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Easter Findings April 3, 2012


This year marks the first of many fun times with the kids! After having Paige, I was too excited for all the celebrations, adventures, and excitement that seemingly disappeared after I grew out of my childhood. I couldn’t wait for our first trip to the beach, or the zoo, were I could show her everything that being a kid has to offer! Little did I know, I had to wait until she’s old enough to actually understand everything! Since she will two in May, now seems like the best time to start the fun..with Easter! Some good food, family, and a visit from the Easter Bunny should kick things off right! Maybe next year, Colt will be able to join in on the fun.

I wanted to share some Easter ideas that I found this week, that I plan on trying.

First on my list, are these cuties…

Peep Deviled Eggs (compliments of Pinterest)

We love to eat in our family. I’m pretty sure everyone just shows up to eat…unless there are presents involved.  This year, the most amazing chef I will be cooking! These deviled eggs are so cute, and just as easy. Boil your eggs, and cut the top off instead of slicing long ways. Prepare your filling how you like it, stuff the eggs, and place the top back on. You can use triangular slices of carrots as noses, and bits of black olives as eyes.

Next is the cake!

Easter Bunny Cake!

I actually found this on a search in Yahoo! and my mother in law told me how easy it was. Bake two round cakes. Put one in the center for the face, then cut two half moons inwardly into the second round cake. Place the middle under the face for a bow-tie, and the two outer pieces on top for ears! I am planning on doing this with a carrot cake recipe I found, and doing a homemade cream cheese icing.  I wanted to wait to post the recipe for the cake until I personally tried it though!

Easy Decorations:

These were actually made by my cousin Karrie, and are so cute, I can’t wait to make them! All you have to do is mix one cup of liquid starch and half a cup of flour. You will also need embroidery floss, and water balloons. Blow up the water balloons (with air, not water) until they are egg-shaped. Unroll your embroidery floss, and press it into the glue mixture you already made. Wrap the gooey string around the balloon, and allow several hours to dry. Then, pop the balloon once it dries. I’ve also seen someone hang these on a string as garland!

As you can see I’ve been playing around on Pinterest for Easter ideas..and I just loved this. Very refreshing to see a change in the usual flower bouquets. On the left, are just regular colored eggs. Obviously you wouldn’t want to leave this bouquet out too long! On the left is a vase filled with M&Ms, and peeps. This one you could really get creative with, mixing and matching colors, or treats!

Last on my list for now! No one likes to eat a big meal, then have to do the dishes…Here is a fun way to dress up your plastic ware:

I will continue my search for Easter goodies…and post my recipes later! I hope everyone has a safe, and happy holiday.

Before I forget! We are in the running to become a Top Mommy Blog! On the top right sidebar there is a picture of a juggling woman..you can click her to vote for us, or at the banner on the bottom! You can come back daily to vote. Once you click, that’s all you have to do! Votes are tallied by how many clicks from my site each day. I also wanted to thank all of my followers who have been so supportive.

Thank you! Happy Easter!

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17 Responses to “Easter Findings”

  1. Anna Says:

    Those are some really cute ideas! I love it!

  2. these are soooo cute!! And I am totally making deviled eggs that way!! (If I can- I’m horrible at peeling eggs!) And God bless pinterest! 🙂

  3. nowickcandle Says:

    I need to try and make the eggs out of embroidery floss, so cute 🙂 Thanks for the idea!!!

  4. I’ve been following Pinterest for Easter ideas, too! Enjoy your crafting! 🙂

  5. billgncs Says:

    love deviled eggs! and the peeps are great!

  6. pamiejane Says:

    Those ideas are so cute. I started doing cupcake toppers but seem to have run out of steam after 1 bunny and loads of bunny feet. I think everyone is only going to get them after easter.

  7. burntapple Says:

    I love all of these ideas! They are so simple and easy making it nice for busy moms like me. Thank you for sharing these. Can’t wait to see the bunny carrot cake. I think that’s such a cute idea.

  8. sfarinas Says:

    I had the flowers and silverware on my pintrest board of ideas too! Yours came out great!

  9. Ellen Beeton Says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I’m so glad I came here because I loved this post! Your eggs are adorable. The cake is awesome. I hope I can do that well some day.

  10. Jenny Says:

    These are all very cool ideas. The deviled eggs are my favorite!
    Jenny

  11. Leslie Says:

    Love the napkins!! My sister makes the Easter Bunny cake every year – it is so dang cute and I tell her to stop it because I bring Rice Krispie treats (we have different talents, and mine is not in the kitchen). The napkins though, I can do, and will plan on it for Sunday! Have a wonderful Easter! It sounds like you have lots of fun ahead!

    • Haha! I would love if someone made me Rice Krisipe treats. I consider myself baking challenged..and the Easter Bunny Cake was my easy way out. Happy Easter to you and your family:) Thanks for reading!

  12. Chel Says:

    Thanks for the visit! Happy Easter!


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