Celebrating the Easter Season with Friends

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Not Your Normal Easter Season Recipes I love spending time with friends and with kids it get hard to enjoy nights out very often. We try to get together on a monthly basis for adult conversation, fun, and of course food. The kids love it because we are always trying out new yummy dessert recipes and they get to help. This month was no different and with Easter coming I wanted to try out some new Easter Recipes. I get sick of the traditional pies and desserts so I ventured outside of my normal … [Read more...]

Easter Centerpiece: For under $5

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Easter Centerpiece I know we all think wow I have people coming over what am I going to do for an Easter Centerpiece? I often plan little parties for the kids we have special teas and desserts just for fun. I love to make little centerpieces for them but honestly like it better if the kids make them with me. I have to make them on a budget because we really try hard to achieve financial success.   Easter Centerpiece This is what you will need to make an Easter Centerpiece Peeps, … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Roll Recipe: Shamrock Style

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Shamrock Cinnamon Roll Recipe This Shamrock Cinnamon Roll Recipe is the perfect St. Patrick's Day Breakfast! Delight them "Irish Style" when they wake up on St. Patrick's Day with Shamrock shaped cinnamon rolls. This recipe adds a twist to the traditional cinnamon roll and makes it unique and fun. Plus who doesn't like waking up to the smell of cinnamon rolls in the morning. Ingredients 2 cans Great Value Cinnamon Rolls with icing   Shamrock Cinnamon Roll Recipe … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: Grown-up Green Eggs and Ham

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Green Eggs and Ham Recipe I still remember being in 1st grade and reading Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham. I could probably recite most of the book if I was inclined to try but I do digress. I also remember the day they made us try Green Eggs and Ham. I was not an adventurous kid and did not like to try new things. My mom learned the hard way once with Pierogies.  However, surrounded by class mates I was not going to be the only one not trying it. I soon realized that it tasted the same as … [Read more...]

Easter Bonnet: Crafts

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Easter Bonnet I know this isn't your typical Easter Bonnet but my daughter didn't want a hat. What is the mom to a diva to do? Well, make her something fancy. The best part is this is a craft that kids can do. Easter Bonnet Materials Ribbon, Scissors, head band, ribbon, tulle, imagination This is the famous bowdabra ... I love mine but you do not need one for this craft. It is for those of us that need help with this stuff. It also is helpful when you have little crafters working … [Read more...]

DIY St Patricks Day Shirt

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DIY Project I love when I can dress my daughter in something unique, with a personal touch--so I decided to make a DIY St. Patricks Day shirt for her. This project is surprisingly simple for how professional the end product looks. All you need is Modge Podge, green glitter, a sponge paint brush, and a water washable marker or pencil. First find and prewash your white shirt. Then you need to find your favorite clip art of a shamrock, I easily found mine by searching online. Trace your … [Read more...]

St Patricks Day Centerpiece Sweet Pot of Gold

St Patricks Day Centerpiece

St Patricks Day Centerpiece My usual bonding time with my 6 year old son usually involves running around, playing basketball or other sports but this week I decided to do something different just like doing some craft for St Patricks Day. I asked him and he said that he loves coloring, balloons and sweets so we decided to combine it all together and make a St Patricks Day Centerpiece. Materials: Papers in white, green, black and yellow … [Read more...]

Decorating with Peeps: $5 Hatching Peeps Garden for Easter

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The team here at Madame Deals have a challenge, who can create a cute Easter Centerpiece with only $5? Well here is My (Rachelle) Entry! Hatching Peeps Garden for Easter How cute is this!? And I only spend $5 to make it! It was super easy and fun to make, Now if I could only keep my 4 year old from trying to steal the Peeps, we have already lost the hatching Peeps on top, they never had a chance. I fear the rest of them won't make it to Easter. Here is what you will need for this Easter … [Read more...]

Easter Straw Hat Decoration

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Say Hello to Spring with this Adorable Easter Bunny Straw Hat Decoration! Everyone will be all smiles when they see your door decorated with this Cute Straw Hat Decoration for St. Patrick's Day. The best part is all items can be purchased at the dollar store and assembled in less than 15 minutes. It is so much better than window clings also because it is simple to store and reuse for next year. Easter Bunny Straw Hat Decoration   Straw Hat Decoration Supplies List: 9 inch straw … [Read more...]

Decorating with Peeps : $5 Easter Centerpiece

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Create a $5 Easter Centerpiece that looks Delicious!   We were issued a challenge to create a $5 Easter Centerpiece. I will be honest and admit that I lack the creative gene. I am the person who pins stuff on Pinterest because it looks cool but never gets around to doing any of it. To be honest,I don't see why I need it because I have my mom. Don't worry I don't have her locked in a closet making crafts all day.  I let her out for meals and to sleep a few hours. Seriously though, … [Read more...]