Sunday, July 24, 2016

Hoppy Easter!

Easter is always a fun holiday here at the Forbes household. We aren't religious so we celebrate as a welcome to Spring, and a special day together. It also falls RIGHT before the tax deadline, so it's always a low-key day for us.

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The neighborhood Easter egg hunt

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Poppy and SuSu sent some Easter presents!

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The Easter bunny hid Anna's basket in the downstairs bathroom, and she only needed a couple of hints to find it. She got a Super Girl doll, a set of PJ Masks, a color-a-city kit, some Kindergarten workbooks, some little garden tools, and a body art kit.

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Maddie found her basket inside the playhouse. She also got a PJ mask, as well as a Pre-K workbook, a mermaid doll, some Daniel Tiger books, a little play-dough set, and some sticker earrings - her favorite!

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And chocolate bunnies too, of course!

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The bunny also brought Steve an erector set as something fun he could do with the kids. Anna helped him build a catapult!

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We were glad the Easter bunny brought crafts and toys - the day was gray and dreary and we spent the whole day inside while Steve worked. Their baskets gave them plenty of fun things to rotate through during the day.

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The Pez candy dispensers were a big hit.

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Getting decorated with some tattoos

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The girls helped me bake and decorate a carrot bundt cake.

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Maddie helped color some of Anna's city.

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Our neighbors brought over some treats and the girls were thrilled to be able to use their ballerina decorations.

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I decided to make a special Easter dinner so I made ham, green bean casserole, pasta, and peas. And we ate in the dining room, just to make it super special - the girls are always delighted when we eat there!

We hope you all had a wonderful Easter too!

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