Did you know that the springtime holiday of Easter is defined as a moveable Christian holiday and holy day because it isn’t fixed in relation to the civil calendar? This is because Easter falls between late March and late April, which follows the moon cycle. Did you also know that many families celebrate Easter in a completely secular way? This means that most people celebrate the springtime holiday of Easter as a non religious holiday. Another interesting fact about the springtime holidays of Easter and Passover is that they are linked together because they are usually celebrated around the same time each year. In addition, it is claimed that the Last Supper shared by Jesus and his disciples just before his crucifixion was a Passover Seder. Moreover, both springtime holidays use eggs as a symbol. Passover and Easter use an egg as a symbol of the holiday because an egg is a symbol of rebirth and new beginnings. Therefore, since eggs are an important and delicious part of Easter, it is essential to eat either boiled eggs or egg salad on an Easter date. In addition, quiche would be a great meal on an Easter date because quiche is made from eggs. Eggs are a part of Easter and Passover cuisine. In fact, eggs seem to be apart of any Easter date around the world.
In the United Kingdom Easter involves exchanging chocolate eggs and having an Easter meal with a honey baked ham with all of the trimmings. In addition, in the North West part of England rolling decorated Easter eggs is a tradition along with eating hot cross buns. Did you know that Belgium shares the same Easter traditions as North America; however, in Belgium the Bells of Rome bring Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny together. In Norway, Easter traditions include painting eggs, cross country skiing, solving murder mysteries, and playing Yahtzee. Therefore, people can also have an exciting Easter date no matter where they are located.