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U.S.A. The Sovereign

Hello, hello,

I’ll preface this post with a very important question:

Q: Who says you have to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th?

A: Nobody!

And that’s pretty much how it is for Americans.

But really, July 2nd has some historical significance. In 1776, Continental Congress declared independence as the British fleet and army arrived at New York. So there you go, Independence just took a few days (and militia ambushes) to set in.

Thanks America for Burt’s Bees, Jeans, Google and importing Liam Neeson to make AWESOME action films.


  1. Yay America! I kinda like this place:-) xoxo

  2. I didn't know July 2nd was important as well! I actually started celebrating the 4th a little earlier as well in the the week-Erica

  3. I had no idea about july 2nd. I love 4th of july, its always so much fun! Great photos!

  4. Thanks America for Google, indeed! We didn't really celebrate it out here in Singapore and didn't get a long weekend. Yours looked like fun!Flora

  5. This is awesome! I love bubbles and sparklers. I think they are definite items you need for any kind of get together. x

  6. Thanks for the commentAnd you're from Norman I sister lives in Moore…super close, right? I used to have friends from Norman ( haven't talked to them in a while, but..the Herman family ring any bells? ) Anywho…cute blog!

  7. @Christina MarieHerman fam, doesn't ring a bell. Although I'm not a native. Transplant via Bakersfield, CA. Moore is right next door to Norman! I drive through to and from work every day. I'll wave to the Moore skyline for your sister Monday!

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