1.We got to experience Portland.
I am not lying when I say it is one of the prettiest places I have EVER visited.
Mr. Wonderful and I could not stop commenting on the beauty that God created in the state of Oregon.
We had our very own personal tour guide too! Our Cousin gave us a nice tour through the beauty.
2. We experienced some great 4th of July food.
There is nothing like a perfectly grilled hot dog & hamburger on the 4th of July and with all the fixings!
I had heard of Jalapeño Poppers but I fell in love with them after we finally met.
Can we say homemade ice-cream!?
Boy can say it now that he has devoured a bowl!
If only eating like this everyday did not kill you.
3. We experienced and had fun with family & their friends.
These people are what we call our Oregon family.
When I married Mr. Wonderful Jesus blessed me also with his A-mazing family.
Since day one my extended In-laws have accepted me with open arms and have given me nothing but LOVE.
Now I get to see my Boy & Girl experience the same thing!
A beautiful & Godly family is just great to witness in this day and age.
4. We experienced 4th of July Fireworks!
It was so fun getting our own personal firework show & right in the backyard!
The fireworks were so loud throughout the neighborhood that it felt like a war zone and car alarms were going off from the impact.
The kids were amazed and intrigued in the beginning.
Boy eventually got startled and afraid. He held his Daddy tight and would not let go. We both took the kids in for a little break and put JoJo down for bed.
Boy then decided that he was brave enough to go back out to the war zone. He learned from his cousin how to plug his ears. Boy eventually left my lap and even threw some poppers on the porch!
Bonus: I had s'mores 2 nights in a row! With that said this was the best 4th of July EVER!