Paper Mache Easter Eggs

It is a Paper Mache crafty kind of day! How colorful and beautiful are these eggs?

I am obsessed with paper mache because it is so inexpensive and fun to make with your kids. Be sure to cover the area you are working with this is a messy job. Fun and messy : )

It takes about 36 hours for the paper mache to dry! It must be completely dry before you can paint it.

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Meal Planning and Prepping

You know the people who love to cook and experiment in the kitchen? That is not me. I wish it was. I am always a little envious of the people who talk about cooking like it is therapy. I love the idea of going into the kitchen and starting with a recipe as a base, and then making it my own with different seasonings and spices, but in reality I like to get in and out of the kitchen as quickly as possible.

I also like to wait until I am already hungry to start thinking about what I want to eat, or at least I used to until I realized that 1). waiting until I am hungry to start thinking about what to eat leads me to make less-than-healthy decisions and 2). planning ahead makes life a lot easier with a toddler in the house.  This realization is what made me start thinking about meal planning and prepping.

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Bacon & Egg Baskets

These egg and bacon baskets are great to enjoy on the weekend for a fun brunch or to make ahead of time and have for the week to grab a quick breakfast and head out the door!

I highly recommend making these, they are so delicious.

Everyone in your family will love this breakfast recipe. Who doesn’t love eggs and bacon, right?

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Black Bean Brownies

I know, I know what you are thinking. How could Black Bean Brownies be any good?

Well, I have to tell you something this healthier dessert is my new favorite and I guarantee your kids will love it, too! (But, you do not have to tell them there is black beans in it, unless you want to)

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News 12- Ugly Holiday Sweater DIY

The holiday section of the dollar store is filled with ornaments, ribbons and bows, poinsettia clips and Christmas tree skirts that all can be used to create some fun ugly holiday wear.

Having a theme party does not have to break the bank. Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminti (Momee Friends of Long Island) have some fun ideas for you to create your party with items from your local dollar store.

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Rustic DIY Wooden Pumpkin Project

Momee Friend, Jessica has gotten very crafty for the fall! We love all of her latest creations.

I love that this project can be used as scene setter or you can add a name tag to each one for your Thanksgiving table.

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KEEP CASE- Keeping your memories preserved!

Do you have movie reels, VHS tapes or picture negatives that you wish you could view again?

We highly recommend Keep Case as your go to service that brings your memories to life in a more modern way.

“Our goal with Keep Case is to provide everyone with the best possible digitization service to ensure that their priceless memories are properly preserved and made easy to view and share for years to come. And unlike most other digitizing services, we always shoot for the highest quality digital files, aiming for true preservation, limiting the need to have items redone in the future. “- Alex Johnson (founder of Keep Case)

The process is simple and in no time you will be gathering your loved ones around to watch old movies or look at old photos that you never thought you would be able to view again!

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