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…

Farmgirl Sisterhood

I am now a member of MaryJanes Farmgirl Sisterhood 

Member # 3883
I chose this for my farmgirl picture
it is from a Simplicity Pattern 
It must be out of print, but I found it on Ebay so guess I'll make it.
Isn't it cute?  I love to garden, to cook and love aprons just like my grandmama.

Farmgirl Sisterhood
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Farmgirl in wide-brimmed black hat and with a red necktie - Join Us
Where did this Sisterhood originate?

MaryJane Butters
MaryJanes Farm

Check out the website for more information

This is a wonderful video to watch about MaryJanesFarm

Where did I first hear that name?  It was at our local Belk Store. My daughters and I love her merchandise. The towels, the comforters, the pillows everything is so soft to the touch.  Organic cotton I love the look and feel of it and that is what she uses. 

Belk - MaryJane's
MaryJane's Home Chenille Bedspread Collection

This is my Henrietta Patch.
 I am thinking now of how to embroider and what I am going to put it on

Maybe Chuck will let me place this on his truck?

My certificate

Wonderful Blogs from Farmgirl Sisterhood
I am excited because my blogs are a part of this too!
painting of a woman holding a chick
brought to you by MaryJanesFarm

This really is fun kinda like girl scouts for women!
I am so new to this still learning.

This Friday I will be having one of my dear Farmgirl Sisters
in Hibiscus House Spotlight
She is a very talented writer and such a genuinely nice person.
She is a beautiful person inside and out.

Until then have a wonderful day......



  1. Glad you joined. You'll learn a lot, meet many wonderful farmgirls and have lots of fun.

  2. Well that's really cool Dolly, congratulations!! You would make the perfect farmgirl sisterhood! =] I have been to her site a few times and checked out a few of the farmgirls and always mean to go back when I have more time. Well, I need to make the time.

    Congrats and have a delightful week~

  3. Dolly.... you made me cry... in a GOOD way! No wonder we're friends! :)
    Welcome to the MJF farmgirl sisterhood! Oh, what fun we'll have along the trail together!
    Love ya!

  4. Congratulations Dolly,
    I love being a farmgirl too. I just got my first merit badge... Have a great week. I am looking forward to your Friday spotlight article.

  5. Eeeekk...squeals of delight ;) :) I'm a MaryJane Farmgirl Sisterhood member, too...#2176 :) :) :) Welcome :) :) It's such a fun place to hang out and learn cool stuff :) Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather ;)

  6. Love that you are a farmgirl. I have been going to join for a while. I follow all the farmgirl blogs and have all the books and get the magazine in my mailbox. What has been keeping me from joining?! I have that very pattern that you are using for a button. Actually took a copy of the the front and back planning on making one for my Mom in Love for her birthday.

  7. Dolly, I subscribe to Mary Jane's magazine and love it. I just haven't taken the time to find out more about the sisterhood. I think you've inspired me to investigate it further. And I love the apron pattern!

  8. Hey! I will subscribe! I think this is great! I love Mary Jane's products at Belk! I will check it out! Thanks so much for sharing with Home and Garden Thursday - such a joy!

  9. by the way - the apron pattern is fabulous! LOVE IT!

  10. I like the picture you chose for your Farmgirl Sisterhood picture. I think I have that same pattern. The picture would make a GREAT charm! :)


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