Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter!

What a glorious time of year - everything is fresh and growing; a time of rebirth and renewal. We here at the FiveSibes home wish you all a wonderful Easter Sunday.

It's been pretty exciting here as the Easter Husky came! And much to the Sibe kids' joy, left them colorful ice cream cone squeaky toys. They even had a fun little egg hunt where bits of homemade Pumpkin Pie Bone and Bunny biscuits I made for them were in with the colored eggs.

 

 
 
Things sure are hoppin' for the FiveSibes...here they are as the Easter Huskies performing a little holiday they would like to share with all of you! Feel free to howl and dance along!




Just as a reminder, some safety tips for us all to keep in mind while celebrating this holiday. After the baskets have been found and the egg hunt is over, while dinner is being prepared and guests are arriving, please keep an eye out for the following dangers:
  • Keep pets behind gates, doors, or in kennels as guest arrive & depart so pets don't pull a Houdini and escape
  • Easter plants and flowers, i.e. lillies
  • Easter basket grass (better yet, don't use it; use crumpled up tissue paper) 
  • Easter basket toys
  • Chocolate (and be careful where those chocolate eggs were hidden so none are left behind after the hunt)
  • Sugar-free candy, gum, cakes, etc. containing xylitol
  • Sugary desserts, candy, gum, cakes, and jellybeans
  • Coffee, tea, and other caffeinated beverages
  • Alcohol
  • Fatty gravies and foods
  • Chicken bones and small meat bones
  • Onions and garlic
Also, put guests coats and purses in a room away from your pets in case visitors have something inside they could get at. And, if your pets are excitable, put them in a quiet room or in their kennel so the noise and visitors don't overwhelm them.

For some more fun pics, check out these pups as they donned Easter bonnets and their Sunday best dress for the annual Haute Dog Easter Parade in California (our fave is Goldilocks around 1:46!)




"That was fun, but we're pooped! Time for a nap!"

Happy Easter!

24 comments:

  1. Great pressies you got there from that Easter Husky. And we just loved your video - we hopped along with you.

    Easter Blessings to all.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

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  2. I loved your video and all of your Easter pictures! I hope all of you have a very wonderful Easter!!!

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  3. You all looks so cute in your Easter photos. That is a lot of eggs. :)

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  4. Happy Easter :)

    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com

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  5. After that dance number, you Sibes could use a good nap....BOL. Your Easter Basket is over flowing with wonderful goodies..Yippee!

    Wyatt and Stanzie

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  6. Hey There,

    You guys look like you're having a super fun Easter!! You got Bunny ears too!! At least I'm not the only one!! AND you've got blue eyes just like me.....:)

    You all must have lots of fun in your house :)

    Enjoy your day,

    Snoopy :)

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  7. Love your video and pictures! Happy Easter! Lots of love, Holly and mom

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  8. Happy Easter to all of you! I LOVE those ice cream squeakies!

    Woofs & hugs,

    ~Bailey

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  9. That video was guuurrrreat!! We were dancin' along with you!! The Easter Husky was very generous this year!! Have a Happy Easter!!

    -Gizmo, Bart and Ruby

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  10. Happy Easter huskerboos!!

    RA & Isis

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  11. What a fun and festive post! You pups always have such great celebrations. I love your ice cream cone toy! And your video rocked! You pups sure know how to boogie-down!

    Love the very first photo. Just love it!

    Hope the rest of your Easter is just as fun as your morning has been! Happy Easter!

    Suka

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  12. The Easter Husky? I think he missed our house, but woo pups scored BIG! (Mom says she'll make sure the Easter Husky knows our address fur next year.) And woo-hoo! LOVED LOVED LOVED your bunny-hop video! Woo 5 sibes were rockin it!

    happy Easter!

    Jack & Moo

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  13. It looks like you guys had a GREAT Easter!

    Nubbin wiggles,
    Oskar

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  14. Looks like you had a very Happy Easter! We wish the Easter Husky visited us too!

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  15. Happy Easter to you all! We hope you're having fun with all your fun toys.:)

    Love,
    Teddy Bear & Sierra

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  16. Love the ice cream toys! I think I might have to get my Sibe one.

    Kate at Customized Differently

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  17. Looks like you had a wonderful day of Celebration! We love the idea of the Easter Husky...he can certainly carry bigger baskets filled with more yummy stuff than a little bunny can! Great photos!

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  18. What fun! Those ice cream cone toys are really cute. I'm going to have to look for those.
    We had a doggie Easter Parade here in Dallas but after a 30 min drive to get there and not finding parking for 10 blocks in every direction, we gave up and went home. We saw lots of kiddos in their gear, though, and have decided that next year we'll have to plan better and arrive earlier!
    Regardless, I hope your Easter was as lovely as it looked :)

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  19. Looks like lotsa fun! Hope you had a great day :)

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