A Heap of Cheap Eggs

If you have a gaggle of kids coming over for Easter and want to run an Easter egg hunt, the cost of buying plenty of chocolate eggs for them to find could turn out quite painful on the old pocket. My quick tip is to forget about your usual sources of chocolate eggs and instead go Read More…

Marble Eggs using nail varnish

I was hunting around for inspirational Easter activities when I found (via Pinterest) a picture of some really beautiful swirly marbled effect eggs. Not only is the result quite lovely, but the ‘how to’ photo shows how just three pins can make an effective drying rack for a dipped egg. The credit must go to Sara Read More…

Simnel Cake Recipe

For hundreds of years the tradition in Britain has been to eat Simnel Cake at Easter. Similar to a christmas cake (but a bit lighter) this cake is always decorated with 11 balls of marzipan (representing the eleven apostles of Jesus) 4 large eggs 225g self-raising flour 100g glacé cherries 200g butter at room temperature Read More…

Three Easy Easter Activities

Stuck for things to do over Easter? How about keeping the kids amused and away from the Xbox with some traditional Easter activities. They are all really simple to do, great fun for all ages and don’t cost a fortune. Egg Decorating Painting eggs is really easy and a great way of creating Easter decorations Read More…

Easy Asparagus Soup Recipe

The very first British asparagus starts to come into season around the time of Easter and makes a great starter to any Easter menu. Here’s a very simple asparagus soup recipe which you can whip up in minutes. Ingredients a glug of olive oil one large onion – finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic – Read More…