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A holiday that is truly fun for the whole family, Easter is a time to come together and celebrate the spring season with fun games and good food. If you’re feeling stuck on what to plan for the long weekend, we’ve got you covered. Enjoy a few Easter-themed activities and some delicious recipes we think you should try out.  

Fun Activities

Easter Egg Hunt

Your little ones are sure to love a good-old-fashioned Easter egg hunt, and the best part is that they’re easy to pull off. All you need are hollow easter eggs and something to fill them with. You can choose to fill them with candy, tiny treats, or even coins. Once the eggs are tucked away, it’s time to start the countdown for the hunt.


Decorate an Easter Egg

Decorating Easter eggs has become an absolute staple around this time of year. Whether you choose to purchase a kit or go the DIY route, there are an abundance of styles and designs for you to choose from that’ll make the perfect seasonal display.

DIY Easter Basket

With all of the eggs your little ones will be collecting and decorating, they’re going to need a place to put them all. Gather some supplies and turn an ordinary basket into something fun and festive. 

Plant Flowers

Easter signals the beginning of the spring season, and what better way to celebrate than by planting a few springtime flowers? You can choose to plant seedlings, and watch them bloom and blossom over the course of the season, or you can plant fresh flowers to immediately add some colour to your garden.

Tasty Recipes to Enjoy

Braided Easter Bread

This Easter classic is the perfect addition to any tea or coffee, or enjoyed along with your favourite breakfast. Make it the day before, and if you have any leftovers, use them to make French toast the day after. 

Roast Lamb

Add this delectable dish to your Easter dinner and your guests are sure to devour it in minutes. This fall-off-the-bone roast lamb requires a bit of patience, but you’ll be well rewarded with the most tender lamb you’ve ever tasted.

Scalloped Potatoes

There’s never a wrong time to serve up something cheesy, and these 4-cheese scalloped potatoes do not disappoint. The decadence comes from layering potatoes with heavy cream, mozzarella, asiago, raclette and parmesan cheeses to create the ultimate flavour profile.

Honey-Glazed Carrots

As a dish that’s Easter Bunny-approved, these honey-glazed carrots are ready to serve in just 15 minutes, and make the perfect accompaniment to any main course.

If you’re the one hosting this year’s Easter get-together, explore our guide for a few tips that’ll make hosting so much easier. 


Images courtesy of: Betty Crocker (Scalloped Potatoes); Archana’s Kitchen (Honey Glazed Carrots).


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