web stats

Happy Holidays: How To Capture Magical Photos with Santa

title

Hello all my Tatertots and Jello reading friends. My name is Emilie, and I am a photographer and educator. You can find me at www.photobyemilie.com/blog. I'm thrilled to share with you a little Christmas spirit. What's more Christmasy than SANTA CLAUS? There is nothing like visiting Santa to get kids (and parents) excited for Christmas. Today I'm going to give you a few ideas to make your … [Read more...]

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

2x2 photo crop tricks at tatertots and jello

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...]

Project Life Special on HSN and a Project Life Giveaway!

project life HSN specials

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...]

Phone Photography: What’s Your Favorite Camera Pic?

DSC_2747.500

I've been using my phone for snapshots for a long time. I'm trying to get better and compose even my snapshots like a pro -- as if I were carrying my Instamatic. But I've always been frustrated at the cameras built into my phones. So when  Microsoft offered to send me a new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone with cool photo features, I was excited to try it out and I've noticed that I've been taking … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Win a 16 x 20 Rolled Canvas from UPrinting!!

uprinting picture

One of the things I am most passionate about is documenting the everyday moments in life. My sister Wendy taught me the importance of recording these moments. UPDATE -- Giveaway is Closed. Winner is Ali from Cupcake Diaries And with Mother's Day this past weekend, you can turn those family moments into something that you will remember always. {Family Gallery Wall} … [Read more...]

19 Ways to Display Photographs in Your Home!

2011 picture wall

Hi there! I'm Wendy from Wendy VonSosen Photography and the Wenderful blog. I'm excited to be a fledgling contributor to Jennifer's blog and experience a little piece of Tatertotsandjello!   This year one of my goals is to print out more of my photographs. Often I'm so busy with clients' pictures that I don't take the time to sit down and edit and print my own. So my images sit on … [Read more...]

Get Organized in 2012 — How Do You Record YOUR Family Memories?

project life first page

I was a big scrapbooker from the beginning in the early 90's. I loved buying all of those little stickers and recording the moments. I even had all of the different patterned scissors and punches. Then things got more complicated, my kids got older and LIFE took over. I got WAY behind on my scrapbooking. I just realized that I am 7 years behind. SEVEN years. What to do???? I asked this … [Read more...]

Share YOUR Holiday Moments here to Win a $100 prize plus a Hawaiian Trip!!

tatertots kodak album

One of my newest Holiday Memories is the Tatertots & Jello Cookie Exchange that I have hosted the last two years. It has been a treat to meet so many wonderful ladies PLUS exchange the most delicious cookies!! Kodak has created a way to create Albums -- so moments like these at my Cookie Exchange are captured and accessible. I created a Tatertots & Jello Cookie Exchange album. That … [Read more...]

Family Picture Wall Makeover {decorating tutorial}

eight felt garlands

I have a little nook under my stairs where I love to display our family photos. This space has undergone a few different changes over the years. This summer we decided to change things up just a little... This is what it looked like when it was  painted a dark brown color with pine cupboards underneath. Then I stenciled  the area but decided it needed a little lightening up....So we … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Custom Name Sign from Everyday Lettering!!

jen-name

 Update -- giveaway closed. Winner is #217 Danyelle. {{Happy Monday}} Welcome to Giveaway Monday.  This week's giveaway is from -- Everyday Lettering!  Everyday Lettering is a fun shop run by Heather -- a mom to a fantastic 2-year old boy and an avid photographer. In addition to her photography, Heather makes custom name art using her own photos of everyday … [Read more...]