Tatertots and Jello http://tatertotsandjello.com DIY decorating and crafts Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:00:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 HAPPY Holidays: Easy Christmas Centerpiece Idea http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-easy-christmas-centerpiece-idea.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-easy-christmas-centerpiece-idea.html#respond Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:00:28 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66769 easy-centerpiece-6]]> Hello TTAJ readers and happy holidays! I’m Chris from Just a Girl. I just love to share anything I can with Jen’s readers, and this is one of the easiest yet. Raise your hand if you’re up for an easy idea at Christmas time! Me too. :)

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I’m a fickle decorator, so I like my centerpieces to be three things—easy, inexpensive, and easily changeable. I gathered a bunch of glass vases I had on hand (most of them from the dollar store), and some craft fur found at JoAnns. I cut the fur into strips, and it looked like a polar bear had shed all over my table.

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A little dab of hot glue on each vase held the fur in place, and I surrounded them with some coordinating ornaments on the table. Total cost…$6.00? I love the texture the fur provides, and it’ll be a favorite go-to when Christmas is over and I decorate for winter months.

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Pretty easy, right? My kind of decorating! Thanks again, to Jen for inviting me today, and thanks to you for reading! Happy Holidays!

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Thanks Chris! What an easy Christmas centerpiece idea that looks so pretty too! I love how you can leave it up past Christmas too! Chris has great ideas on her blog. I think you’ll love these:

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Even though December is almost over, you can save this idea for next year! This Christmas Advent Jar is a fun way to count down to Christmas!

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Why not send your Christmas cards out AFTER Christmas is over and it’s not so busy? Her Handmade Christmas Cards are just gorgeous!

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And, her home projects are always amazing! I am super impressed by this gorgeous Pallet Wall that she built in her son’s room. Isn’t it gorgeous?

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HAPPY Holidays: Christmas Light Treat Boxes http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-christmas-light-treat-boxes.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-christmas-light-treat-boxes.html#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:00:40 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66735 christmas-light-boxes-beauty]]> Hello there, Tatertots & Jello readers! I’m Jill and I blog over at Create.Craft.Love! I’m so excited to be here today to share during Jen’s annual HAPPY Holidays Event! These Christmas Light Treat Boxes are super easy to whip up and make great stocking stuffers!

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Here’s what you need to make your own Christmas Light Treat Boxes!

Cricut cutting machine

Cardstock

Glue

Washi tape

Christmas candy

I used my Cricut Explore to cut these light boxes out. The scoring pen worked great to create the scored lines used to assemble the treat box. I used image #M4284D from the Tags Bags Boxes and More 2 cartridge.

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Once the image is cut, you will want to fold along the scored lines.

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Glue the bottom part of the light together first.

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This creates a cone. Fill with the Christmas candy of your choosing. I used Holiday M&Ms.

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Then glue the upper part of the light box together.

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Once it is glued shut, wrap the top of the “light” with silver washi tape to give it an authentic look.

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That’s it! Super easy and super cute!

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Fits easily in stockings or can be tied and used as a gift tag!

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Thank you so much for having me today! I want to wish all of you and your families a very happy holiday! I would love if you stopped by Create.Craft.Love!

You can follow along with me on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter!

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Thanks Jill! Those treat boxes are just darling! And, they look so easy too! Jill has such amazing ideas on her blog. Here are a few I think you’ll love:

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If you’re looking for an easy treat idea, try out her Easy Reindeer Cookies!

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And, I love this fun Reindeer Noses Printable she made! So great for class parties, or neighbor gifts.

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And, she always amazes me with her creativity. These Faux Wood Pillar Candles are made out of pool noodles! So clever!

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HAPPY Holidays: Cream Cheese Mints http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-cream-cheese-mints.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-cream-cheese-mints.html#respond Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:00:12 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66688 DSC_0015-JPG]]> Hey there! I’m Talitha and I blog over at Love, Pomegranate House! Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love all the movies, music, and lights. Oh and let’s not forget the treats. The food may be the best part of the season. I mean, yes, family and closeness and blah blah blah. But treats. I am thrilled to be here today sharing an awesome recipe for these adorable Cream Cheese Mints. It is perfect for the holidays, either to hoard and eat at home or to share with neighbors and friends.

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Lucky for all of us, this recipe makes plenty (about 250 mints) so you have enough to give away and still have some left over to eat yourself… while hiding in a closet so no one knows how many you ate.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8oz) brick of cream cheese; room temperature
  • 2 tbsp butter; room temperature
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 4 1/2 – 5 cups powdered sugar
  • food coloring

Cream Cheese Mints

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Directions:

  1. Line a large baking sheet with wax paper. (Do as I say, not as I did… my bad.) Set aside.
  2. Using a stand mixer or a hand mixer, combine cream cheese and butter. Once well combined, add in peppermint extract.
  3. Slowly add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until thick. The mixture should be stiff enough to hold a peak and not wilt when the mixer is off. This is normally in the 4 1/2 to 5 cups of powdered sugar range.
  4. Add food coloring to cream cheese mixture until desired color is reached. If doing multiple colors, divide cream cheese and then dye. (My mints required 1 drop of red and 3 drops of green.)
  5. Put cream cheese mixture into a piping bag fitted with a medium star tip and drop nickel sized amounts on lined baking sheet. (To make the “kiss” shape, hold tip 1/2-inch above the baking sheet, squeeze bag until circumference is about that of a nickel, and then pull up quickly.)
  6. Place tray in freezer for 2 hours to allow the mints to firm up. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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I placed my mints in a mason jar to give to neighbors.

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Tie off the jars with a little baker’s twine and these tags I whipped up and you are set to give them as a gift!

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And because I like you all so much, you can download my tags HERE for free!

These mints are absolutely delicious and make the perfect gift for your neighbors! Plus, I mean, they are freaking adorable. Thank you so much for visiting with me and thanks, Jen, for having me here at TT&J! Make sure to come visit me at Love, Pomegranate House! Merry Christmas all! XOXO.

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Thanks Talitha! Those look so delicious and so easy too! Talitha has so many great ideas on her blog. Here are a few I think you’ll love:

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Use her pretty Christmas Chalkboard Printables for your holiday decor.

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And, she has some amazing DIY projects going on right now. This DIY Tufted Wingback Headboard is just beautiful!

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And, she also shares delicious recipes like these Peppermint Christmas Candies! They would be so perfect for neighbor gifts!

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HAPPY Holidays: Faux Hand Painted Sign http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-faux-hand-painted-sign.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-faux-hand-painted-sign.html#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:46 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66717 Faux-Hand-Painted-Christmas-Signs-4]]> Hello Tatertots & Jell-o friends! I’m so thrilled to be here today to share my quick and easy Holiday project!

I adore handmade gifts and this one is soooo easy and yet… It looks like it’s a labor intensive hand painted sign.

The secret… it’s NOT!!

Let me show you how…

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Supplies

  • Some type of surface to “paint” – I used some wood cuttings that I bought at the local craft store. You really can use anything that has a flat surface. I typically use this method of graphic transfer on furniture even.
  • Ink Jet Printer
  • Printer Paper
  • scissors
  • Chalk Paint – I prefer BB Frösch Chalk Paint Power mixed with my favorite Flat Latex Paint Color.
  • Small Chalk Paint Brush
  • Printable Graphics – You can download my graphics HERE
  • Mod Podge or Decoupage
  • Small sponge brush
  • BB Frösch Premium Finishing Wax
  • Small wax brush

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Faux Hand Painting Directions

The first step for your Faux Hand Painted Sign… If you are using BB Frösch Chalk Paint Powder, you’ll need to mix up your paint. Click here to see how easy it is to mix.

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Once your paint is mixed, paint the surface that you are going to “hand paint.” Then, you’ll need to lay out your printer paper on some paper towels and paint your paper… Yep, you heard me right… PAINT YOUR PAPER with the same color that you painted your surface with. Let both items fully dry. This should take roughly 15-20 minutes. BB Frösch Chalk Paint dries fast.

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Once your paper is completely dry, it will have curled in on it’s self a bit. No worries… All you need to do is iron it.

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Turn the paper over and iron the paper until it is completely flat.

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Now you are ready to print on your painted paper. Download my graphics if you would like, or create some of your own.

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Place your paper in your paper tray of your printer. You may need to figure out the best way to place it so that it will print on the right side. Then print your graphic.

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It prints beautifully! Now… Don’t touch the ink at this point, it will smear. You need to set your ink. I have tried several methods of fully setting the ink. I have sprayed it with hair spray… Works great. For this project I heat set the ink. I placed a piece of paper over the top of the graphic and pressed it again with my iron.

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I also let the paper set for a few hours or overnight, just to make sure you won’t have smearing issues.

Once the paper was ready, I carefully cut out the image.

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This is where it gets super fun!

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Brush some Decoupage on the BACK of your graphic. BACK ONLY.

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Then place your graphic onto the painted surface. In this case the wood cutting.

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Carefully smooth out the image and let dry. The cool thing is that the image will take on the characteristics of the surface. For example, the wood has all kinds of ridges and such. The graphic doesn’t hide any of that character.

Once the Decoupage is totally dry, you will want to seal your piece so it will be protected. This is super easy with BB Frösch Premium Finishing Wax.

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Using a wooden stick, “butter” your brush with the wax. Brush back and forth over the surface of your piece making sure the entire surface is covered.

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Using a lint free paper towel, wipe off any excess wax. Let sit for 15 minutes and then buff to your desired sheen.

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Voilà, you’re finished. It’s amazing how the paper just blends right in. You would never know that this wasn’t hand painted.

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Isn’t it fun?! You’re friends are going to LOVE these simple, heartfelt, handmade gifts and you’re going to look like a ROCKSTAR!

Don’t worry, I won’t tell your secret!!

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Thanks Heather! Those signs are beautiful, and they do look like a hand painted sign! Such a pretty accent to your holiday decor. Heather has amazing ideas on her blog. Here are a few I think you’ll love:

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Heather has amazing recipes on her blog. This Holiday Nog Pull Apart Bread looks amazing!

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And, she always has darling printables, too. Use her Orange You Sweet Printable for an easy neighbor gift idea!

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And, her idea for a fun Edible Christmas Snowball Fight Centerpiece is so fun! That’s a tradition your kids will love!

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HAPPY Holidays: DIY Washi Tape Spool Tree http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-diy-washi-tape-spool-tree.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-diy-washi-tape-spool-tree.html#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:00:26 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66709 diy+washi+tape+spool+tree4]]> Hello TT&J fans, I am Jen and I blog over at Craft-O-Maniac. I’m thrilled to be visiting you all today and sharing this whimsical DIY Washi Tape Spool Tree. 

Supplies:
- 20 wood spools (or 21 for the wood tree trunk)
- green acrylic paint
- sponge brush
- washi tape
- extra washi tape for the tree trunk
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How To:
I started by painting the top, bottom, and sides of all the spools. I started by painting one end, letting them dry, and then painting the other end. Once both ends were painted, I then just painted the very top of one end. 
I let them dry and wrapped them in green polka dot and white washi tape.
I then hot glued them all together while stacking them up, and finally hot glued down to rolls of washi tape for the trunk.
 
I think this tree is darling to give as a gift to a crafter, or to even make for Christmas decor, or even to place it in your craft room. So fun.
 So fun, and a great project to do with family, or for a craft night.
I love meeting new friends, you can find me on FB, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Thanks Jen it was a pleasure visiting here today.
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Thanks Jen! I just love that cute tree, and it would be a project that kids could help with too! Jen has great ideas on her blog. Here are a few I think you’ll love:
This DIY Winter Woodland Christmas Wreath is so fun, and festive for the holidays!
And her Rustic Christmas Porch is just darling!
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And, I always love a cute Christmas sign. Her DIY Rudolph Word Sign is just perfect for your holiday decor!
 

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HAPPY Holidays: Easy Neighbor Gift Idea http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-easy-neighbor-gift-idea.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/happy-holidays-easy-neighbor-gift-idea.html#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:00:57 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66695 Christmas-Cookies]]> I am so excited to be here today! Jen is one of my favorite people. She is so talented and a beautiful mother and friend, so it is an honor to be able to be here today to share a little gift idea with you…her readers!

My name is Amy and I blog over at The Idea Room. I share all sorts of things from printables, craft ideas, home decor projects and recipes. I would love for you to stop on over sometime.

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Today I am sharing with you a really simple but fun Easy Neighbor Gift Idea. The Holidays are a busy time of year at our house, and I imagine it is the same at yours. I like to give gifts that are practical BUT fun…and who doesn’t love getting a gift you can actually use.

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You can gift someone a bag of cookies that they can use together as a family on a snowy or rainy day or that they can whip up at the last minute on Christmas Eve, when you realize you didn’t save any of the Holiday Cookies for Santa’s visit that very night….ahem…not that I speak from personal experience or anything….I just imagine that it could happen!

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Attach these Printable Gift Tags that I have created along with a cute spatula or wooden spoon and a cookie cutter. This makes a simple and easy gift idea your recipient is sure to love.

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Or attach the gift tag to some homemade cookies that you have already whipped up. To download the Santa Cookies Gift Tags simply click on the link below:

Santa Gift Tag Printables

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Thanks so much Jen for letting me share this today!

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Thanks Amy! What an adorable printable, and such a great, easy idea for friends and neighbors! Amy has amazing ideas on her blog. Here are a few I think you’ll love:

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Start a fun, new Christmas Tradition with Christmas Books! I love this idea for more family time together during the holidays!

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And her Christmas Table Setting Idea is just gorgeous!

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And, don’t forget to check out her amazing recipes like these Peppermint Chocolate Chip Pancakes! Wouldn’t this be so fun to serve for Christmas Breakfast?

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Holiday Party Yard Signs (Ho, Ho Ho!) http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/holiday-party-yard-signs-ho-ho-ho.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/holiday-party-yard-signs-ho-ho-ho.html#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:36:18 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66691 big.holiday.party.signs.tatertotsandjello.com]]> big.holiday.party.signs.tatertotsandjello.com

I love being part of the Floracraft Make It Fun Team. And when they sent me this month’s materials, I knew I could make something huge out of the new, Michaels exclusive Floracraft sheets (about 12 x 28 inches!). And so I did! They’re perfect to welcome guests to a holiday party!

(Don’t forget to check out another of my favorite Floracraft projects I made last year:)

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 Foam NOEL Marquee letters!

Here’s how you can make the giant yard letters:

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First, sketch your letters to get the proportions correct. Because I made mine giant, the math was easy: I made the letters 4 inches thick. If you make yours smaller, adjust accordingly. Luckily the “H” and “O” letter shapes are pretty easy to make.

Then measure and cut your H and O letters. I used an awesome Floracraft foam cutter (see upper left photo below) – it was much faster than the hot wire cutter, but less precise.

Use these first letters as templates for the other two of each. Now, here’s what I did next:

 

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Then I prepped my project. I cut three roughly 8 x 8 inch white foam squares from the scraps as part of the backing.

I used Krylon plastic paint for the big H and O letters — I think it works better on Styrofoam. (I have some Styrofoam painting tips in this post.) While it dried, I worked on the dowels.

I also painted three 3/4″ dowels with white paint. If I had to do this over again, I would have also tapered one end of each to make them easier to put in the ground. Once the paint dried, I wrapped festive washi tape in a candy-cane-stripe pattern on each.

Then I took the spray glitter after the H and O letters had dried and added a sparkly coat on top. Once those were dry, I used StyroGlue and hot glue to put the letters and sticks together.

Once joined, I added some festive ribbon, ornaments and bells to the sticks. (Check it out in the photo below.)

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You can get all kinds of great foam craft ideas by visiting the Make It: Fun site and by following along with FloraCraft on their Pinterest boards and Facebook page, and be sure to check out the other projects the team made.

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Have a festive day! 

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Winter always puts my family in the mood for hearty soups. And I love soups I can make without having to run to the store — so when Cans Get You Cooking asked me to share a recipe, I knew I needed to share one of my favorites!

This is my go-to recipe. It’s my daughter’s favorite! She asks for it every week. What I love about it is that I can make it largely from what I already have in my pantry – or “cantry” (can+pantry), even without the fresh ingredients. (I can get at least three batches from a large bag of potatoes!

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Most of its key ingredients are healthy, nutritious — and from cans. That makes homemade soup easy – and healthy!

Here’s the recipe, and some options for making it vegetarian:

Favorite Slow Cooker Recipe: Tuscan Potato Soup!

Favorite Slow Cooker Recipe: Tuscan Potato Soup!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 lb ground regular Italian sausage (removed from casings)
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 115-oz can crushed tomatoes (or two 8-oz cans)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 or 2 cans of corn (to taste and what your crockpot allows)
  • 1 can spaghetti sauce
  • 8 small red or Yukon gold potatoes cut into quarters - or large bite size. I leave them unpeeled
  • 4 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 bay leaves
  • Canned chicken stock (2-4 cups)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Sour cream, shredded cheese, chives or herbs for garnish
  • Your favorite bread to serve with the soup
  • Note: you can create a vegetarian version of this recipe by substituting meatless sausage or omitting the sausage and adding more vegetables. Since the Italian sausage adds flavor, you may want to add more seasoning if you omit the sausage.

Instructions

  1. I used a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker; you can adjust your ingredients depending on how many you need to serve and the size of your slow cooker. This recipe is very adaptable - feel free to experiment.
  2. Brown the sausage, onion and garlic until cooked through. Transfer to slow cooker.
  3. Add the tomatoes, corn, spaghetti sauce, Italian seasoning, potatoes, celery, bay leaves, salt and pepper.
  4. Add chicken stock until your slow cooker is nearly full.
  5. Cook 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.
  6. Serve garnished with sour cream, cheese and herbs (I used rosemary sprigs).
  7. You may also want to serve with some tasty bread and butter.
  8. Enjoy!
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It’s a great recipe for winter meals. I like it even better warmed up the next day!

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For more ideas and recipes, including a cool Cooking Channel special, visit Cans Get You Cooking at:

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Bonus: Here are some of my other favorite slow cooker recipes (that just might also use cans :))!

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Slow Cooker Posole soup

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili

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 Slow Cooker Tandoori Chicken

and then even more:

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 30 Crockpot Chicken Recipes!

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What’s your favorite winter slow cooker recipes?

xoxo

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This post sponsored by Cans Get You Cooking and Mom it Forward. The recipe and opinions are all mine. See my disclosures.

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Great Ideas — 20 Delightful Holiday DIYs! http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/great-ideas-20-delightful-holiday-diys.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/great-ideas-20-delightful-holiday-diys.html#comments Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:17:45 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66642 20 delightful holiday diys]]> My favorite holiday decor is always home made!

So I loved seeing these great ideas this week …

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Check out these 20 delightful holiday DIYs and get inspired!

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 Noel Alphabet Block Art @ Remodelando La Casa

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DIY Deer Art @ Salt and Pepper Moms 

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Clear Ornament Arrow Marquee @ Little House of Four 

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Simple Burlap Christmas Mantel @ The Turquoise Home 

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 Faux Driftwood Noel Sign @ Thrifty and Chic

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 DIY Lighted Noel @ Simply Designing

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DIY Christmas Card Holder @ The Happy Scraps 

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 Christmas Tree Wall Hanging @ Delineate Your Dwelling

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Paint Stick Christmas Tree @ Thistlewood Farm 

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Rustic Christmas Tree @ Her Tool Belt 

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Christmas Star @ Life With Fingerprints 

Simple Wine Cork Trees

Wine Cork Trees @ Live Laugh Rowe 

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 Rugged Rustic Holiday Wreath @ The Cards We Drew

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Wreath Slat Sign Tutorial @ The Happy Scraps 

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DIY Rustic Pallet Christmas Tree @ The Thinking Closet

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 Noel Christmas Pillow @ Dolen Diaries

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White Christmas Candle Arrangment @ Homespun With Love 

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 Merry and Bright Christmas Sign @ Craving Some Creativity

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DIY Wood Shim Christmas Tree @ Elizabeth Joan Designs 

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Visions of Sugar Plums Christmas Tablescape @ The Style Sisters 

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Don’t forget to check out all of this week’s excellent projects for a huge variety of projects, recipes, and more!

And don’t forget about this week’s giveaway for a special assortment of things from my Home + Made Collection!

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Here’s how to enter to win:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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What have you been creating this month?

Tell me what you’ve been working on in the comments – I would love to come see YOUR ideas!!

xoxo

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Laura Kelly’s New “Me & My Peeps” Stationery – Win $250 Gift Card & Note Cards! http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/laura-kellys-new-peeps-stationery-win-250-gift-card-note-cards.html http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/12/laura-kellys-new-peeps-stationery-win-250-gift-card-note-cards.html#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:00:30 +0000 http://tatertotsandjello.com/?p=66635 tatertots and jello stationary]]> I love Laura Kelly Designs! Laura is such a talented artist – and my sweet friend.

tatertots and jello stationaryWith Expressionery,  she’s introduced the fun “Me and My Peeps” stationery line, and she was kind enough to send me a cute set of stationery personalized for me!

To celebrate this new line, she’s offering every Tatertots & Jello reader 30% off anything from Expressionery, and

One lucky winner will get a $250 VISA Gift Card and “Me and My Peeps” Note Cards!

 

Stationery is always a great gift. But it’s even better personalized (and adorable – and on sale!). People can always use stationery, and it’s the perfect choice for that hard-to-shop-for mother-in-law, sister-in-law, mom, sister, niece, teacher, or friend.

You can personalize notepads, notecards, address cards — with your names and cute characters that look like you – and your family!

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Here’s how it works – and how you can get the special discount and enter to win!

Just visit Laura Kelly’s special Expressionery store, and look for the “Me and My Peeps” products.

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Click on a product, click “Personalize,” and choose from (what looks like hundreds) of characters and even animals to populate your “Peeps family.” You can choose up to 10!

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Customize your stationery and you’re good to go!

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And TT&J readers can get 30% off sitewide!

(Hurry, last day for Christmas orders is December 19th!)

Use the promo code PEEPS to get your 30% discount!

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And here’s how to enter to win!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

If you can’t see the Rafflecopter widget above, click this link to visit the contest entry page!

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What’s your favorite Laura Kelly “Peeps” character?

xoxo

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 This post sponsored by Laura Kelly & Expressionery. See my disclosures.

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