Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Easter Weekend

Our Easter Surprise was this:
My Sister & her family came last minute to AZ and surprised us for Easter Weekend. My kids were SO excited to see cousins Ethan & baby Carson walking! This was the first time my family has ALL been together since November of 2006. 

1st Order of Business: 
 *Coloring Eggs*
Spence quickly painted all of his green so he could focus on more important things like Sun Chips 
~On Saturday we had our traditional Family BBQ at my parents. My Parents & Little Bros & Sis' set up an Egg Hunt for the grandkids. It was a beautiful day-first cold, rainy & windy in the morning but then was sunny & beautiful during the BBQ & egg hunt.~
Daylan starting off the Egg Hunt
Cousin Ethan scored!
Uncle Phylip helping Kaylea reach her Golden Egg.
Each child found their own special golden egg which had directions inside where they could find an Easter present from Grandma & Grandpa.
Then on Sunday.....
The Kids & their Easter Baskets Easter Morning
Headed to Church
Quick Picture before we went inside...of course we were running late & Tim was not too happy about me trying to get pics. Don't you love how the sun is totally blinding my poor children!

*After Church we went to my Parents for a Yummy Ham Easter Dinner. Then we headed to the Temple Grounds to get a Family Picture with the WHOLE gang. Britt's friend Jacque met us there to get some family photos because it had been 3 years since the last one that we took ALL together. 
The Younger Handsome Boys
&
The Older Handsome Boys
Ladies...the 3 in the middle are still single :)
.....*More Family Pictures coming soon*....

*I'm sure many of you have by now seen Elder Holland's Conference Talk be put to Video on YouTube. LDS Living reported that it literally became the #1 video on YouTube (in the nonprofit category) over Easter weekend. How COOL is that? See?.. The power of good is still so STRONG and it just takes more effort on our part for it to become so. 

7 comments:

Jamie Mehan said...

What a wonderful weekend, Audy... There's nothing quite like family fun. What a blessed Easter weekend with having everyone home together. Looks like the kids were having a blast, as usual. Great memories for all of you!

Callie said...

What a great Easter! How nice to be together with your whole family. I bet the kids had a blast...they looked so cute, and Spencer cracked me up with all his green eggs!!

Jen-ben said...

I love that video clip! Isn't it so fabulous!

Church Family said...

Audra, as always, when i get to catch up on your blog, it always lightens my day. thank you four putting so much of your heart and your sweet family into your posts. Always a delight.

Ezra, Kian, & Eden said...

That looks like the perfect weekend! How cool that Stephanie and her little family came to surprise you all----terrific! Love your boys' ties (Ezra has that one too). You and I just have the most perfect taste! ;)

Aleia said...

looks like your family had a Happy Easter!

Tiffany said...

Looks like a fun Easter! I bet you enjoyed your sister and her family. How are you feeling? I am sure you are looking so adorable. Have you decided on the name yet? Call me so we can get the girls together! xoxo