Our 4th.

Our 4th started off with a breakfast get together at Greg’s Grandma’s house with family.  And how could I show up to a 4th of July breakfast without providing fruit that looks like the American Flag? It had to be done.
 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_7_zps1c27954e.jpgOur girls with their look alike dresses and matching bows.
 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_8_zps2daa3b5a.jpgI just couldn’t resist the urge to match them.
 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_9_zps9f8f493a.jpgIn twenty years or so, they will thank me for this.  And then want to do it for their daughters right?
 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_10_zpsfe611713.jpgAfter breakfast, the family proceeded to a park to play their annual game of baseball.  Which has actually turned into a game of kickball.  Seems like fun, but I held onto my baby this year on the side lines.  Come to think of it, I sit on the side lines basically every year.  A party pooper at it’s finest.  Lydia played on the side lines with cousins and Grandpa covered her in chalk.
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 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_12_zps8abd9ada.jpgI can’t get enough of this blue bikini with little white stars on her.
 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_13_zps0ff58f42.jpgAfter the extended family called it a wrap on the rousing game of kickball, Greg and I took the girls up to Park City.  The weather was cooler and the shopping at the outlets was grand.  We stopped in at the beautiful white barn as you enter in Park City.
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 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_22_zps36e049d8.jpgWe stopped in at Cafe Rio for some fine dining and then watched one of the longest firework shows we have ever seen up along the mountain side in Park City.  I dare say it was one of the best 4th of July’s we have ever had.  Except for one little event, Lydia took a spill right as we were walking up to the barn.  So if you were wondering why there weren’t nearly as many pictures as Lydia, this is why.
 photo July42013_KaraSimmons_23_zps56418450.jpgGreg fashioned a fancy bandage out of a sturdy Cafe Rio napkin.  Don’t worry, she has made a great recovery from the event. Thank goodness for two children now to take pictures of in case one of them doesn’t cooperate. 😉

And now only a year to the next 4th of July!  Boo hoo.


One thought on “Our 4th.

  1. We were in Park City too. However, we didn’t stay for the fireworks…maybe next year! Sounds fun. The girls looked darling! (I love matching!)

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