Easter

Easter in Italy

Easter in Italy

We went to Figline Valdarno in Italy for Easter: Italians celebrate Easter over the course of five days – starting with a wide range of religious and folklorist events: Holy Thursday – churches open their doors and welcome followers to visit their elaborately flower-decorated altars to pay respect to Jesus during his time of death(…)

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Donkey Costume – Home made, cheap and easy

Donkey Costume – Home made, cheap and easy

There are many occasions when children (or adults) need to dress up and it need not cost the Earth! Today I am going to show you how quick, simple and cheap it can be to make a donkey outfit. I made ours for festival attire, but I can see that this could come in very(…)

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Hotel Chocolat Scrambled Egg Review and Giveaway

Hotel Chocolat Scrambled Egg Review and Giveaway

There is just so much choice when it comes to Easter chocolate these days isn’t there, in different shapes, sizes and chocolates. So I was delighted when Hotel Chocolat asked me if I would like to review and giveaway one of their products I was delighted. They have a great range including the Easter Egg(…)

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Easter Hunt Lucky Dip and Easter Bunny on Tour

Easter Hunt Lucky Dip and Easter Bunny on Tour

How do you spend your Easter? Do you do the same thing ever year or do you like to do something different? For me, I always remember going to my Nan and Granddad’s house on Easter Sunday. They often gave me too many Crème Eggs and I don’t like them.  We were not allowed any(…)

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TRH Craft – Chicks in Nests

TRH Craft – Chicks in Nests

Easter Chick in a Nest made from a Toilet Roll Holder I have been trying to help my youngest stay engaged in an activity a bit longer, so I am doing a series of Toilet Roll Holder Crafts (TRH). I’m hoping that the repetition and routine will help. We started by painting brown some TRHs(…)

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Chocolate Easter Egg Cakes

Chocolate Easter Egg Cakes

 The problem with these cakes is they were so delicious we wanted to keep eating them!  We always use the all-in-one or I like to call it throw in the bowl mix. 3 eggs, 6oz butter, 4oz castor sugar, 6oz of flour, pinch of baking powder Then to make them chocolate just throw in some drinking chocolate and whisk(…)

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E could only mean one thing!

E could only mean one thing!

EASTER EGGS!!!! I have been teaching my 4 year old the alphabet before he starts school in September. So really Easter couldn’t be better timed! Well this I found on Pinterest and thought it was just perfect. Simply cut out an E shape and an egg. Cut the egg in half as if a chick(…)

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