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.
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.
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
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)
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…
Homemade lollipops sounds like a great idea, but let’s face it – they can be a big-time mess! Luckily, we’ve got a fun holiday recipe for Easter egg lollipops out of Jolly Ranchers. They’re super-simple to make, and clean-up is a breeze. Now there’s no reason to be afraid of homemade candy! Ingredients Jolly Ranchers Candy sticks Silpat Directions Place the Jolly Ranchers like this on your Silpat:
The Easter egg hunt is a classic tradition but there’s nothing wrong with switching it up once in awhile! So why not give your family’s egg hunt a clever new twist this year? Here’s a few of our favorite fun ideas: Easter Coupon Egg Hunt Instead of hiding jellybeans in the egg, try creating homemade coupons and stuffing it with those instead. The personalized coupons might be for a little extra TV time, an extra bedtime story, or a treat. It’s a great alternative to sugary candies! Math Egg Hunt