Today we there are hundreds of traditions and customs surrounding various holidays. Goblins and ghouls haunt Halloween, reindeer and Santa add fun and joy to Christmas and bunnies and eggs make Easter sweeter. So, where did these traditions come from? …[Continue]
Easter BunnyEaster Bunny Fun: Origin and history of the Easter bunny.
Although the exact origins of the Easter bunny are unclear, historical writings appear to indicate that the bunny, or hare, as an Easter symbol has its origins in Alsace, France and southwestern Germany. The Easter Bunny, and Easter celebrations as …[Continue]
Many retailers signal spring’s arrival with the image of the Easter bunny. In stores everywhere we see the image of a giant pastel bunny (many times carrying eggs in a basket) advertising that merchant’s wares. Homes are decorated with images …[Continue]
While the Easter bunny has become the central figure of the commercial aspect of Easter there is actually a long and religiously linked history of how the Easter bunny came to be. In the ancient world, the rabbit had long …[Continue]
As Easter approaches it seems that bunnies begin to appear everywhere. While many people assume that Easter bunnies are simply a sign of spring and a signal that Easter will soon arrive there is actually an extensive history on the …[Continue]