Summer Red, White, & Blue Table

It’s almost July and it’s time for a red, white, and blue summer table.  Today’s offering is a casual table set for a patritoic celebration. First I added a white tablecloth to the table. Then I used my new bright blue placemats with my white plates.  A Dollar Tree red star paper plate tops the place setting. For those of you who don’t live in the USA, it’s just a fun table with colors used by many countries.  Did you know that 29 countries use these 3 colors in their flags?



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4 Ice Cream Printables for Summer

The first day of summer is coming fast. Beat the heat this summer with some cool, ice-cream fun. Today I’m sharing 4 sweet prints for summer with luscious ice cream.  Since ice cream is a classic party theme and summer party treat, I’m sharing these printables for you to enjoy too! They’re 8 x 10 inch, so you can print on 8.5 x 11 standard card stock and trim to fit an 8 x 10 frame or use with a mat in a larger frame. Read More

Summer Umbrella Wreath

For years I have seen umbrella wreaths filled with flowers on various blogs. They even sell them on Etsy. I’ve wanted to do one for a long time but there was a problem. All of my umbrellas have little round handles that fold up for easy carrying. I’ve looked for some time for an attractive old-fashioned handled umbrella that was affordable.  This year I found a perfect one at Aldi in April. Read More

Blue & Yellow Summer Table

It is so hot and humid here in Florida. I’m already looking forward to a slight cool down in the fall. I have my fingers crossed that there isn’t a huge storm like Irma this year.  Toward the end of summer everything seems to be brighter – the sun and my colorful crotons.  Today I’m sharing an end-of-summer table in blue and yellow.


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