After the September 11th tragedy, America changed. Americans changed, too. Now, patriotism is in style all year round--not just on the patriotic holidays of the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Flag Day. I've found ten items that I think you'll like and want to add to your own collection of red, white and blue. Let your American Spirit show!
Lee Greenwoods American Patriot CD began a big seller after the September 11th tragedy. Greenwood was in demand as a singer in most of the shows and events commemorating those who died. This CD includes God Bless the USA, America, This Land is Your Land, Dixie, and many more.
This educational video shows the history and origin of the 50 state flags as well as the state bird, flower, tree, slogan and capital. You will also see photographs, regional music and learn trivia about each state.
This book about the origin and history of the American Flag is from the True Books: American Symbols collection for second to fourth graders. It also covers the story of Betsy Ross and the writing of The Star Spangled Banner. Its a good introduction for your people to our most patriotic symbol.
You'll love this comfortable, cotton sweater from Nordstrom. It's machine washable and has cabled cuffs, hem and neckline for a finished look to your patriotic sweater. It comes in sizes small through x-large. This is bound to become one of your favorites!
What better way to show your patriotism than to serve up your favorite foods on a flag platter? This large USA-made ceramic platter has a flag in the center and cobalt blue stars around the edges. This round dish is sure to be the center of attention at any table!
This is sure to become one of your favorite pieces of clothing. The wool star and flag appliqués are on a 100% cotton shell with a rayon lining. Comes in sizes small to extra-large. Patriotic duds never looked so cool!
This 35"x 60" full sized American Flag is made of nylon and is handwashable. Now you can let your patriotism shine all year round. This makes a great wedding or shower gift, too!
When its hot outside, you can still show your stars-and-stripes with this American Dream Bikini. The triangle top with adjustable ties and the full bottom is available in extra small to large.
Everyone should have at least one cotton tee in their wardrobe. This 100% cotton one is available in red, navy, white or heather gray.. Comes in extra small to extra large.
When things get hot, you'll want to wear this cute tank top from Ralph Lauren made from wide-ribbed cotton. The flag on the chest of this high neck top will help you show your patriotism while keeping cool. Comes in all sizes and is machine washable.