Candy, Eggs, and Weapons

April 8, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Last night, as per our tradition, the boys put their empty Easter baskets out on the porch so that the Easter Bunny would be able to find them.

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Then this morning they searched the back porch…

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and sure enough they found them all loaded up with loot…

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including big weapons.

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I guess the theme of this Easter was recreational violence.

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They also got books and videos and Legos and candy. Easter is pretty much the same as Christmas around here, but with a smaller budget and jelly beans.

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I made pancakes for breakfast and then we headed outside for the traditional egg hunt with our neighbors, the Z’s.

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And…go!

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As always, for some reason, we started in their yard…

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and then headed over to our yard.

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And…go again!

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It’s a good thing that the Easter Bunny sends e-mails to parents detailing where every egg is hidden, or we would probably have been out there all morning. Some hints were necessary to make sure all the eggs were found.

It was a gorgeous morning (very sunny)…

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and I think it was the first Easter in many years when it wasn’t already hot outside at 9:00 a.m. This cold front is so lovely.

Once we came back inside the boys opened a box from their grandparents.

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They are so spoiled.

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Someone knows what Cal likes. Thanks Gramma, Paw and Nana!

Now we’re just relaxing and enjoying what’s left of the weekend. I think I’m going to see if I can pry some candy away from the boys. I should have put a basket out on the porch!