Happy (belated) Easter!

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Easter yesterday!  I spent the day playing with Ian and Jon and enjoying candy and the other goodies Ian received in his Easter basket.  Easter is such a happy and joyous holiday- and the weather yesterday only served to highlight that fact and put the whole family in a wonderful mood.

It was so fun to see Ian explore his Easter basket and marvel at the items the Easter Bunny delivered.  We didn’t go too crazy, and definitely avoided a huge pile of candy, but he was supremely excited with what he did find: books, hand stamps, bubbles, 2 little water guns, sidewalk chalk, 2 small bags of candy, a chocolate bunny, and “Frozen” (the movie). 

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He was especially thrilled with the hand stamps and the bubbles, and we spent most of the gorgeous afternoon blowing and catching bubbles outside.

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I also was the reluctant recipient of an assortment of hand stamps.  It was a little ridiculous how excited he was to have HIS VERY OWN hand stamps, but hey- if he’s happy, I’m happy!  And that $3 package of stamps and ink was WELL worth it!

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We also tried our hand at dyeing eggs (via the shaving cream and food coloring method).  It was EXTREMELY messy, and I haven’t cleaned the shaving cream off yet to see how our eggs turned out, but it was a lot of fun.  So even if our eggs have absolutely zero color, I’d still consider it a success.  We got to do a project together that we both really enjoyed.

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Later in the evening, we snuggled up together on the couch and watched “Frozen” while Ian ate some of his chocolate bunny.

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All in all, it was a wonderful Easter. 

How did you spend your Easter?  Does the bunny visit your house or do you have some other tradition(s)?

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