I think of Easter baskets at my grandparents' house, with all my younger cousins running around enthusiastically searching for the one with their name on it.
I think of family dinners at my other grandparents' house, complete with ham, deviled eggs, beer and games, lots of games: board games, card games, pool tournaments.....
I think of pretty dresses (on other people- I never remember getting a new Easter dress), the Catholic church I grew up attending and that overzealous family that always parked themselves in the very front pew (good thing they were there, the whole congregation followed their lead on the whole sit, stand, kneel business, if it wasn't for them we all would have been going up and down like preschoolers playing a rousing game of musical chairs).
I think of new green grass, daffodils, tulips and flowering trees with delicate blooms.
I think of bunnies, of course. And birds; little chirpy ones.
I think of the 10 years that I
I think of spring and everything it means to me, which is in short, A GIANT RELIEF THAT WINTER IS FINALLY OVER.
Thanks to my new life as wife and mother, I now get to create these memories for my family (with the exception of the crappy job ones). I get to make the egg hunts, new outfits (no one got any), church, and family dinners happen for my kids and husband. That responsibility is such a blessing in my life.
I have lots of my typical crap planned for you all this week, complete with a new "Fashion with Thing 1" post and a series of posts on the redesign of my living room (wheeeeee!). Can you stand the excitement?? Stay tuned!
Peace, Love and Unicorns,