TWO Easter Bread Recipes

Easter 2020 is over and even though it was celebrated different than in past years, it was still a very memorable day. Along with being Easter, it was my boyfriend and I’s 4 year anniversary! We actually went on our first date the day before Easter 4 years ago, and the rest is history. Four years ago I made this Italian Easter Bread for the first time and it’s made an appearance every year since! This year was a little extra special as we spent the day at our new house still as dreamy eyed in love as 4 years ago (and eating A LOT of bread). With a little extra time on my hands this Easter compared to years past, I decided to make not one but TWO types of breads! The first was our families Italian Easter Bread and the other was Hot Cross Buns.

Italian Easter Bread fresh out of the oven!

I highly recommend making both! They are both yeast breads but the dough is much more foolproof. One of the reasons is the use of instant yeast, meaning you put the yeast with all other ingredients instead of placing it in warm water/milk to activate. Read on for the Italian Easter Bread recipe. The Hot Cross Buns recipe is compliments of King Arthurs Flour and can be found here.

Hot Cross Buns = YUM
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Quick Burlap Bunny Craft

It has been so busy lately that some craft time was very much needed for both of us. We wanted to fit one more craft in before Easter and we did, but this post unfortunately didn’t make it before Easter. This burlap bunny is rustic, fun, and super quick to make (Even the pom pom tail)! Not only did we do this craft within an hour, we had all of the supplies we needed at the house. We finished the craft early enough to make some Italian Easter Bread and relax before the Easter Bunny made his visits on Saturday night.BurlapBunny Continue reading “Quick Burlap Bunny Craft”

Hop Hop Hooray, It’s Easter Wreaths

Is there anything more satisfying than taking items that apart are nothing but together can make something so beautiful? (I feel like the main girl in the Hallmark movie Christmas in Love writing out that line and I love it!) For me, creating will make any day better and I feel completely in my element. Nine times out of ten, the project I start with, is not the one I end up with either. There are adjustments, recalculations along the way but in the end what I’ve made is new and exciting. With Easter a few weeks away, we decided to start the month off with an Easter Wreath craft.

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