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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Bongo Drums & Easter Eggs

This weekend we spent Easter with my in-laws... both sets of them. It was a busy weekend full of family & food!

Easter #1

On Saturday, we had Easter with Eric's dad & his family. Eric has 3 step-siblings & they love all over the U.S. we never know who will be at any given holiday, but we were only missing 1 family for Easter. That made for a packed, loud, crazy house - Ella loved it!

Eric's stepbrother, Mark, couldn't get home at Christmas - so he got to open his gifts on Saturday. He got bongo drums & Ella was obsessed with them! She was either playing with them or dancing to them for over an hour - it was too cute!

Once we got the Peanut to bed, the wine started flowing & we played spoons. We couldn't do this in front of Ella because the game gets vicious. At one point, I was dragged across the table & had my hair pulled - totally normal, right?

meeting her Uncle Mark

playing bongos 



Easter #2

On Sunday, we hopped on over to spend the day with Eric's mom. She loves to cook & entertain, so dinner started out small & eventually escalated to 19 people. She makes a huge spread & has made it her mission to teach me her ways. Unfortunately, I suck at cooking, so I'm still in charge of the rolls. And when I say I'm in charge of the rolls, that means I open the Pillsbury tube & make sure they don't burn. 

Dinner was delicious & we stayed far longer than we intended. Eric was buzzed by that point, so it was  very entertaining drive home - he was singing Justin Timberlake & providing social commentary on his family - good stuff. 

this rattle was Eric's as a kid & she loved it!

eating her cheerios at dinner

wearing her bunny suit ~ another family tradition

playing with her daddy on the floor 

I hope you had an amazing Easter too! Today I'm linking up with Lisette for Just Because...

3 comments :

  1. What a great Easter! How cute is Ella?

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  2. Ella is getting so big! Looks like she liked the bongos!

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  3. SPOON! Oh my gosh our family used to play that and it is hilarious and so competitive. We haven't played in years and I think we need to bring it back. And I liked the "social commentary on family". Doesn't everyone do that? Too funny.

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