Holidays always make me reminisce and share stories and laughs with family and friends. I try hard to pass on some of the traditions that I grew up with to my children.
I remember the art of blowing out and painting eggs without breaking them. I remember an Easter Egg tree that we "stumbled" upon during a walk in the woods (years later my parents told us that it was my uncle who had sprinted ahead and decorated a random tree), 4- day weekends, family dinners with lamb, Easter bonfires and, of course, lots of chocolate. And, I remember, the Easter bunny. Did you know that its origin traces back to Germany? It's called "der Osterhase" in German by the way.
I still paint eggs with my children but have given up on the blowing out part. I'll be staying up late to hide them and little surprises. They'll be going on their egg hunt in the morning and another one in the afternoon. There won't be any lamb at my Easter dinner (20 year vegetarian here) but lots of chocolate for sure.
What about you? If you celebrate Easter, do you have any special memories or traditions that you would like to share?