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Win a Copy of Make and Takes for Kids — 50 Seasonal Activities to do with Your Kids!!

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I love being creative with my kids. I think it sparks their imaginations and it creates so many memories. My next giveaway is from Marie, founder of the Make and Takes Blog -- full of wonderful activities you can do with your kids. Marie has a fabulous new book out: Make and Takes for Kids is a beautiful book of 50 crafts your kids will love. It's also organized by time of the year, which I … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Throw an Aqua & Orange Summer Birthday Party!


Hi, my name is Mae from Mae Armstrong & Co., I  was inspired by all the handmade parties I've seen online and wanted to give myself a similar challenge.   I'd love to share my Aqua and Orange Birthday Party. Planning for this party began five months in advance. I wanted it to be super special for my twin boys and husband. All three of them share the same birthday. How amazing is … [Read more...]

10-Minute 4th of July Shirts!! {tutorial}


Here's a fast and easy way to make some 4th of July shirts for your kids -- or even yourself this year!! I actually made these last year but the night before the Fourth {that's how I roll} -- too late to blog it. And my younger daughter grew out of her shirt, so I made her a new one to wear this year. I used old shirts and scrap fabric, so this project also ended up being FREE. Yay!! I love a … [Read more...]

Guest Post — Make a Story Ornament!!


Hello Tatortots and Jello readers! I am Katie and I'm so excited to be here today from Paint on the Canvas. Jen was the very first crafting blog I started reading. I am absolutely thrilled to share this tutorial with you. Story Ornaments-Tutorial … [Read more...]

Summertime Fun — Flip Flop Exchange


We are having such a great time this Summer! One of the first things we've done is participated in a really cool  Flip Flop Exchange. My friend Becca from The Texas Darlings set it up -- it's her second year doing it. She matched everyone who signed up with a partner. I signed up my girls and they were so excited to have a pen pal. We were asked to find flip flops for our partner and … [Read more...]

Adorable Baby Gift {using the Silhouette Craft Cutter}


Do you want to make an adorable, custom baby gift? I am addicted to making fabric projects with my Silhouette. They have this medium called Heat Transfer sheets that are so cool! It come in all sorts of colors and you cut out images with the Silhouette and then iron the images on to clothing. And it comes out so smooth. Every. Single. Time!! My sweet neighbor/friend had a baby boy a week ago … [Read more...]

Valentine Project: Playing Card Coupon Booklets w/template

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We love celebrating Valentine's Day, but it's not a big present-fest around here. Instead, we like to have a nice family dinner and a few little gifts. Something that my kids love is making and receiving Valentine coupons.  This year I'm giving my little family Valentine Coupon books made out of a deck of playing cards. I bought the playing cards at the grocery store. They were a double … [Read more...]