Weekend Recap – April 8, 2017

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As usual, this was a busy weekend. It was also filled with fun activities.

Saturday I had planned on staying home to catch up on projects and cleaning around the house. But my oldest daughter decided to take the older kids to audition for a play being put on by our local art facility. Right before the audition we discovered that the girls would not be able to participate due to obligations with their baton troup. However, Dylan was able to audition and was chosen to play the part of Avery, the brother, in Charlotte’s Web. He is very excited.

During their auditions, I was summoned to my youngest daughter’s work.  She wanted me to bring the 2 year old over to meet the Easter Bunny for the first time. I relunctally agreed and what should have taken no more than an hour actually took about 3.


We stood in a long line waiting our turn to sit in the Easter Bunny’s lap. While Zayden behaved wonderfully, the children in front of us and behind us were not behaving quite as well. After waiting in line for a least 1/2 hour we finally made it to the large, furry creature. Of course, Zayden refused to sit on his lap or beside him. He clung to me and refused to even look at him or thank him for the candy filled eggs. So much for pictures.

Next we ventured outside where a large garden mower was pulling make-shift “barrel” cars for a train ride. We again stood in line for this although not as long.  Since Zayden is too young to ride by himself, I rode with him.  Next year one of the older kids will have to go with us. My legs just don’t raise high enough to get in and out of the those barrels, but it was a nice little ride. So much for pictures though.  (This is not the actual ride, but it looked very close to this.)

We then went into the restaurant where mom works as a waitress/hostess and she bought our meal. I’ll have to say we were both hungry by then.

Zayden went to sleep on the way home and slept for about 3 hours after we got there. This wore him out.



Sunday afternoon, we celebrated the 10th birthday of one of granddaughters. It continued to be warm and we were able to have this outside. I was able to get several pictures of this activity.

It was a weekend full of activity and family fun.

What was your weekend like?

Author: perilin

Hello, My name is Linda; I am a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. I am a retired Intervention Specialist or in layman's terms, a special education teacher. I spent 25+ years teaching and I couldn't have asked for a better more rewarding career. My husband and I have four children, 3 girls and 1 boy. They have blessed us with 12 beautiful grandchildren. We also have 1 great-grandsons and 3 great-granddaughters. As you can tell, we love large families. I enjoy sewing, crafting, reading and photography. You can see my work on my facebook page, Perilin Creations. Just recently I have started a Twitter and Instagram account. They are not fully being utilized yet but I hope to remedy that in the near future. As this blog progresses, I plan on infusing it with inspiration and spiritual encouragement. I plan on giving reviews on the books that I read and maybe you can join me with the books that interest you. I hope you enjoy my blog and I look forward to hearing from you.

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