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Ends 4/9 New Chick Fil-A Kids Meals
Ends 4/10 Eight O Clock Coffee and Vintage jar
Ends 4/11 The Better Chip Prize Pack
Ends 4/19 Gourmet Gift Baskets Brownie Sampler
Ends 4/23 The Lean and the Veganist Books
Ends 4/24 Ocarina Musical Instrument
Ends 4/26 Welch’s Natural Prize Pack
Easter Facts and Trivia
►The name Easter comes from Eostre, an ancient Anglo-Saxon goddess.
► Easter falls between March 22nd and April 25th.
► Easter is now celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon which happens on or after March 21, the Spring Equinox.
► Easter also refers to the fifty day season from Easter Sunday through Pentecost.
► It recognizes the resurrection of Jesus on the third day after his death by crucifixion.
► Easter is also a movable feast, meaning it does not fall on a fixed day each year although Christians prefer to celebrate it on the Sunday of the resurrection.
► About 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are produced each year.
► Peeps © are the most popular non-chocolate candy bought during the Easter season.
► Easter eggs are painted with bright colors because they represent the sunlight of spring. The act of painting eggs was originally called Pysanka.
► The most famous event of Easter egg rolling takes place on the White House lawn, a tradition started during the Presidency of James Madison. The original site of the Easter Egg Roll was on the lawns of the U.S. Capitol.
► The white lily, the symbol of the resurrection, is the special Easter flower.
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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 10 and 13. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging, you can find her working at her son’s school, or behind the wheel of her car in the roll of “taxi driver”. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.
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