We LOVE the Fourth around here. It's one of my all time favorite holidays! Every year we grab an unhealthy drive thru breakfast and head to the parade. We get there at least an hour early to set up our seats, eat our breakfast, and do some exploring, picture taking, and soccer.
Every year it's the same, but I know I'll look back over the years at the same pictures taken at the same place and see how they've grown each year.
For example these pictures were taken last few years:
And for the few years he did this was so precious to me. It took Jaiden several years to figure out this man was not real. He always said hi to him.
Okay, so back to this year!
Love this picture...even with our "sun in the eyes" boy.
The little pioneer house open and ready to explore.
We waited and waited for the parade to start. Tristin asked Dan how long until it started, when Dan said 10 minutes Tristin turned to me and said, "10 minutes?! Mom, lets count to 60 ten times." Haha.
The parade is starting!
Smokey the bear came since we've had so many fires.
Jaiden LOVED seeing Mickey Mouse there.
I loved this shot, since we will be studying Early American History this year.
Then we headed home for a cookout and homemade ice cream and cupcakes before heading to the City Park before the light show (since fireworks were banned this year) It was such a nice day!