Thursday, April 28, 2011

Easter and more Easter

Well... let's see... In a nutshell, Easter was awesome. The day began with Easter Baskets of coarse. Instead of big baskets, the boys just got a little bit in their basket and a new razor scooter. They loved it.
I had to drag Brogan out of bed. he is such a sleepy head.

Vance with his Scooter
MY ATTEMPT at an Easter pic with my boys before church.
After dinner, we had a big pot luck at my aunt Jami's house. It was great as always. Food was delicious and I just LOVE hanging out with my family. They always put me in a good mood.
the food
My parents got a new puppy. She is adorable.
Vance and my cousin Tanner. They love each other. They are totally cute together. Tanner's hair is out of control
Egg hunt. Grey was into it for about one minute. I guess he didn't understand that they had MONEY in them.

Tanner cheating and helping Vance

and there is Grey's distraction. At that point he was done.
Vance playing with a little toy he got in his basket.
More distractions
So the boys decided that they wanted to go swimming. Well, they didn't have shorts so they went in their underwear. Redneck, I know. Crazy Vance and Crazy Jack were scaring the heck out of me. They both thought that launching Vance in a back flip was funny.

After everything had settled that evening, I was able to really reflect on the meaning behind Easter. We had talked to the boys about it all day, but I think I was not able to focus on it like I should have. Easter is Awesome. What a wonderful celebration. We have a specific time of the year to celebrate the Living Christ. I know he lives. I am so thankful for all my family that really helped me remember what this life is about. I know that I can find true peace and happiness through our Gospel and the things that it teaches. I am so thankful for everyone around me. It was seriously such a great day.

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