Happy Fourth of July!

  I hope many of you are able to enjoy the day off as part of a long holiday weekend!  I'm spending my Monday at the airport, so of course there's no better way to pass the time than blogging. Yesterday, I dropped my son off in New Hampshire at a five-week summer program that is going to … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Home for Summer Guests

This post is sponsored by 2000 Flushes® Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner.   Having friends and family visit is always one of the highlights of summer. Since we live near Washington, DC where Independence Day is celebrated in grand style on the DC Mall, having 4th of July guests to … [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...]

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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