Sunday, March 31, 2013

Easter Day, March 31, 2013

Along side the religious traditions, there is the fun and the Easter Bunny.
Happy Easter and Happy Spring too! 

Hunt to the Easter eggs
Oh-oh, "What does the Easter Bunny have to do with Easter?"

  .... "The first Easter Bunny legend was documented in the 1500s. By 1680, the first story about a rabbit laying eggs and hiding them in a garden was published. These legends were brought to the United States in the 1700s, when German immigrants settled in Pennsylvania Dutch country, according to the Center for Children's Literature and Culture.

The tradition of making nests for the rabbit to lay its eggs in soon followed. Eventually, nests became decorated baskets and colorful eggs were swapped for candy, treats and other small gifts."  Note:  The rabbit and eggs photograph are from

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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