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best cyber monday deals

The Biggest and BEST Cyber Monday Deals

It’s late here…technically Monday, but still Sunday night if you haven’t gone to bed yet, right? πŸ˜‰ it has been a whirlwind of a weekend with SO much fun family time. Sometimes it’s hard to get back into the swing of things. And…it’s supposed to SNOW tomorrow. Maybe if I don’t go to bed it … Read more

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walmart fashion

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Cute Winter fashion with Walmart

I cannot believe how cold it is here in Utah. It happened so fast I feel like Mother Nature is making us pay for our unseasonably warm Sept/Oct with a down right freezing November! Brrrrr! This So Cal girl is not cut out for this. At least let me ease into it! πŸ˜‰ Lucky for … Read more

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great gifts for bakers

The Best Gifts for Bakers from Amazon

If you’ve been visiting the blog for a bit, then you’ve probably figured out that we like to bake around here. πŸ˜‰ Did you catch the latest recipe for pumpkin bread with a streusel topping? Heavenly. πŸ˜‰ There’s an awesome baking store here in Salt Lake that both Ash and I love to go wander … Read more

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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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unique gifts for the cook

Unique Gifts for Cooks from Amazon

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE to cook. A well stocked kitchen is a high priority for me. All the gadgets and gizmos to make cooking easy and fun. When John and I were first married we loved going to the grocery store and picking out ingredients to make fun things at home … Read more

unique gifts for the cook
Best Selling Walmart Gifts on Sale

Best Selling Walmart Gifts on Sale

Black Friday deals are happening so early this year, I can hardly keep track of all the deals! Are you making a list and checking it twice? People are definitely shopping earlier this year and everyone is on the hunt for the best deals they can find. With prices climbing faster than ever I’m feeling … Read more

Best Selling Walmart Gifts on Sale
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
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
Amazon Prime Early Access Deals

My Favorite Amazon Prime Early Access Deals

Everyone is going crazy this week! Between 80% off Wayfair deals, Target Deal Days, Walmart Deal Days and now Amazon Prime Early Access Deals…I can’t keep up with all the early holiday sales! (Not to mention my favorite Madewell just kicked off a sale today too!) Did you know that 70% of shoppers will complete … Read more

Amazon Prime Early Access Deals
target deal days

Target Deal Days – Awesome Early Black Friday Deals

I can’t believe that the time is here to start shopping for the holidays! This year is honestly going by at lightning speed. I feel like I was just getting excited for Andy to come home this summer and now it’s practically Christmas!! Whoa! Target is kicking off what is going to be a week … 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! πŸ˜‰ This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read … Read more

Halloween Home Decor
saturday sale favorites

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

saturday sale favorites
DIY Halloween Decor Indoor Halloween Decorating iDeas

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

DIY Halloween Decor Indoor Halloween Decorating iDeas
dorm storage solutions

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! πŸ™‚ This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Nightstand … Read more

Pink Peppermint's Picks

Pink Peppermint’s Picks

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means! Time for this week’s edition of Pink Peppermint’s Picks. I’m waiting on several of these fun things to arrive on my doorstep…I can’t wait! I hope you love them too! This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Swimsuit | Art | Lighting | … Read more

Pink Peppermint's Picks
valentine gift ideas

Valentine Gift Ideas For The One You Love

It’s always crazy to me when we hit February. Sometimes January can seem to drag on, but once February hits, it feels like it’s go time! It’s already a short month to being with and then add in the Super Bowl, three day weekends, and Valentine’s day and it seems to make it fly by! … Read more

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best cyber monday sales

Best Cyber Monday Sales

How’s the shopping coming? I feel like everyone has been starting their Black Friday and now Cyber Monday sales early…Amazon has been doing deals all day and I am a little late getting this up, but I’ve been spending the day with family enjoying the last few minutes of this fun holiday weekend! I can’t … Read more

best cyber monday sales
Walmart Black Friday Deals for Days

All of the Best Black Friday Sales & Walmart Deals for Days Finds

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It’s late here and Thanksgiving just officially started 2 minutes ago! Wahoo! I have been feeling like I am missing out on so many great deals all day doing crazy Thanksgiving prep. I’ll be swamped in the morning too, John and Ash are running a 5K, so I need to get a … Read more

Walmart Black Friday Deals for Days
Best stocking stuffers under $15

Awesome Stocking Stuffers Under $15

How do you fill Christmas stockings in your house? Are they a big deal? Do you wrap the gifts in your stockings? I know there are all kinds of stocking stuffers that are popular. I know people that fill their family’s stockings with necessities like socks and toothbrushes, I know some that fill them with … Read more

Best stocking stuffers under $15
weekend wishlist

Weekend Wishlist

Sparkles and bells and glitter oh my! We are in full on holiday mode around here! Woohoo!! Is your decor going up this week…or is it already up? I am planning to really dial up the intensity on the gift buying this week…maybe even have it almost all wrapped up by the time Cyber Monday … Read more

weekend wishlist
great gift ideas from Walmart

Great Gift Ideas from Walmart

How’s your gift list looking this season? Everyone I’ve talked to is definitely shopping early…are you usually an early shopper or do you like to wait until the last minute? I usually like to get the bulk of my shopping done early, and then save a few little things to get right at the last … Read more

great gift ideas from Walmart
gifts for the baker

Great Gifts for the Baker

As many of you know, my cute Ashley has recently started a little cupcake business, @tinybirdbakeshop on Instagram. She creates beautiful (and insanely delicious) custom cupcakes for birthdays, weddings, and lots of other events, along with specialty boxes that she makes and sells once a month. She loves to create new flavors and spends hours … Read more

gifts for the baker
weekend wishlist

Weekend Wishlist

Happy Friday! It’s early in the morning and I can’t sleep…too many sugarplums dancing through my head I guess. πŸ˜‰ Nothing a little retail therapy can’t help with. lol! I’m excited to share this weekend’s wishlist full of pretty things for your closet, your home and everyone on your list this Christmas. I hope you … Read more

weekend wishlist
great gift guide for the whole family

Great Gift Guide for the Whole Family

Do you guys do group gifts in your family? Or how do you do gifts for your nieces, nephews and such? As my extended family grew when I was little we started doing family gifts. A fun idea with a $50 limit that we would gift to each other. We would draw names each year … Read more

great gift guide for the whole family
pretty Christmas decor from Walmart

Pretty Christmas Decor from Walmart

If you want Christmas decor from Walmart, now is the time to get it! I was walking around one of my favorite neighborhoods in Corona del Mar this past weekend and I could not believe how many cargo ships were sitting out off the coast. It is so crazy!  Stores are having a hard time … Read more

pretty Christmas decor from Walmart
Christmas entry way decor ideas

Prettiest Christmas Garlands for Your Home

Christmas decorations always make everything look so pretty. While I’m not a total minimalist, I’m also usually not one that likes things unnecessarily cluttered…but when it comes to Christmas more seems to be more. πŸ˜‰ I feel like greenery and garlands is what makes the biggest impact when it comes to beautifying our homes for … Read more

Christmas entry way decor ideas
Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Christmas at Target

Cutest Christmas Decor from Hearth & Hand with Magnolia

Today’s the day! Release day for the new Christmas line with Hearth and Hand at Target. Who else is excited? I know with these Target releases things go SO fast. I find myself staying up late to try and catch the releases at midnight, and half the time as soon as the clock turns 12:01am, … Read more

Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Christmas at Target
weekend wishlist

Pink Peppermint’s Picks: The Weekend Wishlist

Happy Saturday! It’s been a little bit of a lazy one for us. John is always up and at ’em early and can’t understand why I like to sleep in. Well, maybe he forgets that I’m the one on teenager duty. πŸ˜‰ I remember the nights of coming home from late football games and nights … Read more

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Gorgeous Neutral Bedroom Design Ideas Mood Board

I have been working on a few projects lately and busy creating some mood boards / design boards to put together some pretty bedroom design ideas, so I thought I would share them here as well. I love a good neutral palette, so this bedroom design is something I would for sure love in my … Read more

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Pretty Pillows for Every Budget

With fall looming on the horizon, I naturally start to think about what new pillows I can mix into our every day decor to start making things feel a little bit more “fallish” around here. If you know me, you know I love pillows and think they are the easiest way to totally update your … Read more

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Legacy Box : Cost, Review and How it Works

I don’t know about you guys, but January is always a month of cleaning, organizing and clearing out in our house. It always feels particularly good after the holidays to clear the clutter. I have had a project on my to-do list for years that I am so excited to finally be doing something about! … Read more

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modern accent chairs

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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Designers favorite decor for less

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. πŸ˜‰ 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

Designers favorite decor for less
Wall art for teen girl bedrooms

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

Wall art for teen girl bedrooms
How to decorate a kids bedroom

Bunk Room Plans : Our Bunk Room Design

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to the Beautiful Bedrooms blogger home tour.Β  Β We were so excited for spring break this year because we had a slew of visitors.Β  It was great to have a reason to put the bunk room plans into action and finalize the bunk room design.Β  I always love any excuse to … Read more

How to decorate a kids bedroom