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June 2020


National Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 26, 2020

Happy National Take Your Dog to Work Day!

Take a look inside Mud Pie’s home office

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Meet the Mud Pie pups

Did you know Mud Pie is a dog friendly office?

Mud Pie strives to add laughter, inspiration, and joy to every day occasions. Living by this motto, Mud Pie’s Atlanta office is dog-friendly! There are many advantages of a dog-friendly workplace including helping reduce employee stress, boosting morale, and promoting productivity. Not only is having dogs in the office great for the employees, but it also allows the dogs to socialize rather than being left home alone.

Meet the famous office dogs below!

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Ryder

Meet Ryder! As the newest addition to the Mud Pie family it is safe to say Ryder has stolen the hearts of everyone in the office. When she’s not running around saying hi to friends, Ryder can be found taking a nap in her mom, Angie’s, office. Angie, Senior National Account Manager, says her favorite part about bringing Ryder to the office is all the benefits Ryder receives from being exposed to other people and all of the other office dogs! At an impressive 8 pounds, Ryder is able to steal the spotlight and bring smiles to everyone in the office, in exchange for cuddles, of course.

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Jax

Next up we have Jax! Jax is a favorite around the office and can even be seen featured in our catalogs. While he may be sporting devil horns from our Halloween pet collection, Jax is truly an angel. He enjoys saying hi to everyone who passes his mom, Haley’s, desk. Haley, Assistant Technical Designer, enjoys bringing Jax to the office because he is the sweetest coworker and always brightens her day! When he’s not snacking on Skinny Pop popcorn, Jax can be found babysitting the puppies in the office. In true Jax fashion, his favorite Mud Pie product is the Attention Seeker Dog Bed because he loves how great his naps are on it while mom is in a meeting!

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Birdie

Meet Birdie! Rescued by Mattie, Social Media and Ecommerce Manager, Birdie loves to come to the office to spend time with her momma and enjoys the many snacks her coworkers treat her to throughout the day. Mattie will tell you that having Birdie at the office is an instant stress reliever, not only because she is too cute, but also because she does not have to worry about Birdie home alone. Birdie enjoys rice and chicken broth but on the occasional cheat day indulges in cheeseburgers and fried chicken (we feel you girl). When she’s not playing with her sisters Peanut and Lula, Birdie can be found cuddled up in her favorite Mud Pie Muslin Swaddle Blankets. They are soft and comfy yet light enough to burrow into during the summer!

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Millie

Meet Millie! When she’s not begging for food and getting her way, Millie can be found saying hi to all her friends around the office. Millie’s mom, Ashley, Digital Marketing Manager, loves bringing her to work to spend time with her and is secretly trying to make Millie love her more than her fiancé. Millie loves to take adventures to the dog park to play fetch and sit in the water bowl, just so the other dogs cannot get to it. Millie has been coming to the office since she was a tiny puppy who could fit under her mom’s chair. Millie’s favorite Mud Pie product is the Doodle Dog Plush Woobie because it looks just like her!

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Olive

Last but certainly not least is this precious pup, Olive! Olive can always be found lounging around in her mom, Hillary’s office. Hillary, Kids Gift and Accessories Design Manager, loves bringing Olive to work with her because she is a chill lazy pup that loves her naps on momma’s desk. Olive loves to be wrapped up in Mud Pie’s Leopard Faux Fur Blanket to snooze the day away. While she is calm and lovable, Olive is known to bark at Jax (featured above) when he steals her bones. When shes not munching on her beloved bones, Olive can be found enjoying her favorite foods, cheese and green beans.

National Take Your Dog to Work Day - Featured Products

Want to shop the pup’s favorite Mud Pie products? Find the Attention Seeker Dog Bed, Muslin Swaddle Blankets, Plush Woobies, Faux Fur Blankets, and more at Mud Pie! From gifts for the pet lover in your life to goodies for your own pet, Mud Pie has you covered.

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Summer

June 19, 2020

Make the Most of Summer with Mud Pie
Make the Most of Summer with Mud Pie

Spring has sprung and now it’s time for summer fun! Tomorrow is the official first day of summer and it’s time to get outside and soak up the sun. We’ve curated 5 ways to make the most out of this summer with Mud Pie!

1. Rediscover your backyard

It’s time to get outdoors and what better way to enjoy the warmer weather than in your own backyard. Whether it’s redecorating with lanterns and hanging plants, or entertaining friends and family with a cheese board or serving platter, Mud Pie has you covered! Don’t forget to stay hydrated while in the heat with must-have coasters and a glass pitcher!

Make the Most of Summer - Rediscover Your Backyard

2. Relax poolside!

It’s time to get your tan on and relax poolside! Head to the water in style with an embroidered cover up and coordinating straw bag, perfect for holding your pool day essentials. Your kiddos are sure to tag along in mom and mini style with essential Mud Pie swimsuits and cover ups! 

Make the Most of Summer - Relax Poolside

3. Take a road trip

Got travel on the brain? Take a road trip and explore with friends and family! Make overnight packing easy with a travel inspired tote bag. Keep your essentials organized with a cosmetic pouch and jewelry travel case! Road trips call for comfy clothes only! Dress for style and comfort with an easy t-shirt dress or cozy layering cardigan.

Make the Most of Summer - Road Trip

4. Sip on a new cocktail

Perfect your cocktail making skills this summer with all the bar tools you’ll need! Impress your guests with barware accessories, such as a “punny” jigger, whiskey rock set or must-have glasses. Clean up after a night of showcasing your bartending talents with drink inspired hand towels.

Make the Most of Summer - Sip on a New Cocktail

5. Surprise a friend you haven’t seen in a while

Haven’t seen a friend in a while? Let them know you’re thinking of them with a sweet gift! Whether you’re mailing a makeup pouch or notebook trio across the country, or surprising them on their doorstep with a bottle of wine or candle, Mud Pie has a gift to brighten everyone’s mood this summer!

Make the Most of Summer - Surprise a Friend

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The Ultimate Father’s Day BBQ with Andrea Denes

June 12, 2020

Mud Pie x Life on Cedar Lane


Father’s Day is around the corner and we’ve partnered with Andrea Denes of Life on Cedar Lane, to show off her top picks for the perfect backyard Father’s Day celebration.

Life on Cedar Lane's Father's Day Outdoor Barbeque

With a gorgeous home in Chicago, and a busy mom of four, Andrea shares a peek inside her family life and home design, to bring the best products to her followers. Follow along as we share her ideas for entertaining essentials and gifts for him!

Who doesn’t love a charcuterie board? This round oversized wood board and cheese marker set are perfect for not only an outdoor BBQ, but indoor serving as well. Pick up some of Dad’s favorite meats and cheeses to kick off the celebration right!

Life on Cedar Lane's Father's Day Barbeque - Charcuterie Board

Place this eye-catching rattan tray on the table to keep your glasses, plates, and napkins organized while the burgers are grilling! Not only ideal for a night of outdoor entertaining, but also great for the coffee table to hold books, pictures, or flowers.

Life on Cedar Lane's Father's Day Barbeque - Rattan Trays

When you’re ready to stock the bar for Dad, Mud Pie has you covered with must-have gifts for him! Whether you are cracking a cold one on Father’s Day or serving margaritas poolside all summer long, these drink ware tools are the perfect addition to any bar!

Life on Cedar Lane's Father's Day Barbeque - Stock the Bar

Don’t forget, Father’s Day is June 21!

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Six Tips on Outdoor Decorating by Kate Susannah Home

June 5, 2020

Mud Pie x Kate Susannah Home

Summer is here and it’s finally time to refresh that outdoor space you’ve ignored all winter! Kate Jacobowitz, owner and principal designer of Kate Susannah Home, offers some simple styling tips using Mud Pie’s accessories that will make your outdoor spaces easy, breezy and resort-worthy.

Outdoor Decorating by Kate Susannah Home - Meet Kate Jacobowitz!

See below for our full conversation with Kate Jacobowitz outlining her top 6 tips for outdoor decorating.

Kate Susannah Home is a boutique interior design company based in Hoboken, NJ. We create timeless, comfortable and curated designs that are catered to our clients’ needs and style. With an affinity for organic color, texture and pattern, we create balanced, livable spaces perfectly in sync with our clients.

Outdoor Decorating by Kate Susannah Home - Front Porch Decor!

1) Change out doormats seasonally – this is an easy, budget friendly way to give guests a special welcome as soon as they arrive! The Beach Braided Jute Accent Doormat sets the tone – it’s time to relax and kick off those flip flops!

2) Keep baskets right outside the door for fun and easy access to towels and sandals. We used the Blue Seagrass Basket Set which has beautiful watery, nautical blue tones.

3) Three-dimensional wall art will make a unique statement outside your home- don’t be afraid to use items every day in non-traditional ways. Here, the Rattan Chevron Trays serve a dual purpose: we created a living wall by simply weaving through fresh cut greens. Use any stems, flowers or branches from outside to get this look. These can be switched out as often as needed.

Outdoor Decorating by Kate Susannah Home - How to use trays for wall decor!

4) Candle-lit lanterns make your entry welcoming and intimate. Mixing sizes and styles gives your space character and dimension. The Faceted Glass Lanterns give off a warm glow and the brass accents feel luxe.

Outdoor Decorating by Kate Susannah Home - How to style your patio!

5) Change out pillows and throws seasonally, and don’t be afraid to mix and match patterns and sizes. Anchor your furniture with a pair of larger pillows and layer on smaller sizes for an outdoor oasis feel. Mixing the Gray Pom-Pom Pillow with the Indigo Block Print Dhurrie Cotton Lumbar Pillow feels unexpected and cool. The Navy Stripe Throw adds another fun layer to the mix.

6) Mix different textures and materials when picking out serving pieces – a hand carved wood bowl feels warm and earthy while cloth napkins bring an easy elegance to your outdoor space. The Carved Wood Nested Bowl mixes perfectly with the beautiful Stripe Printed Porto Dinner Napkin Set.

Outdoor Decorating by Kate Susannah Home - How to style your patio!

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