Easter is Sunday, April 21, 2019. You may be having the family over, and like most, you have waited until now to decorate, plan a menu, order, shop and cook. You may be in a panic, but with a few simple flourishes and menu ideas your celebration will be a success. Easter and the spring awakening will come to life!
Here are some of the favorite tips, recipes and decorating idea from the Goddesses … The Chocolate Goddess, Gourmet Goddess, Goddess on the Go, and The Goddess Touch. You can search for them in our archives.
The kids are the most important. Get Easter baskets, silk flowers, ribbon, and basket fillers and assemble those baskets today.
Basket Filler Ideas
Chocolate Bunnies, Chocolate Eggs, Jelly Beans, Marshmallow, Coconut and Cream Filled Eggs, Fruit and Nut bars, Rice Krispie Easter Treats
Story and Comic Books
Stuffed Animals and Bunnies
A Golden Egg Filled with Chocolate Coins or Real Money
An Extra Large Egg Filled with A Gift Certificate or Tickets to a Show
Flowers glued on the handle and a pretty basket liner make this an extra special basket.
A pretty bow with a butterfly makes a basket all the more beautiful.
Plan Your Menu
Brunch seems to work well for Easter. Plan it just like a restaurant would. A table with Muffins, Scones, Bagels and Salmon, Chicken Francaise, Ham, Quiche, Strata and Salads will keep people busy and full all day.
Set up your desert table ahead as well.
Here are Some More Suggestions for Your Brunch Table from the Goddesses.
The Gourmet Goddess Light and Lemony Chicken Francaise is perfect for and Easter Brunch.
The Gourmet Goddess’ tasty Mediterranean Strata makes for a beautiful presentation.
This elegant Port Wine Poached Pear Salad is a show stopper for a buffet table.
Blueberry Muffins served with Butter and Blueberry Compote are always a fan favorite.
Get the recipe for these Easter Cupcakes right here on our blog.
Like little Easter Baskets, they are a holiday treat for the eyes and the taste buds.
Key Lime Cheesecake, decorated with strawberries, lends beauty and elegance to your dessert table.
The Chocolate Goddess suggests Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake with Silk Flowers.
This is a simple and beautiful cake decorating tip that anyone can do.
The Goddess on the Go suggests a moist and delicious Hasty Lemon Poke Cake which is both easy and quick to make.
Add little touches around your home to help put you and your guests in the Easter spirit.
Such as, welcome and cheer guests with a spring wreath on your front door.
A flower pot of spring flowers with a straw bunny wedged among the blooms will put your guests in the Easter spirit right away.
A few simple decorations in the house make it Easter.
A beautiful straw bunny from Pier 1 placed on a rug of flowers from Michael’s makes an adorable centerpiece.
A few fake eggs or hard boiled with some fuzzy chicks makes a dining room hutch come alive with the spring season.