This is How We Do Easter

By 3:29 PM

In my family we do Easter big! Why? Because it's the holiday that celebrates that death no longer has a sting and that we now have the promise of spending eternity in Heaven thanks to Jesus' blood when he died for our sins on the cross.
In our family celebration = fun!!!
So here's what we do to celebrate:
1. We have an adult egg hunt.
Since my brother and I are the babies of the family (keep in mind we are both in our 20s), and still not ready to give up going on an egg hunt, I decided a few years ago to make our egg hunt an all adult egg hunt. So every year after my husband, brother, and I go our egg hunt I put on a hunt for my parents and grandparents. Talk about a good time. The first time I did it which was five years ago, my grandfather, who has since passed away, had the biggest smile on his face and when I asked him if he enjoyed it he responded, "this is the first egg hunt I've ever been on!" Talk about awesome. Here's a photo of the parent and grandparent egg hunt I put on this year.

2. My husband and I do Easter baskets.
If you can't tell how much of a kid I am at heart after this post you're! But my husband and I started making Easter baskets for each other when we were dating in high school and the tradition stuck. Here's our baskets to each other this year:

3. We eat. A LOT!
This year my grandmother bought a honey baked ham and mom made buffalo chicken tenders, homemade mac and cheese, jello, rolls, boiled eggs, deviled eggs, peas, squash, and cucumber salad. Um yum! And of course I made dessert.

And the best part? That was just Easter celebration #1. We celebrated with my family Saturday after church and spent all day Sunday doing it again with my husband's family. I don't need to eat again for a year. Unfortunately I was eating again Monday morning...

What fun Easter traditions does your family have?

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  1. That is so cute that you and your hubby do Easter baskets. Love that!
    Have a great day!


  2. This is too funny, Chelsea! Although, it almost made me tear up at the same time about your Grandpa never having one! But what a great idea for the doing this next year!

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    1. Thank you so much for nominating me, Linda! That is very kind! This is actually the second Liebster Award I have received. So very honored! :)

  4. What fun.......Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  5. Oh, what an awesome idea! I love it. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. So thrilled to have you share with us. Have a wonderful weekend. :)