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Sweets: How to Frost a Cupcake!

Ever wonder how your favorite bakery frosts their cupcakes so perfectly? It isn’t as hard as you might think. You just need the right tools, equipment and technique! The tools and equipment are affordable and easy to find, and in just a few short steps I can show you how to get the professional look … Read more

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Friday Favorites: In the Kitchen Baking Essentials

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…baking season!!  I’m making pies this week, and next week we start on the cookies! 🙂  Do you have a favorite family cookie recipe that you make for neighbors at Christmas time?  I like to make a variety of everything from chocolate chip to decorated Santa sugar cookies.  … 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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Recipes: The Best Stuffing Ever!

I don’t know about you… but me… I grew up on the boxed stuffing mix. That was all fine and dandy when I was a kid. Then… enter marriage and new Thanksgiving traditions. Since our families lived in the same town, we went to two Thanksgiving meals for years on turkey day! That’s a lot … Read more

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Eat: Recipe for Quick and Delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup

Dreaming of cold weather and rain has me wanting to make some homemade soup.  This is one of Ashley’s favorite dinners and a regular in our house, so I thought it was about time to share it here.  It’s super easy and delicious and you know how I feel about that combination! 😉     You can … 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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Pink Peppermint’s Picks: Halloween Costumes for Girls

Halloween is absolutely one of my favorite times of year…but costume shopping stresses me out a little.  Am I crazy?  I love looking through all the cute options and then I have a tough time picking…fortunately she’ll still let me give her my opinion…I know those days are limited!  She is pushing a bit for … Read more

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Interior Design: Chalk Paint Workshop with Peinture Studios

For quite some time now I’ve been hearing all about the wonders of chalk paint.  I have several older pieces around my home, that were in need of some attention…you know the kind…not cool enough to be antiques, just old and beat up. 😉  In a search for more information about this amazing paint, I … Read more

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Interior Design: Going for Gold

I admittedly am usually a silver fan, but lately I can’t get enough of gold! Browsing through the Anthropologie website earlier today looking for some design inspiration I came across several items that are definitely going on my Christmas list! 🙂 Here are my faves…especially that pendant lamp!! Dying! Illume Boulangerie Jar, Tall Shimmering Jacquard Curtain … Read more

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Mix and Match Note Card Box Sets by Shutterfly

I don’t now about you, but I still love good old fashioned snail mail.  I’m sure it has something to do with my love of paper.  Whatever the reason, I still get a little excited each day when I hear the familiar sound of the mail truck, as the anticipation of what might be waiting … Read more

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Shutterfly Baby: My Latest Project

It’s always such a pleasure to work with Shutterfly, and I’m so excited for my newest project.  I know it’s not necessarily typical, but my favorite part of working with their amazing products is the opportunity that it gives me to design my own line of products.  It’s a total dream.  Here’s a sneak peek … Read more

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New August 2014 Pink Peppermint Monthly Paper Pack

I’m so excited to bring you our latest product! Our new monthly Paper Pack is designed to help make your life more scheduled and organized in a cute and fun way! Available as a downloadable pack, you can print out as many sheets as you need of each Paper Pack, print out multiple calendars, charts, … Read more

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Introducing the New Pink Peppermint Monthly Paper Pack

I’m so excited to bring you our latest product! Our new monthly Paper Pack is designed to help make your life more scheduled and organized in a cute and fun way! 🙂 Available as a downloadable pack, you can print out as many sheets as you need of each Paper Pack, print out multiple calendars, … Read more

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Gone Fishing Party by Lauren Haddox Designs

Are you ready to reel in some fun??!! I had a blast working on my boys’ birthday party this year. I think one of the main reasons I enjoyed it so much is because I teamed up with Angela of Angela Marie Events to collaborate on the styling. She brought so many creative ideas to … Read more

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Photography Tips: How to Take Better Pictures of your Party

Here’s a quick photography trick that will add a little brightness to your party table! Whether you are taking photos indoors or out, most pictures of your party details can benefit from a little bounced light. In photography terms, “bouncing” means placing a reflective surface in the path of your light source, so it reflects … 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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Cakes: What’s Trending Now

[pinit] Is it just me, or are cakes getting more beautiful by the day?  I’m getting hungry just looking at these. There are a few cake styles trending that I love! I’m sharing a few here today. If you see one you like, check with your local bakery to see if they can make that … Read more

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Colorful Candy Crush Party

I’m not much of a gamer, but thanks to my kids I am now a HUGE fan of Candy Crush.  When I first saw this awesome Candy Crush themed party by Mona of Lush Parties, I knew I had to share it here! 🙂  The colors and fabulous details on all of the sweets are … Read more

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed Birthday Party

The theme of this party was based off of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, but we changed it to Breakfast at Lola’s (the birthday girls name). Instead of going with the traditional accent color of silver we did everything in GOLD. – The children’s tables were set up as a Kings Table on little mini 6 fts and … Read more

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Happy New Year!

I hope that you all have a wonderful evening and happy healthy new year! 🙂   xoxo- tammy

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Styled Photo Shoots: The Back to School Shoot

I love to photograph beautiful things.  I think that’s really why I started creating parties.  I was a photographer, and then I needed pretty things to shoot! 🙂  While I don’t shoot much in the way of family pictures anymore, I do REALLY enjoy setting up fun, styled shoots for special occasions.  This week I … 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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