#QuesoForAll Twitter Party


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA. All opinions are 100% mine. You know we love a party! The zesty combination of RO*TEL and VELVEETA make for a crowd pleasing appetizer during your next tailgate or get together. The creamy VELVEETA mixed with the zesty RO*TEL create a simple and yummy Queso perfect for dipping. This simple 2

Our Covered Porch and an Arctic Cove Review


This was the year, you know the one….where everything starts to break in your house and everything needs to be painted…yep…this was the year. We have been in our home almost 10 years and we have enjoyed our time here, and our children have grown up here. One of the best things we did when designing our home was to include a covered back porch.

Home Made Simple Series

Check out the series, Home Made Simple on the OWN network on Saturdays at 9am!

I don’t know about you guys, but before I began blogging, my love of crafting and sprucing up my home came from television. Some of my favorite shows were Design on a Dime and Trading Spaces and now I have a new favorite… Home Made Simple on the OWN Network! This show totally took me back to those days and here is another from throwback…

7 Simple Tips and Tricks to Style Your Home


  Can we talk for a minute? Do you ever wonder how to incorporate a current trend you are seeing into your home decor? Or maybe absolutely love a color but are not sure how, or where, to use it in your home? Me too. Throughout my adult life , I have lived in quite a few houses, and so I have learned the hard

A Valentine Gift with Bigelow Tea

A Valentine Gift with Bigelow Tea #AmericasTea #cbias #shop www.uncommondesignsonline.com

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Good morning y’all!   Are you staying warm?  I sure hope so!  We are bracing for more winter weather here in South Carolina, but I have something to share with you this morning that is sure

How to Organize Doll Clothes and Accessories


I have two little girls who simply adore their dolls and they got all sorts of fun stuff to go with them for Christmas.  This mama is all for sisters playing together and sharing, but we really needed to get some control over all of the stuff.  Today I am going to share how to organize doll clothes and accessories using Rubbermaid’s fabulous All Access

Chalkboard Christmas Cards and Pillows

Chalkboard Christmas Card

It’s Friday… and I’m in love! Seriously… in love… with my new Christmas cards from Zazzle.  I have never loved my cards before, but not this year. As we say in the South, I could just sop these cuties up with a biscuit!  There is still time for you to order from Zazzle  and today their cards are 65% off!

Silhouette Angel Ornament and Black Friday Silhouette Deals


I am a little obsessed… with my new Silhouette.  I can’t thank Silhouette enough for sponsoring this post and for finally getting me to try out this machine.  I really can’t believe I waited so long.  Here is my very first project… Isn’t she so sweet?  Here is what is even sweeter… Silhouette’s Black Friday Deals!!!!

Making Perfect Bows for Ornaments with Bowdabra

bows for ornaments

One of the most important aspects of crafting is learning how to make a great bow.  Recently, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to work with Bowdabra and got to play with the Bowdabra and the Mini Bowdabra.  I am going to share with you how to make perfect bows for ornaments using their tools! Watch out for that Southern accent, I’ve even

Our Family Thanksgiving Traditions #MyKindOfHoliday

Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Hey guys!  I hope that you are doing well and had a wonderful weekend.  Today we are partnering with Target and their #MyKindOfHoliday program to share some of our very favorite Thanksgiving traditions. We are also going to share some of their new products that will help you create beautiful traditions with your family during the holidays. As we approach this very special holiday, it