Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Tuesday Coffee Chat ~ Easter

Happy Easter! Tell me about the best chocolate ever. Or, if you are the religious sort, share some special thoughts on this day.

I am not a connoisseur of chocolate. I like chocolate. But, really, any ol' chocolate will do. I prefer dark chocolate to milk chocolate and definitely the two of them over white chocolate (a bad white chocolate covered pretzel + alcohol incident from my past). Brynne received a cookies 'n cream bunny in her basket this year and she declared it to be the best!

I guess I am of the religious sort, but I really just don't have any special thoughts on this day to share. It is an important day for all Christians, celebrating the day our Savior conquered death that could not hold Him, raising Himself to sit at the right hand of God to begin the intercession for me with my Father and secure my place in Heaven. I do not take that for granted and try to celebrate that fact every day, not just on Easter.

This Easter Kyndal and Collin spent the weekend at his parents', Dawson spent the weekend in Oklahoma with his girlfriend, and Rick stayed in Oklahoma to rest up from the exhausting couple of weeks due to the passing of his mother and some changes at work.

So, it was just Eli, Brynne and myself on Easter.

We decorated eggs on Friday night.

Brynne went to the park to hunt eggs in the town's hunt on Saturday.

On Sunday morning they dove into their Easter baskets.

Then we went to Sunday school where we introduced the class to our Resurrection Eggs, helped hide eggs for the younger classes, and took a few photos.

We hunted our own Easter eggs after Sunday school. It was about 40 degrees outside and raining, so it was a quick hunt.

The kids played in the afternoon while I took a nap and did laundry. I also went over to watch my nieces color their eggs.

After a visit with my parents and some long-time friends of theirs, I took Eli and Brynne to Applebee's for dinner.

We had a nice day.


  1. You live what you believe, and you have joy in what you do!

  2. I think you said the most special and best thought: we remember the sacrifice on the cross Every Day! :)

    It sounds like you had a lovely Easter holiday. All the good things of treats and family and church and fun.
    I have not coloured eggs in years and I love the ninja turtles ones!! I guess I had better get on my game next year.


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