Jaiden woke to find that the Easter Bunny had come while she slept and left her some "presents" scattered about the house. First she discovered her Easter basket had been filled with goodies...a new Dora video, a chocolate bunny, peeps, jelly beans, a golden "penny" and lots of little chocolate eggs! She turned around to discover that the Easter bunny had also planted colorful plastic eggs around the house, she found them in her room, in her shoes, on the stairs and in every nook and cranny. I think she had them all round up in just under 5 minutes....much better than at the Easter egg madascrable event that we attended yesterday...we waited in the line for what seemed like hours...they finally rang the cowbell...children 2-3 attacked the eggs like starved animals would a piece of bacon...but Jaiden didn't want to have anything to do with that craziness...she wanted to go HOME!
an hour later Jared had his chance when the 6-8 year olds got a turn so he captured a bag full of eggs and got 2 green and 1 pink ticket! Yay! two more long lines later he had another small bag of candy, an alien slime thingie, an a free kids meal coupon for the BLUE MOOSE...which means mom and dad will have to fork up the $50 to go eat there I suppose. Thanks businesses of Grand Forks...this "free" event was so impressive I think it will surely become a yearly tradition...NOT!
The day was just GORGEOUS...mid 50s and sunny! I spent the rest of the afternoon outside clearing out my flower beds which have finally come uncovered from all the snow...and discovered that there are TULIPS coming up on the south end of the house! Yay! So happy about that :) Also, the rose bushes that we picked up at the end of season clearance for a buck a piece at Menards seem to have survived as well! Woo hoo! Tis the season for firing up the grill :) Well maybe not just yet...this morning I have been brainstorming ideas for a new deck...one where we don't get blown away from the wind here...one where we can sit and eat and actually enjoy the outdoors...I would LOVE to find a plan that incorporates a kids play fort into the deck....that would be SO cool! I can almost see it in my head but can't figure way to make it a visual reality...or draw up plans that Scott could put together with actual building materials.
Today is supposed to be another gorgeous sunny day. Wishing you all a most blessed EASTER! Thank You Jesus for your most precious gift of salvation to us lowly sinners! May God bless You all!
Happy Easter Ya'll!