Deanna helped in the afternoon setting the table and making place cards for everyone. Amanda helped with those too. I should have taken a picture of the table, it looked so pretty, but I was a little busy.
Anyway, we had a very nice dinner, after which Chad and Erin were introduced to the Wii. I think they'll be over more often .... :).
In the afternoon, the kids painted eggs, always a fun activity... even Tim got into it still.
I had also picked up these pretty tulips the day before. Just needed a little touch of spring!
Saturday morning, we had a flock of these birds in our spruce tree out front:
(I took these pictures on high zoom through the front window...)
We did some Internet research, and deduced that they were cedar waxwings. Aren't they pretty? Apparently they are native to SW Ontario, but I don't think I've ever seen one. They eat berries, so now the kids want to plant berry bushes to attract them! Later when we went to the library, Deanna hunted down birding books, and was busy the rest of the day identifying every bird in the back yard. Mostly grackles, but also robins and a red-winged blackbird.
During the March Break, Monica came over one day with the kids to try out the Wii. Here's some pictures of Zoe and Amanda bowling. They had a hoot!
That's it for now! Have a good day...