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Easter Sunday

by Meghann on April 12, 2009

Happy Easter everyone!

It has been a non-stop day for me that started at 7:30 this morning when I awoke in Tampa. I had to book it to the other side of the state to spend Easter with my family so I made sure to wake up extra early to enjoy a nice breakfast with Derek.

I taught him how to make Waffle French Toast, where you basically use eggos in the place of bread for French Toast.

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I had Strawberries on top of mine with a nice juicy Pear on the side.

I was excited to be able to drive home to spend Easter with my family. It’s actually the first Easter I have been home in 6 years! For some reason Easter was never a big enough holiday in my head to make the long drive home, but this year since I live so close and all four of my siblings were going to be in town I knew I had to be there.

My parents had made each of an Easter Basket to enjoy. I love Easter Baskets!

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Mine had a Dove Dark Chocolate Bunny, Sour Patch Kids, a couple of eggs filled with assorted chocolates and 2 of my favoritest scones in the whole world. My parents know me so well!!

Of course I had to dig into my basket for a little snack. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I had about 1/4 of a Scone, my Chocolate Bunny’s Head and a mini Sugar Cookie.

This year the whole family was getting together at my Grandma’s House for Easter Lunch. My Grandma baked a ham and everyone brought a side dish.

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I filled my plate to the brim with some amazing grub. I liked how there were plenty of veggies to choose from, I just wish they didn’t taste like they were all covered in butter.

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I enjoyed a Sam Adams Winter Lager while chatting with the family.

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I also had a homemade Peanut Butter Cookie and a small piece of Carrot Cake for dessert.

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Kelly and I had fun telling out 15.4 mile Trail Race Tale.

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She says she is a little sore, but recovering just fine. I think I almost have her talked into running the Disney Marathon with me in January. ๐Ÿ˜‰

After dessert it was time to hide eggs for the little ones.

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Can you get any cuter then this?

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My Dad thought it would be fun to have an Adult Easter Egg Hunt as well.

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No eggs needed for this one.

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I did manage to steal a Reeses Egg from one of the younger one’s easter basket.

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I may have managed to steal a couple more as well. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I was stuffed the rest of the day and around 8:00 when I was ready for a light dinner all I wanted was Almond Butter.

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I slathered Almond Butter on a Whole Wheat English Muffin with Strawberries on top and had an Orange and Carrots on the side with a dollop of Almond Butter. It was exactly what I was craving.

I hope every one had a wonderful Easter! My eyes are drooping and I am in desperate need of some sleep. I was surprised how great my legs felt today, I am actually very excited to get up tomorrow and complete an easy 4 miles run.

Good Night Everyone!

1 zestycook April 12, 2009 at 7:50 pm

Happy Easter Meg! Looks like you h ad a wonderful day!

2 Betsy April 12, 2009 at 7:55 pm

Mmmm those scones look good!! And the little girls are too cute. Looks like a great Easter. ๐Ÿ™‚

3 Mica April 12, 2009 at 7:55 pm

Okay, this Easter celebration looks majorly awesome in every way. I think my favorite picture were the severed chocolate bunny ears. So tasty!

4 janeexplained April 12, 2009 at 8:04 pm

Man! I want to do Easter at your Grandma’s house next year!

5 Lindsey (Mrs. LC) April 12, 2009 at 8:05 pm

Aw, how adorable are those little girls! Glad you had a great time with your family – in my mind there is absolutely nothing better than quality time with the fam. ๐Ÿ™‚

6 Melissa April 12, 2009 at 8:06 pm

Happy easter. I really enjoyed ready about your trail adventure! Congrats for being so pain free! an ibuprofen never hurts!

7 Meg April 12, 2009 at 8:10 pm

Yeah for Easter and family! Easter baskets are the best.

8 FoodsThatFit April 12, 2009 at 8:11 pm

Look at you beautiful ladies!!! I miss you! Glad to hear you are recovering well ๐Ÿ™‚

9 Nicole April 12, 2009 at 8:12 pm

Your Easter egg hunt looks fun ๐Ÿ™‚ I still love them!

10 VeggieGirl April 12, 2009 at 8:15 pm

Loving the waffle french toast and SWEET POTATO!! ๐Ÿ˜€

We had an Easter egg hunt today too!!

11 Erin April 12, 2009 at 8:22 pm

I love your Easter celebration. I had that exact bunny in my Easter basket…I always feel bad lopping off the head!
Lovely meal though and dinner too. I love almond butter!

12 Amelia April 12, 2009 at 8:23 pm

Happy Easter! Love your Dad’s idea of the adult egg hunt! ๐Ÿ™‚
The dresses you and your sis are wearing are so cute!

13 jenngirl April 12, 2009 at 8:28 pm

You have such a lovely family! What a sweet Easter basket, and your dad’s version of an “adult easter egg hunt” is right up my alley ๐Ÿ˜‰

Glad you’re feeling strong after your race this weekend!

14 Melissa S. April 12, 2009 at 8:36 pm

what a great easter! and i love the adult hunt! that rocks!

love the ab at dinner…love love love.

glad you’re recovering well from that race! i’m glad it went so well!

15 Lyss April 12, 2009 at 8:39 pm

What a wonderful family celebration! You and your sister are so beautiful!

16 Alison April 12, 2009 at 9:02 pm

Great pics. I love the idea of waffle french toast.

17 Sarah W. April 12, 2009 at 9:03 pm

hahahaha your dad is awesome!!! adult easter hunt is my kind of hunt!!!!!

18 marafaye April 12, 2009 at 9:06 pm

Happy Easter!!! I absolutely love the adult egg hunt!!!

19 Sharon April 12, 2009 at 9:41 pm

Oh my gosh, that easter egg hunt is so much fun|!

20 Derek April 12, 2009 at 10:02 pm

haha, your dad’s a genius!

21 Brooke April 12, 2009 at 10:51 pm

When does Derek get to go to family events ๐Ÿ™‚
Looks like such a fun day! How do you keep your hair so nice in Florida? Mine gets so frizzy!

22 bobbi April 12, 2009 at 11:29 pm

cute pics, love the “adult” easter egg hunt ๐Ÿ™‚ I am catching up on blogs, great job on the 15 miler you guys are AWESOME!

23 EatingRD April 12, 2009 at 11:55 pm

What a great easter! Looks like fun. I love waffled french toast. I make a pumpkin version and I use cinnamon swirl bread and put it in the waffle iron to get crispy, yum! awesome race.

-kristen

24 snackface April 13, 2009 at 12:04 am

Haha I love the naughty adult egg/liquor hunt. That kills me! Oooo I want everything you’ve eaten today. It all looks so great!

It seems as though you’ve had a fabulous weekend! Hope you have a solid start to the week ๐Ÿ™‚

25 runsarah April 13, 2009 at 12:17 am

Sounds like a wonderful easter! Too fun with the mini-liquor hunt!

26 christine April 13, 2009 at 1:45 am

I am glad I just found your blog today…it is always inspirational to see girls my age staying so healthy and keeping up with running…it’s just what I need to keep up my own sometimes! I also live vicariously through you being in Florida- I just moved away from Orlando and miss it terribly, and I can’t wait until I can move back after I’m done with law school.
Happy Easter and I look forward to reading more!

27 Erica April 13, 2009 at 5:52 am

hahaha- the adult easter hunt is such a good idea! I think the best meals happen when everyone brings a little special something! Your plate looks delicious! Sam Adams winter ale is my favorite beer! Hope you have a good Monday!

28 Lauren April 13, 2009 at 7:49 am

What a fabulous idea for an adult easter hunt – I might steal that for next year ๐Ÿ˜‰

The kids are adorable, and the food looks tasty! Looks like you had a great Easter.

29 iowagirleats April 13, 2009 at 8:28 am

OMG adult easter egg hunt – fabulous!!

30 Hangry Pants April 13, 2009 at 8:39 am

Love the adult Easter hunt.

I loved your race recap. They are always such fun to read. It looked like such a fun time.

31 Quinn April 13, 2009 at 8:52 am

Sounds like you had a fabulous Easter weekend! Adult Easter Egg Hunt? Awesome!

32 Kelsey April 14, 2009 at 12:16 am

your sister looks just like Caitlin!

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