Memorial Day & Flag Day

Stylish Picnic Essentials, Made in the USA

As USA Love List's fashion editor I'm always on the hunt for fashionable finds. Even if I'm not wearing something, I like the things around me to be stylish.  Here are a few of my favorite warm weather picks, which are also perfect summer picnic essentials to take you from spring through the Fourth of July!  American-made Picnic Essentials with Style The Pendleton Roll Up Blanket is sophisticated and practical. This wool plaid front and nylon backed picnic blanket wipes clean and rolls up for easy transport. The plaids are woven in American mills. Govino Wine Glass, which are flexible, shatterproof, and...

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Do’s and Don’ts of American Flag Etiquette – Are you doing it right?

It's that time of year… time to proudly put up your American flag. I'll bet you've already done it, but are you doing it right? Here's a review of all of the American flag etiquette, rules, and customs you should know to respectfully display the flag. American Flag Etiquette: how to honor and care for a United States Flag You CAN leave your flag outside in bad weather IF it is an ALL WEATHER flag, which means it was manufactured to withstand all weather types. Always make sure your American flag does not touch the ground or anything underneath...

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Red, White and Blue Fourth of July Cupcakes (and the secret to making them!)

Do you need to bring something to the Fourth of July cookout you will be attending soon? Are you on the hunt for patriotic themed dessert ideas? Well look no further!  Make some red, white and blue Fourth of July cupcakes with the help of Batter Babies by Kimber Cakeware. Batter Babies are cupcake batter separators that are made in the USA from food grade plastic.  Batter Babies make it super easy to create multi-colored or multi-flavor cupcakes. My assistant and I gave Batter Babies a try. We made our red, white and blue cupcakes from scratch, but you...

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American Made Nail Art Designs

Nail art designs can be extreme or super simple.  It's a great way to bring some flavor to your personal style and try things you normally wouldn't.  We just celebrated Flag Day and Fourth of July preparations are underway so now is the perfect time to to use your red, white and blue. This manicure is a simple representation of the American Flag – flag nail art, if you will.  I topped it with glitter to make it more festive.  The manicure pictured is on my 6 year old daughter.  When I manicure her fingers, or any other little...

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