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Tag Archives: Easter

Sewing Fabric lined quilted Easter baskets / bags

I am a last minute kind of person, yesterday (Good Friday) I suddenly decided that it would be great to have a look at how to make Easter easter baskets. I woke in the wee hours thinking of how to do this. I decided that I would like to sew quilted bags for the children to use. I looked at ... Read More »

Painting candy coated Easter eggs, a fun kids activity.

Last year the children painted Easter eggs with food colouring using a paintbrush, it was fun but made the candy coating very sticky and wet.  Today we did the project again, this time the children drew patterns on the eggs with toothpicks which was much neater and less messy.  I then made a tiny mix of water icing using 2 ... Read More »

Breadmaker Hot Cross Buns Recipe – Easy and Heavenly

It’s that lovely time of the year again.  Growing up Catholic I have issues with eating Hot Cross Buns all year round, and if I did the novelty would wear off.  When I got my bread machine I discovered that shop bought Hot Cross Buns are not a patch on home made ones and they really are easy.  I searched ... Read More »