Lots of moms like to think out loud and HouseofAnais is one of them. On the latest post to her blog she shares her family's Easter grass growing adventure.

easter grass

So here we go - 10 days since planting the seeds our Easter grass is looking good. The kids got to decorate the grass today. I would say that we even get to trim the grass a couple of times with scissors beforeEaster, so that it won't be too long!

I also realized when the kids were decorating the grass that it is way too small - or that we have too many little chicks and eggs - and I haven't even bought any little chocolate eggs yet.


I think we will be growing a couple of more of these - one for each child so that they all can moisten and mist and take care of the grass. When we took our little road trip the grass was tended by our next door neighbors, and their kids also got inspired to grow a little grass of their own. The fun wait of Easter!

And talking about traditions in general; since we are a multi-cultural family living in yet another country we normally embrace in all festivities we can. That means the Finnish, Spanish and the host country's.

I think we will be organising a little Easter egg hunt and hopefully there will be some "virpominen" too. That is an old Karelian (area between Finland and Russia) tradition where kids are dressed as trolls and they bring these little hand-made, decorated willow branches and wish a good fortune on Palm Sunday. Then on Easter Saturday they will come and collect their rewards (chocolate eggs).

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