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Get Organized: Poppy Seed Projects Calendar Giveaway

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It's Back to School time -- and a great time to get organized!! With four kids, sport practices, games, play dates, classes and more, I need all of the organization help I can get!! So when I found Poppy Seed Projects and all of the calendars and wall systems -- I was so excited. We have a family organization station in our kitchen. It's where we keep our family computer, organization crates … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Patio Activities … and Win a Sears Gift Card!

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I look forward to summer all year long. Why? I love the warm air and sitting out on our patio. There's nothing that beats alfresco dining. And one of the things I look forward to most is our family game nights. The little girls bring their favorite games out on the patio after dinner and we have such a fun time. Do you love spending time outside? … [Read more...]

Disneyland Tips and Design Inspiration!!

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My little family and I have been at Disneyland this week. It has been a FUN vacation - our last hurrah before my kids start school and Fall begins. And can I say it's HOT here?? Today is supposed to hit 100 degrees!! I asked for any suggestions or insider tips from my friends on Instagram and Facebook and I got some great ones that have saved us time and money. I thought I would share them … [Read more...]

King’s Hawaiian Recipe — Grilled Cheese Sliders and 4 Gourmet Mayonnaise Recipes!!

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We love to grill in the summer. I thought it might be fun to take grilled cheese which we usually make inside on the stov,e and bring it outside to the grill!! And sliders make dinner fun. Each person can personalize each slider to their taste. The kids loved putting their sandwiches together.   We used King's Hawaiian rolls -- which are the perfect size for sliders. And I loved how the … [Read more...]

Ashley’s Grey & Coral Nursery!!

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My sister Ashley just had a baby a couple of weeks of weeks ago. Her baby is so adorable - I can't wait to be able to go out and hold her!!! My other sister Wendy took these amazing pictures of Ashley's baby: I am so excited to have Ashley here to share her daughter's nursery with us!! Here's Ashley -- When I found out I was having a girl, I was so excited to get started on the … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day!!

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Happy Mother's Day! {Good Moms Printable from Paper Coterie} Whether you are a mother, daughter, sister, friend — I hope you are having a wonderful day! I am spending time with my little family. I am so grateful for them. I can't image my life without my sweet kiddos. And my little sister Ashley had a baby girl this week -- she is so beautiful. Life is good! … [Read more...]

Win a $500 Oreck Air Purifier!!!

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I am SO thrilled to give one of YOU a $500 Oreck AirInsinct air purifier!! I was excited to try out the Oreck AirInstinct air Purifier for a few reasons. First of all, I have asthma and I have a hard time breathing when there is a lot of pollution in the air. Where I live we have some bad inversion in the winter and it really affects my breathing. Plus, I have severe spring allergies. And … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Backpack/Jacket Board!!

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Hello Tatertots and jello FANS- Jen here visiting again from CraftOManiac. I have to pinch myself each time I get to be a Guest here on TT&J. Thanks jen. Today I will be sharing with you a Backpack Jacket Board. I can't believe its taken me this long to make one. See my kids throw there backpacks and jackets and even kick off their shoes in our entry way. It drives me bonkers. I had a … [Read more...]

Mirror, Mirror Subway Art: A Snow White-Inspired Project, plus a Mirror Mirror Movie Giveaway!!

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Who isn't a HUGE Snow White fan?? It's an iconic movie, and so when I heard they were remaking a live-action version of this movie, I knew I wanted to go see it. And then when the creators of the  Mirror Mirror movie, starring Julia Roberts, contacted me to create a craft inspired by the movie, I was so honored and thrilled to make a project celebrating the movie.  I still can't believe … [Read more...]

Using Decorating and Technology to Bring People Together

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I'm trying to design and decorate a few of my rooms, and I've discovered that I want to make places in my home that are not only pleasing to look at, but serve a function as well. What got me thinking about this? Well, when I reworked my entertainment unit in the family room, we found the space was so much more fun and usable afterwards. It's amazing how much more time we spend in the our … [Read more...]