Hoppy Easter

March 25, 2016

What's cookin' at your house this weekend?  For us it's family visits, golf, dining in, dining out, church, choir, and a deluxe grown-up Easter egg hunt where the eggs are filled not with candy, but with money and gas cards.  Knowing that I'm sure you'll have no problem believing it's a pretty cut-throat hunt ;) 

The flowers:  I had only one calla lily this year!  Wahh.  The peonies are nearing the end of their short two week bloom.  Loved them while they lasted, but I won't miss them too much because it looks like a banner year for our wisteria. When it's in full bloom I'll get some pictures.  The roses won't be far behind.  We've started to plant the summer veggie garden--just not certain as yet how large or small it will be because we are unsure of our water ration.

The little wooden hand-painted critters are from Wendt and Kuhn from Germany.  I'm sure glad I collected them when I did, I can't afford them now.   I particularly like my lady bug band and my napkin rings.

I'm on a cooking frenzy today. The menu this weekend is pretty much the same as for every Easter weekend:  Honey-Baked Ham, Mom's California Potato Salad, William Hill's Chicken Salad, Berry Salad, Hot Crab Dip, Roasted Spring Vegetables, Stupid Good Bacon, Cowboy Cookies, Sugar Cookies, chocolate chickies, and gallons of freshly squeezed orange juice from our orange tree.  All proven family winners.

Must go--off to bake more cookies!

Happy Happy Hoppy Hoppy Easter!
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xo, Kristen

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  1. Gorgeous! I love every piece you have, with the most adorable bunch of bunnies I've ever seen!
    Those napkin rings are unique and so sweet.
    Happy Easter.

  2. Beautiful as always. Hoppy Easter to you too!

  3. Fond memories of Easters at your house! Tell everyone hello!

  4. OMG, you have the best collection of holiday accessories of anyone and you know how to use them. Your decorations are beautiful, the menu looks so good. You will have a very happy family Easter.


  5. Very lovely table!!!

  6. I have an ostrich egg too. I often use it to shape and show-off my knitted baby hats. It is the perfect size.

  7. I have an ostrich egg too. I often use it to shape and show-off my knitted baby hats. It is the perfect size.


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