Egg Shell Fun

Real quick if you could do this for me, you all would be amazing. One of my friend's Rachel is pregnant with twin boys at 33 weeks right now and on strict bed rest. Can you head over to her blog and provide her some encouragement and love please?? Thanks a million! Here is her blog The Swanson Life 
Hope you all had a wonderful weekend and had a great Easter celebration yesterday. Friday I took off because Sean had it off so it was nice just to be able to have an unexpected free day together. We went to our church's Good Friday service, went to Home Depot to pick up some items needed for a project we are currently working on, of course it will make its final appearance here on ya ol' blog. Dinner Friday night was Costco pizza, beer and movie watching, we rented Footloose, the newest version. Have any of you seen that movie? What are your thoughts?

Saturday we went to a food truck fest with over 40 food trucks. We got there at 2:30pm and they had stopped selling tickets because they were running out of food! Fortunately, I snagged a Groupon for two tickets, (thanks again Katie!) so we were able to get in but some friends we went with weren't so lucky. Literally as we were the front of the line, they said no more tickets were being sold. We snagged some food, sweet potato fries, octopus ceviche, a fried chicken with pasta salada and arancini. 

Easter was great, Sean and I had a delicious breakfast of coffee, strawberries and my family's traditional Polish coffee cake, yum! Church was great, it was a wonderful message.
I did a small decor project with some eggshells and a carton I had been collecting.







I put food coloring into each shell thinking the food coloring would color all the wax but the food coloring stayed in drops and didn't spread. :-(
Here are some more egg shell fun projects I found. 

Egg shell cupcakes

Grass

Succulents
Source: royjoy.com via Carrie on Pinterest

Art project

Clean out corners in a vase

Renew a pot 


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27 comments:

Susan said...

Yum food trucks! That's sounds so awesome! I've only seen them on food network, I'd love to find some in my area some day! Glad you had a blessed Easter!

Becky Borgman said...

I love the idea of covering a vase with egg shells...very creative!

Mrs. Pedersen said...

Wow, those projects look amazing!!

Lindsay [Elle Elizabeth] said...

I have yet to try out any food trucks in my area. I may have just have to go downtown one day so I can get lunch :)

Lauren said...

cute ideas with egg shells!

we have a few food trucks in our area, mainly just mexican food! but I've heard they're delicious! glad you had a great weekend!

Jamie said...

I love all of your craftiness!!!
I hope you had a beautiful Easter sweet friend! I'm missing you dearly and hope to catch up and get together soon. That food truck festival sounds like a blast. A coworker of mine's boyfriend co-owns a gastro one, and all of his food is vegan and "fancy-like". I've been dying to try it out, they are all the rage right now. Hope you have a very blessed and wonderful week!

Morgan Stone said...

Who knew you could do so much with egg shells?! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy your day off! xoxo, morgan

Tonia L said...

Great idea! I love those owls!

Mandee said...

cute ideas!! i had no idea.... I made the birds nests recipe that was all over Pinterest for Easter, I put pics up today!

Allyson Butler said...

That food truck thing sounds so cool! Aaaand, I never knew you could do so much with egg shells; those all look so cute.

Allyson
http://cupcakescandycanes.blogspot.com

marie said...

What great ideas! Having 3 kids I love finding new ideas, blogs and the internet are such a goldmine. Have you heard of Dinosaur eggs? So easy, I saw them on OurBestBites.com

Reannah @ {Shaped by Grace} said...

Cute ideas! I love the owls!! :) I also stopped by your friends blog. Thanks for sharing her story! :) Hope you had a nice Easter with your family! :)

Andrea said...

What fun ideas! Coming over via winetastegirl. Will head over to your friends blog as well to drop a note of encouragement!! New follower to your blog, excited to read more! Would love for you to stop by mine as well!

Andrea
the-blonde-ambitions.blogspot.com

Ruthie Hart said...

such a cool project meg! you are so crafty!

Alexa said...

Went to your friend's blog to offer encouragment. That's tough...but she'll make it through and so will the boys! :) Bummer about the eggshells! :(

Meghan @ More from Meg said...

Love this project! Great idea!! :)

Jenna@The Life of the Wife said...

Such great ideas! I love the egg cupcakes one! I am pinning these for next year! :)

And I WANT TO GO to the food truck fest! How fun is that? Those are my new obsessions!

Jenna

Kira said...

Sounds like a really fun weekend, I love food carts!

amy b.s. said...

what cute ideas!

Allison said...

Food trucks? Sounds like so much fun..glad you got in!!

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

Your breakfast sounds so yummy!

Amanda said...

I wish that we had a food truck festival around here. Maybe I'll have to look into some in NYC. glad that you and Sean got some quality alone time on Friday. Happy Monday!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

that's really festive!!

Becky Lumert said...

So fun! I just watched Footlose this past week. Made me want to throw a dance party in my own living room. Which I did. Party of one because me husband wouldn't come. He sat on the couch and laughed at me.

Kristina Gulino said...

1) I love that you eat Costco pizza for dinner and watch movies with your hubby, because that sounds like my kinda night! Haha.
2) I stopped by Rachel's blog, read her entire post on her progress, said a little prayer here from work, and feel super excited for her and her family. It's going to be amazing.
3) I hope your week is fantastic!

Feel like I just did a homework assignment. Sorry about that, haha!

Kristina
Nook & Sea

Emily said...

Ooooh! I love the owls and the mosaic vase!! Cute ideas!

oomph. said...

Love the grass and succulents ideas! you had a great idea, too! I didn't know the coloring wouldn't mix...learned something new!