We love everything about the area we live in except for the lack of moisture. I suppose when you have a lot of sunshine that means you have to give up the precipitation that comes with clouds. However, since we've been getting an unusual amount of rain/snow these past few weeks, our fire danger is low! That being said, we decided to take advantage of it and have our first camp fire this week...in our front yard!
Last year, Nick had to cut down a pine tree that was near our deck because it was destroyed by bugs (sad). Since then, we've had this perfectly round spot with no grass and it worked perfectly for us to put a fire pit there!
This was Addison's first campfire and she loved it. For the longest time, she was just mesmerized by it! We were a little worried that she might want to get close to it but she was content as can be sitting in the chair.
She would hardly even look at the camera so that mommy could get a picture with her! I must say that I rather enjoyed having her sit still on my lap though. We got to cuddle under the blanket together and let daddy do all the work!
Having a campfire was completely his idea and he even ran into town (which is a 15 minute drive by the way) just so we could roast some marshmallows!
It really was very relaxing to just sit out there as a family and enjoy each other's company. I hope the fire danger remains low so that we can do it again soon!