Happy Easter, Happy Spring!
Growing up in my house, Easter was always a time to celebrate.
Easter was about Jesus and the Easter Bunny.
It was about getting a new dress, shoes and a darling hat, finding our baskets, attending an extremely long mass and eating and a huge meal.
Easter was about family, a ham dinner and strawberry shortcake. It was gigantic for us kids and then… poof, it was gone.
As a parent, many of those same traditions were handed down to my children except we, as a family, went out to eat for Easter dinner. It never made sense to me to make a ham dinner for just the 4 of us. In my mind, Easter dinner was for 20 or more, not 4. And so, we began a new tradition, in the land…
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