Saturday, April 11, 2009

Happy Eostre! (and the cake shop is closed for a couple of days)..

Friends, We've decided to take a few days off at the cake shop, and will be closed tomorrow (Easter Sunday) and Monday (because we're closed on Tuesday already.) This will give me a chance to catch my breath before wedding season, and spend some much-needed time off with my beautiful family. Hope you enjoy the lovely spring days ahead!
I'll leave you with this, from the School of the Seasons:
This Christian holiday is named after a pagan goddess of spring (Eostre) and takes place on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox (making it the only Christian holiday with lunar connections). It was named Easter in the 8th century. Before that it was known by the same name as Passover, Pesach...

Read more on the traditions of Eostre here.


rhonda of figs said...

It was great to meet you today! Have a super weekend!

Cornelia Powell said...

Hello! Found you via Breathe magazine...lovely!...will list you in my online magazine, Weddings of Grace

Cornelia Powell
"The Bride's Sage"