Friday we went to Philadelphia to celebrate the first night Seder with Aaron's family. We drove back here late Friday night and my parents were here, anxiously awaiting our arrival. Mom and I stayed up until after midnight stuffing Easter eggs for Saturday's big hunt.
Saturday we were joined by the Schochs, the Rings and KB for afternoon cocktails and egg hunting. The boys had a blast running around the backyard. Last year Nate was clueless but this year it didn't take long for him to figure it out. Especially the part where you can shake the eggs to figure out which ones have money in them. Nate managed to clean up in that category, ending up with almost $10 in change.
Will was probably the smartest kid in the hunt. He hates grass so instead of participating, he sat in the middle of the lawn and let the older two bring him eggs. That kid is a genius.
|Will: You all work for me!|
As soon as we cleaned up from the egg hunt, I started preparing Seder for the second night of Passover. We were blessed with a table full of family and friends to share the holiday with and I was glad my Dad was able to experience his first Seder.
The fun didn't end there. Once the matzah was put away (no kidding though, we forgot to look for the afikomen and I just discovered it a few minutes ago) we started preparing for Easter Sunday. Another late night as we got things ready for the Easter Bunny's visit and starting making preparations for Easter dinner.
This morning Nate woke up at the crack of dawn. We're lucky he's not quite old enough to get the concept of the Easter Bunny's visit so Aaron and I were able to sleep in a little while my parents played with Nate. We held off on hunting for the Easter Bunny's treats until after mass. When we got back from church, Nate discovered all the goodies including a Mater PowerWheels! This particular Easter Bunny gift came from the same Easter Bunnies who raised me and arranged for my annual baskets. Let's just say these bunnies seem to have grown more generous in their gift giving since the days of my youth! (Also, I need to watch the movie Cars because I had no idea who Mater was.)
|Thank you Gymboree for your bank-breaking adorableness.|
|Nate got a delayed start on account of his foot being stuck in his bucket.|
For more pictures of our Easter fun - http://www.flickr.com//photos/ajdavis/sets/72157629772613961/show/
More Easter fun in store tomorrow as Aaron and Nate are heading to the White House for the Easter Egg Roll. Pictures to come!