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Weekend Recap: Easter!

  1. Drew says:

    Those colors are FABULOUS!!!

  2. im glad you gave yourself a breather πŸ™‚ in my giant family… i am not ms. stewart, but in my little family of the mister and i (plus our wonderful friends) i definitely like to pretend to be πŸ™‚

  3. shawna says:

    I am that Martha of our family… wioth my in-laws anyway. Hosted two back to back brunches this weekend and even though it was very simple stuff, my guests were impressed!

  4. Camila- I was a guest, too. But since I was STAYING at my sister’s house I did go Martha by making homemade rolls and brownie bites with homemade marshmallow fondant flowers in the morning before I handed the kitchen over to her.

    Link: Primrose Fondant Flowers @ APPLESandRUBIES

    Then I just played with my nephews till the guests arrived!

    Happy Easter to your family!

    Loretta

  5. laxsupermom says:

    I guess I’m the Martha. We hosted Easter, and I went all out with the decorations and food. My SIL is equally crafty, but doesn’t bake or cook. It’s nice to take a breather every now and again, though. Glad you could abdicate the Martha duties. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Good for you! I typically do the party planning, but this year my sister-in-law did it all! It was great and everyone had a wonderful time.

    Good to hear you took a moment for yourself. Sometimes doing nothing is the best reward.

  7. I’m definitely the Martha of our family, but I think we all have our own Martha tendencies. πŸ™‚
    This year, we met a weekend early for Easter. This was the first holiday that my husband and I have ever spent alone, not traveling to family’s house. It was surprisingly nice and relaxing. πŸ™‚ Glad you got to take it easy too!

  8. Megan says:

    I totally know what you mean. My parents hosted Easter and I promised to decorate, set up a basketball hoop, and bring an appetizer & dessert (I made mac n cheese cupcakes and cake pops). I cant seem to take the easy route and just make a boxed cake or brownies. Needless to say my husband and I were overwhelmed and ready to kill each other. I may have to relinquish Martha duties in upcoming years.

  9. Coco says:

    Super cute table setting! I hosted a spring party on a budget. Super fun! Happy Spring to you!

  10. How nice to take a break! My Mom is usually the “Martha” in the family, and I am the assistant πŸ™‚

  11. kayce hughes says:

    Sounds like yours. Had people over for lunch. we grabbed pizza from whole foods and everyone grabbed plates from the shelves. It can be fun to be Martha or Mary.

  12. kelley says:

    you did nothing–that is crazy talk. truly i am the same way. was unhappy that i did not have a super cute Easter table this weekend. told my husband that i need to get better at my tablescape skills!
    Kelley

  13. JEN RAMOS says:

    The weekend was so nice ….the weather was perfect. Attended church and saw a couple of my friends as well :))) Glad you had a nice Easter!

  14. I do all the holidays. Yes, every one. But it is time for that to change. I love it, but it is getting to be too much. Still we had a lovely weekend.

  15. Anne-Marie says:

    Yes, I’m the Martha! I made 34 linen napkins for our family dinner this weekend, then hosted πŸ™‚ Taking next year off πŸ™‚ Glad you took the needed break.

  16. Kathysue says:

    Yes, I have been called Martha from time to time. How nice that you had a peacedful Easter with your family. I had a really fun week with my family here. I have two post showing our Easter weekend!!! Love this holiday and I loooooove SPRING!!! Take care and rest up and feel better, Kathysue

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