Danilo working on the outside decorations.
Cyndi hanging a flag from the balcony
The menu for the cookout included: cole slaw, deviled eggs, potato salad, baked beans, hot dogs, brats, watermelon, cupcakes, key lime pie, rice krispie treats, and cold beer or wine.
Ameridad and Mom working on jello jigglers.
Deviled eggs made with love!
With all the preparations done it was time to meet and greet the guests.
The hostesses with the mostest!
Amerimom and Ameridad enjoying the fruits of our labor.
Our Italian guests and one expat.
The mayor of one of our cities on the phone.
Expat on the left with her Italian family.
After our delicious meal and great conversation it was time to celebrate with some fireworks.
Happy Birthday America!
The Firecracker that wouldn't end.