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Easter

Hop into the spring spirit with Easter - a time of joy, renewal, and egg-citing hunts! Don’t forget the Easter Bunny and his chocolate goodies!
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Spring is in the air and Easter, celebrated on March 31, is right around the corner! Rejoice and embrace the spirit of renewal that this beautiful season brings. Easter has a rich history that dates back beyond its Christian roots to Pagan traditions celebrating spring and rebirth. Whether you're tinting and hiding eggs, waiting for the Easter Bunny's chocolate surprises or simply enjoying the blooming beauty of nature around you, Easter is a joy-filled time that brings light and love after the winter season. Let's hop into this egg-citing celebration and make the most of this delightful holiday!

History of Easter

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>30 AD</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origins of Easter</div><div class='timeline-text'>The festival commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, believed by Christians to have occurred three days after his crucifixion around 30 AD.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>325 AD</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Council of Nicaea</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Council established the date of Easter as the first Sunday after the full moon following the March equinox.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>600s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Egg Symbolism</div><div class='timeline-text'>The tradition of using eggs as symbols of new life and resurrection became embedded in Christian customs.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1600s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Easter Bunny Emerges</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Easter Bunny, originally a symbol of fecundity and renewal in German pagan tradition, became associated with the holiday.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>American Easter Traditions Begin</div><div class='timeline-text'>European settlers brought Easter traditions to America, including egg decorating and the Easter Bunny delivering chocolates and candies.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1878</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First White House Easter Egg Roll</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Rutherford B. Hayes hosted the first annual White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition that continues till today.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Easter

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Host a themed Easter party</h3><p class='facts-text'>Whether you choose the bunny theme or spring blooms, a themed Easter party can bring joy to the kids and adults alike. Decorate your home, bake bunny cupcakes or flower-shaped cookies, prepare fresh lemonade and let the celebration begin!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Organize an egg painting contest</h3><p class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and family, especially the children, and set up an egg painting competition. Prepare a painting station with lots of colors and brushes. Let creativity flow and reward the most artistic egg at the end.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Plant an Easter garden</h3><p class='facts-text'>Embrace the springtime by getting your hands dirty and plant an Easter garden. Pick plenty of colorful flowers that represent the rebirth of nature and do not forget to include some veggies too, like leafy greens and maybe some carrots for the Easter Bunny!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Design Easter Bunny footprints</h3><p class='facts-text'>Delight your kids by creating Easter Bunny footprints leading to the hidden eggs. Use a stencil and some flour for an easy and fun way to take your Easter egg hunt to another level!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Distribute handmade Easter baskets</h3><p class='facts-text'>Create personalized Easter baskets for your loved ones filled with hand-painted eggs, chocolates, small gifts, and handwritten notes. Deliver these baskets personally to spread the Easter joy and light in the lives of those you care about.</p></div></div>

Why Easter is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Easter symbolizes renewal and rebirth</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Easter is a time to celebrate the triumphant spirit of renewal after the winter season. It's about rejoicing new beginnings and embracing a season full of hope and growth. These positive sentiments make the holiday all the more special, reminding us to appreciate life's cycles and progress.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It offers a chance to get creative</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>From painting and hiding eggs to designing Easter Bunny footprints, Easter gives everyone an excuse to unleash their creativity. It's fun for all ages, offering activities that encourage color, imagination, and craft to create a joy-filled day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Easter celebrates togetherness</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether it's time spent with family hosting an Easter party or engaging in community egg hunts, Easter is a time made special by the people we share it with. The tradition of distributing handmade Easter baskets and personalized gifts fosters togetherness, creating lasting memories for everyone involved.</p></div></div>

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