My Top 10 Patriotic Projects, Recipes And Decor

My top 10 patriotic projects, recipes and home decor ideas for the 4th of July, including desserts. potato salads, flag decor and more.

I’ve just been running around like a chicken with my head cut off (ow!) this month and I haven’t had a chance to take any photos of my 4th of July home decor for you yet.

I hate when real life interferes with my online life!

And since the 4th is just around the corner, I couldn’t let you go without a little red, white and blue in your life!

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Tips for cleaning and deodorizing a vintage suitcase. Or any suitcase for that matter. Normally I'm a sniff it before I buy it kind of person, but occasionally you end up with a stinky one.

Cleaning A Stinky Vintage Suitcase

Normally I'm a sniff it before I buy it kind of person, but occasionally I'll buy something at a thrift store or yard sale in a hurry. Only to be gifted with a pungent aroma when I finally get around to sticking my nose in it. And that is what ...

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A humorous look at church rummage sales and why you should be shopping at them. Old people have good stuff that we younger people want to get our hands on.

Shopping Church Rummage Sales

As God is my witness, I've said it before and I'll say it again.  You can't beat good old church rummage sales. Did you just see that lightning strike? But seriously, every single time I see a sale on Craigslist and it's at a church I am ...

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This American flag craft project is super cute and EASY to make . A quick patriotic DIY project for your 4th of July home decor. Did I mention it's easy?

Easy American Flag Craft

So I had this GREAT idea for an American flag craft while out shopping at the local Home Depot the other day. Let's make a flag out of some beadboard. You know how much I love me some paneling. I just thought it would be a perfectly simple way to ...

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Flags at the cemetery for Memorial Day along with a quote.

Memorial Day Flags

On Saturday I drove over to a local cemetery to pay my respects to a few people. OK, that's a lie. It's a really old cemetery and I like to take photos of the old gravestones.  Call me weird, but I love the architecture of the old ...

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Yum! This quick and easy summer mixed berry salad with sour cream honey dressing will be the perfect healthy side dish for your next barbecue or picnic!

Summer Mixed Berry Salad

I can hardly believe it's Memorial Day weekend! Wasn't I just baking Christmas cookies? I haven't even had time to go on my "let's try to stuff my big old butt in a bikini diet" yet (oh, the image of that is so not a good thing). And now it's ...

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Spring is the best time to find yard sale treasures and I'm showing you my latest yard sale finds, including crib springs repurposed into porch decor.

Spring Yard Sale Adventures

Normally, spring is prime time for yard sales around these parts.  Here a yard sale, there a yard sale, everywhere a yard sale. But Mother Nature has been screwing with my yard sale fun this year! Lots of cold weather. Lots of rain. Lots ...

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This how to guide for container gardening includes plant selection, instructions to prepare your container and a tip to make potting soil go farther.

Summer Container Gardening

It's the most wonderful time of the year . . . No, it's not Christmas, it's planting time! I realize that if you're reading this from Alabama, you're all like "You're late to the game, girl!". And if you're reading this from Minnesota, ...

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Potting Bench And Table Ideas

I started out this spring wanting to make my own potting bench. As in going out to the garage, grabbing one of the power tools, cutting some wood (hopefully no fingers) and nailing it all together. And then setting a pot on it and the whole thing ...

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