Tablescapes, A Tiered Tray for Flag Day

Tomorrow, June 14th, is Flag Day in the USA, a holiday commemorating the adoption of the stars and stripes flag representing our country on June 14, 1777 I decided to create a tiered tray for Flag Day This is a small, 2 tier tray and it’s a great size for a centerpiece As I shopped … Continue reading

Holidays, Hooray for the Red, White & Blue

A round up of red white and blue today, for the up and coming Memorial Day and all the summer holidays! Lobster Fest for the 4th Firecracker Chargers Strawberry Cheesecake Pie Triple Chocolate USA Bundt Cake Seaside July Flag Bottles Uncle Sam Hat Vase Firecrackers, Flip Flops & Flags Stars & Stripes Red White and … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Birthday USA!

  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย  Happy birthday USA!ย  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ       So many events have been cancelled this year Yesterday morning didn’t seem right without our annual community 4th of July parade         But with family together at the beach house         We are enjoying life’s little pleasures       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Cheese Stars

    With the 4th of July just around the corner You might need a last minute snack or appetizer for your celebration! If you have  bread,  cheese, mayonnaise and a cookie cutter, you can make these! Since we’re celebrating on the coast, I made some “goldfish” too This is a quick and popular snack … Continue reading

Creations, Uncle Sam’s Hat Vase

  Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels If you’re visiting from B4s and Afters didn’t she have a great idea to recreate a tired decoration?!         Let’s get crafting!         We’ve all had to craft with what we have … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with Uncle Sam

  Welcome to the Patriotic Tablescape Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels ย I decided to build my table around a patriotic icon, Uncle Sam   photo source   There are varied stories about the origin of the term Uncle Sam He is widely recognized and remembered for his recruiting posters and his … Continue reading

Holidays, Celebrating the Flag!

  In honor of Flag Day, the day that commemorates the adoption of the US flag in 1777, Let’s celebrate with all things flag!         Stars and Stripes Bottle   Flip Flops, Firecrackers and Flags     Red White & Beach Flag Tree           Sand Dollar Flag   … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Birthday America!

  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย  From sea to shining sea and wherever you will be Be sure to celebrate this day In a safe and festive way!ย  ๐ŸŽ‰               ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Take-out Tuesday, 4th of July Strawberry Cheesecake Pie!

Today the rest of my family arrives for the 4th and we are going to kick off our celebration tonight with a 4th of July Strawberry Cheesecake Pie! Luscious fresh summer strawberries, Creamy cheesecake filling… and oh, did I mention the sugar cookie crust?? Nothing complicated but it certainly turns out to be a show … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Preparing for the 4th

With the 4th of July one week away, I’m ramping up my preparations to make it a smooth sailing holiday! I think my favorite part of entertaining is the planning…I love the process of getting organized ahead of time…it eliminates last minute stress…If you can take some time now, you will be rewarded in spades, … Continue reading