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…

Tour of Dot's Spring Gardens Part Four: Bird Houses

I hope you enjoyed the bird house tour.  Next up lawn furniture as only Dot can do!

Click on the links below to see the other parts of Dot's Spring Garden Tour.

Tour of Dot's Gardens Part One:  The Red Gardens
Tour of Dot's Gardens Part Two:  The Pink and White Gardens
Tour of Dot's Gardens Part Three:  The Yard Ornaments
Tour of Dot's Gardens Part Four:  The Bird Houses
Tour of Dot's Gardens Part Five:  The Garden Furniture


  1. I love all your bird houses, I didn't see a Bird Bottle though, lol!

  2. Those were all great. I really enjoyed the yard ornaments post!

  3. I LOVE your Mom's garden. It's fantastic Dolly. It reminds me of my Gram's place. She's not with us anymore, but her place was a Garden of Eden, like Dot's place is. Thank you so much for sharing. What a great collection of birdhouses.

  4. I knew you would ask about the bird bottles, lol! Here is a post I did on them a while back. By the way I love the pics of your garden!



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