Saturday, July 05, 2014

Fun 4th of July weekend

We decided to go on a family hike in Tryon Creek.  Kate and Liam really wanted to have backpacks just like Jacob and Claire - they looked kind of silly as hiking backpacks! 

We hiked down to a couple bridges over the creek.  It was fun to look at the trees and the way the trees bent and twisted toward to sunlit openings in the thick forest.  Kate and Liam loved the view from the bridge.

We made lots of stops so that everyone could get into their backpacks for their snacks.

We decided to try making ribs on the grill for the first time.  We used a yummy rub and Sweet Baby Ray's bbq sauce.  They were delicious, and it went well enough that we'll try again!