Easter in the Memphis Area 2014

Easter is April 20th

2014 Easter Cindy Meisch Photography

2014 Easter Cindy Meisch Photography

  This year Easter is a couple weeks later than last year. Hopefully it will give the Memphis area plenty of time for spring to finally arrive! Just like last year I wanted to provide you with some links to the local events going on in our corner of the world for the 2014 Easter Holiday.

Easter Themed Mini Session Photo’s

At this point in time an Easter Themed Photo session is not on my calendar. If you follow me on Facebook or subscribe to my Newsletter you know I am struggling with some health issues. If you want to  catch up on that click  HERE. I have several amazing photographer friends in the area and have contacted them to notify me if they add a spring or Easter mini to their schedules. I will post it here and on Facebook as soon as I receive their info.  If you are looking to capture a few images in the daffodils head to the Memphis Botanic gardens. You may have another week left to capture the blooms.  I vaguely remember The Oaklawn Gardens in Germantown having daffodils but am not 100% sure.

Easter Egg Hunts in the Memphis Area

Please see each towns website for ages, dates and times!

Memphis Botanic Gardens Family Egg Hunt is April 19th

City of Bartlett’s Egg Hunt and Basket decorating contest is April 12th

Arlington’s Egg Hunt in the Square is April 19th

Germantown has 2 events! A Glow in the Dark April 11th and an Easter Eggstraveganza on the 12th

My Go-To site for local information and events is East Memphis Moms

Want your church or favorite location for an egg hunt added? Just leave me a comment and I will add your info!

Easter Brunch

Many places offer a fabulous Easter Brunch. Make your reservations early!  My faves are The Majestic Grille Owen Brennan’s, and the  The Peabody Hotel are just a few. Find a restaurant in your town or make this simple breakfast casserole the night before and just pop it into the oven.  Recipe from my amazing friend Mandy!

Breakfast Casserole 8-10 eggs,  1 cup whole milk,  1 cup half and half,  1-2 cups grated cheese – cheddar and Colby,  1 lb. hot or mild sausage (cooked and drained),  8 slices white bread w/ crust cubed ,  1-2 tsp dry mustard,  3-4 TBSP worstershire,  salt and pepper to taste.

Grease 9×13.  Crumble bread cubes  evenly on bottom.  Sprinkle sausage and cheese over bread.  Douce w/ worstershire.  Beat eggs, milk, half and half, mustard, salt and pepper very well and pour over top of bread/sausage.  Cover and refrige overnight.  Next morning bake at 350 for about 45 minutes.

Easter Crafts and Inspiration

Check out my Pinterest Board to find out what is inspiring me as we head into the Easter and Spring Season! One of the things I have pinned are some Easter themed lunch box jokes from Kristen Duke Photography. I pack my kids a lunch everyday. My son feels to old for his mom to leave him love notes but he doesn’t mind a joke he can share with his friends!

Happy Spring!

-Cindy

 

 

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