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About lilypatch1970

This profile is the alter ego of a Gen X, former liberal turned small government conservative. Right now, this is just a place for me to gather things that make me smile. I spend too much time at political sites and worrying about our culture, so this is my little corner of "pretty" meaning usually girlie stuff but not always. Welcome to all who wander by.

Merry Christmas

May you have a blessed holiday. Advertisements

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” ~ W.T. Purkiser I’ve always loved Currier and Ives scenes.  This is from an 1867 … Continue reading

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Guardian Angel

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. ~ Psalm 91:11

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Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Michigan

I’m a Michigan gal and one of my favorite places to visit is Frankenmuth, especially Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, a store the size of 6 football fields filled with decorations. It’s open 361 days a year and is a family business … Continue reading

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A Thank You on Veteran’s Day 2013

Much appreciation and thanks to all the veterans who’ve served.  Bless you and yours. I found this fascinating photo from 1918 of 18,000 men posing as the Statue of Liberty.  These men were training for WWI at Camp Dodge.  Source: … Continue reading

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Have a Coke – 5 cents

I love vintage Coca-Cola advertisements.  I actually love Coke too but don’t drink it like I used to due to health.  Here’s a lovely lady from the 1890s offering up a refreshing drink.

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Lily’s Place

Welcome.  This is just a place to post some of my favorite lovely things. A vintage Gadsden flag.  I’m not sure of the source.  I thought I found it originally on Wikimedia Commons but I don’t see it there now. … Continue reading

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