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Monday, April 1, 2013

Celebrating Easter - Part 2

We spent Easter weekend with my in-laws at Oak Haven Resort in Sevierville, TN. The cabin was equipped with tvs, a hot tub, a pool table, and a retro video game machine over which the kids could fight. Caitlyn wanted to sleep alone, so she crashed in the hall on a love seat each night.

The day after we arrived, the resort sponsored an egg hunt complete with bounce houses, prizes, and the Easter bunny himself. Caitlyn wisely noted, "That is not the real Easter Bunny. I can see his neck." Caitlyn's cousin won the prize for most eggs in their age group, even after he shared eggs with Caitlyn! Between the hunt, the candy my sister-in-law brought for an in cabin egg hunt, and the real Easter bunny, we will have candy in our house for months to come. (Unless little man figures out a way to reach that top shelf....)

To prevent cabin fever, the parents and kids headed to The Track in Pigeon Forge.After calculating the number of points we would need to purchase to most cheaply blow our cash, we all started out with a round of mini golf. Elijah would walk to each hole and excitedly putt in his ball. He had the best score with a hole in one every time!

We were surprised when Elijah could drive by himself. All those hours of Mario Kart paid off!

We arrived home just in time to celebrate Grandpa's 80th birthday with dinner and cake at the cabin. The kids were adorable in their Easter outfits for church the next morning. The girls were excited to discover that their dresses matched. Everyone was entertained with egg hunts, egg coloring, musical parades, and random silliness.

Our immediate family had some time to kill the last day, so we visited Wonder Works in Pigeon Forge. Caitlyn and Daddy waited in line for quite a while to climb the blacklight ropes course. I stayed entertained by chasing Elijah around. We played at a fun local park until everyone was worn out enough to head back to NC.

You can see more March Easter weekend pics by clicking here and April by clicking here.


  1. Really enjoyed the pictures. Elijah was great on the go carts. What is next for the race car driver? The picture with Caitlyn in the flowed top at the cabin near entrance of resort is a classic. I would love to have a picture of that one.


  2. Forgot, first picture with Jamie and Elijah is really neat too.


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