Our Flag and What it Means

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.   credit
During theAmerican Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congressvoted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Vir…


Do you like simple but pretty decorations?  I do they seem to be the best kind easy to put out and easy to take away.

I love white, clean lines
I also love real elaborate wooden accents, moldings too.

Until next time,


  1. Lovin' that lamp and ahhhh that cotton looks beautiful...love me some southern cotton!!!


  2. What a beautiful farmhouse! I'm following.


  3. I found your blog this week. Thank you for my congrats on Liz's give away!I am drawn to Southern blogs being a native Charleston SC girl!!!!My parents arte there and family. Thank you.

  4. Just love your simple fall touches. Very nice. I'm especially loving that lamp on your table. It's fabulous!!!

    Thanks for sharing. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.


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