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At Mary Sherwood Lake Living, we believe that design is not merely your surroundings, but also your lifestyle!
In honor of Easter, we’d like to present a medley of tips….
Gingerbread houses are usually thought of as a painstaking process…stir up the gingerbread batter, roll it out, cut out the shapes, bake the individual parts, erect the house, and finally, the fun part, decorate. The ingenious moms at The Candy Cottage have done the hard part for us and created a ready-to-decorate gingerbread house. They simply need some candy and icing along with your imagination. They can be decorated to celebrate any occasion, but we’re highlighting the Easter house.
The houses come individually packaged with snap together pieces that easily fit together to form the house. Once constructed, simply adorn the house with icing and Easter candy such as jelly beans, pastel Reese’s Pieces, tiny marshmallows, and pastel M&Ms.
Another great tip is converting your everyday deviled eggs into “devilish” easter egg chicks. Simply hard boil and cut your eggs in half crosswise. Cut a thin sliver off the bottom half of the egg to help it stand upright. Scoop the filling below into the bottom half of the egg, place the top on, and adorn with black peppercorns for eyes, and a triangle of carrot for the beak. Voila!
Devilish Easter Egg Filling:
- 12 Egg Yolks
- 1/3 c. Wasabi Cucumber Dill Sauce (available at MSLL)
- 2 tsp. dijon mustard
- Salt and Pepper
Lastly, why not make your easter drinks look adorable as well? Simply push a straw lengthwise through a bunny Peep and serve with your favorite springtime beverage. Too cute!
So however you decide to celebrate this Easter holiday, do it with style…
Mary Sherwood Lake Living – working with you to create your lifestyle!