July 2016 Calendar and Print

Yay! The July 2016 Calendar is here! Happy Summer!  After spending the long Memorial Day weekend away at my cottage in the pines, I really am feeling that summer vibe. This week we are supposed to hit triple digit weather in Arizona so summertime is definitely here! I’m also planning to hit the pool this week and get some daily exercise and refreshment. As for summer planning, I have the July 2016 Calendar here to help. Lately I’ve had the {Read More}

July 2015 Calendar is ready for your summer story!

Every summer has it’s own story. Hello! I’m sharing the July 2015 calendar today and it’s waiting for your summer story! I don’t know about you but for me there is something special about summertime. I think it stems from my youth when every summer would bring new and exciting adventures. And what about those summer nights? Mine were filled with night games in the neighborhood, softball games, night swims, staying up late, fireworks, and even my first kiss! 😉 {Read More}

Popcorn Balls Gone Patriotic With a Big Surprise!

  I love popcorn and I LOVE popcorn balls! I wanted to come up with fun Patriotic popcorn balls to share on the blog and I’m going to share the results here today! I gathered a bit of inspiration to begin my project and I was hoping it would all work out because I had never attempted this exact method before. So…  Here’s my inspiration: Now for the recipe. I prefer to leave the marshmallows to rice crispies  and use a {Read More}

The Star Spangled Banner …Some Facts and Printables

  With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I am sharing some holiday posts beginning with this one about The Star Spangled Banner. I thought it would be fun to share some facts and printables about the song that was declared as the USA National anthem in 1931. “About The Star Spangled Banner” The lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” come from “Defence of Fort M’Henry”, a poem written in 1814 by the 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, Francis Scott Key, after {Read More}

Red, White & Blue… Hooray for the USA! {Printables}

Hello!  With the Fourth of July approaching we are seeing  a lot of RED WHITE & BLUE! I researched these colors because I wanted to have a better understanding of why these colors represent the good ol’ USA. You can find out more for yourself about our patriotic colors and the American Flag here:  “What do the colors of the flag mean?” Red is a symbol of valor and bravery
 White symbolizes purity and innocence Blue signifies vigilance, perseverance, and {Read More}

God Bless the USA… land that I love! {free printable}

 I am seeing a lot of {red, white & blue} !!! Here is the first of a few posts in which I will share something to honor America as we approach the 4th of July. I am grateful for this land I live in. Land of the free. Home of the brave. And for the opportunity to celebrate our independence. So here is a free print. I want this one up in my house today! 🙂 {CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOAD} {Read More}