Practicing for Easter

We are eggcited about Easter, that is for sure.  Ben thinks every egg has a little dinosaur inside and avery and sass want to color everything they can find, pink, so it works out.  Yesterday, we decided to do it outside, since the last few times we have turned everything in our house a different color.  This time it stayed pretty much just on the eggs.  whew.
I have tried to tell them that markers dont stay after you dye them- they wont listen...
why wont my kids wear ponytails??? it kills me.  sass cant let go of the lloyd christmas haircut for the life of her.
while we waited we painted our fingernails, naturally. we were in a coloring mood.
Picnik collage
Then ben found a roly poly and his life was complete.  (Isnt that picture so creepy with bens blue fingers! hahha! It cracks me up!)
Picnik collage
Then, they, immediately, wanted to crack them after they had been dyed to see what was inside and, maybe, eat them.  That kind of makes me gag because I am not a big hard boiled egg fan, but they like them enough to try them and then throw them away.
Overall, it was good practice.  I am sure we will have many more practice sessions to make sure we are doing it eggsactly right...


the tichenor family said...

Oh my gosh, Lloyd Christmas Haircut? That is the funniest thing I have ever read. You are awesome.

We need to dye some eggs... thanks for the reminder/inspiration mama!

Lisa said...

Love it - especially the fingernail painting!! awesome.

That Girl in Pearls said...

What a sweet post! You have such a beautiful family. What a blessing, you must be so proud! Sounds like they were certainly having a blast haha!

Hope you have a wonderful day!

That Girl in Pearls

Lifethrualinds said...

So cute...not creepy. I love them and it is amazing they will eat hard-boiled eggs. jealous. See ya'll soon!

Elise Thompson Kacal said...

Lloyd Christmas haircut! Ahahahahaha!!!

lins said...

ben could probably weigh in on the jcrew pink polish ad controversy! hahaha i laughed OUT LOUD at "ben found a roly poly and his life was complete." wish i was there to paint nails and color eggs! :( love you guys SOO MUCH!!

soraya said...

That looks very nice!

I'm also a little jealous of the nice weather;-)

Greetings from Belgium

davidhalbert said...

Kristen--- I love your blog
great addition to your family
I love you and family all
Da-- great grand dad

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