The children even somewhat willingly agreed to pose for a picture after church. I had to hurry, as they were anxious to change into casual clothes.
There was a different look to the cousin's table. There were cousins of cousins to dinner. Most of them in the six and under category. We had to hurry and get dinner as my DH had to run to the airport and catch a plane to go to AZ. His parents are in the process of moving in with one of his sister's. He took JoAn and Elizabeth with him. I am left home with three teenagers and a ten year old. Hmmmm, how did that happen?!! It could be a lot worse. I really do like my children, even in the prickly teen years.
The food was excellent and the company was entertaining. Everybody pitched in and brought something. We had enough food for about 12 more people. I tried to find more comers, but nobody else took me up.
The Westcott's joined us this year. This was the first time we've had them at our house. They are the other cousin's grandparents.
This little guy has a BIG day coming. On May 5th he will be officially adopted as a cousin. We are all planning to try and make it to the courthouse and the party afterwards.
We did get some games going. Some of the guys played 'Settler's of Catan' while the ladies played 'Ticket to Ride'. The ladies finished up with 'Category Five' which is a game that a six year old can manage. Levi actually came in third out of six big people.
Paul loves the babies. He kept Philip busy and happy for quite awhile. He's even willing to change diapers and help in the bathroom. He'll make a great daddy some day.
Sadie thinks she's a princess. Sometimes she acts like the two year old she almost is. Michelle is her favorite cousin at this time. She spends a lot of time with her.
Do you think that these two little guys might possible be cousins? They don't look that much alike, but there are some definite resemblances!
It was so nice to get together with other believers on this Special Day. I am so glad that Easter always comes on Sunday. It is so important to stop our busyness and remember the most important thing. He is Risen! Do I hear a response?