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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