Well today for my "The Behinder I Get" part, I'm finally getting around to blogging about Easter. Easter was such a joy for me this year. My daughter, her husband, and my little grandson came to our home. Holidays are just the best when you have little ones around. I know, we need to think about the true meaning of certain holidays but when the littles are around, I think I am just as excited about the holiday part of the holiday as they are. Sorry.......love my little!
To start off, on Saturday, April 15th, we headed to our park where all the children are turned loose to go hunt their area for eggs. REAL EGGS! There are some eggs, however that are marked with money amounts that they trade in later and there are a few plastic eggs with prizes in them. The standing and waiting for the hunt to begin isn't easy.....these little people are ready for the hunt!
We laughed at this one as my little grandson put his bunny basket over his head and my daughter made the comment that it looked like a feed bag.
It's hard to tell in this photo, but there are actually a lot of littles amongst the crowd of grownups.
Finally, the gates were opened and all the littles were let loose to get their eggs. My grandsons only instructions were that he was the bread winner for the day and he needed to get enough eggs to take home so we could make egg salad sandwiches for lunch. - Ha!
And where but in a little small, rural town, do you hunt Easter eggs, avoiding holes in the ground made by critters?............too funny!
My little found a prize egg - woot, woot!
After the hunt was over, we went over to a picnic table so he could sit down and open his prize egg. There was a balloon and a sticker inside.
This Easter morning, happened to be a Stake Conference Sunday. But since we got up early, we were able to spend time doing the "Easter Bunny" before going to church. Since the Easter Bunny just happened to be a mixture of mom & dad, grandpa & grandma, and auntie Max, our little grandson had a great Easter.
And he was so excited to get auntie Max's gift. He was excited and could hardly sit still so the picture was anything but focused. He loves cars...........ANYTHING CARS! His auntie Max gift was a Hot Wheels race case.
After going through a few of his Easter gifts.......
He was ready to hunt the house for eggs. Each egg had a piece of candy in it. He had so much fun. But come on, really, who do you think was having the most fun.....my little grandson, or the grown-ups?
After all was said and done, we headed off to Stake Conference. The Easter Bunny gave my little grandson enough books that they kept him entertained the entire time. He was such a good boy!
We did happen to get a picture of him in his new Easter outfit after we returned home from church.
The saddest part about Easter was watching the tail lights going down the road as part of my little family were headed back to their home.