Marley's fourth birthday was yesterday!
She is such a tease though!
(one week from today!)
Never asked about her parents.
She's not that attached to us.
She just knows a good time when it comes along.
Actually, last year there were three, a mother, father and a baby.
We think the father got hit by a car and now it's the mother and child...though they look the same now.
We even went to their roosting grounds a couple of times and watched them land in droves.
It was amazing.
Nathan and I danced in the living room.
Nathan hates to dance but he dances with me when we are alone.
He's a good dancer.
Slow dancing is wonderful when you are pregnant.
The next morning we took our time getting ready and eating breakfast and just chatting without interruption.
Around 10:30 we sent a text to Lil's family and said we were on our way and would be there in about 30 minutes.
When we got there, Punkie did not want to leave. So we just stayed and visited with Robin and Eric.
They are good friends!
Marley finally relented around noon.
We went off to a garden center and bought 7, 40 lb. bags of bagged manure/compost.
We hit up Taco Bell for lunch and headed to the park to eat it.
Marley played at the park while Nathan and I sat on a bench, ate and talked some more.
I love talking to that guy.
When we got home the Easter Bunny had come!
He left a basket of goodies for Marley on the couch.
Don't read the directions and just put the dye pellets in pure vinegar.
We ended up wiping the layer of color off and dying them again.
It was weird.
Then we had nap/quiet time.
Marley refuses to take naps, planned anyway.
Sometimes she passes out on the couch.
So, she went in her room for quiet time.
I took a nap.
I'm no dummy!
Nathan went and hid all the eggs real and plastic in the back yard.
After nap/quiet time Nathan went in and excitedly told Marley that he had went out to the garden to work and found somethings! He told her to come and that she had better bring her Easter basket!
She was SO excited!
She loved hunting.
Though she never looked for anything close to her.
She was always looking across the yard or in the distance.
So, she was running back and forth, back and forth.
It was funny!
Sunday morning we got ready for church and had a wonderful Sabbath Easter.
Our dinners lately have been light and easy.
Seriously, I think last week we had stove popped popcorn for dinner at least a couple of times.
Popcorn is a super food, did you know?
Just a few of it's magical powers.
NO acid re-flux.
Thankfully these light easy dinners have been satisfying and even appreciated by all three of us.
Our Easter feast was the Bisquick Strawberry Shortcake recipe.
And for dessert on Easter...what else....blue Robbin eggs.
We love you all!