Friday, 11 April 2014

Happy Easter 2014

I love Easter, it's my favourite time of year. It's cheaper than Christmas and I've never suffered any major tragedies at Easter, also it's a good time to reflect on Faith and life, finally, don't forget all the CHOCOLATE!!

This week we have been preparing for Easter, possibly a little early but it does't matter because we can do it all again next week :)

First we have been cooking up an Easter storm with our Chick Cupcakes and Easter Biscuits. Just look at the yumminess we have created.

Easter Chicks - Kids in the Kitchen

Easter Biscuits - Kids in the Kitchen

The Little Man helped me make some Easter Bark using chocolate, mini marshmallows and tiny candy coated chocolate beans.

There was of course the obligatory Easter Bonnet Parade at school, and Boo and the Little Man worked really hard on their bonnets. I made the bonnets from old cereal packets then gave the kids free range in how they would like to decorate them.
Boo won first prize for her bonnet :)

Next I'm going to make my Easter Simnel Cake which I love.
We hope to spend some time in the holiday visiting the local Nature Center and all the animals.

Whatever you are doing this Easter, I do hope you have a lovely time (and lots of chocolate)

The Reading Residence


  1. Looks like you've been having a great time!! I love the look of those cakes! Yummy! x

  2. What a great week, it looks like you've been having lots of fun :) #WotW

  3. Looks a lot of fun! You've made me hungry, though! We've Easter crafts and bakes on the agenda for next week, and I'm really looking forward to it :) Thanks for sharing with #WotW x

  4. Love your seasonal baking and crafting! Looks like you had great fun. I've given up chocolate for Lent so am counting the days till Easter!

  5. I miss the Easter bonnets I remember the boys did it in reception class and that was it..... :( the kids look great and well done you, ive not had a chance to do any baking over Easter... Ive only just managed to sort out stuff for the boys Easter baskets for the big chocolate day.... Hopefully next year I will be able to make up for it. provided the boys don't deem themselves too old for it.

  6. Food looks yummy & the kids loves their craft. You are ready for easter =) #wotw

  7. those chick cupcakes are great and I LOVE the bonnets! x


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