Thursday, April 27, 2017

Easter Party

Passover was pretty great. Then came Easter, with even more food and frolic.

I always take 89 to see the Easter Bunny, although looking back through the blog I'm realizing that I don't always post the photo, which is a damn shame. Here's her pic from this year; the bunny had two settings: 1) immediately let 89 step off their lap and sit as far away from them as possible, or, 2) hold 89 by the entire body so that only her head, a swatch of her bunny shirt, and one dangling leg are visible. Here's option 2 at work. VM tried to get a photo of option 1, but my enormous arse was in the shot and there's no reason to go there.


Since this is one bit of tardiness I can assuage easily, here are the bunny photos from the last two years.

2016 was THE BEST. I could tell the bunny was up for it, so I told them that 89 would squirm, but not bite and that I was going to toss 89 over. The bunny caught her like a champ and the moment of the catch, inclusive of 89's ears blowing in the wind of the fan meant to keep the bunny cool, was captured.


2015 was a rookie mistake on my part. 89 was dressed as a bunny, which does not read well in a photo- particularly under duress. Also, why dress like a bunny when you're visiting the bunny? We've since learned that homage, not imitation, is key.


But, I digress. This year 89's Easter basket was filled with stuffed peeps and an extra bunny outlier. They currently all still exist, although I don't think any of the peeps have their squeakers anymore and most are missing their stuffing. There's a really funny video of the basket attacking 89 if you're so inclined.


On the way to VM & OD's we stopped at our regular holiday flower spot to pick up some buds that color-coordinated with my #1 bud.


Because if not on all days, at least on holidays you should eat dessert with every meal: these are the Peaceful Provisions donuts we shared in the a.m.: Ferrera Rocher donut, cannoli donut, rainbow donut. Not pictured: their vanilla pudding/cereal donut I glommed all to myself the day before.


For dinner, VM was at it again with Follow Your Heart's vegan egg; this time, baked ziti.


I ate about 75% of it.


For dinner dessert, we had bunny-shaped rainbow cookies from Sweet Maresa because the only thing better than rainbow cookies are rainbow cookies shaped like bunny rabbits.


and, finally, a shot of 89's bunny-themed ensem for the day.


Hope your holidays were enjoyed as well!

8 comments:

  1. Well HELLO! I don't think I have been here before but I am glad I found you! We have a handful of friends in common! Would LOVE to be blogging buddies!!! Your dog is adorable and your food AWESOME!!!!

    Jennifer
    http://MyBlissfulJourney.com

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    1. Hi and nice to *meet* you! Let's definitely be friends. xo

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  2. 89's picture with her basket is so adorable!

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    1. Thank you :-) The video is even funnier!

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  3. This is how up on holidays I am. "How did Abby and 89 have Easter already when it's not until...oh." Baked ziti sounds soooo good.

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    1. Did you have any idea traditional ziti had eggs in it? Eggs are so sneaky and weird.

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  4. This post is too cute! I'm a big fan of 89's 2016 easter pic, good job! That ziti looks amazing too and I was always excited looking at pics from Peaceful Provisions but now that I've actually tried their doughnuts I'm even more excited when I see them on your bog because they're SO FREAKING GOOD!

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    1. It's kinda hard to keep up with PP because they're always making new ones that I love! Thanks for the bunny props and that ziti was so good!!

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