Happy Easter

Wishing past, present and future customers a happy Easter!

So what is Easter? No, I’m not about to start a religious message. I just think knowledge is a good thing and Easter can too easily become a black and white affair without any thought given to where it came from and what it is.

Of course, I’m sure everyone hasn’t forgotten that Easter is really the celebration of Christ’s resurrection, but to many people, it is more about giving chocolate eggs and time off work.

Where did the egg giving tradition come from?
Here is a Wikipedia article about this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_eggs

What about the easter bunny? Here is an article on Wikipedia about the origins of this and egg giving
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_Bunny

How about giving coloured real eggs?
Here is a guide to dyeing eggs using natural foods, and flowers – such as violets, turmeric and beetroot.
http://whatscookingamerica.net/Eggs/EasterEggDye.htm

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