DIY on a Dime: Easter Confetti Eggs

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

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 […]

DIY on a Dime: Embroidery Floss Eggs

Looking for a fun craft that adds to your spring decor? Life as MOM contributor Janel demonstrates how to make “yarn eggs” with the more economical embroidery floss. This is a fun, albeit somewhat messy, craft that your kids will enjoy making. It’s a tad advanced for the young ones to do without significant help. […]

DIY on a Dime: Easter

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)

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 […]

Preparing 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 […]

Children’s Books to Read for Easter

Christmas has certainly cornered the market on educational, spiritual, and meaningful resources for children. However, there are still some good reads to explore for Easter with children. You would not believe how excited my kids are about the pile of Easter stuff on the office chair. They are cracking me up with their enthusiasm. Obviously, […]

10 Things I Want to Do with My Kids As Easter Approaches

With ten days until Easter, I’m making some goals on how to make those days spiritually meaningful for me and my family. Lately my kids are just little spiritual sponges. I’ve had more theological discussions with these little people in the last month than I have had with anyone in a long time. It’s been […]