This year, we had a good Easter. Piglet and Blueberry are both finally old enough to “get it” so coloring eggs and hunting for them was pretty fun. Just like the last 2 years, we also went to the carnival on base. This year, both kids wanted to do their own thing (except for the helicopter ride) so we did a lot of taking turns while the other did their ride of choice. It was pretty good because the kids did a great job of waiting.
The carnival was on Saturday so that afternoon, we colored our eggs. Last year, I waited until the last minute to buy my egg dyes and almost couldn’t find one. This time, I bought it like 6 weeks ago and nearly every single day Piglet has asked if it was time to color eggs. When it was finally time, all heck broke loose. Okay, not really but Hubs encouraged the kids to double-dye eggs in different colors and that made me a little crazy but coloring eggs is for the kids so I just let it go.
On Saturday night, I stuffed the kid’s baskets and hid a bunch of plastic eggs. I had 24 of them and I picked up a 12 pack of these little bunnies that hop to stuff inside half of them. I didn’t grow up hunting for plastic eggs so stuffing and hiding these are a new thing to me. For their baskets, I got some toys from the 98 cent section of the Easter stuff. I knew my parents were getting the kids “big” presents so I didn’t see the need to spend too much. Besides, they have so many toys as it is. The next morning, they opened their baskets and hunted for the eggs. Mac sat in his chair and chewed on one while the big kids ran around like hooligans. It was a great time.
For the last “event” of Easter, I made the kids some new shorts to wear. I was going to make entire outfits but time got away from me so shorts and store-bought shirts is what the got. It took several hours to get them to change out of their pjs and then when it was finally time to take a picture, no one wanted to really cooperate. It’s so hard trying to get 3 tiny humans to look at the camera and smile but I did the best I could. My favorite part is Mac is finally big enough to stand in pictures. 🙂
Did you have a good weekend? Do you celebrate Easter and did you get any fun treats?