We had a great Fourth of July!
Most of the day, it was to warm to be outside, so we found fun artwork and other things to do inside:
|Decorating the flag cake. Blueberries for the blue part, then bananas and strawberries for the stripes.|
Our friends came over to celebrate later in the day. When it finally cooled down enough to be outside, we sat around the fire for a while:
|The kids, just hanging out.|
|Natalie and Aubriella - best friends.|
Later, we moved up to the road to have a better surface for the fireworks. Most of our fireworks was the stuff that goes on the ground so the kids could see it. And of course, we could see a lot of fireworks on the horizon.
|Hanging out on a blanket.|
The guys lit all the fireworks for us. After struggling with the lighters for a while, Karsten came up with a better solution: