There’s quite a bit to cover this week, as we had not one but two holidays! So there was a lot of fun, but also a lot of work. Read on for the full rundown!
Okay, look. As Mayor of this fair burg, I keep a tight reign on the weed situation. I’m plucking weeds every single freakin’ day. So I don’t see why we need a day devoted to weeding. Every day is Weeding Day as far as I’m concerned! (Although I wouldn’t say no to some prizes!)
So having unloaded that other painting on me, Hopper must have thought I was an easy mark. That one turned out to be genuine, but when he tried to foist a fine painting on me, I turned him down. I’ve already got one of those, so that one is clearly a fake! Nice try, penguin!
Finally it was Easter — I mean, Bunny Day! Zipper T. Bunny was in the Event Plaza dancing around like a lunatic, and wanted you to bring him eggs from all over town to get a nice present. I was eager to play along, but hopeful it wouldn’t turn out to be an endlessly frustrating slog…
It’s totally a costume, FYI.
Basically, eggs were hidden all around town. There were tons of rocks that revealed stone eggs when smashed, tree eggs fell when you shook trees, fish eggs from fishing, sky eggs from shooting down balloons, deep sea eggs from diving, and underground eggs from digging. Once I had one of each kind, I brought them back to Zipper.
For my efforts, I was rewarded with an egg basket. Then it was back out to get as many more eggs from as many different methods as I could to see if they had prize tickets in them or just candy. I had nowhere to try and store the candy for a future holiday, so after eating the egg, if it had candy inside, I just ate the candy, too. Sugar rush!
The grand-prize ticket could be exchanged for the very special and rare Zipper’s pic. Well, at least, you’d think it was special and rare, but I actually got three more grand-prize tickets throughout the afternoon, so I’ve got a bunch of extra pics to share with anyone who didn’t get one.
There were a limited number of tree, underground and stone eggs for obvious reasons, but I kept fishing and diving until I had enough eggs with tickets to exchange for the entire egg series of furniture. Thankfully, the holidays in this town seem to be a lot nicer about giving you one of each piece of furniture in the set before starting in with the doubles. The last town I was in stank, because you would sometimes get doubles and triples of something before you got something new. So yay Geneva!
Unfortunately, because it was Bunny Day, everyone was all about the holiday, so Sparro never mentioned wanting to move, which meant I never had a chance to talk him out of it. Oh well. He was cool, but he’s no Poncho. And really, how many sporty types can one town hold? And I always like to include their good-bye letter for posterity, but when I went to transcribe it, I was horrified to discover I’d accidentally trashed it! Boo! Also, he gave me his picture, which I already had from April Fool’s. But it’s the thought that counts!
This week was also Earth Day. Well, actually, here it’s called Nature Day. Not sure why. I mean, I get that Easter and Christmas aren’t celebrated by everyone, so you want to be all-inclusive, but Earth Day pretty much encompasses everyone on the planet. So… yeah. Anyway, it was Nature Day. Maybe I should’ve worn something green like Isabelle did.
There was a very cute photo op where you could take a picture hugging the planet, but once again, there’s room for another person so I look like I have no friends as I hug the planet with a headless girl.
Isabelle also handed out a cool globe to commemorate Nature Day, and I put it in my egg room because I had space. Technically I think it would look better in the rococo room, but I’ll have to do some shifting of furniture, and I just wasn’t up for it. Maybe next week.
Katrina also popped in this week for another visit, so I again made sure to get my fortune told. I wish I had some idea of how many times I’ve visited. Oh well, I guess it just means that when she eventually decides to open up shop in town permanently, it’ll come as a pleasant surprise! And if you’re wondering, my good luck item was a woman’s top, but since wearing the magic item doesn’t seem to make any difference and not wearing it doesn’t make things worse, I didn’t bother. Waste of bells, if you ask me, this fortune-telling racket!