Bread Basket Hostess Gift Idea: DIY and FREE Printable!! fantabulosity
Birthday, Christmas, DIY & Crafts, Gift Ideas, Holiday

Hostess Bread Basket Gift Idea

A Hostess Bread Basket Gift Idea is incredibly thoughtful, and something that the hostess can put out that evening to let guests enjoy, or even at a later date!Hostess Bread Basket Gift Idea If you've dug in to the blog much at all, you may have seen the Sunshine Gift Basket, New Baby Gift Basket and the Relaxation Gift Basket that I created for a few people in my life. I absolutely adore building gift baskets, and thinking a little outside of the box when creating them.When we made the White Chocolate Spiced Pecans, and the Homemade Blackberry Butter the...

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Christmas Decorating for a small space. Apartment, condo, airbnb, small house, or vacation rental.
Christmas, Decorating, Holiday, House + Home, Review

Christmas Decorating for Small Spaces: Christmas at the Airbnb

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsHoliday #CollectiveBiasChristmas Decorating for Small Spaces: Christmas at the Airbnb. Guests are coming for the holiday's, and here's a simple and easy way to add a little Christmas cheer & decorating for a small space.Happy Holiday's from all of us here in Fantabulosity world! I couldn't be more excited to show you how we decorated for Christmas, at the Airbnb that I just revealed to you the other day!Christmas Decorating for Small Spaces Every year, we host a Santa Party, where we invite all of...

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Peppermint Mocha Crunch Cake Recipe, fantabulosity.com
Christmas, Desserts, Food + Drink, Holiday, Review

Peppermint Mocha Crunch Cake

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelightfulMoments #CollectiveBiasPeppermint Mocha Crunch Cake: Chocolate cake, LOADED with delectable frosting and crunchy peppermint candies, that's perfect for beginners in the kitchen.It's time to finally admit, my heart has been set on dreaming of a white Christmas, for some time now. It seems as if stores are starting earlier, the songs on my radio stations are sneaking it in, and my Pinterest feed is slowly overflowing with holiday cheer!So it doesn't help that when I get together with my coffee-loving girlfriends, we start chatting about all...

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A Dip Bar! Such a fun way to style snacks for a party.
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Fourth of July, Holiday, Review

Dip Dip Hooray!!! How to Style a Dip Bar

This post brought to you by Chobani. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. "Dip Dip Hooray!" Dip Bar: A creative and fun way to serve bite-size snacks and dips at any party.  Labor Day is RIGHT around the corner, and I've styled a quick and easy way to serve dips and bite-size snacks for the holiday!As a hostess, I'm always looking for simple ways to serve food to our guests, and setting up a decorated-designated "spot," for the event, is something that guests LOVE! It's inviting, and if your guests are like ours... they tend to crowd...

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Best Sugar Cookies for Decorating AND eating!
Christmas, Desserts, Food + Drink, Holiday

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Cut Out Cookies for Decorating

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Cut Out Cookies for Decorating: By far my favorite recipe to use when making cutout sugar cookies, AND they hold their shape!We all remember my sugar cookie decorating obsession last year, right!? Well since then, you've asked for the recipe that I use to make my sugar cookies, and I'm super excited to share it with you!They TASTE ah-mazing, and hold their shape after baking. The best of both worlds, really! Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Cut Out Cookies for DecoratingBest Sugar Cookie Recipe: I use my Kitchenaid mixer to make these bad boys in... even though you...

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Father's Day paint project for kids
DIY & Crafts, Father's Day, Gift Ideas, Holiday

Finger Paint Art: “I Love You Daddy”

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. For Father’s Day this year, I knew I wanted my kiddos to craft up something special for their daddy, so off to Pinterest I went.  I saw the cutest finger paint idea from Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, using sticker letters!  So when my girlfriend texted me saying that we should get the kiddos together for a play date that day… I knew it was the perfect time to try this finger paint craft out!Thank goodness my friend has...

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A Camping Sleepover Birthday Party! How fun is this! It's all so cute!!! Camping Sleepover Birthday Party Ideas! Pottery Barn Kids, fake fire, tents, sleeping bags, fire birthday cake, kaleidoscope, birthday banner.
Birthday, Entertaining, Holiday, Kids

Camping Birthday Party Ideas for Indoors

Camping Birthday Party Ideas for Indoors: Grab a few tents, and celebrate the outdoors, indoors with a "camp-in," sleepover party and activities for kids!I am THRILLED to share with you, one of my latest party themes...a Camping Birthday Party for indoors, inspired by Pottery Barn Kids!It's one of my favorite party themes for a slumber party for boys or girls! But don't forget these slumber party ideas if you're nailing down the perfect one for your kiddo!Camping Birthday Party Ideas This camping party theme is ideal for any age boy or girl! You can really turn it into a sleepover,...

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An Easter Basket for All Party Planning Enthusiasts
Easter, Holiday, Printables

An Easter Basket for All Party Planning Enthusiasts

Hello all you beautiful people! It has been a while since I have talked with y’all! I have missed y’all and Jessica so much. I live over at Southern Couture and would love to have you over.It brings me great joy to bring this super fun Easter basket idea for all the party lovers and hostesses out there. (Plus it even comes with a free printable gift tag! Stay tuned.)An Easter Basket for All Party Planning Enthusiasts One thing Jessica loves to do is host parties for her friends and family. She has shared some gorgeous party plans before that...

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Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating for Beginners fantabulosity.com
Holiday, Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day: Heart Cookie Decorating & Pinterest Fail

Valentine's Day Heart Cookie Decorating for Beginners: Some of the perfect cookies to start out with, when you're first learning and practicing how to decorate with royal icing.  You've all followed along on my cookie decorating journey, from my first attempt. You've been so encouraging, and (ahem) enabling my cookie decorating purchase obsession. ;)It's possible that I'm going backwards, in my cookie decorating skillzzz. I'm not going to lie. I watched SweetAmbs on Facebook lately, and when she posted her Valentine's Day Heart Cookies, I thought,Oh I can SO do that.I even had people share the video to my blog...

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CLASSROOM VALENTINES WITH FREE PRINTABLE! "You are my Sunshine Valentine" Heart Sunglasses, Valentines for Classroom or classmates for preschool; non-candy, healthy idea https://fantabulosity.com
DIY & Crafts, Holiday, Valentine's Day

“You Are my Sunshine, Valentine” Classroom Valentines

"You are my Sunshine Valentine," Classroom Valentines Idea - Kids get SO much candy at Valentine's Day parties, and these Sunglasses Valentines are the perfect way to avoid adding to the "sweets! There's something about Valentine's Day, that makes me all "giddy," inside. Perhaps it's because I'm surrounded by boys all year long, and when Valentine's Day rolls around, I'm suddenly able to go crazy with pink & red, and NO ONE can say anything about it. ;)"You Are My Sunshine Valentine," Classroom Valentines If you're like myself, I'm always trying to think of a way to create non-candy related items for my...

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Target Does it Again - Valentine's Day Edition http://fantabuosity.com
Valentine's Day

Target Does It Again: Valentine’s Day Edition

You know what I love? Shopping at Target. You know what else I love? Sharing my finds with you all. A while back, I created a post on my recent Target finds, and I couldn't believe how much you all loved and appreciated that little shopping trip overview. But when I think about it, I'd love to see what you all picked up at Target too, so I totally get it. ;)Justifying Target A couple of days ago, my husband had a meeting about an hour away from home, near a Target. I suckered him in to letting me tag along....

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10 Easy Valentines Day Treats and Snacks Recipe Ideas
Holiday, Valentine's Day

10 Easy Valentines Treats & Snack Ideas for Kids

Are you "Treat Mom," this year at your kiddos school?" I am. So I'm TOTALLY on the "Valentines Treats Idea," wagon, this year. If you follow me on Facebook and Instagram, I'm sure you saw the haul that I made at Dollar Tree the other day. 90% of what you see in those bags, are Valentine's Day goodies. I have candy. I have pink & red. I have heart-shaped everything.  I'm ready to rock n roll this Valentine's Day "thang."But there's ONE thing I'm lacking. It's recipes for Valentines Treats and Snacks. So the beautiful thing about being a blogger,...

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Ahh! Such an adorable theme! Vintage Christmas Party Ideas: Truck with Christmas Tree, cupcakes, red green and white, hot chocolate bar
Adult Themes, Christmas, Entertaining, Holiday, Kids

Vintage Christmas Party

Oh how fun this Vintage Christmas party would have been. Yes... I said, "Would have been." :(One of my kiddos came down with a fever a couple of days before our annual Santa Night Party this year. Unfortunately, his little body can't handle fevers like some others can. He's one of the not-so-lucky ones that suffer from febrile seizures. The morning before our party date, he once again had a seizure, and once the craziness calmed down... I immediately sent out notifications to our friends, letting them know that we had to cancel the party for this year, so we...

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Martini Bar Ideas fantabulosity.com Red apple martini and White Chocolate Peppermint Martini
Adult Themes, Christmas, Entertaining, Girls Night, Holiday

Favorite Things Party: A Holiday Party Full of Fun!

How to host a favorite things party! This holiday party (or any time of year party really) is so fun, and easy to host. Everyone goes home with something new! There's just something about all of your gal pals getting together for one night, to sip on cocktails, eat fancy foods, and chatting all night long. Throw in a gift exchange of your favorite items... ...it's hard to beat.Favorite Things Party: Winter Edition If you saw my Favorite Things party last year, then you may already have a good idea of how it works. (At least how we do it at my...

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How to clean a chalkboard: my Christmas chalkboard art
Christmas, Decorating, DIY & Crafts, Holiday, House + Home

Christmas Chalkboard Art

Having a chalkboard in your home is FABULOUS way to incorporate each holiday and season that comes around. From the minute we moved in to our house, I knew I wanted a large chalkboard in our foyer. Visions of little rabbits for Easter, hearts for Valentine's Day, and snowflakes for winter, were all in my head, and I couldn't wait to get "drawing." This year, my friend Kate came over, and while helping me prepare for my Favorite Things party, I looked at her and ever so gently asked, got down on my knees and BEGGED, her to create something beautiful...

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Red Box Movie Night Gift Idea fantabulosity.com
Christmas, DIY & Crafts, Gift Ideas, Holiday

Silent Night… Movie Night…

This post was sponsored by Redbox as part of a program with Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. If you're like me, you're all about last minute, simple gifts. I'm the worst procrastinator about some things, and that includes gift-buying. I LOVE giving gifts. Like, my heart goes CRAZY pitter-pat, when I give someone something. I love seeing their face light up, of surprise, or thankfulness. But there's just some reason that I REALLY drag out buying a gift. So, I usually find myself scrambling at the last minute to come up with something. To ease the stress...

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Red Apple Martini for Favorite Things Party
Christmas, Drinks, Entertaining, Food + Drink, Holiday

Red Apple Martini Cocktail: For the Non-Bartender

This post was sponsored by Libbey as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review, using martini glasses to make my red apple martini! I will say, there's definitely an advantage to planning a party. Especially a party that I have to experiment with signature drink recipes...My Favorite Things party, will be a "plaid," theme... laying a little heavy on the red. So I knew I wanted at least ONE red drink on my table, so a Red Apple Martini soon became the "one." When I'm hosting, I ALWAYS want to create a wow...

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Milk and Cookies Party Play Date Ideas. Snowman Nutter Butter Truffle
Christmas, Entertaining, Holiday, Kids

Milk and Cookies Party: Play Date

This milk and cookies play date has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, pinky promise! #GiftDeliciously #CollectiveBias I've been antsy, wanting to style and host a milk and cookies party, and I found the perfect opportunity to make it happen. Usually around once a month, a group of us will bring the kiddos together for a play date, and I wanted to put a little spin on the most recent, for a little holiday soiree.Milk and Cookies Party: Play Date I'm a kid at heart when it comes to milk and cookies. If you come...

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Fantabulosity's Holiday Gift Guide
Christmas, Gift Ideas, Holiday

Fantabulosity’s Holiday Gift Guide

You know that urge you get to buy yourself something, when you're shopping for others? No? {Facepalm} Maybe it's just me then? I can't help it though! I'm totally drawn to pretty things, and think,I have to have that!But if I seriously buy myself one more thing this year, {trying to justify that it's just an advance Christmas gift from my husband}, my husband may put me on lockdown. :)So while I was shopping for some gal pals of mine the other day, anytime that I would see something that I thought I had to have, or wished that someone...

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Christmas, Food + Drink, Holiday

20 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes – Best of the Best

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes: Best of the best, cookies for the cookiest time of year! Perfect to serve Santa or to take to that holiday gathering!What is it about Christmas, that makes me think that I can, and NEED to make every stinking Christmas cookie out there? But instead of spending a million hours in the kitchen doing that, I think I'll just stare at these 20 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes... AND share them with you. Less calories that way too. ;) These are from some of my favorite food bloggers out there, and they're totally doable. The recipes below are for...

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This is SO cute! And easy... teacher gift, mailman, co-worker. Hot Chocolate DIY Gift Idea
DIY & Crafts, Gift Ideas, Holiday

DIY “Hot Chocolate” Gift

This post was sponsored by Regions Bank. All opinions are my own. I can't thank Regions Bank enough for sponsoring my little DIY Hot Chocolate Gift Idea that I'm sharing with you today, through Mom It Forward! #RegionsGreetings Every year, I seem to over-do it financially, when it comes to gift giving. Why?  Why in the world do we do that to ourselves?  This year, I've really thought about how I can still be the "gift-giver," that I want to be, without breaking the bank. DIY gift ideas are ALL OVER Pinterest.  I thought, "Why can't I spend pennies, making something that would...

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