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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...]

Holiday Party Eye Makeup Video Tutorial!!

holiday eye makeup tutorial

i am so excited to be sharing this tutorial with Tatertots & Jello today. my name is Kristie Burnett and i am a makeup artist and mother of three. trying new makeup styles can sometimes be intimidating, that is why i have created video tutorials showing exactly how it's done. my blog Blushing Basics is here to provide you with the latest trends, tips and techniques for beauty and … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – – 23 Last Minute Neighbor Gift Ideas!!

23 neighbor gift ideas

He's making a list And checking it twice; Gonna find out Who's naughty and nice Santa Claus is coming to town ....And we have a lot of help with our list this year.  Check out these great last minute neighborhood gift ideas.  Don't forget to check the Tatertots and Jello list of FABULOUS link ups, there are a lot good little boys and girls!  Candy Cane Soap @ Gluesticks  Cookie in a Jar @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 SinFUL Deliciously Sweet Holiday Recipes!!

gingerbread truffles

It wouldn't be Christmas without mouth-watering desserts and with only 7 Days 23 Hours 25 Minutes  to go ... You will need some delicious inspiration for all of your Christmas Parties.  It is gonna be hard to choose, just warning ya!  ..And if there isn't enough temptation below you should check out all of the links.  Mouth watering after mouth watering recipe. … [Read more...]

Make Sparkly Snowman Ornaments plus 12 of my Favorite Ornament Tutorials!

snowman ornament

I am going with a Red, Turquoise and White color scheme this year. I looked through my ornaments and decided that I needed a few more to fill in the gaps. Luckily last year I bought a bunch of those pretty, clear glass ornaments on clearance last year. I decided to take those clear ornaments and turn them into sparkly snow balls. I'd love to share my Snowball Ornament tutorial with you. You … [Read more...]

Make DIY Snowman Votives out of wine glasses!! (great teacher or neighbor gift)

snowman votive holders in a row

Only 10 Days 'til Christmas!! Today I would love to share a fun and whimsical gift idea -- Snowman Votive Holders made out of Wine Glasses!! I found some glasses at Ross for $4 for a set of 4. Then I bought some snow medium and some glitter from my local craft store. Seriously, this project couldn't be easier. … [Read more...]

Make DIY Wood Votives — great neighbor gifts for under $1.50/each!!

votive candle holders

It's almost time to start handing out your neighbor gifts. Here's a little gift idea I came up with – DIY Votive Pillar Candles. Who couldn’t use a cute candle holder in the cold winter months, right? And, this project is super inexpensive. Each pillar candle ends up being about $1.50. Yes, $1.50 for a neighbor gift isn’t too bad! And if you really like someone, you can give them a set of three … [Read more...]

PJs & Pancakes Birthday Party!!

hot chocolate bar condiments in a row

Ella turned 7 last week - I still can't believe that! It's kind of tricky having a child with a birthday in December. I always feel like I am throwing something together for her at the last minute. This year I decided that I really wanted to plan a memorable birthday party. She came up with the idea of having a PJ party. And then when I hosted a giveaway for Libby Lane Press - I saw Nicolle's … [Read more...]

Handmade Gift Ideas Linky Party!!

12 gift ideas

{{{Happy Monday}}}  It's time for one of my favorite days of the year!! It's  Holly Bloggy Christmas Week and time for the Handmade Gift Ideas Link Up!! This is the third year that I've hosted this festive event. Last year we had almost 500 gift ideas linked up. It's so fun to see all of the beautiful handmade gifts that are linked up! Plus, it's a great way for people to find your … [Read more...]