Abbi McCollum

"Every hour is happy hour to me."

Abbi is Programming Director of HGTV.com and a contributor to Design Happens. She shares her home with her chef husband - who loves to cook a meal using every pan in the kitchen - and two big black labs. When she's not posting to the HGTV Instagram account or writing happy hour blog posts, she's pinning decorating ideas that she aspires to one day actually accomplish.

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We are celebrating spring with a month-long photo challenge! Share your pictures every day and tag them with #HGTVSpring and we’ll share our favorites.

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Joseph Ward Simmons, aka Rev. Run from the rap group, Run DMC, makes it a family affair as he and his whole family work together to completely renovate their 9,000-square-foot New Jersey home. Rev. Run’s Renovation follows Rev. Run and his wife Justine as give their New Jersey home a total facelift from the kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms to the great room and garage.

Before you tune in Friday, April 18 for all-new episodes of Rev Run’s Renovation, join Rev and Justine for a Google+ Hangout to find out tricky things really got during the filming of their home makeover.

Rev Run and Justine

Here’s how to join HGTV and Rev Run for a LIVE Google+ Hangout:

1. Follow @HGTV on Google+ and say YES! to attend the Hangout.

2. Tune in Friday night at 7:30 EST.

3. Watch along and find out great behind-the-scenes info from Rev Run’s Renovation.

It’s that easy! We can’t wait to hangout with you on Friday night.

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HGTV FrontDoor.com is rolling out the red carpet on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for the Oscars this Sunday night. We’ll be pinning and sharing homes of Oscar-nominated celebrities, behind the scenes tours of houses featured in Oscar-nominated movies and homes of celebrity presenters and entertainers. Follow our social accounts during the Oscars and browse the homes of your favorite stars and film locations!

Pinterest: pinterest.com/hgtvfrontdoor
Facebook: facebook.com/frontdoor
Twitter: twitter.com/hgtvfrontdoor

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Hang out with your favorite HGTV stars all day on New Year’s Day and watch all-new episodes of your favorite shows. Tell us about your New Year’s resolutions, what you are looking forward to in 2014, and why you love HGTV with #HGTVNewYear to have your Tweet appear on screen.

11am-1pm Rose Parade with Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott
1-2pm Island Hunters with Nicole Curtis
2-3pm Beachfront Bargain Hunt with Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri
3-4pm Caribbean Life with Hilary Farr and David Visentin
4-5pm Amazing Water Homes with Vanilla Ice
5-6pm Vacation House for Free with Jillian Harris and Todd Talbot
6-7pm Hawaii Life with Genevieve Gorder
7-8pm Living Alaska with Amy Matthews
8-9pm 2014 HGTV Dream Home Special with John Gidding and Josh Temple
9-10pm Buying and Selling with Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott

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Ever wonder where all the flowers on the floats on the Rose Parade come from? And what happens to the flowers on the floats after the parade? Lyn Lofthouse, floral decorator at Phoenix Decorating Company, the biggest float builder in the Rose Parade, dishes on where the roses come from and what happens to them after their 15 minutes of fame is up. Read all about the flowers, the floats and more on HGTVGardens.com.

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On New Year’s Day HGTV will launch its largest social media campaign ever: a live all-day Twitter party with such top network talent as the Property Brothers, the Cousins, Rehab Addict’s Nicole Curtis and Love It or List It duos, Hilary Farr/David Visentin and Jillain Harris/Todd Talbot.

Throughout the day, fans can join the Twitter party by using #HGTVNewYear to ask their favorite network stars questions and get advice about everything from renovation and decorating to New Year’s resolutions. For the first time ever, the live Twitter party is hitting the big screen – fans can see their actual tweets appear live on air throughout the day.

Make sure to follow @HGTV on Twitter to stay up to date on all the latest information on how you can be a part of our New Year’s Day party.

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Join HGTV for an all-premiere New Year’s Day that will take you to to exotic locations around the world, all from the comfort of your couch. The day starts with the Rose Parade 2014 hosted by the Property Brothers, Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott, who will be joined by entertainment journalist Nancy O’Dell on the announcers’ platform for HGTV’s live and commercial-free coverage of the 125th Rose Parade® presented by Honda. Josh Temple of DIY Network’s House Crashers will be in the middle of the action offering unique street-side perspectives and spectator interviews.

After the parade, the all-premiere New Year will continue with new episodes of Island Hunters, Beachfront Bargain Hunt, Caribbean Life, Hawaii Life and Living Alaska, as well as the premiere of HGTV Dream Home 2014, which will offer viewers the first on-air look at the spectacular home in Lake Tahoe.

Specials such as Hot Beach Houses, Cool Pools, 15 Amazing Homes, Amazing Water Homes and new episodes of viewer favorites Buying and Selling, House Hunters and House Hunters International will round out the day’s viewing.

HGTV’s All-Premiere New Year’s Day
Hot Beach Houses
7 a.m. ET/PT

Cool Pools
8 a.m. ET/PT

15 Amazing Homes
9 a.m. ET/PT

House Hunters
10 a.m. ET/PT and 10:30 a.m. ET/PT

Rose Parade 2014
11 a.m. ET/ 8 a.m. PT

Island Hunters
1 p.m. ET/PT and 1:30 p.m. ET/PT

Beachfront Bargain Hunt
2 p.m. ET/PT and 2:30 p.m. ET/PT

Caribbean Life
3 p.m. ET/PT and 3:30 p.m. ET/PT

Amazing Water Homes
4 p.m. ET/PT and 4:30 p.m. ET/PT

Vacation House for Free
5 p.m. ET/PT

Hawaii Life
6 p.m. ET/PT and 6:30 p.m. ET/PT

Living Alaska
7 p.m. ET/PT and 7:30 p.m. ET/PT

HGTV Dream Home 2014
8 p.m. ET/PT

Buying and Selling
9 p.m. ET/PT and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT

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  • Popular makeovers from the HGTV hit series, Property Brothers --> http://hg.tv/vyoy