Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Oh Say Can You See.....

...All of the billowing flags around?
It's that time of year - the time of year we love! There is nothing more inspiring than seeing our nation's flag bestowed on everyone's porches. Don't you just love driving down the street and seeing rows and rows of homes with their flag out!

Well, our favorite sisters Kari & Kijsa are at it again - yep.....making us run here and there to be apart of their blog (don't let us kid ya - we love it!!) This time they want to see our flags flying high - we go!

We are so very fortunate to have one of the prettiest Presidential homes - Spiegel Grove, home to President Rutherford B. Hayes right in our "back yard", we visited the center today to find out "What does a President do for the Fourth of July???"

Well, he gets ready by putting his bunting out - all around the porch

Then he makes sure that there is a nice, shady spot for the Toledo Symphony to play, for the special concert he will put on for all his visitors.

Although, we don't live in presidential homes, we eagerly put out our red, white and are lots of snapshots of our flags.....

Hope you've enjoyed our "Tour of Flags"!
Have a safe and Happy 4th everyone!!
Karla & Karrie


ellen b said...

Hi Karla and Karrie,
What a great post. How fun to have a presidential home close by. Your photos were a treat to see. Blessings and enjoy the 4th!

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

The red, white & blue makes any home
look presidential!!

M ^..^

Kari & Kijsa said...

Great post! SO many beautiful presidential flag flying ideas!! Love the gates and home!

kari & kijsa

Anonymous said...

I love the presidential home. OMG!!! You are not very far at all so I will definitely be visiting very soon. Thanks for stopping by.


Theresa@Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Hi , glad to meet you . I enjoyed your tour very much.
Thank you for viewing my blog and please come back often, I just love company !
Hope you enjoy the cake .

Beverly said...

Thanks for showing your colors. I really enjoyed the tour of President Hayes' home.

Donna said...

Love the celebration, and Happy Fourth to you!

I just found your blog, it's great!
I'm coming back to read more.


Joy said...

Thanks for the great tour of flags. I loved it! And thanks for stopping by and visiting me, too.
Hope you have a wonderful fourth of July weekend!


So wonderful.. wish I lived there.
Love all of the flags and photographs!

Jenny said...

Lots of great red, white and blue!! Happy 4th!!


Kris said...

Look at all those fun flags!!! Have a wonderful 4th and thanks for stopping by!!

Hooked on Houses said...

What a fun post! I always find historical homes fascinating, so I loved seeing the president's place. Your flags look great, too!

Have a wonderful weekend! -Julia :-)

celestina marie said...

Just love the tour and your flag displays. How great to have a presidential home so close. Have a Happy 4th.

la rea rose

Jeanne said...

Your flags are definitely flying high. I liked the flag insignia on the fence. Happy 4th of July to you!!


Abbreviated said...

Happy July 4th


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