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Monday, April 05, 2010

Easter *Hoppenings*

Uh huh...'round here we were *hopping* like crazy on Easter!

Of course we began the day with church and what a wonderful service it was! Then it was off to a delicious breakfast of omelets and Mickey Mouse shaped pancakes with the family! In the afternoon we all saw "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" at the theater and then we headed to dinner at Yankee Trace Country Club. We began going here for Easter dinner 4 years ago and always enjoy ourselves!
Then, after we stuffed ourselves with prime rib, ham, salmon, stuffed chicken breast, all manner of veggies, salads and chocolate cheesecake, it was back to Mom's. We all played outside, walked the dogs and just enjoyed the cool breeze and sunshine.

An uplifting church service, delicious food, chocolate bunnies, smiling kids, a fun movie, family and that is a perfect Easter day!

I hope yours was truly sweet...

Boo got a book about ICarly, his favorite show! He was so happy!
Look Mommy! I LOVE Carly!

Look at that smile! Mickey Mouse shaped pancakes Mom! That is way cool!

That was fun Grandma!

My pretty girl all dressed up for Easter!

Do you think Bill is proud?

2 of my favorite young ladies!

Come on Daddy! Let's go play!

No kissin'! I want to play!

Aw gee Grandma! More smoochin'?

Now you are talkin'! Football!

I caught it! I caught it!

Kick off those high heels and get into the action!

Grace's favorite surprise from her Easter basket...a Zhou Zhou Hamster...

We got Mom a pretty pot of lillies but even MORE beautiful were
these paper posies Grace made for her! Grace even decorated the vase!

Spring is blossoming everywhere in Ohio!

I hope your Easter was meaningful, sweet and filled with smiles.

Love to you all.


Libbie said...

Mickey Mouse Pancakes! Yum! They just seem to taste better shaped like Mickey :)

It was fun to see your family on Easter Day! I love your daughter's Easter Dress she looks so pretty! Looks like you all had a day filled with blessings!

Lynilu said...

Spring flowers are wonderful, aren't they? Another reminder of The Promise. Your day sound and looks wonderful!

salmagundi said...

I love, love, love the way your family celebrates holidays. Grace looks so pretty in her Easter dress. Take care, Sally

♥ helen said...

Sounds like a very nice day. The photos are wonderful.

Blondie's Journal said...

It looks like a wonderful time was had by all. I LOVE the paper posies Grace made for your mom!! Cute, cute, cute!


Janet said...

Lovin' the music Sue. Looks like a lovely Easter and Boo looks like he was having a great time. Grace is so very grown up with heels, my oh my.

Lovely day here, we actually ate on the deck and that has never happened on Easter in my 59 years. Yard work today...not my favorite thing to do...and there is plenty more to be done in the days and weeks ahead.

Happy Spring!

PEA said...

I'm 52 years old and I've never had Mickey Mouse pancakes...waaaaaaaaaaaa, I'm so deprived!!! lol Oh, Sue, it looks and sounds like you all had such a wonderful Easter and I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the photos. All these smiling faces show that they were having a perfect day:-) Love you to bits! xoxox

Laurie said...

Looks like you had a beautiful day! I think your idea of eating out for Easter dinner is one I must adopt, I had family in but feel like all I did was cook and wash dishes. Too much work, not enough together time! I think you have it all figured out!

Laurie S.

Patty said...

Aww looks like you guys had a great time, I'm taking my kids to see "Wimpy Kid" tonight ;) Happy Easter!

Melanie said...

Sounds like you had a lovely day! Mickey Mouse pancakes sound like fun! I've only had them at Disney World. Have a lovely day!

Melissa Miller said...

What a gorgeous and happy Easter celebration you all had. LOVE all of the gorgeous photos here.

Your blog design looks so pretty as well. Great job on it!

Blessings to you my sweet friend! ~Melissa :)

Gary and Elizabeth~ said...

What a great time you all had!. Mom looks wonderful and so happy!. Grace is very talented and creative I loved the flowers she made.
I don't think I have ever had chocolate cheesecake. I will have to check it out..
Take care and enjoy your day,
Big hugs, Elizabeth

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

I am having pancakes for breakfast tomorrow. thanks!!! I am so glad you had such a fun anf beautiful Easter...hugs...m..

Jeanie said...

Your Easter sounds lovely and it was fun to see your family! Those flowers are to die for!