It’s very hard to explain to people just what our annual family Labor Day celebration looks like.
But then every year it’s a little different.
This year we had a giant Jenga game on the porch. Trust me – you didn’t want to be on the wrong side of this guy when it finally fell!
And the cousins (with the help of Uncle Rod) painted the prairie playhouse – and each other.
We even had a Redneck Shower this year.
Solar powered and designed by my brother Tim – this was the perfect way to clean up after playing in the Redneck swimming pool…
…the river. Which was pretty low this year. The kids didn’t mind though. It was a great place to cool off!
Especially after a very dusty go-cart ride down the gravel road!
We had our second annual Family Tractor Ride (more on that later – it needs it’s own post!)
And our very special family worship service on the prairie.
Followed by a very special Christmas celebration, in lawn chairs, outside.
And of course – the traditional walk to see the elk and take the crazy cousin picture on Fort Sumter rock.
Which isn’t anywhere near the real Fort Sumter.
But then September isn’t anywhere near Christmas.
So I guess it fits just right with my slightly crazy but super fun family who likes to take “making memories” to a whole new level!
Photo credits: Wiggy Photography Inc. Thanks guys!
3 thoughts on “The Annual “Christmas at Labor Day” Celebration”
Awwww Looks like a lot of fun! My family would love to crash your family get together. Will you adopt us?! LOL
Love it, love IT, LOVE IT. What a great family. Those cousin roots go waaaay deep. Oh, and Merry Christmas, Friend. 🙂
What fun times! Blessings all around!