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Fall Project — Make Pumpkin Whoopie Pies!! {recipe tutorial}

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I am the momma who revealed her biggest, most personal secret –on her blog. I am the momma who experiences frequent bouts of guilt. I am the momma who silently judged other mommas until becoming one herself. I am the momma who sometimes super sizes a McDonald’s value meal to overcome a tough day. I am the momma who makes lists for everything, who has cheerios stuck to her bum most … [Read more...]

{Good} Witch Tea Party!! [and free Halloween Printables]

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I know I've mentioned before that I love the {Happy} side of Halloween. I thought it would be fun to have a "Good Witch" Tea Party for my little girls. We had such a fun time putting this little tea party together!! My daughters and I spent last week making the centerpieces, planning the menu and making the decorations. We made Paper Witch Hat Place Cards {I'm sharing the template for … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 more Spooky Halloween Recipes {part 2}

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Continuing with our {Part 2}  SPOOKY recipes:  What makes a recipe spooky good? How about a little bit of a witches brew, some frog warts, and a group of oh so extremely creative bloggers? We are on the countdown to Halloween and WOW are you busy making your home, extra spooky & delicious for all of the little ghouls and ghosts out there. Enjoy these recipes!  They look Spooky Delicious. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Fabulous Fall Recipes {1}

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Can you smell it? No, not yet? I can -- fall is in the air. • Yum! @ Red Couch Recipes Nothing represents fall like the beautiful changing leaves, crisp clean air, and yes, that, oh so delicious, freshly harvested produce. Right now in the rural farm areas of the United States you can hear the roar of the tractors, you can smell the freshly plowed dirt, and feel the crispness in the air. … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make Handmade Berrylicious Popsicles!!

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Hey TT&J readers!!! I'm Cheryl, aka TidyMom! When I am not baking, crafting or running around with my camera you can find me over in my little corner of the universe at TidyMom.net Like all of you I'm a HUGE fan of Jen's and SO impressed with how much that girl can do!! I've had the pleasure of meeting Jen a few times, and let me tell you, she's every bit as sweet, if not more, in … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Sweet Summer Treats {1}

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There were so many amazing Summertime recipes linked up this week, I just had to share a few with you!  Frozen Peanut Butter Banana Bites @ TidyMom  Peach Cobbler @ Two Twenty One  Sweet Cherry Peach Jam @ Sweet Little Smoothie Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding @ This Chick Cooks … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Parties {1}!!

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 Make a Birthday Ruffle Wreath @ Fireside Studio  Start a new tradition with a Birthday Hat @ Kiki Creates And what little girl wouldn't want a Vintage Barbie Party? So cute. @ The Matthews Family Happenings Bake up some Party Cupcakes and DIY Flags @ Ellementary Home … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Fourth of July Food!! {2}

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Tidy Mom The Caffeinated Globe Itsy Bitsy Paper The Pretty Bee … [Read more...]

20 Summertime Projects!!

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{Make homemade Snow Cones @Becoming Lola} School's almost out and I have been thinking of fun ideas to do  this Summer.   I can't wait!! Here are a few Summertime ideas that have caught my eye: {Celebrate the beginning of Summer by making a Summer Gingham Bunting @ A Pretty Cool Life}  {Download this 101 Summertime Ideas Printable @ Laura Winslow Photography} … [Read more...]

Bonus Giveway — Win a Copy of the Real Foods Cookbook!! {52 weekly menus & 300 in-season recipes}

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I recently had the opportunity to review a wonderful cookbook and I just had to share it with you!!!   It's called Real food and it's a cookbook that is all about making food based on what's in season locally.   It actually has recipes every day that are based on what is ready to harvest for that time of year.  So -- if you are a fan of Farmer's Markets and buying fresh local food, you … [Read more...]