Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Easter With Hope

We went to my DIL's brother's restaurant for Easter. It's a really lovely place in Northern NJ. Hope visits her uncle there often so she pretty much knows everyone.

They have an outdoor dining area and Greek music is usually playing. Hope positions herself right under the speakers and does a little show ...






A very dramatic finale

She had fun at the table too ...


Kisses for AnnaGelica


Smiles for the waiter. She told him she wanted octopus, french fries and chocolate.


And then she was full

Until the chocolate came out ...


Guess who gave her the chocolate



What could possibly go wrong

We were going to have coffee outside ...


But is started to rain ...


So it was back inside to finish the day with cocktails and hiding behind the water glasses ...





We hope you all had a good weekend too.

24 comments:

Jay Simser said...

Wow! Just wow. Hope is so beautiful and that smile. Certainly brightened my morning. I love the picture of her on her dad's lap. That is classic. Thank you for sharing.

Hilary said...

She's just so adorable and gets cuter with each passing day. There's alway something so touching about "father and child" images and this one is no exception. It's perfect, in fact. I'm glad you had a good time. :)

Ron said...

Okay, first I have to say that Hopes Easter outfit is faaaaaaaaabulous!

Love the skirt!

"Smiles for the waiter. She told him she wanted octopus, french fries and chocolate."

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH! Oh, how cute!

The picture of Hope with Dad is beyond precious. What LOVE you can feel from that photo!

And I'm so impressed with the shot you took from behind the water glasses.

BRAVA!

Thank you for sharing your day, dear lady. Muchly enjoyed!

X to you and the gang!

Jeni said...

Octopus, french fries and chocolate, huh? Aren't our grandchildren just the most entertainment ever though? I thought my kids came out with some funny comments when they were little but let me tell you, my grandkids have them beat by a mile, for sure! We had a very nice Easter here too except we dined at home. Only had one catastrophe, food-wise, and that was the Swedish rye bread I baked which had never failed me before but did this Sunday. Crust too hard, didn't bake through -probably hadn't risen properly I think. That was a big disappointment to me as I really love that bread.

Sylvia K said...

Oh, I do love your post for the day, Dianne! Hope is always such a delight and your photos are fantastic! Looks like a great time was had by all -- particularly Hope! Have a wonderful day! Hugs to Hope and to you, too, Grandma!

Sylvia

Akelamalu said...

What a little sweetie Hope is! A family gettogether is just perfect for Easter, or anytime for that matter, isn't it? :)

Linda Reeder said...

Kids just make a family gathering a lot more fun!

CG said...

Happy Easter! hope is growing up and she is adorable! your photos really capture the day as it unfolds.

Reb said...

Looks like a wonderful time was had by all, especially Hope.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh my gosh what a wonderful day! Hope is a performer -- I bet the audience loved it. I know I did!

Thanks for sharing your beautiful day. Made me remember Easters with our now grown grandkids -- good times, wouldn't have missed them for the world.

Cherie said...

Sweetness! :)

Au and Target said...

Now that looks like a really fun dinner.

ellen abbott said...

such a charmer. no wonder she's eating chocolate while wearing white.

Cloudia said...

what a beauty!





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HermanTurnip said...

Ahhh...*so* cute! Reminds me of Tyler at church this past Sunday. All smiles and kisses for everybody. Gotta love the kids!

DJan said...

She is just getting cuter and cuter all the time, which seems impossible since she was already such a charmer. Great pictures of her, Dianne. Thanks for giving me such smiles this morning!

Daryl said...

What a perfect Easter .. she is so adorable, she's getting so grown-up .. hugs to Hope and Nana Di xo

Scott Oglesby said...

Wow, Hope is ready for a feature film I think. She's the most adorable, beautiful grandbaby EVER!!

And AnnaGelica isn't anything to sneeze at either...

kenju said...

She is absolutely adorable!!

JCF said...

Kid is KEWT!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hope is so adorable, Dianne! She has such expressive beautiful eyes. It looks like you had a very Happy Easter!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Hope is just about as dear as she can be...! SOOOO ADORABLE! I love that they all know her and she knows them too, in the Restaurant. That's a great place to have friends and relatives...lol!
What a wonderful Easter, My Dear!

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

Hope is adorable and gets prettier by the day! Sounds like the perfect day!
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Linda said...

Aw, it looks like Hope had a fantastic Easter all the way around! But my goodness, look how big she's getting! When did THAT happen??