Easter round up

It’s been a busy Easter weekend for us and despite a lot of in between bits where I spent an exhaustingly drawn out period of time listening to JJ ask me “what can we do now?”, here are some of the more fun things we got up to:

On Easter Saturday we went to Osterley House and Park for one of the National Trust/Caburys Easter Egg Trails (and yes I realised I have spawned a miniature Bob the Builder here):

Boys Osterley Easter Egg Hunt 3

Boys Osterley Easter Egg Hunt 2

Boys Osterley Easter Egg Hunt 1

Then on Easter Sunday came a little Easter Egg hunt at my mum & dad’s house:

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TTFB Easter Round Up

023Here at TTFB (Then The Fun Began) we like a bit of chocolate. I say ‘we’, the children in particular like to indulge! As we’re pretty secular people Easter then, like for so many others I’m sure, becomes a festival of the egg-shaped variety.

I have to admit that I’ve had a bit of an epic fail on the Easter crafts front and just oohed and aahed in awe at all the lovely stuff all you talented people have been up to (footprint chick cards, toilet roll Easter bunnies and chocolate nest cakes to name a few!). Fortunately my munchkins don’t know any different so they were just happy to be introduced to the concept of the Easter bunny (although the thought of a giant bunny lurking around your house after dark apparently does have sinister overtones…).

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Word of the week: Outside!

sunshine

Isn’t it amazing how a little bit of sunshine can turn your life around in 24 hours? Last weekend we had two outings – one to Fisher’s Farm Park and one to Hampton Court (post to follow!) and on Monday we were very kindly invited over to a friend’s house to take part in a little impromptu Easter Egg Hunt in their garden, which will be the first of three for the munchkins! (God help us when the chocolate *really* kicks in!!).

My mum also took the pair of them to Alice Holt Forest on Wednesday morning for a picnic and apparently the place was heaving! She was relieved that they had arrived relatively early because cars were literally being turned away by the time they left.

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