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Poppy Seed Fabric Giveaway {$60 fat quarter bundle}!

8 Jun

Update — Winner is #830 Hani @ Craftionary 

This week I’m sharing some of my favorite things with you…. 

 Today that continues with pretty fabric!!!
 Do you know Poppy Seed Fabric? 
It’s one of my favorite places to get beautiful fabric and trim. 
 
Kim, the owner of PoppySeed Fabrics is celebrating her birthday for the whole month of June with with GIVEAWAYS, GIVEAWAYS and more GIVEAWAYS! 

This week kicks off her 2nd giveaway for the month.
One lucky Tatertots and Jello reader will win a fat quarter bundle of the NEW ECHINO NI-CO’S SPRING collection, that’s 12 FQ —
A $60 value!!  

But the best part is she will host the last giveaway where one of her lucky followers will get the chance to win ALL THE PRIZES, yes that right all the items from the past 3 giveaways will be yours. 

Just think of all of the projects you can make!!!  
It’s pays to be a Poppy Seed Fabric follower!

How to enter:
{Open to US and Canada only.} 
Please leave a comment for each of the following.

You can get up to 5 entries:

1. Publicly follow PoppySeed Fabrics blog.

2. Take a look at PoppySeed Fabrics shoppe and chose your favorite fabric/bundle and leave a comment here about it.

3. Post about this giveaway on your blog, facebook, twitter, etc. Make sure to leave a comment here about it. 

4. Like PoppySeed Fabrics on Facebook.

5.  Like the TT&J Facebook Page — where I love to share ideas and feature projects!! (let me know if you already do)

Giveaway will end, June 15. 
Please include your email – so I can get in touch with you when you win 🙂
Have a Happy Day!! 
xoxo 

Poppy Seed Fabric Giveaway {$60 fat quarter bundle}!

8 Jun

Update — Winner is #830 Hani @ Craftionary 

This week I’m sharing some of my favorite things with you…. 

 Today that continues with pretty fabric!!!
 Do you know Poppy Seed Fabric? 
It’s one of my favorite places to get beautiful fabric and trim. 
 
Kim, the owner of PoppySeed Fabrics is celebrating her birthday for the whole month of June with with GIVEAWAYS, GIVEAWAYS and more GIVEAWAYS! 

This week kicks off her 2nd giveaway for the month.
One lucky Tatertots and Jello reader will win a fat quarter bundle of the NEW ECHINO NI-CO’S SPRING collection, that’s 12 FQ —
A $60 value!!  

But the best part is she will host the last giveaway where one of her lucky followers will get the chance to win ALL THE PRIZES, yes that right all the items from the past 3 giveaways will be yours. 

Just think of all of the projects you can make!!!  
It’s pays to be a Poppy Seed Fabric follower!

How to enter:
{Open to US and Canada only.} 
Please leave a comment for each of the following.

You can get up to 5 entries:

1. Publicly follow PoppySeed Fabrics blog.

2. Take a look at PoppySeed Fabrics shoppe and chose your favorite fabric/bundle and leave a comment here about it.

3. Post about this giveaway on your blog, facebook, twitter, etc. Make sure to leave a comment here about it. 

4. Like PoppySeed Fabrics on Facebook.

5.  Like the TT&J Facebook Page — where I love to share ideas and feature projects!! (let me know if you already do)

Giveaway will end, June 15. 
Please include your email – so I can get in touch with you when you win 🙂
Have a Happy Day!! 
xoxo 

Tatertots and Jello $625 {Facebook 10,000 member} giveaway!!

7 Jun

UPDATE — Winner is Ellie from Vanilla Bean Crafts 

Wow- can I say how much fun I am having on Facebook? 

I LOVE sharing projects and featuring people there!!
   I mentioned that I might do a little giveaway when we reached 10,000 members and I had such an AMAZING response.  

I am SO excited about this giveaway as a thank you to all of my awesome readers on Tatertots & Jello and on the
TT&J Facebook page!

This giveaway is going to be a little bit different than the ones I normally run. 
I am going to do a little spotlight on each of the giveaway sponsors and then I am going to ask you to LIKE each of the sponsor’s FB pages and answer a question about each shop. 

I have bolded in red the actions for the giveaway.
There is only one winner of this giveaway. 
If you win, you get ALL $625 of the prizes!!! 
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Here’s how to enter:
You can get 12 entries for this giveaway!! 
At the bottom of each spotlight is a  red action item LIKE each of the sponsor’s FB pages and then follow each of the red action items and then at the bottom of this post leave a SEPARATE COMMENT for each action item. At the end of the giveaway I count up the entries and use Random.org to get a winner. Once I have made sure that the winner qualifies, I will announce the winner.

(And if you comment on all 12 sponsors –  you can get a BONUS ENTRY — read at the bottom.)

And now, on to the giveaway:

$200 value!
Pettiskirt Birthday PARTY!!!
10 Pettiskirts  – of your choice        $ 100 value
10 Hair bows to match the pettis     $ 50 value
10 bracelets to match the pettis      $ 50 value
 ** Leave a comment with the name of the Pettiskirts YOU would choose at the bottom of this post. And, like the Little Miss Tutu Facebook page. 
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2. An “Itty Bitty Stamped Ring” from Catherine Marissa!
$30 value
 Each of Catherine’s rings is made to order and can be
created in any quarter, half, or whole size.  
There are over 100
design options available!!!
 ** Go over to  Catherine Marissa — what Itty Bitty style ring would you choose? Let me know in your comment at the bottom of this post.
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3. A Custom Monogram Sign
by
Signs By Andrea!
 
$40 value
** Go over to Signs By Andrea — what monogram would you get? Leave the answer on a comment at the bottom of this post and LIKE the Signs By Andrea Facebook page.  
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4.  $20 credit from Shannon Makes Stuff!
 PLUS a 15% discount for ANYONE — just type in GIVEITTOME at checkout to get the credit!!!
** Go over to the Shannon Makes Stuff shop– leave your answer at the Shannon Makes Stuff Blog.
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5. Personalized Monogram Scallop Vinyl from Daisy Dot Designs.
$40 value
** Leave a comment with what color vinyl you would choose on a comment on this post and LIKE the
Daisy Dot Designs FB page
.
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6. TWO CDs from The Pink Stilettos — 
a SUPER talented group of sisters. 
I love their upbeat pop songs!! 
$30 value
** Leave a comment on this post telling me you liked  Pink Stiletto Facebook page.
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 7. A Handmade Business Card Holder from Pink Cake Plate Studios!
$20 value
**Leave a comment on this post that you Pink Cake Place Facebook Page.
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a whimsical and fabulous etsy  shop specializing in one-of-a-kind paper products and gifts!
** Leave a comment on this post with your favorite item from the shop along with the fact that you liked the
Megan Brooke Facebook Page.

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9. TWO Hours of Interior Design Consultation from Designed to the Nines!
NataLee is a talented Interior Designer and past alumni of
HGTV’s Design Star!! 
$170 value
 If you live in Arizona, you can meet with her in person, if not, she can do an online consultation! 
**  Leave a comment with what room you need design help with on this post and let me know that you liked the Designed to the Nines Facebook Page.
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10. A One-of-a-Kind Sterling Handmade Bracelet from Crissy G!
$95 value
Bracelet was made with Swarovski crystals, handmade glass lampwork beads, lucite flowers, sterling silver beads, charm and toggle and other glass beads.
** Check out the Crissy G Shop – what is your favorite item? Leave the answer on this post along with liking the  Crissy G Facebook Page.
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11. $30 to Eye Candy Events!
Party printables and more!!
Plus, Laura has a FREE Fourth of July Subway Art Printable on her blog for you!
**Head over to the Eye Candy Events shop – what is your favorite item? Leave the answer on this post and like the Eye Candy Events Facebook Page.
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12. And last but not least a giveaway from one of my very favorite people in the whole world 
A Custom Bag from Kellie of
Nest of Posies!!
$35 value
You can get your family name, address, blog name or whatever you want on your custom bag!! 
** Head over to the Nest of Posies Shop and pick out the style bag you want. Leave a comment with the answer at this post and like the
Nest of Posies Facebook Page.
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What a fun giveaway!! 
And sorry for the long post. I thought this would be easier for you than me posting 11 different posts and having you leave comments on all of those 🙂
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— And if you want AN EXTRA ENTRY  share this giveaway on Twitter
**use the #TTAJ10K hashtag**

{for example — Be sure to check out the fun $625 giveaway on Tatertots and Jello #TTAJ10K}
or your Facebook page 🙂 

Leave me an extra comment if you have done either of these things so I can give you the extra entry…
And a BIG THANK YOU to the awesome giveaway sponsors!! 
THANK YOU!! 
THANK YOU!!
THANK YOU!!
THANK YOU!!
THANK YOU!! 
Have a Wonderful Day!!! 
xoxo

{{{Happy Easter}}}

24 Apr
{Happy Easter}
{I love this cute idea. I think I am going to take our leftover jelly beans and plant them this week. Come over to C Jane Blog to see what grows!}
I also wanted to let you all know how much I love and 
appreciate you. 
Tatertots and Jello brings so much joy into my life. I love meeting new friends and sharing so many amazing talented people and projects. Thank you for reading and sharing YOUR talent!!
Have a Wonderful Easter Day!!
xoxo

Mothers Day Extravaganza Giveaway — last post of the giveaway — 43 MORE prizes!

7 May
What a day it’s been! 
I have had the best time hosting these giveaways and getting to know you better in the Tatertots Community. 

Thanks so much to the wonderful giveaway sponsors. I will be thanking them more in-depth when I announce the winners on Tuesday too. As I said, these giveaways will stay open until Monday night at midnight. So make sure to hit all of  the blogs/websites that are involved — these ladies are so AMAZING!!!


Kelly at Faithful Provisions

And thanks so much to BlogFrog for being wonderful!!!

 I also wanted to let you know that I have some prizes I am going to give out for people that have been over to the Tatertots and Jello BlogFrog community.  I will randomly pick these following prizes from comments/members that have commented over there. These prizes will be announced Tuesday as well.

  • Say Anything Vinyl Expressions is running a great giveaway for THREE gift certificates right now HERE. They have also said that they will give away 25 “Welcome” vinyl decals to 25 people –you can use on your door or wherever you want! 

  • I have Two Cute BlogFrog shirts I am giving out.

  • Two Plush big BlogFrog Frogs (my daughter loves the one they sent me)

  • TWO $50 gift cards to Alice.com (where you can buy tons of household products and the shipping is free).

  • Ten $60-value BlogFrog Premium Membership Upgrades.

  • $20 Gift Card to HEB Grocery Stores

  • AND a SPECIAL PRIZE if the Tatertots Community reaches 500 members.

Remember, your comments in the community will bring people over to YOUR blogs. It’s a great concept! Plus, it’s a great place to get to know each other and share helpful tips!

 Each comment you leave in all communities will enter you in for the grand prizes which are:
  • All Day Spa Package

  • Three Bouquets to your favorite moms
  • A $250 Alice.com starter package

  • FREE Housecleaning for THREE months

  • $250 Alice.com Shopping Spree!

 XOXO

Thanks so much for sharing this day with me!  

I really feel like this was a once-in-a-lifetime treat!
And the party’s continuing tomorrow!!! 
Do you have your projects ready for the DIY Club Challenge tomorrow? 
Come back and link them up to win more wonderful products and prizes!

Mothers Day Extravaganza Giveaway — last post of the giveaway — 43 MORE prizes!

7 May
What a day it’s been! 
I have had the best time hosting these giveaways and getting to know you better in the Tatertots Community. 

Thanks so much to the wonderful giveaway sponsors. I will be thanking them more in-depth when I announce the winners on Tuesday too. As I said, these giveaways will stay open until Monday night at midnight. So make sure to hit all of  the blogs/websites that are involved — these ladies are so AMAZING!!!


Kelly at Faithful Provisions

And thanks so much to BlogFrog for being wonderful!!!

 I also wanted to let you know that I have some prizes I am going to give out for people that have been over to the Tatertots and Jello BlogFrog community.  I will randomly pick these following prizes from comments/members that have commented over there. These prizes will be announced Tuesday as well.

  • Say Anything Vinyl Expressions is running a great giveaway for THREE gift certificates right now HERE. They have also said that they will give away 25 “Welcome” vinyl decals to 25 people –you can use on your door or wherever you want! 

  • I have Two Cute BlogFrog shirts I am giving out.

  • Two Plush big BlogFrog Frogs (my daughter loves the one they sent me)

  • TWO $50 gift cards to Alice.com (where you can buy tons of household products and the shipping is free).

  • Ten $60-value BlogFrog Premium Membership Upgrades.

  • $20 Gift Card to HEB Grocery Stores

  • AND a SPECIAL PRIZE if the Tatertots Community reaches 500 members.

Remember, your comments in the community will bring people over to YOUR blogs. It’s a great concept! Plus, it’s a great place to get to know each other and share helpful tips!

 Each comment you leave in all communities will enter you in for the grand prizes which are:
  • All Day Spa Package

  • Three Bouquets to your favorite moms
  • A $250 Alice.com starter package

  • FREE Housecleaning for THREE months

  • $250 Alice.com Shopping Spree!

 XOXO

Thanks so much for sharing this day with me!  

I really feel like this was a once-in-a-lifetime treat!
And the party’s continuing tomorrow!!! 
Do you have your projects ready for the DIY Club Challenge tomorrow? 
Come back and link them up to win more wonderful products and prizes!

yay – we made it through the Holidays Giveaway!

5 Jan
I thought it would be fun to have a giveaway to celebrate 2010. And since January is all about being organized and getting things done, what better to give away than a new watch? This is a chunky watch with TWO interchangeable bands.
 
I made a clear and silver one that you can wear with everything.
 
And another beachy one with greens and blues to remind you of warmer weather!
So — how to enter? I’m going to make it super easy!
  • All you need to do is leave a comment on this post telling me one of your goals for this year!  
  • And if you want a second entryblog or twitter about the giveaway, come back and leave me another comment telling me that you did!
Good luck!  
And thanks so much for being such great bloggy friends — I love you guys!!!  
This contest will run through this Friday, January 8th at midnight (MST)!
Have a Super Day!
XOXO

Doing it all

22 May
{photo courtesy of touch of memory}

Things are spinning out of control. Do you feel this way too? Pleeeeease say you do, and I am not the only one feeling like there are not enough hours in the day… With the end of school, there are plays, concerts, performances, awards and of course a million special projects, reports, makeup work and other assignments that we are trying to finish up in the last two weeks of school. Plus, yard work, and gardening to be done — whew!

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I am sorry I haven’t been around as much as I want to. Thank you for being great friends and hanging with me while I flake out. I think you’re awe-summ and deserve some awards!Thank you to my friend Laurel at Ducks in a Row for the award. Laurel is such a sweetheart. She has a darling family, she is very creative AND organized!


And thanks to Pam at Cocomama for the Awe-summm award! Pam also has a cute family, she is also very crafty and a great seamstress – you should see the costumes she is making! Thanks Pam!

So for the Awe-summ award, I am supposed to list 7 things I am awe-summ at. Hmmmmm….

  1. I am a mom to four sweet children. I hope I am awe-summ at that – sometimes I wonder…
  2. I am a wife to a kind, understanding husband.
  3. I like to be creative.
  4. I love to read.
  5. I love spending time with my family – my sisters. mom, in-laws and sister-in-law.
  6. I am trying to get healthier.
  7. I love my blogging friends.

Thanks so much for being great blogging friends. I would like to give these awards to you!

And, I just wanted to share something Awe-summ I found on etsy. I don’t know if I told you, but I have been working on my oldest girl’s room. I haven’t posted about it because it’s not quite done, but it is looking really cute. My oldest daughter, Hayley, is 13 and we wanted to turn her room into something a little more sophisticated and something that will take her through middle school and high school. I found this vinyl wall art on etsy and I think it will be perfect on her wall. I ordered it last night, so I hope it comes next week. I will take a picture of it when we get it up. And post some pictures of the room — before and after!

{obviously it will read Hayley}
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Have a wonderful day!
XOXO

Getting to Know Me and Thanks!

3 May

One of my first blogging friends, Miranda from A Duck in her Pond posted this fun game today. I thought I would play along. And if you don’t know Miranda, you need to go over to her blog. She is a wonderful writer and has all kinds of on-going stories that she writes. Including Twirl with a hunk named Wade, The Gift, Penelope’s Pie Shop and more!!!

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So here’s more than you ever wanted to know about me:

Current obsession:

Asian food. I made a yummy rice noodle soup this week. If I haven’t told you before, when we were in London 9 years ago we found the yummiest restaurant called Wagamama. It’s a noodle place that is fabulous.I have the cookbook and I’m always trying to recreate the experience of being there.

Weirdest obsession:

I love to vacuum. It calms my nerves.

Wearing today- I was wearing my favorite sweater and a skirt and boots.

Favorite comfort food:

I love, love, love mashed potatoes. For my father-in-law’s birthday we went to a BBQ place and their mashed potatoes were so yummy. I also love to make The Pioneer Woman’s Smashed Potatoes.

What would make today special:

We had fluffy Belgian waffles using my new waffle maker that I got to open early for Mother’s Day!


You’d like to learn to:

I got Photoshop for my birthday. I really want to learn that program and learn how to use my fancy camera. I still take all of my pictures on “auto” – lame, I know.

Last thing you bought:

Some face cream. I am addicted to face creams…


Listening to right now:

Food network – I love watching Food Network on Sunday afternoons!

Favorite weather:

Hot, hot, hot. I love living here because during the summer the nights are balmy. It’s so nice to walk at night when it cools off but it’s not cold.

Most challenging goal now:

Just trying to help my kids turn into kind, self-sufficient people.

One who tagged you:

mama-mia-004

The fabulous Duckie from A Duck in her Pond! Love ya Duckie!

Anywhere to live:

I love it where I am. But sometimes I long to live in the eastern US where I lived when I was young.

Want in your hands now:

A copy of Food Network magazine. I need to figure out my meals for this week.

Like to get rid of:

Mean people.


Anywhere for an hour:

Target?? Or a good book store.

Language to learn:

Spanish would be helpful.

Look for in a good friend:

Someone who is genuine and like a good laugh. Doesn’t take themselves too seriously and is fun to be around.

Meet in person:

???

Favorite type of music:

Pop?

Favorite clothing owned:

Jeans and shirts.

Dream job:

Cupcake shop owner or designer.

$100 to spend on:

Probably at Target.

Pet peeve:

Mean people.

Who do you admire:

So many people for different reasons.

Personal style:

Comfortable but cute.

Favorite beauty product:

Lip gloss. I feel naked without it.

I’m passing this fun game on to whoever would like to do it. I love getting to know you. Thanks for being such wonderful blogging friends!

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And finally, Ella knocked my computer to the ground on Thursday night and killed the hard drive, so I had a list of awards that I was going to blog about, but it went kapoof. So if I don’t mention some, I’m so sorry. I truly appreciate them and am really touched that you thought of me!

Kim from The Ungourmet gave me the Friends Award. Thanks so much Kim! If you haven’t been over to her blog, Kim has the most wonderful dishes that she makes. I made her Greek Hamburger Wraps a couple of weeks ago and my family is still raving!

Miranda (Duckie) from A Duck in her Pond gave me the Lemonade Award. You know I love you Duckie. You are an amazing writer and person!

Kelli from Outside My Kitchen Window and Heather from Visions of Sugarplums both gave me the Splash Award. Thanks so much girls! Kelli is a really great mom and is always doing all sorts of great projects for her kids. And Heather is an accountant and crafter – she is so creative!

And Xazmin from This is the Year and {E} from Swoon both gave me the Super Blogger Award. Thanks! Xazmin is a super creative mom – she has a really cool get-together every month called Mod Podge Mania which is tons of fun. And {E} is a really sweet girl who has really fun theme parties and ideas.

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Thank you to all of my blogging friends. I always feel bad when I hand out awards, because I always forget someone that I meant to include and I hate to hurt anyone’s feelings. So I would like to give these awards to all of my invisible blogging friends.

And one more thing, I haven’t been very good about handing out my Say it Forward Award, so I would like to give it out to some of my blogging friends. This is an award that I mean to hand out o spotlight one faithful commenters each week. But since I’ve missed a few weeks, I’m going to hand it out to a few ladies today:

Marie @ A Year From Oak Cottage (Marie is so wise, a fantastic artist and wonderful cook)

Connie @ The Young and the Relentless (Connie is so funny and has a big heart)

Terra @ Emerson Girls (Terra is a wonderful writer and makes me laugh)

Ruby Red Slippers @ Lions Tigers and Boys Oh My! (Such a faithful lady, she has inspired me so much)

Heidi @ Blue Eyed Blessings (Heidi is so creative and a wonderful friend)

Jen @ Harried Mom of 4 (I love that Jen keeps it real and is so genuine)

Vivienne @ The V Spot (Vivienne is hilarious and doesn’t take life too seriously)

Love you guys!!!

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Thank you for stopping by. I know life is busy and there isn’t enough time in the day. So I really appreciate that you come over to say hi. It really makes my day. Thanks for bringing so much positive inspiration and happiness into my life.

Have a wonderful night!

XOXOXO