What is a friendship egg, you may ask? It is when a group of friends/siblings use the 6 egg dye colors to make a gestalt color to symbolize the beauty of their friendship and it turns out sludge brown, and then the oldest girls mix just a few colors to create a pretty lavender and dye the very last egg. It still is dubbed the friendship egg, as the kids all share claim to it.
That was the newest feature of our traditional Great Egg Dye, which also included initiating two newbies to egg dying. I need both extra time and nice weather for this event, as I’ve been Mom too long to allow this to take place inside my house. But the kids took to it right away, even figuring out the foil etching, which I thought turned out particularly well. Here are our efforts: