Showing posts from April, 2014

7 Quick Takes Friday - April 25, 2014

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Happy Easter Octave! He is risen!

Horrible blogger here. Just not enough hours in the day lately.

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We had a lovely Easter. I was sent into a tizzy the Thursday before by two vomiting children, thinking that we'd have to cancel hosting Easter dinner, but they recovered the next day, and everyone stayed healthy throughout the weekend.

Easter Mass was lovely, and everything turned out well for Easter dinner. I made Rainbow Jell-O again, and despite some mishaps it came out pretty well:

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Collin's grandmother wasn't feeling well and couldn't make it, but the rest of our family was able to come, and they all seemed to enjoy the dinner and spending time with the kids. Even Violet, who was going out of her way to use Grandpa as a jungle gym:

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I didn't do very well with my Lenten committments - turns out our parish Stations of the Cross were at 5pm, not 7pm, so I never made it to one of th…