Are you looking for an alternative to dying Easter eggs? Or maybe a fun project to do with the kids (or just yourself)? Every year we seem to have more and more of those little plastic eggs piling up in our house. I never know what to do with them. One day a thought came…
Does your family decorate eggs for Easter? Find out how to make sparkly, glittery eggs that never go bad. They’re perfect for holiday decorating or as beautiful table centerpieces. Supplies Eggs Mod Podge Paint brush Glitter Directions Start with a blown out egg. (Check out the tutorial for how to blow out an egg here.)
Stressed about Easter dinner? Don’t be. Impressing the in-laws is easy with this delicious ham recipe. Top off this savory ham with a sweet gravy to wow them at the table. Ingredients: 1 whole boneless ham 1 small bottle of cherries Ground cloves 1 can pineapple slices Toothpicks 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 3 tablespoons cornstarch Brown sugar and honey (optional)
Want to give your Easter eggs a cool tie dye design? These beautifully decorated eggs are so easy to make with just a few simple ingredients! Supplies Eggs Food coloring Oil White vinegar Water Directions Start with a bowl of hot water, enough that it will completely cover the egg. Add a splash of vinegar. Add several drops of food coloring into the bowl. Then add two tablespoons of oil.
Every now and then, my inner Martha appears and I get the itch to do something crafty. It all started with something I saw on Pinterest. Yes, Im totally addicted. Seeing the photo of the end product sparked a little fire inside me and I had to make these eggshell pots.
Decorating blown eggs are a great alternative to hardboiled – mostly because they never go bad! But how do you get the insides out without cracking those shells wide open? Don’t fret! Jessie Jane from Lilyshop shared a great tutorial for blowing out eggs, so you’ll have everything you need for all those fun craft projects on Pinterest. Supplies
Food coloring is great for a number of entertaining projects. Turn that vanilla cake blue. Make that milk green. Every princess would love some pink bread for her sandwich. Make homemade modeling compound in a rainbow of colors. Unfortunately, it’s also great for staining your hands. Soon enough, your fun, rainy day activity has become a frustrating evening at the sink, removing the evidence of the day of fun. Make a simple scrub that will wipe that pesky coloring away.
Worried about what all that chocolate and candy the Easter bunny brings might do to your waistline? Don’t fret! You can stay healthy and happy through the holiday season with some fun and festive fitness ideas.
Finally the beautiful weather makes an appearance, the clocks are set ahead and the days are getting longer. Just one glimpse of the purple crocus peeking through the ground can set off an hour of conversation between us about what flowers we will be planting, what colors we should choose, and the yearly banter about who plants the parsley and who plants the basil. Heaven forbid if we both plant the parsley! Important Questions
So, what do you do when your child becomes a teen and outgrows the little Easter toys and trinkets that the little ones love? Well, it's tough since teens are notoriously hard to shop for any time of year. But we're here to help. We rounded up some items that your teen will (hopefully) love…