Tag: children’s holiday

Easter: The Knitting

Easter: The Knitting

Making Easter outfits for my children has been one of my traditions in the last few years. 2013 – Easter Sweaters 2012 – Easter Dresses This year, my Easter outfits were inspired by a treasure trove of yarn samples. I ordered some wonderful hand-dyed yarn…

Easter: The Food

Easter: The Food

Thank you for all the great comments and questions on my last post about the end of my Lenten healthy eating experiment! I will be getting to your questions soon. First, I need to take a short mental break from dieting to catch up on…

Easter Egg Dyeing

Easter Egg Dyeing

This year's "Touch of Gold" easter egg dye kit came from The Dollar Store.
This year’s “Touch of Gold” easter egg dye kit came from Dollar Tree.
We hard boiled a mixture of brown and white eggs--probably the healthiest foods we eat at Easter.
We hard boiled a mixture of brown and white eggs.

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Sometimes silly....
Sometimes silly….
The finishing touch . . . "14 carrot gold egg glaze"
The finishing touch . . . “14 carrot gold egg glaze”
The gilding process.
The gilding process.
The finished masterpieces.
The finished masterpieces.

After Easter, I loved having extra dyed eggs in the fridge.  They made for such a happy breakfast.
After Easter, I loved having extra dyed eggs in the fridge. They made for such a happy breakfast.


*I have no affiliation with Dollar Tree.

Christmas Recovery

Christmas Recovery

For those who were wondering, yes, we did manage to get that tree up! It was around 7:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve but we got it done.  We listened to Mozart and shared a big bowl of French Onion soup. And then of course Santa…

Ruly Kids: Instant Elf Hats with Pajama Pants

Ruly Kids: Instant Elf Hats with Pajama Pants

My 6 year old came up with this super easy, cost-free tip to generate instant elves and cute photos.  The steps are simple and kids love it! Find a pair of pajama pants, leggings or other stretchy pants. Put them on your head! Results: