Coconut Creme Easter Eggs

Coconut Creme Easter Eggs Recipe: 1/2 cup butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. salt 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 6 cups confectioners’ sugar 3/4 cup flaked coconut Cream butter, vanilla and salt. Blend in milk until smooth. Add sugar, mix well. Add coconut and blend well. Shape into egg form and place on waxed paper covered cookie sheet(s). Chill overnight. Dip in chocolate coating (recipe follows). Store in refrigerator. Chocolate Coating 8 (1 oz.) squares of baking chocolate 1/3 slab of paraffin wax (found in…

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Easter Ham Special from Honey Baked Ham

Easter is such a wonderful celebration and we love to have a special dinner to add to the other celebrations of the day… Easter Egg Hunts, Church Worship Service and a special family dinner with a Honey Baked Ham and all the fixings :). The flavor and the moistness of their hams is beyond comparison to any other brands we have tried. Their side dishes are always tasty when they have samples in the store when I pick up either our Easter ham or the…

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Cute Easter Costumes For Children & Babies!

Easter and Spring are finally arriving and so are the cute Easter costumes for children & babies! It is so much fun to see your child dressed up and they love the fun and games we play with our little ones when they are dressed as a Little Chick, a Baby Lamb or a Cute Little Plush Bunny are so precious and soft – also available in child or toddler sizes. The Pink bunny is so cuddly, you just want to hug her (available in…

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Fun with Easter Peeps – share your stories!

Fun with Easter Peeps – share your stories! The Marshmallow Peeps are back and invading the stores! Who would have ever thought this innocent, cute bit of fluff could get into so much trouble… We are doing something fun for this holiday – Tell us your Peep stories. Time to confess what you do to these adorable little critters. From the drying them out in desk drawers to making them explode in the microwaves – which we don’t recommend by the way :). Use the…

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How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally You can use Red Cabbage, onion skins (red or brown), beets, tea bags, paprika or coffee to dye eggs naturally! Add 1 quart of water and 2 tablespoons white vinegar to a large pan; if more water is necessary to cover the ingredients, proportionally increase the amount of vinegar. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat & allow the ingredients to simmer for 30 minutes. Strain dye into a bowl, and let cool. Add eggs to the strained…

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Easter Chip Cookies

Easter Chip Cookies: 1 1/4 c Firmly-packed brown sugar 3/4 c Golden crisco shortening 2 T Milk 1 T Vanilla 1 Egg 1 3/4 c All-purpose flour 1 t Salt 3/4 t Baking soda 1 1/2 c Pastel-coloured candy coated chocolate pieces 1. Pre-heat oven to 375F (190C). Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies. 2. Combine brown sugar, shortening, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat egg into creamed mixture. 3. Combine…

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Spring Themed Party Activities

Spring themed party activities for your enjoyment! Pin the tail on the bunny. Draw a black cutout of a bunny, use pink markers for his nose/mouth/ears, cotton balls for his tail. An outside egg toss. If you want added adventure, you can make some eggs hard-boiled and some raw. You can also have your guests color them first (or color them beforehand if you want them dry). Jelly bean guessing game – fill up a big jar and have everyone write down their guesses (provide…

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13 fun facts about Easter

Here are 13 fun facts about Easter for you to enjoy for this season! 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are made for Easter each year. Each day, five million marshmallow chicks and bunnies are produced in preparation for Easter. 16 billion jelly beans are made for Easter (that’s enough to completely fill an 89 feet high and 60 feet wide plastic Easter egg – about the height of a nine-story office building!) 82 percent of Americans say they would prefer a chocolate or candy bunny…

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