Yesterday was Easter. We don't do the Easter Bunny at our house although I see nothing wrong with him. I just was a bit obsessed with Santa and the Easter Bunny as a child and would rather my kids not be greedy little boogers like I was. I have two older brothers that were not as obsessed as I was, so it was all me, not my parents or anything else. It was all me. We do still celebrate holidays and our boys get candy and gifts. After seeing some of the HUGE Easter baskets in stores and [...]
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It is easy to keep your toddlers and younger kids involved on Easter with all those interesting activities and fun filled games. But, what about the older children? How do you keep them involved in the spirit of Easter and spend some quality time together? You will likely need to put in more efforts to plan out something special for your older children this Easter. After all, you cannot keep these bigger children happy with painting or hunting for Easter eggs. [...]
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Easter is a very special time for our family. We enjoy spending time together, going to church, and yes, even hunting eggs! After church on Easter, we love to sit down with a delicious Easter meal, which usually includes a ham, vegetables, and bread. I am always on the lookout for simple, easy to prepare foods that aren't full of unhealthy stuff. Last year, I read about Ecce Panis on one of my favorite blogs and we have been enjoying their products throughout the [...]
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The Captain and Baby D loved dyeing eggs with our eco-friendly kit!
Since becoming a parent, I've become amazed at all the candy and gifts we parents give our kids at every possible opportunity. We like to celebrate Valentine's Day, Easter, birthday, Christmas, Halloween, and more, all with candy and stuff our kids don't really need. Here are some of my suggestions for eco-friendly Easter gifts this year!
1. Nature's Magic Egg Dyeing Kit from Wee Can Too – $18 – I won this kit in a giveaway last year [...]
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Mommy wasn't as prepared this year and then the weather played games with me, so I changed their Easter outfits at the last minute. Oh well, here they are!
After church egg hunt:
Baby D refused to hold his Easter basket. Luckily he has a few young ladies who volunteered:
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