Friday, June 27, 2014

Summer Fun # 6 ~ Friday Fun Day!

Last Friday, we had a fun day together.  It involved a lot of driving for this mama.  First, we headed up to Daddy's office which is about a 30 minute drive to take him to lunch.  The boys love having lunch with Daddy.  It was a late lunch so we didn't finish and get Daddy back to work until about 2:30.  Then, we were going to head home and rest a little bit before meeting Daddy at a little event he was doing for a local church.  On the way home, Mommy decided that since she is never in this part of the city and since that part of the city has one of the only Hobby Lobby's, she thought it would be fun to stop by and let the boys pick out some crafts to do.  Of course, that little detour did cost us some of our rest time, but it was still fun.  Brody got a little nap in the car on the way home.  Daddy was doing a fun day event that night at a church a few miles south of us as part of their Vacation Bible School.  The theme was all about being rescued so they invited lots of rescue personnel, police, firemen, and Smokey Bear, to come out.  We don't like to miss an opportunity to see our pal Smokey, and we definitely don't want to miss a Friday night with our Daddy when he is "working."  Although Brody has developed a little phobia of Smokey lately, he still had a lot of fun playing in the bounce castles, blowing bubbles, and seeing firetrucks and police cars.

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The handsome little soccer players posed for a picture at lunch.

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Can't you just picture Evan being a professional soccer player one day? 

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Of course, Daddy wants him to be a hunter too. 

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Hunter in training. 

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The giant Smokey made quite a big impression.  Daddy has done a good job making his presentations look better over the years. 

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Smokey giving Evan a bear hug.

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They have been best friends for a long time. 

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A "family" picture.  Can you guess where Daddy was?

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One of Brody's first stops was the bubble station.

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He loved blowing big bubbles. 

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Evan helped Brody climb the big slide although he later did it all by himself. 

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Brody's turn.

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Someone had a blast!

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Going again.

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Brody decided to try the belly slide. 

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Brody didn't quite understand what he was supposed to do here.  He just wanted to stand under the parachute while the other kids ran through it. 

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Brother tried to show him what to do. 

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He just loved being under it. 

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Climbing that big "rock" wall was quite a feat.

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I thought he would need help from Evan, but he didn't.

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Evan came out, but Brody took his time. 

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He also took his time on the water slide while Evan ran through and was at the end before Brody even got started. 

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Still going.

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Almost to the end.  He didn't want to fall down and slide.

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A cute wet baby.

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I let him pick a sweet treat.  There were several food trucks there, including a local bakery, but he chose a Chick-fil-a chocolate chip cookie. 

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Evan wanted to shoot some hoops for a while.  

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We checked out the weather station and made little tornadoes.

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Visiting the fire truck. 

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I just love the way he is standing with his arms crossed like he is so big.

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Driving the fire truck. 

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Future fireman perhaps?

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Or will this guy be one?  He just loves to drive.

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Sweet boys

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The cutest little criminal ever!

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Evan the policeman

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Then, we switched it up so Evan could be the criminal.

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And the former criminal could drive. 

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Evan gave McGruff the crime fighting dog a hug to try to show Brody he was friendly. 

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No hugs but Brody did enjoy playing ball with him. 

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Playing catch.  

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Brody decided to climb the slide by himself while Evan was off doing something else. 

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And he did awesome!

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And was very proud.

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What a face!

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Brody playing ball in the bounce house.

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Trying to shoot hoops.

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And down Brody goes.

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Brody wanted to take this helicopter balloon home with him. 
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4 comments:

  1. The VBS event looks like so much fun! Your boys look like they had a blast. My kiddos would have went crazy over all of those inflatables. I love the soccer boy pictures too! We've been watching a lot, and I mean A LOT, of soccer around here these days. My Evan is crazy over the World Cup. BTW, Brody looks like he has grown a lot lately! He's looking really tall and more like a preschooler.

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  2. That is great that the boys want to do lots of different things at these events...looks like fun. :)

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  3. Looks like an awesome event. I love that the kids can brag that their dad is Smokey the Bear. I can't think of any other person in the world (that I know) that can claim the same.

    Evan is always cute, but he does look better in the front of the police car compared to the back. Ha ha ha!

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  4. Whoa! In that picture of Evan the soccer player he looks so grown up suddenly. How did that happen? And like Tracy said above, same with Brody. What have you been doing to your boys this summer Sherry?!?!

    That does look like super-fun VBS event. I love all the different rescuers.

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