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Happy Fourth and Favorite Things This Week!

Happy Fourth of July!!  I hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday if you are celebrating! I'm having a little open house at my 1905 Cottage today and I'm super excited about it! I'll be putting pictures on my Instagram Account throughout the day of different rooms. Connect with me there to join in the fun! I might even make an Instagram video of the cottage and post … [Read more...]

Win a Kaboo Purse with Tech Pouch!! (two winners, $230 total value)

I love bringing YOU my favorite things. Here's my latest favorite find -- Kaboo Bags!! UPDATE -- Giveaway Closed. The winners are: and Emails have been sent. Winners chosen via Random.org Kaboo Bags are so stylish. PLUS, they have these super soft pockets, specially designed for all of the electronic gadgets we can't live without!! The Tech Pouch™ features a sling shock absorber … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make a DIY Laptop Skin!! {tutorial}

Hello Tatertots and Jello readers!!!  I am beside myself excited to be here today.  Jen has been a big supporter of MaryJanes and Galoshes from the beginning and I can not thank her enough!  My name is Taylor, I will spare you the boring details and get on  with the fun stuff! I'm one of the ten True Value Blog squad members this year so right now on MJ&G you can find me creating a fun … [Read more...]

DIY Entertainment Unit Remodel {Update}

 Here's a couple updates on what's happening in our family room.  Right before I left to go to Blissdom, we ripped apart our built-in entertainment unit:  {sorry - this is a really old picture before we painted the room} Our neighbor and handyman, Brent helped us install a false-back to hide the cords and help hold up the top part of the unit {it's attached to studs in the wall too}. And … [Read more...]

Two Brand-New Blogs to Check Out!!

I just wanted to let you know about a couple really cool, new blogs that have been launched this week!! … [Read more...]

Come link up YOUR Homemade Gift Ideas on Monday!!

It's Friday and almost time for the Weekend Wrap Up Party, but first I wanted to tell you about a fun event that's happening on Monday. I'm participating in Holly Bloggy Christmas -- a week of fun linkies and great giveaways!! Get your Christmas posts ready! The Holly Bloggy Christmasis next week! It's 5 days of Christmas linky parties and prizes! Check out the schedule and join the … [Read more...]

A couple cool things!

I am writing up tutorials on four projects to share. But in the meantime -- I wanted to tell you about a couple cool things!   … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars!

Have you heard of Creative Estates? It's a Fabulous New Blogging Conference that has just been announced!! I love the concept!  What if all our creative friends lived in one neighborhood?   We could go across the street, and borrow thread instead of eggs.  Go next door if we needed handmade business ideas would be ideal.  Stop down the street for help with a blog design or blog post.  And … [Read more...]

Check it out Tomorrow!

Groop Dealz is going live tomorrow! Be sure to check it out.  I love anything that will help me save money!! They will have deals on: Food Spas Entertainment Tickets Retail Health & Fitness And I found out that they have some new national things in the works  that will help all of us save $$$$ on things we LOVE. I'll let you know when I know more - it sounds … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Fluffy Ruffly Tote Tutorial

Hello Tatertots and Jello Readers! First off, can you see me hyperventilating over here? Anyone have a paper sack I can borrow? This is my first guest post, and it's at Jen's place. Jen's place! I talk about her so much that I now refer to her blog as T & J. Isn't that some kind of lock jaw disorder? Oh wait, that's TMJ. See how distracted I get? Okay, pullin' it together. Let me take a quick … [Read more...]