July started out with a fun cookout with both of our parents... Can I just say that I feel so incredibly blessed that our parents get along well and will get together for holidays? It is simply wonderful!
Mark did some fireworks in the backyard for the girls... they were so excited!
Mark took the big girls back to NC to do some belated spring pruning and exterior washing on our house (please pray that it sells soon). They visited a few of their favorite spots as well:
The fountain at Mark's old workplace:
We've been having a family soccer night each week and last week was really special because several of Mark's classmates came with their kids. It was like a mini-reunion! The Mamas enjoyed chatting and playing with the babies while the kids played:
Karis found out about the summer reading program at Barnes and Nobles and completed it all in one week. She chose a My Little Pony book as her reward:
We had fun spending time with a sweet friend who took some precious pictures of our family. To see more, visit her website: Because It's Joy Photography