Easter Cross Chalk Art Tutorial

Easter Cross Chalk Art Tutorial - You ARE an Artist!

This has turned out to be one of my favorite pastel paintings. It really isn’t hard and you will be able to paint a beautiful Easter cross chalk art painting that you can enjoy for years. Let’s get started! You will need the following pastel colors: dark brown, medium brown, bright orange, bright yellow, dark green, light green, purple, medium and light blue, black and

Good Friday Garden and Choosing a Tree


Both my grandfathers planted their gardens on Good Friday. We’ve adopted this tradition as well. And while it’s a good practice to wait until Good Friday because all danger of frost has past, we’ve discovered another significance. We talk about Easter. We pour that fresh soil into a flower bed. And a little finger makes a little hole for a sunflower seed. It’s then that

Potato Salad with Hashbrowns

potato salad

Yes, indeed you can make potato salad with hashbrowns. It’s a perfect recipe for Easter, a spring or summer family gathering or Fast Food for Slow Sundays. This recipe is from Southern Plate and Christy shows you step-by-step how to make these delicious potatoes. Nana made it for us one recent Sunday. For the recipe: Just click over to Shortcut Tater Salad. For more Sunday

Allergy Friendly Easter Treats

peeps cadbury

For Easter treats we like nut-free and egg-free Cadbury mini eggs – the little chocolate eggs with the crunchy shell. We also enjoy Hershey kisses and Peeps. (As always, this is what we enjoy for our family. Please check all labels for allergy-friendliness for your family.) Here are a few more adaptations we enjoy: I invite you to join me for some fun ideas at

Fun for Easter Week

cross with pastels

A guilt-free, clean-slate stay-cation celebratory Easter week ahead! We’ll enjoy some Easter traditions and add in a few other activities from this list: All of our favorite Easter resources: resurrection rolls, box of repentances and more Make a cross with chalk pastels (this tutorial is for oil pastels but it also works wonderfully with chalk) Of course we made our own variation. Make some Oreo