Outdoor Entertaining – Savor the Summer

Aidells andouille sausage pasta with Cupcake Wine: Savor the Summer with a simple gathering

I love to entertain during the Summer.  Every year as the weather gets warmer, I make plans to clean off the porch, add some new throw pillows and get ready to have some folks over! Outdoor entertaining is so much fun and it can be so easy if you let it! Today I’m going to show you how I prepare for a small gathering, some

Spicy Dill Crackers Recipe

Spicy Dill Crackers are so simple to make and so delicious you will eat them by the handful! | Uncommon Designs

Spicy Dill Crackers AKA Card Crackers When I was little, we would spend most of our holiday breaks at my grandparent’s house in Atlanta, Georgia.  Those are some of my fondest memories.  We would gather with our cousins, aunts, uncles and my grandparents and play cards for hours.  Have you ever played Canasta?  It is so fun!  While we were playing cards we would snack up

Make Ahead Monkey Bread with Raisins and Pecans

Make Ahead Monkey Bread Recipe with Pecans and Raisins. Prepare the night before and just cook it on Christmas morning! | Uncommon Designs

Make Ahead Monkey Bread is perfect for Christmas morning! I tell you guys all the time that cooking is not my everything… it’s true.  However, this recipe is actually one that I am pretty good at and I’ve been making it for years.  It has been a part of our family since Bonnie joined us and a part of hers long before that.  It is

Simple Neighbor Gift for Christmas

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I know…we have not even had Thanksgiving yet. BUT for those of us who like to craft and create, we need a bit of a head start on the Christmas season to get all of our gifts and decor done. Our family loves a handmade Christmas and that includes neighbor gifts. My children enjoy helping me put them together and then delivering them on our

Individual Boston Cream Trifles

Individual Boston Cream Trifles. Because no one should have to share a Boston Cream Pie trifle! A Mason Jar Dessert by Uncommon Designs

No one should have to share a Boston Cream trifle… am I right?! Y’all know that I have a thing for desserts…. I LOVE them!  You all also know that I am not a big fan of slaving away in the kitchen.  Today’s treat will delight your taste buds and have you looking very impressive without a ton of time involved. You won’t even have to

The Best Pimiento Cheese Dip Recipe

Easiest ever pimiento cheese recipe. Make as a dip, sandwiches, or top hamburgers. The perfect summer recipe! www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Y’all know that I am all about keeping things simple in the kitchen.  This Southern pimiento cheese dip could not get any easier to make. You will find that is your perfect Summer companion for any cook out, covered dish, or outdoor picnic! It also is just perfect for tailgating of any type.

16 Recipes to Try Now | Monday Funday

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Welcome to Uncommon Designs and our weekly Monday Funday Link Party, that we co-host each week with 7 other amazing blogs. This is THE place to stop by each week to see all the best ideas, projects, and recipes from around the blog world. We are thrilled to have you join the fun. If you are new to Uncommon Designs and the Monday Funday party,

12 Spring Drink Recipes

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Welcome to the weekly Monday Funday link party friends! This week we are featuring some refeshing,sweet, and tangy spring drink recipes for you to try out during these warmer spring days and evenings! We are always so excited to see all the projects, recipes, and ideas linked up each week. Be sure to scroll on down to check out the links to this week’s drink

12 Yummy Easter Treats

12 Tasty Easter Treats shared on Uncommon Designs

Hi everyone!  We are so excited to have you join us tonight.   Be sure to check out the amazing features of Easter treats this week!  You are going to love them all!  We have also been super busy this week preparing some Easter projects of our own and preparing for Spring Break… let’s see them! Create a fun carrot patch for Easter treats for

14 Sweet Treats | Monday Funday

14 Sweet Treats

Happy Weekend friends! Trish and I are always happy for you to stop by our little spot in the blogworld. Sunday nights are the best! This week on Uncommon Designs, we shared a few fun spring ideas including Trish’s adorable Easter Egg Hunt Party that she coordinated for her neighborhood and all her fabulous tips to put one together! I shared these sweet Bird’s Nest