We celebrated the 4th of July yesterday.
I know. :-)
It was actually an annual party that started as a 4th of July fete...but has evolved into apartysomewherearoundthefourthofJulythatnowhasadifferentthemeeachyear party.
My sister and brother in law, super fun party planners and hosts that they are usually give us a ring a few weeks before the party to let us know the "theme" for the year.
This year? Disco. Complete with a dance contest.
Before the big dance off, we enjoyed some swimming.
...and LOTS of lip licking good food!
Chloe wore her finest. Please don't mention to her that ties are for boy dogs. She doesn't know and was awfully proud of her poochy ensemble.
And the dance contest?
My girls brought it.
Good to know all of the hours we have spent dancing around the house have paid off.
Older cousins who organize and DJ a dance contest totally rock.
Lia took it seriously. Here she is listening to the rules.
And all that seriousness paid off. She won for the "best moves". All that sweaty dancing earned her a Gei*o headband and a bottle of cookie dough hand sanitizer.
Total score, right??
She could not have been more thrilled and already has plans to take that hand sanitizer in her backpack to Second Grade. :-) I love my slightly germ obsessed girl. And her awesome dance moves.
Jillian wasn't quite sure what to make of it all at first. Taking it all in but not sure what the craziness was about.
But soon the pulsing beat won her over and she got her boogie on.
And even though she won no hand sanitizer...that little one's got moves too.
I'm SO proud.
Needless to say...a great time was had by all (I may have joined in to dance "The Hustle...but happily no photographic evidence exists. You're welcome.) and we are all a little "danced out" tired this morning. Such a fun party and we sure can't wait to do it again. In about a year. :-)
(My niece, Olivia. Always camera ready.)
I am joining in with Stef's Sunday Snapshot. Lots of fun and lots of great photos! Check it out!