LaPiS: Easter Egg Hunt

A belated blessed Easter to all! πŸ˜€

Given our “special” circumstances here in the ultra-conservative kingdom (where all non-Moslem celebrations are not recognized and officially prohibited), I thought that our Easter activities would be limited to these…

These are the ten eggs we all painted as a family.Β  I later hid these in various places inΒ our homeΒ for the kids to find.Β  To make it more fun and exciting for our “gremlins”, hubby and IΒ also gave small prizes (i.e., different variants of Hershey’s Kisses) to our threeΒ “egg hunters”Β – to eldest son who got the most number of eggs, to second son who painted the “most originally-designed” egg and to our diva-lette for painting her first-ever Easter egg! 😎

Little did we know though that another “surprise” was actually in store for us on Easter evening.Β  What we thought was justΒ a joint dinner birthday party for our friends Doms and Cher from DFS (or Desert Fox Shooters – hubby’s photography club) turned out to be a bigger, better and more fun “Easter-themed” celebration for all of us! Heck, even the Easter Bunny made a special appearance! (For more on this, check out our friend Ann’s post here).

And here’s what the kids brought home from that “Egg-siting Easter Egg-spedition”…

I can only thank God for allowing us (especially our kids) to experience the joy of Easter even in what we thought was a “holiday-forsaken” place.Β  Only shows that the Lord truly works in amazing ways!

May the blessings of Easter continue to renew and refresh us the whole year through! πŸ™‚ Happy LaPiS to all!


10 responses to this post.

  1. It’s great how you always find ways to celebrate special holidays! Abby went to a total of three egg hunts. You can just imagine how excited she was! Haha! πŸ™‚

    What can I say? God is good! πŸ˜€ Three egg hunts? That is a L-O-T – so happy for Abby. πŸ™‚


  2. oi!!! i like the pink egg πŸ˜€

    my entry is here

    magandang araw ka-lasa-ista πŸ™‚
    Salamat sa pagbisita πŸ™‚

    Me too. πŸ™‚ I think it’s supposed to be some kind of “faux” sugared egg… πŸ˜‰


  3. Such a wonderful mom you are! I could imagine how delighted your kids were…
    Belated Happy Easter!

    Thanks for your kind comment, Iska. πŸ™‚ Guess necessity is indeed the mother of invention… given our circumstances here, we try and make the best of what we have. Belated Happy Easter too!


  4. you are truly blessed! and those easter eggs look adorable. thanks for sharing!

    Thanks, Raquel! Appreciate your nice words.


  5. I thought this activity is great giving “awards” to each kid. Obviously you all enjoyed doing this. πŸ™‚

    We thankfully all did. πŸ˜‰ Hubby was actually the one who came up with the great idea of giving prizes…


  6. Wow! The eggs are soo sooooo cute! I love how your Easter eggs turned out! Your kids are so creative!

    Ohh..and the pink egg with the ribbon is pweeety! From the Easter Bunny? hehehe πŸ™‚

    Thanks, Zerisse! πŸ˜€ Yup, the pink ones are “special deliveries” from the Easter Bunny – hahaha! πŸ˜†


  7. this blog is added in the Kablogs under Saudi Arabia Region. Kablogs is an aggregating site of all Pinoy Blogs Abroad. I found your site through Anne who visited our homesite

    Heres the link:

    Thanks very much! It’s definitely my honor and privilege to be included in your prestigious site! πŸ˜€


  8. mas exciting kapag done in a place where you are expecting it the least, you know that line about Kapag bawal… πŸ˜€

    Glad the kids (and adults) had fun! πŸ™‚

    I definitely know what you mean, Julie! πŸ˜‰ Thanks for dropping by!


  9. Aw! I so love the easter project!

    And oh! Bless the chikitings and the Easter Bunny! Ang saya-saya! Sarap niyang Kinder Bueno na yan! πŸ™‚

    Thanks, Twinx. Oo nga, sa sarap ng Kinder Bueno, dalawang kagat lang ang binigay sa akin ng mga “gremlins” – hehehe 😳


  10. amen! i agree Pinky:) and those are beautiful creations as well:) sorry for the late bwisita:)

    No worries… you know naman na you’re one of my fave “bwisitors” – hahaha! πŸ˜†


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