The weather yesterday for the annual 4th of July parade couldn't have been any more perfect. While it still seemed hot after sitting out in the sun for awhile, the temps were only in the high 70s at parade time! Last year, they were closer to 100!
As always, there were lots of flags and photographers. . .
and eager kiddos waiting . . .
they could dash out and scoop up as many pieces as possible!!
One of our favorite entries is this vintage fire truck. . .that later comes to the picnic to give us rides!!
The youngest Grand Boy didn't want to keep his hat on! :)
After the parade, we headed to a nearby park for fun and food!
The kiddos entertained themselves with a little rock climbing or . . . .
or horse shoe pitching. . .
or hula hooping!!
My favorite parts of this part of July 4th are. . .the amazing food and . . .
visiting with family and friends. . .many that I only see this one time of the year. . . and . . .
taking a ride on that vintage fire truck!!
THE STONE RABBIT loves his perch on the old fireplace mantel and surround we have in our entry.
He helped me string the amazing banner pieces the Circle Journal Ladies made . . .well, he and Twiggy did. (I will share the details of the banner on a future post!)