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Easter 2018

We went to Lusby, MD to spend Easter with my Tita (Dad's sister) and her family this year. I just love spending Easter with family and the kids have been asking me when we are going to visit again. We have a huge family reunion planned this summer and I just can't wait to see everyone.

Nathaniel and Hubs were sick the week before Easter so we missed all the Easter egg hunts. So we decided to have our own instead. I provided the easy to find eggs (mostly for Eleanor) but Uncle Mark hid 12 eggs and the bigger kids certainly had fun looking for those. This was Eleanor's first Easter egg hunt as she was just a baby last year and we were also driving from Georgia back to North Carolina most of the day (for Lads to Leaders conference).
As always, the children used their Easter baskets from Oma. She sends a new one every year and they are always so adorable!

Tita Beng also gave the children Easter baskets and Nathaniel received this Squawk game. They loved playing it there and t…
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And this is why I hire a professional photographer every year to take our family photos. One kid is always looking away or making faces. But I am making an effort to document all three of them together no matter how crazy the end result. And that means not solely relaying on my iPhone and actually blogging about them.

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-My children have such beautiful eye colors and I believe that statement isn't biased at all! 
-Nathaniel has gorgeous hazel eyes and I am so in love with the green specks. 
-Amelia's amber eyes are like honey and gives me that warm, golden glow feeling. 
-I can't wait to see and photograph Eleanor's eye color once she is able to cooperate. Right now, they look like they are also going to be amber colored like her Ate.
-For those interested in genetics, Dean has blue eyes and I have the typical brown Asian eyes.
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I never imagined we would be stationed in one place long enough to bring two girls to get their ears pierced at the same place. Unlike her Ate Amelia, Eleanor had her ears pierced a lot later. She had hers done at 11 months old because... third kid. 😆 I promise I wasn't putting it off this time. Life with three children is just a lot different compared to two.

Eleanor cried a little longer compared to Amelia. But by longer, I mean she cried for maybe a minute. She was happy once Daddy was holding her and away from the mean lady. As expected, Eleanor also has pearl earrings to match Mommy and Ate.