Easter will be here before you know it, so it's time to make plans for how you'll celebrate.
Whether you are throwing a Sunday brunch, an Easter egg hunt, or family dinner, we've got seven awesome DIY crafts and delicious dishes to make your Easter bright.
Easter Crafts You Can Make at Home
Gather the kids for Easter egg decorating
It's a huge tradition for many families each spring: Easter eggs bring adults and kids together for a chance to show their creative side. Consumer reporter Patricia Lopez and her kids put popular Easter egg dye kits to the test, and found a few ways to have fun for just a few bucks.
For some unique Easter egg decorating ideas, check out Patricia's how-to video here:
Parents and families who want to avoid certain chemicals might be surprised to learn you can even make natural Easter egg dyes at home.
Create your own Easter baskets with dollar store deals
You could opt to pay some big bucks for Easter baskets, or you can use Patricia's expert advice to create your own at a fraction of the cost! In some cases, a basket that would have cost $19.99 or more can be created for as little as $7 to $9 with these tips.
Make an adorable clay pot Easter Bunny and chicks
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This DIY craft is fun for adults and little ones to make, and they make a cute way to welcome guests at the front door of your home! All you need are a few clay pots in various sizes, some Deco Art paint and a few other items that you may have around your home. Click for instructions
Easter Eats Everyone Will Love
If you are having guests over, think green and think spring when planning your menus! We've got a handful of delicious recipes we know will delight your guests. Check 'em out:
Perfect Easter egg salad recipe
Cozy up with this mixed greens quiche
Patricia Lopez's favorite spinach and artichoke dip
Heavenly 10-minute banana pudding recipe
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