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With Easter being later this year I felt like I had more time to decorate for the holiday.  Plus my girls love helping!  As much as I love neutrals, Spring is a time to bring in color.  I start missing color this time of year so it helps to have cheerful décor around the house.  […]

March 15, 2017

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To celebrate Ash Wednesday the girls stayed home from school and after Mass we created our own Easter Garden!  I’ve seen several versions of these on Pinterest and always wanted to make one.  They are also called Resurrection Gardens.  It’s a great hands on way to tell your children about Jesus’ resurrection. First you will need a […]

March 1, 2017

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Hi Everyone!  So sorry for the long break.  I have a good reason though-I am expecting a baby girl come August!!  I have no other excuse for not blogging besides being totally wrapped up in all things baby! I have really missed you in the meantime. I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Spring.  I […]

April 5, 2010

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Here is another easy breakfast casserole to serve your crowd over the weekend!   Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 50 min Makes: 12 servings   Ingredients:   12 large eggs 1/3 cup  BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream 1 lb. pork sausage 4 oz.  sliced fresh mushrooms 1 onion, chopped 2   tomatoes, chopped 1 […]

April 10, 2009

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This photo caught my eye for its pretty pink color.  Then the recipe sounded just as good as it looked.  What a great punch to serve at Easter!  The recipe includes instructions for both non-alcoholic and alcoholic versions so you can please everyone.  This would also be great for Mother's Day and wedding and baby […]

April 8, 2009

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Change is Good   Large peonies sit in nests instead of eggs!  I love the simplicity of the white flowers in the nests.  What a pretty table setting for Easter, Mother's Day, weddings or "Nesting" baby showers.  These open peonies are sitting in a shallow plastic bowl of water then in a basket of twisted fern vines.  If […]

April 5, 2009

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For your Easter table centerpiece, try this twist on the traditional Easter egg tree.  Your children will love it!  Bonus:  this would also be cute for a "Mama Bird/Baby Bird" or "Nesting" baby shower. Swinging Birdie Egg Tree   First find a branch in your backyard and set in sand or pebbles.  You will also […]

April 2, 2009

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I love love this table setting!  The colors are bright instead of pastel.  Not to take anything away from the pastels but I love the brights.   It looks simple to duplicate also.  You could purchase a turquoise tablecloth and hot glue ribbons down the center.  Fill a basket with tulips or your favorite spring flower.  […]

March 31, 2009

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Check out these adorable Peeps cupcakes from Fancy Flours! Easter Peeps Cupcakes   You will need: • Assorted Solid Colored Muffin Cups • Assorted Colors of store bought peeps (at your local grocer) • Cupcake recipe of your choice • Icing or frosting recipe of your choice Instructions: • Make cupcake recipe. Bake and cool as […]

March 25, 2009

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Welcome Spring with the cake of your choice decorated with these pretty colorful flowers!  It's easy to do and your kids will have fun helping you make the flowers and leaves. This would also be great for a wedding shower or baby shower. Gumdrop Cake    You'll need: Shredded coconut Green food coloring Spice drops Mini […]

March 25, 2009