April 4, 2015

Happy Easter!

Signs of spring are finally everywhere.  We have been excitedly preparing for Easter Sunday.  Our Easter preparations always include a trip to the neighborhood near where I grew up.  I received a chocolate Easter bunny from Genevieve's Home Made Chocolates in Garfield, NJ every year and now my kids do too.  It's a holiday tradition for us and I hope this store never closes.  The chocolate is, by far, the best I have ever tasted.  Godiva?  No thanks.  For us, it's always been about Genevieve's and I love supporting a small family business.  The shop is always filled with customers from miles and miles around who, like us, return to the old neighborhood for their holiday chocolate.


I love picking a bunny for each of my kids based on what they are "into" that year.  In years past, they have gotten a chocolate bunny in a car (for the year my son got his driver permit), a baseball glove, and even a chocolate chicken.  So fun!
Billy is working during the day on Easter, but we will head to my brother and sister-in-law's house for Easter dinner.  Can't wait!
Happy spring holiday!!

6 comments:

  1. Courtney, what a wonderful candy store and I love the ideas of your "personal" chocolate bunnies The tulips are so pretty and colorful...Happy Easter to you..Judy

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  2. Your table looks beautiful. Happy Easter to you and your sweet family. Enjoy.
    Kris

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  3. Courtney...... I love your Easter bunny tradition! Your boys will always remember and look forward to their easter bunnies!!!! Happy Easter!

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  4. What a great idea for the bunny! This year I would definitely be buying a skiing bunny for my kids...or Clash of Clans - lol. Hope you had a nice Easter!
    Shelley

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  5. Wow Courtney, as a Bergen county girl all my life I have never been to Genevieve's. It's so close to my house I have to check it out. I have to say I was trying to be good and I didn't have not one jelly bean or chocolate in the house. If it's there it calls me till I finish it all by myself. Hope you had a beautiful Easter!

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