|Lauenstein glass candy canes and pendants|
|Lyndall business card case and Minnehan cuff links|
Did you know that Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson served on the committee that picked the eagle for the national seal (Franklin wanted the turkey.) Aren't you glad they chose the majestic bald eagle instead.
|Wheeler birdhouse |
We all know our country's colors are red white and blue but how did that idea come into being for our flag? Folktales say that George Washington interpreted the flag int his way: the stars were taken from the sky, the red form British colors, and the white stripes signified the secession from the home country. (Info from The Old Educator)
|Paper hat by Jennie Hart Robinson|
Have a fun holiday and be sure you visit Ruby Tuesday and Rednesday for more red this week.