Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Spring Break Recap

Spring break has come and gone, but it was great to be home. On Palm Sunday, Derrick's youngest sister was confirmed. That definetly started our Holy Week on the right focus. Her class is one that I love dearly and have become very close with. It was great to see them confirmed on Sunday. They are one of the few classes that get the concept...for the most part...and appreciate their confirmation. Her confirmation project was a banner to hang at Living Truth. Very sweet of her. She had a very fun open house, and Derrick and I were able to leave the boys at his parents' house for awhile to go to several others I had been invited to. Monday and Tuesday were rainy and cold. I was able to make it through Twilight and New Moon those days. We stayed inside and played a lot of games. We taught the boys how to play go fish, war, slap jack, and some others. It was a lot of fun because they are getting the concept of stuff like that. Of course, Hungry Hippos made the game list, also. Derrick and I also got several boxes packed and closets cleaned out.Wednesday, Matthew, Lucas, and I went to Pizza Hut for lunch. They had earned Book-It coupons for a free pizza and we cashed them in. It was a nice little date. Then, Wednesday night they had karate.

Thursday, we played in the morning and then went to the park. They road their scooters all the way there and back. It is about a 12 minute or so walk. After playing there for awhile, we came home for quiet time. That's code for "movie and mommy nap time". After quiet time, Lucas felt ill and began puking. He kept that up for about a day and a half. My parents offered to take Matthew overnight Thursday night. He right away got his back pack ready and waited by the door. After about 20 minutes of waiting, I convinced him they were going to be about another half an hour and he should sit down. When they got there, he was so excited to go. It was cute to see him get a little wind in his sails about being the only one to go to grandma and grandpa's. They brought him home later on Friday afternoon. Saturday, we worked around the house all day. We raked, cleaned up outside, and washed my car. Then we went to my parents to store some things and for lunch.

Easter was great, too. We had church, then to my grandma's and Derrick's parents. The boys had an egg hunt at each house. At the Hursts, we (Derrick and I, too) had to go on a scavenger hunt to find our Easter gifts. His mom gets teased, but she makes things like that fun. Monday, the four of us went on errands to the the Movie Tavern to see Monsters vs. Aliens. It was a lot of fun. The Movie Tavern is a restaurant in a movie theatre. We love to go there! I pray you all had a great Easter!