Friday, July 19, 2013
4th of July
We had a great 4th of July this year. This is one of my most favorite holidays. It is all about family, fun and food...what else could you want in a holiday? We woke up and went to Crossfit for a hard workout. It was called "Whitten" and consists of 22 kettle bell swings, 22 box jumps on a 20 inch box, 400 meter run, 22 burpees and then 22 wall balls (throwing a weighted call up above a line, catching it and squatting). You and your partner had to do this 5 times as fast as possible. When our workout was done, we came home, made some food for our fun night and then headed to Mark's parents house for a nice swim. It was just our family and his parents, so it was quiet, relaxed and refreshing. We grilled up lunch and just had a nice day. Came home for naps before heading out to our dear friend's, the Hallberg's. There we had more food, fun, conversation and then came the fireworks. Tons of them. Kids did theirs, then came all the illegal ones right above our head. I LOVED it!!! Chase was a little scared and didn't enjoy it as much as everyone else did. I think it was one of the best 4th of July's ever!!
Chase throwing snaps (that was about as close to a firework as he would get. I am sure this will change in years to come)
Chase, Mark and Reyna laying on our patriotic quilt watching fireworks
Reyna doing sparklers
Kacey enjoying watching the activities
This was Chase's position most of the night. He hid under the blanket because he was a little scared. I would say "that was cool" and he would come out of the blanket and say, "it was not cool" and then go back in. It was super funny!
Me and the hubby enjoying the night