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17 of the Hottest Toys for Christmas 2017

If you have kids then you know it is never too early to start Christmas shopping…especially when it comes to securing the hottest toys for Christmas that are guaranteed to be on every kid’s Christmas list.  I grew up in the days of Cabbage Patch Kid craziness.  I had one on my list and I’m … Read more

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Perfect Gifts for the Traveler

Do you love to travel as much as I do?  The lure of exploring a new city, trying new foods, photographing new streets and people…everything about traveling makes me feel alive!  Even if I’m not currently traveling, I am always researching places to go, restaurants to try, shops to visit, a great new hotel to … Read more

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas : Great Gift Ideas for Her

Are stocking stuffers a big deal in your house?  I know in some families stockings are full of new necessities…undies, toothbrushes, socks etc., while in others, stockings are where the good stuff is hiding…jewelry, bath and body products, personal electronics etc.  In our house it’s a mix of both.  I like to fill stockings with … Read more

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NORDSTROM BLACK FRIDAY SALE: SALE IS ON SALE FOR AN EXTRA 20% Off!

Ok, I’ve saved my favorite and best black Friday sale for last!  Next to the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, the Nordstrom Black Friday Sale really can’t be beat.  I was all excited on Instagram yesterday about MY FAVORITE Nike’s that are on sale for $67…marked down from their regular $85.  If you don’t own a pair … Read more

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Best Black Friday Deals 2016

Alright!  Here they are…the hottest Black Friday sales ready to shop! These are the best advertised deals I have found…and I’ve even been out scouring some of the stores that are open today (there isa  huge Walmart here in AZ by my grandma’s house) and I can’t lie…it’s kind of exciting to be out with … Read more

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Black Friday Sales start tonight!!

I am quite giddy about the biggest shopping weekend of the year kicking off TONIGHT!  I’ll be too busy eating orange rolls and pumpkin pie and spending time with loved ones most of today …but, watch out for late tonight…I might have to sneak in a post on the best Black Friday sales and deals … Read more

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Amazing Black Friday Deal Week- Deals of the Day

It’s almost here…the most wonderful deal day of the year…Black Friday…and it’s only 5 days away!!!  I don’t know about you guys, but I like to have a plan of attack when it comes to Black Friday deal week, otherwise I miss out on everything.  Seriously.  I have found that if I don’t make a … Read more

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Complete gift guide for foodies

The Complete Gift Guide for Foodies

With cable channels dedicated to nothing but food and cooking, including shows for kids and teens, even my kids are quite knowledgeable about food. I think everyone considers themselves a bit of a foodie these days, but finding the perfect present for every foodie on your list can be a tough job. If you are … Read more

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The Best Toys for Kids: A Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…when Santa is making his list and checking it twice and you can hold every little thing that the kids do to misbehave over their heads with threats of Santa not paying them a visit this year. 😉  Probably the best 6 weeks as parents, am I right? … Read more

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Father’s Day Gifts : Great Ideas for Gifts for Dad

It’s almost time to celebrate dad!  My kids get so excited to think up creative Father’s Day gifts to give to their dad.  Do you have any special traditions at your house?  Ashley loves to decorate a tie for John.  We find an all white tie and let her go to town with fabric paint, … Read more

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Mothers day gift guide 2016

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas : Find the Perfect Gift for Mom this year

It’s almost my favorite month.  May is pretty good for me.  Between Mother’s Day, my birthday and then just a few days into June is my anniversary, this is my month to sit back, relax and be pampered.  😉  I love putting together these Mother’s Day gift ideas.  It’s a chance for me to gather … Read more

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Gift Guide for Men In Your Life

Don’t worry, I didn’t forget the gift guide for the men!  I just always have a harder time shopping for them, so it takes me a little longer to create the perfect gift guide for them. 😉  Does anyone else have a hard time finding the perfect gifts for men and boys?  Oh man!  I’ve … Read more

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Great Baby Gifts for $50 and Under

Shopping for baby is too much fun.  With my babies WAY out of the baby stage, it always fun for me to shop for nieces and nephews and friends that are expecting.  Everything is just cuter in miniature sizes.  Here are some of my favorite picks for baby this Christmas, and any time of the … Read more

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Gift Ideas for the Traveler: Great Weekender Bags

Whether you’re going on a long trip or a quick weekend in the country, there is a great bag to take you there this holiday season or any season!  Great weekender bags are spacious enough to accommodate more than a weekend’s worth of outfits.  And, thanks to their durable construction and handles, you’ll have no trouble carting your … Read more

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15 of the Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom

It’s the most wonderful time, of the year… 😉 well, if you’re a mom that is! 🙂 Finally, for one day you are doted on, somebody else cleans up the messes, and you are showered with love and appreciation, all while the kids get along peacefully…at least until about 7:30am. 😉  I have learned over … Read more

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Christmas Gift Guide- Fun gift ideas for Boys and Men in your life

OK, I promised it…so here you go!  Fun gift ideas for boys and men in your life.  I don’t know about you guys, but I struggle with shopping for my boys sometimes.  Unlike girls that can be pleased with just about anything and have a million hobbies, my boys are HARD!!  I’m finally figuring out why there … Read more

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Pink Peppermint’s Picks: Christmas Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…time to shower those we love with special gifts and think of others before ourselves.  There truly is something magical in giving.  I love watching my kids scour the aisles for the perfect gifts for their friends, not thinking of their own wants.  Sometime though, gift giving can be … Read more

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Pink Peppermint’s Picks: Friday Favorites

  I’m so excited to start this new feature on the blog!  Doing what I do, I spend a lot of time out and about shopping and probably double that amount of time searching for the latest and greatest on the internet. 🙂  It’s not to bad to be able to call shopping research, but … Read more

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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

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Tween Girl Easter Basket Ideas

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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