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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Weekend Recap

Greg has two firework stand locations. The smaller of the two is on our property. When it opens, well, just suffice it to say, "Get ready."

Marilyn and I did meals and snacks for our kiddos and their friends. We've had casseroles, brisket, sandwiches, tacos, pies, homemade ice cream, and whatever else we could come up with to feed everyone. The dishwasher ran. The washing machine ran. Oh, and the trash piled up.

Greg and his partner are paid to do two city shows--ours and another city about 10 miles away.  Both shows went off without a hitch with awesome finales!!!

Jonah helped the "guys" everyday. He was the cutest thing ever -- greeting, selling, and sacking.

Chad, Marilyn, and Greg

The gang...

Justin, Glory, Keelie and Jonah

We wouldn't take for these few days of fun and fellowship with the family and friends who stayed or just dropped by! Can't wait for next year!


  1. That looks like it would be fun to do...

  2. Wish we could have stopped by. Love the pictures! Thank you for sharing. I can imagine how cute and professional, at the same time, Jonah was! Jase used to be like that, working with my mom at a Service League thrift shop.

  3. Sounds like fun...how fun that y'all make it such a great family venture!


  4. I heard about the little salesman. I was dying of laughter! LOVE him! Great pics! Glad you guys had a blast!

  5. I love fireworks. I can still remember going to the stand with my Papa. My brothers wanted everything. I always wanted stink bombs !

  6. Looks like a great time was had by all! What special memories!! Thanks for sharing. God bless!

  7. Looks like it was a wonderful time. What a blessing to be surrounded by family and friends, and oh my the food sounds wonderful! Loved your little worker :)

  8. Glad you enjoyed your holiday.

  9. Wow, what an exciting weekend for you and yours.
    Family ventures are so much better than doing it alone. We had severe storms here Sunday night so didn't venture out to see the shows but got to see a little from our upstairs bedrooms.
    Have a wonderful week.
    Hugs, Noreen

  10. Great pictures! Glad you felt like doing this. Sounds like a wonderful time for everyone!

  11. Looks like a great time. Cute photo of Jonah especially. :-)

  12. Nothing like good, clean fun except good clean fun with with family!! Glad everything went so well!!

    Hope your week is grand, gal!

  13. what fun...I bet it's hard work too...

  14. Great family fun! Reminds me of all the years we grew and sold Christmas trees. Lots of fun...lots of work...but, oh, the memories.

  15. I love this post. I love the fact that everyone hangs out, help out and and has fun doing so.
    What a great 4th of July for you and your family.