Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Easter "Bug"

I hope everyone had a nice Easter, I know I did, even though a stomach virus was going around before, during and after Easter week. 
Three of our family had it...Hubby got it yesterday. He's feeling a little better today, but is still in bed, so I'm staying close to home, putting away the last of the Easter decorations.

My sweet grandsons gave me a Gerber daisy for Easter. I still have it on the breakfast table.

The Easter bunny pancakes, I made, were a big hit with the grands. I put whipped cream on the banana tail for the five year old, and left this one with just the banana tail. The 2 yrs old grandson was in banana mode that morning...with chocolate syrup on the paws, in addition to the maple syrup. :) 
Sorry I didn't get a pic of the first one...hungry kids equal quick photos...or no photos. 
Thanks Sue for all the great ideas. 

I walked the yard this morning, looking to see how things are growing and what needed to be pruned, weeded, etc.

The earlier azaleas have finished, and the Pink Ruffles...

...the George L. Taber...

...and several others with names I've forgotten, are blooming.

The red tips are blooming and the bees' little legs are covered with pollen. I'm not a huge fan of red tips in bloom, because of the scent, but the bees don't seem to mind. 

Hostas are looking good, and I'm  hoping the caladiums will be up soon.

Last year I planted green and white ones, but this year it's Raspberry Moon and Carolyn Whorton. 

Well, that's about all. Guess I'd better go.

I really need to throw out that left over Easter egg cookie. ;) 

xo Babs

  Let's Party 
The Tablescaper ~ Seasonal Sunday
           Dwellings ~ Amaze Me Monday
      The Dedicated House ~ Make it Pretty Monday        
     Between Naps On The Porch ~ Metamorphosis Monday
A Stroll Thru Life ~ Inspire Me Tuesday
Coastal Charm ~ Nifty Thrifty Tuesday
Our Home Away From Home ~ Tuesdays at Our Home
StoneGable~ The Scoop
Savvy Southern Style ~ Wow Us Wednesday
A Southern Daydreamer ~ Outdoor Wednesday
Ivy and Elephants ~ What's It Wednesday
The Style Sisters ~ Centerpiece Wednesday
Between Naps On The Porch ~ Tablescape Thursday
The Tablescaper ~ Oh, The Places I've Been~Thursday
Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson ~ Share Your Cup Thursday
Lamberts Lately ~ Create It Thursday
Posed Perfection ~ All Things Thursday Blog Hop
My Turn for Us ~ Freedom Fridays Blog Hop
Common Ground ~ Be Inspired Friday
The Charm of Home ~ Home Sweet Home Friday
The Thrifty Groove and A La Carte ~ Thrifty Things Friday
The Dedicated House ~ Anything Blue Friday
The Jenny Evolution ~ Friday Flash Blog
Rooted in ThymeSimple and Sweet Friday