A Few of My Favorite Things


Since my house is in complete chaos and ironically filled with so many things I love (in preparation for my Etsy shop), I thought I would share some of my favorites with you. (Set to the tune from Sound of Music, of course.) Milk glass with roses And simple green flowers. Old jars And pressed […]

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One of my biggest decorating dilemmas, since we moved into our new house, has been my entryway.  It is very small and cramped. This is what it looked like when we moved in. We put a rug down and two pictures of the girls, but I have not been happy and wanted something MORE.  A […]

More Etsy Tutorials


These are a few things I have been working on for my Etsy shop.  If you see anything you are interested in, feel free to e-mail me.  I am hoping to get my shop up sometime next month. Crate Signs I got these two signs from a flea market.  I think these were part of […]

Pottery Barn Inspired Challenge


This week at The CSI Project, the theme is Pottery Barn Inspired.  I decided to re-post my PB inspired clock face.  Here is the tutorial and some updated pictures. {Re-post} Alright, I’ll admit it…I’m a little bit of a NERD! In my spare time, meaning minutes at a time, I look back over catalogs. So, […]

Sharing GOOD News!

I told you last week that I am planning on opening an Etsy shop!  I am working like crazy to get things ready to put up and I will share what I am making along the way.  Yesterday, I decided to start a little early advertising on My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia!  Currently, it is […]

Chair or Bulletin Board?


I’ve been working on some things for my Etsy shop and I thought I would share a tutorial with you today.  When you look at this, don’t you immediately think, bulletin board? Well, I completely dismantled it.  I have used every inch of that chair for different things. (more on that later)  So I (with […]


This week on The CSI Project the theme is “Pottery Barn Inspired.”  Well, if you have read my blog for any length of time you know I have quite a few projects already completed that were PB inspired.  So, I have a dilemma.  I would like you to help me pick which project to post.  […]

In need of a workstation!


We have a home office, but unfortunately it is my husband’s territory.  So, now I am in need of my own work space.  We have four bedrooms, but we have SO MANY out-of-town guests, that a guest bedroom is a must.  My other option is to wait until I am ready to have the girls […]

Blog Award!


Lindy at Cottage Hill honored me with this award! Thank you, Lindy. Now I am to tell 7 things about myself. Rules: 1. Thank and link back to the person that gave you this award. 2. Share 7 things about yourself that others may not know. Below. 3. Pass the award to at least 4 […]

Easy Enchilada Recipe


I love this recipe!  It’s easy and versatile. Ingredients: 3 cups Mexican cheese 2 Tbs. parsley 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 C Sour Cream Chopped Bell Pepper & Onion Approx. 5 Large tortillas Large can of enchilada sauce 1-2 chicken breast, optinonal Mix the sour cream, parsley, pepper, 2 1/2 cups cheese, bell pepper, onion, and […]