Holiday

Independence Day Party

Independence Day Party

For the 4th of July we grilled and had some fireworks.  It’s been really hot this summer with record highs of over 10o degrees so we just had smaller fireworks this year. We grilled hot dogs and corn on the cob then we had watermelon and chips too.  The boys love fireworks and have been looking forward to today for a while now. I filled the kiddy pool with water balloons and had a little water balloon battle. The boys liked the...

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Halloween Bonfire

Halloween Bonfire

We had a Halloween Bonfire again this year.  This time we set up a table outside with all the pumpkin carving tools and told people to bring their own pumpkins to carve. The boys actually helped us gut the pumpkins this year… in the past they have said it was too slimy for them. T really like looking at the candles in them. It was fun making jack-o-lanterns together! We roasted hot dogs and smores too. I bought carmel apples...

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Easter Hunt

Easter Hunt

We always have an egg hunt and Easter baskets for the kids, but this year we decided to have one for the adults too with huge prize baskets.  Everyone pitched in a few dollars to pay for the prizes and it ended up being tons of fun.  The boys enjoyed dying and hunting eggs and they loved their Easter baskets too. My husband hid 3 dozen eggs for the adult egg hunt while I assembled the prize baskets.  We had one for the guy with the most eggs...

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Halloween Bonfire

Halloween Bonfire

We decided to have a bonfire for Halloween this year.  First we went to a nearby pick-your-own pumpkin patch to choose two big pumpkins.  We rode in a wagon pulled by a tractor to the pumpkin patch.  After choosing our two pumpkins we placed them in the wagon with T and pulled them to the car so we could take them home and carve them. My husband and I decided to try more difficult designs this year.  We each choose our design and dug in,...

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Independence Day Party

Independence Day Party

We decided to have an Independence Day party.  We had family over for grilling and fireworks. J had so much fun celebrating the 4th of July with us. It was his first time experiencing firework.  We were glad to finally have fireworks here, we used to do bigger fireworks when we lived in MT, so this was fun! We grilled hot dogs and corn.  We also had watermelon wedges. We played badmiten  while it was still light out, then we tried it...

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