This Michigan summer has been the hottest on record in over 70 years. Temperatures running in the 90's and low100's. We visited the Grandville celebration for the Fourth of July this year. We tried to stay in the shade as much as possible.
|This is a walking taco. Fritos covered with taco toppings.|
I thought this was so good, we made these at home the following night.
The kids put paint on a piece of paper that was spinning fast. The artwork was secured with a paper frame, allowing each kid to take home their masterpiece.
Elliot practicing on his skateboard. His very patriotic outfit of red white and blue. Although it is the Norwegian flag from the kids school in Hong Kong, NIS and not the US flag.
|We attended a Whitecaps baseball game for the 4th, with Shanda. It was a packed crowd and they did fireworks afterwards.|
|The kids love the bounce house and playground|
|This was Barack O Lama. Not to be confused with the other famous Barack.|
|The kids were a bit spoiled this night, getting treats like cotton candy, popcorn. Their Aunt bought them Whitecap t-shirts as well.|
On the drive home we could see the various firework displays, lighting up the sky in all directions.