Annual 4th of July getaway!

For the past two years we've gone on a quick getaway for the July 4th with my parents. It's been such a fun tradition!! This year we decided to go to Branson, MO for a few days. We stayed in the nicest condo and thoroughly enjoyed the time away!

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This girl. She's the best little travelor.  photo IMG_7238.jpg

 We got in late Sunday night, ordered pizza, hit up walmart, and called it a day. Monday morning, July 4th, we went Downtown to the landing and walked the river and ate lunch.  photo IMG_7259.jpg
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 Happy Fourth..... PLANE!!!!
 photo IMG_7268.jpg love these little brothers!
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 watching the fountains down by the river!!
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 passed out after lunch on the river. We let them snooze for about an hour until we went to Silver Dollar City. photo IMG_7270.jpg

Spent all Monday afternoon and evening in the park! photo IMG_7275.jpg

 C LOVESSSS thrill rides. loves loves loves. The kid wanted to ride everything possible!  photo IMG_7282.jpg
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 That night we went for a late night swim and played with fireworks!
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 Tuesday morning we woke up and did Silver Dollar City again. Josh and I left the kiddos with my parents and went to ride a few rides with my little brothers. They were clearly thrilled to be waiting in line.  photo IMG_7413.jpg

 Their favorite part was the tram ride back to the parking lot.  photo IMG_7457.jpg

 We took naps before heading back down to the river landing for dinner! photo IMG_7458.jpg

 Oh and ice cream. ALLLLLL the ice cream! photo IMG_7477.jpg photo IMG_7490.jpg photo IMG_7510.jpg
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 The river that night felt incredible, so we lingered a little on the docks.  photo IMG_7571.jpg photo IMG_7573.jpg

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 Wednesday we packed up and decided to go to a Ripley's Believe It or Not museum because it was raining. It was actually alot of fun! Afterwards, we grabbed lunch at the YUMMIESSTTTT BBQ restaurant. I'm craving it right now major!
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So so thankful for this trip away. Right before we left we got a call about a possible match. It didn't end up working out (5th failed possible match), so I was extra thankful we were on this trip to take our minds off things. Thanking the Lord for all this time as a family of four!

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