Last night, I was feeling good and wondering what I was going to do today, when I was overcome by the fun idea of a reverse Easter egg hunt. Okay, it's still like a regular Easter egg hunt, but way more fun! My purse has been rattling with loose change for a few weeks, and the original idea blossomed into filling plastic eggs with coins for kids or adults to find in local parks. I wanted to share the experience with someone, but I wasn't sure who, so I resolved to play secret agent of joy by myself and went to bed.
White Trumpet Lily, St Joseph's Lily, Bermuda Lily, Christmas Lily and Blunder Buss Lily. All these names describe, define and denote the flower we most commonly call the Easter Lily. A thin, trumpeted specimen of a plant, the Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum) is highly recognizable for its elegant, long, white flowers and gold-colored pollen.
Easter is one of my favourite times of the year. Spring is in the air, the promise of warmer weather and new beginnings. Daffodils, crocuses and CHOCOLATE! There are many ways to celebrate Easter, and in our family we have a few rituals and traditions that I hold dear. These are fun, Easter ideas that you can do with your family too!
Preparations for Easter, like in many European countries, actually starts several weeks before the day itself. In the weeks leading up to Easter, every German town, city and village from Berlin to the tiniest village you will find Ostermarkt (literally Easter Market).
A dinosaur Easter basket can be made or purchased premade. There are many different price points, so you will be able to find one that fits your budget without too much trouble. If you decide to make your own, I will give you some ideas of what you can...
There are many unique Easter basket themes you can use for your children as you celebrate the holiday. While there are many different premade versions available in the store, you might want to explore the possibility of putting together your own. If you have a theme in mind for...
Easter inflatables and other outdoor yard decorations will brighten up your home for the holiday.
There is a wide range of possibilities for decorating and lighting up the outdoor spaces of your home to celebrate the Easter holiday. Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ from the grave and just as Christmas celebrates his birth, Easter is a holiday that is worthy to be recognized and celebrated. Easter is also the time of year when people embrace the spring time and the re-emergence of life that is all around and is especially evident in the budding of trees, blooming of flowers and planting of gardens.
Macrame is a great technique for making an Easter basket. I've scoured the internet looking for patterns for macrame easter baskets and this article shares my finding with you. You will find several great sources here.