A Few Photos of Our New Front Porch

Thanks to all of you for your sympathetic comments about our moving nightmare--I appreciate every one of them!  And I'm so sorry to hear that so many of you have had horrible moving experiences, too.  It just doesn't seem right, does it? We're spending the the July 4th weekend--you guessed … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

  Happy 4th of July everyone! We hope your having a wonderful day celebrating family, friends and most importantly-- freedom! Need some patriotic inspiration? See a fabulous 4th of July Centerpiece HERE Red, White and Blue Decor ideas HERE A yummy 4th of July Martini HERE A festive 4th … [Read more...]

Red, White & Blue on the Front Porch

Blogging friends: don't forget to link up to this month's Pretty Preppy Party {here}. I hope you all have a fun weekend planned!  At our house, we never forget what Memorial Day means and just how much it has cost our soldiers and their families to keep us safe and free.  So I love to decorate in … [Read more...]

It’s Almost July 4th–Red, White, & Blue Party Ideas

The Fourth of July is my very favorite summer holiday.  Growing up, I loved the parades, fireworks, and candy, but age has brought a certain perspective and mostly I am just thankful for our Founding Fathers and in awe of the boldness of their vision for this country. During two years of our … [Read more...]

Red, White, and Blue Front Porch for Memorial Day

Yes, I've changed out my front porch once again.  I love to decorate with red, white, and blue for Memorial Day (sometimes I leave it up until the Fourth of July) and here's what I came up with: Our daylillies are blooming now, so the yellow kind of clashes, but what can I do? :) I bought the … [Read more...]

Festive Fourth of July Picnic

We went to my friend Andrea's house for a wonderful Memorial Day picnic, and I wanted to share the photos with you before the Fourth of July, because the red, white, and blue theme is perfect for every patriotic event! I loved the burlap that she used to cover her dining room table, and the … [Read more...]

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