Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Red, White, and the Blues

We had a fun weekend being reunited with our friends, Jenni, Joe, and the kids.
They're all getting so big -- and so much attitude!
 We made our annual excursion to Garden of the Gods...
for buffalo burgers in the Trading Post cafe -- one of the most peaceful places in Colorado Springs (we think!)
There were corn cob pipes spotted...
but, a shocking lack of cow bells.
We ate...
blueberry pie
We shopped...or, some waited while we shopped...
On the 4th, we celebrated at our friend's house in the Forest...
where they put on A SPREAD!

We christened a new grill...
and my husband brought along his Margaritaville to play bartender!
The kids made their flag cake: an annual 4th of July tradition!
2008
2009
2010
This year - 2011!
But mostly, we all made time to relax together...
And, now they've gone home...
...and I miss'em already!

5 comments :

Jingle said...

I'm so glad you enjoyed your time together!

Dee in N.H. said...

Looks like it was a really great time! Love the pics!

Linda Pruitt said...

Traditions are great fun! Lovely (and I suppose, yummy!) cake.

Tamatha said...

What a fun holiday for you! Happy Fourth!

Mina said...

What a wonderful time you all had! I love these pictures and it is so great to see the kids and how they have grown and changed in just 3 years. Wow!