My favorite parts of the Fourth of July are:
- Homemade Ice cream
- Annual parade through the mecca of Denmark, KS
- Patriotic Music (who doesn’t love a marching band?)
- oohing and ahhing at fireworks – especially the lame ones
There are many reasons to love Independence Day. But my little guy will quickly tell you that the booms are not his favorite–too loud. Last year we spent the evening inside, wearing noise reducing headphones, while looking out a window, shaking with fear (him, not me).
Maybe this year we can at least sit on the front porch?
So be careful, everyone. Have a fun (and safe) Independence Day.
I am boycotting a book review for this blog because we are on a repeat cycle of Barbie books at the moment. We try to let the kids choose their own books for story time, but if I have to read A Paw-some Mystery (Barbie and Her Sisters in the Great Puppy Adventure) one more time…I’m going to look like this: