When my kids were little I loved Easter and developed a few traditions. As my kids aged, I lost interest in the holiday as it wasn’t as fun. However, in 2020 Easter was the first “normal” thing we did as a family and since then it holds a special place in my heart as I have a ton of great memories of that day.
How I prepare for Easter
Like Christmas, we eat all day. We spend a ton of time in the kitchen all day laughing, cooking, baking, and eating.
Easter Breakfast is something I have done since my kids were little. You would think they would have outgrown bunny butt pancakes (much like they should have outgrown reindeer pancakes for Christmas) but you’d be wrong.
- Bunny butt pancakes
Because we bake and cook all day I make two platters for us to munch on throughout the day.
- 3 different cheeses
- 3 different crackers
- 3 different meats
- Grape Tomatoes
Dinner is a pretty standard issue in my house. It’s almost exactly the same as Christmas and Thanksgiving.
- Mashed Potatoes
- Cranberry Sauce
- Green Beans
Easter Baskets For the Kids
For my teens, I try to do special easter baskets that aren’t full of candy. You can read about the ones I’ve done for my son here and the ones I’ve done for my daughter here. I’ve also been known to just do an easter card with a few gift cards in them.
Those are my best tips for Easter. If you have any of your own, I would love to hear about them in the comments section.