Holidays at Home Away from Home – Lenoir and Boone, NC

I started blogging as a way to keep a digital journal of my life.  Never did I imagine that my cyber pathway would lead to new friends.

I can’t recall how I actually met Jen but I know it was on a cyberpath.  Over the last few years we have had many email conversations and discovered we had many things in common aside from our first name.

We even both have black cats.

After a few years of cyber friendship we finally got to meet in person when I spent the day with Jen in her town of Boone.

Our weekend in Lenoir (which is near Boone) was Easter Weekend. For years, we have spent Easter in Scottsdale, Arizona with my grandparents. This year, I admit it felt a little lonely without them but we did our best to have fun in our little hideaway in the mountains.

Our morning started with the campground church service.

After lunch we colored eggs. Coloring eggs in our house is an event especially when the only people we have to celebrate Easter with is ourselves.

Here we have a Harry Potter, a “Where We’ve Been” Map, Humpty Dumpty, a kettlebell, a Storm Trooper, and a cat.

Who do you think made this “I love Nico” egg?

Yep and boy does he ever love that little dog even with those crazy eyes of hers!

What about this “camouflage soldier” egg?

Of course!

While the boys and I went on a short hike Brent hid the eggs for an hunt.

Brent’s Humpty Dumpty was my favorite.

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.

Humpty Dumpy had a great fall jump.

This is so Thing Two, enjoying something simple like playing with his Easter eggs.

Someday, I’m going to look back at this picture with so much nostalgia it will hurt.

The rest of our Easter was spent hanging out together and being silly. Holidays at home away from home aren’t so bad.

Love and Laughter,
Jenn

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About jennincat

I'm Jenn and I'm so happy you stopped by our little corner of the web. My favorite moments are cuddling with my boys, listening to the purrs of my cat, and sipping warm cups of tea. The smell of orange blossoms conjures up delightful memories of childhood even though I grew up in Indiana hundreds of miles from citrus groves. I love animals and when I'm stressed I dream of owning a goat farm. I love art, road trips, books, and food. Vintage clothes make me ridiculously happy. Red lipstick is my friend.

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One Response to “Holidays at Home Away from Home – Lenoir and Boone, NC”

  1. Andrea@WellnessNotes Says:

    Sounds like you made Easter special! I totally understand that it would be hard though not to spend holidays as you normally do.

    I love all the eggs. I have never really colored Easter eggs with the kid (but he colored them in school). I think we’ll have an Easter egg coloring project next year.

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