Easter weekend went by in the blink of an eye.

We started Good Friday with a day at the pool. 

Saturday there was a neighborhood egg hunt. I can’t tell you how much I LOVE LOVE LOVE my ‘hood. We were the slackers that left early for soccer but it seriously makes Easter special when you can walk out your front door to this…

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It was nice to catch up with all our people. The brunch is always AMAZING. Lots of great cooks in the ‘hood.

Arleigh was obviously already suited up and  we were headed off to soccer. She won and played a great game. I just love watching her play when she’s really going after it. 

Then we got home and hosted an impromptu dye party.

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I think they had fun. They spent the rest of the day running the neighborhood. I had one little girl so tired she didn’t even want to take a bath before bed. That was ABSOLUTELY not happening. I told her you know it’s been a good day when you have to have a bath and your feet look like this.

IMG_2679We talked about going to the sunrise service not the Missouri but I knew the kids wouldn’t be up for it. I got them into bed too late…maybe next year. We got ready, when to our regular church service and then enjoyed brunch out. That is the best kind of Easter dinner for this mama. Everyone was happy and I didn’t have to clean up a single dish! Of course, Sam Choy’s just happens to be located on one of my favorite spots on the island so that helps. 

IMG_1274The food was great. Bria was particularly happy that she skipped the dessert line in favor of french toast with pineapple, bananas, chocolate syrup, regular syrup and whipped cream. I must say it was a pretty good choice.

IMG_1263She and Jack also loved finding bunny tracks through the neighborhood. I’m ashamed I forgot to mention it. 

IMG_1253We preach to the kids to treat every day like Easter but really, there is no day like Easter. The world is celebrating the fact that Jesus rose from the dead. I’m thinking we had a pretty good celebration. He is risen indeed!