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Great Ideas — 20 Happy Projects!!

20 Happy Projects - Tatertots and Jello

The warmer weather always makes me feel happy ... and so do all of the happy projects linked up this week! Here are 20 of my favorites: Painted Berry Boxes @ While Wearing Heels Colorful Wooden Magnets @ She's Crafty Metallic Mason Jars @ It All Started with Paint Easy Patterned Pillows @ Teal and Lime … [Read more...]

12 FUN Outdoor Projects to Make With Kids!

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One of  my favorite projects ever was the DIY Bubbles we made for the first time two years ago. We had seen someone in New York City making GIANT bubbles in Central Park and I thought that would be so fun to try at home. And it was! And in honor of the coming FOURTH holiday tomorrow, Here are 12 FUN projects you can make that will bring smiles to your kids' faces this summer!! Make … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Things to Do With The Kids This Summer!!

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The kids are out for summer! What are you going to do to make this Summer the Summer to Remember? Here are 25+ awesome ideas for FUN this Summer!! Check them out. And also check out the other HUNDREDS of ideas that were linked up this week. SO much inspiration!!  Sponge Water Ball @ Its Overflowing   DIY Water Table @ Cheap Crafty Mama  DIY Sundae Bar @ Katie's Nesting Spot   Patriotic … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Weekend Outdoor Projects to Make!

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend! How will you be spending the weekend? Do you need any OUTDOOR inspiration, if so check out these HOT summer projects! DIY House Number Planter Box @ The Scrap Shoppe Painted Pots and Porch Steps @ It all Started with Paint   Garden Potting Center @ Art is Beauty  Window Box Recipe @ Easier Than I thought  … [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...]

Summer Cooking — The Most Delicious Corn Salad Recipe!!

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I don't post a lot of recipes here at Tatertots and Jello. So if I do post one, you know that it is delicious!! This is my favorite Summer Salad Recipe EVER!  It's perfect for this time of year. Be sure to use fresh cilantro and tomatoes. I use frozen corn, just because it's easy, but fresh corn is even better!!  This is a dish that people will talk about and … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make Pinwheel Placemats!!

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Hello, everyone!  My name is Amy, and my blogging home is Positively Splendid, a little creative haven where you'll find everything from simple craft ideas to sewing projects, and just about everything in between. I would love for you to stop in for a visit! I am so excited to be taking part in Jen's Summer Social! Today I'm going to share a quick project with you to punch … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make Otter Pop Summer Gifts with free printable!!

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Hi everyone!  I'm Stephanie from Somewhat Simple and I am here today to show you a simple idea that will spread some smiles to the recipients! Give them to neighbors, friends, the girls you visit teach etc. Otter Pop Gift Idea with Printable Items Needed: OtterPops Pen or Marker Ribbon Embellishments (buttons, rhinestones, silk flowers etc.) Hole Punch Lighter or … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Outdoor Projects!!

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 How fabulous are these Outdoor Crate Shelves?? @ Not Just a Housewife  I love this Red Wagon Transformation @ Star Graf Design  Turn your shed into a masterpiece with landscaping and DIY shutters @Love of Family and Home  Throw a Backyard Pie Party @ Moore Minutes … [Read more...]

Summer Wreath and Mantel {tutorial}

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Do you go through periods where you are super inspired to do projects and then other periods where you feel burned out and don't want to do anything?? I do. Yesterday I felt super inspired. And I am an impatient crafter. When the feeling strikes, I dig around and find whatever is in my cupboards to make a project. I was looking at my mantel and I really wanted to make it look  "Beachy" and … [Read more...]