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4.09.2012

A Fun-filled, Photo-laden Easter Sunday!

I promised the little man that we're going egg hunting come Easter Sunday. And so we did.

Easter pink!

We were at the mall by 10am - the earliest we have ever been inside SM City San Pablo.

The Easter stage.

The entrance to the activity area.
All we had in mind was the egg hunt, but the event host kept on convincing me to sign Yue up in the costume contest as well. (Same story last Halloween. All I wanted was for Yue to take part in the Trick or Treat event, but they kept on asking me to enter the costume contest, too. They said Yue's dinosaur costume was so cute, that it deserves to win the contest. We ended up bagging second prize, heh.)

Find the eggs!
Upon their suggestion, a pair of bunny ears would be fine for a costume. He was reluctant at first, but when he saw some of the boys wearing them (some even bigger than him), he gave in as well.

Bunny baby!!!
The Hop, Hop, and Away Easter Celebration kicked off with arts and crafts activities for the kids. Yue painted an egg,

Alms, alms, spare me a piece of egg!

The finished product!
tinkered with colored sand,

Creative hands at work.

Busy bunny!
some colored pens,

Oh, there you are, Perry!

Love this photo so much!
and some clay!
Stamper + clay = amazed toddler.
When the kids were done with their art projects, the hunt began. There were kids who took some of the eggs scattered all over the activity area before the program even started. (I blame their parents for not listening to instructions and not having the initiative to return the eggs back.) So there were very few eggs left in the activity area.

SM eggs!
Yue and I were clever enough to hop from one merchant store to another to look for more eggs. We struck a goldmine at Mc D's and Octagon. Hah! In your face, overly eager mommies!

He looks like his Dad more and more each day!
After a quick lunch, we scurried over to the makeup section of the department store. I asked the ladies if I could use some of their makeup for Yue's bunny face. Since I'm a regular costumer (haha!), they were more than happy to help me out.




It sure pays to be a makeup junkie! Haha!

Ta-daaa! Makeshift bunny costume!

The afternoon activities began with the kids' parade around the mall.

All that quirkiness!

And all those bunny ears!

Smile, baby bunny!
We were surprised to see Ceana, My Charmed Mom's lovely daughter (and my goddaughter) in the running for Cutest Easter Costume as well! Icar and I didn't make arrangements prior to this, so it was great bumping into each other with the kids in tow.

Fairy Ceana!

Pixie baby and bunny boy. :)

Having fun kids?
The costume contest began as soon as the kids got back inside the activity center. The participants were asked to go up the stage by groups of 5. Here's Yue with some of the contenders for the Cutest Costume category.

Wow, costumes! Hahaha!

Look at how big the competition is. Heh. :)

Absolutely no stage fright.

Happy bunny!
I wasn't expecting to win this contest.
Really now. With Yue's 'costume'? Haha. But the little man had a great time, and that was the most important.

Magic show!
Oooh, the infamous hanky trick.
Amazed Ceana. :)
And he got to bring home lots of goodies from the Easter celebration.

Bring home the eggs!
Hope you all had a wonderful Easter Sunday, too!




44 replies:

Anne @ Green Eggs and Moms said...

I just spent Easter Sunday working on some posts for this coming week. Maybe we should have gone out- you guys looked like you had A LOT of fun!

And I love how the make up section happily placed make up on Yue. Ah the perks of being a "suki" haha.

Rowena Wendy Lei said...

Nice! I liked how relatively uncrowded that particular SM is during easter. We attended an easter event too but my kids didn't want to participate in the games, I guess they are growing up. :)

chrisair said...

really cute and creative, he really enjoy the events

Lhyzie said...

The little bunny is so cute. <3

Lizzie said...

You seem to have a great weekend and happy easter celebration. :)

leira said...

Your son was so cute.. no stage fright at all..i am glad that you and your son had a great time.

HansHB said...

Nice!
The snow have been falling every day during Easter. We got about 100cm of it!
Happy MYM to you!

Thess Enriquez said...

Sis, thanks for sharing this. Next year when my boy is a little older I will bring him to these kind of events. I'm sure my son will enjoy going out in a costume! hehe!

Mel said...

beautiful and fun pictures! your lil guy looks cute in that bunny face :)

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Fun filled indeed!!! What a great day for the children!! Love the blue bunny rabbit ears too.

COME INTO MY PARLOR said the SPIDER to the FLY is my Monday post link. Do come by if you get a chance, I'd love to have your company!!!

Mich of Mich Eats and Shops said...

Your Yue looked super duper happy!!! Hahaha his eyes were twinkling in all the photos! :D :D I remember enjoying coloring activities too when i was a kid. I even won a coloring contest at school. Hahahaha Nako, andami talaga stage parents na masyadong atat! Can't follow instructions. Tut tut tut! At least you guys still got tons of eggs and prizes! hehehe

Czjai Reyes-Ocampo said...

Thank you for the wonderful comments, everyone! Hope you all had a blessed Easter Sunday! :)

SmilingSally said...

What a fun day. I love those blue bunny ears! Thanks for sharing your blues.

Happy Blue Monday.

Kelly said...

What a fun day! Your bunny boy is precious. :)

chubskulit said...

Cutest bunny ever!

Your beautiful contribution to Shadow Shot Sunday 2 is greatly appreciated!
Rose
More Shadows here

Kim, USA said...

Awesome shots and I bet your darling boy had so much fun that day. ^_^

Forsythia

Liz said...

I love his smile. Looks like he had so much fun. Have a fabulous week.

Liz @ MLC
Liz @ YACB

Lori @ Studio Waterstone said...

Awwww. What an adorable little bunny!

michi said...

this is fun, i never tried this but for sure next year, i will bring my son in any easter event. visiting from MLM.

Terra H. said...

Looks like it was a fun-filled Easter!

Momfever said...

Looks like you had a lovely day. I like the pictures. What a great activity to have at a mall!

Lindy Pope said...

Looks like a great time!

Courtney said...

I love how you improvised with the make-up counter…awesome.

~~Carol~~ said...

Your little bunny is SO cute! Looks like he had a great time too!
Happy REDnesday,
Carol

LV said...

A perfect way and place to spend an Easter outing.

wifetoalineman02 said...

wow! what a busy Easter activities for Yue :-) he looks like he had a blast :-) Love the pictures Sis and the captions too :-) Dropping by from Orange Tuesday.

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wifetoalineman02 said...

awww! Yue is the cutest bunny ever Sis :-) lots of pretty and colorful eggs too :-) He sure did he had a blast :-) Dropping by from WW

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sheren said...

I'm pretty sure your son had a great time during the Easter at the mall.

Tetcha said...

Yue had a blast celebrating Easter Sunday at the mall! Egg hunting is something my son hasn't experienced yet. I hope he'll get that chance next year. Here's my MM entry: http://www.pensivethoughts.com/2012/04/at-the-nido-fortified-science-discovery-center.html

wifetoalineman02 said...

Yue had a blast Easter celebration
:-) you have a good-looking son Sis and a future heart-breaker he is :-) Dropping by from MLM

http://www.adventurousjessy.com/2012/04/how-do-we-spent-our-easter-2012.html

chubskulit said...

Nagbabalik for Mommy Moments sis.. Mwah!

Clarissa said...

I wish my kids could experience Easter egg hunting but unfortunately,Japan isn't a christian country.Looks like everybody had a load of fun!

Happy CC!

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Chris said...

wow, cute bunny! :D

im glad that your lil one had loads of fun on easter!

MoM from Manila said...

your son is very photogenic, no matter what pose he does, the camery seems to love him..

visiting from MM, please care to visitchurches and history

Mel C. said...

he is so happy to spend Easter fun with mommy :) thanks for joining MLM sis!

Krystyn @ Really, Are You Serious? said...

What a fun event. Love the ears.

chubskulit said...

Nagbabalik uli sis, thanks for linking up to Color Connection. Cookies 'n Creme is one of my entries.

anney said...

Cute! He sure had a lot of fun!
Visiting for color connection
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wifetoalineman02 said...

cuddly cute and colorful and what a fun Easter too :-) Dropping by from CC.

http://www.adventurousjessy.com/2012/04/how-do-we-spent-our-easter-2012.html

cheerful said...

yue's really enjoyed the day...love those pictures on stage, he's so cute! :) and that he really enjoyed the arts activity...plus he got a lot of goodies! well done yue and mommy! visiting late from last week's OT, hope you can visit me back. thanks and have a great week. :)

Adin B said...

It looks like one fun-filled day for both of you mama and cute Yue. :) how fun! Lots of goodies as well. Cute little bunbun. :) Visiting via Green Monday. A late one!

Rosemarie-Singlemom's Nook said...

Yue really had a great fun, late visit for CC, mine is up at

http://www.pinaysinglemomsnook.info/my-recent-buy/

see you there!!!!

raya said...

that little boy sure had fun! thanks for joining WW! sorry for the very late visit...

Marshal Drake said...

That's a pretty quick Easter bunny costumes and it was so cute too. How did the event go, are there a lot of games for the kids?

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