Sunday, April 08, 2007

Easter Delights

After receiving a lovely Easter card in the mail from my Nanna, also containing some money for the boys, which was extremely well timed. I decided to hand make some cards for her from all of us as a thankyou and to wish her a Happy Easter...






The boys wrote in their card, and did a fabulous job!

Then today (Easter Sunday), we headed off to the Great Annual Easter Egg hunt at the Bibby household (Liam B is a classmate of Luey's)... Each boy sporting the obligatory BIG basket which I decorated with ribbons for them last night... Butter wouldn't melt, they're all so handsome and gorgeous and cute!


The calm before the storm at the Bibby's... Note all the baskets on the table ready for the hunt...

Lily Bibby making a get well card for her aunt who couldn't make it today... Do you guys remember me mentioning a girl who was directing Luey and another girl in play, on Luey's first day at school? Well, this is her!

Before the hunt there was a game of pass the eggl the kids were divided into a boys team and a girls team, and they had to first pass a large choccie egg between each team member, from chin to chin, no hands (the girls won!) and then they had to do it again with a small choccie egg (the boys won!)...

Then prizes were handed out for the kids baskets, Erik won a prize for the most Golden basket...

And Luey for the Bluest basket...

As a prize they did a lucky dip in which they could get a choccie egg or bubbles...



The the Easter bunny was sited outside!

And there was a rush on to get to the front door...

Outside there were MILLIONS of eggs and containers of bubbles to be had for one and all!

As you can see, Erik is VERY good at finding Easter eggs...

A group photo of all the kids with their quarry! Note Luey stuffing his gob up the back there...

Most of the kids with their baskets...

To make it fair to one and all, the eggs were all dumped out of each individuals basket onto the dining table, where a game of Simon Says ensue... "Simon Says hands on head... Simon Says everyone grab a chocolate bunny... Simon Says hands on nose... Simon Says everyone grab two mini eggs..."

Erik made sure both he and Bryn got their share...

Luey doing Hands on Chin...

Luey with his basket full of eggs...

Erik stuffing his face... The look in his eyes says, "I'm so full I feel sick, but I MUST KEEP EATING... There's a whole 'nother year till next Easter..."

Bryn looking at his treasures...

Choccies Eggs rain from the sky, don't you know! The Easter Bunny must live up there...

And calmed reigned again as the adults recovered from the excitement over a cuppa or two...


Erik tells me this was the best day in his life, EVER!!!

5 comments:

loz said...

Looks like such an awesome day and sooo much fun:)

Nic and Beren said...

Best day in his life ever - awww gorgeous.

Amanda O. said...

Sounds like a great day... what great ideas they've got with the bunny spotting and simon says! (Also rotflmao at Erik trying to keep eatting chocolate despite feeling veerrryy full - he's one after my own heart! LOL)

Juniper said...

I love it Sif, they look like they had sooo much fun! I love EE hunts!

Stitch Sista said...

How lovely! I hope we make some lovely friends like that when our kids start school!

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