• Holidays

    Spring Break + Easter Recap 2018

    The weather was anything but spring-like during our Spring Break this year. I’m looking at you snow on Easter. Despite cold temperatures and several days of clouds, we made the most of it including a day trip to Kansas City where we surprised Ben with indoor skydiving.

  • DIY

    Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs

      As much as I love the typical color dyed easter eggs, these silk tie dyed ones took our eggs to the next level. I was just as excited as the kids when we finally unwrapped the finished eggs to look at the patterns.

  • Holidays

    Easter 2017

    We kicked off our Easter celebrations by decorating eggs Saturday night. Nothing like waiting until the last minute. I also wised up this year and bought 2 egg dying kits and boiled 3 dozen eggs to cut down on the fighting of who gets which color or more eggs.  Thunderstorms rolled through early Sunday morning but by the afternoon the weather ended up being beautiful. The boys were excited to get their easter baskets but Jack didn’t love hunting the eggs as much as I thought he would. After breakfast we went to church and then my parents came over for lunch. My sister and her family were all sick…

  • Holidays

    Easter Celebrations 2016

    Easter day this year was chilly and rainy but that didn’t stop the fun of eggs and baskets and lots of family time. The weekend before Easter we broke out the classic Paas kits and got to decorating. Jack also had a little party at school on Good Friday. Pottery Barn Easter Baskets were out and ready for the boys to rip through on Sunday morning before heading to church with my family. Both boys stayed upstairs during the service instead of going to Sunday School and did fairly well despite the pretty long service. After church my parents, sister and her family headed back to our house where we…

  • Recipes

    Easy Easter Dessert

    I made this super festive (and easy) dessert last year for Easter lunch and it was such a big hit that I’m bringing it back this year. Click here to read about how to make this adorable cake! Linking up Alesha for Delicious Dish Tuesday.