Leg Warmers & Last Minute 4th of July Ideas!

Last Minute 4th of July ideas from atthepicketfence.com

Once upon a time there were two little girls. They spent their days in an imaginary world. Sometimes they were on the prairie collecting eggs and doing daily battle with Nellie Olsen. Other days they were Super Girl and Wonder Woman. Robes became capes and knee socks did double duty as the most fabulous boots in the universe. And every 4th … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Beverage Stand

4th of July beverage station

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Krazy Glue for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm officially declaring this the summer of kids movie theme songs getting stuck in my head. Just when I start to think that I've finally buried them deep enough in the recesses of my mind something will come along and just yank it back … [Read more...]

Parade of Homes Tour ~ Housepitality Designs

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Do you have someone in your life who knows just the right things to say at just the right moment? They are able to use words to bless and encourage and uplift? If you do, you know what a gift that is! We have a sweet friend we met through blogging who is definitely that kind of a gift to us. Shirley from Housepitality Designs is gracious and … [Read more...]

Free Patriotic Printable!

At The Picket Fence Contributors

Did you hear our exciting news? Over the weekend we announced that our At the Picket Fence family is growing! We introduced you to our new team of contributors and we were so thrilled with the warm welcome you gave them. Today we have Kelly here sharing with you a fantastic set of FREE patriotic printables that are just in time for the … [Read more...]

Blue Home Decor Ideas …I’ve got the blues!

Welcome! If you're joining me from my talented and fabulous friend, Jennifer Rizzo's, I'm so glad to have you here visiting us At The Picket Fence! I was so honored when my friend Beth, of Home Stories A to Z, invited me to be a part of her How to Decorate Series! Seriously, the talent in this group is amazing! You can start the series from … [Read more...]

$50 Well of Words Giveaway!

To love laughter

You know that feeling when you are trying to get a sicker off of a wall? Or a table? Or the floor? Or the car windows? You're picking and picking and it comes off in teeny tiny pieces and then those pieces stick together and you can't get them off of your hand into the trash can and you don't understand how something as seemingly innocent as a … [Read more...]

An exciting announcement!

At The Picket Fence Contributors

  Happy Saturday friends! Well, it's official....the At the Picket Fence family is growing! You know, when we started this little ol' blog we had a vision. We could see you walking out of your front door, coffee (or tea!) cup in hand and meeting us where your picket fence joined our picket fence. We would stand there right at that … [Read more...]

Memories of Summer…and creamsicle pie!

No Bake Orange Creamsicle Pie

  I can remember the sound so distinctively.  I would be playing in the backyard with Vanessa.  Maybe having a tea party, or playing house or bossing her around…or reenacting the latest Little House on the Prairie episode and off in the distance the melodious notes would resound.  Starting softly, getting a little louder and then … [Read more...]

Fun In The Sun Link Party and Giveaway!

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  Two things we LOVE about blogging…getting to see amazing projects from talented bloggers AND giving things away!! This post is a two-fer! Yesterday, some of our talented friends shared their Fun In The Sun projects and Vanessa shared how to make a tiered planter out of a Repurposed Outdoor Fountain! … [Read more...]