WW #109: Making Easter Eggs

Hi there guys and Happy Easter! Our family’s easter activities consisted of a lot of painting – both of eggs and of the girls nails.

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First, we painted and decorated some eggs. The girls opted for brighter pastel colors and loaded on lots of stickers. The boys sought more muted colors and forewent additional designs. I was thrilled they wanted to dye and decorate Easter eggs at all. dying eggs
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Many of you probably have your own elaborate methods of dying eggs. We took the easy route of the store-bought boxes! With quite a bit of cooking to do, I was happy to cut a corner. These boxes, though, offered ample opportunity for everyone to do their own thing.
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With the eggs dyed and drying, I headed out with the girls for our bi-annual manicure. Thanksgiving and Easter weekend, I let them get their nails painted. Funny that they always seem to know beforehand exactly what colors and designs they would like.
This year, both went for alternating blue and pink nails with sparkles. These made for some pretty cute nails for little girls.girls nails girls nails getting painted cute nails for little girls pretty nails for little girls
So with some fancy nails, we’re ready for Easter mass tomorrow. The eggs will make a pretty centerpiece for our table. Now if only the Easter bunny can get her act together.
Thanks so much for reading and Happy Easter!

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  • steve weber

    Easter eggs! so excited for Easter.. thanks for sharing your moments of the day!

  • Natalie

    Those Easter eggs look a lot better than what I made as a kid!

  • dglitter

    What a fun time!

  • shellypeterson

    Looks like a fun time!

  • shannon fowler

    Looks like y’all had a good time! Its been a long time since we did the easter egg thing.

    • Messy, but fun! Traditions like these seem to make the holidays even more special and make great memories too.

  • Tiff

    A bi-annual manicure sounds like a great idea. As a kid, I always enjoyed Easter egg hunts.

  • Josh

    Love the ideas for Easter for next year. Thanks!

  • I love the nail Idea… I’m going to so this next year

  • Natalie

    I love these nails! The colors are popping!

  • Samantha

    Those Easter Egg cookies look delicious and I love how your nails match them!

  • slehan

    That’s a great tradition to do with your girls.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

  • chelle

    fun…not sure I like the stickers much 🙂

  • Nancy

    It is fun to color and decorate Easter eggs.