Recipes, Crafts, and activities for Easter.

cream cheese cookie icing There’s nothing quite as sweet as a perfectly frosted sugar cookie.  Sugar cookies decorated beautifully with royal icing and so pretty you can barely manage to take a bite.  Eh. Totally overrated! I want to eat my sugar cookies and not feel guilty about[…]

Looking for a fun Easter craft? Make painted wooden spoons in adorable Easter designs and prints. I love wooden spoons. I have a very hard time passing them up at the store even though I have a drawer full of them.  So I am absolutely in love with[…]

Turn a macaroon upside down to make bird nest cookies! Bake and fill each little nest with jelly beans or Cadbury mini eggs for a fun spring or Easter treat. Nothing says Easter or spring better than coconut nests filled with mini candy “eggs”. When I was a[…]

Discover how to make a dirt cake that is both yummy and elegant! This chocolate dirt cake is served in an elegant footed serving dish and topped with bright spring flowers for a centerpiece that is both gorgeous and delicious!

Dirt cake isn’t just for kids! Learn how to make a dirt cake centerpiece that’s both gorgeous on the table and delicious to eat using. This dirt cake looks stunning in our sponsor Luigi Bormioli’s footed serving bowl topped with colorful spring flowers. I made my first dirt cake for[…]

Start a new tradition of swapping Easter baskets with your friends! Fill a basket full of your favorite thanks and swap.

Start a fun new tradition with your friends and create a My Favorite Things Easter basket for a fun exchange! Just include your favorite things plus a little candy, of course, and have fun making a friend’s Easter special. I love Easter. I love creating fun Easter baskets[…]

Add some candy free treats to Easter baskets with these free printables!

Make your own fun treats as Easter egg fillers for kids (or anyone!). Just print out and write your own treats like extra screen time or date with mom. Roll up and fill plastic Easter eggs for baskets or an egg hunt. It’s time for one of my[…]

deviled eggs

Love deviled eggs but hate the chore of filling them? Check out this easy “kitchen hack” featuring products from our sponsor Fresh & Easy for filling deviled eggs quickly and easily.   Deviled eggs are one of my family’s favorite foods, but I make them exactly once a[…]

Make an adorable bunny Easter basket with your kids! All you need is an empty milk jug, cotton balls and glue for this fun Easter craft! I volunteer in my daughter’s first grade classroom each week working on sight words with the students.  A few weeks ago her[…]

Homemade Gummy Candy from growingupgabel.com @thgabels #recipe

My family loves gummy candy in all shapes, sizes and flavors! A few years ago I discovered a recipe to make it at home so we tried it out. It was so easy! Just three ingredients and some kind of mold is all you need.  In half an[…]

This easy carrot cake recipe comes together quickly in just one bowl! Mix, pour and bake for the most delicious carrot cake you’ll ever have. This is a no nonsense carrot cake.  There are no raisins or pineapple are any other junk to mess it up.  And it’s[…]