Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Easter Sunday

Here are a couple of projects that we did with the kiddos for Easter. We died a dozen Easter eggs, and I most certainly did not make enough eggs to dye. Just look at the look on Addison's face, she was not happy about the lack of eggs at all! I'll remember better next year. We also made rice crispy Easter treats. It was a lot of fun and everyone loved gobbling them up. The recipe is nothing fancy, just your typical rice crispy recipe and then cut out the shapes with cookie cutters and had a sucker stick. That's it!

Landon had fun, but was a little overwhelmed by all the eggs. He would run past them all and just go to the next one. It was really cute, and he ended up with quite a bit of candy.

My sister also brought up several dozen confetti eggs for us to enjoy. This is a fun tradition that they brought from my Brother-in-law's family. You hollow out egg shells, add confetti, and seal up the hole with tissue paper. Then crack them in your hand and toss the confetti. I am still vacuuming it up from my carpet!

Here is the adult table with all the fancy plates and glasses. It was fun to get to use my china, that usually stays in the laundry room in a box.

Here is Aleana dancing with Landon. She is headed for Broadway for sure. He wasn't so sure about it, but when along with her anyway.

Here are all the the current grand kids all together. This is a rare picture because they are not usually all together. It was fun to have Aleana with us. She is such a pistol! Can you believe she is 16 months older than Landon? She is such a tiny little munchkin.

I also wanted to share an a recipe from our Easter celebrations. This is from my husbands side of the family and is so delicious that I can't believe that I have not posted about it before. My husband requested this instead of Birthday cake, as it was his b-day on Monday and we celebrated it on Sunday.

Rice Crispy Dessert
(I modified the recipe a little to make more of the crust, because it is so yummy)
1 1/4 c. Melted Butter
1 1/4 c. Brown Sugar
3 cups Rice Crispies
1/2 Gal. Ice cream
Sliced Strawberries
Melt butter in microwave and add brown sugar. Mix well, and add rice crispies.

Press 1/2 of the mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 pan.

Slice ice cream and lay on top of rice crispy mixture. Press and smooth.
Sprinkle remaining cereal mix on top and freeze. Cut into squares and serve with sliced strawberries on top.

Hope you all had a wonderful Easter holiday. Enjoy this dessert recipe and let me know how you like it. It is also really yummy in the summer!


Amy said...

I love the collage.. so cute. Looks like a lot of fun was had! Those bunny crispy treats are super duper cute. The dessert looks yummy too... I've never tried anything like that before.

Connie said...

I will attest that the rice crispie/ice cream dessert was DELISH!

That line-up of kids is too precious. We don't get them all together often enough.

wendy said...

Looks like you had a great easter.
I'll have to send that receipe to my daughter ---her girls would love it.

Skeem's said...

That rice crispy dessert looks so GOOD!! yummy! I can't believe how tall Addison is, WOW!

McCleary Mama said...

I'm gonna have to try those confetti eggs!
Is your guys' trampoline buried in the ground?

Rainy Day Farm said...

Yes the trampoline is buried in the ground. We did it when we were building our house and had rented a tractor for another project. It was one of the best things we ever did.

Megan said...

Looks like a fun family Easter. We have enjoyed that dessert before, it is good!

Tami said...

So fun Maria. I'm going to remember that confetti egg thing.