{happy easter!}

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“hope anchors the soul”
Hebrews 6:19

Easter really is a holiday about hope and it’s definitely worthy of good celebration! This year J and I hosted for his family. One sis traveled from the Cities while another came with her husband from the Fargo area. It was a cozy little holiday and Rue loved all the people over to play with! For the meal we made ham with a honey-brown sugar-mustard glaze, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, and the Pioneer Woman’s dressing (which was delicious – and definitely added to the list of go-to’s for homemade recipes). J’s sis made homemade cheesecake for dessert and we ate and drank to our content.

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attempts at an easter photo 

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After hours of visiting and one sis hit the road, the four of us naturally turned to appropriate Spring conversations: our gardens and camping trips. It was a lovely day and after everyone had gone home and the house was quiet, we enjoyed solitude well spent – even Rue! She was tuckered out and camped out on our bed to rest. One more check on making a house a home: hosting holidays.

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5 Replies to “{happy easter!}”

    1. Ah! that sounds awful! It is starting to look like spring here, though we’re due for a dip in temps again starting tonight :S Can’t wait for full fledged spring and summer!

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