Happy Easter, Mama!

March 23, 2008 at 8:12 pm | Posted in family, Video | 4 Comments

My mother has been anticipating Easter for weeks now, starting to ask us what our plans to celebrate the holiday were back in late February — would we like to spend Easter with her? At her house? At our house? Could we have ham?

If it wasn’t for her, I don’t think Sean and I would notice that today was Easter. I told my mother that Yes we would love to celebrate with her, and Yes she could come stay the night to wake up to a proper Easter, with baskets for the dogs from the Easter bunny.

I have to admit, I was not looking forward to this weekend.

Easter Shmeester, I said.

When I picked her up last night after work, she said, “I’ve been packing here and there for a few days now.” I could tell she was really looking forward to celebrating with us (she even wrote out a grocery list), and her excitement was contagious; I started to get more and more excited about the weekend.

And for good reason. This weekend with the three of us (+ dogs) has been absolutely phenomenal. We had way too much fun and I ended up taking 733 pictures.

Here are a few of them:

We cooked breakfast, and Easter dinner. We watched movies and went walking at the beach. We laughed all weekend and had a great time just hanging around spending time together. I felt like a kid again having my mom here to spend the holiday, and she seemed to glow with happiness.

I hope your Easter was just as lovely.


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  1. Aw. What a sweet post. I love the photos, happy easter!

  2. I just want to say that your mom looks so beautiful. Happy easter!

  3. Laur, You mom is a beautiful person!! Love radiates from her.. You and Carrie I think know the blessing you have from her being your mom.. You will never forget this weekend nor will she.. The happiness is just pouring out of her. I think what I love about her the most is her pure heart.. Thanks for sharing.. you may have given her a weekend away, but she has given you the privledge of giving back to her, all the love she as given to you.. Im so very proud of you and Carrie that you turned out to be such beautiful people and I give all that credit to your loving mom.. Love, A.Sanny P.S Sean that goes for you too.. Your a wonderful man!!.. 🙂

  4. She has such a beautiful smile! I’ve never seen a photo of her not smiling! You’re very blessed to have her for your mom. 🙂

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