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Great Ideas — Fabulous Projects of 2011(part 3)

best projects of 2011 part 3

Happy 2012! It was so much fun going through all of YOUR favorite projects of 2011. Here's the final round up. I could spend a couple weeks featuring the fabulous projects -- I wish I had more time to feature more. If you have a little time, head over and see all of projects linked up!   How are we going to top this in 2012?  Its not going to be easy but I know you creative geniuses will do … [Read more...]

Getting Organized in 2012 — Organizing Cleaning Supplies and Free Label Printables!

the cleaning closet

I really am serious about getting organized in 2012. I have never had a big desire to get organized before. I was content to stash things in closets and cupboards. Out of site = out of mind. But something changed this year and I am really wanting to simplify. Maybe it's getting older, or having my kids get older. I'm not sure. But once I started cleaning things out, I wanted to clean EVERYTHING … [Read more...]

Favorite TT&J Tutorials of 2011!!

summer projects

Valentine Pillows It was so fun to go through all of my projects from 2011. I forgot about some of them -- LOL! I discovered that I had published over 100 personal tutorials in 2011, not counting the many, many amazing guest tutorials for the year. I love going back and re-living those moments. Here are a few of my favorite tutorials from 2011 -- I guess you could say that 2011 was the year of … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 FABULOUS Projects of 2011

25 best of 2011 projects

2011 is officially coming to a close and what is a better way to celebrate than to highlight the blogging world's favorite projects.  ...Yet, how do you choose favorites, when everything is fabulous?!  What are you doing to celebrate the New Year?  I know what I am doing, kicking off 2012 with some AMAZING projects.  Be sure to check out all of the projects because trust me there are a LOT of … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap up Party — Link up YOUR Favorite Projects of 2011!!

New: The Paper

It’s a HOLIDAY Friday!! Wow!  That is about all I can say.  The VERY last Weekend Wrap UP Party of the year?!  That is reason enough to celebrate!  …And I am so excited to party with you on the eve of New Years Eve!! This week's giveaway is from Gretchen of  Three Little Monkeys Studio -- Printables for Bright, Happy, Affordable Parties!! Like this Mustache Party -- so happy and … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Party Idea — Make a Disco Ball Cake!! (recipe tutorial)

new years eve disco ball cake

I'm Kendra from My Insanity and I am so excited to be back at Tatertots and Jello! Especially because we're talking about partying this week, and that is what I do best--or at least, most often--over on my blog! Even if you don't have plans for a big New Year's Eve party, there are lots of ways you can make the occasion special for your family. Today, I'm sharing an idea for a cake for … [Read more...]

New Years Eve Party Food — Make Bacon Pops!! (recipe tutorial)

bacon appetizers

Portable bacon....I mean genius right?!?! What could be better? Oh I know, portable bacon with cheese. I spotted this recipe a while back on Pinterest....and I thought this time of year might be a good time to give it a try. It is a perfect bite size party food that you can make ahead...and so chic :) I failed to have any lollipop holders on hand....but you can use them...or long picks. A perfect … [Read more...]

Make a DIY New Year’s Eve Kit (tutorial)!!

new years eve kit

Hello Tatertots & Jello! I am so HAPPY to be here today... I will never get used to the fact that I get to hang out with Jen and with you wonderful people every single month! Believe me... Dreams Come True! Talking about dreams...the theme for 2012 in our family will be DREAM BIG! Wait! I am going too fast I better introduce myself... { I almost forgot with the … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Holiday Tradition — Christmas Eve Rice Pudding! (recipe tutorial)

danish rice pudding tradition

My family's ancestor's are from Denmark and one of the traditions that have been passed down through the generations is making Rice Pudding on Christmas Eve. I remember as a child the excitement as my mom made Rice Pudding and inserted that ONE almond into the pudding. Whoever got the almond in their dish that night received a special Christmas gift!! I have loved passing this tradition down to … [Read more...]

Make a Vintage Ornament Wreath (tutorial)!!

vintage ornament wreath header

Do you have a collection that you love to display at Christmas? I bought some vintage Christmas ornaments about 10 years ago. They are scratched up with wear but beautiful to me. I love to think of all of the Christmases these ornaments have seen, the memories they have made in all of those years!! I have put them on my tree over the years, but sadly a few have been dropped and been broken. … [Read more...]