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, Parenting, 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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Home Finance: Routines + Tools for the Bookkeeper at Home
House + Home, Organization

Home Finance: Routines + Tools for the Bookkeeper at Home

Home Finance: Routines + Tools for the Bookkeeper at Home. Easy tactics and streamline procedures to reduce the dreaded taboo topic!First Finance Tip: Prayer — Ha! Only kidding. Sort of. You guys, when you own your own business, I swear some people think that you're swimming in gold coins like the cartoon Duck Tales. Please tell me this was someone's favorite childhood cartoon too!?Alright, but for real... money has been a stressful situation here in our household before, and no matter what you do for a living, whether you work for someone or own your own business... know you're not...

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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, Parenting, 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, Organization, Real Life, Review, 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!
Blogging, House + Home, Organization, Real Life

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
Cleaning, 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.
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Kids, Organization

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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So fun, the kids can use snacks like Goldfish Crackers as daubers! Football game for kids: Football Bingo free printables! (6 different sheets to use!)
Parenting, Printables, Real Life

Football Bingo for Kids – Free Printable

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGoldfish #CollectiveBiasFootball Bingo for Kids - Free Printable for parties, watching the big game, or football loving kiddos! Print and keep them entertained, using snacks as the daubers.Oh my goodness. I had so much fun designing this Football Bingo for kids! When trying to think of something to keep the kiddos entertained while others watch the BIG GAME that's coming up, BINGO came to mind immediately. A fun and easy game kiddos always seem to love!I wanted to make them feel included...

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Last Minute Party Checklist
Entertaining, Organization, Printables, Review

Last Minute Party Checklist – Free Download

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MegaGame #CollectiveBiasLast Minute Party Checklist - Free Download: For those moments where a party is held at your house with little or no notice!More times than I'd like to admit... I've found myself running around ragged, trying to make the house look presentable when we've decided to have people over at the last minute.It may be a sporting event on tv, or just a random evening when we have the social bug and decide to cook and invite people over. There have...

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What I use to stay organized. Tips and tricks
Featured, Organization, Printables, Self Improvement

7 Organization Ideas & Tips: What I Use to Stay Organized

7 Organization Ideas and Tips: What I Use to Stay Organized and implement in to my personal and business life to manage stress, finances, and overall sanity!7 Organization Ideas & Tips I am totally guilty of using the new year, as an excuse to start fresh. Perhaps it's the OCD tendencies that I have in some areas of life, but I'm a sucker for it.Usually about a week before the new year, I start gathering all of my printables, folders, binders, (cute pens too) and start planning my organization strategies come January 1st.Although there are multiple programs, and resources that I...

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Month in Advance, at a Glance! Free printable to keep track of what's ahead next month. LOVE this.
Organization, Printables

Month in Advance, at a Glance — Free Printable

Month in Advance, at a glance — Free Printable: An organized way to see what's in store for you next month, so nothing will sneak up on you!I'm not sure why, but for some reason, when a new month arrives, I feel like someone slapped me upside the head with a "surprise" of activities, events, and bills that are due. I know they're coming, but it always seems like it's so far off, because it's "next month."I've found a way to help keep my sanity, and I couldn't WAIT to share how with you. So if you've found yourself with...

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This is PERFECT for a small space! DIY Coffee Bar Ideas for the Kitchen!
Decorating, House + Home, Review

DIY Coffee Bar Ideas for the Kitchen & Entertaining

This post was created in partnership with Ninja Coffee Bar® System. I received complimentary products and compensation to facilitate my review, but all opinions within are my own.DIY Coffee Bar Ideas for the Kitchen: An easy set-up for a small coffee station in the kitchen, dining room, or any small space in your home. Keeping it simple, and cute!I'm slightly crushing on DIY coffee bar ideas all over Pinterest. Ok, ok, a LOT crushing on them. Ever since we moved in to our home a couple of years ago (have I mentioned that we are listing this one soon?? I...

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Fantabulosity; A Lifestyle Blog that doesn't make you feel bad about yourself.
Organization, Self Improvement

6 Ways to Make Your Desk Work More Productive

This post brought to you by LastPass. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. 6 Ways to Make Your Desk Work More Productive: A quick list of tricks to try when you need more focus and productivity in your work space.6 Ways to Make Your Desk Work More Productive There are times, no matter where I'm at in my home working, that I consider it "desk work." This time is set aside for those moments when I have to meet a deadline online, or even to just catch up on emails. If I don't prepare myself, my...

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Mexico Packing List free printable! Perfect for cancun, riviera maya, outifts planning, and what to bring! fantabulosity.com
Printables, Travel

Packing List for Mexico: Free Printable

Packing list for Mexico: Perfect for cancun and riviera maya vacations: outfits planning, and what all to bring! Mexico is my happy place. It's a vacation destination that is my first choice, and a place that I dream of being on not-so-good days. Over the last few years, I'd say I've visited Mexico for an all-inclusive vacation about 10 times. It really NEVER gets old, and I'm never wanting to leave.What to pack for Mexico? I've visited so often, that I tend to have readers ask me for advice when it comes to a Mexico vacation. So being able to help any way...

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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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Very modern. Love the clean and crisp lines and look of this! airbnb farmington missouri near st louis and wineries fantabulosity
Decorating, House + Home, Real Life, Travel

Airbnb Farmington – Vacation Rental Reveal

Airbnb Reveal - Farmington Missouri Vacation Rental: Modern decor, and crisp, clean lines! Airbnb in Farmington Missouri near St. Louis and wineries.UPDATE: We no longer own this rental, but I believe it's still available on Airbnb to book!I've been patiently waiting for the day to arrive that I could give you the tour around our first Airbnb rental home in Farmington Missouri!Since being in the construction and rental business for well over 10 years now, my husband knew the moment that Airbnb launched, that he wanted some of his own one day. So now a few years later, our...

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