Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Weekend Shenanigans

The weekend following the 4th of July was a busy one!

Saturday was my nephew's birthday party, and on Sunday, we went to our friends' 4th of July picnic!

My nephew, Brandon, turned 8 on July 1st.  On Saturday, our family gathered to celebrate.  Brandon chose a hockey theme this year, and the boys spent hours in the driveway, playing hockey.  After the party, they all camped outside, in tents!

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After the party, Dylan stayed to camp out, Lexie went home with my parents for a sleepover, and Grant, Lily, and I went to a friend's house to visit.  It was an easy night for us, with just one kid!

On Sunday, Gary and Tracy held their annual 4th of July picnic.  It was fun spending the afternoon with our friends, and the kids had a great time, as always.  It's nice that a group of kids, ranging in age from 1-14, get along so well!

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By the time the picnic ended, the kids were exhausted after such a busy weekend. We loaded them into the car, and within minutes, all 3 kids were asleep at 7:30 PM!  Definitely a sign of a fantastic 4th of July weekend!

9 comments:

  1. It is so great that you are near so much family. I can't wait to start sending the kids away with my parents once in a while :)

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  2. That pic of Lily in the dress (was she crying or yelling it up maybe!!?) Is CLASSIC. She is soooo cute.
    You guys are having a busy fun summer. I love it!

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  3. I love the girls' 4th outfits! So cute! And what a cool birthday cake!

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  4. You all always do such fun family stuff.

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  5. what a bunch of cuties! look at that 4th of july tutu! too much!

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  6. What a fun 4th of July!!! You always know it was spent well when the kiddos pass out by 7:30 p.m!! Sleeping outside in tents...my little guy would have loved that!! I love the girls' outfits! Can you pick out my wardrobe?

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  7. What great pics, and totally agree- Lily's outfit is amazing!

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