Easter Nests (Chocolate No-Bake Cookies) & Other Delights

We naturally think of giving to others at Christmas. But Easter is another opportunity to share with others and teach children to give. Do you have a favorite recipe? Why not prepare it as a family and make a surprise delivery to a neighbor, hurting friend, or elderly person during the Easter season? Here are some cookies we’ve made: Oatmeal cookies molded into Easter eggs and decorated with frosting. Sugar cookies cut into crosses and decorated with sprinkles. Chocolate no-bake {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Extra Special Dessert: He is Risen Rolls

He is Risen Rolls is hands-down one of the most viewed recipes on MMCW’s site. Probably because they are yummy. Definitely because these rolls are a great way to teach the Easter story through food to children of all ages. Why not set aside time this week to create an extra-special dessert as a family together? Laugh together, make a mess, and allow the truth of Easter to go deep into hearts and minds. Even if your little ones are {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

He Has Risen! Rolls

These are easy, fun, and very tasty. Ingredients: 1/2 stick of butter (melted) 1 can of large refrigerated biscuits Large marshmallows (8 of them) A bowl of cinnamon and sugar mix Preheat over to 350 degrees. Take the white marshmallow. Jesus was pure and sinless like this marshmallow. Roll marshmallow in butter and then in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. The butter represents the anointing oil and the cinnamon-sugar mixture represents the spices–both items were put on Jesus’ body before they laid {Read More}

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We’re Expecting A…Baby Cake

Did you just find out that you’re expecting a girl or a boy?  Frost with white frosting and serve cake slices or cupcakes as a creative way to announce the big news! Ingredients: 1 white cake mix Food coloring (blue or red) Mix up the white cake mix according to directions.  Pour 2/3 of the cake mix into the prepared pan.  Mix the appropriate food coloring (you know: red/pink for girls, blue for boys) into the remaining 1/3 cake mix.  Make {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Ice Cream Bombe

I love making ice cream cakes in the summer.  My family loves eating them so much that they now ask for them all year long, as it has become their preferred birthday cake.  And it couldn’t be easier to put one together!  Don’t be alarmed by the fact that there are several steps; each step takes just a minute or two and the results are well worth it! Ingredients and supplies: 3 flavors of ice cream Prepared cake (optional) Saran {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Fresh Cranberry Relish

Loi Palmer, November 2005 MMCW 1 (16 oz) bag fresh cranberries, 1 naval orange, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup chopped pecans. Coarsely chop cranberries and naval orange (include the peel–remove the seeds) in food processor. Stir in sugar and pecan pieces. To get the full flavor, make it two days ahead and refrigerate. About Loi PalmerLoi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.