Friday Favorites #63

Friday Favorites in red, white and blue | Living Vintage

You know I couldn’t let July 4th weekend come and go without doing a patriotic-themed Friday Favorites, did you?

Happy grins and giggles this weekend, my friends.

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a yummy American flag pie - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesa yummy American flag pie

 

a festive July 4th parade - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesa festive July 4th parade

 

a patriotic pillow I made with an old hankie - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesa patriotic pillow I made with an old hankie

 

a lovely sunporch decorated in patriotic colors - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesa lovely sunporch decorated in patriotic colors

 

really cute handmade gift card envelopes -- a template is included!   |    one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesreally cute handmade gift card envelopes

 

a neat old sign in red, white and blue -- one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesa neat old sign in red, white and blue

 

an absolutely beautiful horse draped with a flag - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesan absolutely beautiful horse draped with a flag

 

upcycled license plate flowers - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesupcycled license plate flowers

 

 

Sources and Image Credits:
(All images are used with permission from the owners.)
One:    The Winthrop Chronicles via Country Living
Two:  Kevin B. Moore via Facebook and Flickr
Three:  Living Vintage
Four:  Common Ground via Savvy Southern Style
  Five:  Just Something I Made
Six:  Dan Watson via Flickr
Seven:  Shelley Paulson Photography
Eight:   Robb Restyle via their Etsy shop
(You can also right click on each image to view the sources.)

 

Descended from Immigrants

a quote for today regarding immigration | Living Vintage

 As I was planning what I would blog about this week, I stumbled this image, and I started thinking about the Statue of Liberty and what it means to me.

Freedom, immigration, liberty, hope . . . all of these came to mind.

I decided to share a quote about immigration.  Lord knows there have been recent ongoing vehement discussions about immigration . . . so this quote seemed especially fitting, and it pretty much captures my sentiments  exactly.

Until recently, I’ve never thought much about how I would vote if given the opportunity.  But I can say this:  I can’t imagine that I would ever feel I had the right to blockade human beings, who are seeking to legitimately enter the United States and obtaining U.S. citizenship, from the chance to enjoy the same freedoms I do.

I know it’s a complex issue.   Who gets to judge “legitimacy” for example?

I’m glad I personally am not in charge of making those decisions.

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P.S.  A special thanks to Vivienne for granting me permission to use and modify her image.

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichokes, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

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This is one of my favorite chicken recipes.  It looks complicated, but trust me, it’s really not. Even though goat cheese can be a little pricey, this main dish makes 4 servings using just two chicken breasts — therefore, this really is an inexpensive entree.  It’s also low in calories and carbs, it’s fancy enough […]

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Friday Favorites #62

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My week has involved yard work and housework, doctoring myself with cortisone cream on insect bites, staying inside to escape the Texas heat, and trying to trap mice who have made our house their home. How ’bout you?

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