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Serena and Lily Thank You Sale Event

Don’t miss this season’s sale event at Serena & Lily! Take 25% off your entire purchase…here are my sale favorites… Sale season is upon us and I couldn’t be happier about it.  One of my favorites…Serena and Lily, is having an awesome sale right now. Everything, and I do mean everything is 25% off…which is … 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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Favorite Walmart Home Decor Finds for Fall

I am a firm believer that great design does not have to cost a fortune. I have found myself spending more of decorating dollars at Walmart recently. Everything from a mini room makeover to a few simple pieces to update a room, Walmart has tons of cute pieces. If you’re looking to freshen up your … Read more

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Halloween Home Decor

Halloween Home Decor

We’re just about one month away from when little ghouls and boys will be knocking on the door in search of yummy treats. Make the house look cute and spooky with these fun Halloween Home Decor items…but don’t delay! They will eerily disappear before you know it! 😉 This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read … Read more

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Saturday Sale Favorites

Happy Saturday! I hope you are all enjoying a fun *almost fall* weekend. I saw something today that made me stop in my tracks. 99 days until CHRISTMAS!!! As I was flipping through the channels last night I saw Christmas Vacation and a few other holiday movies playing. That is CRAZY! I think this year … Read more

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Best Halloween Decor : Get it Before It’s Gone!

Alright, let’s get this party started! School started this week in most places around the country and that can only mean one thing! It’s time to get thinking about the holidays!!! I saw this funny picture on Oriental Trading’s instagram this morning and it helped me feel less silly about hitting publish on this post. … Read more

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Ultimate Dorm Storage Solutions

Ok, so I have a question. Why do schools make dorms…which they know are tiny to begin with…so hard to live in? lol! I have been spending the last week really trying to get everything ready for Andy to move into his dorm and whoa! No nails in the walls? No command hooks allowed? That … Read more

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Pink Peppermint’s Picks

I can hardly believe that Ash only has 10 days of school left! Summer is upon us…woohoo!! This week’s Pink Peppermint’s Picks is full of some fun finds to get summer-ready. This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Faux Stems | Swimsuit | Pants | Necklace | Beach Bag | Fountain … Read more

Pink Peppermint’s Picks

I can’t believe it’s Wednesday again! These weeks are flying by! It’s time for this week’s edition of Pink Peppermint’s Picks. The weather is heating up which means cute beach wear! I hope you love these picks as much as I do! 🙂 This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Nightstand … Read more

Prettiest Studio McGee Christmas Decor at Target

Did you guys see the release of the latest Studio McGee Christmas Decor at Target this weekend? I think they are getting sneaky trying to not cause a massive website outage, because they used to announce/advertise her lines before they released, but now they announce it after it’s been up and for sale for awhile. … Read more

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Serena and Lily Sale Favorites : The Fall Design Event

Don’t miss this year’s Fall Design Event at Serena & Lily! Take 20% off everything in the store…here are my sale favorites… It’s the most wonderful time of the year…the time when sale after sale starts happening! Yay! One of my favorite events is the Serena and Lily Fall Design Event. Everything, and I do … Read more

Serena and Lily Sale Fall Design Event
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Best President’s Day Weekend Sales

It’s a quiet, cold and snowy weekend around here. Perfect for shopping! 😉 Here are a few of the best sales happening this double holiday weekend with Valentine’s AND President’s Day, and a few of my favorites. Wayfair – Shop their President’s Day Clearance Sale!  Shop up to 70% off, discounts across all categories JavaScript … Read more

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Best Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year…the most wonderful time of the year…the time of year where everyone is scrambling to find the perfect last minute Christmas gifts for everyone on their list. I have been pretty organized this year…I think it’s due to mostly online shopping and no where else to go! 😉 I have made … Read more

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Best Cyber Monday Sales

How are you feeling after along holiday weekend? Was it restful and wonderful? I hope so. Ours sure was. It’s funny because I was feeling a little sad leading up to Thanksgiving day, thinking about how weird it would be to celebrate without the large family gathering we usually have that draws family from all … Read more

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The Best Black Friday Sales and Deals

Black Friday is looking a bit different this year. I was at the mall Wednesday night with stores kicking off their Black Friday sales early and it was a ghost town. Most retailers opted to stay closed on Thanksgiving for safety reasons and will be opening with strict health and safety measures in place Friday. … Read more

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Prettiest Artificial Christmas Trees for Every Budget

A few weeks ago I was on the hunt for a new artificial Christmas tree for the OC Ranch Reno. I wanted something that looked realistic, was pre-lit, and didn’t cost a fortune. That hunt proved a little harder than I thought it was going to be! 😉 After several days of searching and collecting … Read more

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Pretty in Plaid : Fun Plaid Gift Ideas and More

One of the most fun parts of this special season is getting to dress the part. I love plaid year-round, but when it comes to the holidays I can’t wait to to break out the brighter, more colorful versions of this pretty pattern. This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Whether … Read more

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Pretty Christmas Decor from Walmart and Christmas Decor Sneak Peeks

Are you in full Christmas decorating mode yet, or are you a better person than me and let Thanksgiving have her day before you decorate? 😉 Don’t get me wrong…I LOVE Thanksgiving…like a TON. I really appreciate the stress-free, gift-free, no expectations holiday when you truly can just enjoy friends and family…but when Thanksgiving doesn’t … Read more

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The Prettiest Pillows This Season

Heading into the holidays always makes me take a look at the house as a whole and start to rearrange things everywhere. I am still in the middle of trying to get the OC Ranch Reno decorated for the everyday…not just Christmas, so I feel like I am doing double duty shopping for Christmas decor … Read more

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27 Great Side Tables for Under $200

As much as I love to browse all the super expensive furniture stores, I also love to find really great deals. There is nothing more satisfying than finding a great piece that completes a room, or is a great conversation piece that is a total steal. That must be why I love places like TJMaxx, … Read more

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The BEST Amazon Prime Day Deals for Home!

It’s time to start thinking holidays! Today (and tomorrow) are two of the best days to get that holiday shopping underway with some of the best deals you will see for the rest of the year. You already know that I am a HUGE Amazon Prime fan and affiliate member, so it probably comes as … Read more

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Favorite Walmart Home Decor for Fall

If you are looking for fall home decor this season, have you checked out Walmart? They have really stepped up their home decor game online and their selection is quite impressive and the prices can’t be beat. We are all spending a lot more time at home and with fall on the way, I don’t … Read more

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Favorite Amazon Kitchen Products

Construction is almost complete on the OC Ranch Reno and it’s time for the fun part. Decorating and outfitting the kitchen! 🙂 Amazon Home has been a lifesaver while trying to do this renovation during a pandemic! I don’t know if you have walked the aisles at any Target, Walmart or just about any other … Read more

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Amazon Home Favorites

I have been shopping everything Amazon Home like crazy these last few months. Without being able to really venture out and shop, it has been a lifesaver! You know I have always been a huge Amazon Prime fan, but since we’ve been staying home so much and I have been in the middle of two big projects, I’ve been relying even more heavily on the home department than usual. There is SO much great stuff. Combine all the awesome finds with the fact that prices are amazing and you can have it on your doorstep in a flash, it can’t be beat! Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite home finds this week. Grab a few new pieces and pretty accessories to update your living space that we are ALL spending so much time hanging out in this summer.

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Best Memorial Day Weekend Sales and Deals

island time shirt | jeans | bracelets | earrings | yellow pillow | blue stripe pillow | blue triangle pillow | faucet | olive tree | rug | chest | soak up the sun tee | black bow slides | art | brown sandals | vase | Italy book | bistro chair | pendant | … Read more

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Studio McGee’s McGee and Co Memorial Day Sale is Live!

What a pleasant surprise this Monday afternoon! I’ve been waiting for this one and it came early!! The McGee and Co Memorial Day Sale is here! Woohoo!! There are bound to be lots of sales getting an early start this week, so be on the lookout. This one is a great one each year because … Read more

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Best Weekend Sales and Deals

Happy Saturday! Sales are heating up the closer we get to Memorial Day Weekend, so if you are in need something or have had something on your list…now is a great time to grab it! Ash and I just bought a couple of dresses for summer at Anthro, and I have been getting a few … Read more

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Best Sources for Vintage Art and Landscapes

This last few weeks have me looking at my home under even more of a microscope than usual! I don’t know about you guys, but spending 10+ weeks under stay at home orders so far, has me going a bit stir crazy and wanting to really get this place finished up. One thing I have … Read more

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Threshold Designed with Studio Mcgee

Have you seen it? If there is one bright spot in this week’s quarantine, it’s that Target is releasing new products as part of their Threshold line in partnership with Studio McGee.  Yep, you read that right! All that pretty stuff you see on her site…she’s now got a line of her own available at … Read more

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Interior Designer’s Favorite Decor for Less

The more I shop for clients the more I challenge myself to find the best deals. It’s like a scavenger hunt with a really great reward at the end. 😉 It’s often hard to find the gorgeous products you see online in all of the designer home photos on Instagram and Pinterest. Unless you are … Read more

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Wall Art for Teenage Girl Bedrooms

I feel like things are moving at a snails pace around here, but I am happy to say that Ashley’s teen girl bedroom is finally coming together!  I feel like I have spent months looking for the perfect girl bedroom sets, and teenage girl room colors…and now it is starting to happen!  While it’s not … Read more

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Master Bedroom Ideas : Home Decor

This summer our little house is going through some changes.  Some needed, some just for fun.  Summer is SO short this year, and since we use our house as the base for our little homeschool during the school year, my timeline is limited.  I have been researching and meeting with contractors over the last few … Read more

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How to set the perfect Christmas Table

Are you hosting Christmas dinner at your place this year?  Even if you aren’t, there is something fun about setting a perfect Christmas table.  We are not the most formal people at our house, we eat off of paper plates most of the time because I like to cut down on the number of dishes … Read more

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The Moody Blues… a Blue Mantel Re-do with Chinese Urns

Lately, I’ve been seeing all of these gorgeous blue Chinese urns all over in fabulous room designs.  I have been dying to get my hands on one, and last week, I had narrowed it down to three.  I loved the shape of these, the size of this one, and just the overall look of this one.   What to do?!  … Read more

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Interior Design: Tween Girl Bedroom Design Purple and Turquoise

Over the course of the last several months, I’ve had the pleasure of working on a project for some dear friends of ours who just made a cross-country move back to our neck of the woods.  They still owned their home here and had been renting it out for the last many years.  Having left years … Read more

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Reading Nook : Create a Cozy Space

I was at HomeGoods the other day and even though I “just ran in for one thing” we all know how that goes. 😉  I passed by all the fun new fall decor and couldn’t help myself.  I wanted to bring a little bit more of a fall vibe into my bedroom, so I grabbed a few … Read more

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