Upstaged by a Chocolate Egg

April 9th, 2012

I had big plans for my daughter’s Easter basket.  We don’t do magical chocolate-toting bunnies at our house, but I grew up loving Easter baskets full of goodies so we’re keeping that part of the tradition.  But I had valiant hopes of keeping the holiday from being a sugar binge and came up with a candy candy alternative for Miss Mouse’s basket.

I bought a slew of really fun hair ties and tucked them into plastic eggs.  The eggs joined a very cool silver heart chime my mother bought her in the basket. It was perfect.

Or so I thought.

Unfortunately, I had failed to account for the Easter egg hunt at church.  Myriad plastic eggs were collected by my wee Mousling at church, a scant two hours before I presented her with her basket at home.  The eggs at church all had chocolate in them.

The eggs at home?  Well, they paled in comparison, I fear.  She opened about three, determined that there was no chocolate to be had, and promptly ignored the rest.  Sigh.

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