What the Easter Bunny Brought to Our House

The Easter Bunny showed up and boy, did he leave some fun stuff in the kids' Easter baskets. I spent about $10 or under for each kid. It was easy to pick stuff for Abby, but I had a more difficult time finding age appropriate stuff for Oscar: most things I could find were either … Continue reading What the Easter Bunny Brought to Our House


Today was a Totally Crazy Day

Celebrating Easter at my parent's house did not go as planned today. My sister was not able to come, as her youngest child had a fever and croup, and the rest of her family was beginning to feel ill too. I began my morning at 4:30 a.m. because my son has been teething and not … Continue reading Today was a Totally Crazy Day

Easter Basket Sneak Peek

I am excited for Easter this year. I know Abby is going to have so much fun playing with and hunting for eggs with her cousins and she is getting excited for a visit from the Easter Bunny. I remember my favorite gifts from the Easter Bunny were a jump rope, jacks, and color books, … Continue reading Easter Basket Sneak Peek

Easter Egg Hunt Fun

Wednesday afternoon was the annual Easter egg hunt for children and grandchildren of employees where I work. Oscar stayed at Grandma and Grandpa's house so Abby, my husband, and I could go to the hunt. Luckily, the weather wasn't too cold or rainy. We had very cold temperatures and rain earlier thus week. When we … Continue reading Easter Egg Hunt Fun

Preparing for the Easter Egg Hunt

Each year the hospital where I work has an Easter egg hunt for the employees' children. Last year was the first year I and my family had attended. It was fun watching Abby look for eggs, but this year will be even better because I know she will really get into it. This year my … Continue reading Preparing for the Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Nest Cookies

I don't know about you, but I am sick of winter and ready for the freshness of spring. Yesterday I was shopping at Wal-Mart and they had aisles and aisles of candy-colored Easter goodies and a reminder that Easter was only 35 days away. I had to hold myself back from buying Easter candy. It … Continue reading Easter Nest Cookies

Fun Non-candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays of the year.  Why?  Lots of reasons!  Usually there is spring-like weather.  The church was always filled with the beautiful smell of lillies.  Mom would always buy us a pretty new Easter dress.  Easter candy is the best candy of the year.  And who doesn't like … Continue reading Fun Non-candy Easter Basket Ideas