Friday, July 2, 2010

Happy 4th of July Weekend



I want to wish everyone a fun and safe July 4th holiday. I hope that during this time we will stop to give a prayer for our soldiers, our nation, and leaders. This Independence Day is a reminder of the sacrifices made by our military and their families, so we could enjoy our freedom. Today I am appreciative that I show my American entrepreneur spirit, that I have protections under our Constitution, and that I can voice my opinions.
I'm in a new city this year, so my kids and I are going to find local festivals to attend. There is a fireworks show at one of the local parks. I'm hoping to find several fairs or flea markets too. We will probably go to Austin, Tx which is just 45 minutes away, and enjoy some Freedom Festivities there as well. I've got to search online for local events. Oh, and the festive food; BBQ, Hot Dogs, and Apple Pie...yummy.
What are your July 4th plans?




Join Beverly for Pink Saturday, this week we get to share our Red, White, and Blue, American Pride. Join a list of Weekend Blog Parites & Events. God Bless you and have a wonderful holiday!
Yoli :)

37 comments:

  1. Happy Independence Day Yoli! July 4th is my parents' weddng anniversary, and we'll be here to celebrate with them. Then we go home and get to celebrate with the French on their own equivalent day - 14th July.

    I have fond memories of the fireworks on the US Bicentenial Independence Day celebrations, when I was a confused little English girl surrounded by patriotic American classmates. It was hard to be English in America that year!

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  2. I am headed to the lake to spend Independence Day with friends and family.

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  3. I am blue this 4th of July weekend cause I miss my little boy. :-( He went to visit relatives in upstate NY. He has only been gone for 15 hours and I miss him already! He will be back Wednesday and we can celebrate then! :-)

    Have a great 4th everyone!

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  4. We'll be spending the weekend with family : )
    Peeked at your stockings *love the zebra print one* and your aprons *brown sugar is yummy!*
    happy 4th! from >40 - thanks for stopping by!

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  5. Thank you so much for coming to visit me! Following along, and looking forward to getting to know you better ... :)

    foodfloozie.blogspot.com

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  6. I love what you said. Sounds like you are going to have a nice day. We are going to a BBQ at our church. Should be fun.

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  7. Hi there.
    Stopping by from Friday-Follow to say hello.
    Thanks for playing.
    Have a great day!
    http://harrietandfriends.com/2010/07/i-tend-to-go-for-ordinary-people-friday-following/

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  8. Happy 4th July!

    I love, love, love your blog and am a new follower on FF!

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  9. Thank you for visiting and following my blog---and I have returned the favor..and I must say I now have to go to your etsy shop because I'm in love with your aprons now too!

    Have a great weekend!

    dee @ barefootbathandbody.blogspot.com

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  10. Newest follower!

    http://likeChristmaseverysingleday.blogspot.com

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  11. I will be at the Alameda Flea Market in California. I've always wanted to go and now I have a chance. The following week will be spent with family in beautiful Lake Tahoe. Have a wonderful holiday.

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  12. Beautiful pictures! We are looking for some local things to do, too....just a relaxed weekend with some good old 4th of July food and friends!
    Came over from the Friday Follow...thanks for visiting!

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  13. Happy 4th of July! I love those pics. That old typewriter is priceless ... hard to imagine how quickly times have changed. I just popped over from Follow Friday 40 and Over. I'm following you now and would love for you to pop over and see my blog if you have time. :)

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  14. Cute Blog! I’m a new follower Happy Friday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!
    http://heavenlysavings.blogspot.com
    I also have a blog hop every Monday! I’d love for you to join!

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  15. I am your new follower and you have a cool blogs here! Come visit me at http://showmemama.blogspot.com

    Happy Friday!

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  16. Hi. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm following you now too. For 4th of July we're going over to our neighbors house tonight to hang out, tomorrow is town day @ our park (bounce houses for the kids)& fireworks tomorrow night & Monday we're going to Hampton beach. Not sure what we are doing Sunday yet. Have fun.

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  17. Im you new follower from Friend Friday Follow. Happy Independence Day! Technically US and Philippines have the the same Independence date, but they have decided to change it to June 12.... Hope you could follow back and say hi!

    http://penspansandpuns.blogspot.com/

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  18. Happy 4th of July!! Thanks for dropping by my blog, I'm following you now too.

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  19. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog for Friday Follow. I LOVE your vintage items!!! Happy 4th of July to you!!!

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  20. Great pictures! Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment!
    Have a great weekend!

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  21. Hi Yoli, nice to meet you, I just signed up to follow you..love your blog..thanks for stopping by and saying hi..
    Beautiful post, love the pictures..thank you
    have a blessed 4th and fun with the kids..we are heading over to my mom and dad's a few blocks over for bbq with them and my son and girlfriend, hopefully, and my nephews and wives..good family times!

    Barb

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  22. Wow! it looks like your headed for a whole lotta fun this weekend....enjoy! I just love your typewriter and fan..happy vbf!
    hugs,
    Beth

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  23. We're going down the Jersey Shore with the kids for the day and at night we're coming back here and going to watch the Macy's fireworks from our city's waterfront. We're close enough to NYC on the Hudson, right across the river, where we can see them perfectly from our cars in our supermarket parking lot without having to go into NYC and beat that crowd!

    Following you from Social Parade!! :) Hopefully you can visit us and follow back! Have a great 4th of july weekend!

    http://theartsymom.tk

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  24. I love the pictures of your vintage stuff! Very cool. Stumbled upon your blog today and glad I did!

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  25. Yay! I am totally following you back now! I love the aprons! Happy fourth! Stash Mama

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  26. Great pictures! We're having a barbecue and fireworks!

    Have a sparkling 4th!

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  27. Great post - I hope you have a wonderful 4th of July!

    I'm following from Friday Follow :)

    http://www.thanksmailcarrier.com

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  28. Thanks for visiting! I'm from Texas, too. I was raised in Southeast Texas (Beaumont area), but have lived in PA for 6 years.

    No specific plans for tomorrow. At least not for me and the kidlets anyway. My husband is going golfing with his buddies, so it's just me and the girls.

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  29. Thanks so much for stopping by! I'm following back. I can't wait to read more from you! :)

    http://tweepoppets.blogspot.com

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  30. Awesome post, amazing pictures!

    Thanks for visiting my blog and for leaving such a kind, sweet comment after the death of my Grandmother. I truly appreciate it.

    I also appreciate you following my blog. I am now following yours as well. I hope you and your family have a fantastic 4th!

    Blessings,

    Teresa <><

    ♥ Too Many Heartbeats ♥

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  31. Yoli, I love the vintage photos! What a hoot!
    We went to a parade this morning. I posted pics on Wild about Whidbey. The rest of the day has been kind of lazy. Tomorrow we will go on a picnic. We might watch the fireworks, but since I have to work early on Monday- probably not. I hope you have a wonderful holiday! :)

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  32. Very touched by your post. I am also an all American entrepreneur girl. Our 4th will be spent with friends and family and a call to my daughter & son in law who are in the military. Thanks for such a great post...Your newest follower. Niki

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  33. Yoli, Hello from New Braunfels...love your blog and the blog parties list!!! I had no idea how many there are...I'm doing good to post for Pink Saturday, but there are lots of intriquing sites to visit. We will watch the 4th of July fireworks from our meadow. The show is much more fun downtown in the park where you can watch them explode right overhead, but when the last big boom signals the end of the show, it sure is nice to walk back inside and already be home. I don't know where you live, but we have a nice small town parade here in New Braunfels and Seguin has a really great hometown parade. Where ever you celebrate, enjoy. I'm also a Valleyite...grew up in McAllen and have been here since '95. We love the Hill Country

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  34. Visiting from Social Parade. I'm your newest follower!

    http://colormeuntypical.blogspot.com

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  35. Yoli! I hope you and your family have a safe and happy fourth! Your plans sound like fun. We are taking it easy. Our youngest daughter celebrated her 19th birthday yesterday! We stayed up way too late! I am always praying for our military. Thank you for your thoughtful post. Anne

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  36. Happy 4th of July. Spending a quiet, well not to quiet due to fireworks, nite at home.

    Irma :)

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