Happy Easter, everybody!
We ended up staying home for Easter instead of traveling to New York to see the McFamily to avoid getting a stomach bug from certain cousins. I’m sure their Mommy will tell the harrowing tale of their Easter on the blog soon. 😉 And speaking of this here blog, it got a bit of a facelift over Easter. Looking good, huh? Rose painted the header and Dave did the computer stuff. We’re still working on a new About Us page, but otherwise it’s done. What do you think?
We were so disappointed to miss out on family time, but we used the long weekend at home to get started on the garden. I can hardly believe that the snow is mostly gone. I thought the winter would never end! Dave tilled up our plot and we picked 12309234987983458938457 rocks out of it and then Dave added his compost that he’s been working on since last year. Hopes are high for the harvest this year!
On Easter Sunday we went to the 7 am Mass (!!!!!!) so that Gus could get his morning nap before we joined our friends for brunch. Nothing beats holidays with family, but this came very close!And yesterday the fun continued with our Sara Kate’s birthday. Our sweet girl had a sweet day that started with balloons and pancakes…
The birthday girl requested a rainbow cake. I briefly toyed with the idea of making one of those multi-layer cakes with each layer being another color of the rainbow, but then I came to my senses and decided to get one of those tie-dye cake mixes and just make a rainbow on the top. It turned out really cute! I can’t believe she’s 3. I really try to avoid over-the-top mommy gushing about my kids, but since it’s her birthday I guess it’s okay, right? I never imagined in a million years that I would have such a sweet heart of a little girl. She’s such a joy in our lives; we’re so grateful for our girlie!
And just like that, we’re back to normal around here. Except that it’s still Easter! We certainly have enough sugar around this house to keep up the celebrating. Happy Easter week to all of you, friends!