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Catholic Activity: Easter Breakfast

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Trapp family breakfast traditions on Easter morning.

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This is what singles out the Easter breakfast from among all other meals of the year — that we partake of this solemnly blessed food. Ham and Easter bread and colored eggs and many, many flowers and pussy willows and silken ribbons give the table a festive look. Artistically painted eggs are usually kept by the owners throughout the year, but the simply colored eggs and many, many flowers and pussy willows and silken ribbons give the table a festive look. Artistically painted eggs are usually kept by the owners throughout the year, but the simply colored eggs are now used for Eierpecken. Around the table everyone takes an egg in hand, and now, by two's, they try to "peck" the other one's egg first. The one who indents the other's egg, while his own remains uncracked, harvests the cracked egg. The one who finally has the most is hailed as victor.

Activity Source: Around the Year with the Trapp Family by Maria Augusta Trapp, Pantheon Books Inc., New York, New York, 1955

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