Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Finally.....Easter!!

Warning...this is a post chock full of sucky pictures! ha! I feel like I should just throw that out there since I am pursuing photography these days. These were totally a bust, and I know it, but I still documented the holiday & that's what matters!

Despite the lack of personal of documenting our personal lives lately and spending MANY MANY hours at the computer, we did celebrate Easter! I actually bought more than a dozen eggs to dye this year, and I was totally not a perfectionist about them! I just let the kids do them & it was a lot more enjoyable for anal old me!
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As always, mammy helped them..they'd rather have her than me anyway!
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Grant took the whole thing very seriously.
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This was technically the day before Easter, but just this is what I get when I tell my kiddos I want to take their picture together...
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Easter morning, the baskets were in kid-sized suitcases to prepare them for an upcoming vacay we've got planned!
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We hid the little marshmallow eggs all over the house & they had a blast finding them. I don't think we've eaten any of them though.
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We had breakfast at church Easter Sunday and had to be there at 8 am...We live really close by, but we are NEVER on time, so to be there at 8 is a feat! So we tried to take pics after breakfast but before church started & it was really really bright outside! Pair that with uncooperative kids, and you get these...
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My brother came to town to go to church and I made him try to take a family pic of us....These TOTALLy crack me up. The funniest part is that he didn't realize he was holding the shutter button down & my camera takes several frames per second. I ended up with about 30 pics of us all with different faces. I was dying laughing when I uploaded them!

And let's just talk about my hair here...I do nothing to my hair..I leave with it wet every morning & by the time I get to work it's dry & I brush it before going inside, and all is good. On Sundays, since we do breakfast & all at home, it's typically dry before church. However, on Easter, since we just got dressed & left, it was still wet & unbrushed after drying...hence all that crazy stuff going on... YIKES!
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Just look at Pook's face & Claire appears to be in pain...
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Grant is such a cheeseball & it is so frustrating!
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Egg Hunting after church at Nana & Papa's
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The kids LOVE riding in this trailer behind Papa's mower. They would stay in there for hours while he rides in circles!
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And just to end this on a good note...the following Sunday they actually both smiled for a few pics before church :-)! Grant is a man of many faces...
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