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DIY Wooden Dessert Pedestals for Fall Entertaining!

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This month for our Lowes Challenge, one of the topics we could choose was a DIY project for fall entertaining. I love Fall -- it's the perfect time for a party!! So I wanted to make some tiered wooden cake pedestals. It's a easy project and I think it would be awesome on a Halloween or Thanksgiving table!! We dipped the pedestals in gold too - for an even more festive look! Here's … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation “Creative Juice” Gift Idea and Printable!!

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I think it's always fun to give teachers a gift that they can use during the summer on their time off.  And coffee gift card gifts are great -- but what if your teacher doesn't drink coffee?? We love smoothies and I thought it would be great to use a play on words with juice and a gift certificate to a juice bar. Here's what I came up with (also with a little help from my husband and his … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Turkey with Oil and Herb Marinade {recipe tutorial}

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This post brought to you by Carapelli Olive Oil. All opinions are 100% mine. When you think of olive oil you think of fields in Italy, right? At least I do. So it makes sense that great olive oil comes from Italy. So I was so excited when Carapelli sent me three bottles of olive oil to sample. Carapelli Olive Oil has been making their olive oil since 1893 and they are Italy's number one … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – - {28 Thankful Projects}

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Ooh, the preparations that are currently happening in our homes!  Some of us are busy preparing for Thanksgiving while some of us are preparing for Christmas.  Either way, it is the busiest time of the year.  With so many things occurring it is easy to forgot what the true meaning behind both of the holidays are!  Make sure you STOP and appreciate the little things, because life, my friends, is … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Beadboard Decorative Centerpiece Tray!! {tutorial}

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Hello, TT&J readers! It is such a huge honor to be here today. I have been a fan of Jen's blog for a very long time. My name is Lindsay & I run a blog called Southern Lovely. I am a busy mom of three little ones, who constantly keep me running. Whenever I have free time, I enjoy creating. It's my outlet, really. Today I am going to share how to make a beadboard decorative tray, that … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting Tutorial {and 28 grateful activities}

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It seems like Thanksgiving gets a little bit overlooked in the rush to Christmas crafts and ideas. This year I decided that I want to focus more on Thanksgiving and helping my kids be grateful for all of the blessings and good things in their lives. I had two ideas that I wanted to do, and then I thought -- why not combine the two?? A Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting. I think my favorite part of … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Make a Tree Button Shirt! {with free pattern}

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Hi there fellow TT and J'ers, I'm Jen from My Own Road, and I'm so excited to be guest posting on Tatertots and Jello today! Thank you for having me, Jen! I'm a working mama of 2 who squeezes crafting in afterhours. My blog is a little of this and that, but you can usually find me making clothes for my two kids (who are growing out of clothes faster than I can make them lately!) Today, I … [Read more...]

Poppy Seed Fabric Giveaway {$60 fat quarter bundle}!

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Update -- Winner is #830 Hani @ Craftionary    This week I'm sharing some of my favorite things with you....   Today that continues with pretty fabric!!!  Do you know Poppy Seed Fabric?  It's one of my favorite places to get beautiful fabric and trim.    And it's BIRTHDAY BASH MONTH over at POPPYSEED FABRICS!! Kim, the owner of PoppySeed Fabrics is celebrating … [Read more...]

Tatertots and Jello $625 {Facebook 10,000 member} giveaway!!

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UPDATE -- Winner is Ellie from Vanilla Bean Crafts    Wow- can I say how much fun I am having on Facebook?  I LOVE sharing projects and featuring people there!!    I mentioned that I might do a little giveaway when we reached 10,000 members and I had such an AMAZING response.   I am SO excited about this giveaway as a thank you to all of my awesome readers on Tatertots & … [Read more...]

{{{Happy Easter}}}

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{Happy Easter} {I love this cute idea. I think I am going to take our leftover jelly beans and plant them this week. Come over to C Jane Blog to see what grows!} I also wanted to let you all know how much I love and  appreciate you. Tatertots and Jello brings so much joy into my life. I love meeting new friends and sharing so many amazing talented people and projects. Thank you for … [Read more...]