This year, my husband and I also hosted our first seder. Usually we spend one night at my parents' house, and one night at his. However, this year we moved the second seder to our place. One of the things that we decided to do was to find the perfect haggadah for our seder. Pretty much every seder we have been to has used this one:
We also wanted one that wouldn't lose the kids, and that they could also grow with. For us, to have our whole family be a part of the seder was very important. And so, we went to the store to audition various books. After all, this book would set the tone for the evening and for subsequent evenings we would have. It took us the better part of the day to go through these books. What we wanted: all the songs, every prayer intact, language that spoke to us, the actual story of Passover (it's surprising how many haggadot did not have this), and it must look good. Brian wanted pictures.
We looked at book after book after book. After a while, we finally settled on this one: