Category / Easter

March 18, 2016
Every year the kids and I decorate eggs for Easter. Some years, we use the traditional dyeing kits. They’re always great fun and I love the way my kids wriggle up their noses at the colorful dishes filled with white vinegar. In years past, we have also tried our hand at using sharpies, decorating with…

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April 18, 2014
This week I could not help myself. I loved the edible Easter terrarium that I created last year for the family.  So this year, I decided to turn these mason jars into individual easter terrariums that I could put in the kid’s Easter baskets. They were a huge hit Easter morning and came together using supplies…

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April 9, 2014
I was on assignment this week from HGTV Gardens. My job was to create an egg topiary showcasing how beautiful chicken eggs can be in their natural state. Of course, I wanted to include many natural elements from the gardens. So I added a base made from a birch tree, moss, grapevines and burlap ribbon.…

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January 15, 2014
This week I’m sharing my latest craft for HGTV Gardens. My early 2014 assignments had to do with weddings. Taking inspiration from the gardens and my daughter’s tutu, I decided to make a craft that is not just for weddings. I created this versatile clip that can be featured in the hair, on the wrist,…

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March 20, 2013
It is hard to believe that Easter is so early this year!  This is the one time of year that my sweet tooth really gets a craving! My favorite candies are the Cadbury Eggs filled with caramel. Last week I was off to the store to stock up on these once yearly offerings.  While there,…

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March 13, 2013
It is hard to believe that Easter is right around the corner. The chickens have begun to resume their regular laying patterns. Yesterday, I discovered that all the hens had laid an egg. The egg cartons are filling fast and my fridge is abundant with eggs. Earlier this week, I found myself making a couple…

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April 6, 2012
Each year, the kids and I look forward to baking for Easter. Last year, we made cupcakes with Peeps sitting in nests filled with candy eggs. This year, I have seen so many variations of cakes with pastel colored M & Ms and an assortment of Peeps marshmallow candy on Pinterest and Facebook, that this was on my…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.