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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
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Hi Everyone! So sorry for the long break. I have a good reason though-I am expecting a baby girl come August!! I have no other excuse for not blogging besides being totally wrapped up in all things baby! I have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Mar 15, 2010
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These rose cupcakes caught my eye right away because they are so pretty. Then I was curious if the petals were fancy icing or some sort of topper. You'll never guess what it is! Ok, I'll just tell you. Rose... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Im so happy you liked it! The salad sounds great too! Joanna Joanna Keel Email: joanna@hostessjo.com Website: www.hostessjo.com Blog: www.letsentertain.net Phone: 205-640-2674 or 1-866-352-5661
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2010 on Monday Night Dinner at Hostess Jo at Home
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I recently made this delicious soup from Food Network that I just had to share with you. It's sure to spice up these cold nights. And of course it's super easy! Definitely a new staple around our house. I call... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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How cute are these felt fortune cookies for Valentine's Day?! What a unique way to show someone you love them. Fill them with candies or love messages. For a more romantic gift you could use them as you would a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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I just love all of the cute Valentine decor ideas out there. Especially when they involve candy! Here is a sweet little bouquet to display this time of year. To make each flower cut 6 hearts out of colored card... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Well believe it or not Valentine's Day is only a month away. Red velvetcake seems like the perfect dessert to have for the occasion. Below is a unique red velvet recipe that appears to have more of that yummy cream... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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There will be a lot of champagne flowing over the next few days! Whether you are toasting on New Year's Eve or sipping Mimosas at your New Year's Day brunch, it's always fun to serve and drink. Here is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home