Easy Spring Crafts To Enjoy With Your Kids

Spring is here, and it is the best season for crafting.  After all, who doesn’t love cheerful pastels, fresh blooms and adorable little bunnies?  This year, add some extra excitement to your springtime crafting sessions by getting your kids involved.  Creating beautiful spring décor is a great way to teach your kids some crafting skills while bonding as a family.  From festive door decorations to awesome egg art, here are the top craft projects … [Read more...]

Easter: Great Time For Flower Arrangements

Easter is soon approaching and I can't wait to get my Easter decorations up throughout our house.  We've had a crew of workers in our home for awhile and there is sawdust everywhere!  Hopefully they will be finished with the stair rails soon so we can get the mess cleaned up and our Easter decorations displayed throughout our home. Photo Credit:  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/239957486372310281/ The kids look forward to pulling out the … [Read more...]

Dinner Made Easy #HoneyBakedEaster #Ad

I received the following food items from HoneyBaked in order to facilitate my review.  All opinions are 100% my own. Our family looks forward to spending time together for Easter.  Our family lives far away, but I still make sure that our family of four enjoys traditional Easter meals like the ones my husband and I grew up enjoying with our families.  This can be a lot of work in the kitchen if you are the only one cooking, but I've got … [Read more...]

Reducing Holiday Stress At Easter

Easter is one of the most family-friendly holidays and offers a great chance to either spend time with your church or just relax with your relatives.  Maybe you have a big Easter lunch at your parent’s house or perhaps your family has a quieter, more religious-centered holiday.  Regardless of how you decide to celebrate Easter, holiday stress can easily sneak up even on the most prepared moms.  It’s important to take the time to work on stress … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Leftovers: Recipe for Egg Salad

When it comes to holidays, part of the joy of celebrating is partaking in home-cooked meals that have traditional meaning to our families.  A bonus, if you happen to be the hostess for said holiday, is leftovers that can feed your family for multiple meals.  The only downside of leftovers, especially if you have a lot, is figuring out a way to add variety when incorporating them into your meals.  Who wants to eat the same dinner five nights in a … [Read more...]

Easter Celebration Ideas

Easter is a fun family-centered holiday that offers a great chance to spend some time with your kids and extended family members. Regardless of how big or small your family is, there are a number of things you can do together to celebrate this special holiday with your loved ones. Egg hunt – Kids of all ages love Easter egg hunts, so don’t skip this part of your Easter celebration. Whether or not you tell your kids that the Easter bunny … [Read more...]

$30 Gift Code Discount Party Supplies Giveaway ENDED

  Welcome to the March Into April Giveaway Hop   My giveaway is valued at $30 and sponsored by Discount Party Supplies and open to US minus Alaska and Hawaii.  The winner will receive a $30 prize pack in the theme of their choice.  Are you familiar with Angry Birds, make sure you check out the Angry Bird Party Supplies while browsing DiscountPartySupplies.com.  My kids love to play Angry Birds, so I tried my hand at it, but I … [Read more...]

“Hop” To Your Local Theater

This post was sent in by mom blog reader, Jo Ann McAlister.  She has an Easter Activity that she'd like to share.  Meet Jo Ann, a day care center operator from Kentucky: I operate a small day care center in my home, in which I keep two to three kids a day. I am always looking for fun activities to treat them to.   This week we were on Spring break, which meant I had an extra child in my home.   I have kept her since she was two months … [Read more...]

Taking The Sugar Out Of Easter

While checking out other mom blogs, I came across www.healthykidsplate.com.  I really liked this site and contacted the author and asked her to do a guest post for the mom blog readers.  The following post was sent to me from Amy.  Enjoy!! Taking The Sugar Out Of Easter The grocery store shelves are full of pastel colored candies, marshmallow chicks, and jelly beans just in time for Easter.  I feel good about the fact that I don’t have to buy … [Read more...]

Is Your Child Getting A Personalized Letter From The Easter Bunny?

I love Easter and look forward to the Easter Egg Hunts in the house.  I will be moving our Easter Egg Hunt outside this year if the weather cooperates.   The Easter Bunny's hiding spots are beginning to get a little old after using the same area to hide his goodies over the past three years!  My cousins have night Easter Egg hunts with flash lights.  That sounds like fun, but may be frustrating for smaller children. The Easter Bunny is … [Read more...]

Make Jello Jigglers For Easter

I found this Jello Jiggler recipe at www.recipetips.com.  I bought the Jello egg molds years ago, but forgot how to make the jello recipe that goes with them.  I used to teach school and would make these jello eggs for my students and they loved them!!  Now that I found this recipe, we'll eat them at my house again.  The whole family enjoys this low fat treat, I can't believe I didn't think to look online for the recipe before … [Read more...]