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15 Back to School Organization Ideas!!

15 back to school organizing ideas at tatertots and jello

I know we don't want to think about it, but it's almost time for school to start. My kids go back in about two weeks. The Summer has flown by so fast! So before school starts and life gets crazy, I plan to do a few things around my home to make the transition from Summer to Fall a little easier. Here are 15 ideas that I love to help us all get organized for the new school year! Back to … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Pre-Thanksgiving Pie Party Tradition

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It's Megan from Brassy Apple sharing a favorite with you! BrassyApple is all about Refashion, family, and becoming your best self! Pop over to see more of my DIY tutorials and easy doable everyday style tips! Family and tradition always take front stage this time of year! This is a tradition that should happen in every neighborhood! It's so difficult to see everyone you want during the … [Read more...]

Instagram-friendly Project Life Kit and DIY Photo Tips!!

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Instagram is one of my new favorite things! I just love sharing ideas over there!! So I was so thrilled when I heard one of my other favorite things - Project Life - was creating a kit that was Instagram-friendly. Awesome!!   The new Just Add Color Kit Project Life Kits is perfect for your Instagram pictures -- with its 2x2-inch and 4x4-inch square pockets and cool inserts. (My teenagers … [Read more...]

Summer Road Trip Games … Bringing The Family Together (And Win A Sony VAIO Tap 20!)

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As I've talked about before, I like technology best when it brings people together, and I love it when it helps me bring my family closer. When we go on family vacations, often we take road trips, and in the car it it can seem like everyone's plugged in to their own device! But we've been trying a few new things:  We've now tried bringing the Sony VAIO Tap 20 All-In-One PC on our road trips, … [Read more...]

Shutterfly Wood Wall Art and Master Bedroom Gallery Wall Sneak Peek!!

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I've been hard at work on my master bedroom makeover, and as part of that project I'm adding a gallery wall (on both sides of a door). Last month my sister Wenderful and her family came out for a visit and I talked her into a family photo shoot! I have wanted a gallery wall in my master bedroom for so long and was so excited to get started on it. Thanks Wendy for such awesome … [Read more...]

Are You At Risk? Canon EOS Rebel Camera Giveaway!!

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness month and it's also the month that my family and I lost my dad to cancer. I won't get into the specifics, and I know many of you have lost loved ones to cancer too, but if there had been a test for my dad's cancer (Pancreatic), it would have been amazing and it could have given us so many more years with him. (we write him letters in balloons every year on his … [Read more...]

Project Life Special on HSN and a Project Life Giveaway!

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I'm not a traditional scrapbooker, but I love taking pictures and documenting our family's adventures with Project Life. I think the thing that sold me on Project Life last year was how simple and easy it is!   The kits come with everything I need to create amazing pages. All I need is my pictures and a pen to create memorable albums. I can even print out my Instagram pictures and use them in … [Read more...]

Make a Love Note Wreath (Valentine’s Day Project)

love note wreath at Tatertots and Jello

I found a scrolly dry erase board on clearance at Target a few months ago. I picked it up because I loved the shape and wanted to make something out of it. And when I started getting in the Valentine's Day mood, I thought it might be fun to make an interactive Love Note Wreath. My kids are always drawing pictures for each other. I love that!! It makes me so happy when they tell each other … [Read more...]

Family Gallery Wall – Holiday Edition!

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I just love our family gallery wall. It's so bright and happy-looking. I had a fun time making a spooky edition for Halloween. And I thought it would be fun to switch things up for the holidays. I wasn't sure what to do with the bright yellow table, and still work it into holiday colors. And then I remembered a colorful ball garland I bought last year -- it has all kinds of bright, … [Read more...]

Kids Say the Funniest Things — Capture Those Funny Moments! [New iPhone App]

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I'm excited today to share with you a fun new iPhone app created by my friend  Kirsten Wright  I get so excited when my friends do something cool -- and this is my IRL friend Kirsten, who had this great app idea and made it come to life! I love to see people follow their dreams. It's a fun iPhone app that helps you connect with your kids, no matter what age. You can get your kids … [Read more...]