4th of July

Sorry for the absence this week...a certain dog I know chewed through my laptop's power cord so I've been stuck with a dead computer.  I'm borrowing my mom's power cord right now and crossing my fingers that my new one comes in soon. How about a quick 4th of July weekend recap?  We started our festivities on the third with some fireworks.  But, as you can see in the picture below, we started well before dark. :)

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Love these two!

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A little girl on a big country road.  How cute is she??

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Bren is so sassy that she can't even pose with her sparkler without putting her hand on her hip.  Love it.

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Girl cousin love!!

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The boys broke rule #1 listed on the roman candles: do not hold them in your hand while lit!  They are so brave.  (Where is that sarcastic font when you need it??)

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My oldest brother texted me yesterday to inform me that I was behind on the blog.  I didn't realize he was such an avid reader.  For calling me out on it, I give you this picture of him.  Maybe I had really good timing with my camera clicking, or maybe he had tacos for dinner.  Who really knows?

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Doc started his fourth of July out on the golf course, while Katie bug and stayed home and made some treats.  These were s'more bites with a little 4th of July flair added on top.  They were pretty good, but the batch I made the next day was even better!

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That afternoon, we all gathered at my brother Ben's house for some fun in the pool.  But, we couldn't jump in before taking a picture of the matching cousins in their fireworks shirts.  :)

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Katie Wynn found herself in the middle of a game of water basketball between the guys.

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This float was perfect for these two cuties.

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All that swimming wore my baby girl out, and she passed out in her Mimi's arms.

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As the final shot from our 4th of July holiday, I give you my first homegrown bouquet!!  I am so proud of all my zinnias...they are really blooming now!

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It was a great holiday and we enjoyed having lots of time off work.  (I personally had a five day weekend...why isn't every weekend like that??)  I'll be back soon with more...maybe of the bathroom reno we knocked out last weekend!