Cleaning the garage, and tricking yourself to get more done!
Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home, Review

Home Tour Part 17 – The Garage

This post brought to you by Chamberlain. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. After moving in to our home three years ago, the garage is finally in a place that I'm excited enough to share as part of our home tour!  The garage can tend to be a "drop zone," for just about anything in our life, which can result in a DISASTER when it comes to organization and leaving room to park our cars.  But when we my husband became motivated to get our garage under control, there was no stopping him, and the garage finally...

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Temporary Housing Ideas
House + Home, Review

Temporary Housing Ideas: Tips and Tricks to Survive the “In-Between” of House Moves

This post brought to you by CORT. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. Temporary Housing Ideas: Tips and tricks to survive the downtime between selling your old home, and moving in to your new home, or those short-term living situations. There's something no one tells you about, during all of the excitement of selling your current home, and anticipating the move in to your new home.• What about that downtime between the closing date of your current home, and the day that you're finally allowed to move in to your home that you just bought? • Or are you...

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Bagel Bar Cart! So cute for an outdoor, back yard, brunch or breakfast.
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, House + Home

Bagel Bar Cart: For Brunch Houseguests

Bagel Bar Cart: An adorable way to serve breakfast for house guests, or for a brunch/breakfast party. So easy too!You know how every Saturday morning around the Burgess household usually involves houseguests, casual business meetings, and BIG breakfast shindigs?? Well recently for an extremely busy weekend here, I thought creating a bagel bar cart would be scrumptious, super easy, and pretty darn cute.Bagel Bar Cart For Brunch Houseguests When it comes to food bars, I like setting up a variety of flavors and different options guests can choose from.With something like bagels, the variety can consist of savory and sweet...

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Lemonade stand sign ideas
DIY & Crafts, House + Home

Lemonade Stand Ideas

Lemonade Stand Ideas: What kid wouldn't LOVE to have this to sell lemonade? With this easy tutorial, your kids can have a lemonade stand to use and reuse for years to come! DIY Lemonade Stand Ideas I'm a bit excited to show you this.  It's been on my "to-do," list for over a year, and crafting the lemonade stand for the kids, FINALLY happened.  I first found a lemonade stand tutorial on Pinterest, and knew I wanted to make it for my kiddos.  I immediately bought the supplies, but then they sat in my basement for.ever.It wasn't until my friend came...

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Chic Office - Coral and Mint, for the Girl Boss
Blogging, Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home

Part 16 Home Tour: Office Makeover Reveal

It's almost as if there's a feeling of "Now what?" as I reveal my home office makeover.  Why?  Because I've been teasing promising you for so long, that I'd have it done soon, and it seemed as if I kept finding ONE more thing that would just look PERFECT for the office, so I needed to wait one more week before the photo shoot.I'm happy to say, I finally found that "ahhhh," moment, and decided it was time to reveal.  (You know, the day after my new white Keurig came in the mail.  I had to wait for that...

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Entertaining, Organization, Review

Party Day Survival Kit

Party Day Survival Kit: Having all of the necessities in one place on party day, can save a TON of time!  Planning a wedding?  Keep all of the wedding decorating/bride essentials in one place! too!Let me fill you in on a little secret.  I LOVE the idea of having a "party day survival kit," handy, to shave minutes (if not hours) off of my prep-time, on party day. Whether it's in my back yard, kitchen, or across town... it will always be by my side!Typical party-day scenario: Decorating outside for a back yard party.  I realize that I need tape...

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Laundry Room Simple Decorating Ideas
Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home, Organization, Review

Laundry Room | Simple Decorating Ideas

This post was sponsored by NEW! Tide purclean as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Laundry Room Simple Decorating Ideas: Easily spruce up the space in your home where you spend countless hours! A pretty laundry room, is a better laundry room.A pretty laundry room is hard to beat, right?  I'm sharing a few laundry room simple decorating ideas with you, to help spruce up your space a bit.  (But wait until I reveal the "before," photo at the end of this post.  Yes, because I'm "normal" (whatever that means) just like you.)So this is it! I mentioned...

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Raised garden beds out of pallets
House + Home

Greenhouse Gardening Ideas & DIY Tips

Greenhouse Gardening Ideas: A look at a real-life greenhouse, using old recycled items to organize and operate a DIY greenhouse operation!What's that saying?  "If I'm half the woman she is, I'll be lucky." Or something like that.As an inspiring "green-thumb," I tend to get the jealous "bug," when I visit my mom's back yard, on the farm.  Her greenhouse has caught the eyes of many "passer-by's," and is the topic of many inspiring greenhouse dreamers.Right now, with the temps are hanging around the 80 degrees in Missouri, working INSIDE the greenhouse is out of the question.She's been doing most of her...

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Tool Box Organization
DIY & Crafts, Organization

Tool Box Organization

Tool Box Organization: Ladies, I've found a way to justify my Silhouette Cameo Machine, with my husband.  It was at this moment that my husband actually said, "I'm glad you have this thing!"Oh ladies... if you've found yourself wanting a Silhouette Cameo Machine, but haven't quite convinced your husband of "why" you need one, then I may have just found the PERFECT excuse to actually pull the Silhouette out of your online shopping cart, and go to the "checkout!"  Gentlemen, if you're reading this... this MAY be the "manliest," thing I ever post about. So enjoy it. ;) Tool Cabinet Organization My husband was...

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Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home

Front Porch Living: Our Craftsman Home

Front Porch Craftsman Home: It only took us two years to get our front porch ready for company, and now I'm ready to share it all with you! Grab a glass of sweet tea, and join us...I've been keeping you all posted on Facebook and Instagram, about our patio furniture updates.  I've shopped and shopped for the perfect furniture, (all while being cost-conscious, which is why it probably took me so stinking long), and I'm finally ready to share the front porch with you all.  (Still waiting on the back patio furniture to arrive, but I hear it will arrive in...

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DIY Patio Curtain Tie-Backs
DIY & Crafts, House + Home

DIY Patio Curtain Tie-Backs for $5.00!

DIY Patio Curtain Tie Backs: I HATED to spend a fortune on patio curtain tie-backs. I had already spent enough on the curtains, so I started to look for DIY ideas, to create my own, and it was a SUCCESS!If you've been following along on my Facebook page or Instagram, you've probably noticed the talk about my new DIY Patio Curtain Tie-Backs that I've hinted around about.  You know me, and when I find a good thing, I can't keep it to myself.  So this time it was no different, and I have been keeping you updated on the...

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Spring Cleaning with Toddlers
Cleaning, House + Home, Parenting, Review

Spring Cleaning With Toddlers

Spring Cleaning with Toddlers: How to make the dreaded cleaning day, an exciting event, for the whole family!If you have little ones at home, or have had little ones at home, then you've probably experienced "joy," when you saw them fold wash rags for the first time, or sweep the floor.  (It doesn't last long, so hang on to those moments, right?)  But as a parent of toddlers, you've more than likely experienced trying to clean with toddlers.  What's the quote about that??? Cleaning house...

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Simple Taco Bar Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Food + Drink, Girls Night, Kids, Printables

Simple Taco Bar Ideas for any Party

Simple Taco Bar Party Ideas: A great and easy way to feed your guests for any event! With different toppings available, guests can make theirs exactly how they want it! Put together these simple taco bar party ideas for Cinco de Mayo, fiesta or any gathering.Hi! My name is Bethany from Southern Couture and I'm so glad to be here on Fantabulosity today! It is my pleasure to throw this fiesta for you! I can’t believe Cinco de Mayo is almost here already. I love celebrating this day because Mexico tends to have a special place in my heart. My husband...

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Laundry Room Decor Ideas; modern decorations, simple and easy organization
Decorating, Home Tour, House + Home, Organization

DIY Laundry Room Shelving & Storage Ideas

This post brought to you by The Duck Brand. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. Decorating and organizing my laundry room has been on my agenda for a good TWO years now, and I've FINALLY tackled the most aggravating aspect of the room.  The wire shelving struggles of small items falling through, and WORSE... when laundry detergent would "drip," from my laundry detergent container, on to the clothes hanging on the wire shelving underneath.  Challenge: ACCEPTED.DIY Laundry Room Shelving & Storage Ideas If you've been hanging around here for a while, and followed along during the "construction...

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Baby Checklist: Travel Edition Free Printable Download
Parenting, Printables, Real Life, Travel

Baby Travel Checklist – Free Printable: What to Pack for Babies

Baby Travel Checklist: This baby traveling checklist free printable can be your lifesaver! Free download, just print and check off!Traveling with a baby, can be super stressful at times.  But honestly, that never kept us from planning a last minute trip with the baby, to get outta dodge. So if you're notorious for planning last-minute trips, or you're the "planner," type... my free baby travel checklist  can be a HUGE life saver for you.Baby Travel Checklist - Free Printable Download A couple of weeks ago, I shared my updated "Toddler Packing List."  After updating that free printable, I knew the Baby...

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Late Night Wishes Baby Advice Cards for Baby Shower Free Download Printable Boy, Girl fantabulosity.com
Adult Themes, DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Printables

Free Printable Baby Shower Advice & Best Wishes Cards

Free Printable Baby Shower Advice Cards: "Late Night Wishes..." for the Mom to be!  Free download printable for a new mom, or a multiple-time mom!I recently helped cohost a baby shower for a dear friend who was expecting her second little bundle of joy. With the mindset of keeping it laid back and casual, we decided to keep everything low key, and do a little something that would be meaningful... rather than play baby shower games. Free Printable Baby Shower Advice Cards Instead of GamesThe idea of each guest writing a little note to the mommy, came to mind.  So......

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Toddler Packing Checklist Free Printable for when we travel! fantabulosity.com
House + Home, Organization, Parenting, Printables, Real Life, Travel

Free Toddler Travel Packing List

Free Toddler Packing List: This checklist has saved my sanity a TON! No frantic, last minute things to worry about forgetting.Our family loves to travel, and about 90% of the time, it's last minute.  So I've learned to save my sanity, by always having my toddler travel packing list, for our toddler's items to pack his bags super quick.{This is a snapshot of me and my little guy, when we visited Gulf Shores Alabama, when he was just an itty bitty guy.  I was also horribly sick with morning sickness, at 3 months along with baby #2, so excuse the pale skin color.... Toddler...

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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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On the Farm Free Printable Kids Activities Sheets fantabulosity.com
Parenting, Printables

On the Farm – Free Printable Kids Activity Sheets

Free "On the Farm" printable kids activity sheets: A great way to entertain and teach kiddos the basics of writing and learning with fun graphics! My kiddo LOVES working in his activity books.  But if you're like me, and you're SUPER tired of spending an arm and a leg on those workbooks in the store, FREE printable kids activity sheets like these, can come in VERY handy. It's so easy.  Just download, print, and let the kiddos get to work!On the Farm: Free Printable Kids Activity Sheets Here are 3 of the pages that are included in the SEVEN activity sheets!  They can...

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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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Buffalo Plaid NOEL Free Printable
Christmas, DIY & Crafts, Holiday, Printables

Buffalo Check Plaid “NOEL,” Free Printable

Surprise Surprise... I'm hooked on Buffalo Check Plaid this season. I'm sure you assumed that when you saw these FREE Gift Tags below, that I created for you, when they all had a little buffalo plaid character all over them.Buffalo Check Plaid "NOEL," Free Printable To carry on with the theme, I wanted to created another free printable for you, but I wanted to throw in a little "red," this time, and make it a printable that you can frame and place around a cozy little spot in your home!If you're feeling frisky with your printer, I'm almost betting that you can figure...

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