Entertaining · Holidays

Ideas For A Rainy 4th Of July

When I think of the 4th Of July, visions of sunny picnics, cookouts, and pool parties come to mind. But what do we do if it rains on our parade? One year, when faced with a weather forecast of an all-day deluge, I was determined to figure out a way to get my red, white, and blue… Continue reading Ideas For A Rainy 4th Of July

Entertaining · Holidays

Last Minute Memorial Day Decorations

Memorial Day is one of those holidays that kind of sneak up on me. It comes so soon after Mother’s Day that I don’t usually think much about it until it is upon me. Ideally, I like to decorate for our picnic with nostalgic patriotic decor. However, since I never remember to do much planning for… Continue reading Last Minute Memorial Day Decorations

Entertaining · Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

An Old-Fashioned 4th of July Tablescape

The patriotic bunting that festoons the porch railings of historic homes on the 4th of July always seems so old-timey and charming that when I saw all this red, white, and blue glory at Hobby Lobby, I knew that it would be coming home with me. Unfortunately, I do not have a historic home, but I could… Continue reading An Old-Fashioned 4th of July Tablescape