Easter is one of my favorite holidays: it means that spring is here (or at least getting close), that it’s time to color Easter eggs and that our Lord is risen! This weekend I got to celebrate a little bit of everything Easter has to offer. Because there is a lot to share, I will split it into two posts: Saturday and Sunday.
First, Saturday. I spent a couple of hours Saturday morning with a group from my church preparing for the Easter Vigil Mass next Saturday. It was definitely a great and inspiring way to kick off a weekend I’d been looking forward to for a while. Then, Ryan and I went on a middle-of-the-day-date: an adult Easter egg hunt at a local winery. This was the first year we did it, and we’ll definitely be going again next year! For $7 a person, we strolled around the beautiful winery and hunted for plastic eggs, while sipping on a glass of wine. Each plastic egg had a piece of candy and, if we were lucky, a coupon to a local business or a prize from the winery. While we didn’t win the grand prize of wine gift basket, we did get a couple of coupon’s to a local sandwich shop and a free T-shirt from the winery.
After we picked out the T-shirt (I picked an AMAZINGLY soft long sleeve T-shirt), we headed to lunch to use our sandwich coupons. I’m so glad we did: we had never heard of Shisler’s Cheese House in Copley, but we’ll definitely be back. The food at their deli is fresh and dee-lish, and their wine and grocery store has a ton of choices you cannot find at chain stores. Definitely a successful afternoon!
After that, we headed home to talk Sarge for a walk and get ready for a night out with one of my best friends from elementary/middle/high school and her husband: Katielynn and Trey Wallace. We share a love of the folk/bluegrass singer Alison Krauss. We got to see her last fall in Warren and again Saturday night when she came to Cleveland (yay!). After a fun and yummy dinner at Bricco in downtown Cleveland, we enjoyed a fabulous concert at Playhouse Square.
I went to bed with a huge smile on my face…reflecting on a perfect Saturday and looking forward to what I had planned for Sunday.
To be continued 🙂