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City News: Macy Gray to Perform at City of Wilmington 2013 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront

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The City of Wilmington will celebrate the historic tradition and patriotic spirit with the 2013 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront.

Join the City at Tubman-Garrett Park at the Riverfront on Thursday, July 4th as they celebrate our independence with fireworks, food, arts, culture and a special performance by R&B singer Macy Gray.

The 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront which begins at 4:00 p.m. will feature live music, historical re-enactments, games, rides, arts and crafts, a crab feast, in addition to a variety of food and drink vendors.

Other artists performing at this year’s 4th of July Celebration are  Mozaic Flow, a band based in Philadelphia that fuses a variety of  musical genres to create a sound of R&B funk, and the Tilting  Windmills, a Latin infused rock band from Wilmington.

“Fourth of July is about patriotism and celebrating our independence,”  said Mayor Dennis P. Williams. “Wilmington’s Independence Day  celebration on the Riverfront will bring together young and old  generations to remember our nation’s legacy and history.”

Schedule of Events

4:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Free RED, WHITE, and BLUE CELEBRATION FAMILY FUN (Tubman-Garrett Park)

  • Games, rides, entertainment, arts and crafts by Barrel of Makers, historical characters
  • Variety of food vendors including July 4th favorites, Captain Steve’s Hard Shell Crabs and BBQ
  • Local duo, Tilting Windmills, performing on the Bandwagon Stage 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy a live set of souful, R&B music by Mozaic Flow as they perform on the Main Stage.

8:00 p.m.

Celebrate our nation’s independence and patriotic spirit as the City of Wilmington welcomes Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Macy Gray to the Main Stage.

9:30 p.m.

Spectacular Riverfront Fireworks Display!

In the event of rain on July 4th, the fireworks will be rescheduled for July 5th.

For announcements and more information regarding the 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront please visit: http://www.wilmingtonde.gov/visitors/july4th

Are you a Winer – do you like trying new Wines – if so, I want your Wine Winning recipes!

I am not a wine connoisseur nor do I don’t spend a lot for a bottle of wine.  I am a sucker for a deal and love fun colorful bottles, and this is where I shop on FriYays after work.

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You meet the nicest people at Pockets Discount Liquors

(BTW I don’t know this man but asked if he wanted to be in the pic – lol)

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Smirnoff Ice has a new flavor Peach Bellini, although not a wine, it is one my summer favorite drinks

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 Last weekend I added Peach Bellini Ice to Talenti Alphonso Mango Sorbetto and topped it with Whipped Cream

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It looked better than it tasted, which is why I need your help!

Go to my Facebook Page to post a pic of your Winning Wine recipe and it will be featured in the

4th of July Food & Fun Holiday Post.

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Have a fantastical day – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday

If you are fortunate enough to have an extra day off, I hope you are enjoying it, but if like me you are back to work, I hope you are also enjoying it – at least it’s quiet.  Not only is it quiet, but it is raining and dreary unlike the sunshine and warmth of the weekend, it would have been a perfect day to sleep in!

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I spent the majority of Saturday, 9 hours to be exact, in my closets sorting through items that I haven’t worn or no longer fit and I still have too many clothes!  I will be sending boxes to my girlfriend for her daughters as well as donating to Goodwill.

I am wearing two kloset keepers because first of all I love skirts and secondly, the side embellishments on this top is unique.

OOTD 5 28 13 061Thrifted skirt – GW Boutique

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Rocket Dog Shoes – The Shoe Dept

OOTD 5 28 13 066What are your closet keepers?

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Linking up today with Two Thirty-Five Designs – come on over and join in on the fun

Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

I am so excited because tomorrow I will be attending my first Blogger’s Conference – The Blog Workshop.  It’s an an online virtual 3-day/3 hour conference with some great topics and speakers and I am psyched!!  I expect to gain the knowledge necessary to help me grow my blog and am looking forward to meeting other bloggers as well – will you be there?

The pool is now open and because The Blog Workshop begins in the evenings I’ll have plenty of time to work outside in preparation of the Memorial Day holiday.

Today is Peachy Polka Dots – can you spy a change?

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Did your eye spy it?

NutriSystem delivery 008Polka Dot Dress (2009) – Boscov’s

Polka Dot Purse and Flower Belt – Rugged Wearhouse

SHOES!!!!

Beige Wedge – Payless // Peach Wedge – UrbanOG.com

I knew I couldn’t fool you!

Have a fantabulous evening – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

Today is my last day at work until next Tuesday, the 2nd of April and I am counting down the hours!  Looking forward to relaxing but more importantly cleaning out my closets!  Getting ready for the 1st Flea Market of the season and will be gathering unused clothes and household items in order to make a little extra cash.

Maxi Skirt - Boscov's

This is my favorite maxi skirt and I will be keeping it because the print can be paired with a variety of tops and shoes, therefore, it will always be a closet staple.

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Skirt -Boscov’s // Twin Set Sweater – closet staple // Mossimo Embellished flats – Target

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Necklace and Earring Set – Jewelrymax.net // Bracelets – Burlington Coat Factory // Ring – Mizoutlet.com // Watch – Avon

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What items in your closet will always be keepers?

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Linking up with Katherine’s Corner – join in and meet a new bloggers

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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