Just a smidgen of what we did:
With the Franklins:
Afternoon at Ikea, including copious amounts of Frozen yogurt, and half a suitcase full of colorful plastic dinnerware.
A game of Beyond Balderdash
Easter Egg hunt with 58 eggs
Lots of Pushing children on a Rope Swing
A late night episode of BBC's "Planet Earth"
Triple Chocolate Brownies
amazing soup called "Pho" (pronounced "Fu" as in fudge) courtesy of my brother Jason
An unfinished game of chess with Grandpa Franklin
Lots of listening to Grandpa Franklin's endless supply of jokes
raiding Jason's treat cupboard
racing home from Ikea in the Mustangs (okay, Jason wasn't really racing, but we still won)
A game of Life-Sponge Bob style, with Niece Olivia, who felt a bit left out when the two boy cousins spent all week playing cars.
With the Fitzgeralds:
A late night rendezvous at the SLC airportAnd of course, there were a million more things we did, and we loved seeing everyone and were so grateful that everyone was so accommodating and we miss them already. There are pictures and more details we want to share, but that will have to wait. Tomorrow a new quarter begins and we must be off to bed.
Lots of girl bonding time for the sisters and Nana Fitz
A game of Uno Attack that turned into a game of Russian Roulette with the Uno attack card dispenser
Brownies and Vanilla ice cream
Lunch at the UVSC culinary school
In the house Easter egg hunt for kiddos both old and young
Easter Service that included piano duet by the QB and her youngest sister and an amazing talk on the atonement by sister Amy.
Easter Dinner with Family and Friends and strawberry shortcake
A trip to Smart Cookie for ice cream sandwiches
Yummy Pupusas compliments of Amy, recently returned Missionary
Shopping trip to buy cute matching shirts for family pictures
An afternoon Family photo shoot with the Fitzgeralds.
Feeding the Horses apples, carrots and, of course, Hay.
Mr. Baseball's first time watching the original Star Wars trilogy
Laughing, and sleeping, through Enchanted