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kristin

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2012-04-18

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1. My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

We enjoy turning our little slice of suburbia into our dream home while remaining functional and practical. We hope to show you it is possible to create stylish and beautiful spaces fit for busy families on a small budget.

Tags: paint, DIY, painted cabinets, decor, tutorials

Latest Blog Posts

  • Meet Our Adopted Syrian Refugee FamilyI’m excited to share with all of you that we have adopted a Syrian refugee family through Heart4Refugees here locally in San Diego. Watching the horrific and heartbreaking news and feeling so helpless I prayed that somehow our family could hel...
  • End Table Makeover
    on Jan 11, 2017 in Chalk paint Paint Paint Tutorials
    Hi friends I’m back again this month for our thrift store challenge and this month I gave an end table a fun and colorful makeover.  I would love to keep this piece for myself but I have much better plans... Continue the story The post End Tab...
  • Inspire Me Monday #146
    on Jan 9, 2017 in Inspire Me Monday
    Hello friends and welcome to Inspire Me Monday!  The kids are back in school which means back to schedules and sadly no more sleeping in!  We have lots planned for 2017, mainly organizational and DIY, this house is in need... Continue the story The...
  • DIY Bathroom Makeovers On A Budget
    on Jan 4, 2017 in Bathroom DIY wood DIY Your Home
    Hi friends, I’m back again for our DIY housewife series, this month is all about bathrooms!  Four years ago we started the process of remodeling our master bathroom ourselves.  We had the typical oak cabinets, 3 inch white tile countertops,..
  • Inspire Me Monday #145
    on Jan 2, 2017 in Inspire Me Monday
    Hello friends and welcome to Inspire Me Monday, happy 2017! We decided to give the party a little makeover and change the way we do our features, hope you like it!  The kids still have a week left of vacation so today... Continue the story The pos...
  • Top 10 Most Read Posts
    on Jan 1, 2017 in Uncategorized TOP 10 of 2016
    Happy new year’s friends, can you believe it’s 2017!  I’m sharing the top 10 most read posts of 2016, some are old and some are new! However, before I get to that I want to say thank you for your... Continue the story The post Top...
  • Inspire me Monday #144
    on Dec 26, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Hi friends and welcome to Inspire Me Monday!  Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas filled with family and friends. She Saved is sharing her recipe for mexican hot chocolate. Learn how to make this DIY Jewerlry display from Anika’s DIY Life...
  • Inspire Me Monday #143
    on Dec 19, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, thank you for being here. Today is our first official vacation day with the kids, I am looking forward to spending some quality time with them!  Ray actually has a little time off the end... Continue the story The post...
  • 2016 Holiday Gift Guide For Her
    on Dec 16, 2016 in Holidays
    Looking for holiday gift ideas for that special lady in your life, I have you covered. A little something for everyone; your mother, sister, daughter, grandmother and more! (or yourself, shhhh) *Happy Shopping* Affiliate links for your convenience  ...
  • 50 Plus Thrift Store ProjectsI can’t believe it has been a year since we started our Thrift Store Decor Team! Today I’m sharing 50 plus projects from the past year. I have loved finding my creative outlet and looking past the surface and imagining all... Continue th...
  • Inspire Me Monday #128
    on Sep 5, 2016 in Uncategorized
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, thanks so much for being here!  House Full of Handmade is sharing how to make this gorgeous vanity! Courtney’s Cookbook is sharing her yummy recipe for coconut lemon granola!  I love this growth chart from Love.
  • Inspire Me Monday #127
    on Aug 29, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, thanks for being here.  Well, today the kids went back to school and this mama is sad.  I went from a house that was full of kids on a daily basis to complete silence with the hubby that... Continue the story The po...
  • Inspire Me Monday #126
    on Aug 22, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to inspire me Monday, thanks so much for being here. We are counting down the days until school starts next week, the kids are so sad to say goodbye to summer.  We have a fun filled week planned until... Continue the story The post Inspire M...
  • ONE PAN CHICKEN FAJITAS
    on Aug 17, 2016 in Uncategorized
    I absolutely love one pot meals, the flavors are always delicious and the clean-up is easy! Today, I bring you my one pan chicken fajitas! Ingredients 1 large onion sliced 1 medium red bell pepper sliced (or any mix of peppers)... Continue the story...
  • Inspire Me Monday #125
    on Aug 15, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, thanks so much for being here! Hope everyone had a great weekend, we have 2 more weeks before school starts and I’ll be ready to start working on more projects around here.  Until then, I... Continue the story The...
  • DIY Shell Covered Pot
    on Aug 10, 2016 in DIY craft
    It was so fun creating this DIY shell covered pot.  Embellishing gardening containers with shells is so easy and pretty!  First, I found a box of shells at our local thrift store for $2.00, how could I pass up such a... Continue the story The post...
  • Inspire Me Monday #124
    on Aug 8, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, thanks for being here!  We are winding down the last few weeks of Summer trying to spend as much time with the family. Hawthorn and Main is sharing her gorgeous IKEA HACK- MID-CENTURY MODERN KALAX. Timeless... Continue...
  • Inspire Me Monday #123
    on Aug 1, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, so happy you are joining us today! Check out last weeks features!   Check out the big reveal on The Everyday Home’s fixer upper, they did an amazing job! Chatfield Court is showing us how... Continue the story...
  • New Water Leak From Our Dishwasher
    on Jul 28, 2016 in Kitchen
    This post is so overdue but life gets busy and family comes first, we had a leak, AGAIN!  It’s been 2 months since I walked downstairs in the early morning and the dishwasher had been running the whole night, 8... Continue the story The post N...
  • Inspire Me Monday #122
    on Jul 25, 2016 in Inspire Me Monday
    Welcome to Inspire Me Monday, thanks for taking the time out of your busy days to come visit.  Take a look at last weeks features, you are all so talented! Check out this gorgeous layered grey dresser from timeless creations,... Continue the story T...
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