Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Fourth of July 2008






I wanted to post pictures of this July Fourth. We have had visitors from North Carolina and have been very busy . . . so here we are FINALLY! Ethan's birthday is July 3rd. He received this colonial outfit and drum from his Daddy and LOVES it. He wore it at the fourth of July party we went to as well as to our church for God and Country Sunday. Cutie Patootie! The outfit that Ellie has on is one that I have kind of put together. I purchased a white shirt from Walmart and hot - glued different patriotic ribbon to the hemline. I was crunched for time when I made this - otherwise I would have sewn them on. I heat treated the ends of the ribbon to keep the fraying from occurring. I also made the hair korker bows from the same ribbon. Add the red skirt and red saltwater sandals - and WaLa! another Fourth of July Cutie Patootie! The other boys wore matching Old Navy Fourth of July shirts. I get those every year as they are pretty inexpensive. I love dressing my kiddos for the Fourth. SOOOOO much fun!
The fourth was a blast. We always go to my sister n laws to watch the Seattle fireworks. This year was my turn to help. I think that is what made it so much fun for me. I enjoyed myself better this year than I ever have. Phillip agreed. He also really had a great time. My sister n law always had a crab boil and tons of other food, and dessert. Well, I don't have much time. Just wanted to post a quick update. - More pictures to come. -

5 comments:

Dan said...

fun times!

Tommy said...

next year on your boat is going to be awesome!!

Jenny said...

Fun fun! I need to make a post also from the Fourth, not just the church events. Love Ethan's ourfit! What a unique gift! I also love dressing the kids for the Fourth, it is a very fun holiday!

Jenny B. said...

So cute, Charissa!! I love Ethan's outfit, it's awesome. I can just imagine how excited he was in it. He is so sweet. Ellie's hair is getting long! Tell Ethan hello for me, please, as I promised to post a note to him once in a while here. :) Glad to hear you are all doing well.

~~Deby said...

These are so sweet..what cute kiddo's...
Deby