pots @ A Pretty Fix … [Read more...]

Summertime Pocket Placemats

Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers! It's me, Melissa of the Polka Dot Chair Blog back again to share another fun sewing project with you! Summertime is in full swing here in Kentucky, man it was HOT this week! During the summer we love eating outside more than anything. Fire up a grill and throw on some burgers and I'm a happy girl! Since we eat outside so much, and our outdoor table … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Gravel Pit Play Area

Hi! I'm Meredith, and I blog over at Perfection Pending and I'm back with a fun idea for an outdoor gravel pit play area. I'm not much of a DIY'er and definitely am better at parenting tips, and fun essays on parenting, but I'm super excited about this idea my husband and I had for an outdoor gravel pit play area for our kids. Last fall, my husband was building a new gate and fence for … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Colorful Summer Projects!

Bright colors are one of the strongest indicators of summer around my house! Here are... 16 Colorful Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Vintage Iced Coffee Sign @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor DIY Mini Weavings @ A Pretty Fix Throw Pillow Piping @ Woods of Bell Trees DIY Giant Paper Flowers @ Mama's Gone Crafty … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summer Home DIYs!

I've been spending all my time outside crafting--the warm weather makes me so energetic! Here are... 16 Summer Home DIYs from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Cement Tile Look @ Making it in the Mountains Rustic Modern Cabinet with TV Lift @ Mountain Modern Life Painted Concrete Patio Rug @ Run to Radiance Faux Brick Wall Kitchen Makeover @ The Weathered Fox … [Read more...]