How Was Your Easter?

We always spend Easter at my parent’s house. This year my mom and daughter decided on several new recipes for dinner. I mentioned them in my last post. Our ham, green beans & candied yams turned out delicious as always. The new recipes weren’t all a hit with us. 😕 The shrimp pasta primavera dish would have been good with less lemon zest. ll The potato & asparagus side dish was a little too spicy and had too much dressing. We won’t be making it again at all. 😣 The lemon mousse was delicious and super lemony. I think next time I’ll have the berries on the side. I did strawberries in the main dessert, but I made my mom 2 single servings with kiwi. I think it would be delicious with blueberries also. I didn’t get any pictures of our dinner table, but here are our desserts.
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From left to right my daughter made homemade chocolate cupcakes, my mom made strawberry jello pie, lemon mousse with kiwi for mommy, and my lemon mousse with strawberries.
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Closeup of those cupcakes. They were amazing! The cupcake was the perfect deep chocolate that every cupcake should be and her icing was a little salty to balance all that sweetness. You should all be a little jealous. 😉
Here are a few more photos from Easter.

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The evening before Easter there was much to be done, so I got my trusty wine glass out and cooked up a storm while drinking our homemade peach raspberry sangria. (an entire bottle) 😂😂😂 oh my! Everything turned out delicious, so my wine doused love must have worked! 😍

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The kids are getting older (16 & soon to be 20) and they asked for very specific candy this year. Snickers for my little man and jolly ranchers & caramel cream eggs for my girly.

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Feeling fancy. I literally only wore these shoes for this picture. We take our shoes off in the house! 😂👠

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Every year I make around 18-22 deviled eggs and every year my family complains that there are not enough. This year I made 30 eggs and these are the 2 that made it home. They were gone before we went to bed. 😮

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After dinner my hubby had to go to work (afternoon shift sucks), & my daughter went back to school so this handsome guy and I went to the park. We hiked a trail and did a little fishing before coming home and watching The Walking Dead!

GAH! A week later and I see I never posted this from my pone!!! So sorry!!!

I never actually got around to painting my nails for Easter because I was cooking up a storm  drinking a bottle of wine the night before. It was naked nails for Easter, then the next day I did these beauties.
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I started with a england fonteyne and for the stripes I used KB Shimmer vinyl decals and L’Oreal The Reign Of Studs. The half moons were made using Reign Of Studs and my trusty masking fluid Digital Nails Questionable Browser History.

  • You can find a-england at many shops. Their website has a great list.
  • KB Shimmer has a great webstore and an etsy store! I think they sell on Amazon also! I’ll have to check and get back to you on that one.
  • I think I have seen L’Oreal in every drug store/big box store out there. It’s a great and readily available brand! Having trouble? Find it here.

Next post will be what I wore for my daughter’s 20th birthday dinner!!! I’m working on that manicure tonight!

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