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My childhood friend Nancy’s family has a tradition of celebrating Easter one day early. This year we joined them.  I am amazed at how the family of 5, that I grew up being an extended part of, has grown to an Easter dinner group of 18 family members, including significant others!

 

Over half of the people sitting at the dinner table were young adults who have created some of their own traditions.HeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With Friends
When almost everyone is finished eating dinner, they humor themselves by removing chicks from the napkin rings and tossing them into unsuspecting diner’s glasses and plates.  My guess is that there was a time that this wasn’t okay, but it has now become a game and part of the holiday fun. HeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsAfter dinner, the elder generations (that’s me☺️) take bags full of plastic eggs, stuffed with candy and money, to the neighborhood grade school playground to be hidden.

This was the bag of eggs that I got to hide.HeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHere are my artful hiding spots… HeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With FriendsHeyGirlfriend.Net ~ Easter Weekend With Friends

After the Easter Egg hunt, everyone played an entertaining guessing game of family trivia.http://www.icr.org/article/prophecies-resurrection/

The next day, Easter Day, we celebrated over a gorgeous brunch at my sister’s sister-in-law’s home.  We had another lovely afternoon filled with great conversation and delicious food.  I tried to capture how charming everything was with my cell phone.

Desserts (not including everthing), Beverage Bar, Table Decor

In the midst of all of the fun, I am also fully cognizant of what Easter represents.  It is the day The Messiah was risen from the dead.  This fascinating article gives historical, prophetic, old testament and new testament evidence of His resurrection.

 

Easter represents the happiest and most hope filled of occasions!

 Have a Joyful heart!

7 thoughts on “Easter Weekend With Friends

  1. Nancy P says:

    Haha! The chick shenanigans are now public knowledge, so I guess that means I can no longer pretend that we have a proper Easter dinner. 🙂 And you are quite right – it was frowned on when they were younger which makes them do it now to torment us.

    Of course your eggs were the most artistically placed.

    Thank you for spending part of the holiday with us! Love you!

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  2. I didn’t say my eggs were the most artistically placed! But I did enjoy the artistry of where I put mine! I was cracking myself up with where I was putting them.

    Thank you for inviting me! We are so glad we were able to go!

    Love you!

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  3. Janea says:

    What a fun fun way to spend Easter. It is great when a family has so much fun together! ♥️And I was impressed with your artistic egg-placement!! XO, Janea
    http://theSTYLetti.com

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  4. Lovely celebration! So happy you were able to partake in the festivities with your childhood friends and family.
    Hiding the eggs and watching the kids scramble around is find is one of the best parts of the day along with
    all the food and conversation. So happy you included the real reason of Easter!
    He is Risen!

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    1. Val, Some of my favorite Easter memories are Easters spent with your family! 💕

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  5. Nancy says:

    What a fun, fun time! A fabulous Easter with friends and fun too!

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