DIY on a Dime: Easter Confetti Eggs

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Easter is a time of celebration, of new life in Christ. Confetti Eggs are a fun way to celebrate with friends and family. It might surprise some people to know that we don’t play Santa, the Tooth Fairy, or the Easter Bunny at our house. I grew up with all those traditions as did FishPapa. […]

DIY on a Dime: Chocolate Marshmallow Eggs

diy on a dime chocolate marshmallow eggs

Dipping marshmallows in chocolate is a classic way to combine two great flavors. Egg-shaped marshmallows and sprinkles make it all the more fun. During a recent trip to Target, I stumbled across a bag of jumbo egg-shaped marshmallows. While we don’t do The Bunny around here, I do like eggs as a symbol of new […]

Special Recipes for Easter

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Looking to establish some Easter traditions? Try one (or more) of these recipes for a memorable time with family and friends. Ultimate Carrot Cake Easter will be upon us in just a matter of weeks. I don’t want to miss what I believe to be the most important holiday of all. So, I’m culling different […]

DIY on a Dime: Easter

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Discover inexpensive ways to celebrate the Easter holiday. I’m a firm believer in creating traditions and special memories for our kids and for ourselves. Rituals revisited over the years help us to mark the days, witness growth in ourselves and in others, and appreciate the passing of time. However, I know the frustration of feeling […]

An Easter Menu (Ultimate Recipe Swap)

Empty Tomb Resurrection Cake

Plan now for your Easter dinner and save a bit on groceries when you catch the early sales. The Empty Tomb Cake I know, yes, I’m planning ahead a bit by posting this. But, really? Easter is only about two weeks away. So, if we want to catch some good sales to prep a nice […]

Family Fun for St. Patrick’s Day

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Saint Patrick’s Day is next Sunday! Now is the perfect time to plan a little St. Patrick’s Day fun into your family’s schedule. Here are just a few ideas to get you started: Activities for St Patrick’s Day Make St. Patrick’s Day Meaningful Make a rainbow of homemade playdough! Make shamrock salt dough tea light candle […]

Preparing for Easter

Jesus Cookies for Easter

Easter is just a few weeks away. Consider how you might prepare. Easter is a mere three weeks away. My! How time flies. This year I actually did one of those things that I’ve always been meaning to do: the kids and I are going through a Lenten Bible reading plan. I found it on […]

DIY on a Dime: Put a Little Heart into It

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Celebrate Valentine’s day with a few simple, yet heartsy touches that won’t cost much. After a grocery trip in which I saw normal $6 bouquets jacked up to $16, I instructed my husband not to buy flowers until Friday. Why pay $10 more because it’s Valentine’s Day? Yes, out of the mouth of the woman […]