Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe - SOOOO so good with the lime juice and cilantro
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Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes

Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe

Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe: Doing this one simple step during the process will MAKE this your favorite homemade pico recipe!  Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe My girlfriend Kate came over the other day, and we had cooking on the agenda to create some recipes for the Slightly Homemade Dinners cookbook.  A Catalina Taco Salad (yes, yum... right?) was on the list, and we needed some pico for garnish. I looked at her and said, Does our grocery store even have fresh pico? She followed with, No, but we can totally make our own... really easy. So we rolled with it, and I'm SO thankful that...

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Trunk Club Reviews - September 2017 Try On Video and Photos Fall Fashion Fantabulosity
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Fashion + Beauty

Trunk Club September 2017 – Try On Video and Photos

Trunk Club September 2017 - Try On Video and Photos: Fall pieces with florals, ruffles, a handbag (crossover), mules, booties, and more!  Trunk Club Try On - September 2017 Whew this month was a doozy! I came down with a nasty head cold (from what I hear that's part of my kiddo going off to school for the first time.) So if you watched my unboxing video, you may have wondered what took me so long to get this one up! Well, you'll hear in the video that my voice isn't quite back to normal just yet, but I still wanted to...

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How to blog, beginner, answering questions on how to get started blogging. #blogging #howto
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Blogging

Blogging Q&A #4: How Did you Get Started + Did you Take Writing Courses + Blog Finance Tools

Blogging Q&A #4: How Did you Get Started + Did you Take Writing Courses + Blog Finance Tools. I'm answering a few of YOUR questions in this video!  Blogging Q&A #4 Video Hey you.  Answering your blogging questions fills such a wonderful space in my heart. I truly mean that.  Each time I answer your questions, (See Q&A #1, Q&A #2, and Q&A #3 too!) it takes me back to the time when I first started blogging.  The thoughts of, Am I ever going to learn everything? Am I doing the right thing? What should I blog about next? ...and so many more questions.  But...

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Trunk Club September 2017 Unboxing Video
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Fashion + Beauty

Trunk Club September 2017 – Unboxing Video

Trunk Club September 2017 Unboxing Video: Fall Nordstrom and J. Crew fashion, full of tops, cardigans, pants, shoes, and a handbag! It's full of goodness!  Trunk Club September 2017 Unboxing Video Well it's that time again, and with last month's truck being such a good one... I couldn't WAIT to rip in to the box again for the September unboxing. Fall colors are in full swing, and this box was full of it! After cleaning out my closet for the Facebook LIVE sale of my clothes, there's a major need for some Fall attire. My Favorites in this Shipment: • Navy Cardigan • Mules • Jeans - It...

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Easy Fried Chicken Recipe: This is the best I've had!
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Main Dishes, Recipes

Easy Fried Chicken Recipe

Easy Fried Chicken Recipe: I needed a simple recipe when my husband brought home a whole chicken, and asked me to fry it. This, was the easiest and best! Easy Fried Chicken Recipe It was a normal Saturday morning.  The kids slept in, and I was sitting on the couch catching up on my self work and social media updates, until the they woke up.  I had known that my husband left out early to go work on my parents farm, but didn't expect him back home until the end of the day. Then, in he walks, with a whole chicken hanging...

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Wine bottle crafts: DIY tutorial painted vase
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DIY & Crafts

Wine Bottle Craft: Vase DIY Tutorial

Wine Bottle Craft: Vase DIY Tutorial - Such a fun way to make crafts using wine bottles.  Create a vase for home decor or for party centerpieces. I have a LOT to learn in the creativity department of repurposing, but it's slowly becoming a thing for me.  The idea of taking something that would normally be thrown in the trash, and turning it in to something that can be beautiful for a party tablescape or as home decor... really tickles my fancy. Wine Bottle Craft: Vase DIY Tutorial When my gal pal Kate came over the other day, we started thinking about...

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Easy Meatball Stuffed Peppers - beef meatballs, cheese, rice... it's so quick and easy!
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Main Dishes, Recipes, Review

Easy Meatball Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooked Perfect® Meatballs. All opinions are 100% mine Easy Meatball Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe: Making a weeknight favorite, just got easier. Using frozen, pre-cooked meatballs makes this dish a breeze! Easy Meatball Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe Well it's "back to school" time, and for this momma...it's the first time I've ever had a kiddo heading off to school.  I'm terrified. Nervous. Beginning to wonder how for ages, parents have been able to get their kids out of bed and ready to be at school by a certain time every morning.  But ready...

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Laundry Room Decor Ideas; modern decorations, simple and easy organization
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Cleaning, House + Home, Organization

7 Ways to Trick Yourself in to Getting Things Done

7 Ways to Trick Yourself in to Getting Things Done: Sometimes when we dread doing chores, or some of the "musts" in life, a little self trickery helps! 7 Ways to Trick Yourself in to Getting Things Done 1. Waiting on the Coffee Making coffee. It's the first thing I do every morning.  But waiting while it brews, KILLS me. (Doesn't it seem like it takes forever to brew some mornings?)  I used to walk around like a zombie, killing time while it brewed, looking for any crumb left over from the night before, so I could shove in to my mouth...

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Breakfast Nook - Modern Farmhouse Craftsman Home
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Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home

Home Tour Part 19 – Breakfast Nook

Craftsman Home Tour Part 19 - Breakfast Nook: It's possibly the most used room of our home, and where we gather for meals no matter what time of day. I'll be honest. I can't even believe we've lived in this house for almost 4 years now. We usually have a track record of moving once a year or so, but for some reason we've grounded ourself in this home longer than usual. If this is your first time here, visiting a part of our home tour, you can see the other rooms HERE. Home Tour Part 19 - Breakfast Nook But can I be...

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This guacamole is ALWAYS requested at my parties
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Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes

The BEST Guacamole Recipe: Quick & Easy

The BEST Guacamole Recipe: This quick & easy guacamole recipe will WOW your tastebuds & possibly be a new favorite for a snack or even a healthy side dish for a party! I am confident that this is the BEST Guacamole recipe you'll make. At least in my house it's the best... (and with over 100,000 pins on Pinterest, I'd say it's a favorite of others too!) The BEST Homemade Guacamole I can't tell you how in the world I came up with this recipe, but somehow it "worked."  My husband and I love to experiment in the kitchen on Sunday's with new...

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Fantabulosity Studio where we will film cooking and recipe videos, and some of our Creating Your Happy segments.
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Home Tour, House + Home, Review

Fantabulosity Studio Renovation + “Before” Look

This post was sponsored by KILZ® Paint & Primer as part of an Ambassador program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Fantabulosity Kitchen Studio Renovation "Before" Look: It's a peek at JUST the beginning of our new white, farmhouse style kitchen as our new "home" for our cooking videos! Fantabulosity Studio Renovation + "Before" Look It's finally happening.  It all started with a friend coming over saying, Jessica, I don't understand why you wouldn't utilize this unfinished space for your blog, and turn it in to a kitchen studio for your quick and easy recipes,...

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Summer Side Salad fantabulosity.com
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Main Dishes, Recipes

Summer Dinner Ideas

Summer Dinner Ideas: Recipes for those summer nights where you come in late, and need something quick and easy to feed your family. Summer is my favorite season. The warm days where I can take my little boys outside to run wild, play in the creek and load up in the farm truck to come home when it gets dark.  But with two little boys, something I usually hear is, What's for dinner mom? Now, don't get me wrong... I love a good "take-out" option on summer nights.  But I'm trying so hard to push past that temptation most nights, so my kids...

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