Tuesday, April 18, 2017

easter weekend

this weekend was nice.
pretty relaxing with great weather.
we went out to breakfast saturday morning and
i had the best breakfast sandwich ever.
have you been to first watch recently?
we drove one town over to independence, and had breakfast there.
so good. 
here's the description i just found online:
"over easy egg, arugula, bacon, gruyere cheese, avocado smash, lemon crema on a brioche bun"
go try it.
i'm still thinking about it.

a n y w a y . . . 

we had to drive out that way because we were also trading
in our old tv remote.
i'm pretty sure reid spilled juice all over it because when
i got back from new orleans it was very sticky and not working.
when in doubt, we blame reid. 
i put the girls in dresses because i figured we were also 
very close to bass pro so we could stop by and
see the easter bunny.
we ended up skipping bass pro and going to the mall instead
because our cable store was literally in the parking lot of the mall.
when we walked in brette was like - where are we? is this a theatre?
i guess i didn't realize but i don't think we've really been to the mall
since she was a baby and she had no clue what it was. 
my kid doesn't know what the mall is?  crazy.
it was great timing getting there as early as we did because 
there was only one  other person in line.
we were able to get a quick
pic with the easter bunny and get out.
i felt a little bad because reid was seriously scared and 
even brette was like, um no, i do not want to go sit by him.
i managed to talk her into it, but reid screamed her head off the whole time.
maybe next year we'll get a smile???

sunday morning was busy.
both girls were up around 7 so 
we had to do easter baskets right away.

we planned to make it to 8:30 mass,
but by the time we did baskets, hunted for eggs,
ate a traditional easter breakfast of hot-cross buns and got
everyone in there sunday best, it was 9:45.
(i might have also stopped off to look at facebook for a bit. 
i don't mind giving it up for lent, but it didn't take me long to log back in.)
the next mass was at 10:00, but i knew we wouldn't get a seat, so
we drove out to the other catholic church where they had mass at 10:30.
we were there 30 minutes early, so 
i let the girls run around in the gym
while ronnie saved us seats.
basically i was two hours late to church, but
 it ended up working out really well. 
we were home in time for lunch and nap.
ronnie's sister and her family came over 
around 3:00 when the girls were getting 
up and we had a nice ham dinner with all the fixins'.
i made my mom's prune cake with pioneer woman's glaze for dessert 
and i have to say - it was amazing.
i recommend you make it and just tell the kids it's spice cake.
believe me, they'll love it. 

i don't put nuts in mine and i baked it for 50 minutes.
you can find the glaze here.
ree calls it icing, but really its not.

i hope you had a wonderful easter!

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