Tuesday, July 7, 2009

A Celebration

hat a fabulous weekend we had.

Thanks for letting me steal some pictures Marci.
Saturday we celebrated the 4th at Marci and Mike's house.
Marci had quite a spread and we loved every bite.
Marci posted all the recipes on her Cooking Blog:
On My Menu
4th of July BBQ
Hot Dogs
Lemon and Garlic Grilled Chicken
Potato Chips w/Ranch Dip
Black Bean Salsa w/Tortilla Chips
Craisin and Sugared Pecan Salad
Classic Potato Salad
JELL-O cups for the kiddos (w/red & blue jello & cool whip)
Butterfinger Cheesecake Bites
Patriotic Poke Cake
After it got dark, we had a great fireworks show by the "Scotts".

The Millers joined us for the fun show. Everyone loved it except little Ella.

Nana and Ella went inside and watched from her bedroom window. We had such a sweet little conversation about celebrating America's Birthday and how fun it was to have so many aunts and uncles and grandparents there! Miss Ella is so wise for her 4 years! What a joy to share life with all these wonderful people. We were really missing Mack and Cheryl though:(.

Sunday was wonderful too. It was Preston's Blessing Day. I stole this picture from Chrissy's blog....I just love her pics.

Another picture from Marci's blog.
After wards we went back to Marci and Mike's for an incredible brunch.
Blessing Brunch:
Brunch Puff
Southwestern Quiche
Basic Breakfast Potatoes
Fruit Salad
Breakfast Pastries

I'm afraid this weekend might be boring.
Do ya think?


Annemarie said...

What a fun weekend!! I think it is so great that you all live so close. This weekend might be a little boring...but that's ok!

Kayley said...

it was so fun! Our family really does love to eat when we get together :)

Andrea said...

How fun! The boring weekends just make the good ones seem better, right?

Heather said...

I LOVE that first picture of you and your cute mom and girls! Looks like you guys had a great time together and ate tons of yummy food!

Karen said...

You have a BEAUTIFUL family! Plus, you have all been blessed with special talents. You're a great addition to our ward! We'll miss you in Relief Society. (Me especially)

KelleyAnne said...

Thanks Karen. You are so sweet♥