Our wonderful Easter began just right with a few toys and treats tucked into giant Easter eggs:
But the fun really started after breakfast, when we headed outside to hunt for the rest of the eggs:
(There would be more photos of Justin, but he spent the entire day running around at top speed. A blur in every photo!)
The rest of the day was filled with outdoor fun with cousin Emily:
And lots of stories, too!
Our continuing lake adventures… Week 2 begins!
Tamsin was very excited to test out the little tractor
And cousin Ethan (and Alex and Emma) joined us for the week
But we were even more excited to have Daddy back!
Everyone went up the hill for some more blueberry picking
Which some of us loved more than we let on
Justin spent an afternoon flying his kite with Granddad
And there was always plenty of hammock time for all!
Justin, as always, spent a lot of time driving tractors
And Tamsin got to ride them for the first time – she loved it!
Justin also beat everyone at Settlers of Catan…
There were even a few quiet moments squeezed in between all that fun!
We’re back from two weeks at the lake (for 3 of us, anyway – Chad had to work the first week…)
We jumped right in to our vacation
Went for a paddle down the lake
And enjoyed a little photo shoot on the dock
Day two started with breakfast on the dining porch
And a taste of the ground cover
Followed by a brief stay in baby jail (ok, ok, it was for safety reasons while the grownups built a bunk bed)
And rock sampling
Ending with an impromptu dance on the dock at sunset
Violet (and family) came, and sang selections from The Sound of Music
And watched waves crash!
Brian and Hazel also enjoyed the dock
Hammock time, blueberry picking and duck watching rounded out the week.