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It’s time for Grammie’s annual Easter Extravaganza!
The kids arrived excited and were greeted by an equally excited Grammie. The yard was decorated with giant inflatable balloons. The kids noticed rabbit tracks and followed them into the house.
Once inside it was time for a “little snack”. Grammie had a few things set out…. hahaha not… Grammie always goes big and she did her thing. There was a huge spread of food for the kids. Fruit, yum bowls, sandwiches, veggies, avocado, hummus, oh my!!
Mia got in on the action with some mango, apples, and avocado
After craft time the kids followed Grammie down the hall and into … Grammie’s Carnival. There were games, bean bags, fishing, spinners, and so much fun.
Autumn loved throwing the bean bags most of all
Luca loved “hulk smashing” all the things
While Mia and mom played with the spinner
After all the games it was time to dye some eggs. Kitty spent the previous night making all the dyes with natural ingredients. Blueberries made a deep purple, cabbage made blue, turmeric yellow. The eggs and colors turned out awesome.
Mia watched as Luca ran the dying operation
The finished product
After the eggs were done and all the games played Grammie had another surprise for the kids.
yes they were real 🙂
Autumn looked up and said, “I think the bunny likes me”
After the bunnies it was CHICKS!!! The four little chicks cheeped away as the kids held and fed them.
The Easter Bunny stopped by to say hello, give the kids some special plates, and books. Before he left that sneaky bunny hid all the eggs.
But the kids were able to find them all … or did they? We’ll check in with Grammie in a few weeks to see if any were missed.
So it was another busy but super fun day at Grammie’s Easter Extravaganza for our little ohana. As the kids sleep now they are snuggled up to their little toy bunnies, no doubt dreaming of all the fun they had.
It’s a good thing we bought a King size bed for Kitty and I … otherwise I don’t know where our little dragon would put all of her books!
Autumn enjoys car rides but she gets a little crazy when you roll the windows down
It was a fairly rainy day on Sunday but me and the little buccaneers headed out to Pirate Park for some plundering of fun
There are two ships, an island, and a sand pit with a rock path of water that flows down into it. The kids spent a lot of time building dams to block the water from flowing into their sand pit. They called several times for some beavers to come help them but apparently the beavers were too busy or were afraid of pirates.
With the help of two great engineers we got the holiday train up and running. One engineer takes the responsibility of being a conductor a little more seriously than the other. I’ll let you guess which one that is.
Luca got a new Diamondback BMX bike this weekend and was very excited to try it out. Let the Litz Ct. Drag Races Begin
You can see Autumn has the acceleration advantage as well as better track awareness. She stares Luca down as she passes him for the win.
Making the adjustments, and actually staying on the track this time, Luca takes advantage of his top speed abilities and zooms by to a decisive victory.