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Week in Review

What a week! Can you believe that it was just Halloween a week ago today? I don’t know why, but to me it seems like it was already a month ago. Time just seems to be going faster and faster these days. Am I the only one that feels like that? HALLOWEEN FUN Ash and … Read more

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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. | | | | | | | | Barstool | Wreath | Velvet Pillow | Leather Pillow  take an extra 40% off sale items! Think … 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 .  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 .  Do you remember this post?  At the time, I had visions of Sugar Plums (and The Frame) dancing in my head as … 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 Housewarming Surprise with FTD

By now it’s probably no secret that with the renovation on the #1987fixerupper we have been feeling a little out of sorts around here since the move.  It’s been especially rough on the kids missing friends and not having a place that feels like a home to rest their heads.  Living in a construction zone … Read more

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Best Memorial Day Weekend Sales : Favorite Sale Picks

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!  I hope you are kicking things off this Saturday morning by relaxing and enjoying some time with friends and family.  We spent a wild night in LA last night, so we are definitely lounging around this morning…which means one thing for me…online shopping!  Memorial Day Weekend not only means the beginning … Read more

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24 Patriotic Outfit Ideas and Decor Items You Need This Summer

Every year at this time my red, white, and blue obsession starts to return.  The weather is heating up and Memorial Day is right around the corner.  I suddenly have the urge to break out the flag, toss some red and blue throw pillows around and wear stars and stripes.  If you are super patriotic … 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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Easy Weeknight Meals with HelloFresh

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HelloFreshPics #cbias #CollectiveBias Now that we have been in school for the last month or so, I have to say the schedule of having one in high school, one still homeschooling, early morning seminary, after school activities and … Read more

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June Pretty Project Party

Summer is in full swing (yay!) and hopefully you’ve been able to enjoy the warm weather and longer days. The Pretty Project Party is back today and we can’t wait to see all the pretty projects you’ve been working on over the past month. But first, let’s check out what all of the hostesses have … Read more

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May Pretty Project Party

Hello, friends!  Welcome to the May Pretty Project Party!  It’s been another great month for all the hostesses as we freshen our homes for spring and summer!  We’re ready for it!  And we’re ready for you all to show us what you’ve been up to as well.  Here are a few things that have been … Read more

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Kendra Scott Event with A Thoughtful Place

I was honored to be asked by my sweet friend Courtney of A Thoughtful Place Blog to snap some pictures of her at a beautiful evening at the store at Fashion Island.  Have you ever been to a Kendra Scott store?  Although I am familiar with her beautiful jewelry pieces from seeing them at all … Read more

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April Pretty Project Party Features

Hello and welcome back! Do you know what one of the best things about hosting The Pretty Project Party is? The Inspiration! It’s like a mini Pinterest feed right on the blog— full of beautiful spaces, creative DIY’s and all sorts of amazing decor & styling tips and tricks! Today we are sharing our featured … Read more

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It’s Time for the April Pretty Project Party!

Can you believe it is April already?!  These months are flying by and that means it’s time for the April Pretty Project Party!  We can’t wait to see all the pretty projects you’ve been working on over the last few weeks. Here’s a peek at what all of the hostesses have been up to this … Read more

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Pretty Project Party- March

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The Pretty Project Party is back today and we can’t wait to see all the pretty projects you’ve been working on over the past month. But first, let’s check out what all of the hostesses have been up to this past month. ___________________________________________ Julie and her husband have a tradition of … 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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Free Printable Valentine: Will You ‘ofishally” be my valentine?

Here’s an oldie but goodie…our most popular valentine ever…pinned hundreds of thousands of times! Wow!! Yep…you read that right! 🙂 These were created using pillow boxes a little satin ribbon, a 1.5 inch circle punch, a 2 inch scallop punch and some goldfish crackers. you know, a little salty to cut through all the sweets … Read more

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