I love the 4th of July! It's become one of my favorite holidays. This year we spent it with Russell's extended family. We went to Aunt Vickie's for swimming and a potluck dinner.
|Madylin relaxing in the pool|
|Morgan enjoying the sun|
|Nathan aka "The Fish" He loooves to swim and isn't afraid at all!|
After dinner we headed to Aunt Lynne and Uncle Max's house for homemade ice cream and fireworks.
Here is our patriotic brood. . .
(Great thing about girls- some cute leggings and last year's dresses can be used again!)
|Madylin is staring at her pretty toes that cousin Crystina had just painted for her. It took several shots to get one where she'd look up!|
Here are 3 of the 4 little patriotic boys from those bellies . . . (Cody Bogh had not arrived with his parents yet unfortunately, and we didn't get another one once he had)
|Braden Fisher, Luke Fisher, Nathan|
We watched the fireworks from lawn chairs near the street so we could see the show at the University of Redlands. During the show Nathan kept saying "cooool" and "spockly" (sparkly). He loved it.
My ALL-TIME favorite picture from the 4th is this from the ride home after fireworks:
He would not put this flag down. He kept calling it his "own flag," as in when it dropped he'd say "uh-oh! Drop own flag! Drop own flag!"
Here is my favorite with some editing: