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Why do we buy Easter eggs?

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  • Home Décor Eggstras
  • Put all your eggs in one pot!
  • Easter and other Celebratory Days

Eater egg pots

Why do we buy Easter eggs?

There's no better way to celebrate Easter than with a chocolate Easter egg although I tend to buy smaller one’s each year for the weight watchers in the family.  So why do we buy them? It was a pagan custom adapted by the Christian church as a symbol of new life and came to represent the resurrection. Originally, chicken or duck eggs were decorated in bright colours with vegetable dye and charcoal.  The unsurpassed Easter egg gifts were the jewelled creations made by Faberge in the 19th Century for the Russian Czar – now museum pieces.

Easter chick

Home Décor Eggstras – Chicks, Bunnies and Pastels

The Spring season seems to start with home decor featuring bunnies, chicks and pretty pastel colours which, apparently, are going to be a massive trend in interiors and fashion this year.

Easter chicks and mini potsSo why wait, I said to myself. But choosing your favourite paint colour is like deciding which is your favourite chocolate. Although, I think it’s easier to mix up paint colours using the paint matching technologies than picking just one chocolate! Therefore, I’m starting by investing in some pretty ornaments and, of course, I can’t resist the tastefully handcrafted Things Vintage pastel-hued objects and putting all my eggs in one pot! 

Spring plant pots

April Birthstone

As mentioned in last week’s blog, the April birthstone is the diamond and is considered a symbol of everlasting love and the flowers of the month are the sweet pea and daisy – more about these next week. 

Easter chick

Celebratory Days

March 31              Mother's Day

April 1                   All Fools Day

April 11                 National Pet Day

April 19                 Good Friday

April 21                 Easter Sunday

April 22                 Easter Monday

April 24                 Denim Day

Best wishes from the TV Crew.

 



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