Bridal Shower Pennant Banner

I am not the crafty one in the family. Amy has vision, talent and patience that I just do not own. I wanted to make a few things to tie the shower all together.  This was a casual get together –Not a fantasy pinteresting extravaganza. I had a budget of almost $0 so I put … Continue reading

Easy & Delish Breakfast Casserole

Happy New Year Slicers! It was a busy and wonderful Holiday season for the Hubby and I, and we are looking forward to 2014. We were blessed to be able to spend time in Iowa and Florida with both of our families this Christmas. We had a lot of laughs, love and of course, good food. I have been indulging … Continue reading

My Mid-Century Modern Miracle

I’ve been searching for just the right sofa to put in the sitting room. Since remodeling this convent to a home and trying to stay true to the year it was constructed – 1958. Finding something “just right” was difficult. The fact that my budget was $0.00 made it almost impossible. I first enlisted my … Continue reading

First Class Christmas

I am old fashion. I still write Christmas Cards. My list is shorter than it once was. I have my address book, old addresses crossed out. I pause and remember lost loved ones whose names are still in my book. I still have a few folks not on fb or email that I send cards … Continue reading

The Best of Blogtober

October is amazing for the senses. Changing colors to see. Burning leaves to smell. All kinds of comfort food to taste. Big round pumpkins to touch. The sound of leaves crunching beneath our feet.  Here at the slice the holiday season is just beginning.  Just like you we’ve been busy dressing up our kids and … Continue reading


I grew up in Illinois and I spent 20 years in Iowa. I am a midwestern gal.  I am seasoned to endure the seasons. When I lived in Kankakee, we lived in town. I remember flowers and grass and summer. I loved snow and spring and the colors of fall. Kankakee is flat. It is built … Continue reading

John Adams said it best – Happy 4th of July!

We LOVE America, don’t you? Today is a day to celebrate, enjoy food and freedom with friends and family. Us sisters actually get to spend it together. That’s like 2 major Holidays this year! In memory of Uncle Chris we may even set off a few fireworks. This is my Dad’s family celebrating on a … Continue reading