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Best After Christmas Sales and Deals

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Now is the time to stock up on all the things you didn’t find under the tree. 😉 So many great sales and deals this week!  Here’s what you need to know to find them.   ANTHROPOLOGIE take 30% off all sale, no code needed…so much good stuff.  Their … Read more

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Saturday Shopping and Sales

Happy Saturday!  I hope you have a fun fall day planned.  These sales and deals will hopefully make it even more fun! 😉 Affiliate links are included in this post. Earrings | Handbag | Scarf | Jeans | Sweater | Rug | Shoes | Tree | Barstool | Wreath | Velvet Pillow | Leather Pillow … Read more

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Pink Peppermint’s Picks

It’s my birthday, it’s my birthday, I’m gonna party like it’s my birthday. I’ve added a few extra fun things to this week’s Pink Peppermint’s Picks because…well, because I was shopping for my birthday coming up and found a ton of fun stuff. 😉 lol! Some are a bit more a splurge than usual…like that … Read more

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Stock Your Craft Room Giveaway

Happy Monday! Since Monday’s are hard, a few of my FAVORITE blogger friends and I have decided to host a HUGE Stock Your Craft Room Giveaway! That should turn your Monday blues right around! This group of gals are my daily dose of inspiration and motivation. They all mean so, so much to me. Make … Read more

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Framing our Space with Samsung The Frame

This post is sponsored by Samsung.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Months ago, when we first started this crazy renovation, I was SO excited to introduce you guys to the Samsung Frame.  Do you remember this post?  At the time, I had visions of Sugar Plums (and The Frame) dancing in my head … Read more

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Connected Home with Samsung

This post is sponsored by Samsung.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. If you’ve been following along with our 1987 Fixer Upper then you know it has been a major project modernizing this home. Essentially everything in the house is new…plumbing, electrical, walls, ceilings, doors, you name it…it’s new. 😉 One great thing that … Read more

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Happy Halloween!

I hope you have a wonderful, safe Halloween with all your little ghouls!  May you find lots of Reeses Peanut Butter Cups in your little one’s stash. 😉 xoxo, tammy

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Louis Vuitton and Hunter Giveaway

Happy Monday!  I’ve got a little something fun for you today to kick off the holiday gift giving. 🙂  I’ve teamed up with several other bloggers to give away this amazing prize package worth over $1400!  A Louis Vuitton Never full bag, Hunter boots in your choice of color, and a beautiful blanket scarf.  You … Read more

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Happy New Year!!!

Have a wonderful, safe holiday! Looking forward to a great 2016!! Tammy

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Design the Good : Vote for Confidence

Late last night I heard about a contest and decided on a whim to enter.  I’m not typically a dreamer in the sense that entering contests usually doesn’t appeal to me, but for some reason…maybe the fact that it was very late and I wasn’t in my right mind 😉 spoke to me.   The … Read more

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Find me at HomeGoods Today!

Here’s a sneak peek at the shoot I did for HomeGoods.  Find me over on the Design Happy blog today talking all about fall entertaining tips! 🙂  There are tons of fun images too! 🙂 Happy Monday! tammy

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Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway

Happy Wednesday! Just wanted to let you all now that I am participating in a $300 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway today through Friday. If you love Anthro as much as I do, this is your chance to get some serious fun money! 🙂 Details on how to enter are over on instagram… And, if you’re … Read more

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Hope, Faith and Love: Where Hope Grows

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Godspeed Pictures, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #wherehopegrowsmovie http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV I don’t know about you guys, but for myself and my family I am always on the hunt for uplifting and inspirational movies and television shows to … Read more

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Sweets: Nutella Cinnamon Palmiers

Palmiers are a sweet little french treat you can make at home! Start with defrosted puff pastry (found in most grocery store freezer sections), Nutella and cinnamon sugar. Spread the Nutella across the pastry with a rubber spatula or butter knife. Next, sprinkle generously with the cinnamon sugar mixture and begin to roll one side … Read more

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Sweets: Rainbow Cake, a Second Way!

Remember last week we made a gloriously tall rainbow cake for St. Patrick’s Day? Well why not kill two rainbows with one stone? If you’re going to all the trouble of coloring your cake batter six ways, let’s use that leftover goodness to make a whole new treat! It’s simple as can be. Fill cupcake … Read more

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Wedding Trends: Save the Dates

Spring is in the air and that means wedding season is right around the corner!  Woohoo!  I get emails frequently from soon to be brides, looking for advice on planning and designing their big day.  One of my favorite things to tell them is that it’s not difficult to personalize this most personal of occasions.  With … Read more

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Interior Design: Five Fresh Design Ideas for Using Wood in Your Home

The addition of wood in any space makes it feel warmer and welcoming. Reclaimed  It enhances modern spaces and adds a touch of character and history to a contemporary home.  It’s not just for your floors anymore either.  Here are five of my favorite fresh design ideas to use wood and some great ideas for … Read more

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Sweets: Magical Mini Cakes

Everything is more darling in miniature form, don’t you think? This sweet cake is a simple little show stopper! Bake your favorite cake recipe and take a circular cookie cutter or a round glass and cut several layers. Frost between each layer and stack! Wouldn’t this cake be the most perfect 1st birthday dessert for … Read more

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Style: Classic and Comfy: What I Wore to Alt Summit

I can’t believe it’s been a week since Alt Summit.  Only a week ago I was sitting in classes surrounded by talented and creative people trying to learn how to create more fun and inspiring content for y’all here on the blog.  It was inspiring, overwhelming and physically exhausting!  As ridiculous as this probably sounds, one of the … Read more

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Sweets: Cake Pan Preparation

How many cake pans do you own that have been turned dark and sticky from cooking spray? I’ve owned a million. I thought cooking spray was the best way to go for years and years. Once I started baking professionally, I decided it was time to get serious, get new pans and figure out a … Read more

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Sweets: Salted Caramel Monkey Bread Mash Up

Recently, my husband and I celebrated our 3rd wedding anniversary at the gorgeous Rancho Bernardo Inn, located in beautiful, sunny San Diego. One of the highlights of our trip was enjoying one of the most decadent, cozy desserts I’ve ever had. At the hotel’s Veranda restaurant, Sean and I decided to try their cinnamon monkey … Read more

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Creating with Microsoft, Bing and Wayfair for the Alt Dream Studio

You guys!!! The Alt countdown is on and I am SO excited!! Maybe you’ve seen on instagram, but fun little packages from the amazing sponsors have been arriving almost daily over the last week or so. On Monday a package arrived from Microsoft and Wayfair that I was just a little excited about! 😉 In … Read more

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DIY Closet Organization and Outfit Look Book

I have talked to SO many friends who have struggles with their kids and getting them dressed.  I know for some moms and kiddos it can be a super stressful, daily battle.  Kids are asserting their independence and want to choose what they wear, sometimes things that look crazy, or aren’t appropriate for the weather or occasion, … Read more

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Sweets: Red Velvet Bliss

Raise your hand if you’re a fan of red velvet desserts! I’ve got both my hands up. Ordering this southern classic is easy as pie, but getting that bakery quality red velvet flavor and coloring is a whole other challenge. Until now. Let me introduce you to the cheat of the century. LorAnn’s Red Velvet … Read more

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Stay Organized: My Favorite Calendars for 2015

Have you gotten used to writing 2015 on your checks yet?  It will be May before I have it down. 😉  With Christmas break coming to an end this weekend and school and real life picking up speed again on Monday morning (ugh!) I figured it’s time for me to get organized.  I am not … 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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Recipe: Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting and Toffee

I love pumpkin desserts…but I don’t really care for pumpkin pie.  Is that  funny?  I’m the same way with Bananas.  I LOVE banana bread, banana chips etc., but I can’t eat a regular banana…they make me gag. 😉 Weird, I know. 😉  With Thanksgiving coming up next week, I thought I’d share one of my … Read more

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