Honoring Veterans Day and Thanksgiving
Front Porch Appeal Newsletter - Issue #87
A heartfelt appreciation to all of our VeteransIt's appropriate that Veteran's Day falls close to Thanksgiving. As ours is a military family, we appreciate and honor all who've served and to their families who also sacrificed much. Please enjoy our article about the importance of Veterans Day. Thank you!
Photo is courtesy of Rowland-WFeel free to download this card that Mary made to say thanks to a vet you may know, perhaps a co-worker, landscaper, bank teller, neighbor, or family member. They will appreciate the kind gesture.
Download this free Veteran's Day Card
Thanksgiving Is Nearly Here
From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving to our USA friends. This year we will be celebrating with our family (all 7 grandchildren) at a beautiful state park - building family memories and enjoying the company of each other. We'd love to hear what traditions you have for Thanksgiving.
As Thanksgiving approaches (whether we are ready or not), a nicely decorated front porch is always a welcome sight for family and friends alike.
Whether its a simple wreath on the front door or an amazing array of holiday decor, Mary and I have some ideas you can use on your porch this season.
In addition, we've included a few very popular holiday projects that are fun and easy to make for your porch or yard.
See More Thanksgiving Porch Decorating IdeasDelight your friends and family for Thanksgiving this year with a colorful front porch. We have lots of ideas you can use that are simple yet elegant. See all of our Thanksgiving and fall decorating ideas.
Blue birdbath becomes a focal point (the birds won't mind!)The birds did not enjoy our cobalt blue birdbath for splashing so we have employed it as a year 'round decoration on our porch. Isn't it a pretty scene for this time of year?
May you and yours enjoy a tranquil Thanksgiving
Take a moment to enjoy the day on your porchIf your weather permits, of course. Aa we live in the south, we may have more porch days in the autumn than some of you may have. No matter what, take a little time for yourself to simply put your feet up and think of your blessings. It's food for the soul.
Thanksgiving Porch and Home Decoration IdeasHere are a few of our favorite Thanksgiving decorative items; we like ones you can easily reuse from year to year.
Use this colorful lighted fall garland throughout the season.
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This lighted window cornucopia decal instantly gives your home a real Thanksgiving aura!
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Our Happy Thanksgiving Turkey ProjectOur happy turkey is easy to make; just use our tutorial. Kids will have fun assembling and painting their happy turkey!
Happy Thanksgiving turkey craft ideaWe love this turkey we made for our porch and enjoy putting it out every year.
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Enjoy the beauty of November, porch friends!We shall see you next month. Thank you for being one of our kind readers.
Be sure to visit Front Porch Ideas And More to discover lots of ideas, tips, and information about designs, construction, decorating, landscaping, and furnishing your porch or screened porch.
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Happy porch sitting from your friends,
Mary and Dave
Life is short. Enjoy your porch.
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