Topic: easter

Sunday Stocking Stuffers: These Easter Stock Photos Are Anything But Adorable

Sunday Stocking Stuffers: These Easter Stock Photos Are Anything But Adorable

Since today is the holiday that it is and there are lots of adorable articles going around, I figured I would show you a few of the strange things that cropped up when I searched for Easter stock photos. Some are slightly peculiar, others are straight-up creepy — all are hilarious.

Of course, if you have some sort of need for a photo of an evil Easter egg attacking an animated woman in a kimono, then I suppose this is the list for you. More »

Healthier Than Chocolate Bunnies: 6 Easter Traditions From Around the World

Healthier Than Chocolate Bunnies: 6 Easter Traditions From Around the World

I have nothing against religious holidays, but as a fiarly secular citizen, Easter has never really meant much to me. My fondest memories include baskets full of chocolate, hunting for money-filled plastic eggs in my uncle’s yard, and my grandmother’s drool-worthy deviled eggs. These days, it typically involves a Cadbury egg and, if I’m lucky, a vacation day. And for most Americans, I suspect the same is true: Like many other “religious” holidays, Easter celebrations have a stronger focus on worship at the altar of Hershey’s than the resurrection of Jesus Christ. And (again, like many other holidays) American Easter has become far less than healthy. Sugary filling in chocolatey eggs and marshmallow bunnies covered in sugary chocolate do not a healthy holiday make. So to find inspiration for making this weekend’s holiday slightly more healthy (and just because it’s fun), I think we should all take a look at the less chocolate-focused Easter traditions around the world. More »