The Sports Arena-East at the Benton County Fairgrounds filled up quickly with the smell of sweet, tangy, spicy and exotic sauces created by folks from all over Central Minnesota- and filled quickly with hungry 'wingnuts' ready to chow down on 27,000 wings! Check out our gallery of all the fun!
While the Easter bunny is generally well-regarded for its fluffy belly, alert ears and too-cute buck teeth, some humans just aren't so fond of the creature. We're talking about young kiddos who -- when faced with the giant creature every Easter holiday -- erupt into a fountain of tears, traumatic screams and eyes bulging out of their sockets.
It's almost as if adults just want a little entertainment for the day. So, come Easter, they encourage a little PTSD by way of bunny rabbit.
Though technically a religious holiday, Easter has become more synonymous with milk chocolate candies in the shapes of eggs and bunnies, fruity snacks in springy hues and all sorts of decadent desserts. Stock up on the goods in stores, but also think about making a few of your own delectable treats this year.
The Easter practice of egg decorating has meaning behind it: the egg itself represents rebirth, something early Pagans celebrated during the spring season, and was later adopted by Christians to represent the resurrection themes of the Easter holiday. Back in the olden days, colored eggs were decorated in springy hues and given away to lovers and friends sort of the same way we do with Valentines. The egg tradition has held over as the holiday evolved, with most people using store-bought dyeing packages to color their hard boileds.
This year, stray from the usual and create unique Easter egg decorations with the help of these video tutorials.
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