Over the past few days, we sewed some bunting....
....painted some flags...
...cut out many, many stars...
...and decorated our kitchen wall!
All in readiness for our homeschooling get-together.
We also got started on some food!
Thought we'd make a Union Jack pavlova as well!
Here are some of our folks arriving. They even stuck an American flag on their van. Very smart!
Three of our little girls waving flags. Aren't they so cute!
After we sang the Star Spangled Banner .....we did, you know. We learnt it AND sang it. Just a word for you Americans out there....'Your anthem is so difficult to sing!'. You need to take a look/listen to our anthem. It's classic.
Anyway, we sang it, and then went out for a game of baseball (our version at least!)
How is Katie's bowling action? D'ya reckon she'll make it in the big time?!
While our all-important match was going on, others found their own amusements. Isn't this wee guy adorable.
Here he is battling the wind. Our wind was gusting up to 50mph.
Our temperatures were in the high 50s.
This is July. July!
This is not normal summer weather - even here. Honest.
We did a blindfold 'place the star on the flag'...
Let's just say the kids have a better sense of direction than the mums!
This is proof of how busy homeschool mums are.... the upside down flag was not deliberate!
Here we all are. We were privileged with a visit from Rev and Mrs Roberts (at the back), who are grandparents of some of the kids here.
And before everyone left, we all signed the constitution
Happy 4th July to all our American friends!