4th of july

  • Happy 4th of July // livelovesimple.com

    Red, White, Blue & Sweet: Happy Independence Day!

    Dena July 4, 2017

    Happy 4th of July, friends! On this day, we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. That Declaration proclaimed to the world our emergence as a new sovereign nation, as we state in the pledge to our flag, “under God, with liberty and justice for all.” On this day, my heart fills with gratitude for all of the people who have fought and continue to fight to…

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  • Happy Independence Day!

    Dena July 4, 2016

    “Freedom is more than just a patriotic concept; it is the purest intent of our design. Be you. Be free. Be nice.” –Steve Maraboli Save

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  • Independence Day // 2015

    Dena July 6, 2015

    We had a lot of back & forth over where we’d spend the 4th of July this year. There is always so much going on within our families. Despite a few invitations, we decided to stay home. Things with Marina have been so rough. The…

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  • Independence Day // 2014

    Dena July 7, 2014

    We had a beautiful weekend celebrating the 4th of July with family. The weather wasn’t cooperative on Friday but we had a nice day indoors at my mother-in-law’s. Roman had such fun playing with his cousins and there was delicious food and great conversation for…

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  • Happy (Belated) 4th of July!

    Dena July 5, 2013

    Happy 4th of July, friends! We’re a day late but we’ll be celebrating Independence Day all weekend. I hope that you had a wonderful celebration. We visited family for fun barbecues. It was a scorcher but we kept cool with lots of shade & cool…

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  • Happy Birthday, America!

    Dena July 5, 2012

    . family . good food . sparklers. cold drinks . summertime .happy 4th of july! xo

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  • Happy Independence Day!

    Dena July 2, 2011

    Patriotism is a funny thing. Both of my grandfathers are veterans of foreign war, as are many other family members & close friends. For the great sacrifices that have been made—& are currently being made—I am deeply grateful. I am by nature a peace-loving person,…

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