The Bunny…The Bunny…

When my oldest son was a toddler, Veggie Tales was a popular cartoon.  We watched all of their episodes and listened to their music.  One of their Easter songs was about eating too much Easter candy, a chocolate bunny in particular.  To this day, I can’t see a bunny or think about the Easter Bunny without hearing ” the bunny, the bunny, woh I ate the bunny, I didn’t eat my soup or my bread just the bunny, the bunny…..”.  Well, today was the annual Easter Egg Hunt and now I have that song stuck in my head!

My oldest thought he was a little too old for the festivities, so he didn’t end up in front of the camera.  My middle child was digging the Easter Bunny!

This year, there was a special golden egg for each age group.  Well, since there was only one golden egg out on the floor, I figured it was probably worth something special.  I walked over and told my middle child “Be quiet about his like a secret, but when they say go, run out and get the golden egg”.  He whispered back “Ok, I see it!”  Then he yells (mind you my ear is right by his face) “Why should I go after the golden egg?”  So much for the secret!!  Finally when it was his turn, they made them stand facing away from the eggs, hid the golden egg and yelled “Go”.  He turned, quickly scanned the eggs and took off running as fast as his little body would go.  Score!  He made it to the Golden Egg first! He took first place for the amount of eggs collected and got a special prize for the Golden Egg.

His little sister wasn’t quite sure about the Easter Bunny, but enjoyed the egg hunt.

This seems to be the magical year for all of her holidays.  She was a little too young last year to fully enjoy them.  She didn’t win any prizes because she was too interested in telling us the color of every egg she picked up before putting it in the bucket.  After looking through her eggs, she was off to get a pink bunny painted on her cheek!

I look around the room at the smiles on my 3 children, the bunnies painted on 2 of their cheeks and the big chocolate bunny my oldest won and think Life Is Good………and………”the bunny, the bunny, woh I ate the bunny…..”. :)

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26 Responses to “The Bunny…The Bunny…”

  1. Laura Rauch says:

    Wow great colors!!!!! Looks like a lot of fun!

  2. Crissie says:

    Looks like FUN Kari! Love the face painting shot. xoxox

  3. Kelsey says:

    These are so sweet!

  4. Looks like they were having a great time!

  5. Cute pics, cute kids :)

  6. Kim K. says:

    Looks like they had a great time!!!

  7. These are splendid! Darling kids :)

  8. Melissa says:

    My kiddos love face painting too — such fun!

  9. toki says:

    Awww, these so GREAT! Thank you for sharing!!!

  10. mrsjling says:

    Very cute photos! Love the first one!

    And thanks for stopping by my blog today :-)
    Love/mrsjling

  11. Christy says:

    I love a good egg hunt, and you caught it perfectly! Love the big bunny!!!!

  12. what great captures! beautiful!

  13. Crystal says:

    That looks like a ton of fun!!!!

  14. Laura says:

    I love that face painting shot…ADORABLE!!!

  15. What a cute story! Now that song is going to be in my head :) Looks like they had fun!

  16. Beth Ross says:

    “I don’t want no pickles. I don’t want no honey. I just want a plate and a fork and the bunny.” LOL, I love that song too! AND I love your images.

  17. Emma says:

    sooo cute, adorable shots!!

  18. Tiffany says:

    So adorable. Great captures of some wonderful memories!

  19. Beth says:

    These are fantastic! I love the fun, bright colors. The face painting shot is awesome.

  20. Oh what fun! I can’t wait for our Easter egg hunt this weekend.

  21. Trisha says:

    So cute! I can’t wait to do the same with my kids!

  22. Jen says:

    Great photo’s!! Looks like so much fun!!

  23. Awe! What a cute post! I had to LOL at the end with the bunny song! LOL! So funny! …..Did you get to visit Mr. Nezzer’s chocolate factory? LOL!

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