Free Easter Book

I’ve made a little book about Easter for you.  It has some passages for you to contemplate on, and some ideas for you to use when working with your children.  There are recommendations for pictures, hymns, books and activities, and some recipes. You can download the book here: Click here I will be removing the link in a week or two, … Continue reading

Notes for Easter 2014

The dates for Easter 2014 are: Maundy Thursday – 17 April Good Friday – 18 April Easter Sunday – 20 April Some information on Easter and Lent traditions: Why Bother With Tradition? Easy, fun Easter cards for children to make: The Easiest and Most Fun Easter Cards Here’s my famous Hot Cross Bun recipe: The Secrets of Making Perfect Hot … Continue reading

Notes for Easter

I’ve just put together some quick notes to help you prepare for Easter with your children. Dates for Easter 2013 are: Maundy Thursday – March 28. Good Friday – March 29. Easter Sunday – March 31. Some information on Easter and Lent traditions: http://www.homeschoolfamilylife.com/why-bother-with-tradition Easy, fun Easter cards for children to make: http://homeschoolfamilylife.com/the-easiest-and-most-fun-easter-cards-ever/ Here’s my famous Hot Cross Bun recipe: … Continue reading

The Easiest and Most Fun Easter Cards Ever

One of the nicest ways to help children to prepare for Easter is to help them make Easter cards. And I’ve got instructions here for making the simplest and sweetest Easter card that even tiny people can join in on and the older ones will enjoy the novelty of making. The instructions are in two parts:   Part 1 1. … Continue reading

Why Bother With Tradition

Tradition Do you remember in the movie, Fiddler on the Roof, what Tevye says about tradition? He says: ‘How do we keep our balance? That, I can tell you in one word – tradition! Because of our traditions we’ve kept our balance for many many years. … Because of our traditions every one of us knows who he is and … Continue reading

Secrets of Making Perfect Hot Cross Buns

We made our Hot Cross Buns this morning.  It’s part of our Easter tradition. And everyone loves them! I thought I would give you my own personal recipe and include all my secrets and tips.  If you follow these instructions you will be sure that your Hot Cross Buns are delicious, light and healthy.  The instructions are detailed, but making … Continue reading