Monday, August 2, 2010

Hot Air Balloon Festival

We went to a Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend. It was so great! It was a local event so we didn't have to drive far to get it. While I think they had a good turn out, we don't like big crowds and while we were there it was not overly crowded.

They had tethered balloon rides

We only had to wait about 20 minutes

Here we are going up...
It was scary, loud, fun, exciting and hot!
We went up about 100 feet and I was pretty freaked out. Our Pilot said it gets better the higher you go becasue you lose your perspective of the ground.
You can really feel the heat when they flame the balloon. It's really only a few feet above your head. I was surprised how close it was.

We all loved it. I would love to do an actual balloon ride, but that was alot more $$$.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Best 5th of July Ever!

We had a great 4th of July, except we did it on the 5th! Daddy had to work on the 4th so we had our celibration a day later. I'm sure my neighbors really appreciated it. The kids loved it!

mmmm chips!

He loves it...

He's not so sure..

He loves it....
It's loud....
Daddy safely extinguishing all fireworks!