10 AM: begin sewing pants for little A’s Easter ensemble.
2 PM: realize I need a zipper. Run to fabric store with both boys (can’t fit A into cart with little O’s car seat…so he walks…a disaster waiting to happen)…(Jon is at a film shoot).
3 PM: stop off at Target for last minute Easter candy. Scour the isles as for anything decent but find that everything is cleaned out (was harder to find a parking place than on Christmas Eve).
4:30 PM: go over to Costco to purchase fixings for an Easter dinner salad. Grab a couple of hot dogs for A and I on the way out.
5:00 PM: head home.
8:00 PM: put little A to bed.
9:00 PM: work on helping baby O feel comfortable whilst teething.
10:00 PM: baby O finally falls asleep. Boil eggs while getting back to work on little A’s pants.
11:30 PM: finish A’s pants.
Midnight: start baby O’s jumper.
1:00 AM: crash.
April 12, Easter Day:
9:00 AM: dress little A for church. find out his pants are too large…but too darling to take off (didn’t I try them on him last night?).
9:30 AM: back to work on finishing up baby O’s jumper. Finish everything but the buttons….so I safety pin them on for the time being.
10: 55 AM: pile in the car and head to church.
11: 10 AM: walking into chapel, late, little A’s yells “Mom, my pants are falling down!”. Scoop up little A who’s pants are down to his knees, and head to the back of the chapel.
12:00 PM: relax and enjoy remembering the reason for Easter.
2:00 PM: race home from church. Jon dyes eggs with little A while I spray paint Easter pails with black chalkboard paint.
3:00 PM: paint wooden staking dolls in different colors (which are to be our “plastic egg” containers for candy and bunny grahams).
4:00 PM: Easter supper at Uncle Doug’s.
8:00 PM: Googgle chat with grandma and grandpa.
9:00 PM: boys to bed
10:00 PM: watch episodes of the Office with Jon.
2:00 AM: stay up way to late blogging about day.
2:30 AM: crash.