Happy Independence Day!
Fairhope celebrates the 4th of July with a concert on the bluff by the Baldwin Pops followed by a beautiful fireworks show over Mobile Bay. I’m packing my picnic this morning.
I made an extra cupcake as a surprise for Lois Lane.
God bless America!
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