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Daddy & Daughter Shaving Photos for Father’s Day

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Hello Tatertots & Jello readers! I am so excited to be here today. I am Tasha and I blog over at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body. So nice to "meet" you! My blog focuses mostly on DIY renovations and home decor/crafts as my husband and I renovate our outdated home one room at a time. But, we also have adorable 3-year-old twin girls that I love to take photos of, especially for special … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: How To Capture Magical Photos with Santa

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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!!

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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!

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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?

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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!!

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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!

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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?

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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!!

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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}

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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...]