the simple life – my fourth of july

I could not have asked for a more perfect *unplanned – unexpected* fourth of July! A couple hour trip to pick up something turned into an impromptu – two day Fourth of July – back to basics mini vacation! it was PERFECT! Just what I had been needing…. And while I may have spent those [Read More]

Fourth of July cookie bark {recipe}

this is one of my FAVORITE recipes and with the Fourth of July being TOMORROW {what?} I thought it was a perfect time to repost this yummy recipe from Leigh Anne of Your Home Based Mom! * please note this post was originally posted on Love Stitched June 17, 2010 as a guest post from [Read More]

Free fourth of july printable

With each holiday, I love to decorate and get my house looking all festive.  4th of July is no exception, but I do find that it’s nice when I can reuse the decorations for multiple things or use them over again to get more worth out of them.  I also want my home decor and [Read More]

Fresh Fruit Cookie Bars

Hello Love Stitched Readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July! Around here, all of the red and blue berries went on sale the week of the fourth. I bought strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries…just in case ;) After browsing through my recipes and not finding anything that really sounded perfect, I came [Read More]

Happy Fourth!

I hope everyone has a safe, fun, fourth of July! LET FREEDOM RING!

DIY firecracker decorations – free printable

Hi guys! The fourth of July is right around the corner and I’m sure you’ve got fun things planned like us (family campout anyone?). One of my favorite things about this holiday is the fireworks! Even if it’s just sparklers, they make me super excited. So I thought I’d make you guys a quick and [Read More]

patriotic tshirt – tutorial and silhouette discount

I always loved my kids to wear the patriotic shirts for the fourth of July but hated that they always said “independence day” or “fourth” or a “year” so they could only wear them for that day…so I decided to make a patriotic themed shirt for my nephew that could be worn all summer long [Read More]

Cause baby your a FIREWORK…

You just gotta ignite the lightAnd let it shineJust own the nightLike the Fourth of July Cause baby you’re a fireworkCome on show ’em what you’re worthMake ’em go “Oh, oh, oh!”As you shoot across the sky-y-y Baby you’re a fireworkCome on let your colors burstMake ’em go “Oh, oh, oh!” – katy perry “firework” [Read More]