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Capture Video Memories on Your iPhone – And Win a $500 Target Gift Card! #OneDayApp

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Now that I've been carrying a camera phone, I've been much better at capturing snapshots of the everyday with my family! It's fun to have a lot of spur-of-the-moment photos (even though that means there's a lot more to sort through!). What I haven't been as good at is capturing video footage of the kids. Sure, we would remember to use the video camera or smartphone when we're on vacation -- at … [Read more...]

Make an Easy Back to School Organization Station!

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This project is brought to you by Lowes.  This Summer has flown by. My kids go back to school in just a couple of weeks. And I always struggle with keeping everything organized. So this month when Lowe's gave us the topic of Back To School - I knew I wanted to create a Back to School Organization Station to help us stay on top of things this coming school year. And something that I love about … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summertime DIY Kids Projects!

20 projects to keep your kids entertained this Summer! #kidscrafts

My kids get out of school for the Summer in just a few days!! I can't believe it! I was so excited to see so many fun Summertime projects linked up! Here are 20 to inspire you! DIY Bubble Wand @ Hello Little Home Roll a Number Math Game @ Dolen Diaries  Easy DIY Kids Chalkboard Tray @ The Casual Craftlete    Firework Confetti Sticks @ A Pumpkin and a Princess  … [Read more...]

Make a Post-It Note Chore Chart (With Free Printables!)

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When the Post-it Brand contacted me to make a DIY project using their products, I immediately thought of a chore chart. It's a project that I've been meaning to make and something that we really need around here. With kids ranging from elementary school through high school, I needed something that could accommodate all ages of kids and work for our family. And I love the new array of Post-it … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 FUN Summertime Activities!

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My kids have been home for summer vacation for a couple of weeks already. And I've been looking for some FUN activities to do with them. It's nice to have some ideas ready to go for when you hear "Mom, I'm bored!" ... so, like every 15 minutes! I loved these awesome activity ideas that were linked up!! Summer Water Blob @ U Create Clothes Pin People @ Simple Simon and Company Summer … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Shailie Starter Set Giveaway!!

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It's Friday!! Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!   This week's giveaway is the fabulous DIY dress-up/fashion designing Kit, Shailie!! Shailie® was born offering sleeves, skirts, tops, and accessories of various styles, colors, and lengths. Girls can mix and match to create endless looks on their very own life size designer dress form making their creation a cinch to wear and model with … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Back to School Projects!!

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It's the very last minute for some creative back to school projects! Here are a few of the awesome ideas linked up this week to inspire you: Back to School Pencil Wreath @ Sassy Style Redesign First Day of School Printables @ Nest of Posies Back to School Organization on a Door @ c.r.a.f.t. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Back to School Projects!!

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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...]

Clear The Air Challenge!!

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We moved to Utah almost exactly 10 years ago. I can't believe it's been that long!! I grew up back east -- in Michigan, New York and Connecticut, so living so close to the mountains amazes me every single day. I have noticed though that there is a lot of pollution here, especially in the winter. When I am coming down the road in my car, I can see a murky haze laying over the entire valley. And as … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids to Save Money: DIY Chore Chart Idea!

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Happy Friday Tatertots & Jello readers! It's a little weird being here on a Friday, instead of Wednesday, but I'm excited to get to kick off the weekend with you! A couple days ago on my blog, I wrote a post about how, as parents, it is so important to teach our kids about money. My daughter is the perfect age {three} to start participating in the family chores so I decided it was also a good … [Read more...]