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MUGSY40 Posts: 204
4/2/14 6:06 P

All children and grandchildren are coming home. Ten of us. Go to church and enjoy the day.

yesterday is gone

today is here
tomorrow is the future
4/2/14 2:30 P

I don't have any family in town. Maybe I'll get a chocolate Easter bunny if I can find one that is vegan.

Like Gold to Aery Thinness Beat. ~John Donne
EELPIE Posts: 2,700
4/2/14 2:24 P

I'm not religious at it's kinda just a day with Ham being served for me - and I'm not a "Ham Fan", so no worries at all about calories or anything that day. Maybe green beans and mashed potatoes with salad?

We don't have any young kids or anything left in the family (few more years until it's time for grand kids or grand nieces, etc.).

My one brother who just started a pretty shattering divorce should be it will be subdued to say the least, and my I invited my son's father to come over.

The best exercise in the world is to bend down and help someone up.
KRAFTYKRAFT SparkPoints: (53,857)
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4/2/14 2:17 P

I will be going to my parents house to spend a few days with the family. I have no idea what is on the menu - I imagine we'll go to a local Easter brunch with all the fixings. I am vegetarian so I just hope for a big salad and some nice meat free side dishes

SUSAN29NJ Posts: 2,072
4/2/14 12:39 P

Because of my strict diet, I would like to have it at my house, but it's still up in the air.

RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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4/2/14 11:16 A

I don't know yet. Probably to one of my brothers for dinner.

4/2/14 10:53 A


PT.JEFFGIRL SparkPoints: (150,497)
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4/2/14 10:41 A

Probably dinner at my daughter's.

EXOTEC Posts: 3,327
4/2/14 10:36 A

I think we're going to spend the holiday at his brother's house. There's some drama going on at the family home, where we've traditionally spent the day. I hope this doesn't degenerate into some sort of "thing".

No idea what's on the menu. I need to touch base. Usually pot-luck in previous years. Who knows, this year.

...the problem with people these days is
they've forgotten we're really just animals ...
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We did not create the web of life; we are but a strand in it.
~attributed to Chief Seattle

We don't have souls. We ARE souls. We have bodies.
~C.S. Lewis
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4/2/14 10:10 A

So excited! Going to fly down and see my daughter and meet her future inlaws

GOALIEGRANDMA3 SparkPoints: (99,400)
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4/2/14 10:02 A

church and a sunday at home like always

My name is Martha.
My new ticker shows me slow as a bunny and going up and down . I want to level out!

2003 : began WW 47 # heavier than now .

"Which we hope ever to do with ease we must first learn to do with diligence."

Samuel Johnson


DUBLINROSE Posts: 2,157
4/2/14 9:10 A

Going to my mother in law

JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 1,171
4/2/14 9:09 A

I don't celebrate, but it's special to mom, so I usually buy the parents some Easter candy and go home for a few days. I'm camping with family next week, so we'll see how plans shape up then. Mom usually makes a turkey breast or ham with trimmings, and some sort of dessert.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,255
4/2/14 6:17 A

no plans for Easter

THROOPER62 Posts: 20,382
4/2/14 5:50 A

no plans

GDANE3 SparkPoints: (109,174)
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4/2/14 5:46 A

If weather permits, a nice long bike ride. We'll cook a nice meal together. Either wii golf tournament or a movie. If weather is nasty we'll exercise, go out to a movie, cook nice meal, play wii

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 14,200
4/1/14 10:19 P

Going to go to church and then have a dinner after church. My Pastor's wife makes the most phenomenal ham

Eat what you like and if someone comments, eat them too

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JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (277,435)
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3/31/14 11:24 P

We're going to my brother's ranch. There's plenty of space to hide Easter eggs.

Janie Garcia Moreno




GLEORIA SparkPoints: (53,738)
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3/31/14 11:17 P

Make baskets for my grandchildren. Attend an Easter service in addition to my regular Sunday worship.

4/1/13 7:11 A

Going out for breakfast with the in-laws and then the hubby and I are going to the Casino. We need to get away and have some fun together. We've been under a lot of stress.

I live in Mishawaka, Indiana

Married for 20 years, and have 1 beautiful 24 year old daughter.

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (226,406)
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3/31/13 7:28 A

my sister has been visiting for the last week, I just took her to the airport to go home this morning. I'm tired out from all the running around we did and just plan on a quiet day today. no Easter plans.

THROOPER62 Posts: 20,382
3/31/13 6:02 A

Lunch with a friend in a nursing home.

DLDROST Posts: 8,082
3/30/13 10:19 P

Church brunch and fly to Florida

J2740LOU SparkPoints: (236,889)
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3/30/13 9:53 P

Church in the morning, then the family will be joining us for Easter dinner. I plan the menu and do all the cooking.

ANGHARAD3 Posts: 966
3/30/13 9:50 P

Surnrise service and church, 2 egg hunts, and cook dinner for out of town relatives.

SBURDEN Posts: 4,699
3/30/13 9:39 P

Making trips to see the 5 grandparents over 2 days

DSCROW Posts: 1,189
3/30/13 9:06 P

We celebrate at a church wide Easter dinner that includes many extended family in town. We started doing this years ago for those without family in our mobile society. Well, it's taken off and every one comes and celebrates. Lots of food choices healthy and unhealthy but I bring healthy choices I can eat and we have many at Church who will as well. It's a great time for all!

Phillipians 4 8-9: Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-- if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-- think about such things. Whatever you have learned or recieved or heard from me, or seen in me-- put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

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I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
3/30/13 7:21 P

I am hosting the dinner for hubby, my 17 year old daughter and I.Tthe company will be my oldest daughter, her husband, and my grandson. I will also have my sister, her hubby, and my nephew, and maybe my BIL's other son. We are having ham, mac and cheese (homemade) green bean casserole, dinner rolls , green salad, pita chips with hummus, doritos, candy, rootbeer floats and cake. Dinner will be at noon, and then followed up with an Easter egg hunt. Fun times! :) Happy Easter! I did real easy this year :)

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3/30/13 7:16 P

My husband & I go to his son's house for Easter dinner - we get to see our 2 grandsons for a few hours. We have an hour and half drive (one way) to their home so we don't stay too late. My daughter-in-law usually makes a ham, potatoes, veggies, salad (the usual fare). I am bringing apple pie for dessert & she always has fruit for dessert too.

I want to wish everyone here that celebrates a blessed Easter - enjoy your day with family & friends.

Denise in PA

Exercising to get my heart healthy!!!
EMILYMARGO SparkPoints: (12,015)
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3/30/13 6:56 P

What's everyone (who's celebrating) doing for Easter? What's on the menu?

We have a very small-knit group family-wise, mostly celebrating holidays with my mom's side of the family since we don't really get along with members on my dad's side. So my sister, brother-in-law, grandmother, and boyfriend are coming over for lunch. Recently my mom got a free turkey from Giant (reason: I don't know) so we're switching it up and doing Easter Thanksgiving-style - turkey, potatoes, broccoli casserole - but we're going to have some springtime elements as well. I'll be making a blackberry mandarin quinoa salad and fruit salad for dessert!

Whether or not you celebrate, hope you all enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Edited by: EMILYMARGO at: 3/30/2013 (19:17)
"I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn't nice, I don’t know what is.’” - Kurt Vonnegut
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