Thursday, April 15, 2010

Easter 2010

The boys had three Easter egg hunts this year. Layton had one at Miz Carol's, his preschool, and Kade had one with 2nd grade. The church also had an egg hunt, but I was unable to attend and forgot to send the camera with Clint.

Layton at his preschool egg hunt.

Kade at his 2nd grade egg hunt.

Video of Layton hunting eggs. This video is approximately 1 minute. It is worth watching, especially if you are a grandparent, because this kid is quite the Easter egg hunter! You can hear me laughing towards the end, because he was cracking me up. Layton is the one in the gray jacket and cowboy boots.

I read a blog recently that talked about an Easter Bunny tradition, much like that of Santa Clause. The kids put their Easter baskets/buckets on the porch the night before Easter, so that the Easter Bunny can fill them with goodies. I thought it sounded fun, so the boys and I did just that this Easter. I hope to make it a tradition for our family.

Kade & Layton sitting their Easter baskets out on Saturday night.
Here is a video of the boys on Easter morning going out to look at what the Easter Bunny left them. They had just gotten up, or so that is what I'm telling myself, because they didn't act too excited about their gifts! Please excuse my "hick" voice. Also, macaroni and cheese is mentioned as a gift. The bunny found Spiderman mac and cheese for Layton and Pokemon mac and cheese for Kade.

Here we are before church. We couldn't get it together, as you can tell.
Here we are after church. Skye came home with us, so she took the group picture.

Weekend with Family & Palm Sunday

I can't believe it has almost been a month since I last posted.  We have been extremely busy!

Clint is working on creating a "Men Den" in one corner of his shop.  He has done a lot by himself, which makes for slow progress, though.  So, he was super excited when his dad, Steve, came down and helped him for several days the last weekend in March.  The boys, were of course, excited to see Papa Steve, too.  They didn't get to spend as much time with him as they would have liked, because Daddy worked him too hard!

Steve & Clint wiring the "Men Den"

Kade, Papa Steve, Layton & Clint

That same weekend my mom had a cousin visit us all for the very first time from Colorado.  It was nice to meet her family and figure out how we are all kin.  We all met up at my aunt and uncle's in Megargel, where they have a party shack equipped with an old time jail cell.  We teased our Colorado cousins that they came to Texas and got thrown in jail!

Sunday, March 28th was Palm Sunday.  Each year the children of our church march in waving palm leaves while we sing our opening hymns.  Both boys did a great job and enjoyed the activity.

Kade is in the center aisle wearing the lime green and white striped shirt.

Layton marching by.