I hope you all had a wonderful Easter.. our long weekend was lots of fun.. here is a few shots..
I thought I'd first share some of the color on our Texas hill country property this spring..
Sweet Broom .. smells like heaven..
The most beautiful periwinkle wildflowers pop up everywhere..
The famous 'Texas Bluebonnet' in a field outside my studio window...
Ah.. the divine smell of the 'Texas Mountain Laurel' .. our property has about 6 of these magical trees.. which are covered in purple blossoms in the Spring.. the beautiful scent only lasts around 4 weeks.. so we have to make the most of it..
Fitting in with the spring theme.. this painting arrived in the post from New Zealand just before Easter. It is titled 'Spring Garden' and is a giveaway gift from a fellow blogger Katrina Cook... she likes to use lots of great texture.. thank you Katrina!
Easter goodies!! I thought this little chocolate duck was cute ..it looked sooo.oo like a real rubber duck!
I thought Luke would think that it was cool.. which he did.. I think it kinda tasted like soap though..oh well! it was cute! hehe
Zackary loved his little wind-up chicken that lays bubble gum eggs.. I had to get one of these as a tribute to our new family members..
Real chicken- lickens yay!! We had such fun going to pick them up in Easter Saturday.. the kiddles very excited at holding their new friends and making nests for them out of hay in their nesting boxes.. I think Zackary only came away from them to eat.. then it was "Oh my chickens are missing me..Bye" off for another 2 hours in the hen house! hehe.
There is nothing happier on this earth than true 'free- range' chickens.. these girls are having a ball!
They are great at weeding too! Scritch scratching with those legs.. the weeds are history.. while they get the little bugs underneath..
On Easter Sunday.. the best egg of them all!.. our first gift from the chickens... found by Zackary.. much to his absolute delight.. "Oh Mummy ..look my chickens made me an egg!" ... holding his treasure high he sped down from the hen house so fast to show us.. eventually ( after I go this pic) he of course cracked his egg with so much love.. so I grabbed the frypan ..managed to salavage about half of it into the pan..quickly cooked it up for Z before the tears could start!
Hope you all had a lovely weekend too!
Cheers , Helen