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Easy Outdoor Transformation #LowesCreator


Bit by bit, I'm making some progress on the exterior of the #1905Cottage. I have a lot of work to go in the back, but I like the front to look good. While we removed some bushes and put in a planter area in the front last year, I knew I could do more.   As part of the Lowe's Creative Ideas blogger team, Lowe's gives me a monthly theme to inspire my projects. This month's was an … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 DIY Summer Outdoor Projects and Activities!!

25 outdoor projects

Summer is officially here, kids are out of school, and the blog world is full of great outdoor and family activity ideas. Here are 25 Great Ideas that would be fun to tackle this Summer And be sure to check out all of the other links this week -- they are amazing!!  Zip Line @ Raising Memories  DIY Bronze Tall Planters @ It's Overflowing   Stepladder in the Flower Border @ Organized … [Read more...]

Jordan Valley Home and Garden Summer Soiree & Ticket Giveaway!!

Summer Soiree

I have to admit, I don't have a green thumb. I wish I did. This summer I am trying to learn more about gardening and what will grow in my climate. So I was excited to learn about the Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club, a new club which is specifically aimed at do-it-yourself homeowners like me -- and you!  I'm joining and hoping they can help me with my lack of gardening skills and I love that … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a Kitchen Garden Wall!!


Hi friends!! I'm Michelle, from Ten June. I've got a big smile on my face today. Why? Well, first of all, I'm really excited to be stopping by over here at Tatertots and Jello today- Jen is one of the most creative gals around and she features so many amazing projects! Whenever I click over to Tatertots and Jello, I leave with at least four new bookmarks in my "inspiration" folder!   I'm also … [Read more...]

My Square Foot Garden: 1 month update


It's been about a month since we planted our square foot garden and things are coming along really well. I have gradually been planting some of the seeds. I think the last seeds I planted went in about 10 days ago. It's so fun to see the seeds sprouting up and everything growing. The kids love to go out every morning to check on the plants and see the progress. We have planted: Herbs: rosemary, … [Read more...]

New Family Project


Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hi and sign up for my giveaway. I will post the winner tomorrow morning! ********************** This year we are starting a new family project: a Square Foot Garden. ************************************** This project is going to fit in with our family goals this year of: being healthier, saving money and spending more quality time together! (My … [Read more...]