"Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin' down the Bunny trail
Easter's on its way."
~ "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins, 1949
Chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and dyed eggs. If any of these are in your real or virtual Easter basket today, Happy Easter with hopes for a renewed Spring! 🐣🐰
This tartan designed by Carol A.L. Martin contains all the colours of spring and a festive Easter basket.
Many people have fond memories of chocolate bunnies, foil wrapped chocolate eggs, and marshmallow treats.
Many cultures have developed traditions around the decorating, exchanging, or games involving eggs.
In Scotland, the north of England, and Northern Ireland, the traditions of rolling decorated eggs down steep hills and The Pace Egg Plays are yearly events.
For a description of some other traditional and unusual Easter customs in other countries, click the Easter bunny!