So...did you have a nice Easter?
We managed to squeeze a little egg dying in between baking cookies and riding horses and watching movies and shopping for Easter outfits.
Millie is quite the artist, just like her sister. She enjoys being creative and had a blast coloring eggs.
Next on the agenda is this beautiful boy's 7th birthday party. In past years I've got a tad overboard on planning and spending and making a huge deal out his birthday. I'm afraid I've set the expectations pretty high for myself. I am going to make a real effort not to spend so much time on pinterest this year and try to keep it simple. Besides I'm running out of time, it'll be here in a few short weeks!
I can't believe he's going to be 7. I know I am biased and all mommy's think their kids are the best, but as far as 7 year old boys go...he's a very sweet one.
I am proud to be his mommy and so blessed to be the one he wants to snuggle with when he gets sick
(except of course that I in turn get sick but I'll suffer through almost anything to get to kiss that sweet face.)
Our Easter celebration started off with a Good Friday service. This is something our church hasn't done in the past but I very much enjoyed starting the weekend off with the right focus. Just like any holiday it's easy to get wrapped up in all of the prep and making sure it's a special one for your kids you forget to take a moment and focus on what it really means to you and sharing that importance with your family.
For me, Easter is everything. With out the sacrafice Jesus made for me I would be hopeless.
Easter Sunday was full of family and food and colors and smiles. We put on our new fancy outfits and headed to church to sing praises to our risen savior. We hunted brightly colored easter eggs and shared a delicious meal prepared by hands we love. We gave thanks for salvation and the blessing of family that we hugged and spent much needed time catching up with. And I personally ate way too much chocolate...like all week. (Curse you Cadbury!)
I know it's late but from our family to yours I hope you had a wonderful Easter and the truth of what it is all about resonates with you all year long.
You are loved, beyond your comprehension.