Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington, Design Expert

Ty Pennington has been recognized as a design expert and leader in the field of volunteerism for his work on "Extreme Makeover" and "Ty’s Great British Adventure". He also serves as ambassador for the Sears American Dream campaign. Ask Ty what makes him tick and he'll say, "It's about the joy of doing things for others. ‘Extreme Makeover’ is about family, about America and about these random acts of kindness that can restore your faith in people."

Ty Pennington Style is Pennington’s seasonal home décor line carried at Sears, offering fun and stylish home fashions at affordable prices. The line includes everything from bedding and rugs to lighting, dishware and outdoor furniture, including the Halston and Mayfield sets . Eclectic in design, these pieces are the perfect complement for any outdoor oasis and feature Ty's signature style.

Pennington first won national attention as the quirky and creative carpenter on the groundbreaking home improvement series “Trading Spaces”. He lives in Los Angeles.

Ty’s 2013 Grilling Gifts


Okay folks, ‘tis the season for gift giving and receiving! I’m sure everybody could use a few gift ideas this time of year, so today I’m sharing the many gifts of grilling. Keep reading for a few ideas to a happier holiday and be sure to share your ideas for grilling gifts in the comments. […]

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Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner


It’s almost time to break out the turkey, stuffing and endless pies. But before all of these holiday dishes can hit the table, you’ve got to prep. So today I’ve got some tips for cooking, decorating and enjoying the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Cook Prep Have you thought about frying your turkey this year? Why not […]

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Host a Fun Fall Grillout


There’s no reason to mourn the end of summer when fall brings such a celebration of tradition and color. For me, the perfect autumn day is a mix of rustling leaves, a slight chill outside, and warm food on the grill. So today I’m sharing tips about how you can host a fun fall grillout […]

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Tailgating in Style


It’s football season, folks! And you know what that means… time for some killer game dates and tailgates. So today I’m sharing some tips to help you cheer on your teams in style. What you’ll need: First things first, you can’t have a tailgate without a grill. Since you won’t be chilling in your backyard, […]

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Easy Grilling: Best Burger Recipes & Tips


Even though summer is coming to an end, here at Grilling Is Happiness, we believe the season for grilled eats is all year round. So pull out your favorite grill because today I’m sharing some quick burger recipes, tips and tricks to help you fire up the best burgers yet! Keep it Juicy Choosing the […]

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How to Grill Up A Picnic: 5 Ideas


I am always in the mood to grill. At home or on the road, I will plan a grill-out in a moment’s notice. Here’s how I prepare when the grilling mood strikes! Prep Ahead of Time Whether you’re on the go or prepping from home, it’s a good idea to pre-make your main dishes. Wrap […]

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Classic Grilling for 4th of July


4th of July is just around the corner, which means kicking back with friends and family and celebrating that USA patriotic pride. And what better way to get the job done than hosting a killer BBQ! I’m pumped to get the grill going next week, so I thought now is a good time to share […]

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Father’s Day: Grilling with Dad


It’s that time of year to celebrate fathers and I love that it happens during one of my favorite seasons for grilling and chilling. You know what they say about men… the way to his heart is through his (full) stomach! Buying the perfect gift for dad might not be an easy task, but grilling […]

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Salute Our Troops: Memorial Day Grilling


Memorial Day is fast approaching. And while it’s a day to remember all of those who have served our great country, it’s also a great time to enjoy and celebrate the important people in our lives too. How do you do that?  One way that comes to mind is grilling for a group! Invite your […]

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Style Tips for Serving Grilled Food


Grilling is always in style. Especially during the spring and summer seasons. But what’s even cooler about grilled food is all the creative ways you can serve and present your BBQ masterpieces. Just like designing your home, presenting grilled food is all about balance, creativity and pairing things that work well together. Designing dishes is […]

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