Create this easy DIY floral terrarium using only a few supplies. This tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful terrarium for your home!
Decorating, DIY & Crafts

Easy DIY Floral Terrarium

Create this easy DIY floral terrarium using only a few supplies. This tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful terrarium for your home! Hey there Fantabulosity readers! I’m Christene and I blog over at Keys to Inspiration. My blog is all about helping you discover creative, simple, and affordable ways to design a home you love! One of my passions is creating home decor and teaching others how to create too. Even if you don’t think you’re a crafty person, I can show you how easy it is to create beautiful things for your home on a...

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Instant Pot Review - How to Use an Instant Pot
House + Home, Recipes, Review

Instant Pot® Review: How to Use an Instant Pot®

Instant Pot® Review: How to Use an Instant Pot® - With so many recommending the Instant Pot® pressure cooker, I knew it was something I had to try for myself when it wasn't seeming like just a fad anymore. I'm so glad that I did. I unboxed it, and made chicken breasts, all in a few minutes.  Instant Pot® Review So I'm not going to lie. I've heard about the Instant Pot® for a long time, I seriously thought it would be old news in about a couple of months. But then, I started seeing more and more recipes pop up...

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Texting a girlfriend for an afternoon pick me up in a slump
Lifestyle, Printables, Review, Self Improvement

Tips to Avoid the Afternoon Slump + Gratitude Worksheet

This post has been sponsored by Coffee-mate® Creamer. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Tips to Avoid the Afternoon Slump: Whether you're at home with the kids, or in the office and need an afternoon pick-me-up, here are a few tips to help you overcome that dreaded slump and a free gratitude worksheet download! Growing up, I always heard my mom and dad talk about "the slump" that they'd feel right in the middle of their afternoon. Then it wasn't long after I reached my early 30's, that I knew EXACTLY what they were talking about. I get sleepy, unmotivated,...

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Running errands and saving time
Lifestyle, Organization, Review

Busy Mom Sanity! From Running Errands to Managing Your Finances

A big “thank you” to Regions Bank for sponsoring this post. Running errands, cashing checks, paying bills….and the list goes on. Yuck, right? There are SO many other things that I'd rather be doing, but when you're a busy mom like me with an ever-growing list of "don't forget to pick-ups", (or maybe the one who does most of the errands in your house), daily chores are just not at the top of my list of favorite activities. Anything I can do to get organized and make life easier is important to me, which is why I’m excited to be...

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Hang trash bags in a central location
Cleaning, House + Home, Review

Spring Cleaning Like a Boss – Get Started on the Right Foot!

This post has been sponsored by Clorox. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Spring Cleaning Like a Boss - Get Started on the Right Foot! Tips to motivate, follow through and handle spring cleaning like a champ!  Spring cleaning is possibly my favorite time of year. The idea of starting fresh in my home by purging the old and bringing in the new, combined with the warm breezes, lights me up! Spring Cleaning Like a Boss Today, I'm sharing with you my tried and true motivation, tricks, and favorite Clorox cleaners that I picked up at Walmart, that help me get started...

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How do you use a ninja coffee maker
House + Home

How to Use the Ninja Coffee Bar

How to Use the Ninja Coffee Bar - Tutorial and instructions on how to use the CF091 coffee maker! It's easy to use, and now you can make your own latte's at home! How to Use the Ninja Coffee Bar So the other day on my Facebook page, I shared with you how much I love my Ninja Coffee Bar!  A lot of you said you have been eyeing it for a while, but were either intimidated by it, or wasn't sure if you wanted to take the plunge and switch to one or not. Then, someone asked if I'd make a...

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Gather DIY sign for Breakfast Nook - Modern Farmhouse Craftsman Home
Decorating, DIY & Crafts, House + Home

DIY Farmhouse Decor – “Gather” Sign Tutorial

DIY Farmhouse Decor - "Gather" Sign Tutorial: An easy way to make a farmhouse sign for your house, not matter what you want to spell! No professional craft experience needed! DIY Farmhouse Decor - "Gather" Sign Tutorial I've been seeing farmhouse signs all over, and I had the perfect spot for one.  BUT... either I couldn't find one that fit the space I needed, or I didn't want to spend boo-koo's of money on one. So I took matters in to my own hands, and headed to Menards, and ordered letters online. Custom Letters I started by going to CraftCuts.com. I've been ordering letters...

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Fantabulosity Studio
House + Home, Review

Studio Update – It’s Painted!

This post was sponsored by KILZ® Complete Coat™ Paint as part of an Ambassador program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It's time for another studio update! Friends, it is PAINTED! The whole studio isn't completely finished, but the most important part is... the bright white walls! Oh my goodness, I couldn't be any more excited about this, than I am right now.  Here's a peek behind the scenes of what has been going on around here lately... Drywall's Never Looked So Good... If you've been on our home tour, then you know all of the walls in...

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Laundry Room Decor Ideas; modern decorations, simple and easy organization
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
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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Fantabulosity Studio where we will film cooking and recipe videos, and some of our Creating Your Happy segments.
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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House + Home, Review

Avoid the Lunch Time Blues

This post has been sponsored by Mott's®, NABISCO, and Ziploc® brand.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Avoid the Lunch Time Blues: Moms of school aged kids, let's keep things simple but fun for the kids by using handy containers and delicious snacks for lunch! Hey you mom of a school age kiddo! I totally get it.  We start the school year thinking that we're going to have it all together and become the most amazing mom ever, by sending a lunch to school that makes all of the other kids envious. But mom, making lunch for your kids doesn’t have...

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DIY Anchor Pillow with a stencil
Decorating, DIY & Crafts, House + Home

DIY Stenciled Anchor Pillow Cover for Guest Room

As part of the Martha Stewart “Make it Martha” program, I received complimentary products to make this DIY craft. Thank you Martha! DIY Stenciled Anchor Pillow Cover for Guest Room using Martha Stewart Crafts® paint and stencil. This easy tutorial and craft made decorating a breeze! DIY Stenciled Anchor Pillow Cover Tutorial If you've been on my home tour, then you may have kicked your shoes off and stayed a while in part 14, the Guest Room. Well in that room, the adorable new chair that I purchased specifically for this space looked incredibly lonely sitting there without a pop of color. So...

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Back patio with white cushions, yellow pillows! Craftsman style home
Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home

Home Tour Part 18 — Craftsman Home Patio Reveal

Home Tour Part 18 — Craftsman Home Patio Reveal: It's an outdoor oasis surrounded by white patio curtains, with a white cushion sectional from our craftsman style home here in Missouri. Craftsman Home Patio Reveal I featured our "old" patio in our home tour a couple of years ago here, and it has been a YEAR from the moment I started thinking about a new patio look, and I'm happy to say that I finally have it how I've wanted it. There have been incredible hurdles through this process, and the crazy part is... there's really not much to it. I mean,...

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Summer On-the-Go Bag Essentials: Items that I keep in a bag by the door for spur of the moment summer outings!
House + Home, Organization, Review

Summer Bag Essentials

This is a compensated endorsement written by me on behalf of Coppertone®. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer Bag Essentials To help streamline things in my daily life as a momma of two little boys, I designate a bag for summer which I leave in the mudroom area of my home, and keep it filled with items that I may need while out and about. Summer Bag Essentials: Coppertone Kids - While at Target the other day, (shocker that I was at Target, I know) we headed down the sun care isle and my boys saw and had to have, the...

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Quick workout at home ideas - the booty shaper
House + Home, Lifestyle, Organization, Self Improvement

Morning Routine for a Mentally + Physically Productive Day

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Special K. All opinions are 100% mine. Morning Routine for a Mentally + Physically Productive Day. A few steps that I try to do each morning before the kids wake up for a great start to the day. Morning Routine for a Mentally + Physically Productive Day Do you ever have those mornings where it's a mad rush from the get-go? Going through the day, feeling like you've forgotten something, overwhelmed with a to-do list, and running low on energy? I can TOTALLY relate, and after years of frustration, I realized...

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Mobile Office Day Bag Organization for blogger, mom running errands, handbag workbag!
House + Home, Organization

Mobile Office Day Bag Organization & Must Haves

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Special K. All opinions are 100% mine. Mobile Office Day Bag Organization & Must Haves. When out and about running errands, heading to appointments, or for an office-on-the-go, my day bag is ready! Mobile Office Day Bag Organization & Must Haves After taking the role of "work at home mom" for the last 5 years or so, I've nailed my day bag organization down to a science and I can't WAIT to show you how I keep my sanity when I'm out and about. Whether it's my mobile office, a day as a mom...

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How to safeguard your car for on-the-go
House + Home, Review

How to Safeguard your Car for On-the-Go Families

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Wet Ones® Hand Wipes. The opinions and text are all mine. How to Safeguard your Car for On-the-Go Families: Easy ways to prepare your car for accidental messes, and kiddo clutter, when you're always on the GO! Hey mommas! Team #BoyMom here today, with a post to help you safeguard your car (second home for some of us moms) when you're always on the GO! When the temperature warms up around here, you cannot keep us inside.  We've been cooped up all winter and we are so ready to roll. Whether...

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Blogging questions: for a beginner and those who have been blogging a while.
Organization, Parties

A List of my Favorite Websites for Party Supplies

 List of my Favorite Party Supplies Websites: A list websites that are always a "go-to," any time that I'm planning a party, or styling a party for a brand. I'm a "routine," lovin' gal. So when it comes to shopping for party supplies for either my own parties, or when styling parties for a brand, I have my "go-to," online party supplies stores that I frequent.  I'm never disappointed, and ALWAYS find something at these, that I love. Favorite Party Supplies Websites 1. Shop Sweet Lulu Weather it's balloons, favor bags, or cute food containers, I'm a sucker for Shop Sweet Lulu products.  When...

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Stationary Station Organization
House + Home, Organization

Stationery Station Organization: Say that Five Times…

Stationery Station Organization: Say that Five Times... A simple way to organize cards, notepads, and writing tools, for easy access. Stationery Station Organization I literally had to say that out loud 5 times, really fast, to see if I could do it.  Hey you! You may be here for the first time as part of the blog hop that's happening today with some of the BEST bloggers that I know.  Not only are they incredibly creative, but they know how to create a workspace that can make you drool!  I'm honored to be a part of something so fun and inspiring! So thank...

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4 Sneaky Places Urine Smell Hides in your Bathroom--4 Sneaky Places Urine Smell Hides in your Bathroom
Cleaning, House + Home, Review

4 Sneaky Places Urine Smell Hides in your Bathroom

This post brought to you by The Clorox Company. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity.  4 Sneaky Places Urine Smell Hides in your Bathroom: The areas that can get overlooked in the bathroom that traps that pesky smell, and how to get rid of it! I have two little boys home.  So I, along with many others in this world I'm sure, am VERY familiar with the urine smell in the bathroom.  Before kiddos, I never really knew what moms meant when they said, things like, "The bathroom just always smells! Just wait Jessica... just wait." I'd...

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