Easter Archives

Top Easter Posts from The Simple Homemaker--for real people in real life homes.

In case you’re wracking your brain trying to remember how on earth to boil eggs, what on earth to do with those eggs, and what in tarnation (wherever that is) to serve on Easter, I’ve got a few reminders from years past. The Jelly Bean Gospel: You can buy this, but why not make it with your kids.   How to Boil a Perfect Egg: This tutorial…

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There are many ways to celebrate Easter with food, and many of them point directly to the Resurrection, such as this Jelly Bean Gospel or these Resurrection Rolls or these Resurrection Cookies. Chocolate Bunny Oatmeal has nothing to do with anything. It’s just plain fun. That happy, oblivious little bunny has no idea what’s about to transpire. Serve up bowls of piping hot oatmeal and…

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My kids love creating masterpieces on their Easter eggs. They each receive 18 eggs as their blank canvases, and they spend a couple hours meticulously manipulating the appearance of the egg until we have a barnyard of animals, a testament of Bible characters, a library of elliptical novellas, a museum of art, a secret test site full of aliens, and about three or four eggs…

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I love food. I can’t help it. When a holiday approaches, my first thought is “Bring on the grub!” Easter is just around the corner, and my “What are we going to eat?” musings have led me to create this list of Easter edibles from around the web. You can plan your own menu by selecting an item or two from each category, and, voila,…

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Use a whisk to remove Easter eggs from a cup of dye without coloring your fingers, or to lift boiled eggs out of hot water without burning your hands and without dropping the slippery little buggers from a spoon. This also works to remove them from ice water if you cool your eggs after boiling. Simple press the whisk onto the egg, and the little…

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This post contains affiliate links. It’s Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season and a time when Christians focus on what Christ did for them both through his life and more specifically through his death. Then it all culminates in the glorious resurrection of Easter morning. I’m giddy about Easter. Over the years I’ve used several approaches to bring the magnitude of this home…

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I love a good, juicy ham on Easter and Christmas (and any day in between). Too often the hams we’ve had are dry, expensive and sickeningly sweet, even when we bought the high-priced, big name hams from the ham store. It’s enough to make a person sit down and cry into her taters. Therefore, we took it upon ourselves to find the cheapest, tastiest method…

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