Easter Weekend!

Josie fell asleep about 5 seconds after she got in the car on Thursday night. I guess she had a long day at daycare. I know the feeling.
She woke up right when she heard Andrew's voice though. Her newest tricks include climbing in and out of her chair (after only a few bumps from falling out backwards) and showing everyone where her tongue is. Both very important skills for today's society. I guess she was done posing for pictures.
I was off on Friday, but it didn't feel like it. Josie and I got up extra early and went to the consignment sale at the speedway. It was really cold and we had to stand in line to get in. But it was so worth it! We got a TON of summer clothes for really cheap! I love a good deal! I wanted to get her some outside toys, but those were picked over by all the volunteers (thanks Tiff.) But we did get a couple and Tiffany let us buy one of the slides she had bought. We were there for FOUR hours! I know that is ridiculous, but I really do love those sales!

Then Andrew and I thought we would drive to Whole Foods that afternoon instead of going on Saturday. Bad move. We sat in traffic for 2 1/2 hours on the way home. I hate Atlanta. I wish they would build a Whole Foods on our side of town, but until then, we'll keep making the weekly trek up there. Josie sported her shades on the way up. She's such a diva.On Saturday, Darlene and I took Josie to Sunnyside First Baptist Church for their egg hunt. This was the church Andrew grew up in. It's in the smallest town I've ever seen. If you blink you really might miss it. But in true southern style, there are 2 big churches right across the street from each other.
Josie wasn't sure what to do, but she figured it out. She wanted to get all the grass out of her basket. And she was the cutest baby there. And yes, we do match and yes I do that on purpose. I know that's really lame, but she's my little lady so I don't care if it's silly. Andrew's Maw Maw and Paw Paw are buried at the church. Maw Maw died a couple years before we brought Josie home, but she would have loved her to pieces. I fully believe that Maw Maw helped God pick Josie out for us.
Saturday night was had a bunch of friends over and it was SO much fun! I didn't realize how much I missed hanging out with friends. We have some really awesome couples in our lives and I can't wait to spend more time with them! I think they all need to move to Hampton. We cooked out then all the guys went trailing (I guess they like to have near death experiences) then played some cards (and screamed like girls). All the girls just talked the whole time. It was amazing. Our kids were laying flat on the floor with exhaustion, but we weren't done hanging out so they just had to tough it out. Maybe we'll get a babysitter next time!
And now, some Easter Pictures...

Josie and GracieAfter looking at our Easter pictures, I now know why my back hurts all the time. Josie better grow a couple inches before I end up with a serious hunchback.We are so cute!Avery was eyeballing Josie's eggs.This was right before Josie had a meltdown. She had a late night on Saturday then didn't feel it was necessary to take a nap on Sunday. Needless to say, she was not in the best mood.All I want is ONE picture of the two of us with her smiling. However, this is what I get. Close enough.Josie has some big muscles!

Easter was great. We love being with family, but next year I'm making sure Josie gets a nap.


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