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I've got good news! I got a new camera! Now I just need to learn how to use it. Soon I will be bringing you lots of pretty eye candy! For now, I'm sharing the rest of our home decorated... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hostess Jo at Home
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Well it's officially Spring! Is it warm where you live? It is feeling more like Spring here in Alabama. In honor of the first day of Spring I thought I'd share with you the fairy gardens we made last year!... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hostess Jo at Home
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I love moss! You love moss! Everyone loves moss! I've been using moss in my spring and summer décor for years. I'm noticing now that a lot of people are enjoying the bright green stuff in their homes. It adds... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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With Easter being later this year I felt like I had more time to decorate for the holiday. Plus my girls love helping! As much as I love neutrals, Spring is a time to bring in color. I start missing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
Thank you!! Joanna Keel Hostess Jo at Home Hostess Jo at Home A blog dedicated to making home your favorite place to be.
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Thank you! It was a lot of fun. Joanna Keel Hostess Jo at Home Hostess Jo at Home A blog dedicated to making home your favorite place to be.
Toggle Commented Mar 14, 2017 on An Easter Garden at Hostess Jo at Home
How cool! I have family in Fairhope and Daphne! Joanna Keel Hostess Jo at Home Hostess Jo at Home A blog dedicated to making home your favorite place to be.
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As many of you know we built our dream home a little over two years ago. My husband is a home builder and has built several homes but this was the first time I had ever been involved in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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To celebrate Ash Wednesday the girls stayed home from school and after Mass we created our own Easter Garden! I've seen several versions of these on Pinterest and always wanted to make one. They are also called Resurrection Gardens. It's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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It may seem crazy to be "making over" a new house! We moved in such a hurry there were still things we wanted to do. Also, after you've lived in it for awhile you start to figure out what works... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Hi Everyone! I'm having a giveaway! Remember this photo from our playroom makeover? As a thank you for reading and supporting my new blog I want to give you a chance to win this framed "Create in me a pure... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
Hi Kemi! I used frozen peas slightly thawed. They have a brighter green color. I didn't notice a pea smell. That would be bad lol!
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2017 on Sweet Pea Shower at Hostess Jo at Home
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With the Super Bowl coming up Sunday you may be looking for some appetizing food to feed your family and friends. I am not a fan of NFL football I'm more of a college football fan (War Eagle!), but I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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The most exciting thing happened yesterday! Target featured my playroom Instagram photo on their AwesomeShop Feed! I think I am still in shock! It's a cool way to shop right from pictures they find on Instagram and Pinterest. Check it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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We finally crafted our own Cupid's Arrows! I took inspiration from all of the great examples on my previous post. Ours is a combination of the feather arrows and the traditional red and pink Valentine's colors. I know one thing-feathers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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We've been iced in for two days so I've been spending a lot of time on Pinterest! I don't usually decorate my home for Valentine's Day but I came across the cutest idea for making Cupid's Arrows as décor! I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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It's 2017! I hope everyone's holidays were everything you wanted them to be. They always go by so fast! After taking down our Christmas decorations the house always seems so bare. I kind of like it though, a fresh slate... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Hostess Jo at Home
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I love sangria! White or red. It's the perfect cocktail for a crowd. It involves WINE, fruit and other goodies and looks beautiful! What's not to love? This is a recipe for a White Christmas Sangria. It is stunning and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at Hostess Jo at Home
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As promised, here are a few photos of my kitchen with some Christmas décor! I didn't do a whole lot of decorating in the kitchen. It seems to have so much going on anyway. Cooking, homework, artwork, etc. I do... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at Hostess Jo at Home
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The tree is up! Don't you just love a real tree with colored lights? Reminds me of my childhood. Ours would probably be considered "vintage" these days. No specific style, just full of ornaments from Christmases past. A few from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Wow, blogging sure has changed since 2009! Truth is, my home has been decorated for Christmas for weeks. I see all of these beautiful Holiday Home Tour blog posts and I am totally intimidated. I have no experience in photography.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Nov 16, 2016
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I'm so excited to share with you the photos from my Nesting Baby Shower my wonderful friends threw me this past weekend! The decorations were gorgeous plumes, birds, nests and butterflies- all pretty in pink and green. I am so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Well I am on the hunt for personalized hostess gifts. There are a lot of options out there but none have knocked my socks off yet. That is until I checked Beau-Coup! They have a great selection of personalized gifts.... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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My dear friend Ashley sent me a couple of pics of the decorations she is working on for my Nesting Baby Shower in June. I just had to share them with you- of course! These birds are just spectacular! I... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home