Mommy Blog Expert: Easter Peeps Marshmallow Candy Crafts Recipes Decorations DIY Ideas for Kids to Make

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Easter Peeps Marshmallow Candy Crafts Recipes Decorations DIY Ideas for Kids to Make


Celebrations



This is a sponsored post

Peeps Easter Collection Giftbasket Giveaway


Peeps Easter Bunny Patch Cake, Image from MarshmallowPeeps.com
Peeps have been around for generations: more than 60 years to be exact. Ever since the company's humble beginnings back in 1953, the brand has been synonymous with the coming of Spring and Easter for young and old. Back in the day there were just a few varieties like the yellow marshmallow chicks and pink rabbits to enjoy. While those two types are still great sellers at this time of year, the 2014 Peeps Easter Collection has grown to include a choice of 12 delicious Peeps products available in both the U.S. and Canada in stores and online.

Kids and big kids at heart still squeal with delight when they discover these fluffy sugar coated marshmallow chick and bunny treats in their Easter baskets. They're wonderful to eat straight out of the package, too. But, until I did some research for this post and created the Peeps Girls Easter Hairband craft pictured below, I had no idea how hugely popular they have become as ingredients in creative recipes, wonderful arts and crafts and lots more that fans have been dreaming up.

Peeps Girls Easter Hairband, Image from MommyBlogExpert.com
It seems that Peeps are just about everywhere on the Internet -- from Pinterest boards, to mom and lifestyle blogs, to recipe sites and many more. There's even a Wikipedia page devoted to the brand.

All I've curated here may surprise you, too. Each and every Peeps DIY project referenced in this post is easy enough for you and your children to make together. What ever you choose to do, you can look forward to fun and quality time with the whole family.

Here are some of my favorite Peeps discoveries that go way beyond just eating them to sweeten your holiday!


Peeps Bunny Baby Bunting, Image from AllParenting.com

Arts & Crafts


Easter Peeps Floral Centerpiece, Image from Parenting.com
Entertaining


Pixie Stick Peeps Pops, Image from Lovefromtheoven.com
Recipes




Snapshot of SocialMoms Peeps Pinterest Board
Pinterest Boards


Peeps-Infused Vodka, Image from BakingBites.com

Easter Candy Leftover Ideas


The Peeps ideas are endless...

Easter Peeps Wreath, Image from LisaFrostStudio.com
Really, it's only limited by your imagination as to what you can cook up or craft with these colorful marshallow candy novelties. So, let your creativity run wild. Make one, two or many easy-to-create things with Peeps this Easter season with your kids. Don't forget to take pictures because you'll also be creating memories that are priceless that will last a lifetime.


About Peeps and Company
For additional delicious and festive inspiration and to see and buy the entire 2014 Peeps Easter Collection visit PeepsandCompany.com. Really fun ideas can also be found by following Peeps on Twitter, FacebookPinterest and Instagram.

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FTC Disclosure: I disclose that Peeps and Company provided me with their entire 2014 Easter candy collection to faciliate a series of MBE posts. I did not receive any payment or other compensation. All opinions in this post are my own. The brand is also providing the prize package and shipping for the associated Peeps Easter Giftbasket Giveaway MBE is hosting. See complete FTC Disclosure information that appears at the bottom of MommyBlogExpert's main page and at the bottom of every individual post on this blog, including this one.

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