Get daily updates directly to your inboxSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!But while many will be at least vaguely familiar with the story of Easter, its relation to eating mountains of oval shaped chocolate treats is less clear.So how did it come about?Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.Christians believe Jesus was crucified on Good Friday and rose again three days later.This means the bank holiday weekend full of celebrations has many of us needing a last minute dash to the shops to buy all our Easter goods.Top Easter facts The first chocolate egg in the UK was produced in 1873 by Fry’s of BristolOn Easter Sunday, some people traditionally roll painted eggs down steep hillsThe gesture of giving eggs at Easter has been traced back to Egyptians, Persians, Gauls, Greeks and Romans. Back then the egg was a symbol of lifeEvery child in the UK receives an average of 8.8 Easter eggs every year double their recommended calorie intake for a whole weekWhen tucking into a chocolate bunny rabbit, 76 per cent of people bite the ears off firstWhere does the Easter bunny come from?We can blame the Germans for the Easter bunny.Originally an ‘Easter hare’, a buck toothed bringer of chocolate to the kids that have behaved themselves was first mentioned in German literature in 1682. The tradition stuck, and has led to the Easter bunnies you see on the shelves today as well as the expectation for a delivery of Easter eggs on the day.Why do we eat hot cross buns at Easter?Hot cross buns are a traditional snack for this time of year you probably noticed your local store stocked full of them on your last trip to the supermarket.Scoffed on Good Friday, they mark the celebration of the end of Lent.The cross on the top represents the crucifixion of Christ and the spices inside remind Christians of the spices put on his body.If you haven’t already had enough of the tasty treats, it’s not too late to pick some up.
I’ve had a couple late model bed and they are ok on brakes. It’s definitely not an issue to shy away from the cars over. They aren’t feather weights so tired and brake quality should be considered. “He wasn’t able to adapt quickly to a program of that extreme, with its emphasis on winning,” Gilman said of Raspa, who participated in one day of tryouts at Broadneck. “I don’t think he was really ready for that. We don’t have the same pressure here you see at a Broadneck or a Annapolis.”.
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