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Winter Wears: Mud Pie’s Favorite Fashion Pieces for 2019

January 3, 2019

Must-Have Women’s Fashion Pieces for 2019

This year, one of our New Year’s resolutions is to be more stylish. To step outside of the box and dive head first into what is trending for the season. We are giving our closets a Mud Pie makeover and we couldn’t be more excited to add more fashion pieces to our closet! We spent the afternoon with our Mud Pie babe Jessica, Manager of Social & Digital Marketing, and skipped around town trying on new winter wardrobe must-have outfits!

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Our top three trends going into 2019 are ones we can’t get enough of:

1. Sleeve Details

2. Fringe, fringe, FRINGE

3. Layering it on

Sleeve Details

Bell sleeves, fringe sleeves, wide sleeves, we love it all. The tiered bell sleeve in our Dawson Ruffle Sweater takes a winter sweater basic and steps it up a notch.

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Dawson Ruffle Sweater (comes in three colors)

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Lexington Scarf Wrap (comes in three colors)

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Fringe

Ok, we are obsessed.  From sweaters, to cardigans, to ponchos, turtlenecks, scarves and off the shoulder tops, we put fringe on everything. The trend adds that extra detail you need to make a statement. Shop the trend: Fringe with Benefits

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Beckham Fringe Sweater (comes in two colors) | Elyse Denim Leggings (comes in four colors)

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Layering it on

There is just something about winter and layering on mixed prints, materials and basics. Every closet needs lovely layers to spice up a simple basic. Our outwear is perfect for those cold winter days, but also those warmer transitional days. Jessica wears our best selling Dixie Turtleneck and folds it over the cuff of our  Anniston Cardigan . Obsession alert!!

PS. don’t forget about our first ever trench style jacket! The Joey Jacket is a flattering coat you can wear for seasons to come!

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Dixie Turtleneck (comes in two colors) | Anniston Cardigan (comes in three colors)

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Joey Jacket

Mud Pie Must Have Fashion Pieces

Let us know

What are your winter wardrobe go-tos?

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Celebrate with Mud Pie’s Wedding Shop

December 27, 2018

Time to Pop the Bubbly & Shop our Wedding Shop

It’s winter wedding season and we are falling in love with all of the sweet couples getting married in the next few months. At Mud Pie, we love celebrating every day. But Celebrating the BIG DAY is one we want everyone to remember. So your bestie gal is getting a hubby and it is time to celebrate? Mud Pie has everything for the day after the engagement, to the bachelorette party, to the day you’ll want to last a lifetime! Shop the Wedding Shop now!

Recently Engaged

Mud Pie's Wedding Shop

Heart Trinket Dishes | Future Mrs. Wedding Sash | Wedding Mugs | Laurel One Shoulder Dress

Wine Glass Topper Sets | Bride Tote Bag | Mrs. Carry All Case

For the Bridesmaids

Mud Pie's Wedding Shop

Bridesmaid Tank Top | Bachelorette Wedding Sash | Bridesmaid Carry All Case | Initial Bangle Bracelet

Bridesmaid Ask Bottle Bag | Initial Stud Reversible Earrings | Bridesmaid Tote Bag  | Initial Wine Bottle Stopper

Bride Squad Champagne Glass

For the Wedding Day

Mud Pie's Wedding Shop

Happily Ever After Keepsake Box | Wedding Wish Jar | Card Box Set | Wedding Cake Server Set

Double Picture Frame | Recipe Box Set | Hooray Cake Topper | Commemorative Wedding Plate

Don’t Forget about the Groom & Groomsmen

Mud Pie's Wedding Shop

Shot Glass Paddle Board Set | Stainless Steel Flasks | Ceramic Mug Sets | Beer Pint Glasses

Canvas Dopp Kits | Jigger Shot Glasses | Leather Drink Sleeves | Shot Glass Sets

Wood Bottle Opener Coaster | Initial marble Bottle Opener

For the Bridal Shower or the Wedding Gift
Mud Pie's Wedding Shop

Wedding Invitation Frame | Mr. & Mrs. MugsCommemorative Wedding Plate | Marble Serving Set 

Mrs. Apron | Mr. & Mrs. Hostess Tray Set | Mr. & Mrs. Wood Board Set | Mr. & Mrs. Hand Towel

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Three Cheers for the New Year with Mud Pie!

December 19, 2018

 

The Countdown to the New Year is On

Be careful, if you blink your eyes, it will be 2019! Can you believe we are closing out 2018 already?! We feel like it just began. First, we want to thank all of you for being the best ever! We have had so much fun seeing all of your posts on Instagram and Facebook, watch your little ones celebrate the holidays, and all of your gorgeous home decor. We are already springing forward to 2019 and we can’t wait to share with you all that we have in store.

But first…

You need the perfect outfit to bring in the New Year! Check out our party pieces your closet needs heading into 2019!

Three Cheers for the New Year with Mud Pie!

Don’t Forget!

We are all for New Year’s decor, but this year we are showing off in style. Our darling 2019 New Years Headband is on sale! Grab one for you and all of your bestie gals for only $2.99 each.

Three Cheers for the New Year with Mud Pie!

In 2019, we want to be best friends!

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Decorating for Christmas with Mud Pie Home Decor

December 4, 2018

Christmas Decor that Matches your Style

The countdown is on, the elves are packing up the gifts and Santa is getting ready to load his sleigh and get to work! It’s one of our favorite months of the year and we are in the Christmas spirit 24/7. We have pulled out the boxes and boxes of Christmas decor and added new items to our endless decorations around the home. Regardless of what your Christmas style is, Mud Pie has something for everyone! Check out our Home Decor videos below!

Vintage

Did you know we have an in-house watercolor artist that does most of our designs? Our vintage red truck and Santa face were hand drawn by her!

Classic

‘Tis the season for tartan everything. We are so obsessed with this classic print, what about you?

Modern

Chic and sophisticated, our modern pieces are perfect for Christmas and even year round.

Santa’s Sleigh is Getting an Early Start this Season

Don’t forget, 12/5 is the last day to ship and get it in time for Christmas! From decor, to gifts, to hostess gifts and stocking stuffers, check out our Christmas Shop and get everyone checked off your list before Santa heads south!

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Shop Small Business Saturday

November 20, 2018

Saturday is Small Business Saturday!

At Mud Pie, everything is a celebration, including Small Business Saturday. Did you know that Mud Pie has over 16,000 retailers across the United States? From California to Texas to right down the street from our warehouse in Georgia! These businesses, big or small, are the heartbeat of our company and we rely on them just as much as they rely on us! Even with the new age of online shopping, there is nothing like walking into a store and getting the ‘in the moment’ experience that our retailers offer.

Why you should shop local this Saturday (and all other days of the week!):

1. Support local business in your area

2. Get the opportunity to touch and feel the item, or even try it on!

3. You can show love to your favorite stores and give love to your favorite bands at the same time

4. Get styling advice from the stylists in the store

5. Some of our retailers even offer gift wrapping (could it get any easier this holiday season?!)

Missed the last chance to shop online?

We have to admit, we can be last minute shoppers when it comes to the holiday season. But luckily we can run into one of our favorite local boutiques to grab those last few Mud Pie Christmas items on our list!

Check out some of our retailers:

Below are a photos from a few of our retailers. Show them some love + follow them on their social channels, too!

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@marthasflowershop

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@theshimmerboutique

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@avillagegiftshop

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@bosombabies

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Baking a Pie this Holiday Season with Mud Pie!

November 2, 2018

Baking in the kitchen with family this holiday season!

We love spending time with family here at Mud Pie and during the holiday season, we find ourselves spending a lot of time in the kitchen! Whether it is with your momma, your grandmother, your sister, brother, dad, uncle, cousin or mother-in-law, we have such a good time sharing stories and spending time whipping up our favorite traditional recipes! I bet you can’t guess what us Mud Pie gals like to bake for Thanksgiving. I’ll give you a second to think about it….

Baking a Pie This Holiday Season with Mud Pie Home

PIES!

Did you guess right? From pecan pie, to apple pie, to mud pies! We are drooling at our desks just thinking about it! Last weekend, we had so much fun hanging with a Mud Pie Momma and her little turkey. They shared laughs, stories and even a pecan fight.

Baking a Pie This Holiday Season with Mud Pie Home

Baking a Pie This Holiday Season with Mud Pie Home

Baking a Pie This Holiday Season with Mud Pie Home

Baking a Pie This Holiday Season with Mud Pie Home

Pie Plate & Server Set | Hand Towels | Mixing Bowls | Tin Turkey Sitter Apron | Mara Sweater

Any way you slice it…

we’ll take a bite no matter what. Is your mouth drooling yet?! We used one of @thefeedfeeds & Love and Olive Oil’s pecan pie recipes and my oh my it was one of the most delicious pies we have ever had. Don’t forget our Pie Plate & Server Set for a perfect presentation of your mouthwatering pie.  We may or may not still be day dreaming about it…

Check out their recipe:

Ingredients

For Crust:

1 3/4 cups (7.75 ounces) White Lily® All-Purpose Flour

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes

4 tablespoons cold unflavored vegetable shortening, cut into cubes

4-6 tablespoons ice water

1 egg, lightly beaten with 1 teaspoon water

For Filling:

1/2 cup pecan halves

1/2 cup chopped pecan pieces

8 ounces dark chocolate, chopped

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into cubes

3/4 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup packed light brown sugar

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

4 large eggs, at room temperature

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. To prepare crust, whisk together flour, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Add butter and shortening and mix with a pastry blender until butter is pretty evenly broken up into pea sized chunks. You can also use your hands to flatten out and break up and larger pieces of butter, as long as your hands are not too warm and will melt the butter.
  2. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of ice water on one fourth of the dough mixture; blend with a fork until that section is evenly moistened. Sprinkle another tablespoon on the next section, and so forth. Mixing the dough a section at at time will help the dough get evenly moistened without getting overmixed. Only use as much water as you need to bring the dough together in a shaggy dough. You may need more or less depending on your specific conditions, but I found about 5 tablespoons was just the right amount.
  3. Gather the dough together in a ball, pressing out any large cracks. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or more to allow the flour to fully absorb the water molecules.
  4. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface or pastry cloth. For a 9-inch pie pan, you want a round approximately 12 inches in diameter. Drape the dough over your rolling pin and gently transfer it to your pie tin, easing it into the bottom without stretching.
  5. Trim edges. If you will be crimping your dough, trim the edges about 1/2-inch out and then fold the edge under, then crimp as desired. For a cut out effect, trim the dough to the edge of the pie pan. Reroll the scraps and cut out shapes using a small cookie cutter. Brush the edge of the crust with an egg wash and then adhere the cut out shapes to it. When finished, brush the edges of the crust that will be exposed with an egg wash and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Refrigerate pie crust for at least 15 minutes while you prepare the filling.
  6. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spread pecans (both chopped and halves) in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant (watch them carefully as they will burn easily!) Set aside to cool.
  7. Gently melt chocolate and butter together in a double boiler or in the microwave, heating in 30 second intervals at 50% power, stirring after each interval. When chocolate is melted and smooth, remove from heat and whisk in sugars and salt until mixture forms a smooth paste. Whisk in eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Whisk in vanilla.
  8. Spread chopped pecans in a layer in the bottom of chilled pie crust. Pour filling over top. Arrange pecan halves on top of filling in a decorative pattern as desired.
  9. Place pie on a baking sheet (just in case) and bake at 325 degrees F for 55 to 65 minutes or until crust is golden and pie is puffed and slightly cracked around the edges, and the center is still just barely jiggly (which will result in a slightly gooey center). If you prefer a firmer pie (more like a fudgy brownie) you can bake the pie slightly longer.
  10. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely to room temperature, about 2 hours, before slicing and serving. After 2 hours if you are not serving it immediately, lightly cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Let come to room temperature prior to serving.

Read more at https://www.loveandoliveoil.com/2017/01/chocolate-fudge-pecan-pie.html

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Style This: The Wilder Suede Dress

October 16, 2018

Style This: Wilder Suede Dress

Say hello to your favorite dress for Fall/Winter. The Wilder Suede Dress can be worn when running around the town to going out on the town! This dress has completely stolen our hearts! The faux suede jumper features a sleeveless design with an ultra-sleek finish and front pocket accents for your must-have essentials. Go ahead, buy both.

Brunch with the Girls

Throw on your favorite band tee under the Wilder Suede Dress and lace up your sparkly sneakers. Add accessories to make your outfit pop even more.

Style This: Wilder Suede Dress

Giving a Presentation

Be confident in our Wilder Suede Dress and throw it on over our Rub Bow Top. You’ll turn heads and crush your presentation! Don’t forget the final touch: our Tiered Drop Ball Statement Earrings (they come in three different colors!)

Style This: Wilder Suede Dress

Dancing away at a Concert

Rock out in our Wilder Suede Dress with a leather jacket over your shoulder. Our collarless v-neckline allows for a fun statement necklace! Layer on our Crescent Layering Necklace (three fun colors) to add a little something extra.

Style This: Wilder Suede Dress

Wilder Suede Dress

Our Wilder Suede Dress comes in both Burgundy  and Black! Want to wear the dress into winter? Throw on a pair of leggings and a turtleneck to keep warm.

Style This: Wilder Suede Dress

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A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

October 8, 2018

Celebrate a Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie

It’s October, it’s finally getting a bit cooler outside and it is officially acceptable to start decorating for Halloween! From door decor, to clothes for school the week of Halloween, to trick or treat bags, Mud Pie has everything you need to make this Halloween a sweet treat.

A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

Skeleton Door Hanger | Bat Door Mat | Luminary Tin Bags | Tin Candy Bucket

Skeleton Halloween Tee | Trick or Treat Pillowcase

A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

Boo Sequin Bucket Bag | Noah Jersey Top | Chandler Crepe Pants

A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

Spider Web Tunic |Ghouls Rule TunicReversible Glitter Tutu

A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

A Spooky Halloween with Mud Pie Kids

What does every little trick or treater want in their bag? Here are the top ten candies to give out this year:

1. Skittles

2. M&Ms

3. Snickers

4. Reese’s Cup

5. Starburst

6. Candy Corn

7. Hot Tamales

8. Hershey’s Chocolate

9. Tootsie Pops

10. Jolly Ranchers

We had so much fun trick or treating with the sweet little pumpkins from Twinsie Tips (check out their momma’s blog!)

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Style This: The Adley Button Down Ruffle Top

September 17, 2018

Style This: Adley Button Down Ruffle Top

This fall/winter, we are falling in love with the Adley Button Down Ruffle Top. It’s a new silhouette for Mud Pie and one we want in every color! Whether you dress it up for your office holiday party or dress it down for errands or traveling, the Adley is a closet staple this season. Make sure you shop it in Chambray, Olive and White!

Travel / Running Errands

Throw the Adley top on with a pair of our Sarah Denim Jeans and sneakers if you are running around town! Add a Ruana and a Hat to make the outfit complete, especially if you are traveling to colder weather.

Style This: Adley Ruffle Button Down Top

Meeting at the Office / Job Interview

It’s always crucial to make a great first impression. You’ll be turning heads in our Adley Top, high wasted pants (or our Chandler Cropped Crepe Pants) and add a little sparkle with our statement jewelry!

Style This: Adley Ruffle Button Down Top

Holiday Party / Girls Night Out

Celebrate the season in style! Add our Adley top to a tule skirt or even our Eden Leather Skirt and you will the life of the party (and of course, the best dressed!)

Style This: Adley Ruffle Button Down Top

Adley Button Down Ruffle Top

Falling in love yet?! Go ahead and grab one in every color!

Style This: Adley Ruffle Button Down Top

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Get Spooky with Mud Pie Halloween 2018

September 6, 2018

From Spooky to Seasonal, Mud Pie Has it All!

At Mud Pie, we love all types of decor. But this fall, we are going crazy over door decor! We are heading out this weekend to put up our Halloween decorations (too soon? We don’t think so) and counting down the days until trick or treaters climb the steps and hit the doorbell!

Transition from Halloween to Fall

While we love putting up the Halloween decorations, we hate taking them down. This season, Mud Pie makes it easy to keep a lot of the door decor out through fall and until it is socially acceptable to put out our Christmas decor.

Tips to make an easy transition:

1. Switch our skeleton for a wreath and hanger

2. Swap your Halloween doormat for a more generic one

3.  Trade the Tin Luminary Bags for Rattan Pumpkins

Skeleton Door Hanger | Wreaths | Wreath Hanger | Doormats | Tin Luminary Bags | Rattan Pumpkins | Tin Candy Bucket

No Tricks, Just Treats

Shop our sweet outfits for your little pumpkins & more Halloween home decor!

Mud Pie Launches Halloween 2018

Skeleton Two-Piece Set | Ghouls Rule Two Piece Set

Mud Pie Launches Halloween 2018

Trick Or Treat Pillow Case

Mud Pie Launches Halloween 2018

Mesh Sequin Cat Dress (ONLY A FEW LEFT!)

Mud Pie Launches Halloween 2018

Halloween Hooked Pillows

Mud Pie Launches Halloween 2018

Witch & Cat Tin Sitter

Mud Pie Launches Halloween 2018

Skeleton Door Hanger

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