Dying eggs is something I have always looked forward to, ever since I was a little kid. Sometimes I think I like it even more than my kids do! However, this year my daughter and I decided to do some special, more “crafty” dying as her brother is away in D.C. for spring break. Maison de Cinq is actually Maison de Trois, at least for this week. So, we decided to try two different ideas. One was to use household items (ie; electrical tape, string, rubber bands, etc) and do different designs on the eggs, dye them and then remove the items leaving white designs on the otherwise colored eggs. The other was to do marbleized eggs, which we’ve actually done before but I think is so cool that I wanted to try again. Here is how some of them turned out…..
We just watched the movie “Tuck Everlasting” tonight (we had never seen it before). Wow! It was really good. It’s always so hard to find good movies to watch with my kiddos and this was a great one. I always love movies that have something to teach my children. However, finding one that is also well-written, entertaining, and doesn’t come off as “preachy” can be challenging. But this one is all of that. I loved the story line, and the fact that it was life-affirming. There was one quote from the movie that I especially liked….