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Happy Easter Eggs :)

Yesterday we tried the extra cool Easter eggs we found on Pinterest here.  We only had the pictures for directions so here’s how we did it.

005Gage helped Grandma crack the hardboiled eggs.

007We added food coloring into the cracks and let them dry in the frig overnight.

010Then Gage helped peel of the shells (since he only did one and ran away I didn’t get a picture).  We skipped one step in the directions, rinsing off the shells, and wonder if it would have prevented the color from going all the way to the yolk.  Gage licked one and I ate the yellow one and it was delicious 🙂

Happy Easter everyone!

March 31, 2013 - Posted by | Gage, Photos, Pinterest | ,


  1. They look pretty but I’m not sure I could eat one dyed like that. Happy Easter to you and your family, Stacy!

    Comment by BermudaOnion | March 31, 2013 | Reply

    • That’s why I ate the yellow one. The others scared me 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 4, 2013 | Reply

  2. That is very cool! I’ve never seen that type of egg dyeing before. Hope you all have a blessed Easter!

    Comment by Sandy | March 31, 2013 | Reply

  3. They are beautiful! Great job!!! And Happy Easter!!!

    Comment by rhapsodyinbooks | March 31, 2013 | Reply

  4. Oh my gosh, those eggs are beautiful. They look like they’re made from marble and polished to a sheen. Love the pic of Gage with his grandma.

    Happy Easter!

    Comment by Beth Hoffman | March 31, 2013 | Reply

    • Why, thank you Beth. They do look like marble 😉

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 4, 2013 | Reply

  5. Looks like fun! Happy Easter to you and your family 🙂

    Comment by Tara | March 31, 2013 | Reply

  6. Cute. I remember those egg coloring days:)

    Comment by harvee | March 31, 2013 | Reply

    • I think next year we’ll try a different technique.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 4, 2013 | Reply

  7. They look so beautiful! Easter with little kids is so much fun. (Except the part where they wake you up at 5 a.m.–at least, mine used to).

    Comment by Ali (Worducopia) | March 31, 2013 | Reply

    • Oh, please no! Not 5! So far he hasn’t gotten excited enough for any holiday to wake up early for it.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 4, 2013 | Reply

  8. i miss the days the multi-colored egg salad! Happy Easter Gage 🙂

    Comment by Jennygirl | March 31, 2013 | Reply

    • That’s what I should have done with them! Next year.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 4, 2013 | Reply

  9. Happy Easter to you too! Looks like a fun time was had by all.

    Comment by Nise' (Under the Boardwalk) | March 31, 2013 | Reply

  10. Happy Easter, Stacy! Loved the pics.

    Comment by Mary | March 31, 2013 | Reply

  11. How cute!

    Comment by shelleyrae @ Book'd Out | April 1, 2013 | Reply

  12. that’s so cute, happy Easter Stacy

    Comment by Teddyree | April 1, 2013 | Reply

  13. Fun!!!! Pinterest has some good stuff. We still have a ton of eggs that we never got around to coloring due to the flu of death that hit our house last week. Maybe we should do some post Easter coloring! Gage is such a cutie!

    Comment by hmsgofita | April 1, 2013 | Reply

    • I don’t think toddlers care if we color eggs during the correct week 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 5, 2013 | Reply

  14. He’s so adorable!! Great job on following the pictures 🙂

    Comment by Staci@LifeintheThumb | April 1, 2013 | Reply

    • We skipped one step because we didn’t understand why they were washing the eggs with soap. Now we know 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 5, 2013 | Reply

  15. how fun, hope you had a nice Easter.

    Comment by kelley | April 2, 2013 | Reply

  16. Fun!!! We did a bit of decorating (in the safety of my aunt’s house) and Elle had fun but she doesn’t get the cracking and peeling part either. Hope y’all had a happy Easter!

    Comment by Trish | April 3, 2013 | Reply

    • Gage enjoyed showing off the eggs once they were done 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | April 5, 2013 | Reply

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