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Family traditions and rituals enhance the Easter experience for every generation. Patheos writers offer some of the best ideas for celebrating these holy days, including kid-friendly suggestions, treasured recipes, storytelling, and more.

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Recent Perspectives on Easter in the Home

Bunnies Don't Lay Eggs?  Who Knew?

Bunnies Don't Lay Eggs? Who Knew?

Will Duquette

Who ever said the Easter Bunny lays the eggs? He carries them in a basket, presumably filled by hard-boiled elf-hens, then he hides them.

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The Not-So-Christian Roots of Hot Cross Buns, with a Recipe

The Not-So-Christian Roots of Hot Cross Buns, with a Recipe

Phil Fox Rose

A lot of history and mystery surrounds the hot cross bun. One thing we know for sure is that it began in England and has some distinctly pagan roots.

Easter Celebrations and Amusement Parks

Easter Celebrations and Amusement Parks

Tara Edelschick

When I was a teenager, my family spent Easter at King's Dominion, the amusement park an hour from our house, thus avoiding lines because all the Christians were in church. But somehow my childhood lacked a story big enough to live in.

Thoughts to Begin Holy Week

Thoughts to Begin Holy Week

Kellie "Red"

Creating joy in the home.

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