We celebrated the Fourth of July with a cook-out at the house with family and friends and a trip to the park to watch the fireworks. It was low-key and fun and went by in the blink of an eye! Between churning out food, handing out an endless supply of Pop-its to the kids and catching up with everyone, there was no time to snap photos. Those are the best parties, usually… when you’re so caught up in the moment you aren’t even thinking about documenting it.
We kept decorations simple. Costco has gorgeous, inexpensive two-dozen red rose sets so I picked up a couple and scattered them into a few patriotic flower arrangements. Shaun bought a new grill for the barbecue so most of the morning was spent getting it set up. We were pretty excited about using it so we had hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, pork, potatoes, vegetables and corn to grill (not to mention the green chile stew, sides and desserts) so needless to say, we have leftovers for days!
This photo was snapped in one of those few moments where you see each other while throwing a party You know the feeling! After eating and hanging out for awhile we went to watch fireworks… the city throws a big show every year, but you can see people setting them off across the city skyline starting around 7:30. We weren’t sure how much some of the littler kids would like them but everyone had a blast! Today, we have a little cleanup to do and then we’ll probably relax most of the day. Hope everyone had a great Fourth!