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rainbows, rabbits & reunions

This Easter marked the 50th year of my family’s annual reunion. Pretty crazy stuff! The week was full of hugs, chats, food, sun, sand, games, laughs and LOTS of babies. It was also a celebration of what Jesus Christ did for us on the cross to restore us to relationship with our Creator God. It’s always my favorite week of the year!

I had the privilege of designing our t-shirts for the reunion, which each family group wore in a different color for the big picture. I call it “The Savoie Family Rainbow.”


While we were at it, we went ahead and got one of the Berry crew. How cute are we?


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an invitation

Syd and I have been married now for 15 months! It’s pretty incredible and we’re back here again in Gulf Shores, Alabama, celebrating Easter with Sydney’s family.

Before the trip, I saw Mom Berry putting together a list of all the great-grandchildren. Every year, she prints t-shirts for ALL the kids at Easter. It’s so inclusive. She makes sure not to miss anyone and double checks so that all of them get a shirt. It reminded me about the list of people we had invited to our wedding day.

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easter family reunion 2011

Every year, my extended family on my mom’s side gets together for a family reunion at Easter time. Easter is my favorite time of the year for several reasons, but this gathering is definitely one of those reason. This year marked the 48th anniversary of the reunion [almost 50 years!] Here are just a few of my favorite moments from this year’s reunion:

A new tradition has arisen over the past several years where a group of us traveling from Louisiana stop in at Felix’s Fish Camp Restaurant… incredible seafood [the crab bisque is my fave], good company, and plenty of laughs.

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happy easter!

Hello friends! We just wanted to send you a quick greeting from Gulf Shores, Alabama! We’re here celebrating with my [Sydney’s] extended family. Miss you all in Australia! Love seeing all of the tweets, photos, etc. of the celebration there. Much love and Happy Easter!