Easter will be looking a little different…for the second year in a row, but these are just the times we’re living in. You probably won’t be digging into a big brunch and your mom won’t be baking one of her beautiful desserts for you, but all the meaning of this spring holiday is not lost. From a honey-baked ham dinner to kid-friendly décor and fun activities, this list is full of ideas for celebrating Easter at home. And hey, maybe it’s time to start some new traditions!
18 Ideas for Celebrating Easter at Home Because Yeah, It’s Still a Pandemic
1. Order A Complete Easter Meal
Just because we’re social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate with a festive meal at home. Fresh Direct has become our go-to for daily lunches and dinners this past year but we’ll also be trying their Easter spreads and side dishes. Their menu includes items like honey baked ham, baked macaroni and gruyere cheese, green beans with roasted garlic and herb roasted root vegetables. You can even order dessert (think carrot cake or hot cross buns). De-lish.
2. Wine Down With A Vino That Matches You
And while you’re at it, get your wine delivered, too. Answer a few simple questions about your flavor preferences on Winc’s website, and the experts will curate a selection of varieties you’re bound to love. Want to pick your own bottles? Swap them in and add as many extras as you’d like. Psst…you can even choose bottles of red, white, rosé or sparkling based on food pairing
3. Dye Some Easter Eggs
Get a few dozen white eggs, gather the kids in the kitchen and decorate away. This dye kit should keep them occupied for a few hours and once these creations are complete, you can buy even more time by hiding them around the yard (or in the nooks and crannies of your living room) for an Easter egg hunt.
8. Get Fancy With Decorations
Make your Easter table feel even more special with a Peter Rabbit table throw. This intricate design adds a festive touch, without going overboard. We’d suggest pairing it with these Easter-themed napkins that are sure to add more spunk to your table.
10. Order A Cake
You've probably attempted a few new recipes while in quarantine but—sorry—your baking simply can’t compete with a Milk Bar cake. Instead of stressing, order one right from the famous New York bakery and your entire family will be glad you left this part of the holiday to the pros.
17. Get In On The Fun
That said, adult coloring books are also a thing, and you totally deserve to flex your creative muscles as well. Added bonus: Coloring in (or out) of the lines is sooo relaxing.
18. Put Some Razzle Dazzle On Your Easter Eggs
Who said keeping up traditions has to be boring? Instead of going with the usual bunny decorations, paint some celeb faces on your eggs. Yup, Easter’s getting taken to the next level for 2021. (And if your decorating skills aren’t quite up to that challenge, you could always just go with the quotes from your fave TV shows and movies or the song lyrics you can’t stop singing.)