Category Archives: Easter

Hot Cross Bun Recipe and Good Friday

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! Good Friday wouldn’t be the same in our house without freshly baked hot cross buns.  I start them late in the morning, and serve them fresh after we pray our Mercy Chaplet at 3pm.  Until we eat those delicious buns, we eat nothing – …

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My Easter Letter and a Free Printable

printable poster Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! This year I decided to start the tradition of writing an Easter letter of thanksgiving to my Saviour.  Why not make it part of your Easter traditions too! My Easter letter: Jesus, how can I thank you for all you’ve done for …

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Easter 2001 and my First Miscarriage

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! The thing each expectant mother dreads:  miscarriage.  It was the year 2001.  I started spotting on Good Friday. What a fearful sight!  This was my 8th pregnancy, but my first experience with a miscarriage.  I was scared, but I started working on an action …

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A Christian Passover Seder Meal

source source Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! The Passover Seder Meal is the same meal Jesus shared with His disciples at the Last Supper before His crucifixion.  The Seder Meal is a yearly reminder of all the great things God has done for us and continues to do for …

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8 Ways Our Family Celebrates Good Friday

Good Friday at our house follows certain traditions: 1.  We fast.  My husband and I don’t eat anything, while we encourage the kids to last as long as they can without eating, then they can only eat simply so that they are not hungry, such as plain bread and water.  We also abstain from meat. …

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The True Meaning of Easter: Resurrection Eggs

photo source and how-to’s from The Real Housewife What is more fun about Easter than hiding and finding eggs?  Kids who feel they are too old to hunt team up to hide the eggs outside in the yard.  The younger kids gather and wait for the count.  A wild dispersing at the word “go!”  Kids …

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Easter Inspiration

Check out the Easter Inspirations here.  Today’s inspiration has an Easter egg countdown.  I’d like to try this next year.

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The True Meaning of Easter

Today I’m introducing the kids to The Champion by Carmen.  I announced this morning that we’ll be acting this out for the family for Easter.  It is a totally awesome narration/song!!!  I encourage you to listen to it.  It very imaginatively and effectively gets the message across of Jesus winning the victory for us with …

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