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Easter 2014

Get ideas for the Leek Easter holidays including Easter recipes, cards, Easter holiday activities, Easter egg decoration ideas and Easter games plus days out and more on the Leek Post & Times.

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    Easter 2014 recipe- Simnel cake

    Tradtionally, simnel cake was made to mark the middle of Lent – also known as Simnel Sunday, and Mothering Sunday. Nowadays, the fruit cake, with two...

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    Spring gardening projects to do with kids

    Spring has finally sprung so it's the perfect time to pick up your trowel and give your garden a spruce. We've got great ideas for projects that are easy enough...

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    Family films to see this Easter

    There's bound to be a rainy day or two this Easter and what better way to save your brood from boredom than a trip to the cinema? Here's our top picks of what...

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    Tips to help keep you healthy over Easter

    Easter is almost here and it's a time when so many of us exchange work and our usual routine for time with our family. It's not just the little ones who like to...

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    Easy crafts for kids

    Need to keep the kids entertained for a few hours? Set them up with one of these Easter themed craft activities. From cute card ideas to no-cook recipes,...

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    Easter egg alternatives

    Bored of dishing out the same chocolate eggs to family and friends each year? Why not mix it up with one of these delicious alternative treats. Small chocolate...

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    Gifts for kids

    Kids love chocolate, but if you want to give them a gift that lasts a little longer then one of these festive toys and treats is just the ticket. Children's...

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    Best sleepover games for girls

    A girly sleepover is a rite of passage for pre-teens. But seeing as there's only so far playground gossip can stretch, your daughter's gaggle will be grateful...

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    Best party decorations

    Hosting a kids' egg hunt or want to dress your dining table in style for a special Easter spread? One of these pretty pastel decorations or cute Easter critters...

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    Delicious Crème Egg brownie recipe

    For an alternative to traditional simnel cake, indulge sweet tooths with an choco-tastic Crème Egg brownie tray bake recipe from Cadbury's. Trust us,...

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    Activities for kids to do at home

    Planning a few days at home with the kids during the holidays? Whether they're crafty, competitive or adventurous, one of these activities is guaranteed to keep...

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    Best family days out to do this Easter

    Spring has sprung, and the Easter holidays are the perfect opportunity to get out and about with the kids. We've got great activity ideas for all the family. T...

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    How to make hot cross buns

    There's nothing like the sweet and spicy smell of hot cross buns on Easter morning, especially a home-made batch. To make the perfect hot cross buns follow...