nyc EASTER 2014 • Faberge THE BIG EGG HUNT

The HUNT is over.  All 160 BIG EGGS are on display at Rockefeller Center. They were all designed by artists and fashion designers………eggs were donated by FABERGE.  Prices range from $5000 to $360,000…..the highest bid for the Jeff Koons egg. The highest bidding 35 eggs will be auctioned off at Sotheby’s.

Proceeds from the auction go to: STUDIO IN A SCHOOL…………and ELEPHANT FAMILY, a UK nonprofit trying to help and protect the endangered Asian elephant.

EASTER SUNDAY……..a visit from 4 fun guys

I had a fun visit on Easter Sunday  from four tennis pros from England.

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Ferris……….[who grandfather was the Sultan of Zanzibar].

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Mark is actually from Ireland.  No, he is NOT a leprechaun!

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Alex………whose dad is a friend of ours from the Royal Ballet in Birmingham…….and his mom, Annette………..prima ballerina with the Royal Ballet in London.

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Richard……..tennis pro………coaching in New Jersey at a Tennis Club.

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My Easter hat……..with eggs I painted from some of the grand old ladies of Hollywood.

PEEPS……..PEEPS……….and more PEEPS

Every year the Washington Post has a PEEPS contest.  there were 700 entries.

Here is one of the five finalists:  EVERYONE PEEPS..…..by Kate Hohman

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First we PEEP……then we FLUFF.  I just love it.

In the EASTER PARADE this year………..there was a lot of PEEPing.

CLICK ON your favorite PEEP

[ even if it is made of sugar and yellow dye #5]

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And she is a MER-PEEP………passing out little PEEPS to all the kids in the parade.

Get your EASTER “Peeps” at It’s Sugar

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And PEEPS are still my fave. Chewy and gooey.

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Just down the street from my apartment………IT’SUGAR!  I walk by here every day……….and who can resist “PEEPS”.  Not me.  Not since childhood.

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BULK CANDY $13.95 a pound.  When I was it kid……it was 25 cents!

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The Glam Ladies of EASTER EGGS

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These are a few of the “blown” eggs I painted with ager colors and a bit of added bLING

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Every Easter I paint and dress a new group of glam egg ladies.  Here are a few from 2013.

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Some of these fab egg ladies are stars of the opera.  Recognize any of them?

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EARTH DAY 2014 • New York City

Today is  EARTH DAY…….an annual event, celebrated on April 22. Events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environment protection.

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I hope I am adding beauty to the environment with all my flowers.

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The birds love it up here………….the bees are a happy lot……….and the resident morning dove seems satisfies with his roosting spot.  As for the ants…….

 

 

nyc EASTER PARADE 2014 • Where is Chiquita?

Where is Chiquita?………….HERE SHE IS……………in Rockefeller Center looking at the FABERGE Easter egg collection designed by artists .

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THE LOVELY LUCIE  visiting from Canada ………….

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with her escort………..[beau.........son...???]

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They were  part of a crown of 50,000 people visiting Rockefeller Center on Easter Sunday.