Sugar Cookies topped with Nutella
Desserts, Recipes, Review

Sugar Cookies with Nutella® Hazelnut Spread

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of my partnership with Nutella®. All opinions are mine. Sugar Cookies with Nutella® Hazelnut Spread: Spreading Nutella® on to this sugar cookie recipe is an easy and delicious treat that your family will LOVE! Sugar Cookies with Nutella® Hazelnut Spread It never fails. During one of our family get togethers during the holidays, someone asks, “Jessica, can you bring a dessert?” Well this year, I’m volunteering to bring a dessert to our family gatherings, because I can’t WAIT to have them all try these Sugar Cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread. I’m excited about these for...

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Hot Chocolate Muddy Buddies
Desserts, Recipes, Review

Hot Chocolate Muddy Buddies Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chex, however the opinions and text are all mine! #Sponsored Hot Chocolate Muddy Buddies: Chex Party Mix is a crowd favorite that doesn’t require lots of time and effort. It keeps you out of the kitchen, and enjoying the party. Do you have those "go-to" recipes for when you're hosting a party?  I sure do, and you can almost guarantee that they're recipes that are quick, easy and if possible... made ahead of time. A Party Favorite | Or Anytime Snack Favorite, Really When I was a little girl, I fell in love the first time...

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Macy's Anne Klein Sequined Sheath Dress - perfect for a party or holiday event
Fashion + Beauty, Review

From Work to Play: Little Black Dress at Macy’s

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of my partnership with Macy's. All opinions are mine. From Work to Play: Little Black Dress at Macy's - Anne Klein Sequined Sheath Dress, classy for work all the way to a holiday party! From Work to Play: Little Black Dress at Macy's Chic + Classy Friends, it's that time of year where holiday parties are in full force, and I've been SMITTEN with the idea of showing you this new Anne Klein dress from Macy's. It literally screams my style, and has characteristics that you'll absolutely adore. Fitted and figure flattering. The chic...

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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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Yogurt and Pudding Bar Ideas
Parties, Review

Yogurt and Pudding Bar

This post has been sponsored by Wholesome. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Yogurt and Pudding Bar: A fun and easy way to style a food bar at any event or party.  Such a great option for adults AND kids! Yogurt and Pudding Bar Each year when a birthday rolls around for one of my kiddos, I LOVE thinking outside of the box.  Now, with blogging, I get to style a lot of parties all year long. So to mix it up a bit, and to keep things exciting, I love asking my littles what kind of birthday party they want...

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Easy Meatball Stuffed Peppers - beef meatballs, cheese, rice... it's so quick and easy!
Main Dishes, Recipes, Review

Easy Meatball Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooked Perfect® Meatballs. All opinions are 100% mine Easy Meatball Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe: Making a weeknight favorite, just got easier. Using frozen, pre-cooked meatballs makes this dish a breeze! Easy Meatball Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe Well it's "back to school" time, and for this momma...it's the first time I've ever had a kiddo heading off to school.  I'm terrified. Nervous. Beginning to wonder how for ages, parents have been able to get their kids out of bed and ready to be at school by a certain time every morning.  But ready...

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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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Hooray! A Summer Soiree! Loving the coral, navy and gold together in this outdoor party
Parties, Review

Hooray! It’s a Summer Soiree!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Columbus Craft Meats. All opinions are 100% mine. Hooray a Summer Soiree! An outdoor party that can be easily recreated, and it's full of easy tips and tricks for decorations and recipes.  Hooray a Summer Soiree! If you saw my sneak peek of this summer soiree the other day, then you saw my biggest party styling secret EVER: What I actually use for a backdrop for almost every single one of my parties. I also filled you in on a quick and easy party appetizer recipe that I created using pre-made ingredients....

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how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
Main Dishes, Recipes, Review

Are You Making a Peanut Butter & Jelly the Right Way?

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. #PBLove Are You Making a Peanut Butter & Jelly the Right Way? Do you know that 1900 people search google a month, asking: How do you make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? I kid you not. But you know what? More and more of the people I tell this little trick to are so excited to give it a try with their next pb&j. Picture it: Public speaking class, my freshman year in college. (Yes, I’m hooked on watching Golden...

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Relaxing by the pond on a summer day - a day of relaxing for self improvement
Lifestyle, Review, Self Improvement

“Check Out” for a Day of Rest

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Special K. All opinions are 100% mine. Check Out for a Day of Rest: Usually once a week, I'll "check out" and get off the map with my husband and kiddos for some mandatory distraction-free time. "Check Out" for a Day of Rest I've mentioned quite a bit lately on Facebook that we've spent an abundant amount of time on my parents farm. It's funny—when I was a little girl, I didn't appreciate the serenity of the country and farm life. I thought it was SO awful that I missed out on...

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10 must see attractions in New York City
Review, Travel

NYC Bucket List: A Quick Guide to Must See Attractions

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hertz. All opinions are 100% mine. NYC Bucket List: A Quick Guide to Must See Attractions: If in New York City for only a short time, then THESE are the 10 must-see visits on your trip. New York City has been on my bucket list for some time.  My husband and I LOVE to travel, and the Big Apple has been a destination that we've eyed for a while. Plus, the chances of New York City ending up on our future boarding passes, are incredibly high considering our lines of...

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