Link love :: the Hooray for Freedom! edition

by Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

Photo by Trey Ratcliff

I’ve always loved the 4th of July (that’s my hometown‘s celebration, above), and it has become even more special to me as an American expat living overseas. I’ve grown tenfold in my appreciation for other countries and cultures, which was expected – but I never expected to grow more in love with my country of origin.

America doesn’t have the greatest reputation outside its borders right now – and yes, some of it is deserved – but overall, we have a pretty stinking great country. Enjoy your freedom, and celebrate today, fellow Americans.

I normally show some Link Love on Saturdays, but I’m taking the weekend off for the holiday. So if you’ve got a day of relaxation ahead of you, grab some iced tea and enjoy some good reading…

Life Hacks

Money & Frugal Living Hacks

… and Just For Fun

Also, here are Simple Mom’s top referrals in Junethanks for linking to me here!

And finally, here are Simple Mom’s most popular posts for June:

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  1. Have a great weekend!

  2. Amen sista! We are very fortunate in many ways to have the feedoms we have and able to voice what we do not like! We are not perfect, but at least we have the oppotunity to try! Great blog site and hope you stop by sometime.

    happyathomes last blog post..Happy 4th of July!

  3. Loved the roundup – thanks for including me! Enjoy the weekend off. I plan to enjoy the day, myself, although my “honey do” list will keep me pretty busy!

    Frugal Dads last blog post..Ask the Readers: Why Do You Visit Frugal Dad?

  4. @Frugal Dad – Saw on Twitter that your AC broke today. Hopefully that won’t add tons more to your honey-do list! Either way, enjoy your day.

  5. Hi Simplemom! Thank you so muchly for the mention! I can guarantee I won’t be doing any laundry this weekend! Have an awesome weekend!

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  6. I agree that we have an awesome country! I’m still proud of America and I think we should all count our blessings for living here. I love celebrating the birth of our great nation every 4th of July. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Thanks for the link!

  7. That photo is beautiful! Have a wonderful holiday and thanks for the mention!

  8. I just recently found your blog and *LOVE* it… you’re my #1 blog to check out now! :)

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