We decided to go the nontraditional route this year for Easter. No ham or no mashed potatoes but rather hot dogs over an open fire, potato salad and baked beans followed by Peeps S’mores. We laughed, got smoke in our eyes,and the first mosquito bites of the season followed by an after dark flashlight […]
While I know that Easter crafts and decorations are usually soft pastels I’m a fan of bright and bold colors. You know, I’ve never understood why spring and Easter colors are so pale when, to me, Spring is all about an abundance of color after months and months of snow and […]
My cousins, sister and myself (second from left) circa 1975 or 1976. Happy Easter, Happy Spring, Blessed Passover and Ostara. Whatever you celebrate this time of year may it be happy, safe and full of love.
HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE MARSHMALLOW EGGS from Butter with a Side of Bread I stopped doing Fabulous Friday a while ago because I got a couple of grumpy emails from bloggers who DID NOT want their work shared. Even if it was a photo and a link out. Which I thought was rather silly but […]
Yesterday Warren and I drove out to Tractor Supply for a tool he needed. I love going to Tractor Supply, Home Improvement Stores and Hardware Stores with him. My favorites are the old hardware stores. The ones with wooden floors and old signage, but they are hard to come by these days. Anyway, we’ve […]
There is something about Spring that makes me want to be a little more “girly” than usual. And you can’t get much more romantic than pearls and roses. I created this project for the Crafts Unleashed blog a couple of months ago and it times out perfectly to share it with you […]
I’ve got a quick to keep the kids busy this week leading up to Easter and celebrating Spring. I made these last year with a group of kids of varying ages and everyone seemed to enjoy it! First I drew out a pattern that looked like this, cut it out and traced […]
I’ve spent some time this week spring cleaning my office and studio so I haven’t been creating quite as much as usual. So instead of a tutorial or other crafty bit of goodness I have a little collection of Easter Crafts from past posts. I’m not HUGE on Easter so there aren’t tons but […]