How to have a cheaper Easter

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  • raybies Layton, UT
    March 15, 2013 9:02 a.m.

    I don't have strong non-religious traditions in my family regarding Easter, so it's really not a big deal if we skip the candy and the egg hunts. We might color some eggs, if we think about it, but honestly, easter's more about singing in the church choir, and telling the ressurrection story. Every once in a while I'll get my girls new dresses, but with the Springtime and the change from winter to springtime colors, that just feels seasonal.

    I think part of the reasons it's easy to keep them distinct from say Christmas, is that the Easter Bunny is clearly a made up, ridiculous holiday icon that even the simplest kid knows is entirely fake...

  • Happy Valley Heretic Orem, UT
    March 14, 2013 12:53 p.m.

    You mean the second religious holiday to be turned into, giving presents and spending cash on toys.

    Good luck, the capitalists own these holidays now.

  • luv2organize Gainesville, VA
    March 13, 2013 6:25 p.m.

    Now let's talk about "How to have a healthy Easter" by not feeding our children candy and treats all day long.