Ppp sept 4 2019

Pink Peppermint’s Picks

Today is a big day in our house…the first day of school for Ash…which marks my first day of no kids at home in almost 4 months.  As happy as I am for her to go back (because she was so excited to see friends) I always feel a little bit sad when I’m all … Read more

Ppp sept 4 2019
4th of july sales

The Best 4th of July Sales This Weekend

From clothes to home decor and more…everything that’s been on your list is now on sale this weekend.  These are the best sales you’ll see on a lot of these items until the holidays, so don’t miss out.  Here’s a complete lineup of all the sales and codes you’ll need to shop. Many of the … Read more

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Best Weekend Sales and Deals

Happy weekend!  I cannot believe we are already well in to April.  Summer will be here before we know it and I can’t wait!  Do you have fun plans this weekend?  It is still cold here and it’s supposed to rain all day, so we are spending time snuggling up in the house…and I will … Read more

Weekend sales april 6th 2

Best Weekend Sales and Deals

It snowed in UT again yesterday, so I am heading off for some fun in the sun this weekend.  I can’t wait to soak up some rays by the pool and hopefully get some sun on these pale, pale legs.  I have never NOT had a tan line before…it’s wild to not have one anywhere! … Read more

March 16 weekend collage

Best Weekend Sales and Deals

It’s the most wonderful time of the week again…weekend sale time!  It’s Ashley’s birthday this weekend, so that gave me an excuse to head to the mall late last night and pick out a few things for myself too. 😉 What are you up to this weekend?  We have lots of fun activities planned with … Read more

March 16 weekend collage
Ppp march 13 2019

Pink Peppermint’s Picks

Happy Wednesday!  This week is flying by.  My parents are coming to visit this weekend and we have a birthday in the house…an official teenager. Oh no!  There are a few things on this week’s list that I know she would love…so I’ll be doing a little shopping today too.  I hope you love this … Read more

Ppp march 13 2019
Valentines day gifts for her

The Best Valentine Gifts for Her

This year John and I will celebrate our 27th Valentine’s Day…YIKES!  Yes, we met while we were kids in school, but that still seems like a REALLY big number.  27?!  I feel old! 😉  You know I love pink, so for this week’s edition of Pink Peppermint’s Picks, I put together some of my favorite … Read more

Valentines day gifts for her
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Best Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Everyone

Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus…in just about 72 hours…are you ready?!  I go into the last week before Christmas usually feeling somewhat prepared…and then it hits me 2 days before that I need to pick up like 5 more things. I don’t know how, but I always find myself running around like … Read more

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best saturday sales and deals

Best Weekend Sales and Deals

This is it folks!  After this weekend the sales start to wane.  Why?  Because they know at that point we are getting desperate and so we are willing to spend more to get what we need, and get it by Christmas.  I’m sure we will see sales offering free guaranteed delivery by Christmas or reduced … Read more

best saturday sales and deals
free shipping day deals

Free Shipping Friday Best Sales

Happy Friday guys!  It is T-minus 10 days until all the shopping has to be D.O.N.E. done.  (At least until the day after Christmas sales start.) 😉 Does that make you freak out a little bit?  Time is starting to wind down to get things delivered in time for the big day too.  Most stores … Read more

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Gifts for the traveler gift guide

The Best Travel Gear, Essentials and Gifts

We travel a lot.  It’s our passion, hobby, and many times, a necessity for work.  Splitting time between OC and Salt Lake now has me on the road more than ever.  I sat down to add it up the other day and realized that I had been gone for 162 days of the last year.  … Read more

Gifts for the traveler gift guide
best weekend sales and deals

Best Weekend Sales and Deals

There are only 2 more weekends after this before Christmas!! Woohoo!!  I can’t believe it! I am feeling all the reds, and greens and plaids this month.  How cute are those plaid shoes?  And that jacket?  LOVE!  Everything you see here is on sale and there are SUPER good weekend sales and deals today!  As … Read more

best weekend sales and deals
Gift guide for dad

14 Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Dad

Can we all agree that shopping and buying gifts for men is terribly difficult?!  Whether you are shopping for a husband, father, boyfriend, brother…you name it.  When they’re little it’s as easy as can be..cars and trucks, remote control anything, gadgets and gizmos galore and they are happy.  You might remember that when I put … Read more

Gift guide for dad
Gifts for the hostess

15 Beautiful Hostess Gift Ideas

Tis the season for entertaining and gifting…and if you are headed to a party you don’t want to arrive empty handed.  Here are 15 hostess gift ideas that are beautiful, thoughtful and won’t break the bank.  This post contains affiliate links. If you really want to be ahead of the game, send a live, fresh … Read more

Gifts for the hostess
Cyber monday collage

BEST CYBER WEEK DEALS

Just when I thought it couldn’t get much better…CYBER MONDAY comes along and dials it up a notch.  While most of the sales from Black Friday are simply continuing, there are a few additions/changes that you don’t want to miss out on today. TRAY | CASHMERE SWEATER | FIELD JACKET | PURSE | PEACOAT | CHRISTMAS … Read more

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Black friday collage

Best of Black Friday Sales and My Favorite Picks

Oh I was up WAY too late last night…how about you guys?  Is most of your shopping done?  Well, I am up and back at it today with a turkey hangover and the best of black Friday sales to shop! 😉 . Here are some of my favorite picks from ALL the sales, as well … Read more

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Black friday sales

Black Friday Shopping Strategy: Where to Find the Deals

Happy Thanksgiving!  What’s on your menu?  Here are a few things on ours…homemade apple pie and orange rolls.  It is not a holiday in our family without my grandma’s Orange Rolls.  I posted the recipe here awhile back and if you haven’t made them yet, I highly recommend you give them a try.  They are … Read more

Black friday sales
Best black friday deals

Best Black Friday Deals to Buy NOW

I couldn’t believe it when I woke up this morning…should we call it purple Wednesday?  I don’t know what to call it but Black Friday Deals have already started TODAY so I am scrambling to put together all of the best deals…and it is a hunt!  I am going to add to this list and … Read more

Best black friday deals
Best saturday sales and black friday preview sales

Best Weekend Sales and Black Friday Preview Sales

Black Friday fever is in full swing and the stores are feeding the frenzy with some crazy good Black Friday preview sales this weekend. It seems as though Black Friday is being diluted by earlier and earlier sales…and that is a-ok with me! I honestly think that most of what is on sale this weekend … Read more

Best saturday sales and black friday preview sales
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Teacher Gift Ideas : Gifts Teachers really want

Christmas and definitely the end of the school year are super busy times.  Classroom parties, testing, holidays, vacations… it’s a crazy, sometimes overwhelming time of year.  Let’s make it easy this year and get one thing out of the way.  What to give your child’s teacher!  Coming up with teacher gift ideas is just another … Read more

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November 10 collage

Best Weekend Sales and Deals

Holiday sales are in full swing this weekend!  Take advantage of these great deals and get your shopping done early! 🙂 Here’s are all of the best weekend sales and some of my favorite things that make great gift items. Only 6 more weekends until Christmas!  Happy shopping! Affiliate links are included in this post. … Read more

November 10 collage
The coolest gifts for teen boys

The Coolest Gifts for Teen Boys Under $50

Let’s just say it out loud…boys are kind of hard to shop for.  I mean, they are easy in the sense that they really don’t want much more than a shirt or some sort of gadget, but when it comes to knowing what they really want and finding something kind of creative for them, I … Read more

The coolest gifts for teen boys
Saturday shopping november 3rd

Best Weekend Sales and Shopping

Ok folks, we are in full gift buying, holiday mode and lucky for us, so are the shops.  I don’t want to freak you out, but there are only 7 more Saturdays until Christmas.  YIKES!  Here’s a round up of the best weekend sales and some of my favorite things that make great gift items.  … Read more

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Pink peppermints picks june 6th

Father’s Day Gift Guide and Ideas : Pink Peppermint’s Picks

Shopping for Father’s Day gifts? A great dad deserves a fantastic present, and yet they can be pretty impossible to buy for. This is the year you’ll find something perfect for him.  From traveling to ties, we’ve got Father’s Day gift ideas covered for the main man in your life.  A father’s day gift guide … Read more

Pink peppermints picks june 6th
teen easter basket ideas

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for a teenage girl (and tweens)

Easter is right around the corner and every year as the kids get older, it gets a bit harder to come up with something fun for their Easter Baskets.  We have three rounds of company coming over the next few weeks (yay!!),  so I am being proactive this year and have put together Ashley’s basket … Read more

teen easter basket ideas
Gift guide for kids

Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Please tell me that I am not the only one incredibly behind on my gift buying this year!  I am seriously starting to feel the crunch this season…but at the same time I feel remarkably calm about it…like Christmas isn’t in just 15 days. lol!  Oh well…it’s been that kind of year.  I think I … Read more

Gift guide for kids
Gifts for the home

Fun Christmas Gifts for the Home Decor Lover and Hostess

I’m pretty sure that we could all fall under the “Home decor Enthusiast” category, am I right?  Who doesn’t love something fun and new for the house?  It’s amazing how even something little can just totally refresh a space…and how good it can make you feel to walk by the room and see it every … Read more

Gifts for the home
Gifts for him collage

Great Gifts for Him – A Christmas Gift Guide

Today’s post and Gifts for Him Gift Guide are extra special because it gave me a chance to focus on John and what I would like to give him this Christmas.  I spend so much time fussing over what to get the kids this time of year, but focusing on him is what is really … Read more

Gifts for him collage
best gifts for teen girls

The BEST Gifts for Teen & Tween Girls

It’s that time of year again…time to get our gifting on!! I know this post about the best gifts for teen and tween girls is always a favorite. I know how hard it can be to find the best gifts and I am here to help!! The older kids get, the harder it gets to … Read more

best gifts for teen girls
last minute hostess gift ideas

Last Minute Hostess Gift Ideas

Tis the season for dinner parties and overnight guests, which means it’s also time for hostess gifts. If you’ve been invited to a holiday party or dinner, or are staying as a guest at someone’s home this season, it is nice to bring a little something to gift your hostess. A nice hostess gift doesn’t … Read more

last minute hostess gift ideas
Brown paper package copy

Brown Paper Packages Tied With String

I love the Sound of Music.  You may already know that about me if you’ve read this post.  It is a staple in our house.  Even my kids, teen boy included 😉 … like to snuggle up and watch this classic especially during the holidays.  Tonight I’m headed to a little get together in my neighborhood.  It’s a … Read more

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