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Back to School Project — Create an Organized Homework Station with Washi Tape! #ScotchBTS

washi tape command center

I'm embarrassed to admit this, but there have been quite a few times when I have accidentally thrown away important school papers. It just seems like the little desk area in our kitchen is a dumping ground for my kids. It's an area that always seems to be cluttered and messy. So this year, in an effort to organize my home and help myself stay a little bit sane, I decided I need a place to … [Read more...]

Throw a Back to School Party and a Party Package Giveaway!!

back to school giveaway

Every year when school begins we love to throw a Back to School Party. The past couple of years it's been a Crepe Party. This year I thought it would be fun to have one where my kids could invite their friends. My contributors, Dimple Prints make the most amazing party packages and I was so exicited to use their printables for this party!! I used Dimple Prints -- Back to School Party … [Read more...]

Back To School: Get Organized with an Easy School Planning Wall!

post it note school planning wall system

With kids from elementary school through college, we've learned a thing or two about how to help our kids stay organized for school. For a schedule or calendar, it's easiest to see everything at once, nice and big! That's where our new school planning wall idea comes in. (Post-it Brand was kind enough to sponsor this post and send us supplies, but we were already obsessed with Post-it … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 Back To School Ideas (part 2)

23 More Back-to-School Ideas

My kids go back to school in about a week!  So my mind is starting to turn toward Fall.  Here are 23 FUN ideas to celebrate Back to School!!  Making Math Fun @ Sew-Crafty Kids Notebook & Clipboard Makeover @ A Bubbly Life Back to School Reading Log @ Somewhat Simple Pencil Party Favor @ Bloom Designs … [Read more...]

Back To School Chalkboard Printables!

back to school chalkboard printables from dimple prints

Hello Tatertots and Jello readers! It's Carli here from DimplePrints! I'm so excited to be back here this month sharing another free printable! With Back to School coming very soon, if not already, for many of your children, we thought we'd share some easy prints for a Back to School breakfast! Breakfast doesn't have to be over the top or super time consuming, make some apple plates, … [Read more...]

Get Organized with a Bright and Colorful Entryway!

bright an dhappy entryway

With the beginning of Fall and school starting, getting organized makes life so much easier. And one of the places that can get messiest fast is the entryway. I love lockers, but they can be expensive, so I thought it would be fun to make a little entryway solution with Command Strips and wood plaques. Here's how to make this easy and colorful entryway: … [Read more...]

Make a Back-To-School Crate Station

back to school crate station

My kids go back to school in less than a week. Where did the Summer go??? I have been thinking of ways to get us all a little more organized with everything that is going to be happening once school starts. It seems like the older my kids get, the more activities and events that are added to our family calendar. So I found some inexpensive crates at Hobby Lobby which were perfect for what I … [Read more...]

Getting Organized For School Mornings

getting organized for school

Good morning Tatertots & Jello readers! Guess what, I have big news, my baby girl starts school tomorrow! I am so excited for her, and I know she's going to love, it but I am not looking forward to all those early, and rushed, school mornings for the next 13 years! Because I'm usually up late working on my blog, my goal is to be able to sleep in as long as possible, which means I have to be … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Back to School Projects!!

school paper organizer

Back to school is right around the corner!! Here are some great ideas that will get your kids excited and organized for the new school year. And check out the rest of the links this week - there were many more Back To School ideas linked up!! Wash Tape Chalkboard @ A Pumpkin & A Princess Back to School Banana Bus @ Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons Back to School Homework Box @ Hoosier … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Make a Back To School Mantel

chalkboard writing

Hi TT&J friends! My name is Rachelle and I blog over at a little place called Fingerprints on the Fridge. It's a little mix of the life and times of my family of four and some fun house projects we've been trying to tackle in our Michigan fixer-upper. I'm so excited to be here! I was super pumped when Jen asked me to share some of our back to school ideas. :) We're definitely getting in … [Read more...]