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Cheesecake-filled Chocolate Easter Eggs

If you’re still looking for the perfect dessert for your Easter lunch – look no further. These sweet little chocolate eggs are filled with (no-bake) cheesecake and lemon curd and they come together so quickly and easily! They will be a huge hit – I promise! Learn how to make them on Hellobee here.

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Make Eggshell Votive Candles for Easter

Here’s what we made with those pretty ombré-dyed blue eggs: votive calends for our Easter table! I think they’re so pretty and they were really easy to make. See how on Hellobee here.

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Easy No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake

The funny thing about this cheesecake is that the original recipe is from Martha Stewart Kids. And yes – it’s a good one for kids to make because it’s so crazy easy (and no oven etc), and it always turns out good. I’ve made it with several different flavorings on several different crusts and it [...]

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Ombré Blue Dyed Easter Eggs

I got really inspired by these beautiful blue Easter eggs I came across on Pinterest and decided to do something similar myself. I used one bowl with around one and a half cups of boiling water and two teaspoons of white vinegar. First I added two drops of food colour to the bowl and dipped my [...]

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Dinner Success: Easy South Indian Dhal

That thing about how babies may need to taste (and reject) something 6-12 times before really knowing if they like it or not really holds true for toddlers, and pre-schoolers as well. Tonight I was craving this delicious dhal so I decided to make it, even though, in the past, none of the children have [...]

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No-Sew Denim Bunting Cake Topper

This might be my favourite thing that I’ve made in a while. I love bunting to decorate a cake and I see these sweet little denim flags as the perfect decoration for a baby shower, Father’s day, a western birthday party, the fourth of july! It’s made of denim scraps, involves no sewing at all, [...]

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