Tagged with easter

moo and the mermaid

moo and the mermaid

Moo is a little bit obsessed with The Little Mermaid. She watches it at Grandma’s house, every time she visits. For Easter, one of the things in her Easter basket was her very own DVD copy of The Little Mermaid. She was speechless. She stared and stared at the DVD. She kept asking my sister, … Continue reading

testing her patience

testing her patience

This Easter, Miss Moo was pumped to hunt eggs. She practiced almost every day the week leading up to Easter, and she cleaned up at several egg hunts at day care and friends’ houses. Easter morning, we all got up with the sun and went to church. After church, we headed out to my parents’ … Continue reading

easter fun

easter fun

You may recall that Easter is kind of a big deal in my family. There is church and food and family and more food and there is the hunt. The hunt gets a little bit crazy, mostly because of my little sister. She’s fierce. When she played high school basketball, she fouled out every game. … Continue reading

two at a time

Day 12: Stairs We will blink, and suddenly, she’ll be taking them two at a time. And I’ll shake my head in disbelief and remember when she still used the rails and willingly took Grandpa’s hand.

photo-tastic easter recap

I just finished uploading the entire batch of weekend photos, so let’s have a look-see, shall we? It was a full day packed with some of my favorites. The day started early, with sunrise church, followed by coffee on the deck. (I was only allowed to sit on the deck if I kept my eyes … Continue reading

getting warmer

Day 10: Cold I took this photo at the very end of the egg hunt. First, a comment: We take our egg hunts very seriously. It gets real. I won’t name names, but there was pushing, shoving, boxing out, and hollering. Apparently, my sister has a knack for cleaning up, leading to some accusations of … Continue reading

a beautiful yesterday

a beautiful yesterday

Day 9: Younger you I’m working on a top-secret project for my parents, and it involves old photos. When I was home this weekend, my mom agreed to let me load several albums and boxes into the trunk of my car. It felt like precious cargo, and it is. As I was thinking about writing … Continue reading

hangin’ with my peeps

Day 6: Lunch I came home for lunch today, and as I was dutifully reheating my leftovers, I saw these lovelies: So I ate them immediately. For lunch. I bought them on Monday and they had achieved the perfect hardness today. The sugary outside was crunchy, almost like a candy shell. Mmmm. Today, I’m grateful … Continue reading