Category Archives: Easter

day 133: crafty kiddos/ adorable easter or spring easy kids craft: cotton ball sheep craft!

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  • Project: day 133: crafty kiddos/ adorable easter or spring easy kids craft: cotton ball sheep craft!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, the kids loved these and they are cute keepsakes for Easter decor next year!
  • What I would do differently: nothing at all 🙂
  • Items used:cotton balls, black construction paper or card-stock paper, google eyes, ribbon for a bow, glue

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Karie J 🙂

day 132: get crafty/ so simple and cute easter or spring snack/ carrot “goldfish”!

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  • Project: day 132: get crafty/ so simple and cute easter or spring snack/ carrot “goldfish“!
  • Thanks so much to Grandma B and Aunt Molly for helping out with so much Easter fun!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, it was too adorable! They were the perfect snack for the kiddos after a long easter egg hunt, but they are also great as parting gifts, easter basket fillers, cute lunch box snacks, and so much more!
  • What I would do differently:  make more to hand out with friends, or change out the goldfish for orange jelly beans!
  • Items used: goldfish, clear cellophane treat bags shaped into carrots by scotch tape and green ribbon!

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 131: crafty kiddos/ a fun Easter or Spring tradition: turning jelly beans into lollipops!

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  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, and we definitely will do this tradition each and every Easter Eve!
  • What I would do differently: “plant” more!
  • Items used: jelly beans which were “planted” and then grew into lollipops Easter morning!

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 130: get crafty/ the meaning of Easter/ a simple craft and dessert in one to teach the story of Easter through colored jelly beans!

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Project: day 130: get crafty/ the meaning of Easter/ a simple craft and dessert in one to teach the story of Easter through colored jelly beans!
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes. It is so easy to get sidetracked from the real meaning and story of why we celebrate Easter, but doing this craft/activity helps keep things in focus!
• What I would do differently: do it every year as an Easter family tradition, as well as have printable versions of the poem to hand out to relatives and friends 🙂
• Items used: jelly beans, ice cream cones, twizzlers or licorice, as well as the cute idea and poem behind the meaning of each colors go to: http://beinglds.blogspot.com/2011/03/telling-story-of-easter-with-jelly.html and poem here: http://www.dltk-holidays.com/easter/jellybean.htm
Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 129: cooking it up/ so simple, but so cute Easter or Spring “Chicky Cheese Ball” appetizer

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Project: day 29: cooking it up/ so simple, but so cute Easter or Spring “Chicky Cheese Ball” appetizer
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, this one was super easy!
• Would I do it again? yes! It was a huge hit today at our Easter party not just for it’s cute looks, but for the taste as well!
• What I would do differently: I actually might change up the decorations on it and try it for other holidays!
• Items used: cream cheese, shredded cheese, herb seasoning packet (just a bit to taste), salt and pepper, carrots and pepercorns, for the full recipe and adorable idea go to: http://jacyeats.blogspot.com/2011/04/chickie-cheeseball.html 

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 128: get crafty/ simple easter or spring table decor/flower arrangement with gerber daisies, peeps, and jelly beans!

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  • Project: day 128: get crafty/ simple easter or spring table decor/flower arrangement with gerber daisies, peeps, and jelly beans!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1. This one was super easy!
  • Would I do it again? yes, you all know I love the glass within a glass trick. It’s so fun to stick fun little festive decorations on the outer glass and not ahve to worry about the flowers dying too soon!
  • What I would do differently: change it up for each holiday, which I have been doing so far!
  • Items used: peeps, jelly beans, gerber daisies, small vase on the inside with water, and a larger outer vase to hold all of the “goodies!”

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 127: baking away/ adorable easter treat/dessert: “bunny butts”, aka cupcakes, coconut, chocolate, oreos, oh my!

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    • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3. Thanks to my sister-in-law Molly, it went pretty smoothly, but it really helps to have an extra hand, these guys are a bit time consuming!
    • Would I do it again? we will see tomorrow, but I think the kiddos will like them!
    • Items used: cupcakes, frosting, coconut, oreo crumbs, chocolate chips, mini chocolate chips, marshmallows

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂