Back from Easter 2010

Easter with Grandma Carol 2, April 3, 2010, 7:26 p.m.

A very happy Grandma Carol


From Brian: We all made it back from Easter weekend! You will not be disappointed: Here are pictures of Robert’s Easter egg hunt!
Easter Egg Hunt with Brady 1, April 3, 2010, 4:30 p.m.

Hunting for eggs in the sandbox


On Saturday, there was an outdoor egg hunt in Grandma Carol’s and Granddad’s backyard for four kids. The younger pair were Brady and Robert, so they got a head start going counterclockwise around the pool. Samantha and Hannah went the other way shortly thereafter.
Easter Egg Hunt - outdoors, April 3, 2010, 4:31 p.m.

Robert finds an egg sitting up here


I participated in the egg-hiding, trying to hide eggs in cleaver places. Robert’s Mommy was far more logistic; she know that kids would not appreciate my being to cleaver.
Easter Egg Hunt with Grandad, April 3, 2010, 4:32 p.m.

Granddad holds the basket for Robert


Easter Egg Hunt with Brady 2, April 3, 2010, 4:39 p.m.

Posing with his basket after the egg hunt


After the egg hunt, all celebrated by drawing with sidewalk chalk.


(or click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfnJnYaEU9o to watch directly)

Easter drawing with chalk, April 3, 2010, 4:57 p.m.

Drawing with chalk beside Brady


Yesterday morning (actually Easter Sunday), there was a private Easter egg hunt for Robert only.
Easter Egg Hunt - indoors 1, April 4, 2010, 8:02 a.m.

My kingdom for an egg! If I could only find one!

Robert’s interest in this smaller egg hunt was no as great as when he was in the company of other children, but the adults were delighted!

Easter Egg Hunt - indoors 2, April 4, 2010, 8:04 a.m.

Robert locates a pink egg on the couch

Later, Robert cracked opened his eggs to search for treasure.

Easter Egg Hunt - indoors 5, April 4, 2010, 8:04 a.m.

The spoils of victory were not so interesting

After Robert took tiny nibbles out of four marshmallows, we confirmed that Robert did not really care for them! However, did enjoy the Easter basket that his Mommy assembled.

Easter Egg Hunt - indoors 7, April 4, 2010, 8:08 a.m.

An Elmo-themed Easter basket


The basket contained Elmo-themed Easter Eggs with halves of his favor grain and fruit bar and cheese crackers. Also, pictured is an Elmo book which he proceeded to read while sitting with his back supported by Mommy–a perfect end to a Beanie Easter egg hunt.
Easter Egg Hunt - indoors 6, April 4, 2010, 8:08 a.m.

Reading with Mommy--what could be better?


While leaving Robert’s grandparents was difficult, Robert is very happy about his best Easter ever! Thank you to Grandma Carol and Granddad!

(or click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEtGdb5AmLM to watch directly)

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