A refreshing Easter table, set with a sky blue cloth which makes a perfect background for frolicking bunnies and cheerful blooms.
A pink cut glass bottle holds fuchsia flowers. Scattered petals give a carefree vibe to your Easter tea party. Adorable tea packets invite guests to linger over a delicious cup of tea, flavored with individual wooden honey flavored candy stirrers.
A white cake pedestal adds height and interest, holding a pink candy-striped dish. Inside the dish are Marimo moss balls soaking in water with flower petals floating on top. Marimo balls are actually a type of algae and are extremely easy to keep. Plus they make a cool conversation piece.
Sweet bunny platter holds tea and honey dippers while delicate weeping cherry tree branches drape across the scene.
I love the old fashioned look of this inexpensive child figurine. He wears a bunny suit and holds a bow-wrapped egg.
Large bunny figure painted with colorful, gold-outlined butterflies.
The solid metal gold colored bunny is heavier than he looks. He shows his age and travels in the most delightful way.
Ten Fun Easter facts!
- There once was a tradition churches observed that resembled the game of “hot potato.” The priest would toss a hard boiled egg to one of the choir boys. The boys would toss the egg among themselves and when the clock struck 12, whomever had the egg was the winner and got to keep the egg.
- The tallest chocolate Easter egg ever was made in Italy in 2011. At 10.39 metres in height and 7,200 kg in weight, it was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant.
- The name Easter owes its origin from Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess who symbolizes hare and egg.
- Americans consume more than 16 million jelly beans during this holiday. That is enough jelly beans to circle the globe three times.
- Half the states in the United States banned the dyeing of chicks on Easter; however, Florida recently overturned this law and now prevents the dyeing of all animals.
- The White House of tradition of the Easter Egg Roll started back in 1878, with President Rutherford B. Hayes.
- The exchange or giving of Easter eggs actually dates back to before Easter and the giving of eggs is actually considered a symbol of rebirth in many cultures.
- Jellybeans were first made in America by Boston candy maker William Schrafft, who ran advertisements urging people to send jellybeans to soldiers fighting in the Civil War.
- In the old days pretzels were associated with Easter because the twists of the pretzel were thought to resemble arms crossing in prayer.
- 76% of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first.