Happy Easter and happy Pesach to everyone celebrating this weekend! This past week was a crazy one for me. Not only were the kids out on Spring Break, I also started a new freelance job. By the time 6pm rolled around every day, I was BEAT. I’m looking forward to the kids going back to school this week so I can settle into a good working routine…but not before we stuff our faces with chocolate and eggs and ham today! I’ve been looking forward to my mom’s Easter brunch for weeks. Oh and also looking forward to spending time with my family. Of course.

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I Don’t Wanna Grow Up

We took the kiddos to Toys R Us yesterday for one last trip before the store closes. The sales aren’t particularly great yet — most things were 5-10% off, with a few items marked at 30% — but we tracked down a few good deals. It’s sad such an iconic chain is closing. I have so many memories of wandering the aisles of the store with my brother, imagining what we’d buy if we won the lottery. I guess Annie and James will be Amazon Kids instead of Toys R Us kids.

Fun Stuff

The Easter Bunny brought a few nice gifts for my kiddos.
~Annie received the first three “A Series of Unfortunate Events” books, plus this pretty “A” necklace.
~James got a Minecraft hoodie and a Tower of Terror Tsum Tsum.
~The bunny gave both kids a game called Toilet Trouble. I am not pleased with the Easter Bunny’s decision to give them this.

Happy Sunday, everyone!