November 18, 2017

Resurrection Rolls – Making Simple Easter Recipes Meaningful


I can’t believe it’s been eight years since I first shared this post. My baby was only five and now she’s a new teenager. Oh my! How does that happen?  I thought this was worth sharing again because it’s a […]

Easter Basket Trail: Easter Morning Idea


Easter Morning Idea: Follow the Ribbon Tradition It’s so simple to make magical memories with your children and I had such fun reminiscing, as I just loaded last year’s pictures. Why don’t you take just a few minutes to add […]

Fun and Festive Bunny Napkin Fold


When I entertain, I love to create and develop a simple, yet fun and elegant tablescapes on a budget. I always make sure that some unique napkin fold comes into play. Learning to fold napkins is such an easy way […]

Easter Bunny Sweet Trail


Easter Bunny Sweet Trail For those of you who enjoy engaging your children’s imaginations with the Easter Bunny, you already know that your children or grandchildren look forward to the Easter Bunny every single year. There are many delightful ways […]

Magic Jelly Beans to Lollipops Garden Cake (Easter Tradition, but perfect for any party)


Some of the most memorable and imaginative  traditions that I incorporated into our family tapestry came when our children were young. The first year I did this Magic Jelly Beans to Lollipop Garden Cake, it was pure magic. I wish […]

Magic Jelly Beans & the Lollipop Garden (Easter Tradition)


Create pure magic and enjoy the wonder of your child’s imagination as they watch these Magic Jelly Beans grow into their own special Lollipop Garden. (Read here how to use this as a character building activity with “Joy Filled Jelly […]

Last Minute Easter Ideas – Food, Decor, Games, Traditions


I am always in need of last minute holiday inspiration, so why not share the little bit of last minute Easter ideas I have to help you as well. (Many more Easter suggestions here: Easter archives) I’m still struggling with divine […]

Share Easter Laughter with a Time of Joke Telling


A lot of laughter always occurs during our extended family’s Easter Egg-stravaganza, but when we came across some funny Easter Jokes for kids and adults, I knew a new tradition was about to be born. Since our kids are always […]

What are your Easter Meal Ideas?


Every year we host our traditional Easter brunch and our favorite – Easter Eggstravaganza. It’s always a casual buffet style, since there’s typically around 25 – 30 people, and this allows for easy service. Everyone brings some of their favorites, […]

Egg Knocking Contest: Easter Traditions for Children


As we approach Easter, I’ll be sharing some fun Easter traditions and Easter Games, like this Egg Knocking Contest that I first heard of when I was a traditions consultant with Once Upon a Family. It’s such a fun addition […]

Tasty Tuesday Parade of Foods


As dogwoods bloom, tulips tip their hand, and cluttered closets are cleaned, I’m reminded that spring is in the air. With the windows cracked open allowing the sacred sounds of robins whistling in their newly formed nest, I’m invited to […]

Easter Food Traditions


As Easter Sunday approaches, many of us try to iron out our last minute holiday plans. On the other hand,  many know exactly what will be served on Sunday because it just wouldn’t be Easter without our favorite foods. There’s […]

DIY – Creating Beautiful Easter Baskets: Easter Basket Ideas


DIY Easter Basket Ideas, Easter Basket Craft and Easter Basket Gifts Many of us have an abundance of baskets stashed in the depths of our closets;  holding onto them for that perfect use. Well, let’s pull them out, avoid the […]

Easter traditions – make it memorable


Since traditions are near and dear to my heart, I have a plethora of ideas for any holiday or celebration. Still in the blogging learning curve, I have realized that I need to post them in advance so you can […]

Eggstravaganza: Easter Tradition


For most of us, Easter is not Easter if you don’t decorate eggs. This year, instead of letting the kids have all the fun, start a tradition that involves the whole family. Throw an annual Easter egg decorating contest. Choose […]