Celebrating the Red, White, and Blue: Fun Facts about Fourth of July Traditions in America and Around the World.

As we wind down our Fourth of July celebrations and close out this day, I’d like to share with you a piece I wrote for Beautiful Table Settings Magazine, an online publication for a private Facebook group. It was an honor to craft this piece and I enjoyed my walk down memory lane – as well as being reminded of how Independence Day is celebrated not only in our great nation, but around the world.

Enjoy.

Celebrating the Red, White, and Blue: Fun Facts about Fourth of July Traditions in America and Around the World.

The Fourth of July, America’s birthday, is celebrated annually all over the United States. National Flags, cookouts, parades, and fireworks are just some key facets of these festivities. 

As a nation, we have much to be grateful for. Yet it seems that all too often, people lose sight of what Independence Day truly commemorates and what our jubilant July Fourth festivities are intended to celebrate. Continue reading “Celebrating the Red, White, and Blue: Fun Facts about Fourth of July Traditions in America and Around the World.”

Christmas in my heart – always.

As I scurry about, preparing for Christmas Eve, the time when my immediate family celebrates the Christmas holiday, I hold such gratitude in my heart.

And to each of you who follow my blog, making the time to read blog posts and articles – thank you.

I can only hope that something you read touched your heart, opened your mind or inspired change.

If nothing else, may it have made some difference, in some way, in your life.

I count each of you as one of the many blessings in my life.

May the magic of Christmas be with you always.