I'm about to leave the house on my way to the airport and when I pat my jacket pocket to make sure I've got my wallet, it's not there. Don't panic, I tell myself -- it's somewhere in the house.
Between decorating eggs, prepping baskets, and sneaking a few peeps and chocolates, you're getting super excited for Easter. But as excited as you are, there's no one more pumped for the upcoming holiday than your children.
Most of the time they are pantomiming, which means that not a vocal word is coming from their mouth at all, rather, they are simply mouthing words while matching them with physical movement. And nine times out of ten, it's gibberish, random, and unplanned.
Sure, you've heard of turning upcycled glass jars into lanterns, but have you ever considered adding Peeps? Use a pack of colorful Peeps to add instant Easter flavor to decorative lights. Or turn one into a bunny vase.
For those of you who enjoy hosting special celebrations at home, this easy-to-follow Easter entertaining guide will give you decorating and entertaining ideas that your guests will surely love.
The answer to gorgeously colored eggs could be right in your refrigerator.
While my boys still get a bit of candy in their baskets, I am always on the lookout for non-edible, fun treats to fill the plastic eggs for our family Easter egg hunt.
It's the annual moment of fame for the egg, star of the spring holidays of Passover/Easter as well as one of the early season offerings in farmers mar...
These five Easter ideas are each so simple that even I managed to make them with all three rascals under foot, on the counter and running around the kitchen shouting things like "I want to help!", "I'm thirsty!" and "Will you read this book?"
But just because you're an "adult" now doesn't mean you can't celebrate your birthday with the same pizazz and excitement as you did when you were a kid.
Jesus tried to teach us this more than once. What he told us to do in remembrance of him was to share a meal. To break bread, sit down and eat.
I'll admit it: I was more excited about the return of "Doctor Who" than about Easter. Some may say this makes me a poor Christian, but in the past few years it has been in this story of a self-proclaimed madman with a box that I have encountered the most meaningful depictions of the divine.
As I left church following yesterday's service, my heart was filled to overflowing with gratitude and joy. By Monday morning the warm glow of joy and celebration was only a memory as I looked at my schedule and my longer than normal to do list.
When I hear that phase I'm more likely to think of a service that wasn't on Easter, a funeral for a guy who died too young and had insisted that no matter when death came, we were to sing "Jesus lives!"
Eastern Orthodox icons of the resurrection do not show risen Jesus alone. Instead, they show Jesus reaching down to grasp Adam and Eve and pull them also from their tombs. Jesus is yanking them bald headed.