july 4th weekend
Hope everyone had a sparkling long weekend!
Ours was nice. We fired up the grill and hosted our very first bbq. It was also our very first time bbq-ing using our hand-me-down grill. It was also our very first time bbq-ing period. I am happy to report that the event wasn’t a disaster and everyone was full at the end…I hope. We had a very simple spread of corn-on-the-cob and chicken drumsticks & thighs. My mom brought noodles, potato salad, and watermelon. We also snacked on taro chips and ice cream sandwiches. It was a no fuss get-together and I hope to play hostess again soon.
The best thing about having people over is all the attention Anna gets. She’s still a bit reserved when it comes to people she doesn’t see daily, but at least she doesn’t cry at the sight of them anymore. So all in all, Anna had a great time, too.
The rest of the weekend was low-key, although it still wore us out. I fell asleep by 8 last night to the sound of fireworks outside of the window. Next year, maybe I will buy some sparklers so Anna can participate in the holiday. Then again, next year, we will have another kid in the picture so I may fall asleep by 7.
More images from our 4th of July Weekend here.