Our Easter was more of an Easter weekend. Just chock full of fun and activity. So much so that we were burned out and exhausted for school on Monday!
On Saturday all my hard work of stuffing Easter eggs was put to good use. We spent the morning at the YMCA. Well, some of us did. The door on the van was left ajar and the battery dead. So in between Ken smoking Sunday’s ham at the Schwartz’s (thanks so much for the loan of your smoker) I took Gavin, Echo and Trinity to the YMCA. Gavin and Trinity for club and Echo for swimming with Mommy.
Once the van was jumped and filled back up with kit and kids we headed off to visit our very amazing homeschool friends. Aimee had set up a rather amazing egg hunt all over their woodsy yard.
We played, watched a movie, ate wonderful food and snacked happily while we visited. It is such an easy situation on all adults involved as the kids really do entertain themselves. Aimee and I even ducked out to Walmart to pick up a few things.
That had us home in the evening and into bed so that we could be fresh and pressed for Easter service. Trinity even had her first communion! Everyone clapped for her when they were told before service.
The girls had their usual fancy hats and new dresses. I think we all cleaned up rather nicely.
We had Easter baskets and goodies from the Easter Bunny to enjoy.
We did our yearly photos, of course.
After church it was back to packing up the van and heading over to the Novak’s for dinner and ANOTHER egg hunt.
We had so much fun there, as always. And it was ANOTHER day of easy supervision on the adults.
It was a wonderful way to celebrate with friends who have become family. I don’t think we could have had a better plan… well except for having the battery in the van die.
The Easter corner for the kids to eat in.
Christ is Risen
He is Risen indeed
Now, enjoy the excessive amount of festive images!!!