Enjoy Natural, Organic Candy this Easter! {giveaway, too!}

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This organic candy post was brought to you by YumEarth.  All opinions are mine.

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I always have issues with the holidays.  Candy and treats are the center of holidays for kids, and the majority of the candy they get is full of weird, man-made ingredients.  This Easter, the boys will be getting YumEarth Organics candy and fruit snacks in their baskets!  The Captain's favorite YumEarth candy are the gummy bears, while D prefers gummy worms.  Daddy is a fan [...]

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Tone It Down, Parents.

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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Easter Games and Activities for Older Kids

Easter games and activities for older kids   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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Make Your Easter Meal Special with Ecce Panis Gourmet Artisan Breads!


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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Wordless Wednesday: Dyeing Eggs


The Captain and Baby D loved dyeing eggs with our eco-friendly kit

Eco-Friendly Easter Gifts


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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 the best eco-friendly Easter gifts this year!

1.  Rainbow Plush Fabric Alphabet Letters from Crunchy Farm Baby  - $38 – handmade with 100% cotton fabrics – super cute, educational [...]

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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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Easter crafts and ideas for kids!

Easter is really sneaking up on me this year!  Here are some fun Easter crafts that I found on Pinterest that you can do with your kids.  

Eco-Friendly Easter Gifts

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Natural Food Dye for Eggs (Purple) from bon appétit:

Make an Easter Garden from toddler activities at home

Stained [...]

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