Holidays, Flag Day

Happy Flag Day!     Summer in the USA is all about celebrations featuring ย the red white & blue! ย  Here are some flag pictures, decor and recipes to inspire your celebrations!     Sand Dollar Flag   Nora Fleming Flatware Caddy   Painted Flag Glasses   Painted Flag Bottles   Home Decor     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Firecrackers!

Here’s a fun design that anyone can do, easy peasy!     Start with a color sketch of what you want to paint, either your own sketch or an inspiration photo     I used $2 white rustic chargers from Hobby Lobby and glossy acrylic craft paint in red, white, blue, black, yellow and orange … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seaside July

  Red white and blue     Stars and stripes and sailboats too     Firecrackers, and polka dots         A touch of yellow for extra Popย  ๐ŸŽ‡       Flags are flying everywhere     There’s even one in a nearby chair       Buckets have holders for corn … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Red White & Blueberry Cheese Danish

It’s fun to add red white & blue to your summer menu     Trying to come up with something festive but easy over Memorial Day weekend I turned to one of my best kitchen helpers, Pillsbury     After surfing through recipes on Pinterest I borrowed a little of this and a little of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Summer Sand Dollar Flag

Not much time for painting this week because I have been hauling tableware, baking cakes, harvesting pineapples, making signs & menus, lounging in the South Pacific     I also hung around Bloody Mary’s Bali Ha’i Bar     But! I did have time to put together a summer flag for Memorial Day     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Grand Old Flag Tables with Painted Flag Glasses

  It’s not too late to paint some flags for a patriotic celebration!     A blue rectangle, a few wavy brush strokes and some dot stars     Make dots using the handle tip end of your paintbrush     Okay, now we can set the table!     Come on out, it’s bright … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, 2 Bite Cherry Pies

This is almost embarrassing   It’s cooking 101   Well, it’s not actually cooking   It’s opening a roll of dough     A can of pie filling     And baking     But it’s good!!     You end up with these delightful little 2 bite cherry pies     After 10 minutes … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy 4th of July!

I hope you had a star spangled holiday weekend!ย ย  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย  Full of red white and blue From the sky to the sea Flags flying everywhere celebrating USA pride! Our little beach community has an annual 4th of July parade Golf carts, convertibles, anything goes How about this solo airplane and souped up 4 wheeler for … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Stars & Stripes

A sea of stars for the red white and blue A wreath of roses with stars too Stripes wave in the breeze and decorate chairs There are plenty of stars and stripes everywhere! Nothing says USA like good old red, white, and blue Our flag is our symbol, tried and true Salute to America, land … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Breakfast at Wimbledon!

Happy 4th of July! Watching the Wimbledon tennis tournament is a July 4th tradition at our house and even though there aren’t any more Americans still in the tournament we will be watching the final matches and proudly waving the red, white and blue! Noshing on the traditional strawberries and sipping Champagne, we have front … Continue reading

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