Sunday, July 5, 2009

Our Fourth

We headed over to my sister's house for some Independence Day celebration and firework fun. We had some dinner and hung around waiting for it to get dark. Little Miss Evey is going through a rather clingy stage with me...some sort of delayed separation anxiety? I don't know. But she doesn't like me out of her sight these days.

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Evey was carefree, having a fabulous time...

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until we headed outside and she heard the fireworks going off in the neighborhood. She was a little concerned...

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Though Grandpa Lee got her hooked up with some poppers and she thought those were pretty interesting.

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Maddox also enjoyed the poppers.

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Though he had a slightly more aggressive approach...

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Maddox was setting off fireworks for the first time...

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I say it all the time, but I just can't get over how big my niece is now...

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When it came to retrieving parachutes, Jay and my sister got a little competitive. ;-)

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Ooooohhhh, aaaaaahhhh...

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LOVE the eyebrows!

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Taking out a line of poppers...

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It got chillier than I anticipated, so we had to hit up Connor's closet for something to keep little Evey warm...

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The wind was making it difficult to light the snakes. Jay to the rescue. Though I'm not sure the snakes were supposed to actually be on fire.

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Sparkler as light saber...

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Jay and Maddox...

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AWESOME!

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LOVE the abstract quality here...

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Their neighbor up the street put on quite a show! :-)

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Hope you had a fabulous 4th of July!

3 comments:

Stephanie said...

Evey is sooo cute!! I love those curls. Also, the pics of the fireworks are great!

Rebecca Gomez said...

Love the eyebrow pic! What a cutie with lots of expression.

Click Photography Owner said...

Have I told you how adorable your kids are before? They are soooo cute! So, Matt was looking at your blog with me and was totally impressed with the fireworks shot of the spiral...right after the heart shape. Very very sweeeeeet firework action.