Archive for the 'Patriotic' Category

4th of July goody bags for the kids.

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Happy 4th of July! Excluding the heat, I love the 4th of July.  Barbecue, flags, fresh fruit, family, fun, and fireworks.  But more importantly, taking that moment to pause and be grateful for the country in which I live.  And I’m a mushy gal – you play me some America, the Beautiful or the Star […]

4th of July banner.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

It’s July 1st! – half the year is in the books.  And truth be told, I am not too interested in looking back.  I am so ready for the next half of the year.  Kicking it off with the 4th of July and all the festivities, food, fun, and fireworks. I saw this fun 4th […]

Placecards for Memorial Day.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

I think I’ve mentioned it before, but we’ve got a super small house.  And our dining room is super smaller than that.  So while placecards I think imply some sort of fancy, sit down, assigned seating kind of thing, we use placecards quite often just to manage the space and kind of force people to […]

Let’s Party.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Happy Halfway-There Day! I know you’ve heard of Christmas in July.  But what about 4th of July in September?  *giggles*  This fun little number was published in the June issue of CARDS magazine.  I love this card.  My son’s birthday is in July so I kept it patriotic but did the Let’s Party stamp (from […]

Such a lovely day.

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Hi, friends!  So how was your 4th of July?  Ours was really good.  Started off the day couponing and buying fireworks, then home to make treats and bake.  The neighborhood kids seemed to make the rounds from house to house getting wet and doing daytime fireworks like those colored smoke bombs and playing with Pop […]