Our Camping Checklist + Free Downloadable List

Our Camping Checklist: What to Pack for Your Next Outdoor Adventure with a FREE downloadable packing list.

I’ve covered our car camping gear before, including notes about why we have chosen the items we have. But I wanted to also share a dedicated camping checklist with you in the hopes of inspiring your next trip — and helping you stay organized and feel prepared! This free download is a great place to start preparing for your next camping trip (or even your first if you’re a beginner!). Let me know what you think.

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All About Avocado Mattress (My FULL Review)

My Full Avocado Mattress Review — After Nearly a Year of Testing It Out! all about this ethically made, sustainable mattress with natural latex, cotton, and wool #AD #AvocadoMattress
Disclosure: For this post I received gifted product from Avocado Mattress in exchange for review. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

It isn’t often that I get to trulyyy take my time when getting to know a product that’s been given to me for review. Typically I get a month or two. But when it comes to selecting the best mattress to recommend to you, I wanted to take my time and do it right. Avocado Mattress was kind enough to send us a new king size mattress when we moved back in September and I’m just posting my review, so you know I’ve given it my due diligence! I couldn’t be more stoked to share my Avocado Mattress review with you today — it’s just so good. Here’s why!

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My Entire Process for Choosing Paint Color

How to Pick Paint Colors: My Comprehensive Guide To Choosing Wall Color with Confidence. the best paint for bedroom, dining room, bathroom, guest room, home office and more

As I dig into more and more cabin renovations and home decor projects, it all starts with one thing: PAINT! I’ve heard from so many people that it can be really stressful to select a paint color. I totally understand why this can be intimidating, especially because painting can be a lot of work. Not to mention a big investment in your home’s aesthetic and value! Because of this, I wanted to take some time today to walk you through how to pick paint color, including some overarching rules to make the decision process easier for you.

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How to Repurpose Furniture & Decor in a New Home

Tips to Inspire You to Repurpose Existing Furniture & Decor in a New Home. Interior design tips for new home or new apartment

I have been waiting to write this post for SO LONG, but basically I held off until we had more rooms finished in our cabin to use as examples! When I moved from my old loft into the bungalow, I didn’t have a ton of furniture. Plus, it was all way too big for the new house. So I didn’t learn a ton about how to repurpose my furniture and decor in a new home. But now that we’ve moved to a larger home with pieces we love, I’ve learned sooo much! Not only has this experience shifting my thinking in how I select future furniture and decor, but I’ve also realized how important flexibility is. Here’s a bit more about my experience + some tips to help you!

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Our Quick & Easy No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Quick and easy no-bake cheesecake recipe with seasonal summer fruit, made with the easiest cheesecake crust from pretzels! The perfect summer dessert for a bbq or picnic in cute mini mason jars

With temperatures heating up and small, safe summer gatherings on the rise, I thought this month’s recipe needed to be something easy and cool: meet the no-bake cheesecake! This recipe is the perfect throw-together dessert, ideal for impromptu gatherings or for the days when you do not want to turn on the oven. Since smaller gatherings seem to be the safest bet for getting together these days, these individual-sized treats not only take 20 minutes at most to make, they save you from having a half-eaten cheesecake lying around (not that there’s anything wrong with that…).

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My Full Review of Chasing Paper Peel and Stick Flooring Tiles

All about Chasing Paper Peel and Stick Floor Tiles, a full review of temporary flooring, how to install, how to care for it, the pros and cons + more!
Disclosure: For this post I received gifted product from Chasing Paper in exchange for review. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

When we decided to update our guest bathroom recently, I didn’t originally plan to remove the existing floor tile. But at some point in the design process, I realized how much I hated the tile and how badly it needed to go. So on a whim, I started removing tiles one night… just to see how easily they could be removed. And then I just kept doing. At that point, I realized I didn’t exactly have a plan as to what I wanted to do for flooring — especially since we were on a pretty tight budget for this project. Late one night, I ordered some random peel and stick flooring I found from a popular retailer. It arrived a few days later and was *terrible*. With little over a week until I had to finish the renovation, I reached out to Chasing Paper to see if they would be interested in teaming up on this project. They came through at the last possible minute and sent us the floor tiles you see in the reveal — and I am OBSESSED. I’ve gotten so many questions about Chasing Paper’s new peel and stick floor tiles. So today, I am sharing my full review, including installation notes.

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7 Things I Do Before Every Renovation

How to Prepare for a Renovation + What To Do Before Renovating Your House

I feels like I renovate or remodel a room every month lately! I’ve lost track of how many rooms we’ve renovated at this point. Even for the smaller makeovers, they are still a massive undertaking. I’ve been asked what is the first thing to do when renovating a house a few times, so today I wanted to share my process with you for that. So if you’ve ever wondered how to prepare for a renovation, this is the post for you! I hope you find it helpful, and as always, leave a comment with any additional questions you have!

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