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,...
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...
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...
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...
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.
I started by going to CraftCuts.com. I've been ordering letters...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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.